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(TMZ)   Joey Chestnut eats 17 pounds of shrimp cocktail in eight minutes. Oh sure, when he does it he's a winner, when subby does it he's "ruined the company Christmas party"   (tmz.com) divider line
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2021-12-07 7:17:49 PM  
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Joey Chestnut hospitalized for Mercury poisoning.
 
2021-12-07 7:40:28 PM  
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Not impressed
 
2021-12-07 7:47:47 PM  

skybird659: Up next-
Joey Chestnut hospitalized for Mercury poisoning.


Shrimp's pretty low in mercury. but I guess that is an awful lot.
 
2021-12-07 7:49:36 PM  
That is just stupid.
Gluttony, to be vomited at the next opportunity in the name of all the starving people in the world, from the highest by-catch fishery.

Fark you Joey, you're just an asshole.
 
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2021-12-07 7:52:13 PM  
I could absolutely do a pound in that time. When I was like 10 at Thanksgiving at my uncle's house, they brought out a shrimp cocktail platter and I ate every single one, like inhaled em, before anybody else even got a single one. Boy was my mom pissed (because they were the rich side of the family and we were the poor side and I made us look even worse, I later found out)
 
2021-12-07 8:01:24 PM  
Joey 'Baleen' Chestnut
 
2021-12-07 8:02:53 PM  
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2021-12-07 8:30:08 PM  

Percise1: That is just stupid.
Gluttony, to be vomited at the next opportunity in the name of all the starving people in the world, from the highest by-catch fishery.

Fark you Joey, you're just an asshole.


A lot of competitive eaters don't vomit it up. It's definitely an extreme showcase of gluttony (hey... ill take the shrimps) but a lof of them do a lot of cardio and weight lifting to supplement the intake.

Dunno how many vs how many don't, but in marathon training mode I don't stop eating. On top of a usually active lifestyle and a physically intensive job, if I'm running long distances calories are consumed in the 10's of thousands.

My first one so many damn years ago? I didn't eat to feed my lifestyle. I ended up in anorexia territory. Like approaching 120 at 5'10" and the shoulders and wingspan of 6'.

Running is a rich person's sport, or someone so devoted to it all the money goes into food and running.

Once thought of trying for an Ironman, than thought of the caloric consumption that would be.

That's me giving up smoking and drinking (and yes I'd run marathons in decent time and have someone at the finish line each time with beer or whiskey and a pack of reds) just to pay for the food needed to keep up with that level of activity.
 
2021-12-07 8:36:08 PM  
My sales guy used to eat the tails off my shrimp when I was done with them.  I was intrigued/disgusted.

Then he'd eat the gristle off my ribeye and I'd call it a meal.
 
2021-12-07 8:37:56 PM  
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2021-12-07 8:50:41 PM  
Hey, where was that shrimp?

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2021-12-07 8:54:30 PM  

johnny_vegas: Hey, where was that shrimp?

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It was in the orchid, but I ate it.
 
2021-12-07 9:12:39 PM  

Axeofjudgement: Percise1: That is just stupid.
Gluttony, to be vomited at the next opportunity in the name of all the starving people in the world, from the highest by-catch fishery.

Fark you Joey, you're just an asshole.

A lot of competitive eaters don't vomit it up. It's definitely an extreme showcase of gluttony (hey... ill take the shrimps) but a lof of them do a lot of cardio and weight lifting to supplement the intake.

Dunno how many vs how many don't, but in marathon training mode I don't stop eating. On top of a usually active lifestyle and a physically intensive job, if I'm running long distances calories are consumed in the 10's of thousands.

My first one so many damn years ago? I didn't eat to feed my lifestyle. I ended up in anorexia territory. Like approaching 120 at 5'10" and the shoulders and wingspan of 6'.

Running is a rich person's sport, or someone so devoted to it all the money goes into food and running.

Once thought of trying for an Ironman, than thought of the caloric consumption that would be.

That's me giving up smoking and drinking (and yes I'd run marathons in decent time and have someone at the finish line each time with beer or whiskey and a pack of reds) just to pay for the food needed to keep up with that level of activity.


