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Old 04.06.2010, 13:32
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

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You felt sorry for him because he knelt in the champaign?

BTW, my daughter loves your avatar.

No I was annoyed he wasted some seeing as it was the first time he bought me anything more than a pint and a packet of crisps!!!

Funnily enough, the ring was from Argos and snapped one month later Why oh why didn't I take note of the signs

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Old 04.06.2010, 13:37
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

I guess the actual asking was done like this -

He - so I was thinking, would you like to go to Basel to do some shopping this Saturday?
Me - hmm..sure, if you want to, although I don't really need anything.
He -well, I though we might want to check out some wedding rings..

But as for the proposal, that was a few months later, New Years Eve, at midnight, with fireworks and all. On a beach in Langkawi, Malaysia.

5 weeks and about 2 hours to go now

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Old 04.06.2010, 13:59
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

over the phone... I was working in Bangladesh , my future hubby in Germany... We decided to make a baby first while I was visiting him in Hamburg... Phoned him from the airport in Paris waiting for my connection back to Dhaka as I did a test in the toilet there... oh darling...i'm pregnant.. 1 months later, he said let's get married, I said ok .. we had to organise everything during my 2 week visit in hambourg , 5 months pregnant ( first time he saw with my belly !).. then I flew Back to bangladesh until my maternity leave started 2 months later..
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Old 04.06.2010, 14:20
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

1st July last year. We were walking around Chateau de Saint-Germain on a lovely sunny day. Just beside the gardens, my then boyfriend asked me to turn around he wanted to give me my anniversary present. When I turned back he was down on one knee with a ring he had designed in his hand. I was so shocked I never actually heard him ask the question, he had to reask about 20 minutes later when I stopped shaking and going oh my oh my oh my.
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Old 04.06.2010, 14:25
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

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Mr. T and I were on the couch one evening after he had returned from a 15 month stint abroad, and I asked him where he thought our relationship was going, "I suppose we should get married" was his reply, "I suppose we should" I answered...

But when I see this video, I can't help but feel that I missed out on something ...

I'd marry this guy if he asked.


Honey - I didn't realise you were on this forum - but as I remember it, it was you who asked first.
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Old 04.06.2010, 14:30
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1st July last year. We were walking around Chateau de Saint-Germain on a lovely sunny day. Just beside the gardens, my then boyfriend asked me to turn around he wanted to give me my anniversary present. When I turned back he was down on one knee with a ring he had designed in his hand. I was so shocked I never actually heard him ask the question, he had to reask about 20 minutes later when I stopped shaking and going oh my oh my oh my.
Aaaand the outcome was?

Given that he is your then boyfriend, is he now your husband or an ex-boyfriend (or both)?
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Old 04.06.2010, 14:54
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

My husband and I had been seeing each other for 4 months when he informed me that he had accepted a transfer to come and work in ZH. I told him I would only go if I could get a job there. Having a non-EU passport meant I might not get a job or it could take some time and in addition to that, I would have to leave the Switzerland every 3 months. We were informed that in order to make our lives easier we should just get married. There it was, my proposal. I know, not very romantic. However, here we are 10 years later and it all worked out very well
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Old 04.06.2010, 20:22
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Aaaand the outcome was?

Given that he is your then boyfriend, is he now your husband or an ex-boyfriend (or both)?
Still just fiance until 30th April next year. I'm subjecting the poor lad to a full blown Irish wedding.
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Old 04.06.2010, 20:44
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I might be needing a second wife in a few months' time. You know, for cleaning and suchlike.

You interested?
Haha. Not yet in Switzerland but I will be there in August
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Old 04.06.2010, 21:10
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

Funny how life goes, but 9 yrs and 11 months ago my husband to be whisked me off from London to Switzerland for a romantic birthday weekend.

After a rather late night involving much wine and fondue I was a bit dismayed he was determined to drag me up to the Jungfraujoch rather than let me sample the spa in the hotel...

I was a bit surprised when he started chugging back more wine than usual with his lunch and again when he began to lurk suspiciously as we walked through the ice palace.

Much to my delight and the amusement of everyone else there he then whipped out an engagement ring and proposed. His idea being the tears I cried would freeze when they hit the ice floor and stay there forever (I am ashamed to say he is waaay more romantic than me ) Of course I said yes and there probably are a few small tears up there that are mine...

Who knew that 5 years later we would end up living here!
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Old 04.06.2010, 21:15
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

Is this a thread to give an idea to a certain guy ?
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Old 04.06.2010, 22:42
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Funny how life goes, but 9 yrs and 11 months ago my husband to be whisked me off from London to Switzerland for a romantic birthday weekend.

After a rather late night involving much wine and fondue I was a bit dismayed he was determined to drag me up to the Jungfraujoch rather than let me sample the spa in the hotel...

I was a bit surprised when he started chugging back more wine than usual with his lunch and again when he began to lurk suspiciously as we walked through the ice palace.

Much to my delight and the amusement of everyone else there he then whipped out an engagement ring and proposed. His idea being the tears I cried would freeze when they hit the ice floor and stay there forever (I am ashamed to say he is waaay more romantic than me ) Of course I said yes and there probably are a few small tears up there that are mine...

Who knew that 5 years later we would end up living here!
I was there last week!! Came back with no ring though... Mind you he will have to try hard to get me to say yes. I really want it to be a surprise and since we live together its getting difficult
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Old 05.06.2010, 19:48
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Shame this girl is not on the English forum. She would have a story to tell

http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/sex/c...-miss-1641770/
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Old 05.06.2010, 23:23
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"Pregnant.....are you sure?........with me?.......OK then - we better marry then"
BTW it lasted 21 years. Divorced 1 years ago
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Old 06.06.2010, 00:20
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Re: How/where did you propose/get proposed to?

We had been together for 2 years and had decided to go away for a long weekend. I had to drive from the airport to the hotel in rush hour traffic and then got peeved with him for mucking around getting the bags out of the car.

We checked in and went up to our room. He had trouble getting the door to open and by this stage I was getting really, really peeved so I snatched the card out of his hands and opened the door.

The first thing I noticed was a beautiful big bouquet in the room. I thought (but thankfully never said aloud) why did mum send me flowers? My hubby to be then asked me to open the fridge as there should be something in there. I open the fridge and sitting there is the bottle of Moet that he had bought the night that we meet. I turned to him and his wonderful, romantic and memorable words were -
"Well you know what this means don't you, I want you to be my wife"

Of course, I cried and said yes and we spent the rest of the night drinking the champange. We spent the next day looking for the perfect ring together.

After 7 years, 3 countries and 4 kids we are still happily married. We still laugh about how he nearly changed his mind due to my "attitude" in the lead up to the proposal!

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Old 06.06.2010, 15:03
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My (now hubby) had been to the footy and we had arranged to meet up afterwards.

When I met him I was actually crying because I'd had a conversation with my Dad on the phone that went something along the lines of "you're so old, you're going to be left on the shelf you old crone!"

So he got down (on two knees as he was also a bit drunk) and said the only thing he could think of that would stop me crying: "well why don't we just get married then?"

We were at that well known romantic spot of kannenfeldplatz tramstop at about midnight. Some drunk geezer offered us a slice of his pizza to celebrate.

I chose my own ring a couple of days later (well, we chose it together I mean!).

I know it sounds stupid writing it down, but actually it was bizarrely romantic at the time even with the drunk pizza guy!
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Old 06.06.2010, 15:17
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When I met him I was actually crying because I'd had a conversation with my Dad on the phone that went something along the lines of "you're so old, you're going to be left on the shelf you old crone!"
What century does he live in? Sounds like Mrs Bennet - Great story though
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Old 06.06.2010, 18:16
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Nice stories all of them Keep them coming!
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Old 06.06.2010, 18:26
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over the phone... I was working in Bangladesh , my future hubby in Germany... We decided to make a baby first while I was visiting him in Hamburg... Phoned him from the airport in Paris waiting for my connection back to Dhaka as I did a test in the toilet there... oh darling...i'm pregnant.. 1 months later, he said let's get married, I said ok .. we had to organise everything during my 2 week visit in hambourg , 5 months pregnant ( first time he saw with my belly !).. then I flew Back to bangladesh until my maternity leave started 2 months later..
Sounds almost identical to my life, haha..Just the geography was different.
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Old 06.06.2010, 18:27
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My husband proposed in the middle of the Puerta de Toledo in Madrid after an exceptionally good Paella. It has a 5 lanes of traffic going around it, so we almost got run over getting there and back.

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