Mike Duerksen, from Winnipeg, Canada, sent dozens of tweets with the hashtag #MikeProposes as he live-tweeted his extravagant proposal to his girlfriend Janelle Freed, and gained hundreds of new followers as Twitter users followed his every move on Friday. Duerksen announced his plans late on Thursday night, tweeting: "Tomorrow I'm proposing to my girlfriend. I'll be using the hashtag #MikeProposes. Follow along! #Winnipeg" He then gave details of his plans and the couple's history, adding: "Yes I think she'll say yes."