We already knew you were an amazing bunch but nothing proves it more than our Book Of Records!
Jodie and Soda regularly go to the phones in search of Adelaide’s most extreme examples of things that can be compared easily. And now the ‘winners’ are all recorded, right here, in our Book Of Records.
Most Expensive Vet Bill
🏆Lyn from Coonalpyn🏆
Lyn’s husband put off retiring so that they could keep their mini poodle called Rose alive. She had pancreatitis and a heart murmur and needed regular trips to hospital before she was diagnosed with Addison’s disease.
Most Contacts In Your Phone
🏆Lou From Tanunda🏆
She’s a recruitment consultant who saves everyone she speaks to about a job in her phone!
Most Amount Of Children Given Birth To
🏆Tanya From Hallett Cove’s Grandmother🏆
She actually ran out of names so two of her sons are called John! Tanya’s father was actually one of 22, including the extra children his Dad had!
Most Amount Of Kms On Your Car
🏆Kim from Barossa Valley🏆
His Ford Falcon went back to 0 when he hit the million and now it’s back up to 374,000. Kim bought it for $50 with 980,000kms on the clock already, and it still has its original motor!
Number Of Photos On Your Phone
🏆Trish from Unley🏆
She takes lots of landscape photos around Adelaide and recently took 8,000 in London in three days!
Adelaide’s Biggest Baby
🏆John from Elizabeth’s wife’s uncle🏆
The big fella’s name is Willy, he’s now 6ft 5, and “absolutely wrecked his mother”!
Longest Time You’ve Gone Without Doing No.2s
🏆Angela from Ascot Park🏆
She had a very lazy bowel in the 90s, requiring a procedure in emergency that just about cleared the entire floor! She’s happy to report she’s a daily girl now though, go Angela!
Longest Time You’ve Gone Without A Shower/Bath
🏆Linda from Kangaroo Island🏆
She was building a house and didn’t have access to running water, meaning she had to make do with a quick wipe for a whole year!
How Much Money Did You Find?
Anne found $5k while cleaning a restaurant. She was good enough to hand it in to the owners and later on the restaurant shut down and she didn’t get paid.
Adelaide’s Most Expensive Pet
🏆Warren from Aldinga🏆
Warren’s British Bulldog set him back a cool six grand.
Longest Time You’ve Gone Without Speaking To A Sibling
He had a fight with his sister over a hammer almost 50 years ago and haven’t spoken since despite living three doors away from one another.
Adelaide’s Longest Daily Commute
She drives from Kadina to Noarlunga every day for work!
Adelaide’s Biggest Shoe Collection
🏆Danielle from Happy Valley🏆
Adelaide’s Biggest Vet Bill
🏆Hilary’s boss 🏆
He got titanium plates for his dog
Biggest Age Gap In A Relationship
🏆Karen from Flagstaff Hill’s father🏆
Adelaide’s Longest Labour
Biggest Collection of Pets
🏆Kara from Wingfield🏆
The Most You’ve Cost Your Company
🏆Paul from Bridgewater🏆
Biggest Impulse Purchase
🏆Lisa from Walkerville🏆
She bought a house on a whim!
🏆Peter from Crafers’ friend🏆
Adelaide’s Biggest Wedding
More than 1,000 people
Biggest Lucky Win
🏆Nick from Woodcroft🏆
From a UK lottery
Adelaide’s Youngest Grandparent
🏆Margaret from Flinders Park’s grandma🏆
🏆Aleeta from Ingle Farm🏆
Shortest Time Between Meeting and Getting Married
🏆Manu from Hillcrest🏆
Oldest Thing In Your Pantry
🏆Nadine from Hallett Cove🏆
She still has Menz chocolate from the 1930s in her cupboard!
Biggest Credit Card Bill
🏆Jill from Royal Park🏆
Longest Time Spent Away From Partner
🏆Pete from Newton🏆
Biggest Age Gap Between Oldest and Youngest Child
Most Expensive Unwanted Gift
She bought a $6000 tailor-made chair for her husband which was hideous
Most Expensive Pet
🏆Sue from Mt Pleasant’s friend Mary🏆
That was an expensive horse.
Shortest Time In A Job
Less than a minute
🏆Bec from Lewiston🏆
She turned up to a new job, found an eviction notice on the door.
Oldest Person To Still Live With Their Parents
🏆Sue from Salisbury’s Aunty Jean🏆
She has never moved out of home, aged 80.
Oldest To Find Love
🏆Louise from Brighton’s Aunty Myris🏆
Youngest To Fall In Love
Baptised as babies together
🏆Fiona from Greenwith’s cousin Brenda🏆
She ‘met’ Brendan in the hospital – they were born 2 days apart and baptised together in the hospital church. They met up in Uni and got married.
Longest To Be Together Without Getting Married
🏆Sally-Anne from Edwardstown’s Aunty🏆
Engaged for 53 years and never married.
Oldest New Dad In Adelaide
🏆Sandy from Morphett Vale’s Great Grandfather🏆
He was 71 when he had his last child.
Longest Time Spent On-Hold During Coronavirus
6 Hours and 23 Minutes
🏆Georgina from Hawthorn🏆
She managed to cook and eat dinner while waiting on hold.
Most Number Of Same-Sex Kids In One Family
🏆Sarah from Modbury🏆
Grew up with eleven sisters in the one family, all from single births.
Most Expensive Pet In Adelaide
🏆Sarah from Elizabeth North🏆
Sarah paid $8,750 for a green-winged macaw from Queensland.