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Poll: How Many Wear the Ring? (610 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you wear the ring?

  1. Yes (220 votes [36.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 36.07%

  2. Voted No (308 votes [50.49%])

    Percentage of vote: 50.49%

  3. Sometimes (82 votes [13.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.44%

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#91 Disco+

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 07:50 PM

I'm considering getting a tungsten carbide ring. I have considered drawing on my finger with permanent marker in the meantime, though.

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 04:30 PM

I do wear all the time normally, but I put it down the other day and can't find it now :(

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#93 Serrin

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 03:27 AM

I ordered one a few days ago, and I plan to wear it everyday, because it will match most of my clothes.

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 04:40 PM

I do. I mostly wear my black bloodstone (hematite) ring, but I also have a steel ring with a triangular cross-section and a black The One ring. Which I dare not wear since I fear I might lose it somehow :D
And I only wear one ring at a time, I'm not into jewelry much and having multiple rings doesn't feel right. Feels like they get in the way.
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Posted 15 September 2011 - 10:55 PM

I'm not wearing it now because I only found out about the tradition AFTER moving out of my parents house and I left most of my jewelry there. <_< I do own three onyx rings though and will start wearing one once I pick them up over Thanksgiving break.

I don't currently wear one, but I'm looking for one.

People who wear one, where did you get it!

I've just been looking on ebay and amazon at hematite ones. I like them, but I don't know if I should buy it from one of those sites, or look elsewhere. And there might be something else out there I like better!


I got my onyx ones at a Mt. St. Helens tourist gift shop. Onyx is a volcanic rock and they sell onyx rings as souvenirs for like $5.

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 03:50 AM

Currently no, but hopefully if I can find myself a reasonably priced ring, I will have one to wear in the future.
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Posted 13 October 2011 - 02:10 PM

I don't wear one and I don't think I would because I am what I am as we all are and I don't need a 'symbol' to feel comfortable about my sexuality, although I respect the right of others to wear it if they desire.

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 09:43 PM

No interest.

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 10:28 AM

I said "no" because I don't have a black ring, but my birthday is coming up and I think it's going to be above "money" on the list. :-D Hopefully I can start wearing it soon. :-D
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Posted 27 October 2011 - 07:24 PM

If I hadn't broken the one I bought earlier this year, I'd wear it. :(

I'll probably buy a new one next month when I get my watch fixed, too.

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 03:22 AM

I don't care for rings-The only jewelery I wear are bracelets and watches. In other words: No, I don't wear a black ring.

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 12:38 AM

I don't have a ring and even if I did, I wouldn't wear it. Accessories (besides watches) aren't really my thing.

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 05:01 AM

Voted no because I've never heard of that until now.

Do not wear rings though.

I do wear plenty of black though, lol.

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 05:24 PM

I'm a married Ace so I wear a wedding ring on my left hand and a black ring on my right hand.

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Posted 10 January 2012 - 07:30 AM

I want one, don't have one though. I might not be able to wear it though due to my recent affinity for black fingerless gloevs. Well, I'm sure when it gets all hot outside again I'll definitely consider it... Where would I find this?

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#106 Narval

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Posted 13 January 2012 - 05:50 AM

I do now! :D

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 08:41 PM

I didn't at first, but I picked one up for my birthday a few months ago. Wear it everytime I go out.

Figured people would ask and I could teach them or let other aces know there's another nearby.

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 09:03 PM

If I can find one, I'll wear it all the time :3
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Posted 19 January 2012 - 11:00 PM

I used to wear mine all of the time, then it broke. Now I feel naked. :angry: *pops to zee shops*

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 08:13 PM

This is the first I haveheard of a black ring, but I will get hold of one the first oppertunity I have.

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 01:00 AM

I don't wear one and I don't think I would because I am what I am as we all are and I don't need a 'symbol' to feel comfortable about my sexuality, although I respect the right of others to wear it if they desire.


I feel like it's more about letting other aces know you're asexual... So we can find each other and maybe have someone to talk to who can relate to us.

When I get my next pay check, I'm planning on buying a simple black tungsten ring and wearing it everyday.

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 12:32 AM

I wear it because for me it shows that I'm not afraid of who I am and that I'm not alone.
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 03:03 AM

I don't have an official black ring, but I've started wearing my class ring (tarnished silver + obsidian) on my middle finger.
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Posted 12 February 2012 - 08:34 AM

I've got one now, and wear it all the time

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 08:37 AM

yes, i wear several ones now

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 06:25 PM

Gutted. I read a post a couple of weeks ago which mentioned "the black ring" and that it is worn on the right hand, so as soon as I got paid, I went online and bought a black Tungsten Lord of the Rings ring, which arrived about 10 days ago, it is ever so slightly too small, but I have been wearing it religiously ever since and LOVE it.

Then I found this thread and having read it, realised that I'm wearing my lovely ring on the wrong finger. I bought it for my right ring finger. Hell!
Oh well, I've found another one I can wear until my next payday, it will have to do for the time being. Bugger. :(

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 01:41 AM

I'm not used to wearing rings so I always forget to put it on.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:45 AM

All the time. On top of occasionally prompting people to ask what it means (because obviously, having a single black ring on a middle finger is not typically what people do when they wear rings) and learning something new, it also looks sleek. I made sure to get a strong black titanium one instead of one of those 10-dollar throwaways.
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 10:06 AM

I'd really like to get one but if my mum thought I was getting interested in jewlerly I'd get roped into her jewerly fixation. I did have a mood ring that mostly stayed black and left huge black marks on my finger though.
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Posted 04 March 2012 - 12:31 AM

I would if i had one

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