Difference between revisions of "Talk:Hitchhiking Records"

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That one seems a little odd - is it in hitchhiker's popular culture, or why is it there instead of maybe North Cape to the Algarve or to Sicily or to the Bosporus?--[[User:Zenit|Zenit]] 18:50, 1 August 2010 (UTC)
 
That one seems a little odd - is it in hitchhiker's popular culture, or why is it there instead of maybe North Cape to the Algarve or to Sicily or to the Bosporus?--[[User:Zenit|Zenit]] 18:50, 1 August 2010 (UTC)
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:It is very odd indeed, [[Faro]] to [[Riga]] had a race, so that would be a more worthy inclusion... [[User:Prino|Prino]] 22:56, 6 August 2010 (UTC)

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World Records related to hitchhiking has been removed from guiness book years ago. why shouldn't we start a new list? what do you think? how can somebody prove a world record? any ideas? --Quarim 07:31, 21 July 2010 (UTC)

we could allow people to claim a record, until someone else overrides it? Persons should be in our trust-networks for matter of knowing it is true or not. --Robino 14:00, 21 July 2010 (UTC)

Proving records...

... is virtually impossible and that's why (or so I guess) the Guinness Book of Records has stopped accepting them. I asked the four drivers who helped me cover the 2,318.4 km for their names and addresses, but Guinness initially wasn't interested. It was only because I'd been in touch with Ken Welsh a couple of years earlier, to point out that someone had plagiarized his "Hitch-Hikers Guide to Europe" that they relented.

If we're going to set up a records page, it will depend on honesty and we should only accept claims from people who actually keep some kind of logs. My € 0.02... --Prino 18:13, 21 July 2010 (UTC)

North Cape to Gibraltar

That one seems a little odd - is it in hitchhiker's popular culture, or why is it there instead of maybe North Cape to the Algarve or to Sicily or to the Bosporus?--Zenit 18:50, 1 August 2010 (UTC)

It is very odd indeed, Faro to Riga had a race, so that would be a more worthy inclusion... Prino 22:56, 6 August 2010 (UTC)