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Discussion in 'Slimming World Off Topic' started by teddysgoldengirl, 18 October 2011 Social URL.

  1. teddysgoldengirl

    teddysgoldengirl Silver Member

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    Just came across this and thought I'd share :p

    Weight Comparisons

    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

    13 pounds = a small dog

    15 pounds = 10 dozen large eggs

    16 pounds = a sperm whale’s brain

    20 pounds = an automobile 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 Encyclopaedia 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. PatchworkPuss

    PatchworkPuss Gold Member

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    If I ever weighed myself, I think I might start saying that I had lost x number of guinea pigs each week - if only to watch people's faces!
     
  4. Maximus

    Maximus Gold Member

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    I'll see your guinea pigs and raise you a newborn calf I lost since starting weightloss!

    Veal anyone? lol
     
  5. laura4988

    laura4988 Full Member

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    I need to lose 60lb just so I can declare that I've lost an elephants penis!
     
  6. Maddysmum

    Maddysmum Gold Member

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    Wow - suddenly i feel good about the 11lbs i've lost - i wouldn't want to carry a cat round all day yet thats exactly what i did.
    thanks
     
  7. KittenKat

    KittenKat Operation Hottie Kidnap

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    An excellent way of comparing weight loss!

    I have lost an automobile tyre and 2 guinea pigs!
     
  8. ThatBubbs

    ThatBubbs Silver Member

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    That's awesome... I've dropped a newborn baby (so to speak!) I'm totally going to be counting weekly losses in guinea pigs now :)
     
  9. who_la_hoop

    who_la_hoop Silver Member

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    Close... so close... to having lost the world's largest ball of tape! :D :8855:

    I love this list!
     
  10. LisaC

    LisaC Gold Member

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    Wow! Really puts things in perspective!
     
  11. Princess_Stevie

    Princess_Stevie Gold Member

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    Love it - so far have lost a Chihuahua and half a Guinea Pig :D xx
     
  12. HelsAngel

    HelsAngel Silver Member

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    84 Krispy Kreme donuts. Ironic because that's likely what made me gain in the first place! ;)
     
  13. bexyboo

    bexyboo Gold Member

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    A sperm whales brain, a rack of baby back ribs and half a guinea pig :)
     
  14. teddysgoldengirl

    teddysgoldengirl Silver Member

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    I've lost an average 2 year old .... :eek:
     
  15. solo12

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    Elephants heart and a guinea pig :p
     
  16. stillscrapping

    stillscrapping Full Member

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    :8855:
     
  17. dudette2001uk

    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    I've lost an elephant's penis and ever so slightly less than the average newborn! :D
     
  18. dudette2001uk

    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    If you've lost 15lb hun you've lost 120 Krispy Kreme donuts! :D
     
  19. HelsAngel

    HelsAngel Silver Member

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    Deleted due to bad maths drills.
     
  20. HelsAngel

    HelsAngel Silver Member

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    It is now but at the time it wasn't. Yippee for 120 doughnuts! I'd have one to celebrate but thankfully my nearest stockist us a 90 mike round trip!
     
  21. dudette2001uk

    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Sorry hun, hadn't taken into account you'd posted 2 weeks ago! I'm also glad that there's many many miles between me and a Krispy Kreme place...if there was one any closer I'd well and truly fall off the wagon :D xx
     
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