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Some news [Sep. 13th, 2006|03:15 pm]
Alice Pane
So, darksonic and I are engaged. This is edited and reposted from my WoW guild forum.

To begin, technically we were already engaged. We decided not to announce it, except to a few friends. Mostly this was decided because we hadn’t become engaged in the normal way. For example: I asked him, we had no rings, I didn’t want to tell my family, etc. Some of you who have seen me may have noticed me wearing a temporary plain band; this has sufficed as my engagement ring for some time. I decided that when he gave me the lovely, sparkly ring, that would be the time to tell everyone in an official way.

Last night he doubly surprised me. Let me set the scene.

I am doing idle laps around the top balcony of Undercity after BWL (ignore game details if you are not a WoW player), just running in circles while I chat on teamspeak. Some level 10 troll rogue sends me a tell, "Excuse me, may I have a moment of your time?" I think, oh great, another person wanting gold, an instance run, or to join my guild. His name is Grimbaud. My fiance sits down next to me, seemingly waiting for me to finish my business and log out. I being typing, "Sorry, I have to go" to the strange troll fellow when suddenly the character kneels and says "Will you marry me?" A little confused, I erase my unsent tell and begin to respond with something sarcastic. This is when my fiance puts an open ring box on my keyboard.

My first thought was honestly "Who did he get to help with this?" It took him a while to convince me he was actually playing the game and not just borrowing someone's account to set the surprise up. Apparently he has been playing for over a month! Eventually I recovered from the shock and started crying. Eventually I stopped crying and said yes.

Not only do I have a gorgeous ring, but he has been secretly playing World of Warcraft! Never in my wildest dreams would I think that my two loves (gaming and him) would finally come together

Here is the ring if anyone wants to see it.
http://www.darksonic.com/files/wow/878686.gif
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[User Picture]From: merovingian
2006-09-13 10:18 pm (UTC)
What a gorgeous ring!
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[User Picture]From: prikaza
2006-09-13 10:22 pm (UTC)
omg, how wonderful! :D hooray!
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[User Picture]From: nbarnes
2006-09-13 10:31 pm (UTC)
Nice ring. Stats?
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[User Picture]From: creedmore
2006-09-13 10:36 pm (UTC)
HA!
Awsome.

Wow - I gotta say, that's actually really romantic.
...Albeit, if it took him a month to get to level 10, then you gota take that troll under your wing, and show him how Graa does it :P
I mean, I don't think we can have you being engaged with someone who can't Powerlevel - it just won't do!

What class? I must find something neat, wrap it, and send it from Creedmore :D
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[User Picture]From: megnc86
2006-09-13 10:38 pm (UTC)
Stats on the ring or on my character?
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[User Picture]From: moonwhispers
2006-09-13 11:07 pm (UTC)
On the ring, that shit better be epic or you should dump him! *chuckles*

That's awesome! Good taste in rings I'd say. Congrats dear!
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[User Picture]From: nbarnes
2006-09-14 12:01 am (UTC)
On the ring.
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[User Picture]From: zunger
2006-09-13 10:34 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
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[User Picture]From: moonwhispers
2006-09-13 11:11 pm (UTC)
Oh... and *hugs!*

*dance dance*
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[User Picture]From: cedyeus
2006-09-13 11:29 pm (UTC)
congratulations
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[User Picture]From: drewkitty
2006-09-14 01:27 am (UTC)
Congrats.
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[User Picture]From: spideyj
2006-09-14 02:29 am (UTC)

That's totally sweet and romantic, and the ring is beautiful. I'm so happy for you! *hugs*
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[User Picture]From: stellaspike
2006-09-14 05:03 am (UTC)
wow not only did I just get teary but I got soooo dorky! omg thats awesome congratulations!
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[User Picture]From: stellaspike
2006-09-14 05:04 am (UTC)
also you know about that if chris is looking for ingame representation there is a goblin out in booty bay who sells wedding rings :P
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[User Picture]From: akonken
2006-09-14 05:48 am (UTC)
Oh, that's so sweet! Congratulations. *love*
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[User Picture]From: meowse
2006-09-16 05:21 pm (UTC)
Damn, that's one fine ring.

And one fine man. :-)

So many, many gratulations to the both of you! *big warm congratulatory hugs*
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[User Picture]From: lysandra
2007-03-22 01:16 pm (UTC)
yay shinies!
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