Thursday, August 18, 2011

Geekiest marriage proposals of all time

Who says geeks aren't romantic???


Here are more than 20 marriage proposals that are beyond the capacity of ordinary men.

By Jeff Caruso on Tue, 02/08/11 - 10:05am.

They say there's a lid for every pot. And when a geek has found his lid, there comes a time when he wants to take a soldering iron to it and make sure it's not going anywhere. But a true geek can't just hide a ring in the dessert and get down on one knee. Oh, no. He must pop the question with creativity and flair, to make it as memorable as possible for his geek princess in the only ways a geek knows how. And these days, that means he might just have to do a bit of coding. Read on for some of the geekiest marriage proposals ever.

1. Some guys use a diamond, others use Perl

I told you there might be coding involved. Our first geek proposal comes to us via PerlMonks, a site designed as "a cool Internet hangout for Perl gurus and semi-advanced users." User Falkkin wrote a Perl script called "propose" in the shape of a heart and posted it on the site. Naturally, there was only one way for Vortacist to respond:

Perl proposal

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