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When Programming Logic is Applied to the Pursuit of Romance [Humorous Comic]

Persistence, persistence, persistence!

June 28, 2012 – SMBC [Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Blog]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 06/28/12

Comments (7)

  1. stipa071

    or what Serbs say, “Beautiful doesn’t fu.., persistent does.”


  2. Mike

    This is, of course, assuming the attractee’s variable changes from ‘x’ to ‘x+1’. I would assume it more likely changes to ‘x-1’, and thus the attractor is trapped in an infinite while loop.

  3. Jim

    I prefer the Try Catch method myself.

  4. Mats Svensson

    10 if (!success) GOTO 10;

  5. Paul

    I like Catch & Release…

  6. Alex e

    What does “14” have to do with anything?

  7. Logan

    14 is a fortnight. After that, the programmer notices the latest FPS game has been released, and no longer has an interest in romance; only late nights, red bull and a desire to kill his latest mouse.

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