So, hey, good for you for trying to ironman between smoking and drinking, but that's not reall what this is about.

Consider 1 lb of shrimp, which is somewhere around 400 cal X 17 = 6,800 cal.
Now:

According to Jonathan Waitman, MD, an internist specializing in endocrinology and nutrition at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, it can take anywhere from 24 to 72 hours to break down foods into components that can be more easily absorbed.
In general, Dr. Waitman says that most food - about 90 percent - is emptied from the stomach within four hours.
According to Dr. Waitman, your body will start accessing most nutrients about six to eight hours after eating.


Do the math. How big is a bad of 17lbs of cooked, peeled shrimp? You going to train for a marathon with an extra 15lbs? No...
Come on man, no bullschitt, this has nothing to do with nutrients, digestion or anything of the sort. If he doesn't barf it up, he schitts it out before he absorbs 1/10th if it. This is about gluttony and making money off of it.

Dude, I'm 6'1" 185lbs according to the hospital, and if I eat 1lb of shrimp then I am sated (assuming some sides). I work on my feet, have a 44 jacket size and 34 waist... I don't run marathons, but the people who do live on granola bars and oatmeal, not 17 farking pounds of shrimp!

Of, off to eat 1 normal bowl of clam chowder, some french bread and a side of steamed green beans...
 
2021-12-07 9:19:13 PM  
I like shrimp but can't stand shrimp cocktail. It's like biting into a frozen finger of a corpse.
 
2021-12-07 9:40:53 PM  

Harry Wagstaff: I like shrimp but can't stand shrimp cocktail. It's like biting into a frozen finger of a corpse.


too late

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2021-12-07 9:42:01 PM  

Percise1: Axeofjudgement: Percise1: That is just stupid.
Gluttony, to be vomited at the next opportunity in the name of all the starving people in the world, from the highest by-catch fishery.

Fark you Joey, you're just an asshole.

A lot of competitive eaters don't vomit it up. It's definitely an extreme showcase of gluttony (hey... ill take the shrimps) but a lof of them do a lot of cardio and weight lifting to supplement the intake.

Dunno how many vs how many don't, but in marathon training mode I don't stop eating. On top of a usually active lifestyle and a physically intensive job, if I'm running long distances calories are consumed in the 10's of thousands.

My first one so many damn years ago? I didn't eat to feed my lifestyle. I ended up in anorexia territory. Like approaching 120 at 5'10" and the shoulders and wingspan of 6'.

Running is a rich person's sport, or someone so devoted to it all the money goes into food and running.

Once thought of trying for an Ironman, than thought of the caloric consumption that would be.

That's me giving up smoking and drinking (and yes I'd run marathons in decent time and have someone at the finish line each time with beer or whiskey and a pack of reds) just to pay for the food needed to keep up with that level of activity.

So, hey, good for you for trying to ironman between smoking and drinking, but that's not reall what this is about.

Consider 1 lb of shrimp, which is somewhere around 400 cal X 17 = 6,800 cal.
Now:

According to Jonathan Waitman, MD, an internist specializing in endocrinology and nutrition at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, it can take anywhere from 24 to 72 hours to break down foods into components that can be more easily absorbed.
In general, Dr. Waitman says that most food - about 90 percent - is emptied from the stomach within four hours.
According to Dr. Waitman, your body will start accessing most nutrients about six to eight hours after eating.

Do the math. How big is a bad of 17lbs of cooked, peeled shrimp? You going to train for a marathon with an extra 15lbs? No...
Come on man, no bullschitt, this has nothing to do with nutrients, digestion or anything of the sort. If he doesn't barf it up, he schitts it out before he absorbs 1/10th if it. This is about gluttony and making money off of it.

Dude, I'm 6'1" 185lbs according to the hospital, and if I eat 1lb of shrimp then I am sated (assuming some sides). I work on my feet, have a 44 jacket size and 34 waist... I don't run marathons, but the people who do live on granola bars and oatmeal, not 17 farking pounds of shrimp!

