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How much have you lost - a different perspective!

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by RuthG, 27 June 2009 Social URL.

  1. RuthG

    RuthG Gold Member

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    1 pound = a Guinea Pig
    1.5 pounds = a dozen Krispy Kreme glazed donuts
    2 pounds = a rack of baby back ribs
    3 pounds = an average human brain
    4 pounds = an ostrich egg
    5 pounds = a Chihuahua
    6 pounds = a human’s skin
    7.5 pounds = an average newborn
    8 pounds = a human head
    10 pounds= chemical additives an American consumes each year
    11 pounds = an average housecat
    12 pounds = a Bald Eagle
    15 pounds = 10 dozen large eggs
    16 pounds = a sperm whale’s brain
    20 pounds = a car tyre
    23 pounds = amount of pizza an average American eats in a year
    24 pounds = a 3-gallon tub of super premium ice cream
    25 pounds = an average 2 year old
    30 pounds = amount of cheese an average American eats in a year
    33 pounds = a cinder block
    36 pounds = a mid-size microwave
    40 pounds = a 5-gallon bottle of water or an average human leg
    44 pounds = an elephant’s heart
    50 pounds = a small bale of hay
    55 pounds = a 5000 BTU air conditioner
    60 pounds = an elephant’s penis (yep, weights more than his heart!)
    66 pounds = fats and oils an average American eats in a year
    70 pounds = an Irish Setter
    77 pounds = a gold brick
    80 pounds = the World’s Largest Ball of Tape
    90 pounds = a newborn calf
    100 pounds = a 2 month old horse
    111 pounds = red meat an average American eats in a year
    117 pounds = an average fashion model (and she’s 5’11”)
    118 pounds = the complete Encyclopedia Britannica
    120 pounds = amount of trash you throw away in a month
    130 pounds = a newborn giraffe
    138 pounds = potatoes an average American eats in a year
    140 pounds = refined sugar an average American eats in a year
    144 pounds = an average adult woman (and she’s 5’4”)
    150 pounds = the complete Oxford English Dictionary
    187 pounds = an average adult man
    200 pounds = 2 Bloodhounds
    235 pounds = Arnold Schwarzenegger
    300 pounds = an average football lineman
    400 pounds = a Welsh pony
     
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  3. RuthG

    RuthG Gold Member

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    I've lost a cinder block :thinking2:
     
  4. fatfighter

    fatfighter wannabe yummy mummy

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    I've lost an elephants heart whilst doing CD and a gold brick in total! :D
     
  5. Caz

    Caz Slimming down the aisle

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    3 pounds = an average human brain

    That explains a lot, I think that's all I've lost this week
     
  6. Sunshine Singer

    Sunshine Singer Dropped White Sugar & Feeling Fantastic

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    This is brilliant and has me smiling. I've lost (just) an average 2 year old... how fantastic. Thanks for that lol xxx
     
  7. Starlight

    Starlight Gold Member

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  8. **sparkles**

    **sparkles** Silver Member

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    I've almost lost a small bale of hay!:D
     
  9. Lily

    Lily Gold Member

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    Tee hee. :D :D :D

    I've lost an elephant's penis!

    Wouldn't want to be around when he comes looking for it...
     
  10. Chlo

    Chlo Silver Member

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    Love this post.... I've lost a car tyre.

    Although I still have another going spare!
     
  11. Minx34

    Minx34 Minx xx

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    Fab thread ruth! Got me giggling too!

    I have lost between a Sperm Whale's brain and a car tyre!! Mmmmm....Does that mean I have lost a blubber rubber?!!

    xx
     
  12. yyx99

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    I guess that means Ive lost 2 bloodhounds
     
  13. tillyfloss

    tillyfloss Gold Member

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    hehe I have lost the combined weight of a whole car tyre, a human head and a bald eagle..

    Thats bloomin impressive!!!!

    x
     
  14. suranne

    suranne Full Member

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    What a great thread!

    I've lost 10 dozen large eggs :D
     
  15. haggard_hannah

    haggard_hannah Proud to be a Loser!

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    I've lost a fashion model! brilliant! xx
     
  16. trisha

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    I've lost a human leg!

    ps our 3 guinea pigs all weigh 1kg!!!
     
  17. devilishandsweet

    devilishandsweet 100% all the way!

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    Brill post Ruth, puts it in perspective on those weeks when people think 1 or 2 lbs isnt alot!
    I've lost a car tire so far...........only nine more to go lol
     
  18. herewego

    herewego Gold Member

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    :8855::8855:

    Great thread!!
     
  19. Pichi

    Pichi Full Member

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    Yay I've lost the amount of cheese an average American eats in a year.

    That list is really funny by the way. :p
     
  20. curlywurly1234

    curlywurly1234 Cambridge Consultant

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    LOL, I have lost an elephants penis!!! thats too funny!
    Thanks for that! made me chuckle
     
  21. downesy

    downesy Full Member

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    Wow I've lost the average amount of trash a person throws away in a month, scary!!!
     
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