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Post Posted:: March 22nd, 2007, 9:22 am 
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The wonderful wonderful people at Distributed Proofreaders (the group that does the proof-reading for much of our <a Gutenberg source texts) have reached a milestone: 10,000 books proof-read.

Sign-up here to help them out:

_________________ | @hughmcguire

Post Posted:: March 22nd, 2007, 9:57 am 

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Location: Thunder Bay Ontario, Canada
WOW thats amazing. I don't think we will run out of books to read. :D

"Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable
people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress,
therefore, depends on unreasonable people." George Bernard Shaw

Post Posted:: July 18th, 2016, 7:59 am 

Joined: February 23rd, 2016, 3:04 pm
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Location: Wisconsin
Yes! I have been looking into them and it is pretty cool. If I have time I may even do some proofreading!


We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. ~Epictetus

Post Posted:: July 18th, 2016, 9:39 am 

Joined: August 17th, 2013, 8:51 am
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Location: Connecticut, US
And Distributed Proofreaders (DP) continues to contribute to Project Gutenberg (PG). In about 9 years (since hugh's post above), the number of books proofread and submitted to PG has tripled to more than 32,000! :clap:

Don (a volunteer at DP for over half a decade)

Post Posted:: July 18th, 2016, 9:56 am 
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I am in total awe of the people at DP. I tried once to do some proof reading and it was far, far beyond my ability and patience to do. A big thanks to those great people!

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I've been putting a lot of thought into it and I just don't think being an adult is going to work for me.

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Post Posted:: July 19th, 2016, 12:44 pm 

Joined: July 14th, 2010, 12:32 pm
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Location: Austria (no kangaroos ;))
I volunteered with the German version of the DP, which was fine... then I took a break and after a few years switched to the original DP and for some reason I was rubbish there... I missed at least 1 mistake on every page... frustrating... I decided to not pursue proofreading any further... it wasn't meant to be :) but I applaud any and all proofreaders.... just sorry, my 'mentor' (who is on LV as well) wasted some time on me :oops:

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