543: Sierpinski Valentine

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[[File:SierpinskiTriangle.jpg|frame|A Sierpinski triangle.]]
 
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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. Another valentine's in the shape of a heart is [[63: Valentine - Heart]].
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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. Another valentine in the shape of a heart is [[63: Valentine - Heart]].
  
 
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]].
 
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]].

Revision as of 12:23, 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. Another valentine in the shape of a heart is 63: Valentine - Heart.

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.

Another relevant comic to the Sierpinski Triangle 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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