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Webmachine: the world's biggest water fight

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Webmachine: the world's biggest water fight


Christian students in the USA have set a new world record for the largest ever water fight. They say the 8,957 people taking part got through a total of 175,141 water bombs when they held the event on August 26.

It was organised by the Christian Student Fellowship of the University of Kentucky, which describes itself as a group that organises social events but also does volunteer work to help the homeless or just sits together “talking about Jesus until two in the morning.”

The record has not yet been confirmed by the Guinness Book of Records, although University of Kentucky students have already been claiming the honour. In the meantime, the Book of Records website still credits the Brigham Young University in Utah with the record after 3,927 people took part in a mass water fight in July 2010. Anyway, while the world waits on tenterhooks for the official decision here’s what thousands of people throwing water at each other looks like…

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