First Ever Wedding Proposal via Search Engine

Oct 2, 2005 • 2:15 pm | comments (26) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Ask.com - Ask Jeeves
 

I just wanted to let all you know, that I am now engaged to be married to my beautiful girlfriend, Yisha.

Why am I posting this here, at a search blog? Well, because of the way I did it.

I proposed via Ask Jeeves. I brought Yisha to my office, ask her to search on her name. While she was doing that I kneeled behind her with the ring and flowers. She typed in her name into Ask Jeeves, full name, and up came a special Smart Answer (thanks to Jim Lanzone and team) with the proposal.

I don't have much time to explain it, so go to the idea page for more information.

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Also try rustybrick engagement for some other smart searches.

Thanks again to Jim Lanzone, Scott Grieder, Steve Orr, Daniel Read, and the whole Ask Jeeves team!

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Comments:

Debra Mastaler

10/03/2005 03:02 pm

Congratulations Barry!! May you be blessed with much love and a long life together.

sue

10/03/2005 03:17 pm

Congrats. warm wishes wil all happiness & love. Bless you. A great, cool idea

Joseph Morin

10/03/2005 03:25 pm

Congrats to Barry and Yisha!!! Barry, I didn't know you were so creatice, what a great idea... Good luck now and for a lifetime! Joe

Jim Hedger

10/03/2005 03:27 pm

Congratulations Barry and Yisha.

AussieWebmaster

10/03/2005 04:42 pm

Congratulations mate! Guess for that moment it was really Ask Yisha.....

David Wallace

10/03/2005 06:00 pm

What a great idea! Congratulations to both of you and I wish you a long and happy marriage.

Ajeet

10/03/2005 07:09 pm

Barry, you rock. Luckily I am married, otherwise, I would feel major competitive pressure with your innovation :-)

Mickel

10/13/2005 03:32 am

A really cool 'n nice idea. Now i know how to surprise my daughter on her next birthday...

Shan

10/13/2005 10:28 am

Congratulations! Omg Barry your a sweetheart! A great way to sweep the woman of your dreas off her feet! Your a lucky girl Yisha not many Romeos left in this world! I hope your together forever.

Paavan S.

10/31/2005 08:48 am

Congratulation, from Top SEO Group, Ahmedabad, India.

Sean

10/31/2005 10:57 am

I couldn't agree more.

Akash S.

11/08/2005 05:37 am

Really Nice thing, congratulation to both. Ask.com's new way of matrimonial marketing.

neuroxik

11/26/2005 04:39 pm

Dude that's really sweet and original. I would have never thought about that... but now even if I would, I'll never be the first ever to propose via a Search Engine ( unless I'd become friends to Larry, Sergey or Eric ). Congrats!

some_young_guy

11/26/2005 11:07 pm

First of all, congratulations! What an awesome idea for a marriage proposal. i hope you don't mind if I 'borrow' your idea with my gf of 3 years. ;)

Ramesh

12/02/2005 04:25 pm

One of the best and unique one I have heard of since quite some time. Best of luck and wish you a great life, Barry & Yisha.

ally

01/09/2006 06:57 pm

congratulations and may yall have a wealthy and successful relationship. i am also engaged myself and it feels great. your idea on the website was very unique.

Ute

01/22/2006 07:20 pm

cool! sounds nice . really ...congratulation

S Pao

12/25/2006 04:07 am

Wow, good for you!

peter

05/08/2007 06:57 am

Really Nice thing, congratulation to both. Ask.com's new way of matrimonial marketing.

Joost

06/07/2007 02:25 pm

That's really nice! ;)

dan

09/28/2007 06:23 pm

That is a very unique idea. I've started a forum for unique ideas. I'm looking for the best!

nile

07/13/2008 10:59 am

Many times i read that someone marry in vehicle, someone in sea, someone is sky, but your marriage made in heaven. Congratulations you both

Volkan

08/05/2008 07:32 pm

thanks. good for you!

Jeeves

11/12/2008 04:11 pm

Too bad you did it on askjeeves.com a search engine nobody in the world ever uses. a lame search engine = lame marriage.

vishnu

03/02/2010 02:25 am

guys cn i have the some thing????

Nicolas Garreau

04/01/2011 03:41 pm

Fun, but not romantic at all... ;-) Men do many errors when doing their proposal. For a creative marriage proposal in Paris, France, let me suggest you our website http://www.proposeinparis.com Nicolas, founder of "Propose in Paris"

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