All evidence – digital or physical – is submitted by snail mail for the judges to authenticate and confirm according to the guidelines that were set at the beginning. Similar to the application process, the confirmation process involves waiting upwards of eight weeks. If your proof is accepted, Guinness World Records will send an official certificate notifying you of your status and new position in the book alongside the likes of Kazuhiro Watanabe, the guy with the world's tallest mohawk. "He hadn't cut his hair in 10 years," says Janela. "We love those types of things. Where else are you going to go to get recognition for something like that?"
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