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A mathematical joke and a poll. [Jun. 1st, 2010|05:36 pm]
Douglas Spencer
Help me out here.

Poll #1572893 Mathematical Joke

Q. How do you do infinite recursion? -- A. First you do recursion once, then you do infinite recursion.

This joke is quite funny.
19(38.8%)
This joke is not funny at all.
15(30.6%)
I do not understand this joke.
15(30.6%)
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[User Picture]From: the_magician
2010-06-01 05:03 pm (UTC)
I agree with bopeepsheep.

Mildly amusing at best.

Not much better as
"first you do recursion once, then you keep doing recursion until you've done it an infinite number of times"

How about "you do this once, and then you keep doing it until this joke is funny" ;-)
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[User Picture]From: peteyoung
2010-06-01 05:19 pm (UTC)
How about "you do this once, and then you keep doing it until this joke is funny"

Ah, that's infinitely better.
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[User Picture]From: andrewducker
2010-06-01 08:55 pm (UTC)
"(a)Recurse once (b) see (a).
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