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Vertical Proposal in the Grand Canyon

To start my story, I need to explain that I have two brothers in the Marine Corps who both fly helicopters. To Bill's surprise, I'd never flown in a helicopter, even after working for the Helicopter Association International!

I am from...

Couple: Lindsey and Bill |Date Submitted: 12/31/2005
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Butterflies, Dr. Pepper, and Cause I said so.
Seeing I was at work, and I needed someone home to sign for the package, FedEx kind of ruined the surprise. She was aware a surprise was coming, as I already got a package from Amazon that she hadn't seen the contents of yet, so it wasn't too much of a spoiler. I had planned...
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Couple: Michael and Ashley
Date Submitted: 03/26/2014
Proposal Date: 03/25/2014
Location: Home, United States
Rating:
  1.0 (1 vote)
Everyone said "Its about time!"
I am 55 and my fiance 59. We have been together for 13 yrs and recently He fell off the roof of the house, causing a spinal chord injury. Due to the Fact we are not married it was difficult to get anyone to talk to me or release His property (our car keys). After being...
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Couple: Susanne and Rick
Date Submitted: 03/15/2014
Proposal Date: 03/12/2014
Location: Ocala Florida
Rating:
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"Have you figured out what I got you for Valentine's Day yet?"
Roxanne and I have been living together mostly non-stop for the last year and a half. As a graduate student studying engineering at the University of Florida, I hadn't had much time to think about my future, but one day I decided it was time to get serious!

Through Blue...
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Couple: Tristan and Roxanne
Date Submitted: 02/17/2014
Proposal Date: 02/14/2014
Location: Saint Augustine, FL, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (1 vote)
LIVE on TV
How We Met: I am a sports reporter for Troy University Television and Jeff is the head cross country coach at the University. We met on October 15, 2012 when I interviewed him for the first time. I thought little of it but eventually he asked me out and we went on our first...
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Couple: Danielle and Jeff
Date Submitted: 01/17/2014
Proposal Date: 01/15/2014
Location: Troy, Alabama, United States
Rating:
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She was surprised and very happy!
Once I received the engagement ring I purchased from Blue Nile I made reservations at our favorite restaurant in town and asked her best friend to secretly meet us so she could captured the moment in film. That plan didn't work as something came up and we couldnt make the...
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Couple: Luis and Antoinette
Date Submitted: 12/26/2013
Proposal Date: 12/25/2013
Location: Home, United States
Rating:
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Look Up at the Eiffel Tower
Michelina and I went to Paris, France in December. On the second day, early in the morning, we walked down the streets enjoying the smell of morning coffee and fresh croissants, and then we headed over to the Eiffel Tower.

Maneuring past the growing crowds, we wandered...
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Couple: Jay and Michelina
Date Submitted: 12/26/2013
Proposal Date: 12/07/1989
Location: Eiffel Tower, France
Rating:
  5.0 (1 vote)
Proposal
Hello-

Here is a video of my proposal made by a friend. I managed to keep a large flash mob proposal a secret for a long time. A few days before hand a friend (who will be the one to marry us) asked if I arranged a person there to video it. I had so much going on to...
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Couple: Brian and Amy
Date Submitted: 12/23/2013
Proposal Date: 12/14/2013
Location: Oregon Zoo, United States
Rating:
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AN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIR
I retired from the Marine Corps last year and went to work for a company in Afghanistan. During a vacation I decided to visit the Ukraine and subsequently met a lovely woman. We corresponded over the next three months after I returned to work. We met again each time I got a...
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Couple: Coral and Yuliya
Date Submitted: 12/18/2013
Proposal Date: 12/01/2013
Location: Czech Republic
Rating:
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Romantic beach engagement proposal
I began planning about one month prior. I searched for a place that sells real rose pedals and I found one that would give me 700 rose pedals. I also bought plain wood and at the wood shop I cut the wood in order to build the signs. Then I sprayed painted the signs dark brown...
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Couple: Miguel and Lorena Londono
Date Submitted: 11/26/2013
Proposal Date: 11/02/2013
Location: Wildwood, NJ, United States
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The Proposal
I met Laurie almost a year ago in a restaurant in New Jersey after originally meeting via online dating. When the day came to pop the question, I had her sisters and mother take her to get her nails done in the morning. When she came home, there was a note letting her know...
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Couple: Keith and Laurie
Date Submitted: 11/26/2013
Proposal Date: 11/23/2013
Location: Hoboken, NJ
Rating:
  5.0 (1 vote)
My Cosplay Wedding Proposal
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v- =tFBg-quUyEY

The reason the proposal happened at NYCC wasn't for The NERDIST to tape it, it was for the extra tickets. NYCC sold out fast and I wanted her dad to be there to witness it. She is very close with her father and for the first...
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Couple: Kevin and Scarlett
Date Submitted: 11/22/2013
Proposal Date: 10/12/2013
Location: United States
Rating:
  5.0 (1 vote)
A night to remember...
From the moment I saw Mary walk into the coffee shop I knew I was in love with her. The first date. Fast forward to October 2013 and thanks to extraordinary help from the great people at Blue Nile, I was able to get the exact engagement ring she wanted in time for a big...
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Couple: Gary and Mary
Date Submitted: 10/09/2013
Proposal Date: 10/04/2013
Location: United States
Rating:
  4.7 (3 votes)
Destined to be together
Our story begins back in 1961 when we were both on the 8th grade We were sweethearts at that time. As time went on we went our separate ways . Approximately 50 years went by and we never saw each other even though we lived in the same town for most of the time. After...
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Couple: David and Betty
Date Submitted: 10/07/2013
Proposal Date: 10/04/2013
Location: home, United States
Rating:
Not Yet Rated
Our Love Story
On our 2 year anniversary, Adrian took me to my favourite place; Margaret River! He surprised me with accommodation at a 100 year old stone manor called Basildene Manor.

On our anniversary night, he told me to dress up for an early dinner. Before we went to the car,...
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Couple: Lauren and Adrian
Date Submitted: 09/03/2013
Proposal Date: 07/18/2013
Location: Margaret River, Australia
Rating:
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Get Lucky
Myself, and a band that goes by the name of "B Platinum Entertainment," constructed an elaborate plan to propose to my girl.

After a no-doors helicopter tour through the famed vortex and the gorgeous, red rock formations of Sedona, a "birthday wine...
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Couple: Daniel and Neha
Date Submitted: 09/02/2013
Proposal Date: 06/27/2013
Location: Sedona, AZ, United States
Rating:
  5.0 (1 vote)
Gasworks Engagement
I did a surprise proposal to my fiancee at Gasworks Park near around sunset. This provided a beautiful scenery due to the back drop of the city. She fell in love the ring and it fits her perfectly. The ring was gorgeous and it looked so much better in person than on-line....
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Couple: Loc and Alisa
Date Submitted: 07/30/2013
Proposal Date: 07/27/2013
Location: Gasworks Park, United States
Rating:
Not Yet Rated
On Stage at Wicked
Surprised my now Fiancee on stage at Wicked after the show. Couldn't have gone better! She was so surprised!!
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Couple: Michael and Ashley
Date Submitted: 07/01/2013
Proposal Date: 06/27/2013
Location: New York City, United States
Rating:
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Seth Rogen helped me propose!
The thrilling saga begins several years ago at San Diego Comic-Con 2010. Abe was working on a project with famed film maker, Morgan Spurlock Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fans Hope a documentary about the weird, wonderful world of the annual convention. One of Abe's assignments was...
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Couple: Abraham and Erica
Date Submitted: 06/28/2013
Proposal Date: 06/28/2013
Location: Forest Hills, NY, United States
Rating:
  5.0 (1 vote)
Italian Romance!
When my fiance and I met at a church activity, I never would have imagined we would be engaged a little less than nine months later, but we ARE! We had been recently looking at rings on Blue Nile, WHERE ELSE?, and I'd fallen in love with the hand engraved solitaire with a...
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Couple: Haley and Nicholas
Date Submitted: 05/15/2013
Proposal Date: 05/15/2013
Location: Austin, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (1 vote)
The journey from planning to proposal!
http://vimeopro.com/user966212- 8/disneyland-the-knee-the-ques- tion-the-ring

My dad made a video following our story from the planning through the actual proposal!
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Couple: Danae and Keenan
Date Submitted: 05/15/2013
Proposal Date: 12/22/2012
Location: Disneyland
Rating:
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Surprise Movie Theater proposal from across the globe!
For the past year I taught myself in secret her favorite song in Spanish on the piano, and came up with this idea when I realized I couldn't fly to Colombia and still save our vacation days for the wedding. It took 200 hours to record, edit, and produce the video on my own in...
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Couple: Tim and Janine
Date Submitted: 05/11/2013
Proposal Date: 04/21/2013
Location: Barranquilla, Colombia
Rating:
  5.0 (1 vote)
PUPPET MOVIE TRAILER PROPOSAL
Here's a video of the proposal:

https://www.yout- ube.com/watch?v=XwL0jOhKDGg I put together a movie trailer of our relationship acted out by puppets. I rented the chapel room at our church and had a friend inform her of a "movie night" at church. My...
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Couple: Stacy and Donita
Date Submitted: 05/09/2013
Proposal Date: 05/04/2013
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (1 vote)
42 year marriage
I recently battled cancer and lost over 30 pounds. Because of this weight lose my rings fitted loosely. To my heart break, my ring feel off my finger and could not be found. Our marriage is one of 42 years of love, devotion, four children and 7 grandchildren. I thought that...
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Couple: Danita and Larry
Date Submitted: 05/04/2013
Proposal Date: 01/01/1969
Location: Chicago, United States
Rating:
  5.0 (1 vote)
Deer in the head lights.
After 8 years of dating, I proposed and she said she deserves better. I am glad I did not buy her a Blue Nile engagement ring, she does not deserve it.
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Couple: scott and The X
Date Submitted: 05/01/2013
Proposal Date: 12/01/2011
Location: Home, United States
Rating:
  1.0 (3 votes)
Most sensational surprise!
John and I have been together for six years, Summer of 2011, John told me to go online and design my dream ring. I have explained that I don't need an engagement ring, its the marriage to him I wanted.. but he insisted. April came, we packed our bags, confirmed our flights...
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Couple: Wendy and John
Date Submitted: 04/29/2013
Proposal Date: 04/14/2013
Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Rating:
  4.0 (1 vote)
Comedy, Chili, & a Matter of Time
It's been almost two years since Jessica and I became "Jessica and I". Three years since we first met at a DC comedy show. A young comic's life consists of running the streets, waiting your turn, making the most of your minutes onstage, and then looking for...
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Couple: Mike and Jessica
Date Submitted: 04/19/2013
Proposal Date: 04/17/2013
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (3 votes)
Engagement Ring
Her Ring
Surprise Engagement at Niagara Falls
All went according to last-minute plan. The day after we arrived at Niagara Falls, Canada we decided to take a stroll early in the morning. When we got to Horseshoe Falls, I realized she had her gloves on and I implied it wasn't cold enough to really need gloves; she took...
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Couple: Rafa and Tita
Date Submitted: 04/15/2013
Proposal Date: 04/14/2013
Location: Niagara Falls, Canada
Rating:
  4.0 (3 votes)
Engagement Ring
Her Ring
April Fool's Day Proposal
The setting is Ambergris Caye, Belize, a beautiful Caribbean island with sandy white beaches. My girlfriend (Lisa) and I are with her best friend and husband, and are celebrating our five year anniversary in just a few days. I know she's hoping I propose in this serene...
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Couple: Shane and Lisa
Date Submitted: 04/11/2013
Proposal Date: 04/01/2013
Location: Ambergris Caye Island, Belize
Rating:
  3.0 (3 votes)
A Day Filed with Butterflies
It was race weekend in Martinsville, Virginia. For the first time in years the weather was actually beautiful. I decided to take Melissa and her daughter Faeryn to the Smith River to do some trout fishing, skip rocks, and just enjoy the outdoors. Melissa is definitely an...
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Couple: Ryan and Melissa
Date Submitted: 04/08/2013
Proposal Date: 04/07/2013
Location: Smith River, Virginia, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (7 votes)
Sun Rise Excitement
In the summer of 2012 I accepted a promotion with my company that required me to move to Kansas. The most awesome woman in the world agreed to move with me from Augusta, GA to the middle of the country. In order to match this incredible woman and to propose in a very...
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Couple: Brant and Renee
Date Submitted: 04/06/2013
Proposal Date: 04/06/2013
Location: Tallgrass Prairie Reserve, Strong City, Kansas, United States
Rating:
  2.0 (3 votes)
The story of us ..
I need to first explain how my finance and I met.. We work in an emergency room of one of the biggest hospitals in New York City. During Hurricane Irene our entire hospital was closed and evacuated. However a hand full of medical staff was needed to stay behind incase any...
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Couple: Gregg and Brainne
Date Submitted: 03/27/2013
Proposal Date: 03/15/2013
Location: Colorado river, Grand Canyon, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (34 votes)
Fish in the Sea
Short Background: We have been together for almost 5 years through job changes, moves across the country and back. One evening I received a TEXT.. yes you read that correctly a TEXT! It said; We have a plans Saturday night, I have made arrangements for the kids. Now coming...
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Couple: Weslea and Nicholas
Date Submitted: 03/21/2013
Proposal Date: 03/16/2013
Location: Texas
Rating:
  4.5 (2 votes)
My proposal plan
Jenny and I met in May of last year. We both knew and fell in love shortly after we met. Over christmas I ask her Dad permission to marry her and got the green light. Her Dad is battling stage 4 prostate cancer for the last year and a half. I was saving for a 1.0 carat in...
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Couple: David and Jenny
Date Submitted: 03/19/2013
Proposal Date: 03/22/2013
Location: North Hollywood, Ca, United States
Rating:
  3.7 (3 votes)
Engagement Ring
Her Ring
Scavenger Hunt w/Kids
Well, everyone wants to have a unique way to propose to their true love and I was not going to be different. I had to figure out what could be fun for her, different, and would involve the kids. A scavenger hunt! February 13th was to be the day, our 15 monthaversary. The day...
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Couple: Arthur and Coleen
Date Submitted: 02/25/2013
Proposal Date: 02/13/2013
Location: Home, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (2 votes)
Independence Day
Aron & I flew to Belize to for a quick getaway and to visit a cousin of mine living here. I had her custom designed Blue Nile ring in my carry on. We went out on a fishing excursion for a couple of days. On the 4th if July we were out at sea when the sky opened up and it...
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Couple: Aron and Jason
Date Submitted: 02/24/2013
Proposal Date: 07/04/2012
Location: Geoff's Caye, Belize
Rating:
  3.0 (1 vote)
A Proposal in Paris
It had been a lifelong dream of mine to go to Paris, France. It always seemed like such a beautiful & romantic city, and the history is everywhere. Also, my great-grandparents are from there, and I thought it would be nice to see where we "came from".

My...
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Couple: John and Chad
Date Submitted: 02/13/2013
Proposal Date: 12/22/2011
Location: Paris, France
Rating:
  4.4 (11 votes)
Scavenger Hunt
I thought awhile about how I'd propose, and then it came to me. I tried to keep her personality in mind. I knew that a big public spectacle would cause a lot of embarassment for her, but at the same time, I wanted a great memory and story to share. I decided that I would have...
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Couple: August and Cristin
Date Submitted: 02/08/2013
Proposal Date: 02/03/2013
Location: United States
Rating:
  4.2 (8 votes)
Surprise Getaway to Iceland
In early January Andrew asked me if I was busy the weekend of February 1st. I said no, and he asked if I could be to NYC by noon on the 1st. I asked him what he had planned, and like always, he said it was a surprise. To help ease my anxiety he agreed to give me one hint per...
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Couple: Hillary and Andrew
Date Submitted: 02/06/2013
Proposal Date: 02/03/2013
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Rating:
  4.3 (6 votes)
The BIG surprise!
I knew from our 4th or 5th date that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with Leigh. There was something magical about that night where we both just clicked, enjoyed each other, had great communication, and realized we were both falling in love. From that day forward I...
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Couple: Jeff and Leigh
Date Submitted: 02/04/2013
Proposal Date: 10/06/2012
Location: Dallas Arboretum, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (9 votes)
Perfect Prosopal from one cool cat...
I am so excited to tell this story because it was the best day of my life. My finance, then boyfriend, and I were on our way to Iceland for work. We work both as anthropologists with a deep desire to learn more about the culture throughout the world. I thought we were going...
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Couple: Bernado and Rocky Mitchell
Date Submitted: 02/02/2013
Proposal Date: 02/14/2011
Location: Iceland
Rating:
  2.7 (7 votes)
"A whole new world" Proposal
My fiance is the most inspirational man I know. Despite the fact that he was born with Cerebral Palsy the word, "impossible" is not in his vocabulary. When Jeff and I met we instantly became best friends. Upon getting to know each other, Jeff discovered that my...
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Couple: Jennifer and Jeff
Date Submitted: 01/25/2013
Proposal Date: 01/01/2013
Location: 50 feet underwater, United States
Rating:
  4.9 (7 votes)
Fortune Surprise
I had planned this surprise a week before. I bought a bag of fortune cookies at the grocery store. I printed a fortune that said "Sheryl will you marry me". I took one of the fortune cookies, placed it in a moist towel and microwaved it for a minute. I was able to...
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Couple: david and Sherly
Date Submitted: 01/21/2013
Proposal Date: 01/19/2013
Location: United States
Rating:
  3.4 (13 votes)
geocache & firefly proposal
Went from a evening of no real plans to a night of geocaching. First a real pre-existing cache, and then one Tim setup surrounded by artificial fire-flies and with a cute stuffed owl nestled in the bushes. Inside was an empty ring box with a note inside to turn around. I...
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Couple: Tim and Holly
Date Submitted: 01/04/2013
Proposal Date: 10/13/2012
Location: Rancho Palos Verdes, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (6 votes)
Awesome "Photo Bomb," Marriage Proposal
Heather and I met my junior year of college at the University of Washington. Her sorority was across the street from my fraternity so we shared lots of events together. The cool thing is that we were friends for 10 years before we started dating.

I knew I was going to ask...
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Couple: Chris and Heather
Date Submitted: 12/29/2012
Proposal Date: 08/25/2012
Location: Seal Beach, CA, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (6 votes)
Eiffel Tower Proposal
I have been with my now fiance for 5 and a half years, and we were just getting ready to celebrate our 6th Christmas together. This night we had tickets to see the Nutcracker, and as a dancer, I was more than excited about this. He told me we had plans before, but kept it a...
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Couple: China and Tyler
Date Submitted: 12/24/2012
Proposal Date: 12/22/1986
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (13 votes)
She was NOT happy... Until.
I ordered the ring sometime in September and received the ring in October. It wasn't until November that I proposed to her, so I had the ring for nearly two months.

Anyways, the day that I asked her father if I could marry her (October 6th I think) was the day that I...
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Couple: Payton and Ashley
Date Submitted: 12/21/2012
Proposal Date: 11/26/2012
Location: Waverly, IA, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (7 votes)
A Mountainbeering Engagement!
This past weekend, I was lucky enough to have the girl of my dreams agree to marry me. This is a girl who has ridden her bike across the country twice once from the West Coast to the East Coast and once from New Mexico up the Rocky Mountains to Montana. A girl who lived out...
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Couple: Luke and Sarah
Date Submitted: 12/20/2012
Proposal Date: 12/15/2012
Location: Henry Coe State Park, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (10 votes)
Christmas Light Proposal
My proposal happened just before Christmas, and I love Christmas lights. I took Cat out to look at various Christmas lights around town for a few nights leading up to the big event. The night I proposed, we just came back from looking at some more, and I told her that I had...
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Couple: William and Cat
Date Submitted: 12/19/2012
Proposal Date: 12/08/2012
Location: Austin TX, United States
Rating:
  4.3 (7 votes)
My Perfect Proposel
It Was A Saturday Night I Was Told Too Dress Very Nicely So I Did I Went Too The Hair Dresses Too Get My Hair Done And He Too Me Too The Most Beautiful Place I Have Ever Layed Eyes On Then He Got Down On One Knee Infront Of Everyone There And Asked Me Too Marry Him And I Said...
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Couple: Rachel and Ryan
Date Submitted: 12/11/2012
Proposal Date: 12/01/2012
Location: Dinner, Australia
Rating:
  1.4 (7 votes)
Broken Down Proposal
On June 10th of this year Kyle took me hiking on Mary's Peak. After the hike we went back to Jessie (a 96' Jeep Cherokee, Kyle's pride and joy) and Kyle said he had to check the engine, because something was wrong. This was quite normal, since The Jeep is usually quite...
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Couple: Marilyn and Kyle
Date Submitted: 12/09/2012
Proposal Date: 06/10/2012
Location: Mary's Peak, OR, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (18 votes)
Romantic Surprise Grand Canyon Proposal
Our Proposal on YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/wa- tch?v=H43mnd9e2RE&list=UUv- Ja7Oi9a68c-sU2kI1qY1A&inde- x=1

Pre Trip: It was really cute, since everything was a surprise and I had no idea where I was going or what I was doing, my boyfriend (at the time)...
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Couple: Nick and Christine
Date Submitted: 12/06/2012
Proposal Date: 05/14/2012
Location: Grand Canyon, United States
Rating:
  5.0 (9 votes)
Gringo Proposing to a Mexican Chica! Romantic proposal & Video
Wedding Proposal Video we created: www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHZ7wU- tvB7E Thanks to The Grove Concierge for making it such a magical day for the two of us! I had the chance to fly in early to meet with her father, I am still learning Spanish so I had a friend translate what I...
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Couple: Robert and Esmeralda
Date Submitted: 12/03/2012
Proposal Date: 11/24/2012
Location: The Grove Los Angeles, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (3 votes)
Gringo Proposing to a Mexican Chica! Romantic proposal & Video
Wedding Proposal Video we created: http://youtu.be/IHZ7wUtvB7E Thanks to The Grove Concierge for making it such a magical day for the two of us! I had the chance to fly in early to meet with her father, I am still learning Spanish so I had a friend translate what I wanted to...
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Couple: Robert and Esmeralda
Date Submitted: 12/03/2012
Proposal Date: 11/24/2012
Location: The Grove Los Angeles, United States
Rating:
Not Yet Rated
Backyard Dream
While my fiance was out shopping with her mother, I spent a few hours decorating her parents backyard with over 1,000 ft of rope lights! I also had her cousin (an up and coming photographer) to photograph the proposal! Upon returning home, she was welcomed with a lighted...
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Couple: Daniel and Bailey
Date Submitted: 11/26/2012
Proposal Date: 11/08/2012
Location: Her Parents Backyard, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (8 votes)
Finally Did It...
Purchased the ring back in Aug... and had planed on doing a New Years Eve proposal. But as time went on it just became harder and harder not to ask for her hand. So with us doing Thanksgiving at my place for the first time and our family all showing up for dinner, I made the...
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Couple: Mark and Jessica
Date Submitted: 11/26/2012
Proposal Date: 11/22/2012
Location: My House, United States
Rating:
Not Yet Rated
Romantic Proposal with an Original Song
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v- =z8H1kEYToJ0

Heather and I met freshman year of college. My mom is one of those people who talks to anybody, so while she was getting breakfast at the hotel before coming to help me move in she struck up a conversation with the family at...
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Couple: Brent and Heather
Date Submitted: 11/22/2012
Proposal Date: 05/11/2012
Location: Alaska, United States
Rating:
  5.0 (3 votes)
Yo Adrian!
Joe's favorite movie is Rocky. Rocky proposed to Adrian at the Tigers Cage at the Philly Zoo. It was a beautiful Sunny Day in Philadelphia and I heard Rocky's words when we got to that same tiger's cage:) I thought he was playing the movie until he went on his knee and pulled...
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Couple: Gergana and Joe
Date Submitted: 11/22/2012
Proposal Date: 11/24/2012
Location: Philadelphia Zoo, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (3 votes)
The Perfect Surprise
Just an ordinary Wednesday evening, after a casual dinner of chicken tortilla-less soup that I cooked, we went to the dock at White Rock lake where we've spent many nights talking. I suggested earlier in the day that we take a walk to the lake. Little did I know I was in...
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Couple: Heather and Stephen
Date Submitted: 11/09/2012
Proposal Date: 11/11/2012
Location: White Rock Lake Dock, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (7 votes)
"There's one more Surprise!" = Best day of my life :)
Just a little bit of info to have the setting right. My fiance and I are both from Texas. However, I work in St. Louis currently and I chose to propose to her on her birthday weekend when she came up to visit me! (mostly because I had always promised her that I wouldn't...
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Couple: Derek and Kelly
Date Submitted: 11/06/2012
Proposal Date: 11/03/2012
Location: Chicago, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (16 votes)
Melody in Paris
I met Melody more than 30 years ago and we dated for a few months while she was in college (I graduated ahead of her). On her summer break between her junior and senior year, I invited her to Houston and we had an amazing week. The evening she arrived, we sat front-row at a...
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Couple: Don and Melody
Date Submitted: 11/05/2012
Proposal Date: 10/29/2012
Location: France
Rating:
  4.8 (5 votes)
A Limo out of Nowhere...
I told my Fiance last minute that I had a living social coupon expiring that day and we had to do dinner that night. I picked her up as normal and pretended the remote to my car died, so on the way to take her car, a limo pulls up...

