Popping the Question: 10 of the Best Proposals

Sep 23, 2016 | Proposal

Proposing to the woman you love is one of the biggest moments of a man’s life. The way you do it will depend on the kind of girl you’re popping the question to – maybe she wants her family around or would prefer a traditionally romantic spot like the Eiffel Tower.

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Whether your proposal is simple and intimate or would make a circus look demure, just make sure it’s right for you and your soon-to-be fiancée. We swear that bigger isn’t always better.

To get the creative juices flowing, here are just some of the best proposals that have had women all over the world swooning.

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1. Movie Magic

This boyfriend decided to recreate the living room scene from the movie, UP and spent weeks visiting flea markets to get all the things he needed to pull it off.


2. Cinema Paradiso

When Matt convinced his then-girlfriend Ginny to go to the cinema with him, she had no idea what was in store.

3. A Roller Coaster of Emotion

A thrilling park ride was about to make this lady’s heart race, but until she saw their picture at the end.


4. A Whole New World

One of the most famous proposals, this Disney Town flash mob proposal persuaded this lady to say yes.

5. Run To You

The fun didn’t end when they reached the finish line of this 5k Colour Run; instead this guy got down on one knee and asked his girlfriend to “begin our own race”.


6. Just a Small Town Girl

A regular train journey home from work became something very special for Lucy when a group of commuters on her regular train home from work started singing Bill Withers’ Lovely Day…

7. Hey Baby…

One of the best proposals ever was carried out by actor Isaac Lamb who got together with family and friends to surprise his girlfriend with this routine.

8. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

A Christmas family photo on suddenly becomes a whole lot more…

9. Like I Love You

He had some stiff competition, but this guy still got a ‘yes’ when he proposed on stage at a Justin Timberlake concert.

10. Time After Time

And finally, the man who proposed every day for a year without his girlfriend realising…

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