6 Unconventional Ways to Ask Your Crush to Prom

If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.

That's why we definitely recommend asking your crush to prom. Of course, if you're going to take matters into your own hands, you have to go above and beyond.

If you're looking for a promposal that hasn't been done a thousand times before, keep scrolling for six unconventional ways to ask your crush to prom.

Issue a Parking Ticket

If you want to give your crush a bit of a scare, try asking them to prom with a fake parking ticket. Make the ticket look super legit, and then state at the bottom that they can pay it off by going to prom with you. Of course, make sure that the prom invitation is very obvious. Otherwise, they might glance over the ticket and fail to read the entire thing in detail, totally ruining your inventive promposal.

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Make a Playlist

Playlists are like the new school version of handing your crush a mixtape. Basically, you just gather a bunch of sweet songs that remind you of your crush. If you want to veer a little less sentimental, simply choose songs with titles that spell "will you go to prom with me?" If you want to go all in on telling them how you feel, make the playlist and email it to them with the subject line "will you go to prom with me?" Either way, it's a sweet way to get your point across.


Plan a Scavenger Hunt

If you want to make your crush work for their invitation, plan a scavenger hunt throughout the school day. Give them a new clue each class period and recruit your friends to pass off each new piece of information. At the end of the day, have the last clue lead them to you holding a "will you go to prom with me?" sign. It's a little more work, but they're sure to appreciate just how much effort you put into asking them.


Use Dogs

Anything with dogs is guaranteed to make your crush happy. If you can recruit a puppy or two or five to be part of your promposal, you can almost guarantee a yes. Create a special shirt for your pup asking your important question, or attach a cute letter to their tag for your crush to find. This is a pretty easy option—once you have the puppy, most of the work is already done.

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Make a Game

If you're not looking to take the easy way out, add a little bit of design work into your promposal. As in, create a game for your crush to play that ends with a prom invitation. It can be a connect the dots that spells prom, a word search, a crossword puzzle—really, anything that you'd like it to be. The important thing is that you put some effort into creating it. And that you make sure your invitation is clear at the end. Otherwise, you did all that work in for nothing.


Just Ask

We know we said unconventional, but with everyone planning a crazy promposal, just asking your crush is probably the most uncommon route. If you're already nervous enough about inviting them to prom, don't add more stress to your situation. Simply come out and ask them, in person or over text message, and wait for their reply. The worst they can say is no!


Looking for more prom advice? Click HERE for what you should never wear to prom.