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Logician’s Pickup Line

July 15th, 2008 · 7 Comments

If I were to ask you out, would your answer to that question be the same as your answer to this one?

(Hat tip to a commenter at Democracy in America.)

Tags: General Philosophy · Language and Literature


       

 

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Michael B Sullivan // Jul 15, 2008 at 12:50 pm

    The correct continuation being, of course:

    “No.”

    “Ah, well, then, will you go out with me?”

    “HELL, no.”

  • 2 Milena Thomas // Jul 15, 2008 at 1:52 pm

    Tee hee.

  • 3 simon // Jul 15, 2008 at 3:04 pm

    brilliant.

  • 4 joey // Jul 15, 2008 at 6:18 pm

    “Maybe.”

    Eh, well, at least it’s a maybe.

  • 5 Anastasia // Jul 17, 2008 at 2:07 am

    yeah, no, see, i thought about this for a while and i still need a flowchart. this logic is too advanced.

  • 6 LP // Jul 17, 2008 at 2:54 pm

    Hey, that’s pretty slick… yours, or borrowed?

  • 7 Jim Treacher // Jul 18, 2008 at 1:52 am

    “Go jump in a lake.”

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