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Well, this was inevitable.

After widespread disappointment with the ending of How I Met Your Mother Monday night, one fan took matters into his own hands and re-cut the actual finale footage into a very sweet, moving three-and-a-half minute video.

Ted and The Mother (Tracy) still get their meet-cute under the yellow umbrella, but this time around, there’s no last-minute twist, just perfect Ted voiceover telling his kids about his life and how happy he is to have met their mom. Fade to black.

Watch below, and decide if this is the ending you’ll be adopting in your mind:

No word on what this means for Barney and Robin.

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