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Most Imaginary Telephone Conversations Had Using Non-Telephones In 30 Seconds
Roscoe, Illinois, United States / December 19, 2010
Thomas McGinniss had eight imaginary telephone conversations using the following non-telephones: a pen, a CD, a book, his foot, a t-shirt, scissors, glasses, and a Mountain Dew Voltage bottle.
- each non-telephone item may only be used once
- each non-telephone must be held to the record setter's ear and mouth in a similar fashion to how one holds a telephone
- each imaginary telephone conversation must include the record setter lifting the non-telephone and conversing with imaginary party on the other end of the non-telephone line
Tags: phone, conversation, telephone, imaginary
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Paul (Pabs) Melia
Ma-ann I think violated is a very strong word. I know that changes can upset some people but surely the art and the beauty of a world record is its progression and it's elevation to new heights. Competitors are all bound by the same guidelines and rules set out.
If it will bring you happiness I may record myself having 60 conversations and dedicate the record to you :)
I just feel like the spirit of the category has been violated. All of the previous attempts said more than a word. If this is the idea they have in their minds, they would probably just say a plain 'hi' and 'hello' too on their videos. I'd like to hear what other thoughts esp. the record creator
I concur with Paul. It's hard to define the line of what constitues an acceptable conversation, and there are no rules stating "number of words that need to be said." Consequently, I vote to accept his submission.
Paul (Pabs) Melia
I looked at rules before attempting record and it doesn't say that you have to say a different thing each time so there can't be a problem there?
Paul (Pabs) Melia
Ma-Ann surely saying Hello is conversing? It's not like the other person could reply because they're not real.
paul: i am not satisfied enough that a simple "hi" and "hello" could be considered an imaginary conversation. Please see current and previous records for references
I agree; I think that's the spirit of the original record.
I think we should add criteria that "no imaginary telephone may be used more than once per attempt."
no i did not...
Didn't he repeat one of those twice - about "wanting to go out"?
Wow! Well done Thomas. Congrats on beating my old record.
Simon, I looked sad because I though I could do at least 5 or 6. I think it was still a good first try
Why does he look so sad after the record is done?
I love the number of items Adam laid out before setting the record. Such optimism!