The limo was fitted with a screen and...
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Couple: Scott and Nhi
Date Submitted: 10/31/2012
Proposal Date: 10/13/2012
Location: Maryland
Rating:
  4.7 (16 votes)
A Chilly Surprise!
On a brisk fall day in West Michigan, I took her on a fall color tour of our state.

She knew of the rings arrival because we picked it out together.. Before departing for the trip that morning she found the box in my closet however she went to shake it and see if the ring...
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Couple: Eric and Kim
Date Submitted: 10/08/2012
Proposal Date: 10/06/2012
Location: Holland Michigan, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (10 votes)
How Does Our Garden Grow?
To read the whole story - http://taliashewrote.com/2012/- 09/28/how-does-our-garden-grow- /

We are currently sharing a car as his blew up prior to a camping trip. He needed it yesterday for work so he dropped me off at my job in the morning. He came to pick me up after...
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Couple: Talia and Daniel Haykin
Date Submitted: 10/03/2012
Proposal Date: 09/27/2012
Location: Denver, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (5 votes)
Hamlet and Tyna Proposal Flashmob
I just want to Say Thanks so much to everyone who helped me out with this! So I Been planning this for a while now about three months, I told her that i had some project I had to do with the military and the Korean government, so i can get away from her on the weekends for 4...
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Couple: hamlet and Tyna
Date Submitted: 10/01/2012
Proposal Date: 09/15/2012
Location: Seoul Tower, South Korea, South Korea
Rating:
  5.0 (1 vote)
First Dance Proposal.
About 20+ years a go Donna and I dated and had gone to the Barge Restaurant on a date. At that time the Barge had a lounge section by the bar with a guy playing a piano. Well she dumped a couple of bucks in the tip jar on the piano and dragged me out on the floor for our...
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Couple: Kevin and Donna
Date Submitted: 09/27/2012
Proposal Date: 09/23/2012
Location: Barge Resturant Perth Amboy NJ, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (3 votes)
Over the Top
I took her to the Melting Pot, which was a restaurant we went to when we first started dating. I had a rose waiting on the table and our meal was amazing as before, but the dessert was even better (can't go wrong with melted chocolate and peanut butter). While we were gone,...
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Couple: Alex and Elizabeth
Date Submitted: 09/25/2012
Proposal Date: 09/23/2012
Location: Her mother's house, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (6 votes)
Surprise Engagement Party
Let me start by saying my fiance and I have already been married once before and she was under the impression that I never wanted to get married ever again. Its not that I am against marriage, just the opposite, but I knew I wanted to make the proposal extra special and I...
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Couple: Scott and Jackie
Date Submitted: 09/25/2012
Proposal Date: 09/15/2012
Location: Upstate NY, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (12 votes)
The most fun proposal ever!
We got engaged at a movie cinema after a choreographed flashmob with friends and family including surprise appearances from our families who flew in from across the country to surprise her at the event!

After months of planning the choreography, venue, music, rehearsals...
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Couple: Archit and Amy
Date Submitted: 09/20/2012
Proposal Date: 08/11/2012
Location: Houston
Rating:
  1.0 (1 vote)
The Right Moment?
My girlfriend came over from England and we had planned a holiday including a trip to Washington DC.

I had planned on proposing but was waiting for the right moment. I took her out to various places around The Mall but the day was so hot no placed seemed right....
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Couple: John and Amanda
Date Submitted: 08/24/2012
Proposal Date: 08/24/2012
Location: Washington DC, United States
Rating:
  2.0 (4 votes)
fiance crazy purposal
we were on our email talking about random thing and he says to me will you marry me? Of course i said yes and he says good but your buying your own engagement ring and wedding one.
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Couple: samantha and mike
Date Submitted: 08/22/2012
Proposal Date: 11/26/2011
Location: email..
Rating:
  1.3 (51 votes)
Love At First "Site"
So our coming together truly was love at first "site!" We both made it through troubled marriages and were ready to settle down again. Clubs were a no-no for both of us, so as fate would have it, we met online on Match.com.

So we emailed a few times and even...
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Couple: Terry and Deirdre
Date Submitted: 08/20/2012
Proposal Date: 11/12/2011
Location: Niagara Falls, Canada
Rating:
  3.2 (5 votes)
Do you have a ring?
When I asked my girlfriend to marry me at the same spot we met many years earlier, she asked me "Do you have a ring?"
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Couple: jimmy and alexia
Date Submitted: 08/06/2012
Proposal Date: 08/03/2012
Location: Carmel, CA, United States
Rating:
  1.4 (14 votes)
A Night at the Museum
My girlfriend, Joan, of two and a half years would often reminisce about her trips to the Phoenix Art Museum as a young girl. She loved the atmosphere and the art. Her particular favorite was Flowering Arches by Monet. With this in mind, I planned our engagement for over a...
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Couple: David and Joan
Date Submitted: 07/23/2012
Proposal Date: 07/20/1989
Location: Phoenix Art Museum, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (166 votes)
Hot dog proposal
Terry and I had gone out a few times in high school, but after that we both went our separate ways. That was 37 years ago. Terry had never married and I had been married for some 30 plus years but recently divorced. About 6 months ago she contacted me through Facebook right...
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Couple: Tim and Terry
Date Submitted: 07/23/2012
Proposal Date: 07/21/2012
Location: My apartment, United States
Rating:
  2.4 (5 votes)
High school sweethearts
Background information: we met our freshmen year of high school and had very many mutual friends. At the beginning of our junior year, 16 years old, we began dating. At 21, we rented our first house with our two dogs.

Still 21, we were sitting home On a Sunday afternoon....
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Couple: Joseph Cory and Olivia
Date Submitted: 07/19/2012
Proposal Date: 07/01/2012
Location: Our first home, United States
Rating:
  2.0 (13 votes)
A Puzzle with a Hidden Message in a Shadow
The Background Info: First, you need to know that I love to build things like models, furniture, etc. Ever since I met my fiance she has helped me finish all of my build projects with the joke being I can't finish any of them without her help.

The Location: Every year...
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Couple: Aaron and Rachel
Date Submitted: 07/17/2012
Proposal Date: 07/14/2012
Location: St. Petersburg Beach, FL, United States
Rating:
  4.8 (76 votes)
Thank You Blue Nile
I took my girlfriend at the time up to the Wild Basin, for a hike. I had this planned that I would take a specific trail that had 3 waterfalls along it and I could then choose which was best to pop the question. We made it the 3 or so miles to the last waterfall and it was by...
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Couple: Christopher and Cindy
Date Submitted: 06/24/2012
Proposal Date: 06/01/2012
Location: Wild Basin, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, United States
Rating:
  2.3 (3 votes)
Empire state of love
My lady and I got separated for a year due to she went to study in Switzerland and I was working in Mexico, when she completed the Master we planned her way back home with a little stop in New York.

I took advantage of that year to buy a beautiful ring in Bluenile to...
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Couple: mario and Ofelia
Date Submitted: 06/19/2012
Proposal Date: 06/17/2012
Location: Empire State Building, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (9 votes)
with Tnx
so that !
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Couple: shirin and shirin
Date Submitted: 06/13/2012
Proposal Date: 08/01/2012
Location: Iran
Rating:
  1.0 (2 votes)
A perfect DC afternoon....
We were in Maryland for the Memorial Day holiday weekend and my now fiance mentioned he wanted to go to downtown DC and walk around. Before lunch, he wanted to show me the rotunda outside of the Canadian Embassy. The rotunda is an echo chamber with a waterfall on the outside....
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Couple: Kelly and Sean
Date Submitted: 06/11/2012
Proposal Date: 05/27/2012
Location: Washington DC, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (5 votes)
Proposal from the Plane with the help of 70+ Friends on the beach
Every year my friends and I rent houses down in Wellfleet for the week of the 4th. I knew that I wanted to pop the question and thought this would be a perfect opportunity with Wellfleet and friends.

Christina and I never brought up marriage much. I just wanted to...
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Couple: Paul and Christina
Date Submitted: 05/31/2012
Proposal Date: 07/06/2009
Location: Wellfleet, MA, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (61 votes)
10 years in the making
I met my fiancee freshman year in high school in an agricultural class we both happen to be taking, I knew from the first time I laid eyes on her that she was the one I wanted to marry. I spent almost a years working up the courage to ask her out and got shot down. She was...
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Couple: john-paul and colina
Date Submitted: 05/27/2012
Proposal Date: 03/18/2012
Location: turtel bay (north shore), HI, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (9 votes)
Surprise after work
At the time Stacey and I had been together for over 4 years and living together with our 15 month old son Holden for about a year and a half. One evening while Stacey had gone to teach her dance class, I called her mother to help me prepare the house.... and watch Holden....
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Couple: Kevin and Stacey
Date Submitted: 05/08/2012
Proposal Date: 04/25/2012
Location: United States
Rating:
  3.5 (24 votes)
What a wonderful night! :-)
Well, we were standing on his front steps just talking and he had his arms around me. He told me he loved me quite a few times, and in an attempt to let him actually get down on one knee he asked if I ever figured out my ring size... I told him I thought it was a 6.5 and at...
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Couple: Audrey and Chris
Date Submitted: 04/23/2012
Proposal Date: 03/22/2012
Location: MD
Rating:
  2.3 (17 votes)
Final Round at the Masters!
I have been with this man for a little over 5 years and we have been through so much and are best friends. I am a single mom of one and have pretty much figured I had definitely found the man I wanted to marry once I met Quan. He was always skeptical of marriage but on this...
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Couple: Kim and Quan
Date Submitted: 04/13/2012
Proposal Date: 04/08/2012
Location: TN, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (6 votes)
Sunset Ipod proposal
The proposal was more than I could have ever imagining. The two of us went to one of our favorite restaurants at Ponce Inlet. We had a nice table with a terrific view of the water and sunset. Earlier in the week, i had told her I had a surprise for her and would give it to...
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Couple: blanton and April
Date Submitted: 04/08/2012
Proposal Date: 04/07/2012
Location: Ponce De Leon Inlet, Daytona Beach, FL, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (63 votes)
It happened!
My now fiancé and I went on an eleven day trip to three different countries in Europe. Our first stop was Krakow, Poland, which was gorgeous! He proposed the second night we were there and even had asked a woman to take a picture, so we have a great picture of...
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Couple: Melissa and Zach
Date Submitted: 04/07/2012
Proposal Date: 03/23/2012
Location: Krakow, Poland
Rating:
  4.0 (1 vote)
A St. Patrick's Day to remember
At the beginning of the year I decided to propose to my beautiful girlfriend and thought it best to plan something romantic but private. On March 17th we had tickets to see Les Miserable at the Queen's Theatre in London. I booked a hotel room with champagne at The Cavendish...
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Couple: Thomas and Rachel
Date Submitted: 04/05/2012
Proposal Date: 03/17/2012
Location: London, United Kingdom
Rating:
  4.3 (3 votes)
Daytona Beach Proposal
For our six month anniversary, Candee bought us two nights at The Shores Resort in Daytona Beach. On Wednesday night, we went out to dinner at the Ocean Deck and had a few drinks. After dinner, we returned to the resort and I talked her into going for a stroll on the beach....
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Couple: Slade and Candee
Date Submitted: 03/26/2012
Proposal Date: 03/21/2012
Location: The Shores at Daytona, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (11 votes)
Love at first sight.
We met Jan 24th, 1963. He was stationed in the Navy in Charleston, OR. I was working at a dept. store in Coos Bay, OR. I was 20 and he was 22. We met on a blind date and a group of mutual friends, Melvin and I , went bowling together. Neither one of us were very out going,...
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Couple: Patricia and Melvin W Tynan
Date Submitted: 03/21/2012
Proposal Date: 02/14/1963
Location: Empaire, Oregon, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (9 votes)
The Mainer and the Midwesterner
I had planned to propose to Marin as soon as I picked her up at the airport. I just didn't know exactly how I would do it. Do I stay traditional and get down on one knee outside the car or do I do something unique and fun that she will surely never forget and her friends will...
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Couple: Mike and Marin
Date Submitted: 03/18/2012
Proposal Date: 03/16/2012
Location: Manchester Boston Regional Airport, NH, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (6 votes)
All-Inclusive Beach Proposal
Amanda and I booked a vacation to Mazatlan, Mexico just a few days before we left. I had already purchased the Engagement Ring from Blue Nile and we both had the vacation time booked but no plans for a destination. It wasn't very easy to keep the ring hidden, with challenges...
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Couple: Jason and Amanda
Date Submitted: 03/15/2012
Proposal Date: 02/29/2012
Location: Mazatlan, Mexico
Rating:
  3.8 (15 votes)
Fairy Tales do come true
It has always been my dream to travel to NYC and take a carriage ride in Central Park...call it a school girl dream but, there it is. My husband and I are both military and before we started dating, I was in Afghanistan and he was in NYC for New Year's Eve. I told him about...
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Couple: Jeanie and Mike
Date Submitted: 02/13/2012
Proposal Date: 12/01/2011
Location: New York City, NY, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (10 votes)
Lies for the Greater Good
This is the proposal from my fiance, Kristen's side...

Jonathan made up an email address claiming to be someone from our college working on a project and wanting to interview couples on tape. Reward was $25 gift card. I had no idea it wasn't really Jonathan on the...
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Couple: Jonathan and Kristen
Date Submitted: 02/01/2012
Proposal Date: 01/31/2012
Location: NC, United States
Rating:
  4.5 (49 votes)
Is it a pearl?
One of our first dates I got her to try raw oysters for the first time, and since then she has loved them.I have said for a long time I wanted to learn to shuck them myself at home.First I went to amazon.com and bought an oyster shucking knife. Then I went out and bought one...
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Couple: Chris and Kelly
Date Submitted: 01/30/2012
Proposal Date: 01/21/2012
Location: Boston,ma, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (64 votes)
Unexpected Love Story
I make everyone laugh when I say I had a shot gun engagement. I say this not because my fiance had a gun to my head and made me buy her a ring I say it because I NEVER dream I would be proposing or buying a ring or better yet getting MARRIED!! I was a person who didn't...
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Couple: Hector and Melba
Date Submitted: 01/20/2012
Proposal Date: 01/09/2012
Location: Pajama Night, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (6 votes)
Hell to Heaven in ONE DAY - Our AMAZING Proposal Story
This past June on our scuba diving vacation in Honduras, it began as the most horrible day I'd ever experienced. Jay and I woke early and went on a hike through the jungle. It was 95 degrees and humid, when we returned, we jumped in the pool to cool off. All of a sudden, we...
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Couple: Jacqueline and JP
Date Submitted: 01/14/2012
Proposal Date: 06/08/2011
Location: Roatan, Honduras
Rating:
  3.6 (18 votes)
Candles burning -
Before leaving the house, I asked Jaime to warm-up the car so that I could create the set-up. I took a few candles, lit them and set up the ring in the box open in the midst. Plan was to be gone for a short time, maybe 2 hours and she'd walk back in and see. However, we...
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Couple: John and Jaime
Date Submitted: 01/10/2012
Proposal Date: 01/07/2012
Location: United States
Rating:
  3.5 (6 votes)
Awesome Marriage Proposal! (Plane, Field, Piano, Coldplay)
This video explains it best: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v- =XYppoHKrQyc&feature=youtu- .be

But the story goes,

One morning Micah picked up Rachel, blindfolded her, and took her to a small airport. Micah is a pilot in Tampa, Florida, and Rachel had never flown...
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Couple: Micah and Rachel
Date Submitted: 01/09/2012
Proposal Date: 12/03/2011
Location: Tampa, FL, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (27 votes)
Back to where is began
My "boyfriend" at the time has land that his family owns and when we first started dating we would always take walks back through the woods and take his dog with us. We had our first kiss there. We had been together over 3 years and he is a US Marine so we've been...
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Couple: Sarah and Wolf
Date Submitted: 01/05/2012
Proposal Date: 10/10/2011
Location: PA, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (4 votes)
On stage at her favorite German beer hall.
It is classier than it sounds, I promise. She is a German teacher, and one of her favorite places in the world is a fun night at the Haofbrauhaus. They even call her up on stage some times to sing happy birthday in German.

For her Christmas present, I gaver her a...
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Couple: Matt and Kristin
Date Submitted: 01/04/2012
Proposal Date: 12/31/2011
Location: Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh
Rating:
  4.3 (6 votes)
High Flight
I asked my girlfriend to take a trip to Key West, FL for New Years to hang out with a few of my friends. As a Navy Pilot, I wanted to share my passion with her and decided to book a Sea plane ride with Tropic Ocean Airways. After throwing her in the copilot seat we took a...
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Couple: Danny and Amanda
Date Submitted: 01/04/2012
Proposal Date: 12/31/2011
Location: Key West, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (12 votes)
Loveucillin
My fiance's parents wanted to take us out to dinner for Christmas so I decided that this would be the perfect opportunity to propose. The week before the dinner, I told my fiance that I had to go to the doctor's to get a check-up on a terrible cough that I had. I told my...
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Couple: Joseph and Eileen
Date Submitted: 12/29/2011
Proposal Date: 12/27/2011
Location: New Jersey
Rating:
  4.1 (28 votes)
Once upon the Eiffel Tower,,,
My fiance took me for a trip to Paris, which is just a short drive from his country, during my current trip to see him. We met in Dublin, Ireland and have been having a long distance relationship for two years now (between the US and Holland). We always go on fun trips while...
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Couple: Jenna and Timothy
Date Submitted: 12/29/2011
Proposal Date: 12/14/2011
Location: Paris, France
Rating:
  4.4 (10 votes)
Family Suprise
It all started a day before the engagement date, I asked my father in law's permission to get his blessing/permission to have his daughter's hand in marriage. He was shocked but excited and granted me his blessing. The next day our two families were getting together for...
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Couple: Garrett and Molly
Date Submitted: 12/26/2011
Proposal Date: 12/25/1985
Location: Sandwich, MA, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (2 votes)
My Proposal
Lauen was at "girl's night", and I called her asking her to come home (pretending something was wrong at the house). She rushed home, to see me with my guitar. I told her I wrote a new song, and wanted to show her (I regularly write songs, so it was nothing special...
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Couple: Doug and Lauren
Date Submitted: 12/26/2011
Proposal Date: 12/20/2011
Location: Valparaiso, IN, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (12 votes)
Sparkling White Grape Juice
I took her out to dinner to her favorite restaurant and while we were at dinner I had my parents come to my house and set up flowers and some sparkling white grape juice. Of course she does not like champagne so I went with her favorite which is the sparkling white grape...
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Couple: Billy and Magan
Date Submitted: 12/15/2011
Proposal Date: 12/09/2011
Location: House, United States
Rating:
  1.5 (19 votes)
who yells before they get engaged?!
Stephen surprised me with a trip to Savannah to celebrate our 3 year anniversary. I in the process was getting frustrated cause i kept thinking any time i turned around he was going to propose! So i decided i wasn't going to let anything ruin our trip. We got there, the...
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Couple: becky and Stephen
Date Submitted: 12/01/2011
Proposal Date: 07/31/2011
Location: Savannah Ga, GA, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (47 votes)
romantic proposal
I took my now fiancee up to the botanic gardens at mt lofty for a picnic tea (she loves picnics) and then we went onto the lookout at Mt Lofty (special place to us, have been there for our 1 year anniversary and part of our first date) to watch the sunset out over Adelaide...
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Couple: Nicholas and Katie
Date Submitted: 11/15/2011
Proposal Date: 11/12/2011
Location: Mt Lofty, Australia
Rating:
  3.3 (10 votes)
Clifftop at Horseshoe Bay in Bermuda
I have been going out with my girlfriend for a little over 6 years now. We both finished college and started our careers so I felt this was the perfect time to take the next step. I decided to propose in Bermuda. We both wanted to take a vacation somewhere, so I thought this...
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Couple: Ankur and Mausmi
Date Submitted: 11/10/2011
Proposal Date: 11/06/2011
Location: Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda
Rating:
  3.0 (7 votes)
The Dancing Dinosaur
I met Charlie while I was working at a Yoga studio summer before Junior year in college. He was 25 and I was 21. I was hanging up mats in the front part of the office and making dinosaur noises with Laura, or what we considered to be. When Charlie came in and stated...
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Couple: Olivia and Charlie Perez
Date Submitted: 11/08/2011
Proposal Date: 08/13/2011
Location: Bar, KY, United States
Rating:
  2.2 (9 votes)
Mother Nature's Best.
Hyung called me one night while he was at work, it's the midst of a coworker's passing. He told me life's too short and we should enjoy every minute we have. We both agreed to go on a vacation, travel and explore the world. On such short time we were headed off to Italy and...
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Couple: Mimi and Hyung Choe
Date Submitted: 11/04/2011
Proposal Date: 10/24/2011
Location: Paris, France
Rating:
  4.0 (20 votes)
Bagpipes & Bling!
I thought Scott went into the office for a couple hours based on an email from his boss asking him to come in on a Sunday. But he sent me a text at 3pm telling me that he wasn't in the office and that there was a letter in my desk and to read it. The letter asked if I were...
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Couple: Sharon and Scott
Date Submitted: 10/27/2011
Proposal Date: 09/25/2011
Location: Bedford, NH, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (74 votes)
Remember the Alamo...and the ring, too!
We were in San Antonio over Memorial Day weekend, and had a lovely vacation...the Alamo, the Riverwalk, and dinner at the revolving restaurant overlooking the city. I had already received my Blue Nile ring, and though my girlfriend knew about the ring (I showed her the ring...
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Couple: Michael and Charlene
Date Submitted: 10/25/2011
Proposal Date: 09/04/2011
Location: San Antonio, TX, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (1 vote)
Awestruck in Yosemite NP
My boyfriend & I travelled from Sydney, Australia to the USA for a holiday in May 2011. Our trip began with a road trip from Las Vegas to San Francisco via Mammoth Lakes and Yosemite NP. When we left Mammoth Lakes, we discovered the Eastern entrance (highway 120) to...
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Couple: Sarah and Brad
Date Submitted: 10/10/2011
Proposal Date: 05/14/2011
Location: Yosemite NP, CA, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (6 votes)
Blue Nile Ring over the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia
My boyfriend Richard and I are foreign service officers, I am stationed in Kampala, Uganda and he is in Sanaa, Yemen. We hadn't seen each other since June, so we met up during Columbus day weekend in Ethiopia.

I arrived to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Thursday morning at 6:30...
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Couple: Chelsea and Richard
Date Submitted: 10/09/2011
Proposal Date: 10/08/2011
Location: Blue Nile Gorge, Ethiopia
Rating:
  4.7 (38 votes)
Moment of the Match!!
My proposal took place on the pitch at the Seattle Sounders match at Century Link Field September 17th, 2011.

Needless to say, my fiancee Cara and I are big Sounders fans. As such, I had hoped to arrange a surprise proposal on the field in front of 30,000 screaming fans!...
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Couple: Edward and Cara
Date Submitted: 09/26/2011
Proposal Date: 09/17/2011
Location: United States
Rating:
  4.8 (106 votes)
Dreams do come true...
My boyfriend and I recently took a vacation to Estes Park, Colorado. One evening, we wanted to take a short hike before dinner. We decided to do a hike around Lily Lake. After hiking straight up the ridge for a while, we found a bench, and decided to sit down, catch our...
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Couple: Samantha and Clint
Date Submitted: 09/13/2011
Proposal Date: 09/09/2011
Location: Lily Lake, Colorado, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (8 votes)
Zipline!
Kevin told me he had a surprise for my birthday, which was 2 weeks prior. I didn't know what Kevin had planned for me, but I knew we were going to Rising Sun, IN. This is a very small town in Southeast Indiana....so not a whole lot to do there, or so I thought. When we...
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Couple: Emily and Kevin
Date Submitted: 09/11/2011
Proposal Date: 08/21/2011
Location: Dagaz Acres - Rising Sun, IN, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (18 votes)
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
I had the idea to try and incorporate my proposal with an artist we both loved. We had previously purchased six of her pieces over Easter in South Dakota. I contacted the artist and she was excited about the idea. We talked and she came up with a theme which was similar to...
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Couple: Brian and Erin
Date Submitted: 09/03/2011
Proposal Date: 08/31/2011
Location: Our House, MO, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (47 votes)
Tuscan Proposal
We had just left Pisa on our way to San Gimignano, where we planned to spend one night. Taking back roads through Tuscany, we stopped frequently due to the abundance of stunning photo opportunities. Unbeknownst to me, my future, utterly perfect ring was tucked safely in...
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Couple: Alisa and Eric
Date Submitted: 08/31/2011
Proposal Date: 07/01/2011
Location: San Gimignano, Italy
Rating:
  4.6 (16 votes)
Waterfall Engagement in Argentina
My fiancee (we've known each other since kindergarten, went to K-8th grade together + high-school prom and college together) was recently selected for a new "work-abroad" program at her job in market research. Her office has many international offices throughout the...
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Couple: Benjamin and Sara
Date Submitted: 08/18/2011
Proposal Date: 08/12/2011
Location: Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Rating:
  4.4 (5 votes)
She screamed through the headphones...then said 'yes'
I'd been planning to propose to my girlfriend for the past few months and were piecing together the ideas I'd thought of. Working with the incredible Ms. Beth at BlueNile.com, I had a beautiful ring built as I finalized my proposal plans. The day began like many other...
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Couple: J and M
Date Submitted: 07/31/2011
Proposal Date: 06/25/2011
Location: Over Manhattan Beach, CA, CA, United States
Rating:
  4.3 (42 votes)
Ambulance Wedding Proposal
I proposed to my wife in a unique way. We both work for an ambulance company in Colorado Springs. I pulled some strings and convinced our boss along with dispatch to send Jessica to the Cheyenne Mountain Resort on a phony call, where I would be waiting with the ring.

