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31st Oct '17 7:03:14 PM PaulA
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* In the ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'' book ''The Ugly Truth'', during Uncle Gary's wedding to Sonja, Gary's best man Leonard reveals that Gary was actually planning to break up with Sonja during the baseball game they were attending and start dating her sister instead, but before he could do that a plane flew overhead with a banner saying "Marry Me Sonja?" Thinking it was from Gary, Sonja accepted. Gary would have told her the truth, but he was afraid the guys around his seat would beat him up if he let Sonja down.

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* In the ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'' book ''The Ugly Truth'', ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKidTheUglyTruth'', during Uncle Gary's wedding to Sonja, Gary's best man Leonard reveals that Gary was actually planning to break up with Sonja during the baseball game they were attending and start dating her sister instead, but before he could do that a plane flew overhead with a banner saying "Marry Me Sonja?" Thinking it was from Gary, Sonja accepted. Gary would have told her the truth, but he was afraid the guys around his seat would beat him up if he let Sonja down.
25th Oct '17 8:51:33 AM worldofdrakan
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* In ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', Ben challenges the Tetramand princess Looma Red Wind to a battle to prevent her marriage to Kevin. He doesn't find out until after defeating her that in her culture, [[BestHerToBedHer females are betrothed to whoever defeats them in combat]].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', Ben challenges the Tetramand princess Looma Red Wind to a battle to prevent her marriage to Kevin. He doesn't find out until after defeating her that in her culture, [[BestHerToBedHer females are betrothed to whoever defeats them in combat]]. Kevin and Looma's wedding is called off and Ben unwittingly ends up engaged to her in Kevin's place.
25th Oct '17 8:46:49 AM worldofdrakan
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* In ''WesternAnimation/Ben10Omniverse'', Ben challenges the Tetramand princess Looma Red Wind to a battle to prevent her marriage to Kevin. He doesn't find out until after defeating her that in her culture, [[BestHerToBedHer females are betrothed to whoever defeats them in combat]].
3rd Oct '17 2:33:51 AM RedScharlach
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* In Louisa May Alcott's ''[[Literature/LittleWomen Jo's Boys]]'', Tommy accidently proposes to Dora while still thinking himself in love with Nan, who had resolved to become a doctor and so never marry. He is unable to contradict her on the spot, and the effect of the engagement is to shake him out of ObliviousToLove. (Nan makes up a basket of medical supplies for a wedding present, knowing Dora will need it for his accidents.)

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* In Louisa May Alcott's ''[[Literature/LittleWomen Jo's Boys]]'', Tommy accidently accidentally proposes to Dora while still thinking himself in love with Nan, who had resolved to become a doctor and so to never marry. He is unable to contradict her on the spot, and the effect of the engagement is to shake him out of ObliviousToLove. (Nan makes up a basket of medical supplies for a wedding present, knowing Dora will need it for his accidents.)



* In ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' episode "Chuck vs the Cubic Z", Big Mike plans on proposing to Morgan's mother with a cubic zurconium. He entrusts Morgan to guard it, who ends up losing the ring. At the end of the episode, the ring falls into the airvent and lands in Castle. Chuck finds it and kneels on one knee to pick it up while looking at Sarah. Cue to extreme awkwardness between Chuck and Sarah.

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* In ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' episode "Chuck vs the Cubic Z", Big Mike plans on proposing to Morgan's mother with a cubic zurconium.zirconium. He entrusts Morgan to guard it, who ends up losing the ring. At the end of the episode, the ring falls into the airvent and lands in Castle. Chuck finds it and kneels on one knee to pick it up while looking at Sarah. Cue to extreme awkwardness between Chuck and Sarah.



* In ''Series/{{Community}}'', After Jeff and Britta " profess their love for each other", Abed hands Jeff a ring and tells him to propose. However, Britta proposes instead, and a wedding ceremony begins in mere seconds afterwards. Of course it's all stopped after Annie slaps Jeff (because she was getting a crush on Jeff, and was insulted by his advances towards Britta. Although the advances themselves were just an act so people would stop shaming Jeff after what happened in the Season 1 finale) and tells the truth.

