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27 of the strangest world records ever attempted

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People will do some pretty crazy things to get in the record books.
Though some world-record holders are physical anomalies - like the world's tallest person , or the shortest - the Guinness Book of World Records is filled with some incredibly strange attempts.
In honor of these odd achievements, here are the 27 weirdest records broken by people around the world. 1,010 bikini-clad women pose on an Australian beach in 2007 to set a Guinness World Record for the largest swimsuit photo shoot to date. In 2011, they were outnumbered by 3,090 in China.
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