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Hum    6,929

A Liverpool, UK woman learned that eating a triple-patty burger comes with risk of injury when she dislocated her jaw at a local restaurant ? but after leaving the hospital, she said she'd return for another taste of the burger.

Nicola Peate, a 25-year-old social media manager, tweeted two weeks ago that she had dislocated her jaw while eating the "Kids in America Burger" at the bar Almost Famous.

Peate told the Press Association she had taken a bite of the burger topped with pretzels and candied bacon when she felt a pain in her jaw. By the next day, the suffering became so severe she went to the hospital to have her jaw re-set, according to the story.

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techbeck    4,973

I half  expected her to be a bigger woman

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astropheed    1,757

Amateur.

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HoochieMamma    467

What the hell is a social media manager? :laugh:

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Hum    6,929

I half  expected her to be a bigger woman

She's working on it. :p

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Growled    3,880

She's working on it. :p

Most definitely. A few more of those burgers and she'll be someone's large dream woman. :P

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psionicinversion    180

hmm pretty fit

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Charisma    2,388

I see the size of some burgers and wonder how this doesn't happen more often :laugh:

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vcfan    2,337

What the hell is a social media manager? :laugh:

 

they have jobs now for managing company's twitter accounts?

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Growled    3,880

I see the size of some burgers and wonder how this doesn't happen more often :laugh:

This is the burger our local Mugshot serves:

 

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Charisma    2,388

^OK, I'll bite (pun intended). How does one eat that? Take it apart and eat it in several layers? Actually that would have to be split with a friend or two...

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Growled    3,880

^OK, I'll bite (pun intended). How does one eat that? Take it apart and eat it in several layers? Actually that would have to be split with a friend or two...

I have no idea. I've never ordered one or seen anyone eating one, though several waitresses have assured me that it is ordered several times a week. I would say you would have to layer it down.

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adrynalyne    7,872

^OK, I'll bite (pun intended). How does one eat that? Take it apart and eat it in several layers? Actually that would have to be split with a friend or two...

Just two?

 

;)

 

I'm not exactly skinny and I don't know that me, my wife, and my daughter could eat all that.

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+LogicalApex    1,745

How did this occur? I mean at some point of opening your mouth you usually feel you've extended it to its limit and then you stop. If you're attepting to eat something I'd logically conclude that you would either break it apart in layers, cut it into pieces, or eat something smaller. Maybe there was some intoxication of some sort to make it less likely she could feel that her jaw had been extended to its limits?

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Charisma    2,388

Just two?

 

;)

 

I'm not exactly skinny and I don't know that me, my wife, and my daughter could eat all that.

Looking again, I think you are right. There is a third patty down there. And all that bread PLUS whatever is around it... yep, that's a family meal in one plate lol

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Geoffrey B.    1,414

never dislocated my jaw like that before, However, I have dislocated my shoulder trying to take off a shirt.

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chrisj1968    1,415

How did this occur? I mean at some point of opening your mouth you usually feel you've extended it to its limit and then you stop. If you're attepting to eat something I'd logically conclude that you would either break it apart in layers, cut it into pieces, or eat something smaller. Maybe there was some intoxication of some sort to make it less likely she could feel that her jaw had been extended to its limits?

She was to some degree inebriated. This is a drunk persons stupidity. :pinch:  

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Charisma    2,388

She was to some degree inebriated. This is a drunk persons stupidity. :pinch:  

First sign she was drunk: she ordered that in the first place :laugh:

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Growled    3,880

First sign she was drunk: she ordered that in the first place :laugh:

I don't think we need any more signs after that. :D

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adrynalyne    7,872

First sign she was drunk: she ordered that in the first place :laugh:

I'm not convinced she was just drunk. 

 

Sounds like she had the munchies. 

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MikeChipshop    3,284

I've dislocated my jaw three times why yawning, so it's not that hard to do (or i get bored very easily).

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metallithrax    489

How did this occur? I mean at some point of opening your mouth you usually feel you've extended it to its limit and then you stop. If you're attepting to eat something I'd logically conclude that you would either break it apart in layers, cut it into pieces, or eat something smaller. Maybe there was some intoxication of some sort to make it less likely she could feel that her jaw had been extended to its limits?

 

"Nicola has Ehlers Danlos syndrome which means her hyper-flexible joints are more prone to dislocation than other people's."

 

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+LogicalApex    1,745

"Nicola has Ehlers Danlos syndrome which means her hyper-flexible joints are more prone to dislocation than other people's."

 

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Oh, so no story here at all then. She could have done it eating an Apple.

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_dandy_    214

Oh, so no story here at all then. She could have done it eating an Apple.

 

I hope for her sake that her boyfriend isn't...y'know...big.

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chrisj1968    1,415

I've dislocated my jaw three times why yawning, so it's not that hard to do (or i get bored very easily).

that has to destroy your jaw joint and ligaments. The only creatures I know of that dislocate their jaws are snakes.

 

added: not referring to you as a snake btw.. But i hope you have had NO adverse affects from jaw dislocations 

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