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* In ''Series/{{Community}}'', After Jeff and Britta " profess "profess their love for each other", Abed hands Jeff a ring and tells him to propose. However, Britta proposes instead, and a wedding ceremony begins in mere seconds afterwards. Of course it's all stopped after Annie slaps Jeff (because she was getting a crush on Jeff, and was insulted by his advances towards Britta. Although the advances themselves were just an act so people would stop shaming Jeff after what happened in the Season 1 finale) and tells the truth.
24th Sep '17 1:44:50 AM Nadim
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* ''Series/{{Jessie}}'': In the episode "Trouble With Tessie", Jessie fears that Tony is planning on proposing to her when he invites her to meet his parents at his family's restaurant. It gets even worse for her when she finds out that the family has a tradition of proposing at the restaurant. She finds a ring in her soup and starts panicking and saying no, but then Stuart clarifies that the ring is actually his which he gives to Zuri.
19th Sep '17 9:55:15 AM TheSinful
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* Played with in ''[[https://www.tthfanfic.org/Story-15918-14/Nerdgirl+Xander+the+Maou.htm Xander the Maou]]'' when Xander gets tired of dealing with [[Franchise/StargateVerse Senator Kinsey]] and pretends slapping someone (which Kinsey just did) is a marriage proposal in his culture. Considering Xander is technically royalty, Kinsey is ReassignedToAntarctica for potentially causing a diplomatic nightmare.
27th Aug '17 6:14:39 AM fruitstripegum
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* In the ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5273034/1/The_Goddess_and_the_Sky The Goddess and the Sky]], the wish that should have gone to Keiichi goes to Sora instead. While she is initially unable to decide what to wish for, after tasting [[SupremeChef Belldandy's]] cooking, she jokingly wishes that the goddess would marry her... you can guess the rest from there.
23rd Aug '17 8:26:40 PM PaulA
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-->--'''[[Series/DoctorWho The First Doctor]]''' in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E6TheAztecs The Aztecs]]''

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-->--'''[[Series/DoctorWho -->-- '''[[Series/DoctorWho The First Doctor]]''' in ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS1E6TheAztecs The Aztecs]]''



* Literature/TheHeirsOfAlexandria: In ''Much Fall of Blood'', Erik offers Bortai 'the protection of his house' when he sees her being pursued by murderous thugs. He used the mongol word Ger (a kind of tent). In her culture this was a proposal of marriage. Nobody took it seriously, but for months the Mongols were sharing an in-joke at the expense of their clueless European guest. Eventually he got wise to the joke, and actually married her.

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* Literature/TheHeirsOfAlexandria: In ''Much Fall of Blood'', ''Literature/MuchFallOfBlood'', Erik offers Bortai 'the protection of his house' when he sees her being pursued by murderous thugs. He used the mongol word Ger (a kind of tent). In her culture this was a proposal of marriage. Nobody took it seriously, but for months the Mongols were sharing an in-joke at the expense of their clueless European guest. Eventually he got wise to the joke, and actually married her.
18th Jul '17 8:20:10 PM bjkatcher1
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* In the ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'' book ''The Ugly Truth'', during Uncle Gary's wedding to Sonja, Gary's bestman Leonard reveals that Gary was actually planning to break up with Sonja during the baseball game they were attending and start dating her sister instead, but before he could do that a plane flew overhead with a banner saying "Marry Me Sonja?" Thinking it was from Gary, Sonja accepted. Gary would have told her the truth, but he was afraid the guys around his seat would beat him up if he let Sonja down.

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* In the ''Literature/DiaryOfAWimpyKid'' book ''The Ugly Truth'', during Uncle Gary's wedding to Sonja, Gary's bestman best man Leonard reveals that Gary was actually planning to break up with Sonja during the baseball game they were attending and start dating her sister instead, but before he could do that a plane flew overhead with a banner saying "Marry Me Sonja?" Thinking it was from Gary, Sonja accepted. Gary would have told her the truth, but he was afraid the guys around his seat would beat him up if he let Sonja down.
8th Jun '17 4:47:32 AM fruitstripegum
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* In the WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11801883/1/An-Indirect-Proposal]]'', Adrien says he would marry the person who made the pastry and ends up accidentally proposes to Marinette.

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* In the WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11801883/1/An-Indirect-Proposal]]'', net/s/11801883/1/An-Indirect-Proposal An Indirect Proposal]]'', Adrien says he would marry the person who made the pastry he ate, and ends up accidentally proposes proposing to Marinette.
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