publication date: Monday, October 18, 2004 (part of Round XXIII)

category: Competitions

clue: Don't choke.

explanation: Kobayashi was the world champion of hot dog eating, having set a record of eating 53.5 hot dogs in 12 minutes. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Todd Brotsch, Anthony Lewis, and Kevin Laudadio

trivia: As this goo was meant to be hard enough to break a tie, Scott immediately considered going back and re-gooing the source image to make the hot dog less visible, but guesses had already started coming in.


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