Of, off to eat 1 normal bowl of clam chowder, some french bread and a side of steamed green beans...


Oh no. I said fark that and ain't touching an Ironman. That's a devotion to calories and exercise.

You're absolutely not wrong, he's gonna shiatt it out if he isn't vomiting it.

I admitted this was pure gluttony, my only defense was a lot of competitive eaters do train for this without the bulimic aside.

I'm not arguing nutritional intake or this is just pure publicity

My only argument is a lot of competitive eaters do train like hell so that the body and stomach can accept those calories. It's still gluttony, I'm never gonna disagree with that.

But when I start hitting 20-30 mile range running? I will destroy pounds of food in one sitting. There... there's this black hole in your gut your can't fill. And no. I'm an eggs and bacon guy, not granola even when running.

Otherwise yes. I'm on my feet all day, on ladders and in roof trusses. Hauling steel or pvc or whatever shiat, and I eat a reasonable amount, and I'm consistently 150-155.

Tonight was 3 of the aforementioned tacos on street sized corn tortillas. And a few beers. Cause beer is an essential source of calories 🤣
 
2021-12-07 9:44:06 PM  

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came here for this, but leaving unsatisfied

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/going fishing
 
2021-12-07 9:48:55 PM  

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came here for this, but leaving unsatisfied

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/going fishing


Mmm crappie fry...
 
2021-12-07 9:58:21 PM  
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2021-12-07 10:05:19 PM  

scotchcrotch: Then he'd eat the gristle off my ribeye and I'd call it a meal.


Somehow this sound sexual
 
2021-12-07 10:21:23 PM  

Axeofjudgement: tintar: ScrimBoy: [Fark user image 425x325] [View Full Size image _x_]
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came here for this, but leaving unsatisfied

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/going fishing

Mmm crappie fry...


right?

earlier tonight we had some soft shell crab, no complaints

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/yes I even et the carrot and cucumber
//and the hibiscus flower too
///but not the parsley that stuff is satan's weed
 
2021-12-07 10:28:07 PM  

HeathenHealer: [Fark user image 425x318]

Not impressed


Hey, Joey, the ocean called...
 
2021-12-07 11:07:05 PM  

ChrisDe: HeathenHealer: [Fark user image 425x318]

Not impressed

Hey, Joey, the ocean called...


Yeah well I slept with your wife!!!!!
 
2021-12-08 2:17:45 AM  

HeathenHealer: ChrisDe: HeathenHealer: [Fark user image 425x318]

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Hey, Joey, the ocean called...

Yeah well I slept with your wife!!!!!


His wife is in a coma.
 
2021-12-08 7:24:01 AM  

HeathenHealer: [Fark user image image 425x318]

Not impressed


Also not impressed.
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2021-12-08 7:39:45 AM  

drjekel_mrhyde: scotchcrotch: Then he'd eat the gristle off my ribeye and I'd call it a meal.

Somehow this sound sexual


Especially since "ribeye" is code for my ass
 
2021-12-08 7:41:38 AM  

Percise1: Axeofjudgement: Percise1: That is just stupid.
Gluttony, to be vomited at the next opportunity in the name of all the starving people in the world, from the highest by-catch fishery.

Fark you Joey, you're just an asshole.

A lot of competitive eaters don't vomit it up. It's definitely an extreme showcase of gluttony (hey... ill take the shrimps) but a lof of them do a lot of cardio and weight lifting to supplement the intake.

Dunno how many vs how many don't, but in marathon training mode I don't stop eating. On top of a usually active lifestyle and a physically intensive job, if I'm running long distances calories are consumed in the 10's of thousands.

My first one so many damn years ago? I didn't eat to feed my lifestyle. I ended up in anorexia territory. Like approaching 120 at 5'10" and the shoulders and wingspan of 6'.

Running is a rich person's sport, or someone so devoted to it all the money goes into food and running.

Once thought of trying for an Ironman, than thought of the caloric consumption that would be.

