Gone are they days when you could discreetly slip off your wedding band to get away with anything from a little bar flirtation to a full-blown affair. Now there’s the “anti-cheating ring,” a device reminding you (and others) of your marital status, even if you slip it off, reports The Sun.
Though slipping off a worn wedding ring might reveal a thin white line or wrinkle, the “anti-cheating ring” actually imprints the words “I’m married” on your finger. The blogosphere and Twittersphere alike are going nuts about this thing right now, sounding off on all sides about the ring that promises to keep spouses faithful to each other.
The “I’m married” declaration is carved inside the band, leaving an incredibly pronounced and legible indent on the finger, notes NY Daily.
Interested? One of these titanium rings can be yours for just $550, and can be found at TheCheeky.com. The description of the product reads, “With Arnold, Tiger and two timing IMF guy in mind, we have created this wedding ring for people intent on cheating. The negative engraving on the inside means that when you are in the ‘Club’ and an attractive woman…or man comes along to chat, slipping your wedding ring off is not an option. The mark left on your skin says…’I’m Married’.”
Before this article sounds any more like a commercial, here’s a round-up of humorous social network reactions to the product. Most reactions were negative, proving simultaneously that many still respect the institution of marriage and that by-and-large, the Internet is incapable of understanding satire. “Who would ever buy this? Least romantic wedding ring ever,” wrote one user. “I’m just saying that if either of you are considering these, then you should probably reconsider marriage, period.”
“Interesting concept, but if he/she is gonna cheat, they’re gonna cheat,” tweeted one user pondering the practical use of the product (read above: satire).
“Well, stops him from cheating with women who can read.” My favorite.
What do you think of the anti-cheating ring?