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Flash Mob Proposal Trend Getting Stale? (VIDEO)

01/25/2012 02:48 pm ET

Last year was definitely the year of the flash mob proposal. From UCLA to Union Square in New York City to an overground train in London -- partners proposed to their loved ones using flash mobs big and small the world over.

In 2010, Urlesque called a Washington Square proposal, "one of the cutest uses of a flash mob we've ever seen." And many of us have ooh'ed, aww'ed and sniffled back a few tears of joy at our desks while watching these over these over-the-top public displays of love.

But after what seems like an unending flow of flash mob proposals, we have to wonder: is this trend getting stale? We think so. When hundreds of lovers have proposed via flash mob, the approach just doesn't seem that creative anymore.

What do you think--are flash mob proposals over? Or is it still meaningful when a boyfriend (or girlfriend) pours countless hours into co-ordinating a large-scale flash mob proposal, even though the concept isn't exactly fresh?

Check out some of the flash mob proposals of 2011 below, and give us your feedback in the comments.

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