14 Feb '11, 6am

14 couples across Thailand took part in a 'World's Longest Kiss' contest, attempting to lock lips for more than 32 hours

14 couples across Thailand took part in a 'World's Longest Kiss' contest, attempting to lock lips for more than 32 hours

Thai couples kiss during a competition for the 'World's Longest Continuous Kiss' to mark Valentine's Day in the Thai resort area of Pattaya. -- PHOTO: AFP PATTAYA - A KISS is still a kiss - even if it goes on for over a day. Fourteen couples from across Thailand gathered at Pattaya beach resort to try and break the world record for kissing, attempting to spend more than 32 hours locked lip-to-lip. The marathon kicked off at 6am local on Sunday (7am S'pore time), with each couple given a space of 1 square metre in which they had to spend the time kissing, without leaving except for bathroom breaks. Any break in the lip lock resulted in disqualification. Besides the world record, couples were aiming for a diamond ring worth 50,000 baht (S$2.080) and a 100,000 baht cash prize. During the event, couples were not allowed to sit, sleep or leave the venue. They also had to contin...

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