World Record for fastest texting gets broken after just one day

World Record for fastest texting gets broken after just one day
Easy come, easy go. It was just yesterday when we reported that Melissa Thompson of the U.K. banged out the phrase, "the razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality, they seldom attack a human" in 25.94 seconds to become the Guinness World Record holder for fastest texting. Ms. Thompson used a Swype keyboard that was pre-installed on her Samsung Galaxy S.

Records are made to be broken and this one lasted all of 1 day. A video shows a gentleman by the name of Brian Sweet who used the keyboard on his Apple iPhone 4 to tap out the same phrase as Ms. Thompson did. Sweet says his time was a solid 4 seconds faster than the record set yesterday. But we would suggest that Mr. Sweet not rest on his laurals. With plenty of practice, someone else could be holding the record as soon as tomorrow.

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15 Comments

1. ap unregistered

"someone else could holding the record as soon as tomorrow." it's "could be holding" not "could holding"

8. lezo unregistered

re read the sentence properly and you ll see you got yourself served

9. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008

damn, eat ur words.

12. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Or maybe he posted that as soon as the article was posted, as his post was at 11:30 and both of your posts were 2.5 and 3 hours before yours, giving PA plenty of time to correct the grammatical error from when he posted until you both viewed the article. He wasn't being a troll, he was correcting grammar to make it more professional... get a life. +1 ap

2. etownone

Posts: 40; Member since: Jul 25, 2010

Looks like the Flash owns an iPhone4

3. iphonesuzerz unregistered

that video is a fake and has already been proven so.

7. etownone

Posts: 40; Member since: Jul 25, 2010

Really? If it's a fake, it def fooled me.

4. ErikSax

Posts: 21; Member since: May 20, 2009

Multitouch cannot possibly hold up against Swype. I am not a fast typist but can almost meet the record speed without much preparation at all using Swype.

5. ssjassassin

Posts: 108; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

What, the, hell. This person is not a normal human. He is tying abnormally fast. As someone who thinks swipe is great and also likes the Iphone board, i find that the less i have to pickup and put down my fingers the better. This person will end up with some joint issues from the strain of tying so fast. Let us make our lives easier, and for the average person swipe will do this with little work or strain.

6. markemark11

Posts: 47; Member since: Jan 07, 2010

wow. im not even sure why i let my boredom win and read this article, because truly, who cares?

11. sameasgone unregistered

Here here!

14. corps1089

Posts: 492; Member since: Jan 20, 2010

Hear! Hear!

10. xmguy1

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 04, 2009

That person could make a great lead guitarist!

13. zD unregistered

FREAK!

15. Jay Bee unregistered

Some people need to get out more!

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