This is the means by which you compose a remarkable engagement proposition

This popular Instagram account will come in handy for everyone planning to ’pop the big question’ to their better halves, as well as for everyone who can’t wait to yell ’YES! A thousand times yes!’ in response. The HowHeAsked project — which has already attracted 418,000 subscribers — collects the most unusual, beautiful and amazing proposal stories. Take notes, ladies and gentlemen.

Over a cliff

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After a nine-hour-long hike. ’As I was looking at the camera Connor tugged my hand, when I turned around he was on one knee.’

By the ocean shore

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After a color run

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’After we finished our 5k color run he got down on one knee and asked me to begin our own race.’

Under magical string lights

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Pet proposal

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’Will you marry my Dad?’

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Inside a giant cave

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’Inside the world’s biggest cave, I dropped to one knee and asked my girlfriend of six years, Alesha, to marry me.’

On a roller coaster

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’She didn’t see what happened until they posted the pic on the screen at the end of the ride!’

On a beach

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’He made me an incredible proposal on a beach.’

A Jane Austen’s ’Pride And Prejudice’ themed proposal

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A Kinder Surprise proposal

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With a dolphin

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On an ice-skating rink with a red carpet

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’He opened the doors to the ice-skating rink and there was a red carpet laid on the ice with a box at the end.’

In the mountains

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’We were in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by mountains, miles from the nearest person. It was like we were in some fairytale winter wonderland.’

A Disney’s ’UP!’-themed proposal

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With rose petals

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’He led me through the rose petals to a spot at the end of the rocks. I didn’t cry immediately. But then his eyes locked on mine and I lost it.’

On a lake

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Proposing on a beautiful lake with a secret photographer capturing it all.

With a movie

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’There were flower petals and candles everywhere and a movie screen set up. Aaron pressed play, came and sat by me in the teepee, and started shaking and tearing up.’

On a mountain top

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’I started getting down off the rather steep rock but Andrew began to talk about how this beautiful hike reminded him of our relationship. Then he got down on one knee and asked me to marry him.’

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