Top 10 Group World Records

September 22, 2011 Posted by Emily Miethner

School is in session, everyone is back from summer vacation, and the monotony of daily routines threatens to crush your soul. But at least you have friends around. We wanted to make sure you remembered that record setting is not just a lone activity. To prove it to you, we hand selected some of our favorite group world records you can set with your friends at school, in your dorm, or at after work happy hours.


Most People To Kiss Same Person At Once

Paymon Parsia was kissed by 14 people at the same time. The world record, a gift from Parsia’s friends, was given to him on his birthday, April 21, 2010. The feat was performed at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City.


Most People Drinking Bloody Marys On A Staircase

London, Kent is the Bloody Mary capital of the world! Ok, maybe not. But Kristian Foy along with 21 people did get together and drink Bloody Marys on a staircase, setting a (slightly buzzed) world record.

Most People Piggy-Backed At Once

Adam Okrasinski of Brooklyn, New York piggybacked three people at once, a new world record. He stated beforehand that the people needed to stay on his back for at least 10 seconds in order for the record to count. Okrasinski set the record on March 31, 2009 at LVHRD‘s PHTHRD III party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Largest Collection Of People Wearing Jean Shirts

Displaying tremendous aptitude for fashion and style, Charles Lyle and his team at the Boston Beer Company set a universal record for largest group of people wearing jean shirts at once (62). They did so as a stunt to pay homage to company founder Jim Koch‘s permanent jean shirt uniform.The record was set at a company function on January 14, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Most people wearing jean shirts world record


Most People Playing ‘Gorilla, Man, Gun’ At Once

Rob Roush of Blue Springs, Missouri lead his friends in a massive game of Gorilla, Man, Gun, somehow convincing 164 people to play with him.

Most People Wearing Snuggies And Sipping Margaritas In A Bathtub

Think your town is too boring to set world records? Think again. Liz Tertinek along with Katie Rich, Alysse Cottle, Sara Wallitt and Sarah Gasbarro sipped margaritas and wore Snuggies while sitting in a bathtub  in Buffalo, New York. You too, can be as fun as them.


Loudest ‘Pop Rocks’ Chorus

Parents say sugary candy is no good for you. Well, it’s really great for breaking world records. Using only Pop Rocks, the Reflections of Christ Student Ministry in Lake City, Florida created a symphonic sound that reached 72.7 decibels, a new world record.

Most People Singing In A Shower

At the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival in George, Washington, 42 people sang in a shower at the same time. The record was set inside got2b‘s World’s Biggest Shower, a featured festival attraction.


Most People Kissed In 10 Seconds

Love was in the air at the 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. Elizabeth Huber made many a folk happy as she kissed 21 people in 10 seconds, setting a new world record.


Most People On A Loveseat At Once

During the taping of a RecordSetter segment on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon 19 people on climbed onto a loveseat at once, a new world record. The mark was set at 18 before Fallon himself climbed onto the pile, making the final record 19.


Three Group World Records Waiting to be Set:
  • Most People Watching Monthy Python While Drinking Coconut Water
  • Most High Fives Given to Strangers by People Wearing Birthday Hats in 1 Minute
  • Longest Time for Five People to Hold Hands While Skipping Through a Football Field


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