Man Proposes With World's Hugest GPS Drawing

Yasushi Takahashi spent 6 months traveling 4,450 miles to create marriage proposal
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 4, 2014 12:21 PM CST
Man Proposes With World's Hugest GPS Drawing
A marriage proposal—and also the world's biggest GPS drawing.   (YouTube)

Yasushi Takahashi quit his job six years ago and traveled all over Japan for six months, covering more than 4,450 miles—and he ended up getting a Guinness World Record and a wife out of it, the Boston Globe reports. Takahashi used his GPS tracker to draw "Marry Me" across the islands of Japan, topped off with a heart with an arrow through it.

Even though this happened in 2008, Takahashi's home movie, complete with quirky, emoticon-filled captions, just recently started making waves online, Yahoo reports. As the Globe's Doug Saffir notes, it may have seemed strange to Takahashi's then-GF/now wife that he took off for that long, but apparently she did say yes. (A Chinese man's 99-iPhone proposal didn't go as well.)

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