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(Some Companion)   Where the "painfully geeky videogame nerd" and "human males who will see a vagina in their lifetime" Venn diagram overlaps: guy handcrafts Portal Companion Cube engagement ring out of stainless steel--and she says yes   (custommade.com) divider line 34
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2012-10-20 08:55:04 AM
I like the decepticon one better.   Tis geeky, but subtle... http://jasontheboog.deviantart.com/art/Decepticon-Engagement-Ring-179 5 48976
 
2012-10-20 09:16:06 AM
Goes through all that trouble and gets it in stainless. Whadda shame. It's not properly weighted.
 
2012-10-20 09:21:28 AM
I predict this thread will be full of angry virgins giving crap to this guy.
 
2012-10-20 09:23:15 AM
They make crafting a ring seem difficult, but really it's a piece of cake.
 
2012-10-20 09:27:43 AM

hogans: They make crafting a ring seem difficult, but really it's a piece of cake.


That is a lie.
 
2012-10-20 09:27:57 AM
Looking at the ring, the second thought after "Nice work!", was "God, I hope he never pisses her off so badly that she smacks him with it, 'cuz that'll gouge."
 
2012-10-20 09:32:10 AM
True geek would have created the ring himself rather than asking someone else to.

wildcardjack: Goes through all that trouble and gets it in stainless.


I imagine this is for hardness to hold the cube to the band, maintain those crisper edges of the cube, and be resistant to shattering. Might have gone for the titanium for all of those.
 
2012-10-20 09:37:23 AM

Wolf892: So, after she said yes, he pointed at the ring and said "this was a triumph!"


Well at least she was Still Alive when he asked her.
 
2012-10-20 09:48:06 AM
It's not my personal aesthetic, but it came out very nicely. And holy cow - the thought and the work that went into it - I'm not surprised she said yes. I would!

// Don't use titanium for rings. In an emergency they're very difficult to cut off, resulting in people losing fingers.
 
2012-10-20 09:58:50 AM
Great work, cool story bro. This is better than the guy who proposed to his fiance through bejeweled.
 
2012-10-20 10:15:10 AM
I swear to God, I read that as 'guy handcuffs Portal Companion Cube'.
 
2012-10-20 10:15:35 AM
"Wedding guests are reminded to assume the party escort submission position or they will miss the party."
 
2012-10-20 10:18:11 AM

Stavr0: "Wedding guests are reminded to assume the party escort submission position or they will miss the party."


There will be cake.
 
2012-10-20 10:20:15 AM

MoronLessOff: Great work, cool story bro. This is better than the guy who proposed to his fiance through bejeweled.


i1239.photobucket.com
 
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2012-10-20 10:27:59 AM
Rivals the guy that hired a level designer and the original voice actor to create a custom Portal map that ended in a marriage proposal.
 
2012-10-20 10:28:29 AM

Nogale: It's not my personal aesthetic, but it came out very nicely. And holy cow - the thought and the work that went into it - I'm not surprised she said yes. I would!

// Don't use titanium for rings. In an emergency they're very difficult to cut off, resulting in people losing fingers.


FYI: That's a myth
http://www.snopes.com/weddings/horrors/titanium.asp
 
2012-10-20 10:59:23 AM
Its cool looking but not practical. It will catch on everything she wears. Its very romantic though. I would probably wear it as a necklace.
 
2012-10-20 11:11:56 AM

Vangor: True geek would have created the ring himself rather than asking someone else to.


Pretty much this. Fiance probably doesn't even like portal, is just in it for his money. She'll throw that thing in the garbage right after she poisons him and inherits all his stock options.
 
2012-10-20 11:45:24 AM

serial_crusher: Vangor: True geek would have created the ring himself rather than asking someone else to.

Pretty much this. Fiance probably doesn't even like portal, is just in it for his money. She'll throw that thing in the garbage right after she poisons him and inherits all his stock options.


Really? She's going to kill the guy so she can inherit his mom's basement?
 
2012-10-20 12:40:18 PM

Wolf892: etherknot: Wolf892: So, after she said yes, he pointed at the ring and said "this was a triumph!"

Well at least she was Still Alive when he asked her.

Over all I guess the whole thing could be called a huge success.


Until she tells him "I want you gone".
 
2012-10-20 01:01:12 PM

fluffy2097: I predict this thread will be full of angry virgins giving crap to this guy.


