'Greatest Proposal Ever' Goes Viral

Cinematic proposal sweeps YouTube
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 20, 2011 8:48 AM CDT

(Newser) – Bad news, boys. A Georgia man has set the "unique wedding proposal" bar very, very high. In a video that has received more than 5 million hits on YouTube in a matter of days, Ginny Joiner sits in a movie theater watching what she thought was a pre-film trailer ... but turned out to be video of boyfriend Matt Still asking her father for her hand in marriage—and then racing to the theater to propose.

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Still, 30, says he's amazed that so many people have seen the proposal. “We posted it just so our friends and family who couldn’t be in the audience could see it. It just spread," he tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Joiner—who said yes—says she expects the wedding to be as memorable as the proposal. "I have no clue what we’re going to do,” she says. “Everybody has these high expectations!" (Click here to see another very unusual marriage proposal.)

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