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Can this possibly work?

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Having found H2G2, I can't help wondering: Can this possibly work?

Have they planned ahead for the huge quantities of unmitigated crap that they're surely going to find people submitting? Will their database hold up under the strain? Can you really write an interesting encyclopedia just by getting a hundred thousand unpaid volunteers to try and be cool and interesting?

I don't know, but I feel rather lucky to be alive right now, and to be able to watch as everyone finds out.

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