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Old 10-01-2012, 06:58 PM   #1
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R.I. man claims world record for 1-ton pumpkin

RI pumpkin breaks world record | WPRI.com

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R.I. man claims world record for 1-ton pumpkin - CBS News

Why bring home a tiny one from the grocery store when you can have this one at your house.

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Old 10-01-2012, 07:03 PM   #2
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That pumpkin could be your house!

We have a guy near here that grows small pumpkins, his top out at just over 1600 pounds.
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Are pumpkins that big any good to eat?
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Are pumpkins that big any good to eat?
I thought you were the Punkin Chunkin afficiando, TL! All for flinging, not eating!
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I thought you were the Punkin Chunkin afficiando, TL! All for flinging, not eating!
Fling a 1600 lb or 1 ton pumpkin?
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Are pumpkins that big any good to eat?
No. No flavor. They become fodder for the piggery. Makes the pork taste sweet. They do save the seeds for next year. They do sell some of the seeds for a goodly sum. The rest they keep for themselves.
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That pumpkin could be your house!

We have a guy near here that grows small pumpkins, his top out at just over 1600 pounds.
1600 pounds!??!?!?! That is an anorexic pumpkin compared to the record holder.
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