It...
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Couple: Benjamin and Jessica
Date Submitted: 07/29/2011
Proposal Date: 08/15/2010
Location: Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (32 votes)
Putt Putt
Got the ring within 24 hours of ordering it (stunning diamond, highly recommend the signature collection), got some of the employees at the local Putt Putt place to help me by stuffing the ring+box inside the 18th hole while we were on the other side of the course. When she...
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Couple: Michael and Alyssa
Date Submitted: 07/07/2011
Proposal Date: 07/02/2011
Location: Beaumont
Rating:
  3.5 (4 votes)
Blindsided
I knew from very early on, probably too early on, that Kevin was the one for me. He was everything I had ever wanted but most importantly was my best friend.

After deciding to relocate to Portland, OR we had already talked about the possibility of getting engaged and...
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Couple: Sue and Kevin
Date Submitted: 06/28/2011
Proposal Date: 05/14/2011
Location: Washington Park, Portland, OR, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (18 votes)
Graduation Proposal
I've been with my partner Chris, for 3 and a half years, during which time he has been trying for most of that 3 and a half years to become a Police officer. It is a long and strenuous process and can at times be very stressful. In January 2011, he was finally accepted to...
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Couple: Christopher and Chris
Date Submitted: 06/11/2011
Proposal Date: 05/26/2011
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Rating:
  4.2 (13 votes)
Pop-up Book Proposal
I met Brittany through my cousin Brianna. They were roommates while at Liberty University. We eventually started dating March 19th. I wanted to wait until we got engaged to kiss. I had gotten the idea from a friend of mine. I thought that was awesome. I did end up make an...
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Couple: nathan and Brittany
Date Submitted: 06/01/2011
Proposal Date: 05/07/2011
Location: Peaks of Otter, VA, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (32 votes)
A proposal at sea
Rheo's proposal to Colleen happened one warm summer night in August of 2010. The night began with Colleen and Rheo checking in at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. Rheo hadn't told Colleen any of his plans for the evening, only that he was taking her out in the city for her...
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Couple: Colleen and Rheo
Date Submitted: 05/30/2011
Proposal Date: 08/07/2010
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (5 votes)
My Fair Lady!
While standing on the outstretched limb of a Jetty, between Silver Sands & Walnut Beach, I surprised Steph with a Crayon ring. She seemed perplexed. I reached into my other pocket and presented this box and said "here are all the other colors". Standing close,...
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Couple: Tim and Stephanie
Date Submitted: 05/23/2011
Proposal Date: 05/20/2011
Location: Milford, CT, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (8 votes)
Spanish Surprise Visit/Proposal
My girlfriend has been teaching elementary aged children in Madrid, Spain for a 10 month-long graduate program. She was able to come home for two weeks over Christmas and New Years. I was "unable" to afford a trip over to see her before she would be able to return...
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Couple: John and Clare
Date Submitted: 05/14/2011
Proposal Date: 05/13/2011
Location: Madrid, Spain
Rating:
  4.3 (12 votes)
My Fairy Tale
Every year my boyfriend and I go to Virginia Beach. It is one of our favorite places to go. We have great memories there. This year we were going down for my birthday. Matt and I have been dating for over 2 years and are best friends. I have never gotten along with anyone as...
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Couple: Betsy and Matt
Date Submitted: 05/10/2011
Proposal Date: 04/30/2011
Location: VA Beach, VA, United States
Rating:
  4.3 (29 votes)
Perfect Day
This story that i am going to share with you was and is a perfect day. I met this guy 3 Years ago not knowing if i wanted to get back into a relationship because i just got separated from my ex that i have been married to for 8 years. For a whole month i was going out to...
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Couple: shambree and Darren Gray
Date Submitted: 05/07/2011
Proposal Date: 03/14/2010
Location: our aptment, TX, United States
Rating:
  2.3 (6 votes)
my proposal
Me and my boyfriend went too the bar wth some friends and family when my boyfriend assked me too marry him so i said yes i would and now i am happy ia gonna be his soon too be wifey.
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Couple: marjorie and Brian
Date Submitted: 05/01/2011
Proposal Date: 02/03/2011
Location: PA, United States
Rating:
  1.2 (9 votes)
Private Island Proposal.......
The story starts like this. I purchased the ring from blue nile in January but was undecided where and exactly when i was going to propose. A couple weeks after i had the ring, my now fiance asked me if i would be interested in taking another cruise to the Bahamas. At that...
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Couple: JAMESON and Corinne
Date Submitted: 04/30/2011
Proposal Date: 03/30/2011
Location: Great Stirrup Cay, The Bahamas
Rating:
  4.2 (42 votes)
Birthday Cake Surprise!
Every year for my birthday, I get a Dairy Queen ice cream cake - kind of sleazy, but I love them. This year, my BF ordered the cake, but when we went to pick it up, it didn't even say Happy Birthday on it! I was mildly disappointed but it was really cute anyways, although...
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Couple: Helen and Victor
Date Submitted: 04/29/2011
Proposal Date: 04/29/2011
Location: Seattle, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (23 votes)
A Little Old-Timey
Well, as you all know, I was engaged last night to the most wonderful person in the world, and I mean it. Daniel. :) Well, I think everyone deserves to know what is a magical and very funny story. So here it goes:Yesterday, I drove to McAlester to hang out with Daniel because...
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Couple: Daniel and Emily
Date Submitted: 04/23/2011
Proposal Date: 12/19/2010
Location: McAlester, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (14 votes)
It's not the size, but the diamond quality...
After searching loose stones at local jewlers in Pennsylvania, I found only poor quality pieces. Even their 'special order' ones did not compare to the diamonds at Blue Nile - and were much more costly! My brother suggested checking Blue Nile's inventory. My girlfriend and I...
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Couple: Darren and Carolyn
Date Submitted: 04/21/2011
Proposal Date: 04/13/2011
Location: United States
Rating:
  2.6 (9 votes)
Simple and Beautiful Proposal
Last Memorial Day, my now husband proposed to me while we took a little weekend getaway trip to Galena, IL. The weather was just perfect, and we had a wonderful day sight-seeing, eating great food, swimming, hiking and just sitting around. He asked me that evening under the...
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Couple: Erika and AJ
Date Submitted: 04/18/2011
Proposal Date: 05/28/2010
Location: Galena, IL, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (5 votes)
The friend that never came.
Well when i got the ring i didn't know what to do for the proposal, so after a couple of days of thinking and thinking I found the best way. We went to San Luis Potosi because I had to pick some documents from school, then I received a fake call from an old friend asking me...
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Couple: Adan and Victoria
Date Submitted: 04/18/2011
Proposal Date: 04/15/2011
Location: San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Rating:
  3.8 (14 votes)
Teacher Proposal
Me and my girlfriend had been dating seriously and were coming up on our 1 year anniversary.Since the first time I saw her I knew she was the love of my life. You see, I first met Eva at her job where she is an elementary school teacher. I was there doing a presentation to...
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Couple: Luis and Eva
Date Submitted: 04/11/2011
Proposal Date: 04/06/2011
Location: CA, United States
Rating:
  4.5 (92 votes)
The Halloween "Mad Hatter" proposal
So maybe this one's pretty unique you be the judge.

My Engagement Story It all started off mid- Halloween Day. It was a special day because it was the first time we all dressed up as a family. Our theme was Alice in Wonderland. I was Alice, the twins were Alice,...
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Couple: David and Krystyna
Date Submitted: 03/31/2011
Proposal Date: 10/31/2010
Location: Our Home, LA, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (19 votes)
His Birthday
It was his birthday and we had both taken off work to go to Galveston for the day. He called me when he was ready for me to pick him up to make the hour drive out there. When I walked into his apartment he had 100 tea light candles lit, a pathway of rose petals outlined in...
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Couple: maegen and Michael
Date Submitted: 03/29/2011
Proposal Date: 01/14/2011
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (14 votes)
Beautiful Evening Over the St. Lawrence River
On the special day, he showed up at my door with flowers, and told me to pack my bags. We drove to the city, and, to my surprise, caught a flight to Quebec City.

For our first Valentines, he made a website where he would a post a reason why he loved me, everyday. The...
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Couple: Sari and Stephen
Date Submitted: 03/24/2011
Proposal Date: 03/12/2011
Location: Old Quebec, Canada
Rating:
  4.5 (40 votes)
A Warm Surprise
So I have been planning a month in advance to purpose to my girlfriend of 2 years on a weekend trip to Quebec City, Canada (such a romantic city). We never celebrate Valentine Day on the actual day, so we do it a week before or a week or two after. I call it Vee -Day, after...
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Couple: Ron and Vianset
Date Submitted: 03/22/2011
Proposal Date: 03/12/2011
Location: Quebec City, Quebec
Rating:
  4.2 (6 votes)
Super moon proposal
Georgia and I had booked a trip to Miami in April and my initial plan was to propose there. However, once I had the ring and her parents' blessing, I could not wait any longer.

Scenery: - Old Montreal - Chilly night, clear skies, super full moon

While we were having...
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Couple: Louis and Georgia
Date Submitted: 03/21/2011
Proposal Date: 03/19/2011
Location: Montreal, Canada
Rating:
  4.3 (12 votes)
Timing is everything!!!
I took my girlfriend of five years to vegas to celebrate our anniversary. Little did she know I was going to pop the question our last night there. That day, I knew all the timing had to be perfect, so I faked ill when we were at the pool so I could buy some time to arrange...
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Couple: Otto and Tanya
Date Submitted: 03/20/2011
Proposal Date: 03/18/2011
Location: NV, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (40 votes)
Best Weekend Getaway Ever
Nicole and I were heading to a mountain cabin for the weekend. Her father was staying at our house to watch our dogs, so I took the opportunity to talk to him about asking for his daughters hand in marriage. I waited until very close to the date I wanted to ask her to marry...
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Couple: David and Nicole
Date Submitted: 03/07/2011
Proposal Date: 03/05/2011
Location: United States
Rating:
  3.4 (11 votes)
He proposed when I was asleep :)
My fiance got the ring from bluenile and I just created an account here to share our story :) I am an international student, and I've been studying in the state for 5 years. We've dated for 4 years and a half. He's American, and I'm totally a typical Chinese girl. I never...
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Couple: Kay and Pat
Date Submitted: 03/01/2011
Proposal Date: 02/25/2011
Location: Home, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (38 votes)
Bellagio Fountains
My girlfriend was in Las Vegas for a conference and then her friends from high school joined her later in the week for a "girls weekend". The day she was supposed to leave, I flew out to Las Vegas and surprised her with a proposal. I had coordinated a time with my...
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Couple: Andrew and Alana
Date Submitted: 03/01/2011
Proposal Date: 02/26/2011
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Rating:
  3.7 (10 votes)
Where our eyes first met
I was driving her home after a long day of work and class. I wanted to take her back to where we first met, the same place same time, outside the house of our matchmaker. I stalled the drive home with an excuse to pick stuff up. And asked her to help me carry boxes and out of...
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Couple: Joshua and Tiffany
Date Submitted: 02/23/2011
Proposal Date: 01/11/2011
Location: Shannon, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (6 votes)
marketing genius
My Valentine's Day card from my boyfriend just said:

BLUENILE.COM
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Couple: Kathleen and Arthur
Date Submitted: 02/16/2011
Proposal Date: 02/15/2011
Location: Texas, TX, United States
Rating:
  2.1 (10 votes)
Gondola proposal
Check out my perfect proposal on youtube, "Justin proposes to Dana on the gondola." Thanks Blue Nile, she loved it!!!
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Couple: Justin and Dana Herman
Date Submitted: 02/16/2011
Proposal Date: 02/12/2011
Location: Vail, CO
Rating:
  3.4 (5 votes)
From Absolute Darkness to... Sparkles!
Stephanie and I have a rare, once-in-a-lifetime connection that was love at first sight. The first night, she knew she was going to marry me, and I her. We discussed getting married, and she already knew I had picked up the ring (I am terrible at keeping secrets!). But I told...
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Couple: Don and Stephanie
Date Submitted: 02/14/2011
Proposal Date: 01/08/2011
Location: Inner-Space Caverns, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (33 votes)
Operation 12-16-10
Steve and I met 7 years ago when working together at a retirement community in their television studio. They produce a daily morning show for the residents of the community. We were best friends for 5 of those years. During that time, both of us were dating other people. We...
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Couple: Breanna and Steve
Date Submitted: 02/14/2011
Proposal Date: 12/16/2010
Location: Parkville, MD, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (24 votes)
Impressed
I recently proposed to my now fiance, with a ring I bought here on bluenile.com. I bought the engagement ring out of the 2/5 cathedral pave engagement/wedding band set. I placed a 1/2 carat, pear shaped, IF clarity, E color, very good cut diamond in the center. The site does...
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Couple: Joseph and Larsa
Date Submitted: 02/13/2011
Proposal Date: 02/12/2011
Location: Phoenix
Rating:
  2.2 (4 votes)
My story
We meet and i suddently proposed her without thinking and she replied Yes
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Couple: John and Viena
Date Submitted: 02/06/2011
Proposal Date: 01/19/2009
Location: US, LA, United States
Rating:
  1.7 (7 votes)
From Paris with Love
Ashley and I have been dating on and off for 4 years now, we met when I was stationed at Ft. Hood TX. Well long story short, It was always meant to be, life brought us back together. And we are both working overseas as contractors, I'm in Afghanistan she is in Germany. I took...
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Couple: Logan and Ashley
Date Submitted: 02/04/2011
Proposal Date: 01/11/2011
Location: Eiffel Tower, France
Rating:
  3.8 (13 votes)
Happy birthday to me
He took me to my Playa del Carmen for my birthday. This was our first trip as a couple. Being that this was our first trip, he brought his camera and video to document our first trip together. On my birthday before going to dinner, we went to the lobby to see the lights and...
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Couple: Venetta and Juan
Date Submitted: 02/01/2011
Proposal Date: 01/15/2011
Location: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Rating:
  3.9 (7 votes)
Christmas Eve Proposal (John & Cleo)
My boyfriend, John, and I both share a love for the holiday season and the holiday spirit that accompanies it. While growing up in Santa Monica, my close friends and I would circle the neighborhood in search of the extravagant lights and Christmas displays that each house has...
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Couple: Cleo and John
Date Submitted: 01/31/2011
Proposal Date: 12/24/2010
Location: Santa Monica, CA, United States
Rating:
  4.5 (32 votes)
Commitment Theory audio book
My fiance and I love listening to audio books before bedtime, so my proposal idea was to make up a book about commitment, record 3-4 minutes of it, and insert my proposal into it. And then at the end ask her to marry me.

I came up with a book title: "Commitment...
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Couple: Jon and Rachel
Date Submitted: 01/29/2011
Proposal Date: 01/28/2011
Location: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (48 votes)
Sharing our love across the ocean
I met my fiance for the 1st time in January 2010 in San Francisco. We went to the Academy of Science on our 1st date and as we talked I immediately began to feel attracted to her. As the date continued and I got to know her better the attraction grew as if we were two magnets...
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Couple: Thomas and Pla
Date Submitted: 01/27/2011
Proposal Date: 11/20/2010
Location: Hua Hin, Thailand
Rating:
  3.6 (5 votes)
Dreams and Promises
Lo'Rod and I met in Florida it was a beautiful sunny day I will never forget. I was selling T-shirts for the ministry and I asked him would he like to purchase one? He became involved, and we became exceedingly close, a few months later he proposed with many great plans for...
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Couple: Verlene and Lo'Rod
Date Submitted: 01/26/2011
Proposal Date: 02/14/2009
Location: Florida, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (2 votes)
My Propsal
I made reservations to a nice Italian restaurant we had dinner, she was totally surprised, I took the ring out and got down I one knee and proposed, I was very nervous, she loved the ring, but I got it to small she squeezed it on her finger anyway then we had to go and get it...
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Couple: Daniel and Latoya
Date Submitted: 01/16/2011
Proposal Date: 01/15/2011
Location: Italian restaurant, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (1 vote)
Central Park with Romantic Surprises
My bosses have a small apartment on West 90th and Central Park. We planned for a couple of weeks that we'd stay at the apartment and check out Central Park. We've never been to Central Park before. We wanted to walk through Central Park to the other side making stops along...
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Couple: Steven and Michelle
Date Submitted: 01/14/2011
Proposal Date: 07/24/2010
Location: Central Park, NY, United States
Rating:
  4.5 (21 votes)
Snowy Proposal
We had just finished dinner in Seattle, under the guise of a celebration of the date 1/11/11. We were leaving the restaraunt and it was starting to snow, which is rare in Seattle. My plan was to head north 30 miles to a waterfront pier in Mukilteo where we had our first kiss...
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Couple: Ryan and Esther
Date Submitted: 01/14/2011
Proposal Date: 01/11/2011
Location: Mukilteo, WA, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (9 votes)
Love of my life
Our first date was a lunch date. When I returned to my office, I announced to all my colleagues "I just had lunch with the man I'm going to marry". Eight months later we were engaged, and 11 months later we were married. Our first date was 14 years ago. Here's how...
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Couple: Laura and Tony
Date Submitted: 01/11/2011
Proposal Date: 10/30/1997
Location: St. Moritz, Switzerland
Rating:
  4.6 (88 votes)
Airplane Proposal
I had earned my private pilot license a couple weeks earlier and had planned on taking my girlfriend for a flight to a different city for dinner. The weather in central Illinois had been pretty poor for the past few weeks so we had to keep to postponing it. Little did she...
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Couple: Daniel and Renee
Date Submitted: 12/29/2010
Proposal Date: 12/27/2010
Location: Springfield, IL, United States
Rating:
  4.5 (32 votes)
M&M's and "What a Wonderful World" brings a tearful YES!!
I chose this date because it was completely unexpected. I started by taking her to her favorite seafood restaurant. I wanted to do something different because she enjoys surprises and something out of the ordinary would raise suspicion. After dinner, we were suppose to go see...
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Couple: David and Jessica
Date Submitted: 12/29/2010
Proposal Date: 09/23/2010
Location: Home, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.5 (48 votes)
M&M's and "What a Wonderful World" brings a tearful YES!!
I chose this date because it was completely unexpected. I started by taking her to her favorite seafood restaurant. I wanted to do something different because she enjoys surprises and something out of the ordinary would raise suspicion. After dinner, we were suppose to go see...
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Couple: David and Jessica Wright
Date Submitted: 12/29/2010
Proposal Date: 09/23/2010
Location: Home, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (13 votes)
A magical New Year's Eve full of surprises
It was New Year's Eve and I was at my house getting ready to go out for an evening in the city with my boyfriend of 9 years, Eric and my best girlfriends from college. I received a text message from my Eric's brothers' gf Kristin asking me to come over to the apartment...
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Couple: marisa and Eric
Date Submitted: 12/27/2010
Proposal Date: 12/31/2009
Location: My Fiance's Apartment, NJ, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (20 votes)
A Private Affair
The intertwined Pave diamond ring and band set transfixed my mind's eye for months. Then, I finally ordered and received the brilliant set. The element of surprise was paramount. A tapas dinner with Chianti was interrupted when Kim briefly glanced away from the table only to...
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Couple: j. gregory and Kimberly
Date Submitted: 12/24/2010
Proposal Date: 12/17/2010
Location: Cru restaurant, United States
Rating:
  3.7 (7 votes)
16,000kms couldn't keep us apart!
Bryan and I met on my first trip to Canada in 2005, and sparks flew from that very moment. While it wasn't the right time for either of us then, when I returned to Australia we kept in touch with lots of emails and phonecalls and quickly became best friends.

In 2009 I...
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Couple: Tia and Bryan
Date Submitted: 12/19/2010
Proposal Date: 11/27/2010
Location: Niagara Falls, Canada
Rating:
  4.3 (9 votes)
True Love Never Dies...
Not everything goes as once planned. I met my fiancee after I completed my 5th deployment overseas with the Marine Corps. While deployed on that operation Kirby waited for my return. Upon my return I told her at first glance that i can no longer live another day with you as...
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Couple: Jason and Kirby
Date Submitted: 12/18/2010
Proposal Date: 04/15/2008
Location: North Carolina, United States
Rating:
  4.3 (17 votes)
Engagement
.Well after trying on three different occasions it finally happens. My Fiancée is what you might call a difficult person to get to go somewhere or do something when it’s cold outside. :) I tried the Thursday before it happen to get her to come...
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Couple: Andre and Norise Rivera
Date Submitted: 12/15/2010
Proposal Date: 12/11/2010
Location: Tribecca New York, NY, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (10 votes)
Love at the Biltmore
About 3-4 months before I decided I wanted to propose I started planning our 1 year anniversary together. The plan was to take her to a Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, NC and visit the Biltmore Estate while we were there. She didn't know any of this was happening. I just...
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Couple: Joshua and Crystal
Date Submitted: 12/13/2010
Proposal Date: 12/11/2010
Location: Biltmore Estate, NC, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (5 votes)
Gary's Proposal
My good friend from work (my work spouse if you will) had her wedding on Wednesday 12/1. I was her maid of honor and it was time for the bouquet toss. Normally I don't like to participate in this- I had a really bad experience at a friend from high school's wedding when...
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Couple: Gary and Alex
Date Submitted: 12/05/2010
Proposal Date: 12/01/2010
Location: Fairfax, VA, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (23 votes)
Proposal in reverse
This one is a little bit completely backwards. The story isn't everyone's idea of romantic, but it's ours. You see, eight years ago Jennifer and I had recently moved to the gulf coast. We knew next to no one, except my son from my first marriage. I came here to stay in his...
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Couple: David and Jennifer
Date Submitted: 12/01/2010
Proposal Date: 11/25/2010
Location: Our home
Rating:
  4.6 (35 votes)
Atop the Empire State Building During her First NYC Visit
As my fiancee Jessica's graduate school graduation drew near in May, I (Jason) offered to either pay for some of Jessica's travel expenses for the summer (including her attendance of a friend's wedding in Maui) or do a weekend trip to New York City as her graduation gift....
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Couple: Jason and Jessica
Date Submitted: 11/30/2010
Proposal Date: 06/25/2010
Location: Empire State Building, New York, NY, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (14 votes)
The Hunt Is On
Danny and I share a love for sports and deer hunting which lead us to our proposal. It all started in the morning when I woke up to find a note that told me I was going on a scavenger hunt throughout the day. It started simple like going into the backyard to find a great big...
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Couple: Liz and Danny
Date Submitted: 11/27/2010
Proposal Date: 12/20/2009
Location: Connersville, In, IN, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (16 votes)
A Romantic Glacier Proposal at 7000 Feet
While on our weekend at Glacier National Park, Eric and I hiked to Grinnell Glacier, a grueling hike of over 11 miles round trip. We rested at the base of Grinnell Glacier after 6 miles of uphill hiking and had lunch on a large rock on the edge of the glacier melt lake. Next...
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Couple: Carley and Eric
Date Submitted: 11/26/2010
Proposal Date: 08/17/2010
Location: Grinnell Glacier at Glacier National Park
Rating:
  4.3 (9 votes)
... but who wouldn't be thrilled to marry me?
SO long story short(ish): My sister works at a store that sells artsy (cheap) jewelry, art, and furniture. So I gave my sister the blue nile ring ahead of time and we found some pieces my girlfriend would like. I told my beautiful girlfriend (Dubey) that my sis needed some...
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Couple: Aaron and Dubey
Date Submitted: 11/24/2010
Proposal Date: 11/21/2010
Location: The Wharf in Orange Beach, AL, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (13 votes)
Roof-Top Picnic Surprise!
Tom and I had lived long-distance for a while before he moved to Pittsburgh. He'd always loved my apartment there because there was a beautiful finished rooftop on the 11th floor. Every time he came to visit me from the Navy, we would go up there with chairs and enjoy the...
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Couple: Meredith and Tom
Date Submitted: 11/15/2010
Proposal Date: 06/18/2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, PA, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (19 votes)
A Pleasant Suprise
My fiancé and I are both Egyptian and its tradition for the groom to bring his family to the brides house before an official engagement. So, October 23rd 2010 Hani brought his parents over and our families chatted and talked and we had our "Arayat el...
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Couple: Hani and Noha
Date Submitted: 11/10/2010
Proposal Date: 10/29/2010
Location: Hyatt Regency in Jersey City, NJ, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (6 votes)
Going The Distance
Duncan and I have been together for 4years and have always had an unbelievably strong bond together. We have gone through the years adventuring life together with our beautiful 2year old duaghter. We have failed where we wanted to succeed and we have succeeded where we...
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Couple: Karena and Duncan
Date Submitted: 11/10/2010
Proposal Date: 10/22/2010
Location: Australia
Rating:
  2.2 (5 votes)
Bachelor Style Proposal
My wife Tanya and I are both fans of The Bachelor and Bachelorette. My proposal wasn't such a surprise, because she knew what was coming, but I dressed up in my suit, told her about "other girls that I had dated," but that I had the strong connection with her (since...
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Couple: Camera Boy and Tanya
Date Submitted: 11/09/2010
Proposal Date: 04/10/2010
Location: My house in Kirkland, Washington
Rating:
  3.2 (26 votes)
Forget the Plans! :)
I had a bunch of extravagant plans set-up, but once I saw the ring, all those plans went to the wayside. I had to do it and I had to do it soon! I received the ring on a Wednesday and was originally planning on proposing in late November or early December... That changed...
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Couple: Andrew and Nila
Date Submitted: 11/07/2010
Proposal Date: 10/30/2010
Location: South Beach, FL, FL, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (15 votes)
the perfect proposal
My now fiance' took me to Atlantin City for my 22nd birthday and we stayed in this hotel were the ocean was rite outside the window it was beautiful. So anyway we all decided to go downsatirs to the blueshell bar it was gorgeous so all of a sudden my boyfriend disappeared so...
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Couple: dominquie and kevin roots
Date Submitted: 11/05/2010
Proposal Date: 03/25/2010
Location: alantic city new jersey, United States
Rating:
  1.9 (9 votes)
In the Shadow of the Stack
We live in the small town of Lahaina, on the island of Maui, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. My fiancee was raised in her family home across the street from the Historic Pioneer Mill and in the shadow of the Mill's 200 foot tall smokestack.

