Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fans Set Radical Guinness World Record

It was the largest gathering of humans dressed in green suits anywhere. (Well, outside of St. Patrick’s Day, that is.) 836 men, women and children displayed “Turtle power” at Minnesota’s Mall of America when they set a new record for the largest gathering of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans, beating the previous record of 786 set at Rutgers University in 2008. We like to imagine all 836 fans shouted “Cowabunga!” after the folks at the Guinness World Records gave them the news.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles gathering record
Mall of America

The world record attempt was also to celebrate the launch of a new thrill ride at Nickelodeon Universe, the theme park inside the mall. Dubbed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell Shock, the ride consists of 12 single bucket seats at the end of a cantilevered arm rotating around a central tower, taking riders 70 feet in the air and reaching speeds of up to 25 mph. (Individual riders can control the movement of their seat too.)

Fans who made the pilgrimage also received commemorative Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles t-shirts, face masks and free passes to check out the ride. The ride may sound cool, but for a TMNT fan, realizing he/she wasn’t alone in owning a green suit was probably its own reward.

[Via Action Figure Insider]

Best of KING FM

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Rockstar Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Rockstar Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.