Have you ever
checked out the Love
Calculator? Like the Hamster Dance or the Dancing
Baby, it's one of those annoying little web trends that manages to
spread, virus-like, until it has saturated the internet community.
description of the Love Calcuator, excerpted from the official Love
We all know
that a name can tell a lot about a person. Names are not
randomly chosen: they all have a meaning. Doctor Love knew
this so he made another great invention just for the lonely you!
you'd like to know if a relationship with someone could work out.
Therefore Doctor Love himself designed this great machine for you.
With The Love Calculator you can calculate the probability on a
successful relationship between two people. The Love
Calculator is an affective [sic] way to get an impression of what
the chances are on a relationship between certain people.
I downloaded the
Love Calculator and amused myself with it for a while. It
consists of two text boxes and a button. You simply type in
the names of two people and press the button, and a number that
purportedly corresponds to the likelihood of a prosperous
relationship between the two people is "scientifically
Not a bad
concept, I suppose, but it seems narrow-minded in its application.
Apparently "Dr. Love" holds a rather traditional
conception of the idea of love. Inspired by the somewhat
less traditional manner in which love is portrayed in the Isaac
Hayes song "Simultaneous",
I decided to make the Love Calculator more versatile. I spent
a little time deciphering Dr. Love's secret love formula, and then
programmed the new Three-Way
I'm no PhD like Dr. Love, so I can't claim to have anything
approaching his level of expertise in these matters, but it seems to
me that this new version of the Love Calculator is a substantial
improvement. Give it a try and let me know what you think.
work? You may have to install the VB