Something Special For Someone Special

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It's ring-shaped, it's gift-wrapped, it's basically useless, and it's really expensive ($100!). In short, it's the most accurate simulation of an actual Valentine's Day gift ever made available to the public.[1]
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The Something Special for Someone Special is a tool item, appearing as a silver diamond ring sitting in an open blue-violet colored case with a grey felt interior, traditionally associated with an engagement ring.

Upon use, the tool will turn into a pair of cosmetic items that can be worn by all classes in game.

The Something Special for Someone Special was contributed to the Steam Workshop under the name "Engagement Ring".

Functionality

When the Something Special for Someone Special is purchased from the Mann Co. Store, the player receives a Gift Wrap and a Name Tag to use on the item. Once gift-wrapped, the item can be sent to a person of the player's choosing. The recipient then receives a notification alerting them of the proposal, allowing them to accept. If the proposal is accepted, a message will be broadcast to all servers and as an alert on the main menu, noting the player and recipient's names as well as the name used on the ring.

Accepting the proposal

The tool is consumed and turns into a pair of gold rings with large diamonds, one for the sender and the other for the receiver, wearable on all classes as a miscellaneous item with their names inscribed in the description: "A perpetual bond of commitment between [sender] and [recipient], forever and ever and ever. XoXoX". The rings can't be gift-wrapped or renamed again.

Declining the proposal

Currently there is no way to decline the ring. Once a player sends the gift wrapped ring, the only options for the recipient are to accept or to delete the gift.

Only Steam Support can restore the ring to the sender's backpack if the recipient wishes to decline the engagement.

Derived item

Backpack Something Special For Someone Special.png
Something Special For Someone Special
Level 100 Ring
A perpetual bond of commitment between [sender] and [recipient], forever and ever and ever. XoXoX

Update history

December 19, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] The Something Special For Someone Special was added to the game files.

February 14, 2012 Patch

  • The Something Special for Someone Special was added.

June 11, 2012 Patch

  • Fixed the Spy's Cloak not working correctly on the Something Special for Someone Special.

September 4, 2012 Patch

  • Backpack sounds updated for Something Special for Someone Special.

Bugs

  • It is possible to equip one of this item in both cosmetic slots at the same time. If one of the Something Special For Someone Specials is unequipped, the other will be as well.

Trivia

  • The expression "two months salary" originated from a 1947 advertising campaign by De Beers in an effort to stimulate the diamond market. This rule of thumb remains standard today.

Notes

  1. http://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=7347

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