If you get friend zoned, don't keep trying. We all know that the Little Engine Who Could taught you to try, try again if at first you don't succeed. But that doesn't apply to the friend zone. Not in the slightest.
Literally being run over by a steam roller would be a thousand times less painful than being ghosted. Getting devoured by a pack of sharks would be less painful than being ghosted. It would hurt less to turn into an actual ghost than being ghosted.
It's good that we have conclusive photographic evidence that The Rock and Vin Diesel are not the same person. They are, however, slowly turning into the same person. And that, perhaps, is more terrifying than if they were one in the same.