A north west man claims to be collecting a chip from every single Wetherspoons across the UK
A man claims to be collecting a chip from every single Wetherspoons across the UK - and keeps them in a labelled trading cards collection book.
Boris Bennett, 35, started to collect chips around a month ago while on a meal out at his local.
The self-employed carpenter stores a labelled chip sample from each Spoons he has visited in clear plastic pockets in a folder.
The pub chain’s super-fan currently has nine chips in his collection but plans to expand his collection by visiting all 925 pubs, he claims.
Boris, from Bury, Greater Manchester, said: "It was a spontaneous decision to start collecting the chips.
The Spoons super-fan said the first chip he collected was from The Robert Shaw in Westhoughton, Greater Manchester.
He said he preserves the chips he collects in a layer of Vaseline to create a barrier which stops them from smelling or going bad.
Boris said: "I don't have a plan for the collection when I'm finished yet - but I do know I'd like to shake the hand of the owner of Wetherspoons, Tim Martin.
"If I get too tired to finish, I might potentially pass the baton onto a fellow chip enthusiast.
"I'm dedicated to Spoons chips because I believe Spoons is one of the pillars that holds up British society.
"I see it as my moral duty as an Englishman to enjoy food and a pint at Wetherspoons."
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