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The Belgian reading association BOEK set a new world record for the longest book domino chain.

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They did this to celebrate books and promote reading, the 614 meter or 670 yard long trail took just six minutes to run its course. And this tale had a happy ending … festive fireworks.


They spent a whole night setting up 4,845 books in a 600-metre domino chain before knocking them all down.


two hours to set up, six minutes to be all knocked down.

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The previous winners, from South Africa, held the title for a chain that had 2,850 books in it.

They celebrated their achievement with fireworks (warning: watching this part of the video might be too exciting for dull men):