In a Valentine's Day's longest kiss record contest, several couples broke the previously held longest kiss record, but after 46 hours, only one couple remained. For setting a new longest kiss record the couple won a diamond ring and over $3,000 in prize money.
Laksana Tiranarat and husband Ekkachai pose with a certificate after winning the World's Longest Continuous Kiss contest and set a new record at 46.24.09 hours in Pattaya, southeastern Thailand Tuesday. It was one long kiss for a couple — one record-breaking embrace for mankind.The Thai couple locked lips for 46 hours, 24 minutes and nine seconds to celebrate Valentine's Day in this southern beach resort town, emerging victorious after a "kissathon" organizers claim marked thelongest recorded smooch in history. According to Guinness World Records the previous record is just over 32 hours was set in 2009 by a couple in Germany.
Fourteen couples kicked off the contest at 6 a.m. Sunday. By Monday afternoon, half had already beaten the record and were still puckering up on the white-marble corridor of an oceanside shopping mall in Pattaya. Passing tourists gawked, smiled and snapped pictures with glowing mobile phones behind a red rope.