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Whether it's in your kitchen, bedroom or garden, there are hundreds of Guinness World Records titles that you can practice and attempt right in your home - by yourself or with a friend. Try out some of these classic records because there's always a chance to beat your personal best, or even the world's best.

If you'd like to officially apply for one of these records, click the link underneath to start an application and receive a full set of guidelines, or visit guinnessworldrecords.com.

Fastest time to wrap a person in newspaper

Fastest time to wrap a person in newspaper

Title holder: Jonny Andrews and Sam Williams (both UK)
Record to beat: 3 min 5 sec
Rules: One person does the wrapping, the other stays still
 

Most balloons burst by sitting in 30 seconds

Most balloons burst by sitting in 30 seconds

Title holder: Ashrita Furman (USA)
Record to beat: 46
Rules: All balloons must be blown up and have a minimum diameter of 20 cm
 

Tallest toilet paper tower in 30 seconds

Tallest toilet paper tower in 30 seconds

Title holder: Silvio Sabba (Italy)
Record to beat: 28 rolls
Rules: Only touch one roll at a time
 

Fastest time to unravel a toilet roll

Fastest time to unravel a toilet roll

Title holder: Dalibor Jablanovic (Serbia)
Record to beat: 9.80 seconds
Rules: Use one hand only
 

Fastest time to butter 10 slices of bread

Fastest time to butter 10 slices of bread

Title holder: Asha Leo (UK)
Record to beat: 26.11 seconds
Rules: Spread the butter evenly *Please Get a parent to supervise if you try this*
 

Fastest time to arrange the alphabet from a can of alphabet soup

Fastest time to arrange the alphabet from a can of alphabet soup

Title holder: No current record holder
Record to beat: 3 min 30 sec
Rules: Find all 26 letters as quickly as possible
 

Most lemons caught blindfolded in 30 secs

Most lemons caught blindfolded in 30 secs

Title holder: Andre Ortolf and Julia Kröll (both Germany)
Record to beat: 27
Rules: You need one thrower and one catcher
 

Most 500-ml bottles balanced on one finger

Most 500-ml bottles balanced on one finger

Title holder: Multiple record breaker Silvio Sabba (Italy)
Record to beat: 25
Rules: Use plastic bottles, use one finger only
 

Fastest time to assemble Mr. Potato Head

Fastest time to assemble Mr. Potato Head

Title holder: Samet Durmaz (Turkey)
Record to beat: 6.62 seconds
Rules: Make sure to put everything in the right place!
 

Fastest 100 m on a space hopper

Fastest 100 m on a space hopper

Title holder: Ashrita Furman (USA) and Ali Spagnola (USA)
Record to beat: Male=30.2 sec, female=38.22 sec
Rules: Bounce as quickly as you can
 

Most straws stuffed in the mouth

Most straws stuffed in the mouth

Title holder: Simon Elmore (UK)
Record to beat: 400
Rules: Hold them in your mouth without using your hands
 

Most dominoes stacked in 30 seconds

Most dominoes stacked in 30 seconds

Title holder: Serial record-breaker Silvio Sabba (Italy)
Record to beat: 48
Rules: You'll need a steady hand for this tricky challenge!
 

Largest bubblegum bubble blown

Largest bubblegum bubble blown

Title holder: Chad Fell (USA)
Record to beat: 50.8 cm (20 in)
Rules: You're not allowed to use your hands!
 

Most M&Ms eaten in 1 minute blindfolded using chopsticks

Most M&Ms eaten in 1 minute blindfolded using chopsticks

Title holder: Ashrita Furman (USA)
Record to beat: 20
Rules: You can only pick up one Smartie or M&M at a time
 

Fastest Jenga tower - 30 levels

Fastest Jenga tower - 30 levels

Title holder: Tyler Measel and Ryan Measel (both USA)
Record to beat: 2 min 51.04 sec
Rules: Team of two. Build within the rules of the game!
 

Fastest 100 metres hula hooping

Fastest 100 metres hula hooping

Title holder: Marawa Ibrahim (Australia). She also holds most hula hoops spun simultaneously!.
Record to beat: 17.87 seconds
Rules: Keep the hoop spinning!
 

Farthest distance to blow a pea

Farthest distance to blow a pea

Title holder: André Ortolf (DEU) - He's a multiple record holder
Record to beat: 7.51 m (24 ft 7.6 in)
Rules: To be completed on a flat surface, using just one breath
 

Most dice stacked using chopsticks in a minute

Most dice stacked using chopsticks in a minute

Title holder: Serial record-breaker Silvio Sabba (Italy)
Record to beat: 44
Rules: Use standard dice and chopsticks. Keep your spare hand behind your back