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17 Terrible Ways To Propose To Someone

If you're about to spend the rest of your life with somebody, it probably shouldn't begin with a ring that's passed through your digestive tract.

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5. By faking your own death.

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"You make my heart beat so fast that in return, I'd like to give you a heart attack."


9. With a digested ring.

(In 2007, a guy in England stole a platinum engagement ring for his girlfriend by swallowing it at a jewelry store. Police waited for three days for the ring to, in the words of the article, "emerge.")

"I mean, I guess I could have bought one of those lame blue boxes, but I thought my own small intestine was way more romantic."

10. Maybe we should just leave food out entirely.

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" :( "


This is the tweet (which, for the record, worked).

I can't wait for Christmas so.... Katherine Von Drachenberg, will you marry me? @thekatvond…

— deadmau5 (@deadmau5) December 16, 2012

"If I spent more than 140 characters on this shit, sugarpie, we wouldn't be young and beautiful anymore."


17. On the open water.

(This Michigan man had the romantic idea of proposing to his girlfriend on a canoe trip, which went horribly awry when they got stranded miles from shore and had to call 911.)

"Babydoll, I know you're seasick, but just know that my feelings for you burn brighter than these emergency flares that we just ran out of."

She said yes, by the way.