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Lara Croft!
15-01-10, 19:05
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It was a giant handshake for He Pingping, world’s shortest man, when he met in this Turkish capital Sultan Kosen, who has been crowned the tallest man on earth.

The 21-year-old 73.66-centimetre (2 ft 5 in) tall, who hails from China, said that he was happy to meet Kosen.

The 27-year-old Turkish farm labourer Kosen, with height of 246.5 cm (8 ft 1 in), took over the title from Bao Xishun, beating his Chinese rival by 10 cm.

“I was having a hard time noticing him,” said the tallest man, welcoming Pingping to his country at a ceremony to mark the launch of the Guinness World Records live road show, Press TV reported.

Pingping is facing a challenge to his title as his fellow countryman Wu Kang is applying to Guinness World Records, claiming that he is under 68.58 cm (2 ft 3 in).



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tonyme
15-01-10, 19:14
Oh Godddddddddddddd how amazing :D

TRhalloween
15-01-10, 19:22
One of those guys is really big and one of them is really small!

nightwishgirl84
15-01-10, 19:25
Wow!
I like the pic of the small man with the huge shoe, that's cool man.

robm_2007
15-01-10, 19:26
they should get a reality show together

Aranara
15-01-10, 19:38
I've seen them in the Guinness Book of Records :p
Wow. O.o

digitizedboy
15-01-10, 19:44
Extraordinary!

ShadyCroft
15-01-10, 20:42
That's great ! :D

Draco
15-01-10, 20:42
Outliers are always most impressive when in context with their counterparts.

Love2Raid
15-01-10, 21:08
Wow, that's really cool!
Look at his shoe, omg...

I'm happy with my average height. :o

Tombraiderx08
15-01-10, 21:11
that man could live in that shoe! D:

Rai
15-01-10, 21:16
Quite extrordinary. I can't help but wonder what health problems they experience. And their clothes must be specially made, surely? Well the shorter man may get away with childrens' clothes to an extent.

SamReeves
15-01-10, 21:18
Those guys have an advantage. One can peer up into some places and the other can peer down! :mis:

Ilie_Fusarau
15-01-10, 21:20
Really interesting :tmb: !

xx_Hunt_xx
15-01-10, 21:23
Woah mad

Surohicko
15-01-10, 21:32
I think this is cruel :(

Chocola teapot
15-01-10, 21:41
Outliers are always most impressive when in context with their counterparts.

Nicely Put.

Love2Raid
15-01-10, 21:42
I think this is cruel :(
Why?

Surohicko
15-01-10, 21:44
Of course these people will agree to have a public output,
But why do we need to have a record of who's small and who's big?
I think it's for a laugh, Not fame....

toxicraider
15-01-10, 21:50
They apply for the record themselves, so it's not like people went out and locked them in a cage. If the people didn't apply for their claim to fame, then there wouldn't be the records.

Love2Raid
15-01-10, 21:52
Of course these people will agree to have a public output,
But why do we need to have a record of who's small and who's big?
I think it's for a laugh, Not fame....
No, I don't think so. I think we are all fascinated by the 'extreme'. What is humanly possible? For example, how long can someone hold their breath etc. That's why the Guiness Book of Records is so popular. It's not to make fun of them. And if you find it funny then you're just sad (I don't mean you of course :)).

Surohicko
15-01-10, 21:55
Ok, Ok, Im sorry just ignore that...


Ohwell i think we should a record thread in General Chat, don't you?

Lizard of Oz
15-01-10, 21:56
OMG the little guy is too cute ^^

Draco
15-01-10, 21:56
Nicely Put.

Lol, fan of statistics and probability?

Chocola teapot
15-01-10, 22:04
Lol, fan of statistics and probability?

Indeed, I thought it was witty.

rowanlim
16-01-10, 01:39
Outliers are always most impressive when in context with their counterparts.

:tmb:

Very cool!

AmericanAssassin
16-01-10, 01:40
Those guys have an advantage. One can peer up into some places and the other can peer down! :mis:

:vlol:

xXhayleyroxXx
16-01-10, 08:37
i know this must be so patronising for them... but OMG SO CUTE! hehe

Lara Croft!
16-01-10, 16:45
Those guys have an advantage. One can peer up into some places and the other can peer down! :mis:

Sam Reeves ... always finding the kinky side of things since 19XX :D

Candee Sparks
16-01-10, 16:47
I think that has to be the cutest thing ever. Its like Jack made friends with the Giant.

Alex Fly
16-01-10, 16:47
Lol that's amazing ! :)

LightningRider
16-01-10, 16:52
Awww, Cute! :D

Lara Croft!
17-01-10, 22:06
Quite extrordinary. I can't help but wonder what health problems they experience.

Both will have serious problems, extra large and extra small organs can't be good!

tombraiderluka
17-01-10, 22:14
Both will have serious problems, extra large and extra small organs can't be good!
Maybe some extra large organs could :mis:

Your_Envy*
17-01-10, 22:14
^ :vlol: