Our 15 Favorite Viral Proposals of 2013

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There are going to be a lot of adorable weddings in 2014. Thanks to channels like YouTube and Vimeo, happy couples were uploading their and sharing their creative proposals daily this year. And whether we were saying “Omg, this is the sweetest thing I’ve ever seen!” or “Oh no he didn’t,” we watched every single one of them. Here are 15 of our favorite proposals from 2013:

1. Can You Make It Through This Home Depot Proposal Video Without Crying?

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Dustin thought it was just a normal night of annoying errands at Home Depot. Instead, his family, friends, and boyfriend surprised him.

2. The Most Romantic Engagement Involving Pizza You’ll Ever Read


Spoiler alert: His last name happens to rhyme with “snacker.”

3. Guy Wins Engagements by Proposing to Girlfriend with 16 Adorable Pugs


Yes, you read that right. 16.

4. A Boston Bombing Survivor Got Engaged To His Nurse


In a Facebook post announcing the awe-inspiring (and “aww”-inducing) engagement, Boston Marathon bombing survivor James Costello wrote: “I now realized why I was involved in the tragedy. It was to meet my best friend, and the love of my life.”

5. The Chicago Bulls Mascot Proposed to a Dancer at Halftime in the Greatest NBA Proposal Ever

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This Chicago Bulls game took an unexpectedly romantic turn.

6. Man Surprises Girlfriend with Ring in Picture-Perfect Photobooth Proposal

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Mitch and his girlfriend always celebrated her birthday by visiting a photobooth. But this year, he had something different in mind.

7. “How Zach Braff Helped Me Propose to My Girlfriend”

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Matt got actor Zach Braff to help him propose to his girlfriend, Janice. She said yes.

8. ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Aaron Paul Made a Surprise Cameo in This Couple’s Proposal


After Jason Lord made a donation to The Kind Campaign, the anti-bullying charity founded by Paul’s wife, the Breaking Bad star appeared in a video to help Lord pop the question. Marriage, bitch!

9. This Proposal in Best Buy’s Home Theater Section Might Be the Most Staten Island Thing Ever

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Having to relive your relationship in glorious 1080p HD, screened across every TV in the store, is serious commitment to love, and that’s the way Staten Islanders do it.

10. The Most Awkward Proposal Ever Was Captured Live on This Morning’s ‘Today’ Show


The appeal of live TV – even morning shows that you half-watch while you stuff cereal into your face – is that anything can happen.

11. The First Marriage Proposal on the Heads Up! App Will Melt Your Heart


Ellen DeGeneres posted the app’s first proposal, all documented through the video feature.

12. The World’s Most Bizarre Proposal?

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Florida state representative Ritch Workman proposed to his girlfriend during a meeting of the Florida House Finance and Tax Subcommittee (romance for you.)

13. This Guy Ruined Proposal Videos for Everyone


If you have 27 minutes to spare and don’t mind getting really, really annoyed right now, then go ahead and give this epic proposal video a watch.

14. Dad Proposes to Mom with the Help of Their Preemie Twins


Brace yourself for feelings.

Kristen Bell Proposes to Dax Shepard Now That DOMA is No More

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The couple had made many statements saying they would not get married until their gay and lesbian friends had the same freedoms.

Image via Flickr.