guy proposes to girl with reprogrammed video game

Ah, nerd love. The lengths a man will go to woo his special lady... One guy, a software programmer in Jersey City named Bernie Peng, reprogrammed his girlfriend Tammy's favorite video game, Bejeweled, so a ring and a marriage proposal would show up on the screen when she reached a certain score. Tammy reached the score... and said yes. Congratulations to the happy couple. Bernie blogged about his nerdy-but-romantic feat last December, but the Associated Press got wind of it today: Programmer pops question on girlfriend's video game.

PopCap, the Seattle company that makes "Bejeweled," is apparently flying the couple to Seattle as part of their honeymoon, and supplying copies of the game to hand out as favors to their wedding guests. You gotta love it. The couple plan to marry over Labor Day weekend.

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