Woman sheds half of her weight after being denied ride on roller coaster

Posted Thursday, September 19, 2013 9:00 AM | Contributed by Jason Hammond

A 300-pound woman shed half her body weight after being told she was too fat to ride Colossus at Thorpe Park. Admin assistant Kirsty Mewett immediately pledged to slim down and eventually lost half of the weight by ditching takeaways and hitting the gym.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 9:14 PM
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Fun fact: the abbreviation for pound, lb, comes from libra. Libra is the constellation with the scales, hence the correlation.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 9:19 PM

Can you make yourself disappear?

:-)

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:18 PM
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No, but he helped do it to Tyler.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:52 PM
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You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:55 PM

"No, they wouldn't know what the * a quarter pounder is."

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Friday, September 20, 2013 2:35 AM
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Jeff said:

I hear there are things called "kilograms," and they're part of the "metric system."

I tried to find an explanation for why Britons use "stone" as a measurement of human body weight, but failed. (Basically they just do.) They do however use kilograms for everything else that isn't a human. Confounding.

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Friday, September 20, 2013 9:58 AM
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Royale with Cheese


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Friday, September 20, 2013 10:01 AM
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Check out the big brain on Brett!


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Friday, September 20, 2013 10:41 AM
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You a smart little sucka'! That's right!

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Friday, September 20, 2013 10:45 AM

Say what again!

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Friday, September 20, 2013 10:54 AM
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Oh, I'm sorry - did I break your concentration?


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Friday, September 20, 2013 11:03 AM
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Do they speak English in what?


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Friday, September 20, 2013 11:32 AM
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My girlfriend is a vegetarian, which pretty much make me a vegetarian.


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Friday, September 20, 2013 11:48 AM
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Great, now I'm craving a tasty burger for lunch.


R.I.P LeRoi Moore 9/7/61 - 8/19/2008
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Friday, September 20, 2013 12:31 PM

A Big Kahuna burger.


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Friday, September 20, 2013 1:05 PM
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Hamburgers. The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast.

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Friday, September 20, 2013 1:14 PM
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HeyIsntThatRob? said:

You a smart little sucka'! That's right!

I think in the family friendly version they showed once, it was "mothercracker" instead of "sucka". ;)


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Friday, September 20, 2013 2:35 PM
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I didn't think a non-profane string of Pulp Fiction quotes was even possible...


Parallel lines on a slow decline.

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Friday, September 20, 2013 5:21 PM

Can I just vote up the whole second half of the thread? *laugh*

A long quote from Pulp Fiction is difficult to use without profanity, but I think South Park tripled the amount of swears in the entire Pulp Fiction in...I want to say 10 minutes?


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Saturday, September 21, 2013 6:55 AM

"Boulder Dash" may have made a better headline.

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