Guinness Record Attempt: Can Brampton Beat the World Record? The search is on for the Fastest Text Messager at Shoppers World!

    BRAMPTON, ON, Aug. 22 /CNW/ - Shoppers World Brampton is on a quest to
find the fastest text messager in Brampton, and maybe the world! On August
22nd, competitors will be asked to put their fingers to the test by typing out
the tricky text challenge: The razor toothed piranhas of the genera
Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the
world. In reality they seldom attack a human. The current world record is an
incredible 42.22 seconds.
    Registered competitors will congregate at Shoppers World Brampton at
11.00am on August 22nd, for a series of head-to-head text offs, leading
ultimately to just one victorious texter. To beat the world record, the
passage must be completed in its entirety, including all capital letters,
punctuation, and spacing. The competitor to complete the challenge in the
fastest time will win fantastic prizes, along with the coveted title of
Fastest Text Messager in Brampton! All attempts will be monitored according to
the Guinness Book of World Record guidelines, and should Brampton prove to be
the home of a texting genius, their winning time will be submitted for
inclusion in the famous book. Competitors must complete the passage on a
standard cell phone with all predictive text features and spelling aids
    Registration forms and full event details are available at the customer
service desk across from Winners in the mall, or at

    WHAT:  The Fastest Text Messager Search

    WHO:   Top Texters from across Brampton and surrounding area

    WHERE: Shoppers World Brampton, Steeles and Highway 10 in Brampton.

    WHEN:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2007.

    About Shoppers World Brampton

    Situated at the corner of Highway 10 and Steeles in Brampton, Shoppers
World Brampton is a single level centre with a mix of 180 shops and services.
The property is wholly-owned by RioCan. RioCan is Canada's largest real estate
investment trust with a total market capitalization of approximately $8.3
billion. It owns and manages Canada's largest portfolio of shopping centres
with ownership interests in a portfolio of 206 retail properties, including 8
under development, containing an aggregate of almost 52 million square feet.
For further information, please refer to RioCan's website at

For further information:

For further information: Nicolee Tattersall, The Idea Workshop Limited,
Office: (416) 504-3977 x26, Cell: (416) 732-0991,

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