Huffington Post     First Posted: 04/24/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 04:35 PM ET

Last Sunday, millions of people celebrated Valentine's Day with their significant others, and some of them even popped the question. Unfortunately, that doesn't always go over well, and even more unfortunately, that sometimes happens in front of thousands of strangers. Maybe you saw the proposal fail at a Rangers game last V-Day, which turned out to be a hoax, but we're pretty sure the following proposals are as real as the pain in the rejected lovers' faces. If you feel bad laughing at their misfortune, just remember that choosing to pop the question in public is a bigger gamble than marriage itself.

Live TV Proposal - NEVER A Good Idea
We don't know what's more sad, the terribly heartbroken man or the awkward-as-hell host who encouraged him.
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