That's me giving up smoking and drinking (and yes I'd run marathons in decent time and have someone at the finish line each time with beer or whiskey and a pack of reds) just to pay for the food needed to keep up with that level of activity.

So, hey, good for you for trying to ironman between smoking and drinking, but that's not reall what this is about.

Consider 1 lb of shrimp, which is somewhere around 400 cal X 17 = 6,800 cal.
Now:

According to Jonathan Waitman, MD, an internist specializing in endocrinology and nutrition at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, it can take anywhere from 24 to 72 hours to break down foods into components that can be more easily absorbed.
In general, Dr. Waitman says that most food - about 90 percent - is emptied from the stomach within four hours.
According to Dr. Waitman, your body will start accessing most nutrients about six to eight hours after eating.

Do the math. How big is a bad of 17lbs of cooked, peeled shrimp? You going to train for a marathon with an extra 15lbs? No...
Come on man, no bullschitt, this has nothing to do with nutrients, digestion or anything of the sort. If he doesn't barf it up, he schitts it out before he absorbs 1/10th if it. This is about gluttony and making money off of it.

Dude, I'm 6'1" 185lbs according to the hospital, and if I eat 1lb of shrimp then I am sated (assuming some sides). I work on my feet, have a 44 jacket size and 34 waist... I don't run marathons, but the people who do live on granola bars and oatmeal, not 17 farking pounds of shrimp!

Of, off to eat 1 normal bowl of clam chowder, some french bread and a side of steamed green beans...


When I ran 15 miles a day, I ate burgers, pizza, tacos, whatever I wanted.  But mostly protein and cruciferous veggies - low carb.  The burgers etc were a treat once every 2 weeks.  Drank and smoked every day tho.  Happy trails!
 
2021-12-08 8:23:56 AM  
Police Academy 3.  Proctor and the shrimp cocktail.
 
2021-12-08 9:06:05 AM  

HeathenHealer: [Fark user image image 425x318]

Not impressed


Once in CC TX I ate so much popcorn shrimp 🍤 my aunt mad me stop.
😒
 
2021-12-08 10:17:51 AM  

Tyrone Slothrop: HeathenHealer: [Fark user image image 425x318]

Not impressed

Also not impressed.
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Beetlejuice - Day-o (Banana Boat Song)
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2021-12-08 11:17:13 AM  

Percise1: That is just stupid.
Gluttony, to be vomited at the next opportunity in the name of all the starving people in the world, from the highest by-catch fishery.

Fark you Joey, you're just an asshole.


The fact that competitive eating is even a 'thing', much less televised and called a 'sport', just blows my mind. Humanity needs an enema.

I'm a card-carrying agnostic, but anyone who perpetuates this shiat needs to burn.
 
2021-12-08 12:03:29 PM  
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Hey guys, what's going on in this thread?
 
2021-12-08 12:24:11 PM  
I really laughed at this headline. Well done, subby.
 
2021-12-08 1:04:04 PM  
Great headline Sub.
 
2021-12-08 1:14:14 PM  
Late entry for headline of the year. LOL

I also agree that "competitive eating" is everything wrong with America (and other countries, too, I guess).
 
2021-12-08 1:25:10 PM  

scotchcrotch: My sales guy used to eat the tails off my shrimp when I was done with them.  I was intrigued/disgusted.

Then he'd eat the gristle off my ribeye and I'd call it a meal.


That's valuable calcium and amino acids. You throw away your tails? That's like throwing away your pizza crusts.
 
2021-12-08 3:32:13 PM  
I used to work at a funeral home and my friend Johnny Farkerfaster asked me what was a shrimp doing between this lady's legs. I told him it was a clitoris and he said it tasted like a shrimp .
 
2021-12-08 5:46:30 PM  

Axeofjudgement: Tonight was 3 of the aforementioned tacos on street sized corn tortillas. And a few beers. Cause beer is an essential source of calories 🤣


This will never be disputed, especially the type of beer we favor.
"There's a pork chop in each one!"
 
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