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The 3,000 metre-long Romanian wedding dress train broke previous record of 2,488 metres, created by Dutch designer. It is made of 4,700 metres of material using 1,857 needles and took 100 days to completeReuters
Thrill-seekers made rollercoasters bit more exiting with world record-breaking nude rollercoaster ride. A total of 102 riders turned up at Adventure Island in Southend-on-Sea in 2010 for the attempt.Reuters
This group of joggers not only ran three miles for charity, but also claimed new record for mass Sumo suit gathering at Battersea Park in 2010Reuters
Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, from remote village in Dang distrct of wouthwestern Nepal, poses with certificate awarded in 2012 for being world's shortest living man, as well as shortest person ever measured by Guinness World Records. Measuring 21.5 inches, Dangi beat former record holder Junrey Balawing, of the Phillipines, who was 23.5 inches.Reuters
Rolf Bucholz, a computer expert from Germany, holds record for world's most pierced man. He has 25 piercings in eyebrows, eight in nose and 278 in genital area.Reuters
Chris 'The Duchess' Walton, of New York, shows off her record fingernails. She grew them for 18 years to secure title in 2011 and they measure 10ft 2in on her left hand, 9ft 7in on the right.Reuters
Adorable pygmy marmoset, which is native to Peru and Brazi, is known to be world's smallest monkeyReuters
Etibar Elchiyev, of Tbilsi, Georgia, poses with 50 metal spoons magnetized to his body after winning Guinness World Record for most spoons on human body in 2011Reuters
People with tattooed backs lined up on Zandvoort beach in northwest of Netherlands to set world record for longest line of tattooed backs in 2005Reuters
Majed Elmalk, of Saudi Arabia, made parents proud when he put 22 live scorpions in his mouth and claimed world record in 2009Reuters
Romania has displaced the Netherlands to secure the honour of holding the Guinness World Record for the longest bridal train.
The 3,000-metre-long train was so long that 17-year-old Ema Dumitrescu stunned onlookers by modelling it from a hot air balloon in Bucharest.
While breaking a Guinness World Record often entails achieving a great feat or displaying tremendous athleticism, people occasionally gain an entry in the book in less strenuous ways.
IB Times UK takes a look at some of the more weird and wonderful official Guinness World Record attempts that have been broken over the years.
This article was updated November 30, -0001 00:00 AM