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Would You #LoveRyanair for €20,000? Airline Faces Twitter Mockery Over Wedding Competition

Do you #LoveRyanair? This is the phrase the budget airline wants you to tweet as part of its latest publicity stunt – to win a wedding worth €20,000 (£16,500).

Ryanair loves a good PR stunt. From charging people to use the toilets, to offering standing seats for a lower cost. Last year the airline went all out in the class stakes with a charity calendar parading half-naked Ryanair air hostesses around London.

Now the company is offering people the chance to win a wedding just in time for Valentine's Day. Couples who found love with Ryanair are being asked to tell their story in less than 200 words.

As well as the money, Ryanair says they will also get the chance to make a "surprise proposal" on board one of its flights.

Robin Kiely, from Ryanair, challenged customers to "tell us your Ryanair love story in less than 200 words and one lucky couple will win a €20,000 wedding – and we'll also help you arrange a surprise proposal to your partner at 30,000 feet – onboard a Ryanair aircraft."

While few people could imagine a more romantic proposal, the responses to the competition have so far been, for want of a better word, interesting.

From actual questions:

To stories of love

To the bitter tales of woe

To the confused

Entry to the competition closes 22 January.