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The Geek’s Guide to Proposing [Infographic]

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A History of Geeky Proposals

April 2008

Programming Geek

Programming geek hacks ‘Bejeweled’ so when girlfriend reaches a certain score, a marriage proposal shows on screen.

http://p3ng.xanga.com/635897016/a-nerdy-proposal-story-im-engaged/

August 2008

Google Geek

Google geek asks girlfriend to marry him by holding up sign in Google Street View.

http://www.marrymeleslie.com/

February 2009

App Geek

App geek designs an iPhone app that leads girlfriend on a <3 shaped scavenger hunt around San Francisco in lead up to proposal.

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/02/geek-proposes-w/

October 2009

Gaming geek

Gaming geek proposes to girlfriend by spelling out ‘Lisa Will You Marry Me?’ using gold coins in Super Mario.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vddiwWSh7lk

May 2011

Film Geek

Film geek makes a movie trailer to propose.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pnVAE91E7kM

December 2011

Meme Geek

Meme geek uses a series of internet memes to propose to girlfriend.

http://vimeo.com/33507366

February 2012

Infographic Geek

Infographic geek proposes to girlfriend using infographic.

http://mashable.com/2012/02/14/drake-stacy-infographic/

March 2012

Physics Geek

Physics geek proposes to girlfriend by writing a scientific paper.

http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/194ilz/my_boyfriend_of_7_years_and_i_are_both_physicists/

February 2013

Social Media Geek

Facebook geek proposes to Twitter geek using Twitter and Facebook Graph Search.

http://vimeo.com/60792741

March 2013

Harry Potter Geek

Potterhead uses a ring hidden inside a Golden Snitch to propose.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57577315-1/harry-potter-fans-get-engaged-with-custom-quidditch-proposal/

 

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5 thoughts on “The Geek’s Guide to Proposing [Infographic]

  1. The heck is this?

  2. eHarmony Post author

    April 30, 2013 at 9:38 AM

    Hi Steve,

    This is just a fun infographic on interesting proposals. It’s a light-hearted look into how people have used technology to propose in the last few years.

    Best wishes,
    Emily
    eHarmony Advice

  3. Your posts really cover the topic well.

  4. I think if it ever comes to me proposing, I’ll stick with the good old fashioned down-on-on-knee approach. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

  5. All of your posts are written very well ,they cover the topic in depth. Looking forward to future posts.

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