Talk:403: Convincing Pickup Line

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I'm more intrigued by the Erdős–Bacon number, where Natalie Portman and Carl Sagan both have a six (5+1 and 4+2 respectively). Hogtree Octovish (talk) 06:47, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

Wikipedia and say that Natalie Portman's EB is 7, not six. (Bacon 2, not 1.) Still awesome. gijobarts (talk) 03:36, 2 March 2016 (UTC)
Stephen Hawking has a lower Bacon number than Erdos number. (2 and 4) Netherin5 (talk) 17:39, 13 March 2019 (UTC)

There's some irony here that they both think that they are terrible matches with each other, but both like the logic of making the graph symmetrical, indicating that they probably would be a good match Zachweix (talk) 16:57, 5 November 2018 (UTC)

One could argue that graphs that represent "(consensually) sleeping with each other" are always symmetric, making this a rather tautological pick-up line. 23:06, 21 March 2023 (UTC)

Not every undirected graph is symmetric. (talk) 11:11, 4 January 2024 (please sign your comments with ~~~~)
Is it not? For every path (single- or multi-edge) from node A to node B, there will be an identical (reversed) one from B to A. It seems to me that this would introduce full symmetry regardless of configuration. 18:12, 4 January 2024 (UTC)