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Old 11-19-03, 02:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Man stuffs nine rattlesnakes in mouth in world record stunt

WHISKEY FLATS, Texas (AP) - A man stuffed the tails of nine live rattlesnakes in his mouth Tuesday, besting his record of eight.

"I have to break my own records. Heck, there's nobody else who can do it," Jackie Bibby told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for its online edition Tuesday. "I think I could do 12 or 13, but probably no more. My mouth is only so big."

Bibby holds the world record for sitting in a bathtub with the most live snakes - 75 Western Diamondbacks, according to Guinness World Records. He planned to break that record Tuesday by sitting in a tub with more than 81 snakes, but the snakes wouldn't cooperate and Bibby had to quit after only about 40 were dumped on him.

Bibby, 52, has performed snake stunts for television shows and other events. This time it was for the 50th anniversary of the Guinness World Records book, which is due out in September and sent a photographer to record the Tuesday event.

In a field behind his mobile home in Whiskey Flats, a community about 25 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Bibby banded nine snakes together by their rattles and wedged the tails into his mouth. He leaned forward from the waist and held still for 10 seconds, the snakes dangling down.

For the record to be official, Bibby said, each snake has to be at least 26 or 27 inches long. Each weighs at least 1.5 pounds.

Bibby, who works in marketing for a drug treatment center, said he has been bitten six times in 34 years of snake handling.

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Old 11-19-03, 07:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What an idiot!
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Old 11-19-03, 09:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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defenetly .. only in the states lol jk
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In most of these stunts, they cool the snakes down. Diamondbacks, more so then other rattlers, are very protective of their trails. Hence, that famous diamondback pose. I donít think he could have held one diamond by the tail for 10 seconds, let alone 9, unless they were cooled. I saw this yahoo set the record for sitting in a tub of rattlesnakes. I wish him well, and I hope he breaks his own records. I sure hope he knows what will happen of one of those big Atrox senses the extra heat in his crotch region and strikes at it. ha ha ha ha ha
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LOL!!!! He should be in Guiness for "one of the stupidest men alive" !!!
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And he did this in Fort Worth??... Man, I never knew.

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Old 11-19-03, 01:02 PM   #7 (permalink)
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oh my.....i wonder how he first decided that was a good idea..."hey i think i'll go swallow 8 snakes and see what happens..." lol
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Old 11-19-03, 01:59 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I hope this guy doesn't have any kids. I'd hate to have more of those idiot genes swimming in our pool.
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I agree. Let's hope that one actually does bite him in the "junk" so that any future generations of fools are prevented!

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Old 11-19-03, 02:53 PM   #10 (permalink)
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he deserves to have been bitten he be doin that
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Old 11-19-03, 04:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally posted by snakegal12345
he deserves to have been bitten he be doin that
why would someone deserve to get bit by a deadly snake for stuffing 8tails in his mouth, sure it's ********, and i really don't see what he accomplished either
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Old 11-19-03, 04:32 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I get more peved at folks who put them damn sweaters on their dogs personally......folks do silly things.
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Oh the plus side if a Diamondback bites him in the crotch and he's unable to reproduce he gets to go up for a Darwin award right next to his Guiness record
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Heh, I like this quote...

"I have to break my own records. Heck, there's nobody else who can do it,"
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