A 5ft 4ins size six waist woman has conquered Buzz's Diner's mega burger challenge

Size six waisted Emma Dalton conquered the Buzz's Diner burger challenge eating a 5,000 calorie meal in 37 minutes

Size six waisted Emma Dalton conquered the Buzz's Diner burger challenge eating a 5,000 calorie meal in 37 minutes

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IT is the supersize eating challenge that has made grown men cry.

Hundreds of people have travelled across the country to take on a Southampton diner's humungous burger - but all had failed.

But now Buzz's Diner in Southampton High Street will be framing its first winner on its wall - and to everyone's surprise it was a five foot four woman with a size six waist.

Daily Echo:

Staff were shocked when Emma Dalton, finished the beastly burger called Buzz's Big One in just 37 minutes.

Emma who works in telesales saw the challenge on Facebook and contacted the diner, then arranged to travel down to Southampton from Bromsgrove to take it on.

This was nothing new for Buzz's Diner boss Mark Thurston-Jones who said that nearly than 250 people had taken the challenge on from all corners of the country.

Mark Thurston-Jones explained that most people usually give up after 25 minutes and staff at the diner started to think no-one would ever beat it.

He said: “I have seen some people cry because they thought they would be able to do it and fail.

“I have seen people on the point of vomiting because they have eaten too much and we have had people that are 25 plus stone trying it and failing abysmally.”

“I was gobsmacked when Emma managed to do it, I thought it would have been a big burly guy would complete the challenge, but a size six woman took us by surprise.”

Emma also had space for a pudding afterwards and immediately after the burger set her eyes on a chocolate brownie.

The 25-year-old, who now has been nicknamed Emma 'pocket rocket' Dalton, won two £50 vouchers for being the first person to beat Buzz's Big One.

Daily Echo: Emma finishing off the challenge

She said: “I have done a few eating challenges before but this was the biggest one I had done.

“I did think there was no way that I would not do it in 40 minutes. When I saw the burger I immediately thought it is not as bad as I thought, then I cut it in half and saw the thickness of the meat and thought oh my god.

“My tactics were to get through it as quickly as I could while also pacing myself as well so I wouldn't hit a wall.

“I felt absolutely fine after I finished it, in previous eating challenges I felt really sick but this time there were no problems whatsoever.”

She has been doing eating challenges for the past eight weeks since being inspired after doing one in America, she added: “I have always been a pig I am called the human hoover at home and I am always finishing my boyfriends food.”

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6:24am Fri 29 Aug 14

SwedeSaint says...

Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge' SwedeSaint
  • Score: -26

6:53am Fri 29 Aug 14

saintsfan76 says...

You certainly wouldnt expect a woman of her size and build to be able to eat a burger that massive.
You certainly wouldnt expect a woman of her size and build to be able to eat a burger that massive. saintsfan76
  • Score: 15

7:41am Fri 29 Aug 14

sue1956 says...

I wonder what "space pudding is"? I do wish the DE would proof read articles.
I wonder what "space pudding is"? I do wish the DE would proof read articles. sue1956
  • Score: 11

7:43am Fri 29 Aug 14

Stuffed2 says...

The only time i have been there i was served a multi-pack bottle of budweiser which you get from a supermarket which works out like 50p a bottle and i got charge £4.00 for it , When i email them after they told me it was a one-off thing so i will have to take there word for it
The only time i have been there i was served a multi-pack bottle of budweiser which you get from a supermarket which works out like 50p a bottle and i got charge £4.00 for it , When i email them after they told me it was a one-off thing so i will have to take there word for it Stuffed2
  • Score: 9

7:47am Fri 29 Aug 14

Quentin Heslop says...

And in other news, people across the world are starving to death.
And in other news, people across the world are starving to death. Quentin Heslop
  • Score: 1

8:00am Fri 29 Aug 14

TruthTellerTomIV says...

She should use her mouth for something else and put it on the internet. No point wasting a talent like that.
She should use her mouth for something else and put it on the internet. No point wasting a talent like that. TruthTellerTomIV
  • Score: -4

8:01am Fri 29 Aug 14

StopMoaningPeople says...

TruthTellerTomIV wrote:
She should use her mouth for something else and put it on the internet. No point wasting a talent like that.
Phwoar bit of alright!!
[quote][p][bold]TruthTellerTomIV[/bold] wrote: She should use her mouth for something else and put it on the internet. No point wasting a talent like that.[/p][/quote]Phwoar bit of alright!! StopMoaningPeople
  • Score: -1

9:41am Fri 29 Aug 14

elvisimo says...