The sugar mill,...
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Couple: marcus and U'ilani
Date Submitted: 11/02/2010
Proposal Date: 10/22/2010
Location: Historic Lahaina Smokestack, Maui Hawaii, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (2 votes)
BridgeClimb
While away in Sydney, Australia for the weekend (we are from Melbourne, Australia), supposedly for my birthday, my fiance surprised me with a 'BridgeClimb' - A ticket to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. There were ferocious winds of about 80km/h, and we felt like we were...
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Couple: Dom and Andrew
Date Submitted: 10/26/2010
Proposal Date: 10/16/2010
Location: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia
Rating:
  3.8 (4 votes)
An Aquarium Proposal
David's parents live in Santa Fe, and are here in Boston occasionally for business. David's father, is an overseer at the New England Aquarium. The ruse to get me there was that his father was in town for just a couple of days and wanted to take us to dinner, but had a...
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Couple: David and Alison
Date Submitted: 10/18/2010
Proposal Date: 10/17/2010
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (29 votes)
A Cautionary Tale
. She never saw it ... The ring (probably still on display at the web site) was pretty. A 1.3 round brilliant diamond ,flanked by two blue pear sapphires . We were to attending Wedding in Asheville NC , and having some hours prior to the Nuptials ,decided to visit Biltmore...
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Couple: Randall and ME
Date Submitted: 10/17/2010
Proposal Date: 10/16/2010
Location: Biltmore
Rating:
  2.2 (8 votes)
A Tropical Proposal
We arrived in the Bahamas airport on May 25, 2010. All of the ladies that were in our group decided to go to the bathroom. While in the bathroom the bride Julie asked me if Nikeo and I were getting married in the Bahamas since he upgraded our room to a butler suite. I told...
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Couple: LaQuita and Nikeo
Date Submitted: 10/13/2010
Proposal Date: 05/25/2010
Location: Nassau, United Kingdom
Rating:
  4.5 (12 votes)
Happily ever after!
We had friends coming into town and had "dinner plans" for 6pm that evening - I work in the suburbs and left work at 4:00 thinking that it would give me plenty of time to get home and arrive at dinner just in time! But that night, traffic was particularly terrible,...
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Couple: Jen and Jeff
Date Submitted: 10/11/2010
Proposal Date: 09/10/2010
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (16 votes)
From a Mountain Top
The day was perfect! The sun was shining, the temperature was in the 70's, and there were only a few cirrus clouds accenting the clear blue sky. Brianna and I had just finished lunch on Glacier Point, and were enjoying an amazing view of Yosemite Valley and Half Dome. We...
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Couple: John and Brianna
Date Submitted: 10/06/2010
Proposal Date: 09/13/2010
Location: Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, CA, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (45 votes)
the best half-time show
Dillon and I have been dating for exactly 1 year when he proposed to me on our 1 year anniversary.

We met at my high-schools rivalry basketball game in January of 2009, and ever since then, we Have not been able to leave each others sides. He is my best friend, my whole...
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Couple: Taylor and Dillon
Date Submitted: 10/02/2010
Proposal Date: 02/12/2010
Location: Louisville, ky (Highschool b-ball game), KY, United States
Rating:
  2.2 (5 votes)
iPhone Proposal in Movie Theater
I proposed to my girlfriend Vy by writing her a song, making a music video and having the video played as a movie trailer at the movie theater where we had our first date. She thought we were just going to see a movie and was completely shocked once she figured out what she...
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Couple: Chad and Vy
Date Submitted: 09/26/2010
Proposal Date: 09/05/2010
Location: Saint Paul, MN, United States
Rating:
  4.7 (199 votes)
A long ride for Gale
I have been working out of town in Norfolk for the past month. I picket out the engagement ring while out of town. I had the ring sent to me at our house at Yardley PA on Friday 9/10/10. Gale works nights at a local hospital and during the week she decided to drive to Norfolk...
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Couple: Dragutin and Gale
Date Submitted: 09/23/2010
Proposal Date: 09/11/2010
Location: Virginia Beach, VA, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (4 votes)
The Boston Marathon!
Adam is very dedicated to his "hobby" of running marathons and completing triathlons, which has made traveling a large part of our relationship. During the summer we are always going to another triathlon hot spot for another race. In October of 2009, Adam qualified...
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Couple: mallory and Adam
Date Submitted: 09/20/2010
Proposal Date: 04/19/2010
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (4 votes)
Radio Guest Host Proposal
In August I won a contest to be a morning radio talk show host for a couple of days while the regular girl was out on maternity leave. Todd jumped at the opportunity to pop the question in a unique and memorable way... He contacted the host Keith Kenneday and asked if he...
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Couple: Alison and Todd Kerlin
Date Submitted: 09/15/2010
Proposal Date: 09/03/2010
Location: WKDD radio studio, OH, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (8 votes)
Geode!
David and I arrived at the cabin in Sky Valley, GA on Friday night. My dad's side of the family was convening there for the long weekend in a cabin in the mountains of northern Georgia. There were plans the next morning to hike up a mountain on top of which you can see...
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Couple: David and Sarah
Date Submitted: 09/11/2010
Proposal Date: 09/04/2010
Location: Sky Valley, GA, United States
Rating:
  4.5 (29 votes)
The lights were tunred off
On about our third date my Fiance took me to her favorite spot in New York city; the northern tip of the JKO Reservoir in Central park. I wanted to kiss her but did not make the move, but that was the moment I knew I would spend my life with her. I did kiss her that night and...
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Couple: Miguel and Alexia
Date Submitted: 09/08/2010
Proposal Date: 09/05/2010
Location: JKO Reservoir - Central Park NYC, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (8 votes)
A Love Story about a Girl, Boy and an Egg...
After a long summer in 2009 we decided to take a weekend trip to Asheville, NC and began to look for a place to stay. On a rental site, we found a cabin in Old Fort (outside Asheville) called Little Faberge Egg. We loved the cabin description and the pictures and made a...
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Couple: Franklin and LaTasha
Date Submitted: 08/27/2010
Proposal Date: 10/04/2009
Location: United States
Rating:
  3.9 (13 votes)
Mt Fuji Proposal
On Bended Knee <p> Befor- e we came to Korea, I told Shauna that I would propose to her if we came to Korea together. I always said that before I ask a girl to marry me, I would have to do an overseas backpacking trip with her. That is precisely what we did...
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Couple: Randy and Shauna
Date Submitted: 08/12/2010
Proposal Date: 07/21/2010
Location: Mt Fuji, Japan
Rating:
  3.9 (7 votes)
She said yes and Cried
I took my girlfriend of 18 months out to dinner to her favorite restaurant. We left, and after getting in the car, I told her I had a question to ask her. I pulled the ring out of my pocket and asked her to marry me! She said yes and cried tears of joy. It was the happiest I...
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Couple: Austen and Natalie
Date Submitted: 08/11/2010
Proposal Date: 08/07/2010
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (4 votes)
"On Top of the World"
On one of our first dates, Danielle and I went to NYC and ended up on top of the Empire State Building. While up there, we decided to make our mark (everyone does it!) on the Empire State Building by writing our names and date on the stone wall surrounding the observation...
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Couple: Jon and Danielle
Date Submitted: 07/23/2010
Proposal Date: 12/04/2009
Location: NYC, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (69 votes)
Marketers Engagement
My fiance and I are both marketing executives. I run an ad agency and she is a Marketing Director. Needless to say we talk shop a lot and use each other as sounding boards for new ideas. She always knows when I am up to something so pulling off the question without her...
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Couple: Matthew and Karen
Date Submitted: 07/21/2010
Proposal Date: 07/10/2010
Location: Our Home, AZ, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (20 votes)
Still in SHOCK!
In first class, on our way from Phoenix, AZ to Boise, ID, looking over the Grand Canyon, I looked over to rick who was reading a book and told him I was bored. You see, I came very unprepared for the long day of flying.. He closed his book and looked at me and asked me if I...
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Couple: Brittany and Rick
Date Submitted: 07/21/2010
Proposal Date: 07/16/2010
Location: 35,000 feet above the Grand Canyon, NV, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (16 votes)
A Perfect Proposal in Washington, DC
Charles and I had met on the first day of class at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. We dated all through college. Eight months after we graduated, Charles came up for the weekend from Quantico, Virginia. We had planned to go ice skating and to a nice...
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Couple: Anita and Charles
Date Submitted: 07/19/2010
Proposal Date: 01/16/2010
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (8 votes)
Get in the choppa!
I did what I do, folks. I had everything planned perfectly -- to celebrate Raven's birthday I booked a murder mystery show at Hollywood during the day, and also had a helicopter ride secretly booked at the Van Nuys airport in the evening. Raven had no idea about the...
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Couple: Robert and Raven
Date Submitted: 07/06/2010
Proposal Date: 05/06/2010
Location: Over Hollywood, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (20 votes)
The perfect weekend
My boyfriend (now fiance!) took an impromptu trip to Galena for Memorial Day weekend this year, and had the most relaxing time walking around, peaking in shops, swimming and enjoying a romantic dinner. After dinner we were walking around, and he asked if I wanted to climb up...
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Couple: Erika and AJ
Date Submitted: 06/18/2010
Proposal Date: 05/29/2010
Location: Galena, IL, IL, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (7 votes)
The New Husband-Elect
So as the rest of the world was awaiting for who the new president was going to be in 2008, I was giddy with excitement for other reasons. It was Tuesday, November 4, and I was going to pop the question.

I've had the ring (from Blue Nile) for two weeks or so, and it was...
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Couple: Daisei and Kathy
Date Submitted: 06/04/2010
Proposal Date: 11/04/2008
Location: Home, MA, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (20 votes)
Beach Vacation Proposal...
I set up a 5 day vacation in a secluded beach in Playa Mujeres as her Christmas gift. We spent the first day walking along the beach and relaxing. I was trying to figure out when and where to do it. One evening before Dinner, I said I was going to check my email, I ran down...
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Couple: Keith and Melissa
Date Submitted: 05/13/2010
Proposal Date: 12/10/2009
Location: Playa Mujeres, Mexico
Rating:
  4.0 (10 votes)
A Team Effort
Juli-Ann and I have been in courtship for a little over 2 years now and I wanted to find a way to surprise her. However, her detective skills are phenomenal. I had to call in the cavalry for help. Under the cover of a birthday party for 2 of my best friends from college and...
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Couple: Lauria and Juli-Ann
Date Submitted: 05/12/2010
Proposal Date: 05/08/2010
Location: San Antonio, TX, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (11 votes)
Surprise in front of every one in the Theater
A) We don't have a wedding date 100% defined. B) Sorry English is not my first language. That said, here goes the story:

We have been together for more than 7 years without interruption. I told her my parents invited us to see a comedian in the theater, third row, last...
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Couple: Roberto J and Laura
Date Submitted: 04/26/2010
Proposal Date: 04/23/2010
Location: Theater in Monterrey, Mexico
Rating:
  4.5 (51 votes)
It all started with a banana sticker
This proposal has some history. When Connie was a little girl her mother collected Chiquita banana stickers. When she was 10 her mother passed away. So a part of her childhood memory lived on with her continuing to collect these stickers. So on 4/8/2010 which was a normal day...
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Couple: Chris and Connie
Date Submitted: 04/14/2010
Proposal Date: 04/08/2010
Location: Springfield, OH (Home), United States
Rating:
  4.6 (107 votes)
My Best Friend, The Most Beautiful Woman in the Park.
The park belonged to the Palace of San Telmo. It was donated to city by the Duchess of Montpensier, the Princess Maria Luisa Fernanda de Orleans on June 19th 1893 and landscaped in 1929 for The Worlds Fair. Located in the middle of Seville, Spain (The City that Hercules Built...
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Couple: Ryan and Brandi
Date Submitted: 04/11/2010
Proposal Date: 04/02/2010
Location: Seville, Spain
Rating:
  4.5 (45 votes)
Shawn & Kelly
Shawn had casually mentioned how he wanted to go back to Millcreek Park where we had been one of our first weekends we spent together last year. We decided to hike Saturday after I got off work. Of course I thought we were out for "a hike." He had texted me while I...
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Couple: KELLY and Shawn
Date Submitted: 04/11/2010
Proposal Date: 04/03/2010
Location: Millcreek Park, United States
Rating:
  4.5 (24 votes)
Valentine's Day
Mike told me what to bring on Valentine's Day but he wouldn't tell me where we were going. He picked me up in a red mini cooper (so cute!) and we headed up to Bear Mountain where he presented me with my very own pair of snowshoes. I love snow and we'd just had a huge storm so...
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Couple: Michael and Nicole
Date Submitted: 04/10/2010
Proposal Date: 02/14/2010
Location: Bear Mountain NY, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (12 votes)
Cincinnati Skyline
I had been planning on asking Cassandra for some time. I wanted it to be special and a surprise. I told her I wouldn't be able to even begin shopping for a ring for many months as my bonus was to be delayed (small story). I found the perfect diamond and band after a lot of...
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Couple: Brian and Cassandra
Date Submitted: 04/07/2010
Proposal Date: 04/27/2010
Location: Covington, KY
Rating:
  4.2 (9 votes)
"Inspiration Point"
Jake and I wanted to getaway so we planned a mini vacation to Lake Tahoe to enjoy the snow. It was Monday and we decided to have a lazy day. We ate breakfast then went hiking. By the time we finished the hike, it was lunch time. After lunch, we headed back to the hotel before...
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Couple: Christine and Jake
Date Submitted: 04/04/2010
Proposal Date: 03/08/2010
Location: Lake Tahoe, CA, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (7 votes)
An amazing race
Our anniversary is April 4, 2006. For this 4th anniversary, I planned a surprise scavenger hunt/amazing race type of day to celebrate. I enlisted the help of the friend who introduced us and asked her to show up saturday morning. even our friend had no idea what I had planned...
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Couple: Frank and LeeJean
Date Submitted: 04/04/2010
Proposal Date: 04/03/2010
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (7 votes)
2 surprises in one day
My fiance and I have been together for 8 years and have known each other since we were 6. I knew we were one day going to be married but wondered when that day would come. I had always said (jokingly) that I wouldnt have a third child without a ring on my finger. However...
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Couple: sarah and justin
Date Submitted: 04/04/2010
Proposal Date: 02/28/2010
Location: Hospital, Australia
Rating:
  3.5 (10 votes)
5 Questions and the perfect surprise!
Leah and I got to know each other well and built the foundation of our relationship through asking each other questions...In the beginning of our friendship, she needed help preparing for a job interview. I am an interview coach, and I carefully prepared a series of questions...
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Couple: Karen and Leah
Date Submitted: 04/03/2010
Proposal Date: 01/16/2010
Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (33 votes)
A Treasure Hunt to remember
I`ve been planning this proposal for months, I arrived at my girlfriends house an hour before she made it home from work. While I was there I hid six different clues throughout her house which I had wrtten earlier. Each clue led to another until she found the last clue...
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Couple: David and Patty
Date Submitted: 04/01/2010
Proposal Date: 03/26/2010
Location: La Crosse, WI, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (2 votes)
The Secret Side Trip
We'd been planning for a while a spring break trip to Rome for my girlfriend, Pam's, first semester back in school. A little celebration and break from the stress of switching gears being a full time student again. We've been dating for a little more than a year at this...
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Couple: Jason and Pam
Date Submitted: 03/31/2010
Proposal Date: 03/09/2010
Location: Lyon, France
Rating:
  4.2 (5 votes)
Same day proposal and wedding!
Mark and I have been together for 3 years. We both really enjoy the beach and have discussed several times how we really wanted to have a beach wedding. Trying to figure out the logistics of the whole thing was quite frustrating, It seemed impossible for everyone to get the...
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Couple: Lisa and Mark
Date Submitted: 03/25/2010
Proposal Date: 03/20/2010
Location: Clearwater Beach Florida, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (80 votes)
Floating Proposal
This is a two part story. Part one is getting the ring into my hands and part two is the proposal. Part 1: I live in Cimarron, New Mexico. My new fiancee lives in Waxahachie, TX. Since I could not be with her to pick out the ring and I wanted it to be a surprise she and I...
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Couple: mark and Janet
Date Submitted: 03/25/2010
Proposal Date: 03/16/2010
Location: Carnivel Cruise in Gulf of Mexico, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (7 votes)
Her First Response: "Are you kidding me?!?!"
My family was planning a vacation to St. Simon's Island, GA (which we do very often) and I knew this would be the perfect opportunity to ask Alexandra to share the rest of her life with me. Weeks prior to the engagement I was able to determine what exact ring she wanted and...
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Couple: Jerod and Alexandra
Date Submitted: 03/24/2010
Proposal Date: 03/14/2010
Location: St. Simons Island, GA, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (2 votes)
Where it all started
Peter & I were out on a business dinner, afterwards he wanted to head downtown Vancouver for bubble tea. On our way there, he thought he would drive by my apt in English Bay area for old times sake. We pulled up to the front of the bldg, he ran to my side of the door...
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Couple: Tara and Peter
Date Submitted: 03/22/2010
Proposal Date: 12/21/2009
Location: Vancouver, BC
Rating:
  3.7 (3 votes)
The Heart Locket
On June 6th, I decided it was time to propose. Actually, I decided this even before then.

Every Valentine's day, I give Chen a stuffed bear, each one named Pimp Bear. On Valentine's Day of this year, I gave her Pimp Bear v5.0. Underneath its sweater was a heart-shaped...
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Couple: Ken and Chen
Date Submitted: 03/16/2010
Proposal Date: 06/06/2009
Location: New York, NY, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (21 votes)
You're my lobster! You're my oyster!
We were on a 7-day cruise in the Caribbean. We had this running joke about Phoebe on the Friends' TV Show who said, "You're her lobster." With the Caribbean on our minds, Thuan would say to me, "You're my lobster" but wanting to be different, I started...
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Couple: Deane and Thuan
Date Submitted: 03/08/2010
Proposal Date: 03/05/2010
Location: Tulum, Mexico
Rating:
  3.9 (15 votes)
Hottie Latte
March 24th 2009 was a to be one of those major crossroads in my life I was about to find out as that was the day I met my lovely fiance Darlene at no other place than Starbucks. This is my story of how I met my Hottie Latte. Darlene and I had met online in one of the many...
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Couple: Mike and Darlene
Date Submitted: 03/07/2010
Proposal Date: 03/03/2010
Location: StarBucks, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (7 votes)
Todd and Lisa's Story
We worked this to perfection. Todd, who's great to his now fiance Lisa, joined us all for the Fourth in 2007. About ten of us were in on the plan. We were at Bill and Laura's house, and sitting next to Lisa and I, Todd told me, "I'm going to look at the other womens'...
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Couple: Roger and Todd and Lisa
Date Submitted: 02/23/2010
Proposal Date: 07/04/2007
Location: Bill's House, WA, United States
Rating:
  1.6 (81 votes)
Simple and Sweet
First off, I wrote a letter called My Forever Sweetie. In this letter I described my feelings for her and how special she was to me. I then gave her a heart shaped box with the box with the ring inside. I told her to wait until I read this letter. Then I told her to open it...
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Couple: Mark and Amy
Date Submitted: 02/19/2010
Proposal Date: 02/13/2010
Location: Living Room, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (5 votes)
Blue Nile ruined my day
I recently purchased the ring and really enjoyed the online experiece. I spent days toiling over the selection and even longer planning for this Valentine's day.

I purchased the ring and it was supposed to arrive today. Blue nile messed my order twice and now I will not...
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Couple: Chirantan and Liz
Date Submitted: 02/12/2010
Proposal Date: 02/14/2010
Location: NY, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (6 votes)
Best Proposal EVER
Josh sent a letter to my work with a long stem rose.The letter mentioned taking the next step, and told me to leave work immediately, don’t ask questions or try to call him, and go to the destination listed in the smaller enclosed sealed envelope.The first destination...
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Couple: Kristina and Joshua
Date Submitted: 02/07/2010
Proposal Date: 10/02/2009
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (120 votes)
"It will be worth it..."
I live over 2000 miles away from my Fiancé, so my chances to purpose were somewhat limited and more about opportunities than extensive planning. I had been planning to visit her in late December for several months but had not decided to ask for her hand until the...
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Couple: Patrick and Elisa
Date Submitted: 02/04/2010
Proposal Date: 12/13/2009
Location: Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (13 votes)
A musical proposal
First, I surprised my fiance when she came home from work with a dozen red roses. I have been playing the guitar for about 12 years now and have been holding off on writing a song for her until a really special occasion. When she came in, I had my guitar ready and played a...
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Couple: Christopher and Kate
Date Submitted: 02/03/2010
Proposal Date: 01/22/2010
Location: Denver, CO, United States
Rating:
  2.4 (7 votes)
The Meaning of Love
Since we began dating, Charles always found a way to secretly surprise me. Weekend getaways, flowers in the middle of the week or a card just to say, "Hello...I am thinking of you...you are the fulfillment of a dream."

