Eight Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

By Andrew Liszewski on at

Marriage proposals are getting ridiculously over the top lately, almost to Hollywood production levels. These love declarations are crazy too, but a lot bigger. So big that you can see some of them from space.


8 Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

A guy named Jan Przasnek asked for his girlfriend Gika's forgiveness, by posting this giant love letter covering two buildings in Budapest, Hungary. You know, because nothing says "I'm sorry" like putting a broken relationship up for everyone to see.

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8 Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

On May 2005, Pieter DeHond planted a personal ad on the ground. In August, the corn finally displayed this message: "Single White Female. Got to love farming." He got 700 replies and a pizza delivered to his farm, sent by a Californian woman who loves corny proposals.

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8 Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

Alexander Kartashov thought that the best way to tell his feelings to his girlfriend was by writing "Tanya I love you" in 1-kilometer tall letters over the river Don. Tanya looks mildly amused.

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8 Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

Luo Yuan wanted to marry his girl friend Yang Jing, so he proposed to her by printing a 65-foot long (25 meters) banner and hanging it on a building, after realising nobody could make a fortune cookie big enough to fit his message.

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8 Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

Stefan Libon went all Leonardo DiCaprio on his girlfriend by adding a "Marry Me Jess" banner on the Queen Mary 2 as the ship was arriving to Sydney's Harbour on Valentines day. Insert joke about icebergs here.

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8 Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

Look at the Melbourne's Australian Football team breaking through this marriage banner proposal in 1999. We didn't need more allegories, but there you go.

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8 Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

I'm sure Malia was impressed, even while billboard marriage proposals are now considered so passé (yes, I'm just bitter that nobody has ever gotten me a billboard love declaration).

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8 Ridiculously Huge Public Declarations of Love

And I'm sure Wanda loved her printed-out roses and battery starters. Kidding Wanda! Wish you the best!

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