SwedeSaint wrote:
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
why is it disgusting?
[quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'[/p][/quote]why is it disgusting? elvisimo
  • Score: 3

10:18am Fri 29 Aug 14

camerajuan says...

SwedeSaint wrote:
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it?

Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.
[quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'[/p][/quote]My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it? Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either. camerajuan
  • Score: 10

11:03am Fri 29 Aug 14

TruthTellerTomIV says...

SwedeSaint wrote:
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
Crazy how others don't see this. Minds being further brain washed by companies. We'll be charged for carbon dioxide soon.
[quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'[/p][/quote]Crazy how others don't see this. Minds being further brain washed by companies. We'll be charged for carbon dioxide soon. TruthTellerTomIV
  • Score: -7

1:12pm Fri 29 Aug 14

SwedeSaint says...

camerajuan wrote:
SwedeSaint wrote:
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it?

Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.
Commenting on the article that's written on the site - in the part that invites comments......as you are!

Though based on your comments I can see why you don't approve..other gluttonous individuals may also not share my view, but that's OK.
[quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'[/p][/quote]My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it? Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.[/p][/quote]Commenting on the article that's written on the site - in the part that invites comments......as you are! Though based on your comments I can see why you don't approve..other gluttonous individuals may also not share my view, but that's OK. SwedeSaint
  • Score: 0

1:21pm Fri 29 Aug 14

SwedeSaint says...

elvisimo wrote:
SwedeSaint wrote:
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
why is it disgusting?
Just my opinion. Any promotion that encourages people to eat until they can gorge themselves no more, or bring themselves to the point of vomiting is ridiculous. Those that class this 'achievement' as 'amazing' fall into the same category.
If it were alcohol being used as a marketing ploy in the same way there'd be an uproar.
Low rent establishment and low-rent fools who attempt it.
[quote][p][bold]elvisimo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'[/p][/quote]why is it disgusting?[/p][/quote]Just my opinion. Any promotion that encourages people to eat until they can gorge themselves no more, or bring themselves to the point of vomiting is ridiculous. Those that class this 'achievement' as 'amazing' fall into the same category. If it were alcohol being used as a marketing ploy in the same way there'd be an uproar. Low rent establishment and low-rent fools who attempt it. SwedeSaint
  • Score: -2

4:47pm Fri 29 Aug 14

camerajuan says...

SwedeSaint wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
SwedeSaint wrote:
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it?

Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.
Commenting on the article that's written on the site - in the part that invites comments......as you are!

Though based on your comments I can see why you don't approve..other gluttonous individuals may also not share my view, but that's OK.
My point is, you actually have a choice to not view this story. You can clearly read, you saw the headline and thought "Disgusting" and then thought "I'll read that".


You're the fool Swede, no skin off my nose when other people waste their own time on things they have no interest in.
[quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'[/p][/quote]My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it? Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.[/p][/quote]Commenting on the article that's written on the site - in the part that invites comments......as you are! Though based on your comments I can see why you don't approve..other gluttonous individuals may also not share my view, but that's OK.[/p][/quote]My point is, you actually have a choice to not view this story. You can clearly read, you saw the headline and thought "Disgusting" and then thought "I'll read that". You're the fool Swede, no skin off my nose when other people waste their own time on things they have no interest in. camerajuan
  • Score: 1

7:10pm Fri 29 Aug 14

SwedeSaint says...

camerajuan wrote:
SwedeSaint wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
SwedeSaint wrote:
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it?

Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.
Commenting on the article that's written on the site - in the part that invites comments......as you are!

Though based on your comments I can see why you don't approve..other gluttonous individuals may also not share my view, but that's OK.
My point is, you actually have a choice to not view this story. You can clearly read, you saw the headline and thought "Disgusting" and then thought "I'll read that".


