Filipina holds new Guinness world record for largest puzzle collection

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TAGAYTAY CITY, Philippines—Filipina Gina Gil Lacuna is the world record title holder for the largest jigsaw puzzle collection.

Guinness World Records representative Seyda Subasi Gemici awarded the recognition to Lacuna on Thursday.

Lacuna, 61, a retired businesswoman from Manila, has 1,030 jigsaw puzzles of various sizes and forms in her collection, which is housed in her family’s bed and breakfast, The Puzzle Mansion, in Barangay Asisan here.

Her collection includes mural-sized puzzles as well as smaller pieces, some of them in 3D and 4D forms.

Lacuna beat former title holder Luiza Figuereido of Brazil who owns 238 puzzles.

Lacuna, who has spent three to four hours a day the last 26 years assembling puzzles, plans to donate some of her works to cancer patients.

Lacuna said she will continue assembling puzzles, which, she said, has become a passion.

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  • KpTUL

    Thank you very much inquirer. This is really very informative and news worthy. Again there is one more thing that the Filipino people  should be proud of aside from being the record holder of pizza-eating contest and world record holder of kulangot-eating contest. Seriously Ms Cinco ?

    • Etep Xena

      Hey no joke is there really a kulangot-eating contest? By just reading your comment I feel vomitous.Pwe! All I know is cockroach-eating and someone died of it for unknown(?) reason.

      • KpTUL

        oo there is actually … Tatlong PNoy nag tie. Inereport din ni Cinco ‘to last time. Yuck the cocroach. Kung papipiliin ka sa dalawa saan ka ? Yung kulangot dindi malaki yun …

  • Guest

    Woowwww… the world will be really impressed and Standards and Poors will give an AA grade to GPH *irony off*

    We also hold world record of having the stupidest senators on earth.

    • dodong1

      did you mean senators and congressmen??

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/36O4ZGE5JY24XE4XQOXBM6O4WE Klepto

    KSP

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