The night he proposed to me was very...
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Couple: Diyarnna and Charles
Date Submitted: 02/02/2010
Proposal Date: 12/17/2009
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (18 votes)
1 kt Very Happy
I like most was nervous about spending so much money on an item I had not seen. I received my ring the day it was scheduled and it was so very stunning. I did my home work went to retail stores and compared, I paid right at $2500 for my ring and the same ring in a retail...
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Couple: James and Carla
Date Submitted: 01/27/2010
Proposal Date: 01/15/2010
Location: Mt Magazine AR, AR, United States
Rating:
  2.0 (2 votes)
Horticulturalists engagement
I have not proposed yet but i would really like some input on my idea of how to propose. I am going to spend the day with my girlfriend and make it all very plant related because we both love plants, especially carnivorous plants. I am buying an apartment and she is moving in...
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Couple: Mason and Michael
Date Submitted: 01/19/2010
Proposal Date: 02/14/2010
Location: Our new condo, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (5 votes)
The Perfect Proposal...
Picture perfect proposal - Barbara and I have always known that we would end up married and we're actually in the very beginning stage of planning a July wedding. We just decided that if we never planned a wedding, it would take forever for it to actually happen. She left for...
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Couple: John and Barbara
Date Submitted: 01/14/2010
Proposal Date: 01/07/2010
Location: Long Beach, CA, United States
Rating:
  4.6 (188 votes)
Scavenger Hunt with a Twist
My girlfriend and I have known each other for over ten years. We started dating in college but she broke it off a few months into the relationship. Ten years later, we caught up with each other online. Once we started talking, all the old feelings came back to both of...
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Couple: Todd and Katie
Date Submitted: 01/13/2010
Proposal Date: 03/10/2010
Location: Newark, DE, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (23 votes)
A huge surprise
One day, my fiancee, EJ and I were talking somewhere. I was telling him how I loved him a lot, and that he was the best boyfriend a girl could ever ask for. Anyways, after we were done with our date, we went home, and he IMed me. He said, "I have a surprise for...
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Couple: Alysha and EJ
Date Submitted: 01/01/2010
Proposal Date: 02/15/2009
Location: RI, United States
Rating:
  1.2 (24 votes)
Follow the String...
Background (From the bride's point of view)

For about six months, Mike and I had been planning a big road trip to Michigan so he could visit (and, for the first time, I could meet) his family there, and we could have a fun getaway over Labor Day. We decided to stay at...
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Couple: Mike and Anna Marie
Date Submitted: 12/27/2009
Proposal Date: 09/29/2009
Location: Various, NJ, United States
Rating:
  4.3 (20 votes)
Your input on this idea?
I am not engaged as of yet, but I have an idea that I would love your feedback on. Positive and negative are welcome. I am a very reserved guy, and think this could work well. When I want to propose, I will be watching a movie or ball game with my fiance, sitting on the...
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Couple: Kai and Kim
Date Submitted: 12/14/2009
Proposal Date: 06/10/2009
Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (31 votes)
Daniel & Vanessa
After we got the rings at the Mall. Once we got home I got down on one knee and proposed the real way.I did before but i didn't have a ring to make it official.......... We have been dating for 10months almost 1 year in December.12/22/08 is first 1 year together.
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Couple: Daniel and Vanessa
Date Submitted: 10/27/2009
Proposal Date: 11/11/2009
Location: Lakewood,WA, WA, United States
Rating:
  1.3 (13 votes)
Fit for a Princess
Through prayer, phone calls and planning a special evening came together for Angie and I. I asked her to marry me and you can see from the pictures, she said, “yes” through tears in her eyes. I met her down at the Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando on...
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Couple: Angie and Regan
Date Submitted: 10/20/2009
Proposal Date: 10/16/2009
Location: Disney's Magic Kingdom, FL, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (40 votes)
A Chocolate Engagement..
For our 1 year dating anniversary I planned a weekend getaway to Hershey, PA but Hershey Park was closed that weekend (Oct 10-11) so we postponed the trip for the following weekend (Oct 17-18). I booked us a room at the Hershey Lodge and as my anniversary gift to her I...
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Couple: Thomas and Melissa
Date Submitted: 10/20/2009
Proposal Date: 10/17/2009
Location: The Hotel Hershey, PA, United States
Rating:
  3.7 (22 votes)
Early Housewarming Surprise
We had just purchased our first house together about 5 months earlier, and did lots of work to the house, and were getting ready for our housewarming party that was taking place the next day. We had just finished dinner and I was cleaning up. Mark started pacing around acting...
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Couple: sabrina and mark
Date Submitted: 10/15/2009
Proposal Date: 08/07/2009
Location: Our house, MD, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (7 votes)
Our Proposal Story
Randy and I had planned on going to Vegas for Fourth of July weekend. The day we arrived, he had already set up a time for me to get a massage, as I had been complaning about my neck for weeks. Not thinking anything was going to happen, I stayed at the spa a little bit longer...
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Couple: Tiffany and Randy
Date Submitted: 10/09/2009
Proposal Date: 07/03/2009
Location: Las Vegas, United States
Rating:
  1.9 (13 votes)
Show Stopper.
Hey Folks. If you are reading this then you are curious on how I proposed to my fiance` right? Most likely you are a guy who is looking to get ideas for your proposal or a lady who is wishing upon a star that your special someone will pop the question. Well here is how I not...
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Couple: James and Jacquie
Date Submitted: 10/08/2009
Proposal Date: 04/26/2009
Location: Bonstelle Theater
Rating:
  2.6 (18 votes)
First Date - Second Time Around...
I hinted to the ring I was dreaming of and visited your website a hundred times. One June day, Jason surpised me by recreating our first date.... right down to the same restaurant and dinner! We headed out on our motorcycle, taking the exact same drive to a great seafood...
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Couple: bernadette and Jason
Date Submitted: 10/01/2009
Proposal Date: 06/20/2009
Location: Apple Orchard - Durham, CT, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (7 votes)
Mission Beach Proposal
Johnny had already made dinner reservations. He kept insisting that we were going to Home Town Buffet, but I knew better than that. He decided it would be a great idea to have breakfast at our favorite local spot in Mission Beach. After breakfast, we got on our bikes to ride...
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Couple: Megan and Johnny
Date Submitted: 09/28/2009
Proposal Date: 09/05/2008
Location: Mission Beach, CA, United States
Rating:
  2.5 (8 votes)
Mr.
Ours is a long , but not boring story so, recently I asked "la familia" if THEY would take me for better or worse and they said YES so I told my fiance to take her time because I'm OK till she gives me a date.
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Couple: Joe and Donna Tillett
Date Submitted: 09/18/2009
Proposal Date: 09/12/2009
Location: Ohio, United States
Rating:
  1.0 (13 votes)
Geocaching Proposal
I hid one of our tupperware containers out by our apartment entrance sign & logged the location with my GPS. I told Ashley there was a new cache to find out there, so we took our 2 chihuahuas, Chilli & Caddy, with us to go look for it. It had gotten late, so it was...
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Couple: Seth and Ashley
Date Submitted: 09/15/2009
Proposal Date: 09/01/2009
Location: Holly Springs, NC, United States
Rating:
  2.4 (8 votes)
Laying in Heaven
Aiden and I have been dating for 5 years before he finally popped the question. We were on vacation from family and friends in the Bahamas.We flew in a few days before and had a lovely beach house their his parents had. On May 15th,2008 He and I took a lovely stroll on the...
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Couple: Adriana and Aiden
Date Submitted: 09/08/2009
Proposal Date: 05/15/2008
Location: Bahamas
Rating:
  2.0 (8 votes)
The air up there
This was truly the most romantic moment of my life and will always be treasured!

My boyfriend, Johan, and I were skiing in France. We do this every year and have been doing so many times now. I've been visiting this French mountain village since I was three years old, and...
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Couple: Betty and Johan
Date Submitted: 09/08/2009
Proposal Date: 01/24/2009
Location: Avoriaz, Haute Savoie, France
Rating:
  3.7 (6 votes)
Hot Tub Proposal
I wasn't sure how this was all going to work out. I had everything planned out for mid-tour leave on a upcoming deployment and then everything changed. I had to have surgery on my foot which is keeping me from deploying now, but I knew I wanted Crystal to be my wife. We had...
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Couple: Britten and Crystal
Date Submitted: 09/08/2009
Proposal Date: 08/28/2009
Location: Mt. Baker Cabin, WA
Rating:
  3.8 (34 votes)
Sunset, Thunderstorm, an amazing engagement on the beach!
I knew I wanted to propose for some time, and I heed and hummed over how and when to do it. I thought about proposing in front of friends at her birthday party, or even in front of her family (She has a huge loving family), but I knew she would love it more if it was the two...
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Couple: Thomas and Jen
Date Submitted: 09/06/2009
Proposal Date: 08/17/2009
Location: West Palm Beach, FL, United States
Rating:
  4.3 (95 votes)
Anthony and Jessica's Story
On December 10, 2008, Anthony and I celebrated our three-year dating anniversary. Anthony surprised me and took us to New York City. We arrived shortly after noon and had lunch in a hole-in-the-wall authentic Italian restaurant. It was small and intimate, and the food was...
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Couple: Jessica and Anthony Thomas
Date Submitted: 09/05/2009
Proposal Date: 12/10/2008
Location: New York City, NY, NY, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (49 votes)
A Family Reunion I will never forget!!!
We were on our way to my family Reunion in Myrtle Beach, SC. Now understand Tyreke (my sweetheart) worked a second job and did not get off work until 11:00pm, so we did not leave until about 12:00 that Thursday night. He had already asked me to walk the shore with him when we...
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Couple: Eliza and Tyreke
Date Submitted: 08/27/2009
Proposal Date: 08/14/2009
Location: Myrtle Beach , SC, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (4 votes)
Hook, line and she said....
A warm, sunny Wednesday in Zurich meant one thing to me; today was the day. To Sabine, of course, it would be just our usual meet-you-after -work-for-a-quick -swim-in-the-Lake day.

For over a year, the Lake of Zurich has become a very important setting for us. We met on...
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Couple: randy and sabine
Date Submitted: 08/25/2009
Proposal Date: 08/19/2009
Location: Lake of Zurich, Switzerland
Rating:
  4.3 (64 votes)
Returning Soldier's girl says YES!
My fiancee and I have been dating 6-1/2 years, living together for 4 yrs. During his second deployment in Iraq with the New Jersey National Guard, we emailed all summer talking about the dates he was scheduled to come home for his 2 week R+R. He told me he'd being leaving...
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Couple: Melissa and Bob
Date Submitted: 08/24/2009
Proposal Date: 07/27/2009
Location: My work
Rating:
  4.5 (64 votes)
Proposal in a cemetery. . .
My finace and I actually met on Match.com January of 09. I am a firm believer that things happen for a reason and my fiance and I have known there was something magical about our relationship since our first date. Saturday Aug 15 was my father's anniversary from being killed...
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Couple: ronnee and Aaron
Date Submitted: 08/20/2009
Proposal Date: 08/15/2009
Location: Cemetery
Rating:
  3.9 (25 votes)
She knew it was coming...just not so soon
I started the day by putting rose petals in each of her dresser drawers that I knew she'd open in the morning to get ready, then had her co-workers completely cover her desk with roses. I called her at work and told her to pick out a sexy evening dress from work (she works at...
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Couple: Jeremy and Lindsay
Date Submitted: 08/16/2009
Proposal Date: 04/25/2008
Location: B & B, Branson, MO, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (10 votes)
A FAIRY TALE COME TRUE
I left work on a Thursday evening as usual, and went to pick up Nick (we both work in downtown Denver so we carpool into work daily). Nick told me our friend was at the airport and had just got back from out of town and his car wouldn't start so we needed to go jump his car....
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Couple: AMY and Nick
Date Submitted: 08/14/2009
Proposal Date: 07/10/2009
Location: RITZ-CARLTON DANA POINT, CA, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (11 votes)
My proposal story
My girl friend (now fiancee) and I had been talking about getting engaged and eventually getting married for quite some time now. I guess she had realized that I am one of those guy who are clueless when it comes to picking up a diamond ring (and too shy to get down to one...
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Couple: KS and Shenaz
Date Submitted: 08/12/2009
Proposal Date: 08/04/2009
Location: NYC, NY, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (9 votes)
My First Love
Well me and my Fiancee went to Walmart on the day after Thanksgiving and we were shopping and I told her I will meet you at the checkout. Of course that day was one of the busiest days of the year as you know. Well I watched her as she went through a ton of people back to...
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Couple: Anthony and Danielle
Date Submitted: 08/08/2009
Proposal Date: 06/28/2006
Location: Wal-Mart, IA, United States
Rating:
  2.1 (47 votes)
With God's Loving Hand
We have been together for over 11 years. I had brought up marriage throughout the years however, he wasn't interested. We lived together for 10 years and in my heart, I already considered myself married to him. However, I knew that legally and in God's eyes, we weren't. Well,...
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Couple: Peg and Paul
Date Submitted: 08/08/2009
Proposal Date: 06/05/2009
Location: Home, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (21 votes)
A sunset to remember
I met Traci 8 years ago, and the moment I saw her I knew she was an amazing woman. I had been planning on proposing to Traci for some time, but I wanted it to be a magical moment that she would never forget. I had several ideas but was having difficulty. The problem being...
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Couple: Todd and Traci
Date Submitted: 08/05/2009
Proposal Date: 08/02/2009
Location: Pheonix Resort Beach Restaurant, Aruba
Rating:
  4.2 (35 votes)
Picture Perfect
Jessica and I were together for 3 years. Over the past year, we have talked about marriage and getting engaged and she always said that “if you ever propose, it BETTER be cute!” As if proposing wasn’t nerve-wrecking enough already, I now had this floating in...
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Couple: Jessie and Jessica
Date Submitted: 08/04/2009
Proposal Date: 08/01/2009
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (31 votes)
Surprise at the beach
We went on the island called Puerto Galera in Mindoro Philippines. We had fun there and I am so happy that I am with my love of my life at the beach. It is also a very special place for me because that is where he asked me the "big question"...the question that I...
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Couple: analyn and Toby Kehn
Date Submitted: 08/04/2009
Proposal Date: 06/28/2009
Location: Philippines
Rating:
  3.0 (11 votes)
4/15/09 - A very special Day.
Dear Blue Nile,

I actually blogged in specific detail about our proposal and I included pictures AND video of the entire thing.

If it wouldn't be too much trouble, you can click on the link below and read it specifically there.

I don't know if I am able to embed...
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Couple: Michele and Stacy
Date Submitted: 08/02/2009
Proposal Date: 04/15/2009
Location: Cranes Roost Park, Altamonte Springs, FL, FL, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (2 votes)
New Beginning at the First Place We Met
I did not plan a whole lot towards this; but this did turn out to be a very special occasion and my fiancee loved it to the fullest. So, this is the background. My fiancee and I met in a community dance event which took place in a Middle School gym in Roanoke, VA. I was 25...
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Couple: Harry and Shirley
Date Submitted: 08/01/2009
Proposal Date: 07/30/2009
Location: Roanoke, VA, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (12 votes)
The Clouds Are Gone... Up Comes the Sun! Happy Bday!
It was Karla's 29th Birthday. Since I know her, each April is for her ONE BIG party since she likes to celebrate it with a special bash. This time she arranged to give a Beach Themed party at Caribe Beach, a romantic Sea Food Restaurant in Boca Chica, Dom. Rep. She had...
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Couple: Radhames and Karla
Date Submitted: 08/01/2009
Proposal Date: 04/18/2009
Location: Caribe Beach Restaurant, Dominican Republic
Rating:
  4.1 (23 votes)
Mike & Tara's Las Vegas Proposal
I kept this a secret from Tara and she had no idea. We went to las vegas for my b-day, so she didn't see it coming. We always go to Hard Rock Cafe's when we travel (which is often) and after lunch I asked her to marry me with another ring, (that was borrowed from my sister...
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Couple: isaac and Tara
Date Submitted: 08/01/2009
Proposal Date: 05/19/2009
Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (8 votes)
Back to Ann Arbor
Jamie and I met at the University of Michigan our freshman year. After we graduated in 2008 she got a full-time job working for the government in DC while I worked for a local non-profit and went to grad school part time.

One year later, we decided to travel back to Ann...
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Couple: Andrew and Jamie
Date Submitted: 07/31/2009
Proposal Date: 05/01/2009
Location: Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Rating:
  2.4 (5 votes)
Isle of Capri Proposal
Annie and I were on a family vacation in Italy when I proposed.

We planned a day trip to the Isle of Capri. When we arrived by boat I spoke with our private tour guide on my intention to propose and asked him to take use to the most romantic spot of...
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Couple: Sal and Annie
Date Submitted: 07/31/2009
Proposal Date: 06/24/2009
Location: Isle of Capri, Italy
Rating:
  2.6 (9 votes)
Package Deal
When Angela and I started going out, I was informed of the Package Deal. This referred to my g/f & her cat. She loves that cat more than me I think & when she talks to him (yes, the cat) she refers to me as Uncle Tim which I HATE.

So, when it came to the proposal...
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Couple: tim and Angela
Date Submitted: 07/31/2009
Proposal Date: 04/18/2009
Location: NYC, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (86 votes)
Five More Years of Dating?
I have been with Monique since August 10, 2004. Around February of 2009, I began researching buying an engagement ring. After nearly five years together, I definitely knew that Moniuqe is the only girl I would ever want to spend the rest of my life with. In fact, some of her...
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Couple: Brian and Monique
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 06/22/2009
Location: Astoria, NY, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (17 votes)
Let it snow !
I had been planning my 300 mile drive and engagement in Washington D.C. for several months.I figured by March it would begin warming up and could do it on my girlfriends birthday in her hometown.I live two states away and let her know I was coming and had made special...
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Couple: Barry and Cici
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 03/02/2009
Location: Washington,D.C., United States
Rating:
  3.9 (13 votes)
A Surprise Date Night
While getting ready for a month long business trip to Kenya in February, I dropped a hint to Eric that I wanted him to plan more "real" dates. In the middle of my trip, I mentioned the possibility of returning to Kenya at the end of May and he told me I had to be...
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Couple: Farah and Eric
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 05/29/2009
Location: Inn at Little Washington - Washington, VA, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (29 votes)
'Twas a special day...
My intent was to ask for my Fiancee's hand in marriage during the Celtic Woman concert that was held @ the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA, on June 20th. But my Fiancee had previously indicated that she would prefer (whenever the occasion would present...
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Couple: Donald and Patti
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 06/17/2009
Location: Bryn Mawr, PA, United States
Rating:
  2.3 (3 votes)
I couldn't believe it was happening to me...
We were together for over 2 years already and I kept on bugging my BF that I wish I was engaged for the longest time. He always said that "you know I want to spend the rest of my life with you and let’s enjoy life at the moment". We have lived together for a...
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Couple: Alea and D
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 10/12/2007
Location: Home
Rating:
  3.3 (32 votes)
Simple and perfect
H. and I have been best friends since we were 14 and 15. We met in highschool, and have been in love since we met. We have been a couple for 6 1/2 years now, and we know that we are each others soul mates. When we were young, we used to go to the beach and watch the boats on...
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Couple: Kate and Henry
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 04/18/2009
Location: CT
Rating:
  3.4 (8 votes)
he worked so hard
Mike wanted so bad to marry me but could not figure out a way to be able to afford a ring...he wouldnt settle for the cheapy walmart one i threw at him...he wanted me to have better...my mother was trying to add value to her home and wanted her bathroom completely gutted down...
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Couple: destiny and mike
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 03/10/2009
Location: my apartment, UT, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (13 votes)
Our Trip to Punta Cana
Michael asked me to marry him on Monday, September 10, 2007 in Punta Cana. I kinda of found my ring before Michael could give it to me. In our hotel room once we got to Punta Cana I was looking for the listing to the restaurants for our resort. I opened his bag and I saw the...
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Couple: Yolanda and Michael
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 09/10/2007
Location: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Rating:
  2.3 (6 votes)
Airport Rules
I had promised to buy my soon to be fiance a Perfume gift pack, which she was aware of. When I bought the set I remembered when we had that bomb scare at the airport's and you were not allowed to carry liquids on board.

What I did was I removed the whole set accept one...
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Couple: Saby and Gilda
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 12/24/2008
Location: North Carolina, NC, United States
Rating:
  2.1 (9 votes)
Delicate Arch Surprise
Chris and Kristy were on vacation in Utah to attend Diane and Steve's wedding. They were hiking, biking, and kayaking around the southern part of the state.

About a week into the vacation they were in Arches National Park. They had hiked about 12 miles already that day...
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Couple: Chris and Krissty
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 06/10/2008
Location: Delicate Arch, Utah, United States
Rating:
  2.7 (3 votes)
Untouched snow
We had been dating a while and just celebrated an anniversary the night before, but I didn't have the perfect opportunity. So the next morning after a nice fresh snowfall, I was able to fill the backyard by spelling out "marry me" as big as I could. The challenge...
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Couple: Brandon and Shawn
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 12/06/2008
Location: Home, MN, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (3 votes)
A New Year's Eve Proposal
Ed told me we were going to spend New Year's Eve with his brother in Denver and that we would stay with them. When we arrived, he surprised me with a New Year's Eve package at Hotel Teatro, downtown Denver (great place, by the way!). We had champagne, souvenir champagne...
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Couple: Danielle and Edward
Date Submitted: 07/30/2009
Proposal Date: 01/01/2008
Location: Denver, CO, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (4 votes)
Special Day
When my girlfriend Danielle and I woke up in the morning I told her that I wanted to check out a breakfast place ten miles south of our house in Long Beach. She was up for it so when we were getting ready I told her to pack a bag in case we drove further down the coast...
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Couple: james and Danielle
Date Submitted: 07/08/2009
Proposal Date: 06/07/2008
Location: Carmel , United States
Rating:
  4.6 (477 votes)
A Calender Proposal
I took my girlfriend of over 2 years out to dinner to our favorite restaurant to celebrate her recent job promotion. We were seated at our favorite table (the same table we sat at the 1st time we ate there). After we were seated, the matride brought over flowers I had ordered...
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Couple: E and SB
Date Submitted: 07/02/2009
Proposal Date: 06/01/2009
Location: Movie Theater, United States
Rating:
  3.7 (43 votes)
I said YES!
It's amazing how far Luke and I came from when we first met. Like any other relationship, we had our share of ups and downs. For myself, I can't say that it was love at first sight. But I CAN say that I have fallen madly and deeply in love with this man, having been with him...
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Couple: Julliet and Luke
Date Submitted: 06/26/2009
Proposal Date: 06/10/2009
Location: The Old Man & The Sea, Aruba
Rating:
  3.4 (32 votes)
First Date at Headlands/Proposal at Headlands
James and I have known each other for almost 10 years and have been dating for over five years. I never thought that he would ever “pop the question” but during the summer of 2008, he finally proposed. After his nephew’s birthday party, we went to...
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Couple: Sarim and James
Date Submitted: 06/17/2009
Proposal Date: 07/26/2008
Location: Mentor, OH, United States
Rating:
  1.6 (9 votes)
Oure Love Story
My husband and I met at a hospital I was on duty 1st day as a student LPN and he was 1st day EKG technician. I'm not sure if this is a story that goes here but I'll give it to you. Our Eyes met and we fell in love that was over 37 years ago. We have been together ever since...
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Couple: Justine and Howard G
Date Submitted: 06/11/2009
Proposal Date: 11/12/1970
Location: car, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (15 votes)
A Night to Remember.. :)
Phil planned months in advance for us to go on a two week trip to Italy three days after my college graduation. We ended up spending one week in Rome visiting and seeing everything that you could possibly imagine. During our second week in Italy we were in Venice. I...
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Couple: Adrienne and Philip
Date Submitted: 06/06/2009
Proposal Date: 05/29/2009
Location: Venice (San Marco Basilica), Italy
Rating:
  3.5 (21 votes)
"Once in a Lifetime"
Joel now says he has always known that when he proposed it would be worth the phrase “once in a lifetime". We went to Paris sort of on a whim. We weren't sure if we could make the trip until the last minute but when it all came together we were...
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Couple: kristy and Joel
Date Submitted: 06/02/2009
Proposal Date: 12/31/2008
Location: Paris, France
Rating:
  3.7 (24 votes)
"There is one way to ask her..."
He surprised me in a place I didn't think he had access to.

Please feel free to read my blog for the full story because it's too long to post on here.

http://sweetsandlife- .blogspot.com/2009/05/there-is- -one-way-to-ask-her.html
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Couple: Elena and Luis
Date Submitted: 06/02/2009
Proposal Date: 04/05/2007
Location: Carnation Cafe, United States
Rating:
  1.8 (5 votes)
a country girl marries a city boy
My girl's birthday was on the 18th of december, so i thought that would be a perfect time to proposal to her, so this is what i did, i ordered M&M's with Christa and her son Jamie's name on them, also with will you marry me on them, then i had her cousin make a cake and...
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Couple: Don and Christa
Date Submitted: 05/20/2009
Proposal Date: 12/15/2008
Location: NC, United States
Rating:
  3.7 (18 votes)
Our Own Private Island...
DJ surprised me and said to get off work Friday early. We left at noon and by 3 we were in the Florida Keys! After settling into our room he told me to put on my swim suit and we headed off with bags in hand to a small boat slip up the road. We road out to a private island...
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Couple: Heather and DJ
Date Submitted: 05/20/2009
Proposal Date: 05/15/2009
Location: Picnic Island Florida Keys, FL, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (18 votes)
Where In The Universe Are We Going?
Helobla: We had until 2.30pm to get to our destination. I quickly got washed and ready while reminiscing about the times we shared together.

