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Many people claim that romantics cannot be described by mathematical formulas – however it is very easy to show that this claim is not true.

Suppose you are considering how to spend the time with your girlfriend.

Suppose you have several scenarios:

1) go with your girlfriend to place A (for example to the seashore);

2) go with your girlfriend to place B (for example to Los Angeles);

3) go with your girlfriend to place C (for example to Bahamas);

4) go with your girlfriend to place D (etc).

After you have gone to that place you have several scenarios:

1) do action Y (for example walking on the seashore);

1) do action X (for example dinner in expensive restaurant);

1) do action Z (etc).

The task question:

how you can estimate which scenario is more romantic?

(in other words which scenario will be scored by higher scores by your girlfriend)

Below is the mathematical formula showing how you can mathematically calculate the amount of romantics.

We need to take [your invested resources] and multiple them by [how much meaninglessly these resources are wasted]. The product of these two arguments is equal to the [amount of romantics].

[Your invested resources] x [How much meaninglessly these resources are wasted] = [Amount of romantics].

Let’s describe more detailed.

[Your invested resources] consist of [your invested time] multiplied by [your spent amount of money].

[Your invested resources] = [Your invested time] x [Your spent amount of money].

Thus full formula is:

Because your girlfriend considers that the value of [your invested time] is zero because “everybody has time” thus we can eliminate the argument [your invested time] from the formula which leads to the simplification of the formula.

And the simplified final formula is:

Below are several practical examples which illustrate the usage of the formula.

Suppose you park your car somewhere on the green grass (because you wanted your girlfriend to enjoy nice scenery) and then the policeman comes and charges you a fine. The bigger fine you have to pay the more romantic is the event. If you have parked your car on the green grass and you were not fined then the level of romantics is very low or almost zero. It is obvious that to lose money paying fine to the police is a very irrational thing, however if this money is lost because of HER then she considers that the event is very romantic, and the bigger the amount of money is lost the more romantic you are.

Next example. Gifts. If the gift is some useful practical thing (no matter what it is – a pot, a fork, a refrigerator, a washing machine, no matter what kind of thing it is, as long as it has any practical usage) then such gift is considered to be very unromantic and even more – not only unromantic but even an insult. It does not matter what is the price of this thing. It can cost a million. However if this thing has any practical usage then this thing is unromantic, and the more this thing costs the more unromantic it is.

In other words, in formula

[Your spent amount of money] x [How much meaninglessly these resources are wasted] = [Amount of romantics]

the argument [how much meaninglessly these resources are wasted] is negative (because the gift is practical useful thing), thus the amount of romantics is negative and you are written-off by your girlfriend.

If your gift is some impractical thing (a fluff, a jewel, cut flowers which will die soon, etc) then such gift is romantic. And the more the spent amount of money does not meet the practical application the more romantic is the gift. Additional explanation here is needed. Suppose you gave her a diamond costing millions however you are millionaire yourself – such gift is considered to be romantic however not very much. However if you are a poor student with small studentship and you have spent your whole studentship to buy a cut flower (which will die in several days) and you have no money left to buy food to eat – in this case you are very romantic and wonderful.

If you will show this formula to your girlfriend then in her eyes you will become the biggest looser ever for the rest of your life. This is the reason why the formula above is esoteric (designated for only very small circle of users).