Duke's Nats report, and she said YES!

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  1. DukeFireBird

    DukeFireBird Gallery Administrator<br>Forum Moderator

    As Nats is still going on, I will update this as needed.

    I arrive Wednesday and go pick up my badge. I have no need to register for the main event, because in on judge staff.

    On Thursday, that is our first staff day. I get chosen to staff the 2nd shift and get to be the Seniors HJ for the 11 am modified. Then i get to judge some of the 8 man pickup events.

    Friday is the professor Cup. I choose to play venomoth/parasect. I get off to a great start and go 2-0, then i lose 2, win 1, and lose 1, and win 1, and lose the last round, going 4-4.

    Congrats to Bullados for winning the prof cup!!!

    Saturday is day 1 of Nats. This is also a day of no return for me (I will explain later) Anyways, we play 2 rounds and have lunch. then it was 4 more rounds and then a dinner break. then 3 more rounds before the "T64"

    Now its time for my day of no return. I have been dating my girlfriend for 2 years now, and Just last month I bought the ring to give to her. During Round 4 We get Erin (a_shy_girl_1999) to come to the Nats desk for a job to do. When she gets there, I get on my knee and propose to her!!!

    and the moment of truth........
    moment of truth

    SHE SAID YES!!!!!!!!:thumb::thumb::biggrin::biggrin::thumb::thumb:
    she said YES!!!

    I am a very happy individual. I will upload pics very soon

    The T64 went alright and we now have our T32 for tomorrow. I will update as soon as i can.

    Getting to staff Nationals for my first time
    Meeting all the gym staff
    z-man for earning his invite to worlds via ranking (he is a shoe in at 17th)
    getting Engaged
    Bullados for winning the Cup
    Getting my new playmat from Blizzard
    NPA for coming in almost full force (missing only 1 player afaik)
    J-mans Birthday celebrated on Sunday (a day early)
    Gino for Winning
    Orion for playing all day in a wheelchair and a cast
    Pikachu Fossil Watch
    All the staff this year who helped me become a better Judge

    Josh B. going 6-3 =/
    butterflies in stomach
    Food court not cooking my order in 15 minutes
    Tornado Warning on Thursday
    going 4-4 in Prof Cup with VenoSect
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2008
  2. Jason

    Jason New Member

    congrats on engagement ;)
  3. Ardoptres

    Ardoptres New Member

    Congrats! How did people react?
  4. NoPoke

    NoPoke Active Member

    Awwww, so cute.

    Congratulations to you both.
  5. Rainbowgym

    Rainbowgym Active Member

    She said YES to what???

    just Joking :biggrin:congratz
  6. KazamBolt

    KazamBolt Active Member

    congratulations duke!
  7. ashinto

    ashinto Active Member

    your engaged, omg, congrats dude.
  8. yoyofsho16

    yoyofsho16 New Member

    WOWWWW THAT IS WONDERFUL. Props to you. A great PokeMarriage.
  9. Bruggy

    Bruggy New Member

    congratulations good luck to you in your future together
  10. Lawman

    Lawman Active Member

    Congrats Duke! It was a nice moment @ Nats!

  11. Jaeger

    Jaeger New Member

    Concrats, I wish you the best
  12. Strike

    Strike Member

  13. EeveeLover

    EeveeLover Member Services Administrator

    Congrats to both of you Duke. It was a really cool moment at Nats.

    I hope you both stay happy and in love. Just remember, have the wedding at World's, BDS can preside over the ceremony.
  14. TLesky

    TLesky Active Member

    Speaking as a "happily"married guy for 15 years, you really stepped in it now! LOL Seriously, congrats to both of you. Its a great thing.:thumb:
  15. OMG Duke....that was TOTALLY cool how you did it! I wasnt sure if she was gonna faint or say yes...lol I was Deck Checking at the time & didnt see the 1st part of it but what I did see, I was a little nervous, for the both of you...lol It gave me chills & she is very lucky to have a proposal as such, it was so AWESOME! I was in tears...sappy moment here, sorry!
    Im really happy it turned out well & thanks for sharing that special moment with all of us!

    Best of luck to you both & may God Bless your relationship & give you to nothing but Love & Happiness!
  16. kristi

    kristi New Member

    Omg Congratulations!!!
  17. rerisenphoenix

    rerisenphoenix New Member

    See, the ladies do like Pokemon...Congrats man!
  18. andceo

    andceo New Member

    Congratulations Duke!
    You made it.

    W Pokèmon! W Girls!
  19. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    So, did you go with throwing a PokeBall at her and shouting "I choose you!!"?

    Congrats man! Much happiness to you.
  20. Vegeta ss4

    Vegeta ss4 Iron Chef Leader

    Theres actually some good-looking pokemon ladies there, I was kinda shocked!

    and I think we all know which one I was talking about, Keelan knows...:p

    Go Punk Rock Chixxxx!!!!!

    and by the way, this was a WAY cuuuute way to propose....Congrats!

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