I remembered the moment when I was so happy that Rad was able to stay in the country. He was one of the lucky names picked out of...
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Couple: Sarah and Radomir
Date Submitted: 05/17/2009
Proposal Date: 05/17/2009
Location: Palomar Observatory, CA, United States
Rating:
  2.4 (33 votes)
A Saskatoon proposal
It was a wednesday. I asked Andrea if she wanted to go for sushi at the Samurai restaurant, which happens to be located within the historic Bessborough hotel in Saskatoon. We went and had supper there. After supper I suggested that we take a tour of the hotel as it had just...
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Couple: Jean-Pierre and Andrea
Date Submitted: 05/12/2009
Proposal Date: 04/25/2008
Location: Adam's ballroom, Bessborough hotel, Saskatoon
Rating:
  3.8 (27 votes)
Almost an ending
My husband now asked me to marry him. This is how. We were sitting in the truck in my parents driveway. And it was the night before he left to go in the Air Force boot camp. He looked at me and then said Barbara I think it is time for us to stop going together. By then I had...
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Couple: Barbara and Barry
Date Submitted: 05/11/2009
Proposal Date: 09/10/1977
Location: In the Truck, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (11 votes)
I read it in the paper. . . .
Toward the end of a very bad year a friend convinced to put place an ad in the personals of the local newspaper. (This was before internet dating). I figured what could be the harm and it might make a good story. I got a lot of reponse to my ad and had some fun meeting guys...
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Couple: E'Lisa and Mike
Date Submitted: 05/09/2009
Proposal Date: 02/11/1996
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA, United States
Rating:
  4.3 (112 votes)
Fairytail Proposal!!
(Regan's version): We went on a cruise to the Caribbean over the holidays, and when we got on ship & went to our cabin, there was a bottle of champagne, flutes, and other goodies from the cruise line. Each time we left our cabin and came back there was something else...
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Couple: Tim and Regan
Date Submitted: 04/27/2009
Proposal Date: 12/21/2008
Location: Carribean, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Rating:
  4.0 (39 votes)
How did he do that?!
We are currently in a long-distance relationship and have been for a little over a year; he lives in California, I live in Texas. It's our standard practice to visit each other once a month, taking turns flying back and forth. The weekend he proposed, I had flown out to visit...
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Couple: Sarah and Daniel
Date Submitted: 04/24/2009
Proposal Date: 04/20/2009
Location: Lewisville, TX, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (81 votes)
The Perfect Anniversary Getaway
My (at the time) boyfriend Andrew had won tickets to Dollywood and the Ripley's Aquarium in Gatlinburg. I kept asking when he was going to take me, and he would teasingly reply that he wasn't going to he was going to take my younger brother. Finally he announced that we were...
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Couple: Megan and Andrew
Date Submitted: 04/09/2009
Proposal Date: 05/06/2007
Location: Gatlinburg, TN, United States
Rating:
  1.8 (13 votes)
A Story Only God Could Write...
http://sevanphotography.com/bl- og/2008/06/25/she-said-yes. On June 24, 2008 I asked my soulmate to marry me, but the route to the proposal began a little more than a month prior.

During my birthday weekend near the end of May my fiancée, who was my...
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Couple: Olu and Farran
Date Submitted: 03/30/2009
Proposal Date: 06/24/2008
Location: National Harbor, MD, MD, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (37 votes)
Still Shocked
On Friday afternoon, He called me and asked if he could come by my office to see me. As I was leaving the office I saw him parked in front and he offered to drive me to the garage where I park my car. So when I got in the car I started looking around to see if He had a...
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Couple: Tiffani and Reco
Date Submitted: 03/10/2009
Proposal Date: 02/15/2009
Location: Ruth's Chris Steak House, MD, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (101 votes)
josh and jessica welcome daughter hannah rose terry as flowergirl
after dating josh for about 4yrs later josh was leaving his family and me and traveled to venice italy for some army navy basic trainning.after being together for 4yrs josh suprised me on new year's eve 2006 downtown athens,ga.with alot of our friends we knew my moma,his...
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Couple: jessica and josh
Date Submitted: 03/06/2009
Proposal Date: 12/31/2006
Location: outside at home, GA, United States
Rating:
  1.1 (15 votes)
Surprise from London! Will you marry me?
We live in Manhattan and I was on a 6 month work assignment in London. I was not supposed to return to New York until February 28th. I sent her the February 28th flight itinerary and then cancelled and re-booked a flight to arrive on Valentine's Day instead. I was able to get...
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Couple: Robert and Tara
Date Submitted: 02/25/2009
Proposal Date: 02/14/2009
Location: New York City, NY, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (97 votes)
On a Mission
First off I purchased the "Channel-Set Diamond and Sapphire Ring and Band in 18k White Gold" from the color collection. Blue Nile did an amazing job! Thank you Blue Nile.

My girlfriend and I had planned to hop an Amtrak up to San Juan Capistrano(CA)to stay the...
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Couple: Josh and Kami
Date Submitted: 02/25/2009
Proposal Date: 02/14/2009
Location: San Juan Capistrano, CA, United States
Rating:
  3.7 (37 votes)
He Popped the question in a Snap!
I had just finished teaching Saturday School and picked up Vinnies favorite cookie. I was dressed in sweats and was basically ready for a day of work (We were currently renovating his house)

When I came in, his mother was there, and was acting very odd. I got extremely...
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Couple: jennifer and Vincent
Date Submitted: 02/18/2009
Proposal Date: 05/03/2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (70 votes)
The Perfect Engagement
Paul and I were dating all through college.

We were in Paris for a week in February celebrating his parent’s 50th wedding anniversary. The party was held at an old historical building across from the Eiffel tower.

After Paul's brother gave a speech about his...
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Couple: Lyndsay and Paul
Date Submitted: 02/15/2009
Proposal Date: 02/14/2008
Location: Paris, France
Rating:
  3.4 (23 votes)
Happily Engaged on Internet and Phone
I and Chester met online in a Singles site called: "TAGGED" We met last September on TAGGED,we exchanged photos, phone numbers and addresses. We are "Senior Citiznes" I am 64 soon to be 65 a week from yesterday(Monday) Chester is 63. He will be 64. I have...
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Couple: Linda and Chester
Date Submitted: 02/10/2009
Proposal Date: 01/01/2009
Location: on the phone and Internet, AR, United States
Rating:
  2.2 (24 votes)
engagement
at my birthday party after we stuck the huge cake he ask to go for a walk outside on the shore of the beach. The sun was about to set and the waves came in gently he knelt down in front of me an before he could ask i scremed yes yes.he gave me a huge hug lifted me up an...
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Couple: kyra and ronald
Date Submitted: 02/10/2009
Proposal Date: 10/10/2008
Location: beach house, Trinidad and Tobago
Rating:
  1.6 (36 votes)
Sunrise on a cloudy day...
We have been dating for 9 years to the day when he proposed to me. It started on the night of December 30th with a couple games of bowling with our friends, which lasted well into the night. By the time we dropped our friends off at their homes and began driving home...
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Couple: Elisa and Alex
Date Submitted: 01/30/2009
Proposal Date: 12/31/2008
Location: Brooklyn Bridge, NY, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (24 votes)
Evan Though We;re Young
I'm not out of school yet, and i find myself thinking about Seth all the time. Seth is younger than me, and we've known eachother for almost 3 years now. I know i'm in love with him and I know we're going to be together forever. I'm asking him to marry me, when I get enough...
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Couple: Ashley and Seth
Date Submitted: 01/29/2009
Proposal Date: 01/10/2009
Location: At the park, United States
Rating:
  1.2 (37 votes)
Love at first sight
I have seen her....on the first day of the college,and from that day I have started loving her....after some time we became friends but I have never found time to tell her that I love you.

But at 10th dec I have tell her on the phone,and she replied that why I took so...
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Couple: saurabh and swarnima
Date Submitted: 01/28/2009
Proposal Date: 10/10/2005
Location: Raebareli, India
Rating:
  2.1 (24 votes)
Day Trip
When we decided to get married, the first thing I did was search online for a ring-sizer I could print out. I hadn't heard of Blue Nile before that, but they mailed me a free, plastic ring-sizer. A couple of months later, Brian told me he wanted to take me shopping for the...
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Couple: Chanda and Brian
Date Submitted: 01/26/2009
Proposal Date: 12/09/2006
Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (29 votes)
Gained the key to her heart in the heart of the city...
Let me first start off my saying that my now Fiance "D" is extremely nosey...So she had an idea that I ordered something from Blue Nile(Googled Blue Nile after seeing my bank info online).

In saying that... I had to make the proposal an absolute surprise that...
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Couple: JonMoshe and Debra
Date Submitted: 01/17/2009
Proposal Date: 01/09/2009
Location: Greensboro, NC, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (30 votes)
Happy Birthday/ Will you marry me!
For about a week or so, before my birthday all Jake could talk about was how excited he was for my birthday. To be honest, he was more excited than I was, but of course I didn't know why! October 3d rolled around and I picked Jake up from school (college) and we went to the...
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Couple: Chrisany and Jake
Date Submitted: 01/15/2009
Proposal Date: 10/03/2008
Location: His House, NC, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (33 votes)
Invisible Ink and Love Notes
We started Saturday with an indoor picnic with French bread, exotic cheeses, fruit, bubbly, and fried chicken. After a while he had me playing Hot/Cold around the living room where he had hidden gifts for me. Each time I thought it was the ring and each time it was something...
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Couple: Andrea and Jay
Date Submitted: 01/13/2009
Proposal Date: 01/10/2009
Location: Topeka, KS, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (65 votes)
The Day He Proposed
It was on a summer day in August. We both got this Friday off and so he suggested that we go to the beach one last time before summer ends. So we hung around several different beaches like Crystal Cove, and San Juan Capistrano. HE then took me out to dinner in Laguna Beach....
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Couple: Hannah and David
Date Submitted: 01/06/2009
Proposal Date: 08/22/2008
Location: Laguna Beach, CA, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (24 votes)
turtles and the beach
So i had always known she was the one...i bought her ring within 6 months of dating Barbara...she has 2 kids from a previous marriage...our life is a busy one. I had dreams of taking her to Vegas to propose. Life has always had a way of working itself out for us. The kids...
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Couple: Tommy and Barbara
Date Submitted: 01/05/2009
Proposal Date: 03/24/2007
Location: the beach, FL, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (47 votes)
An Artistic Engagement
For weeks leading up to our engagement, Jeff kept mentioning that he'd like to sketch my portrait. While he isn't a professional artist, he does wonderful sketches and enjoyed sketching in his down-time, so I didn't think anything of his request. He finally set aside some...
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Couple: Emily and Jeff
Date Submitted: 12/31/2008
Proposal Date: 09/24/2006
Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (145 votes)
The Going Out of Business Bargain
Chuck and I had known each other for almost a year. We both felt like we were going to get married but we had not talked about it seriously... just a bunch of references on his part to when we are married. I would always clam up or turn red which I think made him wonder what...
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Couple: Charles and Linda
Date Submitted: 12/31/2008
Proposal Date: 11/14/2008
Location: Linen's and Things Going out of business sale, United States
Rating:
  1.9 (31 votes)
best Christmas present ever
We were out of town for Christmas day, so we had decided to open our presents when we got back home, the day after Christmas. I thought we were done when there were no more presents under the tree, so I started cleaning up. Meanwhile, Chad walked out to the garage and...
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Couple: Val and Chad
Date Submitted: 12/31/2008
Proposal Date: 12/26/2008
Location: our house, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (44 votes)
Our Engagment Story
My husband, boyfriend at the time had just gotten back from Iraq and flew me to germany with him after spending christmas with his family in oklahoma. I spent a month there with him and in that time he had bought a ring from the local store, the night before I flew back...
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Couple: Jennifer and Rhen
Date Submitted: 12/26/2008
Proposal Date: 02/01/2006
Location: The Purple inn, Germany
Rating:
  2.8 (17 votes)
Fight Night!
Dan and I had gone to my parents for dinner. I was pretty suprised that he wanted to go over there, he never wanted to before. I met him there after I had gotten out of work and we all went out. I didn't think anything of it, we went out, ate and then headed home. During the...
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Couple: Elise and Dan Erlichman
Date Submitted: 12/25/2008
Proposal Date: 10/30/2004
Location: Jackie Robinson Parkway, NY, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (39 votes)
Mrs. A. McRae
My story is my husband and I started going out back in 1989 my family did not approve of our relationship because he was much older than me so I moved out on my own because there was so much comflick about me dating him and I did'nt really see why because I loved him and he...
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Couple: April and Ervin
Date Submitted: 12/19/2008
Proposal Date: 03/20/1989
Location: At home, United States
Rating:
  2.2 (38 votes)
Spelled out in fire...
My fiancee is a true romantic, so I knew I needed to do something that would absolutely floor her, so against her knowledge I spent hours with the boys creating the perfect plan. That night she came over to spend the evening with my family and I. We had just finished eating...
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Couple: Adam and Leah
Date Submitted: 12/19/2008
Proposal Date: 07/30/2008
Location: Farming, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (80 votes)
what a surprise!
my proposal took place in church on a sunday morning in front of the whole congregation. I was on blue nile website almost everyday looking at your beautiful rings, and picked my ring out emailed it to him back in July 2008, not thinking he was going to get the ring from your...
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Couple: trina and stephen
Date Submitted: 10/13/2008
Proposal Date: 09/14/2008
Location: church, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (40 votes)
Kauai under the stars.
We were on a family vacation with my side in Kauai. It was in the evening of January 1 and I had gotten sick after telling everyone to wash their hands and take vitamin c everyday to help boost their immune system. I wasn't in the mood to go out to dinner but my fiance wanted...
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Couple: Kimberly and Daniel
Date Submitted: 10/05/2008
Proposal Date: 01/01/2008
Location: Kauai, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (58 votes)
Helicopter Proposal in New York
Desiree's Version: First of all, it must be stated that Cory took me completely by surprise with his proposal. We had decided late last year to take a trip to New York City; I had never been there, and Cory wanted to show me around his old stomping grounds! Saturday night, we...
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Couple: Desiree and Cory
Date Submitted: 10/04/2008
Proposal Date: 02/02/2008
Location: New York City, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (56 votes)
The Principal was in on it!
On Friday, February 29, I walked into my classroom to find my first grade students sitting in a row of chairs in the back of the classroom.

My Principal announced they had a surprise for me. The kids all lifted up signs they had resting in their laps. Slowly, I read the...
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Couple: Erin and Frank
Date Submitted: 10/01/2008
Proposal Date: 02/29/2008
Location: Tallahassee, FL, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (119 votes)
MySpace or Yours?
September 2008 marked the one year anniversary for Jessica and I. Believe it or not, we originally met through the online social site, MySpace. I had known since the month before that I wanted to propose, but could not think of a fitting way to do so. After soliciting friends...
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Couple: Thomas and Jessica
Date Submitted: 09/29/2008
Proposal Date: 09/18/2008
Location: Nashville, United States
Rating:
  3.7 (91 votes)
This is a bad weekend, my Mom is coming!
Carl and I met in college at the University of Michigan and dated for two years before I took a job in Northern Virginia. He drove down with me for two weeks to help me get settled in, a full week longer than he intended. We went to the Melting Pot in Herdon, VA to celebrate...
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Couple: Jennifer and Carl
Date Submitted: 09/19/2008
Proposal Date: 02/04/2003
Location: Herndon, VA, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (59 votes)
You know he's the one when....
It was December 1st and I was anxiously waiting for John (my boyfriend of 10 months) to pick me up from work because he has a surprise for me. Finally he calls and says he is out front, I grab my things and hurry to the car. We have a great lunch, splitting each others...
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Couple: Heather and John
Date Submitted: 09/03/2008
Proposal Date: 12/01/2006
Location: Durango, CO, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (149 votes)
The best birthday present ever
Dan and I had been dating several years and had talked about marriage for awhile, but I still had no clue when it was actually happening. We had rented a cabin in northern Wisconsin for his birthday. When we were packing up our suitcases I discovered a dozen roses on my seat...
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Couple: Amy and Dan
Date Submitted: 08/29/2008
Proposal Date: 10/10/2003
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (86 votes)
prom dress proposal
Me and my boyfriend were on the college campus at UT. We started dating in january so it was perfect timing. I was actually the one who proposed, it was so cute. we were having lunch and I brought one of our friends over to the table (she knew all about it of course) he had...
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Couple: tiffany and jessie
Date Submitted: 08/29/2008
Proposal Date: 06/30/2008
Location: tennessee, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (95 votes)
Dream Proposal (The Kind Every Girl Wants)
Michelle was in France with her grandparents and cousin for a week vacation to see the country. She loves the French culture and everything about France. I contacted her grandfather in December to ask his permission to impede on the vacation to ask for her hand in marriage....
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Couple: Nick and Michelle
Date Submitted: 08/26/2008
Proposal Date: 03/26/2008
Location: Paris, France
Rating:
  3.5 (137 votes)
"I have to stay in line"
I graduated from nursing school on May 2nd 2008. With nursing we have a "pinning ceremony" the night before graduation where we are officially pinned by our nursing professors. Well My last name starts with an A so i was the first to go across the stage for my pin....
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Couple: Kara and Philip
Date Submitted: 08/21/2008
Proposal Date: 05/01/2008
Location: Florida, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (83 votes)
TV Commercial Proposal
I’m going to keep this story nice and short. One day after a long day at work my girlfriend came home to a romantic dinner with candles that I had prepared for her. Now that was a nice start, but I had to top her birthday present. It was a sight seeing flight on a small...
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Couple: Dennis and Marichka
Date Submitted: 08/21/2008
Proposal Date: 08/14/2008
Location: Philadelphia, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (87 votes)
The Best GeoCache
Justin and I had recently taken up a weekend sport known as GeoCaching. This is rather like a worldwide treasure hunt. You are given a longitude and latitude and you hike out to this location and search for the "cache". A cache is a small container which has in it a...
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Couple: Eran and Justin
Date Submitted: 08/17/2008
Proposal Date: 08/16/2008
Location: Bull Run Mountains, VA, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (60 votes)
Sweethearts for Life!
I was actually really mad at my boyfriend because we did not have reservations for our Valentines Day dinner and we had such a horrible experience with it last year. On Valentine Day I called him to let him know that I Love him and could not wait to see him when I got off...
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Couple: Rebeccah and Franklin
Date Submitted: 08/15/2008
Proposal Date: 02/14/2008
Location: Kinston, NC, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (76 votes)
Profess My Love To You
Well, Nate and I always knew that we would eventually get married. We didn't intend to date without this plan in mind. We had known each other for 4 years. We had only been dating for 8 months when we decided to go to the lake for a picnic. On the way there, Nate said,...
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Couple: Breana and Nate
Date Submitted: 08/14/2008
Proposal Date: 03/07/2008
Location: Lake Englebright, CA, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (53 votes)
My Favorite Ride EVER
My fiance (boyfriend at the time) knew that one of my favorite vacation spots was Disney World and it had been ever since the first time I had been there when I was 2. When we said our goodbyes to our parents (we were leaving for around 3 weeks) my mom got all teary-eyed and...
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Couple: Nellie and Will
Date Submitted: 08/13/2008
Proposal Date: 10/31/2007
Location: MGM Studios, Disney World, Florida, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (60 votes)
High School Sweetheart
Cameron and I met in 1990 when we were in highschool and we dated for 3 years. We were madly in love with each other but certain things happened and we broke up. I haven't seen him in 15 years and in April of this year he found me on myspace and sent me an email. We ended up...
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Couple: Connie and Cameron
Date Submitted: 08/11/2008
Proposal Date: 05/23/2008
Location: Silverbell Lake, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (77 votes)
In the air
My husband is a pilot and so flying in small planes is common for us. We were planning on a weekend trip with friends to Michigan so I was more excited about spending time with them to even think about anything else. We all got into the plane and halfway through the trip I...
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Couple: Kathy and David
Date Submitted: 08/07/2008
Proposal Date: 03/30/1997
Location: Up in the air, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (50 votes)
Under the Watchful Eye Of Dave Matthews and 40,000 Friends and the Lost Ring
I have been with my fiancee for about seven years and have been waiting for the perfect time to ask her to marry me. We grew up the children of "hippies" and have an affinity for Woodstock type festivals, the people and music of all kinds. This year a new and large...
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Couple: Stephen and Ann Marie
Date Submitted: 07/31/2008
Proposal Date: 07/05/2008
Location: Rothbury Music Festival, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (68 votes)
Our engagement
My boyfriend was always hinting me that he wanted to marry me and that he wanted a life with me, but little did I know he would propose the day he did . We had plans to spend that weekend in Orlando, It was my sisters bridal shower. We got to the hotel late that night and I...
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Couple: carmen and Luis
Date Submitted: 07/30/2008
Proposal Date: 07/18/2008
Location: Orlando, United States
Rating:
  2.2 (88 votes)
Forever Beautiful
I had just picked Kyle up from Fort Benning which is a military installation near Columbus GA, which is where we live now. It was a rough deployment for us for a lot of reasons...so emotions were very high when I picked him up. The car ride back to our house was okay...a lot...
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Couple: Danielle and Kyle Mitchell
Date Submitted: 07/26/2008
Proposal Date: 12/31/2007
Location: Our home, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (66 votes)
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale ~ anonymous
It started out as the most ordinary of Saturdays. Jim and I were going kayaking in southern Indiana for the afternoon – and we were running late. As we finally got ourselves and our gear packed in the vehicle, Jim says -- I forgot something -- and heads back in to the...
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Couple: Kathy and Jim
Date Submitted: 07/24/2008
Proposal Date: 07/12/2008
Location: West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (111 votes)
loves diamonds
bear and I had planned a hiking trip with a couple of friends where we lived in Fort Huachuca Arizona. He and the men went up ahead of us ladies as we struggled to hike up that mountain. As he went up the mountain, he had set a rose on the side of the trail, and a piece of a...
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Couple: jiao and Bear
Date Submitted: 07/22/2008
Proposal Date: 01/10/2007
Location: Belgium
Rating:
  3.0 (41 votes)
Scavenger Hunt
The night before Kevin had been chatting away with his Xbox "buddies" learning various types of phrases in different languages. When I arrived home from work I found a envelope labeled "My love" on the door. I figured that because our 2 year anniversary...
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Couple: Shannon and Kevin
Date Submitted: 07/12/2008
Proposal Date: 07/12/2008
Location: Scottsdale, AZ , United States
Rating:
  4.0 (192 votes)
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A Beautiful Japanese Dream
I was an English teacher in Japan for four years before finally returning to the States. My second year there, I met Yoshiko, an absolutely beautiful woman with a heart of gold. She was working as a manager at the local flower shop. After five years of dating in Japan and the...
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Couple: Jordan and Yoshiko
Date Submitted: 06/27/2008
Proposal Date: 06/13/2008
Location: Bistro Himawari, Kobe, Japan
Rating:
  3.2 (64 votes)
Just another spring break....or so I thought
In December of 2007 Mark and I had planned to take a trip to Europe for my spring break in 2008. He had been the previous year and knew where to find all the good deals and restaurants. I had been asking him lately about us getting engaged and what not. One day sitting on the...
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Couple: Jessica and Mark
Date Submitted: 06/26/2008
Proposal Date: 05/11/2008
Location: Eiffel Tower, United Kingdom
Rating:
  2.9 (74 votes)
Finally said yes
Travis and I had been together for almost two years. He'd asked me to marry him a dozen times but I refused since he didn't have a ring and hadn't asked my dad for permission. Our anniversary was coming up and he still hadn't mentioned getting me anything. The night of our...
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Couple: Ashley and Travis
Date Submitted: 06/26/2008
Proposal Date: 10/13/2007
Location: Our Home, United States
Rating:
  2.5 (65 votes)
Private Affair
3 Sunday's ago, she flies in to visit in Port Harcourt from Lagos. I pick her up @ the airport in the morning & go on to church. Hang on I have to start with the pre-work Cant just start with the proposal day itself

The day before, Saturday I decided it would be...
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Couple: tobenna and Ijeoma
Date Submitted: 06/20/2008
Proposal Date: 05/25/2008
Location: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Rating:
  3.3 (65 votes)
Love of Music.....
My now husband and I met at a concert in 2005. We were downtown Denver and we noticed each other right away! I am old fashioned and I am not about going up to guy to meet them, they have to come to me! So I watched him all night, he watched me but we never got a chance to...
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Couple: Alissa and Lance
Date Submitted: 06/18/2008
Proposal Date: 09/02/2006
Location: Denver, CO, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (58 votes)
Twist Tie Surprise
My fiancé had been searching for the right ring for ages and was starting to sound like he was getting discouraged. I told him, sincerely, that if he proposed with a twist tie I'd say yes...knowing he'd eventually get me a ring but that I didn't want him to wait forever...
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Couple: Leah and Matt
Date Submitted: 06/16/2008
Proposal Date: 12/17/2006
Location: Hotel Room, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (177 votes)
redneck proposal
He came home from work and I was finsihing cleaning up our house he came in and told me to go to the truck and look in the center concole. i did and there was a small ring box in the truck i just thaught he has went and baught me another presant because he buys me random...
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Couple: lana and bobby
Date Submitted: 06/16/2008
Proposal Date: 01/18/2008
Location: in front of our house
Rating:
  2.2 (66 votes)
12 pieces with the flip of a coin
First let me set the introduction, I am a Sergeant in The Marine Corps and I was assigned to Embassy Security Duty. If you have ever been to a foreign country walked into the embassy and saw the Marine standing guard you have seen one of my own. I was at my last duty station,...
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Couple: jorge and Jenny
Date Submitted: 06/12/2008
Proposal Date: 03/13/2008
Location: Houston,Texas, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (151 votes)
She was suprised!
Meredith and I have been together almost three years. A couple of weeks before Valentine's Day she suprised me with a weekend getaway to a little bed and breakfast in Hunter Mountain. I figured that would be the perfect time to propose. I had been looking at engagment rings...
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Couple: Andrew and Meredith
Date Submitted: 06/05/2008
Proposal Date: 02/16/2008
Location: Hunter Mountain, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (84 votes)
infiniti
just date is the 8-08-08 at 8pm jump freefall on her work place with big sign
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Couple: ni and anne
Date Submitted: 06/03/2008
Proposal Date: 08/08/2008
Location: Canada
Rating:
  2.8 (51 votes)
A dream proposal
It was amazing! Keith had been on a deployment for 6 months, it was so hard to be away from him for so long. He secretly had a ring made for me overseas, one that was just my size and exactly the design i was wanting.(i had made one on www.bluenile.com many years ago and he...
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Couple: Kristen and Keith Smith
Date Submitted: 06/01/2008
Proposal Date: 05/05/2008
Location: Navy Base, Virginia, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (103 votes)
When you Wish Upon a Star
My fiance, Aaron, recently proposed to me with one of your beautiful rings. It was a big surprise and an absolutely beautiful proposal that brought tears to my eyes and made me realize yet again, how lucky I am to have found him. We met on Cinco de Mayo in 2007 and have been...
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Couple: Bobbijean and Aaron
Date Submitted: 05/30/2008
Proposal Date: 05/05/2008
Location: Fishers, Indiana, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (92 votes)
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Dolphin Interaction
We live in the Dominican Republic in the Carribean. I told my girlfriend that I have to study abroad in 2009, and that we will start talking about marriage in 2011. (I have been saying this to her for months, and this was to prepare the surprise) The thing is that she...
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Couple: Frederick and Elaine
Date Submitted: 05/28/2008
Proposal Date: 05/15/2008
Location: Discovery Cove, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (87 votes)
Surprise!!!
I decided to surprise my girlfriend and told her we going to go away for the weekend, but didn't tell her where. The week that lead up to the trip she was agonizing over where we were going and what we were going to do, and all the while begging for clues. I refused to give...
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Couple: David and Julie
Date Submitted: 05/28/2008
Proposal Date: 03/17/2008
Location: Biltmore Estate, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (95 votes)
A Very Special Fortune Cookie
My fiance and I had been dating a little over a year and of course I was more than ready for him to pop the question. We had picked out rings at Blue Nile, because one of my coworkers received her engagement/wedding rings from the website and they were beautiful (and a great...
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Couple: kelley and Chad
Date Submitted: 05/28/2008
Proposal Date: 02/13/2008
Location: SC, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (55 votes)
Aqua Resort
My boyfriend and I have been together for four years. He always tells me he wants to marry me someday. I never pushed the topic because we have both been married before and if he wants to propose to me, I wanted him to do it in his own time.

