Today is Valentineis Day, for those with their heads under an iMac, and we were delighted to see something at Slashdot that offers hope to (all of us) geeks everywhere. Commander Taco, one of the muckymucks at Slashdot, proposed to his girlfriend in a way that only a geek could appreciate, in a "story" at Slashdot itself. That story:
Kathleen Fent Read this StoryPosted by CmdrTaco on Thursday February 14, @09:25AM
from the typed-with-one-pair-of-sweating-palms dept.
Kathleen, I wanted to do this in this most potentially embarassing way possible, and I figured doing it here and now, in front of a quarter of a million strangers was as good a way as any. I love you more then I can describe within the limits of this tiny little story. Weive been together for many years now, and Iive known for most of that time that I wanted to spend my life with you. Enough rambling. Will you marry me? Update 15 minutes 30 seconds later: Subj: "Yes", message body: "Dork. You made me cry. :)" Hazah! Iim getting married! :)
You can read the many replies in the comments for the story at Slashdot.