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Super Mario Mushroom Makeover

We’re not sayin’ the Mario Mushroom was in need of a makeover, but come on, there have been some pretty ugly signs of aging. A little dust around the edges. Over 20 years of power-up work will do that to you. This precious chart features some cutesy-wootsy geeky makeovers for our favorite power-up in the history of gaming. Now Mario ...

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1-Down Mushroom Could Just Ruin a Plumber’s Day

Even fictional plumber’s have nightmares. And if Mario does in fact dream, this is 1-Down Mushroom is surely the culprit that keeps him up at night. While he’s never actually seen one in the wild (or so he tells the cops), in fact their actual existence is questionable, his mother used to tell him that if he didn’t go to ...

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Super Mario Bros. Characters Made Using Poker Chips

There’s not much you can do after you’ve lost all your money playing Texas Hold ‘Em. Can’t go out. Can’t order food in. You’re broke and left with a set of (I swear the damned things are cursed) poker chips. What’s a geek to do? Eureka! *light bulb switches on* An idea arises! You might be broke, you might be ...

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DIY: Paper Mario Hat With Shoddy Graphics

Everyone loves cosplaying as their favorite Italian plumber. All it takes is a red shirt and some overalls and all you’re missing is a hat and phony mustache. Well, don’t worry about buying some expensive Nintendo-licensed product made of fabric. Instead, make your own Mario hat with nothing more than some paper, printer ink and Band-Aids. Just don’t try grabbing ...

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Streamline Mushroom Ambiance Lamp = Groovy

Mario fans will most likely go apeshit over this lamp. It’s a fantastic, smoothed out replica of the mushroom power-up from Super Mario Bros. that doubles as a lamp. But it’s not just any lamp. It’s an Ambiance Lamp. That’s right. Experience the ambiance this lamp has to offer whilst you drink Absinthe and listen to chiptunes in your beautiful ...

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Mario Slippers Let You Walk Like A Plumber

If you still find yourself walking like an Egyptian when you hear a dance-worthy song, it’s time to consider yourself being out of the times. Not that donning a pair of Mario slippers will make you any more hip (actually they’ll more than likely have the reverse effect). But damn, if they aren’t the coolest mushroom themed slippers ever. — ...

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Mario should move to Turkey

Take a trip to Akbuk Bay, Turkey and you might be surprised what you find. Scattered along the shore are cottages which strike flashback images in my head of the sleepless nights I spent devoting my life to saving Princess Peach from the Goombas. Seriously, how awesome would it be to live inside of a 1up mushroom? And were these ...

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All the benefits of Mushrooms, without the hallucinations

We all need some stress relief in our life every now and again. Some people choose to accomplish this taking mind-altering substances, such as hallucinogenic mushrooms. Others prefer to squeeze the living hell out of a Super Mario Bros. stress relief mushroom. There are four models to choose from including the 1up mushroom, the poison mushroom, the super mushroom, and ...

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Super Mario 1-up Mushroom Scarf

We would totally rock this scarf on the upcoming winter days, if only our relatives were hip enough to understand our inner geek as well as our outer geek. $95 seems like a lot for a scarf, but considering it’s 75″ long and is stylish as hell, we know a lot of people who would shell out the cash. If ...

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