A German domino team was attempting to break a record for miniature dominoes. But a fly triggered a premature chain reaction.
An errant fly ruined a world record domino attempt in Germany on Friday.
Participants at a domino event in the town of Nidda, near Frankfurt, were attempting to beat the record for the most mini-dominoes to fall in one go. But a fly landed on one of the tiny dominoes, triggering the chain reaction before they had completed the setup.
"The fly triggered the chain reaction prematurely," organizer Patrick Sinner told DPA news agency on Saturday. "There was no more time to set up all the little tiles again."
The tiles they were using were no bigger than a little fingernail.