If you haven't noticed, it's a painfully slow news day, which is probably why Today decided to give a man some camera time so he could pop the question to his galpal.

While the idea is sweet, nothing scares us more than being proposed to in front of an audience—let alone on live, national television at 9:30 a.m.—because you are almost required to say "yes" and seem happy even if you will tell your dude "thanks, but no thanks" later on.