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Completely farfetched, but... - Vox Audita Perrit, Literra Scripta Manet.... — LiveJournal
The heard word is lost, the written letter remains...
Completely farfetched, but...

Starship Titanic was a computer game created by Douglas Adams and Terry Jones, and there was an accompanying novel which I would've loved to have gotten my hands on at the time I was playing the game. Well, as some kind of joke, they've put the novel online. Every word of it. In alphabetical order, so if you go to the base URL, you'll get about 28 pages of the novel's words out of order.

The above link is the last page, to spare you the trouble of going through all those other pages, and what it is basically is a puzzle for those who know a little about computer programming: reverse engineer the alphabetised novel using the link they've put there as assistance. I rather suspect the prize for deciphering all that text in the correct order (a copy of the novel signed by Adams and Jones) is no longer available though, but I figured it might be an interesting challenge anyway. Perhaps up your alley, rophuine?

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