A man in China built a three-story-tall replica of Optimus Prime to propose to his girlfriend.

Optimus Prime and the builder's girlfriend. (Credit: Jinyang)

Optimus Prime and the builder’s girlfriend. (Credit: Jinyang)

It reportedly took the guy ten months to complete his giant Transformer. According to Gizmodo, “The superheroic machine took 400 drawings, 40,000 rivets and nearly $10,000 worth of stainless steel and iron.”

It’s unclear if the girlfriend accepted the marriage proposal. But this dude gets mega geek points for his efforts.

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