So, on Friday, we went over to...
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Couple: charlene and Juan
Date Submitted: 05/21/2008
Proposal Date: 05/17/2008
Location: Aqua Resort Club Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Rating:
  2.8 (52 votes)
my day
well sheldon and i have known each other of a couple of years and then we laster contact for 2 years and then i was going to college with his brother Shawn and he kept telling me about his big brother sheldon at first i could not remember who he was but then i met him. we...
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Couple: courtney and sheldon
Date Submitted: 05/14/2008
Proposal Date: 08/02/2007
Location: home, Canada
Rating:
  2.1 (65 votes)
True Love
It was Christmas and I had just come home from work. A 24-hour shift filled with blood, sweat, laughter, and tears...I am a Certified Nurse-Midwife and each week, including this one, I work a 24-hour shift in labor and delivery at a community hospital in Michigan and deliver...
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Couple: Jennifer and Ken
Date Submitted: 05/14/2008
Proposal Date: 12/25/2007
Location: our dining room, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (53 votes)
She Hate's Valentines Day
My girlfriend and I had been dating for a while, she has always hated Valentines day because its so comercial and shes just never had a good one. So on our first Valentines together I decided i would change her mind. We had talked about getting married and were really...
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Couple: gary and Carlie
Date Submitted: 05/14/2008
Proposal Date: 02/14/2008
Location: Her House, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (55 votes)
A very simple proposal
Tom was telling me how he wanted to do so many things in life. One of them being to buy a new house "If you will marry me ". That was it. Simple,beautiful and touching. I could not stop crying. He did not have my ring yet, so he let me wear his mother's claddagh...
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Couple: Linda and Tom
Date Submitted: 05/14/2008
Proposal Date: 12/15/2006
Location: Jackson ,NJ, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (63 votes)
Unusual Proposal (lol)
We had been talking about getting married for about two years now, so we decided to go look at some rings. I saw one that I fell in love with. About three weeks later we were sitting in the park where we usually go after work just to talk and relax. I hadn't eated my lunch...
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Couple: kory and Colin
Date Submitted: 05/13/2008
Proposal Date: 01/29/2008
Location: Queens Park,, Barbados
Rating:
  2.3 (74 votes)
Creative Proposal
Maggie and I had talked about getting married so she knew that a proposal was coming. I knew that I wanted it to be something special, but the fact that she knew about it and that I had virtually no extra money to help made it a challenge. I decided to surprise her by asking...
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Couple: Aaron and Maggie
Date Submitted: 05/13/2008
Proposal Date: 04/19/2008
Location: Lynchburg, Va, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (86 votes)
The Links to my heart
It was a couple days after our 10 month anniversary and this was the first month I forgot to do a little something cute on the day of. So we already had plans for the weekend to go out for happy hour on Friday and chip and putt on Saturday. Well Friday I picked up the ring...
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Couple: Charles and Jenn
Date Submitted: 05/12/2008
Proposal Date: 05/10/2008
Location: Voorhees NJ, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (87 votes)
Fireworks For Us
In the foggy early morning of our mini vacation to Monterey last 4th of July, Dave & I launched our 2-seater kayak for a nice paddle from the marina in the Bay. As we floated past sea lions, pelicans & the occasional otter, we were moved by the beauty of this new day...
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Couple: Jessica and Dave
Date Submitted: 05/10/2008
Proposal Date: 07/04/2007
Location: Monterey BAY, Calif., United States
Rating:
  3.8 (94 votes)
Back Surgery to the rescue?? Making something special out of everyday life....
Jennifer and I have been dating for over a year and a half and we have a very great relationship. I knew she was the one; she is a wonderful, extremely loving person. As soon as I started to look for rings, I grew very impatient with excitement. So I needed to move fast...
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Couple: Brandon and Jen
Date Submitted: 05/08/2008
Proposal Date: 02/29/2008
Location: La Jolla Birdrock Beach, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (50 votes)
I Think You Have a Screw Loose
I had known his sister for about 1 1/2 years when I meet her brothers Jerry & Jimmy. As usual I was reading a book in a chair when her brothers came over and Lisa introduced us and her older brother left and I asked Lisa and Jerry if that was normal behavior for him and...
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Couple: Susan and Jim
Date Submitted: 05/01/2008
Proposal Date: 07/05/1984
Location: His sisters Home, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (49 votes)
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Bringing the South Pacific to the Midwest...
My New Year's resolution was to take a break from being a work-a-holic and do something fun for a change. So, I decided to take up salsa lessons. Its here where I met Joe, another Air Force Capt who was deployed to Guam from Missouri. Although, I immediately found Joe be a...
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Couple: Joseph and Jessica
Date Submitted: 04/30/2008
Proposal Date: 04/13/2008
Location: Kansas City, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (64 votes)
A Dream Come True
…As we approached Sleeping Beauty’s Castle my eyes were wide, searching for that perfect spot on the drawbridge. Nervous, and not making much sense, I told Barbara to have a seat. The glow of the castle reflecting off the water, the Disney princess parade in the...
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Couple: Scott and Barbara
Date Submitted: 04/26/2008
Proposal Date: 02/16/2008
Location: Disneyland, CA., United States
Rating:
  3.4 (71 votes)
Romantic Spot, Romantic Guitar Music
I knew that my girlfriend's favorite spot to go in the whole world was this field near her house that overlooks the hills nearby. So at about 10:30 in the morning one Friday, we go over to the field and I bring my guitar along with some songs I had prepared. I played about...
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Couple: Chris and Cassandra
Date Submitted: 04/22/2008
Proposal Date: 04/18/2008
Location: Troy, NY, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (54 votes)
A relationship with spark
I am a fireman and Rebecca is a police officer. Ironically fate brought us together at the sight of someone elses tragedy. I was working at a house fire and Rebecca was keeping traffic and bystanders away from the scene. As we were finishing up I noticed her beautiful smile...
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Couple: Brian and Rebecca
Date Submitted: 04/20/2008
Proposal Date: 10/22/2007
Location: San Diego
Rating:
  3.4 (74 votes)
Almost forgot the ring
it was our five year and four month anniversary. i came home from working a 16 hour day. the house was super clean, dishes were done, and nathan was outside grilling steaks. we had a very delicious dinner with mashed potatoes and green beans. when we were finished eating he...
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Couple: tiffany and Nathan
Date Submitted: 04/19/2008
Proposal Date: 04/08/2008
Location: kitchen, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (52 votes)
the perfect perposal
me and justin had been talking about getting married for the last couple of weeks i just never thoutgh it was going to be this soon. we had been dating for 5 years now. he told me he wanted to go to mexico for the 4th of july. i thougth it was a little weird since they didn't...
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Couple: angelica and justin
Date Submitted: 04/19/2008
Proposal Date: 07/05/2007
Location: cancun, Mexico
Rating:
  2.8 (54 votes)
Pretty Woman Fire Escape Scene
I told my girlfriend that my friend had invited us to dinner. We get to his house, then a get a fake “phone call” from my mother saying that she needs help with her toilet. After telling my girlfriend “I’ll be right back”, I ran to my mothers...
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Couple: Julius and Mari
Date Submitted: 04/18/2008
Proposal Date: 04/12/2008
Location: Fire Escape, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (76 votes)
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A not so cheesy scoreboard proposal
I planned to propose to my girlfriend at a baseball game with the big question on the scoreboard. Sounds cheesy? To throw my girlfriend off, I bought this birthday package from the Mariners ticket sales which included a Happy Birthday wish that would be shown at the end of...
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Couple: Odii and Mosi
Date Submitted: 04/17/2008
Proposal Date: 04/15/2008
Location: Safeco Field, WA, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (115 votes)
The Proposal of My Dreams
Joey and I had been talking about getting married since last Christmas. When Joey's father took ill we began planning our wedding, but he had not offically proposed to me. On a really fridged Wednesday Joey decided to take me into the city for dinner. He stopped at Roger...
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Couple: Sheena and Joseph
Date Submitted: 04/07/2008
Proposal Date: 04/02/2007
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (56 votes)
"You're my favorite person; will you marry me?"
When Neal called me his "beshert" (Yiddish for "destined one") on our third date, I knew I was home and never wanted to leave. From that moment on, we knew we would be together forever and that we were so lucky to have found each other.

Neal has to...
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Couple: Stephanie and Neal Rothstein
Date Submitted: 04/07/2008
Proposal Date: 03/24/2008
Location: South Coast Winery, Temecula, CA, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (53 votes)
Cinderella
This was an incredible night. I tried so hard to keep the entire night a secret, in order to keep her guessing. After an early dinner, I had her not having any idea what we were about to encounter the rest of the evening. After we made about 30 minutes of our 45 minute drive...
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Couple: Richard and Kendal
Date Submitted: 04/06/2008
Proposal Date: 04/05/2008
Location: Memphis, TN, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (98 votes)
Night on the town
I picked her up in the afternoon and we drove to Chicago for our monthly "date night." It's always a surprise. I never tell her what we're going to do. This was going to be the "date night" of all date nights!

I took her shopping downtown at H&M...
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Couple: Kurt and Abbey
Date Submitted: 04/04/2008
Proposal Date: 12/31/2007
Location: Chicago, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (80 votes)
Early Morning Proposal
I am currently living five hours away from my fiance. I am a teacher and had a great opportunity so took it. During my Christmas break I went to visit her. I got back late that Friday night. She was working but had left her house unlocked for me. I first stopped at a grocery...
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Couple: Dale and Casey
Date Submitted: 03/31/2008
Proposal Date: 12/22/2007
Location: United States
Rating:
  3.4 (65 votes)
Engaged!
It was the day after our 6 year anniversary and Michael took me on a wine tour around Lake Seneca to celebrate. We sampled wines and enjoyed the beautiful views all day. At the end of the tour we ended up on a small beach just as the sun was going down. We were fooling around...
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Couple: Jessica and Michael
Date Submitted: 03/29/2008
Proposal Date: 09/29/2007
Location: Seneca Lake, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (58 votes)
My "Snowboard" Trip
Steve and I have been together for 5.5 years now. I had stopped getting on his case about proposing, but my family had just started. He would always tell me that the more people harass him, the less he wants to do it; so naturally thought it would be another 2 years until I...
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Couple: Sara and Steve
Date Submitted: 03/29/2008
Proposal Date: 03/16/2008
Location: Middletown, Rhode Island, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (59 votes)
4th Anniversary Proposal
Valentines morning in Daytona Beach, our 4th anniversary spent in the very same place we met. I give him a card (Neither Valentines nor anniversary. Just an I love you card) and a box of sugar free candies. (The kind he likes) He tells me there's a delivery coming for me...
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Couple: Sunday and Chuck
Date Submitted: 03/27/2008
Proposal Date: 02/14/2008
Location: Daytona Beach, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (51 votes)
The Lighting of the Eiffel Tower - Our Engagement Story
While vactioning in Paris France, Eric asked Jamie to have a picnic dinner with him that night so they could see the Eiffel Tower illuminate at 9pm. They went to the local wine shop got a bottle of wine and the bakery to get bread, ham, and cheese for the picnic. They sat...
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Couple: Jamie and Eric
Date Submitted: 03/26/2008
Proposal Date: 04/24/2007
Location: Eiffel Tower, France
Rating:
  3.2 (81 votes)
Not your typical "dinner and a movie"
My boyfriend and I have been together for over 5 years. I kept telling him that when he proposed I was going to know because I was certain he was going to do something out of the ordinary so I knew I would be tipped off. He was determined to surprise me.

After a long day...
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Couple: Julie and Jonathan
Date Submitted: 03/26/2008
Proposal Date: 07/27/2007
Location: Summerville, SC, United States
Rating:
  4.4 (1044 votes)
Vertical Proposal in the Grand Canyon

To start my story, I need to explain that I have two brothers in the Marine Corps who both fly helicopters. To Bill's surprise, I'd never flown in a helicopter, even after working for the Helicopter Association International!

I am from Arizona so I was spending...
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Couple: Lindsey and Bill
Date Submitted: 03/25/2008
Proposal Date: 12/31/2005
Location: Grand Canyon, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (375 votes)
How I got engaged in the skies
We were dating with Jemy for quite a long time. But by that time our ways had to go seperate for a little while. Both of us had to go to our home countries to see our families and we didnt know how long its gonna take. We had only 5 last days together and were coming back...
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Couple: Lenka and Jemy
Date Submitted: 03/24/2008
Proposal Date: 06/11/2005
Location: Plane , Thailand
Rating:
  3.2 (47 votes)
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The top of the mountain
On her birthday we hiked up a local mountain to the top of a ranger station look out tower. Since it was raining, and she still came, I knew she was a keeper. Anyhow to make a medium story short, I went down on one knee and asked her to marry me and she said yes. She loves...
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Couple: Mark and Angela
Date Submitted: 03/23/2008
Proposal Date: 07/04/2007
Location: Pine Plains NY, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (47 votes)
My Dream Come True
I always dreamed of making a romanitc proposal in the snowy mountains of Colorado. Well, my dream came true on March 7. We were skiing 11,000 ft up. I was hoping for a sunny bright blue day but it was snowing lightly, which actually made it all the more beautiful. We went...
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Couple: David and Jeannie
Date Submitted: 03/21/2008
Proposal Date: 03/07/2008
Location: Telluride, CO, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (43 votes)
Happy Birthday
I had purchased the engagement ring at least a month prior, and was waiting for the perfect opportunity to propose. We had planned a trip to New York over Thanksgiving, but I knew I could not wait that long.

I decided to pop the question on her birthday, but really...
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Couple: Raymond and Jasmin
Date Submitted: 03/20/2008
Proposal Date: 10/02/2007
Location: Home, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (59 votes)
Michelle, I need an answer!
I planned a trip to Disney World in August 2006 with Michelle. She thought it was just a fun vacation; but I had already planned for more than that! I ordered her engagement ring from Blue Nile and managed to think up the perfect plan - a fireworks proposal, but not any...
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Couple: Anthony and Michelle
Date Submitted: 03/18/2008
Proposal Date: 08/18/2006
Location: Disney World, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (71 votes)
A Fishing Trip to Remember!
My fiance and I are both in Oklahoma, and everytime we go fishing we never tend to catch anything. I swear there is not fish in Oklahoma because I never get a bite or catch anything. Well on March 8 we decided to go fishing even though it was kind of cold outside, but we are...
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Couple: Jennifer and James
Date Submitted: 03/14/2008
Proposal Date: 03/08/2008
Location: Oklahoma
Rating:
  3.4 (60 votes)
A Night of Fireworks
My fiancee Christopher is in the Marines and sometimes we don't get to talk or see each other for long periods of time. We were fortunate enough to be able to spend this past holiday season together. On New Year's Eve, we spent the entire day together and had a great time....
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Couple: emily and christopher
Date Submitted: 03/13/2008
Proposal Date: 12/31/2007
Location: Palm Bay, FL, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (47 votes)
The Perfect Surprise and The Best Night of Our Lives!
Backround Info: Play baseball at SDSU, college student, and dirt poor-this is how I made it work and fun! In mid-October, I informed Des that I would be going to California with my coach for a conference that my coach goes to every year-but this year they wanted each coach to...
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Couple: Nick and Desirae
Date Submitted: 03/12/2008
Proposal Date: 11/15/2007
Location: Brookings, SD, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (488 votes)
A dream come true...
Joel and I planned to go to my cousins reception in Washington state since September. We bought the plane tickets in November however we were looking at paying a lot of money unless we traveled on Christmas day. I didn't care too much since we would leave in the afternoon (it...
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Couple: Lucy and Joel
Date Submitted: 03/11/2008
Proposal Date: 12/25/2007
Location: 25,000 feet in the air, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (48 votes)
Picnic
I proposed to my fiance on her birthday, using it as an excuse to be romantic without her knowing something was up. Her birthday fell on a thursday, so as she went to work I spent the day tying up the loose ends for a romantic sunset picnic. I went around the bay area for her...
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Couple: Tom and Augustina
Date Submitted: 03/10/2008
Proposal Date: 03/06/2008
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (71 votes)
My Perfect Puppy Proposal
The week before Christmas, Alex suggested that Krista come down to Cherry Hill for the weekend to celebrate an early Christmas, just the two of them. She was a little confused as to why, since both families lived in north Jersey, but she was touched that Alex wanted to make...
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Couple: Krista and Alex
Date Submitted: 03/03/2008
Proposal Date: 12/22/2006
Location: Alex's House, NJ, United States
Rating:
  4.1 (158 votes)
FEEL BETTER
I TOOK MY BOYFRIEND HOME WITH ME THIS YEAR TO MEET MY FAMILY FOR THE FIRST TIME. WE WERE STAYING WITH MY SISTER FOR THE HOLIDAY'S. I PICKED UP MY FATHER FROM HIS APARTMENT EARLIER THAT MORNING SO THAT HE COULD PARTAKE IN THE CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES. WHILE MY SISTER, HER HUSBAND...
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Couple: KATIE and BRUCE
Date Submitted: 02/28/2008
Proposal Date: 12/25/2007
Location: IOWA, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (74 votes)
Me, Laura, JunkFood and 400 fans!
I and work part time as a stage manager for a band called JunkFood.I met Laura when I was down at the beach working with the band. Laura and I passed each other on the dance floor and both looked back at the same time. BUSTED! This is how we met.I wanted to propose to Laura...
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Couple: Steve and Laura
Date Submitted: 02/28/2008
Proposal Date: 09/29/2007
Location: Winchester Virginia, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (53 votes)
Phantom sweeps her off her feet
While she knew the proposal was coming, she did not know when or how I would do it. I planned for a month before on how I could surprise her. It was with elation that I travelled to her house that evening for the setup. Valentine's Day was a few hours away and I wanted to...
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Couple: Gerald and Julie
Date Submitted: 02/27/2008
Proposal Date: 02/14/2008
Location: Keller, TX, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (53 votes)
eHarmony, stomach flu, "I do!"
Mark and I "met" each other on eHarmony in January 2007, and met in person in March. We were crazy about each other from the very beginning; even though he lived in Missouri and I lived in Iowa (4 hours away)! I was spending the weekend at Mark's house in Missouri...
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Couple: Rachael and Mark
Date Submitted: 02/26/2008
Proposal Date: 05/21/2007
Location: Mark's house, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (49 votes)
Bob the Builder and the Italian Princess
Ok....I admit it, I am a high-matenance kind of girl. Also, I'm daddy's little girl. So therefore, as my kind goes, a girl usually follows her father's advice closely. That's what I've always done my entire life, and needless to say, my dad has not liked very many of my...
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Couple: Leslie and Michael
Date Submitted: 02/26/2008
Proposal Date: 02/25/2008
Location: Our Beach House, Turks and Caicos Islands
Rating:
  3.2 (64 votes)
A "Super" Proposal
It was incredibly important for me to include Emily's family with the engagement, as well as my own. Emily performed in a duet recital on Saturday night which both of our families came into town to attend. After the recital, I told her that our moms wanted to take pictures...
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Couple: Christopher and Emily
Date Submitted: 02/22/2008
Proposal Date: 02/17/2008
Location: Oxford, MS, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (48 votes)
My New Years Surprise!
I was with my b/f, family and friends new years eve 2007 going into 2008. We are all having a good time eating food and taking pictures. Then the countdown began we started to count from 10, then 9..8..7..6..5..4.. one of my friends starts to pour out shot glass with patron.....
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Couple: catherine and anthony
Date Submitted: 02/20/2008
Proposal Date: 01/01/2008
Location: My Aunt's House, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (58 votes)
Proposing in Barcelona
So Chuck was studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain in October and November last year. Once he arrived, he was reading a newspaper article about a couple getting married when it dawned on him that he wanted to propose when I came out to visit. There was two big problems,...
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Couple: Jill and Chuck
Date Submitted: 02/20/2008
Proposal Date: 11/18/2007
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Rating:
  3.0 (49 votes)
tabbyAndLarry
he is my first love we were together 13 years ago and we split up and i heard back in october that he was going through a divorce and i happen to walk in to a local bar one night and we both stopped and looked in to each others eyes and just started talking about what we had...
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Couple: tabitha and larry
Date Submitted: 02/15/2008
Proposal Date: 01/06/2008
Location: walmart, United States
Rating:
  2.3 (67 votes)
Meanie
I only met my fiance once before we started dating. We moved our separte ways then started dating via telephone and internet, (I know what you're thinking, but hey...at least I'd met him first). ANYWAY...We knew pretty quickly that we wanted to be together. It just clicked....
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Couple: jess and Henry
Date Submitted: 02/15/2008
Proposal Date: 08/07/2007
Location: Home, United States
Rating:
  2.5 (55 votes)
Proposal under the stars
As we were driving to the neighboring city for dinner, Sean pulled our car off the road all of a sudden. We were stopped along a country road and there were so many stars out. We sat in the car for a couple of minutes me wondering what the heck we were doing just sitting out...
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Couple: Melissa and Sean
Date Submitted: 02/12/2008
Proposal Date: 02/11/2008
Location: Fairfield, CA, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (56 votes)
The Best Proposal Ever!!!
It all started I and I have already gotten the OK from her Dad. She had no idea and kept talking about how I needed to get on the ball and talk to her Dad. So on the night on Dec. 21, 2007 it all happened. I drove in from College Station and went straight to her basketball...
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Couple: josh and Audrey
Date Submitted: 02/12/2008
Proposal Date: 12/21/2007
Location: Abilene, Texas, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (69 votes)
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A proposal at the center of the universe
Our flight back from Nanjing, China to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida was delayed for 4 hours in Chicago on Thursday night. You see, we work together and we were trying to get back from our business trip in time, so we could catch our Friday evening flight to New York for a little...
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Couple: Nitin and Carolina
Date Submitted: 02/11/2008
Proposal Date: 02/02/2008
Location: New York, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (56 votes)
From a Mountain Top
Victor and I had planned a hiking trip with a couple of friends where we lived in Fort Huachuca Arizona. He and the men went up ahead of us ladies as we struggled to hike up that mountain. As he went up the mountain, he had set a rose on the side of the trail, and a piece of...
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Couple: rose and Victor
Date Submitted: 02/10/2008
Proposal Date: 05/16/2006
Location: Arizona, United States
Rating:
  4.8 (1680 votes)
The Last Kappa Delta
Katherine and I had been dating for four years by this point. No it didn't take me that long to get up the nerve, but rather we were waiting for her to finish college.