I was gonna throw in a this is just for 'if' he ever gets to propose but low and behold dude's facebook page is wide open and the she be right there (of course) in his profile pic.

/I wonder if he hid it in some cake so that she'd find it
//probably quicker then handing it to her
 
2012-10-20 02:10:26 PM
Having made jewelry using the lost wax casting method I must say "Stainless Steel? WTF?"
 
2012-10-20 02:16:25 PM
A previous manager of mine proposed at a comic con. Their wedding reception was titled "My Big Fat Geek Wedding". Instead of clinking glasses to get the newly weds to kiss, they asked the guests at the reception to reenact a scene from a geek movie. I remember bits from Star Wars, Life of Brian, Space Balls... and the rest is fuzzy. I got very drunk. Some of the guests came in costume. I remember Storm Troopers and Darth Vader, a couple Han Solo's, but unfortunately, no slave Leias. The one Leia I do remember was in the white dress with the weird hair.

/she was still cute
//I think. The beer goggles were strong with me that night.
 
2012-10-20 02:18:59 PM

fluffy2097: hogans: They make crafting a ring seem difficult, but really it's a piece of cake.

That is a lie.


Badum-tissh!
 
2012-10-20 02:24:44 PM

BigBooper: A previous manager of mine proposed at a comic con. Their wedding reception was titled "My Big Fat Geek Wedding". Instead of clinking glasses to get the newly weds to kiss, they asked the guests at the reception to reenact a scene from a geek movie. I remember bits from Star Wars, Life of Brian, Space Balls... and the rest is fuzzy. I got very drunk. Some of the guests came in costume. I remember Storm Troopers and Darth Vader, a couple Han Solo's, but unfortunately, no slave Leias. The one Leia I do remember was in the white dress with the weird hair.

/she was still cute
//I think. The beer goggles were strong with me that night.


That's pretty awesome. CSB!
 
2012-10-20 02:25:14 PM
If she were really worth spending a lifetime with, her reaction would have initially been "Sorry honey, but I'm already married...


TO SCIENCE!"

Before saying yes.

/congratulations to the happy couple
//you're making us all a little ferklempt
 
2012-10-20 02:31:25 PM

Marine1: If she were really worth spending a lifetime with, her reaction would have initially been "Sorry honey, but I'm already married...


TO SCIENCE!"

Before saying yes.

/congratulations to the happy couple
//you're making us all a little ferklempt


There's so much science to do.
 
2012-10-20 02:38:48 PM

MoronLessOff: BigBooper: A previous manager of mine proposed at a comic con. Their wedding reception was titled "My Big Fat Geek Wedding". Instead of clinking glasses to get the newly weds to kiss, they asked the guests at the reception to reenact a scene from a geek movie. I remember bits from Star Wars, Life of Brian, Space Balls... and the rest is fuzzy. I got very drunk. Some of the guests came in costume. I remember Storm Troopers and Darth Vader, a couple Han Solo's, but unfortunately, no slave Leias. The one Leia I do remember was in the white dress with the weird hair.

/she was still cute
//I think. The beer goggles were strong with me that night.

That's pretty awesome. CSB!


It's easily the best wedding I've ever been too. What I found highly amusing that night was the "normal" people, like the brides parents, who had no idea what was going on. The interaction between family, and friends was like some sociologist's experiment.
 
2012-10-20 02:48:12 PM
Personally hand-crafted ring with meaning beats out "I spent a few bucks to buy something mined with child slave labor" every day.
 
2012-10-20 03:16:27 PM

fluffy2097: I predict this thread will be full of angry virgins giving crap to this guy.


Are those videos popular where you live? I know they are in Germany.
 
2012-10-20 06:10:01 PM

floor: Are those videos popular where you live? I know they are in Germany.


In my apartment? Yes. In my community? Well lets just say I'm now permanently banned from the town film festival.
 
kab
2012-10-20 08:46:27 PM
As someone who used to do this sort of thing for a living, that's pretty nice work.

Having it cast from a nicer metal, and perhaps some gold inlay in the circular area's on the cube would have been pretty sweet as well.
 
2012-10-20 09:10:01 PM
Well, it's 2012. Painfully geeky videogame nerdettes are a thing.
 
2012-10-21 11:25:15 PM
s/b "human males who will see a live vagina in their lifetime after they've been born"
 
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