Geekiest marriage proposals of all time

Nice post on NetFlash.

Here are more than 20 marriage proposals that are beyond the capacity of ordinary men.

The best suggestions are in the comments; I like this one (by Hannibal Tabu):

My wife proposed at sunrise overlooking a great view, and had a friend dressed in a Darth Vader costume bring up the ring, saying the Force was strong with us. Yes, she proposed to me. (…)


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