A silly recursive game

Happy Monday! We stumbled upon the following pointless game via the Facebook page of our friend and colleague Dennis Wye Keen Khong:

It’s National Book Week: The rules: grab the nearest book to you, go to page 56, and copy the 5th sentence as your status. Do not mention the book. Post the rules as part of your status.

(This recursive game also appears in this Reddit thread.) Despite the utter pointlessness of this silly literary game, we find it completely contagious and irresistible! Here is our entry:

“This is where purely fundamental approaches can run into problems.”

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8 Responses to A silly recursive game

  1. jecgenovese says:

    ‘Years later I heard stories about Von Neumann about how he would instantly see the innermost heart of a formidably complex problem, which immediately suggested the road to solution.”

  2. Craig says:

    “Top soil farms blown away in a dust and wind”

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