A recursion is an event within a logical/mathematical/programming problem wherein one of the steps leading to a solution includes the steps of the problem itself. Though of great use in computer programming, the more common experience of seeing a recursion is in an image containing an image of the same image. This is like when you're watching a television and you see someone on television watching the same television feed you are seeing. It often happens when you catch a glimpse of a sportscaster or official reviewing playback. The Xzibit Yo Dawg meme is also somewhat recursive, which makes Parkington's joke in the Honda Walking Assist Review hilarious.
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