True love waits for 1,001 hot dogs

We didn't expect this to work, quite frankly.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Aug 22, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 5:40 pm CDT

In a declaration of love that even the Hamburgler would have to admire, a Chinese man has secured a fianceé with the aid of 1,001 wieners.

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The man, named Wang, arranged the (apparently corporate-sponsored) hot dogs—one for each day he had known his girlfriend, surnamed Chen—in Chengdu’s New Century Global Centre. The pair reportedly met on vacation in Thailand, at a hot dog stand.

Man proposes to his girlfriend with 1,001 hot dogs

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Chen was moved by the display of tubular meat, despite a seeming dearth of condiments, and agreed to make Wang the happiest frankfurter hound on Earth. (I don’t know why I’m trying to make this funny—it’s already a guy proposing with hot dogs.)

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There’s not much more to say here except: Way to throw some serious shade on that obnoxious “300 sandwiches” couple.

H/T Kotaku | Photo by dinnercraft/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Aug 22, 2014, 1:26 pm CDT