I don't know why I thought this was something that people just knew, in particular about the false scarcity of diamonds. When my wife and I got married we excitedly picked out inexpensive wedding bands with an aesthestic we both loved and a symbolically long-lasting quality - tungsten carbide.

Ultimately, we ended up not wearing anything for a number of reasons*, we've now been together more than eight years and our marriage is still going strong in spite of our naked fingers.

I'm pretty sure the rings have no real significance.

* Tungsten carbide is a super hard metal and we got married during a period of my career where I physically facepalmed a lot. We almost broke our fingers on a number of occasions, and the final straw was my wife gently smashing a smartphone screen by putting it down on a counter.

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It pains me to continue reading stories like this. Facebook and Google are absolutely awful when it comes to account protection, and it's crucial never to use these products to authenticate against any services that matter to you - there's literally nobody to talk to, and a million insane reasons why they might shut you out of your own account!

I cannot recommend the following warmly enough: make sure that you own your identity (ie sign in to services with your own credentials, and make sure you have full control of the email addresses for your accounts), and use a password manager.

For more details, I've written on both these topics:

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I didn't remember this stunt at all, but I love everything about this project! It's artistic, making us ask deeper questions, it highlights the hypocritical nature of the ire of the twitterverse, and the donated funds went straight into the pockets of people who both needed and earned it. It's also clearly a solid and memorable marketing effort to boot.

Looking through the other comments, as a huge fan I just want to add that there are three big games in the genre, in order from tamest to most evil: Apples to Apples, Cards Against Humanity, and Evil Apples - that last may be much dirtier than the others, but it's also a fantastic mobile app that makes the CAH experience much smoother both in-person and asynchronously (I recommend playing with friends).

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