There's a point you recognize when something is broken, and is impossible to fix.
Like when Altavista started spewing out junk sometime in 1998, and dropped from its position as the top search engine. Or when your favorite actor left that comedy Sitcom and they tried to go on without him or her.
The United State's Patent Office has issued some real garbage. But a Method and system for identifying people who are likely to have a successful relationship?
I wonder what George Washington, the first patent officer of the United States, would have thought of that one.