I just saw Dating Design Patterns, a spoof on the original GoF book.
The true genius from the Gang of Four was not how to create elegant enterprise software systems.
It was Trojan Proxy.
It was most definitely Half Bad Boy Plus Protocol.
It was Dating Design Patterns. The ultimate reusable set of solutions for a complex system. The Gang of Four’s original and most ingenious work. With assistance from Christopher Alexander, whose personal dating diaries were recently discovered in a garage sale inPoughkeepsie.