He's not horsing around
His sign said: "Be my princess at prom."
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Remember when asking someone to prom required only a passed note or a quick conversation? No more. Getting a prom date has grown so elaborate that a new word - promposal - has entered high-school lexicons.
Scott asked Julia to prom on the marquee of this movie theater in Canada.
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He's got this covered
Every single one of those Post-it notes says: "Prom?"
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"I sea us at prom"
Two nautical references landed this guy a date to prom.
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They'll wear shirts to prom, right?
This guy enlisted the help of his (brave) friends to ask his girl to prom.
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Come sail away
"Sail away to prom with me," his message said.
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This guy asked his girl to prom at a hibachi restaurant, with help from a very accommodating cook.
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"One in a Minion"
This guy secured a Minion costume to ask his girl to prom.
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He's definitely not chicken
This student asked his date to prom in a very public way.
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He made the dog ask
"My boyfriend brought my bestie to school today to make my promposal extra-special," this student wrote.
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The lake at sunset
Another very romantic way to propose ... ahem, prompose.
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This promposal required more than six dozen baseballs, if you're wondering.
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Matthew Bento got a Brookfield Connecticut police officer to stage a traffic stop and an almost-arrest to prompose to his girlfriend in a unique way. The story went viral.
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Kanykei Chorchonova told CBS News she painted these five-foot-tall letters before bringing her future prom date on a helicopter ride above them.
See the lengths other teens have gone to score a dream date for the prom.
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"I A-DOOR U"
This guy lugged a door around to get his date to prom.
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"If you don't ... I'll go extinct"
Dressing up like a dinosaur is sooo extra for a promposal.
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Submerging yourself in water for a promposal requires an extra level of effort.
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This lucky girl got a Tiffany & Co. ring, and a date to prom!
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That's a lot of Post-its
Since she's "stuck" with him this long, he'd like to know if she wants to accompany him to prom.
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"Wanting to taco bout something with you"
This looks like one delicious promposal.
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"Be my princess"
He made his promposal very public.
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"I would like it a latte ..."
She didn't say "frappucci-no."
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Jordann Stapletonn wrote on Instagram that it would be "ruff" to say no to this suitor.
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Back in the ring
This couple clearly enjoyed each other's company at prom before. So they're going again!
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"I would flip again. You go to prom," the stunt master's sign said.
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What a romantic way to propose ... ahem ... prompose.
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This guy called his promposal "lazy," but it got him a date to prom.
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"Prom with you would be wavy"
Hopefully that writing comes off his board.
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They must have chemistry
"He told me this is the best promposal he could do because most of them Argon #chemreference," this student wrote.
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David not only brought his girlfriend to a baseball game, but also promposed on the scoreboard.
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He wants to be her Ken ...
... so he found a way to make her car a Barbie car.
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"How can you say neigh"
She couldn't say "neigh" to such a grand gesture.
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This guy also held up a sign that said: "It would be clutch if you raced to prom with me."
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Flowers and a creative promposal? No wonder they're smiling so big.
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An "Up"-themed promposal
This student drew inspiration from the popular Pixar movie "Up" for his promposal.
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Red carpet treatment
"Would you be my costar to prom?" his sign said.
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"Out of all the fish in the sea ..."
He bought her five fish to ask her to prom.
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"Donut go to prom with anyone else"
This clever promposal also looks delicious.
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She's not clueless
This girl sent her boyfriend on a scavenger hunt to lead him to her promposal.
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Chocolate chip promposal
Laura Ortiz wrote on Twitter that she thought this was the "best promposal ever!"
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A melodic promposal
This guy channeled Ed Sheeran, and secured the help of a guitar-playing friend, to prompose.
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This student drew inspiration from the TV show, "The Office," for his promposal.
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"Couldn't watch you go with anyone else"
This girl got an Apple Watch and a prom date.
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He didn't come up short
"You must be this tall to say no to going to prom with me," this structure says.
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Wonder if they'll take the horse instead of a limo on prom night.
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"Hope I'm not in treble for these puns falling flat"
She pulled off this musically-themed promposal on the day of prom.
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Another TV-inspired promposal
This one channeled "Parks and Recreation."
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A tasty notion
Shaedon Wedel wanted a clever way to ask his best friend's little sister to prom. He used her favorite snack food for inspiration.
His shirt said: "I know I'm NACHO typical Dorito but... I'm going to be CHEESY and ask: Will you go to prom with me?"
Doritos sent them to their April prom in a helicopter.
"Prom con me?"
This student ran out of letters to ask in all English, so she had to use some Spanish words in her promposal.
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An airport promposal? How lovely!
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"Prom. Ya, dig?"
"I've been telling him I wanted to start to garden," this girl wrote. Now, she can, and she has a date to prom.
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Getting a date to prom — a piece of cake
She used the logo for the school her boyfriend was accepted to — Virginia Military Institute — to ask him to prom ... in a very delicious way!
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"Pizza my heart"
"This great promposal stole a pizza my heart prom with this weirdough," Sonia Wrobel wrote on Twitter.
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Locking it in
"What do you say we lock in our last prom together?" his sign said.
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A big ask
Look to the bleachers for this epic promposal.
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"We're both super gay, so let's show our pride together at prom," the sign said.
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Can you even really prompose anymore without a horse?
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Flowers and food
Sure, roses are a fine way to a woman's heart, but chicken nuggets really get the job done.
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"On a good note"
Hannah said yes to the musical puns.
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Heads in the clouds
Kristen Mazza, an pilot-in-training, took her would-be date up in the air to prompose.
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"Can't wait to look flaming hot with him at prom," this lucky lady wrote on Twitter.
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Music to her ears
He wrote her a song where the notes spelled out: "Prom with me?"
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Bouquet and a baseball
She said yes to his "pitch."
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Suggested treatment ...
... prom, with this make-believe doctor.
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A simple but clever, and successful, promposal.
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"Every Titus needs his Kimmy"
This TV-themed promposal channeled "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."
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He would fly 7,000 miles
He was away for seven months before popping this promposal.
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