In what can only be described as a blisteringly romantic, yet unbelievably geeky, gesture, one of the editors of nerd news website Slashdot has proposed to his fiancée online.
Currently, the top story on Slashdot reads: "Kathleen Fent read this story".
Below, a "sweaty palmed" CmdrTaco writes: "I wanted to do this in this most potentially embarrassing 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," before popping the question.
The geek charm must have worked, because Taco received an email 15 minutes and 30 seconds later with the subject line "Yes" and the message "Dork. You made me cry. :)"
You can see the romantic gesture for yourself here.
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