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This Guy's Marriage Proposal Is A Totally New Level Of Geek

Definitely next level.

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The couple met on about two years ago, Edwards told BuzzFeed News.

Edwards and Birkinbine had talked about getting married and even shopped for rings, but nothing was confirmed.

Birkinbine called Edwards over to play a Super Mario Brothers game he had customized. So when she sat down to play between house chores, she was totally unaware that the game had been tailored just for her.


"Yes, of course!" Edwards said.

When she looked over at Birkinbine, he was bent on one knee with a question box holding a ring inside.


"I was really happy," she said. "I was just really excited because I love him so much and he loves me, obviously."

The video has more than 160,000 views on Facebook and more than 1 million views on YouTube.

Shane Birkinbine / Via Facebook: shane.birkinbine

And while the ceremony will be traditional, they do want to bring in some Mario game elements, like a cake topper.

"We're just excited for our future together," Edwards said.

Leticia Miranda is a retail reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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