543: Sierpinski Valentine

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The {{w|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 {{w|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 {{w|emoticon}} for a heart and goes out to those of his readers that read the [[Title text|title text]]. This is one of the only actually positive versions of a [[:Category:Valentines|valentine comic]] from Randall.
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The <3 in the title text is an {{w|emoticon}} for a heart and goes out to those of his readers that read the [[Title text|title text]]. This actually the only positive [[:Category:Valentines|valentine's comic]] from Randall.
  
 
Another relevant comic is [[95: The Sierpinski Penis Game]].
 
Another relevant comic is [[95: The Sierpinski Penis Game]].

Revision as of 12:21, 29 April 2015

Sierpinski Valentine
Especially you mouseover text readers. You're the best. <3
Title text: Especially you mouseover text readers. You're the best. <3

Explanation

A Valentine's Day card from Randall to the xkcd readers. It is written inside a parody of the Sierpinski Triangle, a Sierpinski Valentine.

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 and goes out to those of his readers that read the title text. This actually the only positive valentine's comic from Randall.

Another relevant comic is 95: The Sierpinski Penis Game.

Transcript

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




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