Long gone are the days when a proposal meant a romantic meal for two: from Post-it notes to Pictionary we chart the top 5 unique proposals
When you picture the love of your life asking for your hand in marriage, the 19:57 to Watford Junction probably isn't where you imagined it to happen. But for Lucy Rodgers that's exactly where her boyfriend Adam King chose to pop the question - but not before a carriage load of crooners belted out Bill Withers' Lovely Day. The cunning groom-to-be employed the help of his local show choir to woo his lady and even disconnected her car battery to make sure she'd be on the train.
There aren't many men who would go to the moon and back to write their proposals on its surface, but David Osario did - well almost. The civil engineer used his 'geeky' skills to print the words 'will you marry me?' on his telescope, and then took his girlfriend Saydi Rodriguez to an observatory to gaze at the sky. After positioning the telescope towards the full moon he made it appear as though the proposal was etched on it. A pretty out-of-this world proposal!
Asking someone to marry you always has the potential to be a sticky situation, but for one inventive man he used that to his advantage - Brett Beutler covered his girlfriend's living room with 8,000 Post-it notes, spelling out 'I love you' and 'Will you marry me?' The labour of love, which took seven hours to complete, also involved the groom writing on each individual note.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so what better way to pop the question than with a game of Pictionary? After creating his own Pictionary card with the words 'Marry me' printed on, creative groom-to-be Michael made sure his girlfriend Conny picked out the card as they played the game with friends. Shouting out fake guesses like 'ring' and 'propose' as Conny drew the words, Michael finally said 'marry me!'
One bride found the deal of a lifetime on voucher website Groupon - a proposal from her boyfriend of four and half years. Knowing that his girlfriend Dana was an avid user of the site, Greg Hill decided to surprise her and place an advert for their engagement for the bargain price of $1. Entitled 'A surprise for a Dana from a Greg' the advert also included an actual proposal that Greg had posted on the site: "Dana, I have told you many times that I was the luckiest man ever. Somehow fate brought us, a perfect match, together. Over the past four-and-a-half years, we have traveled around the world, watched more movies than we could possibly count, and spent as little time apart as humanly possible. Through good times and bad, distances between us, and the odds against us, we always made it because of each other. I want the amazing times to continue by spending the rest of my life with you - the sweetest, most beautiful, and smartest woman in the entire world. Will you marry me? -- Greg." The bride-to-be obviously thought it was a good offer as she responded to the question by clicking the 'buy' button!
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