26 Adorably Unusual Ways To Propose To Someone

Because spending the rest of your life with your love should always begin with a QR code or a Golden Snitch.

1. With a baseball.

Cut along the center with an Xacto and remove the hard, stringy inner core to make room for a ring box.

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2. With Scrabble tiles.

Use a set you already have, or, if you want to preserve the memory forever, buy one here.

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3. With adrenaline.

They won’t know until they look at the (unreasonably expensive) photo at the end of the ride.

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4. With technology.

This QR code necklace, when scanned, reveals the message “Will you marry me?” Buy one here.

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5. At the bottom of a warm beverage.

You can easily make your own or buy one here.

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6. “Harry Potter”-style.

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Available here.

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7. Dr. Who-style.

You can buy one here.

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8. Pokémon-style.

You can find plastic ones that open up on eBay.

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9. Legend of Zelda-style.

Heads-up, present and future lovers, this is the one for me.

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10. For the musically inclined.

Customized guitar pick available here.

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11. And for the literary.

Buy this here or make your own.

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12. Celebrate your shared love of food.

In German, no less! Plenty of restaurants seem amenable to this kind of thing, as long as you call ahead.

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13. (No matter how high- or low-brow).

This guy had the pint specially made for his proposal.

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OK, so, full disclosure: I personally feel that this is a fairly janky way to ask someone to spend the rest of their earthly days with you, but so many people responded to that post being all “WAIT WHAT I WOULD MARRY ANYONE WHO PROPOSED THAT WAY” that I would feel amiss in my duties if I didn’t suggest it here.

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15. Brighten their lunchtime.

This is the cutest ever.

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16. Ask outside in public.

You might be arrested for vandalism, but who could argue against vandalism this adorable?

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This proposal has been spotted by dozens of Instagrammers on the Palmetto Expressway in Miami over the past couple of days (hopefully Yane said yes).

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18. And in nature.

You might want to spell out “you” all the way, though.

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19. Keep it seasonal.

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20. Use the perks of your job to your advantage.

He’s a pharmacist.

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This biologist proposed to his fellow-biologist girlfriend using DNA fragments.

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22. Use a tiny token to ask a big question.

Available here.

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23. And remember: You can always ask for a little help.

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