In the Guinness Book of Records there are manystrange and meaningless achievements. Each of them amazes and makes us think again about the possibilities of the human mind and organism. Do you know how long the longest kiss lasted in the world? Read about this in the article.
Kissing is an expression of love and tender feelings. To set a world record in this sphere of human relationships, lovers from Chicago first decided in the 90s of the last century. 17 days and 10 and a half hours - this is how long the longest kiss lasted. The record was set, and lovers were hospitalized immediately after the end of the competition. The diagnosis is "exhaustion of the body". It is known that after the course of treatment the couple in love stopped their relationship. Perhaps too much kissing is also harmful? How did you manage to deliver such an unusual record? According to the rules of the "test", every hour lovers rested for 5 minutes, at which time it was possible to visit the toilet, have a drink and have a snack. Only it is unclear when they slept.
In 1998, the organizers of the Kisses Competitiondecided to change the rules. Now everyone who wants to get into the world record book had to kiss continuously. A new record in the category "the longest kiss" was delivered in 1998. Americans Robert and Mark Griswald could not break away from each other's lips for 29 hours. In 1999, this record remained in the past, since in Israel there was a couple, able to kiss 30 hours and 45 minutes. It is worth noting that under the continuous kiss is meant the moment of connection of the lips. But is it possible to do without water, food and toilet for long hours? When the longest kiss was recorded, the participants of the contest were allowed to drink and take food through a tube. Visiting the restroom was also possible if necessary, but only together with the partner. Otherwise, "athletes" would risk their health. Thanks to the introduction of this rule, those wishing to kiss "for a while" found a lot around the world, and in each year new records were set. In 2014, the longest was a kiss lasting more than 50 hours.
In 2013, a couple from Thailand has proved,that in marriage you can keep love and passion. 58 hours 35 minutes and 58 seconds - this is how long the longest kiss lasted. The Guinness Book of Records recognized this new record. The winners received 3300 dollars and a pair of rings with diamonds. In their interview, the spouses of Laxana and Ekkahay Tiranarat admit that they decided to participate in an unusual contest precisely in order to emphasize the importance of family values. Interestingly, after this victory, the Thai government decided not to organize such large-scale "kissing" contests in the future. This is a big surprise, because temperamental Thais are not the first time in the Guinness Book of Records.
According to scientific research,the average person spends about 336 hours on kissing loved ones. Of course, this figure is slightly higher for those who are trying to set a record for the longest kiss. Contests among lovers of such tenderness are regularly held around the world on romantic parties and especially during St. Valentine's Day celebrations. World records during such events are certainly not installed, but any couple in love can take part in them. And if you're lucky, you can also win an incentive prize.