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Repetition is the death of magic

You can’t really blame people for preferring more of what they already know and like. The trade-off, of course, is that predictability is boring. Repetition is the death of magic.

— Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes (source)  <link>

The first person asks, “What time is it?”

The second person looks at watch and replies, “Now.”

First person ponders for a moment and then says, “That’s a pretty boring answer.”

Second person retorts, “Is not. It’s the least boring answer imaginable.”

— Randall Munroe, xkcd  <link>