16 wonderful and weird wedding proposals (that totally worked!) #Advice#geeky#proposing#tv#video games June 27 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Related Post What Gilmore Girls can teach us about proposals I recently watched the Gilmore Girls episodes where Lorelai is proposed to by Max, twice. Once is half-jokingly, to which she responds that a proposal... Read more If there's one thing we love, it's a good proposal story. Now, we really love an intimate, meaningful, and sweet proposal, but sometimes you just want to hear a neat story of nerdy, wonderful, and weird wedding proposals. We've seen some amazing offbeat wedding proposals and we wanted to round up some of the ones we've featured, some we love from around the web, and some that have just become legend. Let's go down the rabbit hole of geeky, romantic, and wonderfully weird wedding proposals. Photo via Buzzfeed With the help of Harry Potter Rachel proposed to Jaquie in a way no Harry Potter fan could refuse: the ring was hidden inside a golden snitch! We spied a golden snitch ring box right here. With the help of Mario If Harry Potter isn't your love guru, could the 8-bit plumber be the one? If you're this geeky couple, it was just the right setting. Mario-themed proposal Will you be my player 2? Another way Mario can help! When he opened it I could only manage to squeak out "Wanna get married?" and he looked at the box and then at me with a confused and surprised expression. Luckily, he responded "Yes!"… and then followed it up with a pout and "But I want to be player one!!" Read more… "Marry Me" Mug Hidden in a custom mug Nothing says a better mood for agreeing to marry someone than to propose after a full cuppa joe. A well-caffeinated person is a happy person. Little Mermaid proposal Mer-made in the shade Rachel and her fiancé are cosplayers, and got engaged in the best way possible — in Little Mermaid cosplay! As Rachel explained… Daniel secretly set up a little mermaid photo shoot for my friend and I, and then showed up in the middle of it dressed as Prince Eric. I was in my mermaid tail on the riverside when he got down on one knee, with a little seashell box, and asked me to marry him. It was like something out of a fairytale. Via Huffington Post Enlist the cast of The Next Generation With a good portion of the cast of Star Trek the Next Generation looking on at Austin's Wizard World comic-con, this dude got on one knee. Apparently the groom said, "I love Star Trek, but I love her more." Our nerdy hearts beat wildly. The LARPosal! The "LARPosal" My boyfriend Matt proposed to me in the most elaborate way possible. He, along with all of our closest friends, orchestrated an epic LARP (Live Action Role Play) adventure where I got to play the hero and save him from a terrible evil. To say that I'm the world's luckiest girl is the understatement of the century. Via Daveloveselizabeth.com With an eHarmony dupe Dave proposed to his partner with an online dating site parody at Daveloveselizabeth.com. Spolier: it went well and even spawned a sequel! Via Knowyourmeme A meme-tastic proposal Redditor SirTechnocracy’s proposed to his girlfriend on Reddit itself with artwork commissioned through deviantART users with a lot of geek culture and internet meme references. She naturally responded with her own meme. The mutual proposal A MUTUAL proposal To kick off the planning process, we chose a day that would be THE DAY. We picked a day where neither of us had other plans or commitments, a day that we could be fully present. We split this day up so that we could both plan surprises and gifts for one another. We also wanted to commemorate the day for years to come so we hired a professional photographer to capture the moments. Read more… "Will You Marry Me?" QR Code T-shirt QR code will save us Secret codes take on a 21st century vibe with a QR code that will ask your partner to marry you. So nerdy, so awesome. Scrabble "marry me" letters Triple word score engagement Your bibliophile wordsmith partner will give you the best score ever with this proposal. Proposing with a custom video game Proposing with a custom video game Sammy is an indie game developer who makes a game for his games user researcher girlfriend Tasha every year. This year he ramped up his romance game to the max by adding in a surprise Pokémon game proposal. Read more here… Via BThornePhotography Cinephiles unite! This one appeals to the movie-goer in me. Plus, all that planning makes it so awesome! This guy proposed with all of the movie stubs from the films they'd seen together. D'aww. Photo via Chilisauce.co.uk On the log ride This one's an oldie but a goodie. The fun part is that you can get your friends (or a few willing loge ride mates) to help and your partner won't know it's happening until they see the photo at the end. Unbreakable vow ring holder Just one more Potterphile way If you're not opposed to carving out a real book (I know, some of you are!), this "unbreakable vow" ring holder is pretty darn adorable. More proposal thoughts and feels: How I made a d20 engagement ring for my secret lesbian D&D proposal I proposed to my girlfriend after a session of Dungeons and Dragons, with an engagement ring that held not a diamond, but a twenty-sided die. When I hit on the… Read More Big production proposals and being true to you Like so many of you here on Offbeat Bride, I was never one of those girls who dreamed about what her wedding would be like. I never dreamed about getting… Read More Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS The Art Nouveau wedding: LEGO meets geek meets Southern hospitality NEXT You'll fall for this bright and cheerful Australian Bushland wedding Show/Hide comments [ 3 ] Wow – I've never seen so many interesting ways to propose!! The Log ride was my favorite! Reply Aw YAY! I love creative geeks! My fiance proposed at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, behind The Three Broomsticks (with a lovely view of Hogwarts). The day was rainy, in January, so the park was fairly deserted, all lit up, and gorgeous. It was about closing time, too. He pulled out a wand, took my hand, and said "Accio ring" and then- like magic- there was a ring in my hand. Apparently, he'd been practicing the slight of hand for months. 🙂 (also, apparently, I cut him off mid-proposal when he mistakenly thought I'd need a minute to admire the ring. Of course, after 0.2 seconds I blurted out "is this an engagement ring?!" and killed his whole sweet speech). The only problem with a nerdy proposal, though, is the bar is raised for an equally nerdy, sweet wedding. Reply The way my friends got engaged was similar to this. He arranged for her to have a weekend away, and he and some friends set up their house like the crystal maze (as she is loves the tv show). They even videoed friends and family to get them to explain the next challenge, with each room being something different. They then set up the lounge with 8 hairdryers and confetti, whilst she was grabbing the golden tickets, he dropped down on one knee with her real "crystal". As a wedding present, we then got paid for a group of 6 of them to go to the Kings Cross remake of the game, and so she could experienced the real thing. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.