543: Sierpinski Valentine

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
Jump to: navigation, search
Sierpinski Valentine
Especially you mouseover text readers. You're the best. <3
Title text: Especially you mouseover text readers. You're the best. <3

[edit] Explanation

A Sierpinski triangle.

The Sierpinski Triangle is a fractal pattern made of triangles, covering a space. The way it works is to draw a triangle and draw another (upside down) one in the middle. Choose the upper, left and right triangle and repeat the process. The <3 in the title text is an emoticon for a heart. Another relevant comic is 95: The Sierpinski Penis Game.

[edit] Transcript

[Shows an adaptation of the Sierpinski triangle fractal, using hearts instead of triangles.]
Happy valentine's day.

comment.png add a comment! ⋅ Icons-mini-action refresh blue.gif refresh comments!


No comments yet.
Personal tools


It seems you are using noscript, which is stopping our project wonderful ads from working. Explain xkcd uses ads to pay for bandwidth, and we manually approve all our advertisers, and our ads are restricted to unobtrusive images and slow animated GIFs. If you found this site helpful, please consider whitelisting us.

Want to advertise with us, or donate to us with Paypal or Bitcoin?