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Try Not To Gag At These Photos Of Vintage Eating Contests!

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1915 – A watermelon-eating contest in Cincinnatti, Ohio. (IMAGE: CINCINNATI HISTORICAL SOCIETY/GETTY IMAGES)

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July 4, 1919 – A pie-eating contest held as part of Independence Day celebrations. (IMAGE: VINTAGE IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES)

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c. 1920 – Lois and Ruth Waddell devour a combined total of 204 oysters. (IMAGE: BETTMANN/CORBIS)

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c. 1922 – A doughnut-eating contest organized by the Salvation Army. (IMAGE: BUYENLARGE/GETTY IMAGES)

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Sept. 7, 1934 – A pie-eating contest at the World’s Fair in Chicago. (IMAGE: BETTMANN/CORBIS)

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1939 – Joseph Rubolotta, 12, is crowned world champion doughnut dunker at a competition in New York. (IMAGE: BETTMANN/CORBIS)

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Nov. 4, 1948 – Broadway show girls compete in a hands-free spaghetti-eating contest. (IMAGE: BETTMANN/CORBIS)

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1948 – Richard Baranski, 6, savors his victory after eating a 10-inch cranberry pie in 15 seconds. (IMAGE: BETTMANN/CORBIS)

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1950 – A watermelon-eating contest in Rome, Italy. (IMAGE: SEM/UIG/GETTY IMAGES)

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Nov. 29, 1950 – Boys practice for a pie-eating contest at the Los Angeles Food Show. (IMAGE: BETTMANN/CORBIS)

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Nov. 19, 1952 – A sausage-eating contest in Munich, Germany. The winner (second from left) wolfed down 15 sausages in one minute and 45 seconds. (IMAGE: UNDERWOOD ARCHIVES/GETTY IMAGES)

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July 25, 1952 – London students attempt to eat potatoes hung on a line. (IMAGE: HULTON-DEUTSCH COLLECTION/CORBIS)

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May 13, 1954 – Denver Patrolman Joe Hale poses with the winners of a pie-eating contest. (IMAGE: DENVER POST/GETTY IMAGES)

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1958 – Spectators look on as Joe Steele takes part in a food-eating competition. (IMAGE: WATFORD/MIRRORPIX/CORBIS)

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Dec. 5, 1967 – A competitor attacks a plate of spaghetti at Alpino restaurant in London. (IMAGE: KEYSTONE-FRANCE/GETTY IMAGES)

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Aug. 22, 1968 – Michele Billingsly, 12, checks on her competitors’ progress in a pie-eating contest in Denver, Colorado. (IMAGE: DENVER POST/GETTY IMAGES)

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Aug. 18, 1976 – An elementary school student competes in a pie-eating contest in Denver, Colorado. (IMAGE: DENVER POST/GETTY IMAGES)

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April 20, 1978 – Dave Vose grimaces as he swallows the final bite in his victory at the Packer Snacker eating contest, held in remembrance of notorious Colorado cannibal Alferd Packer. (IMAGE: DENVER POST/GETTY IMAGES)

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April 13, 1984 – Dan Blumstein chows down in a hands-free tostada-eating contest for Alferd Packer Day. (IMAGE: DENVER POST/GETTY IMAGES)

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Sept. 20, 1985 – Men compete in a rib-eating contest in Denver, Colorado. (IMAGE: DENVER POST/GETTY IMAGES)

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Sept. 2, 1987 – Denver Broncos offensive right guard Mark Cooper competes in a charity rib-eating contest in Denver. (IMAGE: DENVER POST/GETTY IMAGES)

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c. 1950 (IMAGE: H. ARMSTRONG ROBERTS/CORBIS)

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