Can you see if this applies in your case:
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/FAQ#FAQ-Whyaretheremanyrebalancesinmyconsumerlog%3F

Also, what version of kafka 0.8 are you using? If not the beta, then
what's the git hash?

Joel
 
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