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Watch: Teen’s promposal fails when girlfriend declares it ‘a (poopy) way to ask someone to prom'

Oops. So not the reaction Daniel Pena was expecting to his promposal.
Oops. So not the reaction Daniel Pena was expecting to his promposal. YouTube

Clearly, Daniel Pena did not expect this reaction to the elaborate prom proposal it took him hours to set up for his girlfriend Alex.

Tears? They weren’t on his agenda.

The 18-year-old set up a series of signs along a road that, when read in sequence, asked Alex to prom. But Alex, not knowing the proposal was for her, gave a brutal assessment – all caught on tape thanks to the dashcam Daniel had set up to capture this epic moment.

Epic failure, it turns out.

“That's a s****y way to ask someone to prom,” Alex declared.

Then when she realizes – probably from the stunned look on poor Daniel’s face – that the proposal was for her, she bursts into tears.

Not to worry. It all ends on a much happier note.

The promposal begins at the 1:58 mark in the video below.

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