I wanted todo something special, something none of her other engaged greek sisters had been given....
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Couple: Jim and Katherine
Date Submitted: 02/04/2008
Proposal Date: 04/09/2007
Location: Kappa Delta, Bowling Green, Ky, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (81 votes)
Hiking like Never Before
After we had been dating for a short period of time it was Valentine's Day and everyone was telling me he would pop the question, I got all dressed up and ready... at the end of the night dissappointed, my birthday came and went yet again no proposal. I had given up on it by...
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Couple: Tristy and Daniel
Date Submitted: 02/04/2008
Proposal Date: 05/12/2007
Location: San Rafael Swell, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (46 votes)
Um... What did you say?
Rob and I have known each other since 3rd grade and have been friends the entire time. We didn't start dating until after graduation. We went to college only 20 minutes from each other. He was at my school and at about 11 at night we decided to go for a walk around my campus....
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Couple: Jessica and Rob
Date Submitted: 02/02/2008
Proposal Date: 08/20/2007
Location: Central Pennsylvania College, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (61 votes)
A soldier's proposal
I am in the Army and currently deployed to Iraq. This is the second deployment that GeriAnna has been with me through. A few months after arriving in Iraq I decided that I was going to ask her to be my wife. I found the PERFECT ring on your website and had it shipped to me at...
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Couple: Brendon and GeriAnna
Date Submitted: 02/01/2008
Proposal Date: 11/30/2007
Location: Airport, United States
Rating:
  3.9 (175 votes)
A Knightly Proposal
I had a lot of ideas to propose to my finace. I wanted to do something extraordinary. At first, I thought a nice romantic treasure hunt would be great, and have me standing there at the final "clue" would be a great idea. But knowing my intelligent girlfriend, she...
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Couple: Robert and Aurelia
Date Submitted: 01/31/2008
Proposal Date: 01/27/2008
Location: Medieval Times, NJ
Rating:
  3.2 (120 votes)
Snowy Explosion Proposal
I don't get many opportunities to leave Maryland and visit my family back home in Chicago. So, I figured if I was going to propose I would do it in my hometown. This would enable me to enjoy the two loves in my life, my family and Brittany, and even possibly some snow....
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Couple: Mark and Brittany
Date Submitted: 01/30/2008
Proposal Date: 12/31/2007
Location: Chicago, United States
Rating:
  4.2 (229 votes)
Garth Brooks concert Proposal
Todd and i had been planning this trip for about two months. we were going to drive a crazy 6 hrs to southern CA to see Garth Brooks play in concert. Id been so crazy excited about it for weeks. Him proposing was the last thing in my mind honestly, i could not have expected...
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Couple: jessica and Todd
Date Submitted: 01/29/2008
Proposal Date: 01/26/2008
Location: LA, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (52 votes)
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Her three Christmas surprises
Adrienne could not get any time off during the holidays, so she had planned a late Christmas celebration with her parents for a week in mid-January. We flew in to Hilton Head Island on a Saturday, and for the next two days, she couldn't stop wishing that my parents could be...
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Couple: Raymond and Adrienne
Date Submitted: 01/28/2008
Proposal Date: 01/15/2008
Location: Her parents' house, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (51 votes)
The best surprise ever !!
My story isn't as imaginitive or creative as most of the stories I have read so far. But in my story it is the best surprise I have had yet! I have known my love and best-friend Duane for about 10 years. We met in highschool in a credit lab class. He immediately caught my...
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Couple: Danielle and Duane
Date Submitted: 01/24/2008
Proposal Date: 12/25/2007
Location: His Aunt's House, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (57 votes)
My proposal
My fiance proposed to me after having a wonderful dinner at the Mill on the River. He took me there after I got out of the hospital with having Bipolar. He thought it would be nice to have a night together. During the evening after we ate I had ordered dessert, when the...
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Couple: charlene and Robert
Date Submitted: 01/23/2008
Proposal Date: 12/04/2000
Location: south wndsor, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (47 votes)
Bajo el agua
esto sucedio bajo el agua
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Couple: matias and Julia
Date Submitted: 01/23/2008
Proposal Date: 06/22/2007
Location: cordoba, Puerto Rico
Rating:
  2.8 (43 votes)
A Perfect Brew
My boyfriend (fiancee') works at Starbuck's and I went up one night to see him. He asked me to go to his house to run and pick up some stuff. I thought it was kind of weird for him to send me off to do errands. I wasn't too happy about it either. I told him that I would in...
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Couple: amy and Patrick
Date Submitted: 01/22/2008
Proposal Date: 01/02/2008
Location: Starbuck's, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (221 votes)
A Total Surprise
My boyfriend and I had known each other since high school, but had never dated until our sophomore year in college. It was a little difficult because he went to school at Tulane in New Orleans, while I had decided to go to the University of Pittsburgh, in our hometown. So...
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Couple: Ashley and Kevin
Date Submitted: 01/20/2008
Proposal Date: 10/06/2005
Location: My house, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (64 votes)
Perfect New York Proposal
We were on our way back home for Christmas or so she thought. While she was at work that day I packed the car and made the final arrangements for the night (and specifically got the ring from FedEx). When I got on the highway to head home I got on going the wrong direction....
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Couple: Matt and Jessica
Date Submitted: 01/19/2008
Proposal Date: 12/21/2007
Location: Top of the Rock - New York City, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (70 votes)
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Gingerbread proposal
Torun, Poland is known for 2 things: it is the city where Nicolaus Copernicus lived and proved that earth was round and where world's best gingearbread is made. On the night of the proposal, cold January night, we quickly toured the old city of Torun, after which we directed...
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Couple: Daniel and Victoria
Date Submitted: 01/19/2008
Proposal Date: 01/10/2008
Location: City of Torun, Poland
Rating:
  2.9 (46 votes)
Ringing in the New Year
I decided in November to start researching diamonds as I was ready to propose to my girlfriend of 3 1/2 years. I was referred to Blue Nile through a family member and found everything I ever wanted to know on their website. Once I found the ring it was time to figure out...
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Couple: Brian and Louise
Date Submitted: 01/17/2008
Proposal Date: 12/31/2007
Location: Minneapolis, MN Stone Arch Bridge, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (44 votes)
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An Enagement to Remember
We had spent New Year's Eve dining and dancing aboard the Odyssey Cruise Ship on Boston Harbor. At ten until midnight we went up to the top deck to countdown the New Year and watch the fireworks. While the fireworks were sounding in the background, I took a knee and asked...
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Couple: Chris and Rachel
Date Submitted: 01/15/2008
Proposal Date: 01/01/2008
Location: Odyssey Cruise on Boston Harbor, Boston, MA, MA, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (47 votes)
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The Notebook
Jami's favorite movie is "The Notebook." Knowing this, I wrote a book and had it published in hardcover by an online book publishing company. Each chapter recounts our adventures together from the day we met up until the proposal (the last chapter).

On the day...
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Couple: Jerry and Jami
Date Submitted: 01/15/2008
Proposal Date: 01/14/2008
Location: My home, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (580 votes)
How Sweet the Sound
My boyfriend Ronnie is planning on proposing to me during the announcement part of the church service at 10:30am on my 25th birthday May 17, 2009! He might suprise me and propose to me before the service starts! Who knows?! Ignore the May 17, 2008 date because it won't be...
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Couple: Michele and Ronnie
Date Submitted: 01/14/2008
Proposal Date: 05/17/2008
Location: Louisville, KY, United States
Rating:
  2.0 (76 votes)
Where All Your Dreams Come True!
I have always been in love with Walt Disney World. I actually have been there 23 times growing up (and I am only 25 years old). Well in August we had planned to meet up with my parents in Virginia for a mini camping vacation. He insisted on driving the "Short" trip...
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Couple: Jessica and Chris
Date Submitted: 01/12/2008
Proposal Date: 08/02/2007
Location: Magic Kingdom, Disney World, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (57 votes)
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These storied woods
In April 2007, after a great deal of emotional work, Nell and I reached the point where marriage was "when," not "if." She then gently guided me to on-line jewelry sites, armed with some basic preferences. I did my homework, and found what seemed just the...
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Couple: Matthew and Nell
Date Submitted: 01/11/2008
Proposal Date: 06/02/2007
Location: Lincoln, MA, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (50 votes)
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A romantic surprise overlooking the ocean
I wanted to propose at the Restaurant where we went on our first date two years before. But unfortunately the restaurant had gone out of business. I picked a popular restaurant overlooking the ocean. I asked the host if they had areas that were somewhat private. He said yes...
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Couple: Jerry and Jeanne
Date Submitted: 01/11/2008
Proposal Date: 01/14/2008
Location: Ocean Grill , Vero Beach Florida, FL, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (54 votes)
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Total surprise
Well, first off let me state that I am a bit of a kidder, basically no one knows when to take me seriously at times..lol. I had made up my mind to purchase my engagement ring thru Blue Nile and finally ask Cathie to marry me someday. We have both been married before and have...
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Couple: Mark and Cathie
Date Submitted: 01/09/2008
Proposal Date: 12/24/2007
Location: Hudson, NH, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (52 votes)
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Her Special Date for Me
Fatima had planned a special date for us to go on. She bought tickets to the Nativity Story playing at the Goodman Theater and made reservations for dinner at the Melting Pot. During intermission, I called ahead and told the hostess that I planned on proposing and asked if we...
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Couple: Les and Fatima
Date Submitted: 01/08/2008
Proposal Date: 12/20/2007
Location: The Melting Pot, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (64 votes)
My Christmas Gift
I was over Patrick parent’s house on Christmas Day (12-25-2007) so we could open our gifts together. He handed me a gift box and he told me to open it later. Well, I thought it was a shirt since the box was very light. When the two of us was sitting in the family room,...
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Couple: Jimma and Patrick
Date Submitted: 01/04/2008
Proposal Date: 12/25/2007
Location: His parents house
Rating:
  2.8 (55 votes)
My "Hot" Proposal
Ok. Here is my proposal... I was visiting Matt at work after I had just finished an 8-hour shift at my job. I sat down at one of the computers to get on-line, as I always do when I come visit him. Matt then proceeded to approach me. He had something orange and shiny in his...
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Couple: Amber and Matthew
Date Submitted: 01/04/2008
Proposal Date: 01/03/2008
Location: Seminar Crowds, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (66 votes)
It was magical!
It was about 4:30 on Christmas and we had just arrived at the Disneyland Hotel. Kevin was checking in while I was trying to call my sister. I looked over and noticed the girl behind the counter grinning like crazy. I thought it odd, but it was only just beginning! The VIP...
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Couple: Rachel and Kevin
Date Submitted: 01/03/2008
Proposal Date: 12/25/2007
Location: Disneyland, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (303 votes)
Fortunate planning....
Paulette and I had been dating for over a year and a half, with marriage conversations occurring from time to time. When I finally made the decision to ask her, it was as if a clandestine spy mission started! I had confederates from her friend's husband in Virginia (my first...
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Couple: hobert and Paulette
Date Submitted: 12/23/2007
Proposal Date: 12/21/2007
Location: North Carolina, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (69 votes)
She cried and said,"Yes!" under the waterfall.
Amy and I had been dating for over a year and in that time I'd gotten her into short, beautiful day hikes here in Az. I planned a daytrip up to the Tonto Natural Bridge up by Payson, Az. to propose. I'd had her ring for about a week beforehand and it was all I could do to not...
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Couple: Vern and Amy
Date Submitted: 12/19/2007
Proposal Date: 12/02/2007
Location: Tonto Natural Bridge, Payson, Az., United States
Rating:
  4.0 (142 votes)
I "shell" love you for always.
Jeffrey and I met when we were just high school juniors, and became quick friends. He was far too jokey/funny to ever be taken seriously, and he was simply the close guy friend who made me laugh.

Towards the end of our senior year...I can't expain it, but something just...
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Couple: Stefanie and Jeffrey
Date Submitted: 12/17/2007
Proposal Date: 08/11/2006
Location: Avalon, NJ
Rating:
  4.1 (294 votes)
Pulled Over and Frustrated
It was the weekend prior to holloween. I had my girlfriend coming over to go out to a costume party (her costume was at my place). I live in a very small town and personally know the Chief of Police, and am a former police officer from a neighboring city. I asked the chief if...
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Couple: Daniel and Rachel
Date Submitted: 12/15/2007
Proposal Date: 10/27/2006
Location: Weaver, Al, United States
Rating:
  2.7 (156 votes)
Ashlyn and chases wedding
It was a perfect day we were walking down the beach with wind in my hair. We were going back to are summer house.We had stopped to sit in the sand. When he got on his knee and asked me to marry him i didnt know what to think.I said yes.It was amazing icouldnt believe it.We...
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Couple: ashlyn and chase
Date Submitted: 12/15/2007
Proposal Date: 04/27/2000
Location: Flordia, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (47 votes)
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Irish Don't Win but Mark Fox Does
Since my parents are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary I decided to ask my intended at the famed Grotto on the campus of The University of Notre Dame. I secured a bullhorn ahead of time and of course a beautiful ring engagement ring from Blue Nile.

With a least...
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Couple: Mark and Mitzi
Date Submitted: 12/05/2007
Proposal Date: 10/13/2007
Location: "The Grotto" , The University of Notre Dame, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (58 votes)
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"Let's Go on a Hike, Honey."
Michael suggested we go out on a hike on a Saturday. It's one of our only days off together. We took the dog, and set out on our 4.5 mile hike. About a mile into our hike, we started coming upon some little foot bridges to cross. One had a creek running through it. We stopped...
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Couple: Liza and Michael
Date Submitted: 12/04/2007
Proposal Date: 11/03/2007
Location: on a hike around a lake, CA, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (59 votes)
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Proposal with the Dolphins
It was early October of 2007 when I had mentioned to Amanda that we would be going to Las Vegas for a few days insinuating a proposal would happen. However, there would be no proposal in Vegas. A couple weeks after I planted the idea of a proposal in Vegas Amanda and I went...
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Couple: Kurtis and Amanda
Date Submitted: 12/04/2007
Proposal Date: 11/11/2007
Location: Sea World, San Diego, CA, United States
Rating:
  4.0 (286 votes)
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Engagement
It was a random Tuesday evening, and I couldn't hold on to her ring any longer. I received her ring two weeks prior, and it took every ounce of will power for me to keep it hidden. We both work in the business industry, and her day took a sharp turn in the direction of stress...
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Couple: Marco and Alison
Date Submitted: 12/04/2007
Proposal Date: 11/13/2007
Location: Dallas, Texas, TX, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (91 votes)
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A Surprise For Her But Just Another Engagement For The Waitress
I imagine most engagements are a surprise for the future fiance and this one was no exception. We had reservations at a wine bar that we both enjoyed before and after we met and which was also the location of our first date. I had considered the various scenarios that you...
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Couple: Tim and Galina
Date Submitted: 12/03/2007
Proposal Date: 10/13/2007
Location: Remy's Wine Bar, Clayton, MO, United States
Rating:
  2.6 (59 votes)
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How I proposed
I invited my fiancee over on Oct. 26 to prepare her supper. The ring I had ordered from Blue Nile arrived the day before and it was burning a hole in my pocket, so to speak. I asked Julie to come over after work, however, fate threw a monkeywrench into my planning. My car...
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Couple: Alexander and Julie
Date Submitted: 12/03/2007
Proposal Date: 10/26/2007
Location: Chicago, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (110 votes)
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From the Air
For the year that my fiance and I had been dating, I always expressed to him how much I wanted him to take me flying. He has had his private pilots license for a few years and I grew up flying with my grandfather. After reminding him a few times, he finally surprised me by...
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Couple: Jill and Kurtis
Date Submitted: 10/23/2007
Proposal Date: 08/05/2007
Location: Victoria, Texas
Rating:
  3.9 (209 votes)
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camp surprise
On July 14th, at summer camp, I got lured down to the lake by a friend who left me there -- after making an excuse and a promise to come back and get me. I was standing on the dock not sure what to do when a vehicle pulled up on to the edge of the beach. Thinking she had sent...
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Couple: Matt and Lindsay
Date Submitted: 10/15/2007
Proposal Date: 07/14/2007
Location: Camp CoBeAc, MI, United States
Rating:
  3.1 (70 votes)
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A Weekend To Remember
My fiancé has always wanted to us to go to Friday Harbor (a small town in the San Juan Islands northwest of Seattle) for the weekend. She has talked about it several times but we have never had time to go. I realized a few months ago that's what I wanted to give her for...
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Couple: David and Jessie
Date Submitted: 10/12/2007
Proposal Date: 09/21/2007
Location: Friday Harbor, WA, United States
Rating:
  3.8 (282 votes)
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She was speechless!
My fiance was supposed to arrive home from work at 7pm. I was supposed to be at work from 3 till 11 so she was expecting me to be gone when she got home. After taking an hour longer than she was supposed to she finally got home to find me there. I took her out for dinner at...
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Couple: Paul and Erika
Date Submitted: 10/10/2007
Proposal Date: 09/21/2007
Location: Kalamazoo, MI, United States
Rating:
  2.7 (75 votes)
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The Best Dessert EVER!
The night before I moved back to Los Angeles from Sacramento, my bf and I decided to go to the restaurant we went on for our first date. I was moving to So Cal about three weeks before he was, so it was our last night together for almost a month. We had been together for...
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Couple: Emily and Adrian
Date Submitted: 09/27/2007
Proposal Date: 07/12/2007
Location: Sacramento, CA, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (87 votes)
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The girl of my dreams
I had started dating my gf back in highschool toward the end of 10th grade. We met at her ex-boyfriends house while I was recording for his band. We started talking online and she didn't tell me they broke up till about 2 weeks later because she wanted to see how I reacted to...
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Couple: Curtis and Kristen
Date Submitted: 09/27/2007
Proposal Date: 06/25/2007
Location: Beach at Sunset, MD, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (71 votes)
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My painting to you...
For some time my g/f and I had been talking about painting a silhouette mural on her wall in her bedroom, since her and I are both artists. Finally we went to the store and bought some paint and brushes so when the time came, we were ready. Well, a week or two later, with...
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Couple: Chris and Crystal
Date Submitted: 09/27/2007
Proposal Date: 08/10/2007
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Rating:
  4.3 (704 votes)
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Very Untraditional
Stephanie and I had known each other for seven years. We dated for a while in Junior High and once or twice in Hight school. I am in the military and was mobilizing for deployment to Iraq when we started dating again for the last time. It was kind of hard because my...
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Couple: Perry and Stephanie
Date Submitted: 09/27/2007
Proposal Date: 08/28/2007
Location: In my pickup in her front yard, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (71 votes)
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She said "SHUT UP!!!"
I knew she'd be in awe of here ring. I knew she wanted the proposal to be in public. I told her we were going to celebrate paying off the last of our debt by going to dinner at Skies, the revolving restaurant at the top of the Kansas City Hyatt Crown Center. I waited until we...
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Couple: Peter and Jenna
Date Submitted: 09/27/2007
Proposal Date: 06/27/2007
Location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (181 votes)
Proposal in a Cave
I flew to Missouri to visit Stephanie the weekend of July 20th, and we spent Saturday afternoon visiting some wineries about an hour north of Cape Girardeau, MO. Our final stop was Cave Vineyard, a winery with a natural cave underneath where a live guitarist was playing. I...
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Couple: Brian and Stephanie
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 07/20/2007
Location: Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (52 votes)
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A wonderful Weekend
Firstly, Thank you all at Blue Nile!! You guys made this as easy as it gets. Everyone was a pleasure to speak with and deal with.

My weekend began at Key West in a private villa by the ocean. I set up a sunset dinner on a beach where it was just us. At the time the sun...
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Couple: Jose and Jannette
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 07/14/2007
Location: Key West, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (47 votes)
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Breakfast?
We were both off of work for the Fourth of July. We had discussed making breakfast and doing very little that day. I received the ring a couple of days before I was going to give it to her. I hid it away and began the other preparations. While she was working the night before...
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Couple: Damian and Britta
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 07/04/2007
Location: Boynton Beach, FL, United States
Rating:
  3.0 (52 votes)
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An International Fairytale
My fiance is from Switzerland and I am a Southern Belle from North Carolina. We met in London thru a mutual friend whom we both happened to be visiting one weekend. We were both lovers of travel and adventure and decided to spend a year traveling and exploring North America....
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Couple: kristin and Philipp
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 05/23/2007
Location: San Simeon Beach, United States
Rating:
  2.9 (53 votes)
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awwww........Brilliant!!!
Steph and I are both Seniors attending Houghton college and we were finishing up with classes and she said that if I received a B or better in a tough Psych class that I had been stressing out about, that she would do anything for me. So, I ended up doing well in the class...
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Couple: Johnathan and Stephenie
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 06/22/2007
Location: Letchworth State Park, NY, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (70 votes)
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She said, YES....and was not drinking.
From Joe in Modesto,

I have been single for over seven years now and have dated all I ever want to. Meeting Claudia was the blessing I had prayed for many times over the years. From day one till now, we really get along great and best of all, we talk to each other. We...
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Couple: Joe and Claudia
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 07/14/2007
Location: Modesto, United States
Rating:
  3.3 (69 votes)
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My dog was the key...
I invited my girlfriend over for dinner. I made a nice meal for us, and had a bottle Dom Perignon. The fake reason I used for buying such an extravagant item was because it was 1 year earlier when I had landed new job, and we had celebrated in similar fashion then. I told her...
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Couple: Russ and Holly
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 09/15/2007
Location: Akron, OH, United States
Rating:
  3.7 (273 votes)
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A Kiss to Build a Dream On
Michelle and I had been dating since our Freshman year at high school making this our 8th year having been together, never even taking a "break" once during our time together. So she was really itching to get engaged before we moved in, I suppose it looks at least a...
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Couple: Jared and Michelle
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 07/22/2007
Location: A Park, United States
Rating:
  3.6 (107 votes)
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The long (but very rewarding) hike
My girlfriend and I were in Garmisch, Germany on a vacation that I had planned a few months in advance. As I had briefly visited Garmisch to study one summer a few years back, I convinced her that she needed to see the southern German valleys & Bavarian Alps that border...
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Couple: Bradley and Jennifer
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 07/13/2007
Location: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Rating:
  3.3 (62 votes)
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Proposal with a BANG!
In late March 2007 I moved to Arizona for work, leaving my fiance in MI. During that time we planned for her to come visit with her mother. I also started dropping hints that I would propose when she came to visit.

She arrived here on July 4th and we hung out most of the...
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Couple: Solomon and Mariah
Date Submitted: 09/26/2007
Proposal Date: 07/04/2007
Location: Under the Fireworks, AZ, United States
Rating:
  2.8 (48 votes)
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Made in Montana
We are both from Montana originally, and took a trip back to our home state in June for a much-needed vacation. As part of the trip, we planned to stay a night in the picturesque Glacier National Park, and take one of the many scenic hikes.

At the trailhead for...
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Couple: Jaymee and Jeff
Date Submitted: 09/12/2007
Proposal Date: 06/18/2007
Location: Glacier Park, MT, MT, United States
Rating:
  3.4 (67 votes)
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Surprise for us both
Ryan and I had plans to just have an easy weekend together. We woke up early Saturday morning and headed to the beach hoping to get there early enough to secure a camping spot for the night. The first place we tried was booked, but luckily there was a small spot available at...
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Couple: Heather and Ryan
Date Submitted: 09/11/2007
Proposal Date: 06/30/2007
Location: Salisbury Beach, NH, United States
Rating:
  3.2 (59 votes)
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OMG!
It's Friday after work ... I'm sitting outside alone, having a beer, enjoying the warm sun, and a quiet evening. All is well in the world, when I'm hit with a thought from the Universe ... "You dummy, the best gal in the world is running around out there and you need to...
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Couple: Ken and Theresa
Date Submitted: 09/05/2007
Proposal Date: 08/24/2007
Location: Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Rating:
  2.7 (90 votes)
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Good things come to those who wait
After a long day of work and extensive anticipation of the arriving engagement ring, I set off to the distant FedEx pick up location (fighting rush hour traffic and the summer heat). The ring was absolutely beautiful, and as I admired it in my car I was still unsure on how to...
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Couple: Kenneth and Brie
Date Submitted: 09/04/2007
Proposal Date: 05/25/2007
Location: Home
Rating:
  3.7 (150 votes)
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She wanted lights, lights was what she got
My fiancee and I are from Perth, Australia. Leading up to my proposal, I spent a few months reading about and shopping for diamonds. I started looking at diamonds on Blue Nile, but I shopped at retail stores anyway. I did my research in stores in Australia, Malaysia, and...
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Couple: Kenneth and Cynthia
Date Submitted: 09/02/2007
Proposal Date: 05/28/2007
Location: Times Square, United States
Rating:
  3.5 (91 votes)
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Our engagement
Josh and I met in college at Bowling Green State University. We met my senior year and his first year of graduate school. We became close friends and decided to take our relationship to the next step after I graduated. A few days before graduation we had our first date. It...
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Couple: Emily and Josh
Date Submitted: 08/31/2007
Proposal Date: 06/16/2007
Location: Toledo, OH, United States
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