Guy Proposes ... as a Dancing Carrot

And he gets the girl
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 11, 2011 2:10 PM CDT

If your girlfriend's favorite color is orange and you want to propose, maybe dressing yourself and 48 friends as giant carrots is the best way to get her to say yes. That is what one lovestruck Chinese man did recently for China's Valentine's Day in the city of Qingdao, according to Chinese news reports and videos and photos posted online.

As bemused shoppers—and his girlfriend—looked on, the man spoke into a microphone inside his costume about their first date six months ago. He then peeled away his disguise and proposed. Shoppers shouted "marry him, marry him," and she accepted. The proposal took him three weeks to plan and cost $15,000. (Read more China stories.)

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