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    88 Stone Pumpkin

    88 stone pumpkin!

    A German student has broken a European record after growing an 88 stone pumpkin.

    German student Martin Reiss with his record-breaking 88-stone pumpkin /Europics

    Pumpkin

    I'm assuming stone means pounds, cause I don't think you can grow a pumpkin made out of stone.
    Last edited by MrsMush99; 10-05-2005 at 08:55 AM. Reason: Changing the title

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    Hi Mushy.... a stone is heavier than a pound - so it's way more than 88lbs.. we need someone to do the math

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    I never heard of a stone in describing what something weighs. Maybe I need to get out more.

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    A stone is 14 pounds - so that pumpkin was over 1200 pounds!

    Thats why I like getting weighed in England... saying your 9 stone sounds much better than 126pounds

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casshew
    A stone is 14 pounds - so that pumpkin was over 1200 pounds!

    Thats why I like getting weighed in England... saying your 9 stone sounds much better than 126pounds

    That sure is a big pumpkin! Think of all the pumpkin pie and pumpkin seeds you can get from it.

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    Ok I changed the title of the thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsMush99
    That sure is a big pumpkin! Think of all the pumpkin pie and pumpkin seeds you can get from it.
    mmmmm pumpkin pie!

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    Wonder how much miricle gro he went thru?
    Just when I think that I have seen the most depraved things a human can do to another human, somebody posts a new story...........

    Why is it that when a custodial parent fails to provide for a child it is called neglect and is a criminal matter. But when a non custodial parent fails to provide it is called failure to support and is a civil matter?


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    I have a conversion program at work since I deal with weights -

    it was 1233.49 lbs!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mysteriew
    Wonder how much miricle gro he went thru?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Pook
    I have a conversion program at work since I deal with weights -

    it was 1233.49 lbs!
    That sure is a big pumpkin. Holy cow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsMush99
    That sure is a big pumpkin. Holy cow!
    And pretty good looking too, as compared to most very large pumpkins. They are usually misshapen, and have a mottled color.

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    They are having the annual pumpkin weigh-off at Half Moon Bay, CA today. Heaviest so far is 1147 lbs. but there is at least one heavier one that hasn't been weighed yet. Stay tuned.