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10 Cliche Holiday Marriage Proposals

December is the most popular time of the year to get engaged (about 16 percent of all proposals happen this month). And for good reason: There are decorations, champagne and sparkly lights everywhere, plus plenty of gatherings with family and friends. We're not saying that these are bad ideas -- they’re actually very romantic -- they’re just proposals that we’ve seen a time or two or three before.

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At the Top of the Rock

Rockefeller Center's observation deck has been the site of many NYC proposals. If it's a view of the city you want, just know you'll have to compete with a crowd before you can get down on one knee.

Photo: Shutterstock / The Knot

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