You're the fool Swede, no skin off my nose when other people waste their own time on things they have no interest in.
I read an article then made a comment - it's how this online comments section works. I don't care if you don't agree with my comment, that doesn't mean I shouldn't have my opinion, or preclude me from only reading certain news articles. Fools make comments without thinking or having the right information.
Also, no skin off of my nose if cretinous idiots partake in these disgusting challenges - you thinking it's some 'amazing achievement' puzzles me.
[quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'[/p][/quote]My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it? Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.[/p][/quote]Commenting on the article that's written on the site - in the part that invites comments......as you are! Though based on your comments I can see why you don't approve..other gluttonous individuals may also not share my view, but that's OK.[/p][/quote]My point is, you actually have a choice to not view this story. You can clearly read, you saw the headline and thought "Disgusting" and then thought "I'll read that". You're the fool Swede, no skin off my nose when other people waste their own time on things they have no interest in.[/p][/quote]I read an article then made a comment - it's how this online comments section works. I don't care if you don't agree with my comment, that doesn't mean I shouldn't have my opinion, or preclude me from only reading certain news articles. Fools make comments without thinking or having the right information. Also, no skin off of my nose if cretinous idiots partake in these disgusting challenges - you thinking it's some 'amazing achievement' puzzles me. SwedeSaint
  • Score: 0

7:12pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Big Vern says...

I'd challenge her to eat 3 portions (large'ish size) of my special home cooked (from scratch, spices ground an' all) home cooked chicken madras curries, plus rice, a couple of naans, onion bhaji....

I love my own home cooked curry but even I can't get through a whole portion without having to save leftovers for the next day!!
I'd challenge her to eat 3 portions (large'ish size) of my special home cooked (from scratch, spices ground an' all) home cooked chicken madras curries, plus rice, a couple of naans, onion bhaji.... I love my own home cooked curry but even I can't get through a whole portion without having to save leftovers for the next day!! Big Vern
  • Score: 1

7:34pm Fri 29 Aug 14

ianmikey says...

SwedeSaint wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
SwedeSaint wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
SwedeSaint wrote:
Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'
My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it?

Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.
Commenting on the article that's written on the site - in the part that invites comments......as you are!

Though based on your comments I can see why you don't approve..other gluttonous individuals may also not share my view, but that's OK.
My point is, you actually have a choice to not view this story. You can clearly read, you saw the headline and thought "Disgusting" and then thought "I'll read that".


You're the fool Swede, no skin off my nose when other people waste their own time on things they have no interest in.
I read an article then made a comment - it's how this online comments section works. I don't care if you don't agree with my comment, that doesn't mean I shouldn't have my opinion, or preclude me from only reading certain news articles. Fools make comments without thinking or having the right information.
Also, no skin off of my nose if cretinous idiots partake in these disgusting challenges - you thinking it's some 'amazing achievement' puzzles me.
So I take it you must know Emma them to be so rude and call her 'Cretinous idiot' the only person here like would be you for being such a rude person . So what if a young slim girl wants to do a challenge like that .
How about commenting without getting personal ,just because it is something you don't like get over it life is to short to get all bitter over comments .
[quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SwedeSaint[/bold] wrote: Another 'ad' for this disgusting place and this disgusting 'challenge'[/p][/quote]My god if you don't agree with the challenge what the hell are you doing on a story about it? Amazing achievement by Emma. I've been thrown out of buffet restaurants for eating too much but I failed to do this in time. Unbelievable someone her size can do this. And she's clearly not contributing to the obesity crisis either.[/p][/quote]Commenting on the article that's written on the site - in the part that invites comments......as you are! Though based on your comments I can see why you don't approve..other gluttonous individuals may also not share my view, but that's OK.[/p][/quote]My point is, you actually have a choice to not view this story. You can clearly read, you saw the headline and thought "Disgusting" and then thought "I'll read that". You're the fool Swede, no skin off my nose when other people waste their own time on things they have no interest in.[/p][/quote]I read an article then made a comment - it's how this online comments section works. I don't care if you don't agree with my comment, that doesn't mean I shouldn't have my opinion, or preclude me from only reading certain news articles. Fools make comments without thinking or having the right information. Also, no skin off of my nose if cretinous idiots partake in these disgusting challenges - you thinking it's some 'amazing achievement' puzzles me.[/p][/quote]So I take it you must know Emma them to be so rude and call her 'Cretinous idiot' the only person here like would be you for being such a rude person . So what if a young slim girl wants to do a challenge like that . How about commenting without getting personal ,just because it is something you don't like get over it life is to short to get all bitter over comments . ianmikey
  • Score: 5

7:34pm Fri 29 Aug 14

03alpe01 says...

Promoting obesity much?
Promoting obesity much? 03alpe01
  • Score: -3
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