Using Super Mario Maker, a Wii U game that allows players to build their own levels inside the world of Super Mario Bros., Birkinbine was able to spell out, “Pam, will you marry me?”
Fueled by his fiancée’s emotional response as she played the level, the video has reached nearly 151,000 views on YouTube, more than 12,800 likes on Facebook, and has even been picked by Ellen DeGeneres.
“Simply amazing,” Birkinbine wrote in a Facebook post. “No one ever thinks this will happen and here we are. So blessed and thankful in that our story and moment is making a positive impact for people.”