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Longest Time for Two People To Stare At Camera Without Blinking
Clinton, Iowa, United States / September 29, 2011
Mitch Jankowski and a friend stared directly into a camera without blinking for two minutes, 58.59 seconds.
Stride’s setting 100 records in 100 days. At the end of 100 days, we’ll verify if you are the standing Record Holder. If you are, you’ll get $500 for each record you managed to hold with your guile, talent, and sheer will.
General caution and common sense required. We show the Stride Team at work, but recommend that these challenges be done at home.
- timing stops when either participant blinks or stops staring at camera
Tags: Stride, camera, staring, eyes, blinking
MitchJankowski2 on 10/11/201100:28.25
NeilMoallem on 10/11/201108:48.88
MikeWissa on 10/10/201104:36.75
LoganDavis on 10/8/201102:58.59
MitchJankowski on 9/29/201102:37.63
TrevorMoulton on 9/5/201102:41.22
TaylorThompson on 8/18/201102:41.01
AreanJoyner on 8/14/201101:24.20
AlexMarshall on 7/12/201101:41.47
RobertBrunson on 7/12/201100:16.20
AlexMarshall on 7/8/201101:13.46
ClaytonTaylor on 7/7/20111:23:22.0
LeoSaito on 7/5/201100:20.41
Emily-M on 7/2/201100:18.30
Stride on 7/2/2011
I Could Not Keep My Eyes Open For 8 Minutes
They are both looking directly in the camera.
Josh and I are going to try to beat this record on oct 25 or 26 we want it.
Yay! I beat them!
My brother and I used to do this all the time. The first 5 minutes is brutal, but once you get past that it's just easy, you can go for hours! Maybe I'll give it a shot someday.
i stared for 9:38 before but nobody else will stare into the camera that long good job
Jose - definitively a slight twitch, but cannot say that was a clear eye-closing blink
Blink at 4:11? the kid on the left
Schuyler Van Horn
Gold. Pure Gold. and the reaction at the end is just priceless. good work fellas
Boom Baby! Thats what I'm talkin about!
8 minutes. wow
Extremely impressive. Mike and Mike's friend, how did you do this? Ending of video is pretty great, too.
Haha! Funny ending! Awesome guys!
Dakota and I both come from a long line of non-blinkers.
lol.. Neil you looked like you were ready to go for an hour. Your brother went about every 30 seconds
OMG my brother screwed us on this one, wow
What is a brain?
You guys beat me last minute. How could I beat you after the contest is over? Use your brain. Or is it too full of weed for you to realize that?
yes... get better. if you could have beaten it you would have to get that dough.
I am looking forward to this contest being over. RecordSetter is usually a supportive and positive place, but the money-driven competition has created some real animosity in some of these comment threads. Trash talking? Insults? Really? Come on people.
Get better? I could beat you guys easy. Your first video was what? Three minutes? Oh and we did it when we weren't high. Congrats on your money. I bet you'll spend it on weed.
It's okay Logan because I beat this by a lot
Are you kidding me? Oh my hell. That was supposed to pay off a third of my debt. I hate you so much.
Neil...we watched that 9 minute video...your boy on the left blinks about 90 times
step your game up
get better and you woulda won
Peter- there was someone in the background moving a little bit near the middle-end. and the two guys were talking a bit also. If you look real closely, you can see them moving a little bit as they breathe.......
was that a threat I heard .57 seconds? lol. you two are cute!
Schuyler Van Horn
sorry 11:59 pm that is
Schuyler Van Horn
Taylor - deadlines for submissions is 11:59 EDT on 10/11. Just under 2 weeks. get your last minute records in!
When does the contest end?
I think for further evidence on this record, a digital timer or analog clock should be behind the setters or at least something moving so time passing can be better determined to not be manipulated...
Way to go! Christian , props for taking your glasses off for this attempt.
Clayton, amazing attempt. Next time you and your teammate should have the exact same focal point, looking right in to the lens of the web camera.
Agreed. You guys should re-attempt and re-submit this attempt. Remember to follow the criteria as close as possible.
Guy on the left is not staring at the camera
But only one person is looking at the camera? How is this not a fail?
Nathan, we're still processing submissions from the long weekend. Stay tuned!
I posted one that was like 52 seconds about 3 days ago, when will it beat this record?