Area: | Infinite: Bigger than the biggest thing ever and then some. Much bigger than that in fact,
really amazingly immense, a totally stunning size, real 'wow, that's big' time. Infinity is just so
big that by comparison, bigness itself looks really titchy. Gigantic multiplied by colossal multiplied
by staggeringly huge is the sort of concept we're trying to get across here. |
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Imports: | None: It is impossible to import things imto an infinite area, there being no outside to
import things in from. |

Exports: | None: See Imports |

Population: | None: It is known that there are an infinite number of worlds, simply because there is an
infinite amount of space for them to be in. However, not every one of them is inhabited. Therefore,
there must be a finite number of inhabited worlds. Any finite number divided by infinity is as near to
nothing as makes no odds, so the average population of all the planets of all the planets in the
Universe can be said to be zero. From this it follows that the population of the whole Universe is
also zero, and that any people you may meet from time to time are merely the products of a deranged
imagination. |

Monetary Units: | None: In fact there are three convertable currencies in the Galaxy, but none of them count.
The Altarian Dollar has recently collapsed, the Flainian Pobble Bead is only exchangeable for other
Flainian Pobble Beads, and the Triganuc Pu has its own very special problems. Its exchange rate of
eight Ningis to one Pu is simple enough, but since a Ningi is a tringular rubber coin six thousand
eight hundred miles along each side, no one has ever collected enough to own one Pu. Ningis are not
negoitable currency, because the Galacticbanks refuse to deal in fiddling small change. From this
basic premise it is very simple to prove that the Galacticbanks are also the product of a deranged
imagination. |

Art: | None: The function of art is to hold the mirror up to nature, and there simply isn't a
mirror big enough - see Infinity |

Sex: | None: Well, in fact there is an awful lot of this, largely because of the total lack of
money, trade, banks, art, or anything else that might keep all the non-existent people of the
Universe occupied. However, it is not worth embarking on a long discussion of it now because it is
terribly complicated. For further information see Guide chapters seven, nine, ten, eleven, fourteen,
sixteen, seventeen, nineteen, twenty-one to eighty-four inclusive, and in fact most of the rest of the
guide. |