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100 Sassy Super Mario Finds

Nintendo-Inspired Innovations From Corsets to Wedding Decor

— August 26, 2011 — Tech
The influence of Super Mario Brothers on pop culture is unmatched by most other characters to hit the cartoon circuit. Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Peach and their stories that inspired thousands of games are a major part of the childhood and hearts of anyone who came across them. And in true 'art imitating life' fashion, these characters have inspired thousands of innovations from humorous propaganda posters to wedding cake toppers, iPad cases, bathroom decor and so much more.

You don't have to be a geeky gamer to appreciate the impact of the Super Mario brand, and the nostalgia that these infinite products inspire in fans of the game.

Implications - In pop culture, certain characters and story lines are engrained in the minds of consumers who invest in related innovations as a way of commemorating childhood and passing on these timeless stories future generations.
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8-Bit Short Films
8-Bit Short Films
A Little Bit World Unleashes Retro Geek Icons into Real-Life Scenarios
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99
Paper Gaming
Paper Gaming
This Stop-Motion Mario Classroom Version is the Best School Project
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98
Gangster Game Characters
Gangster Game Characters
The Game Station Presents the Interesting 'The Brothers Mario' Feature
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97
Retro Gaming Stop Motion
Retro Gaming Stop Motion
The NES Stop Motion Video is Cooler Than Contra and Kirby
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96
Guido Gamers
Guido Gamers
Drcoolsex Makes a ‘Jersey Shore' Super Mario Mashup
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95
Retro Gaming Wall Art
Retro Gaming Wall Art
8 Bit Invader Literally Takes Pixelated Art to New Heights
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94
Nostalgic Gamer Racers
Nostalgic Gamer Racers
The Mario Kart R/C Cars Take the Video out of Gaming Fun
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93
Tactile Gamer Puzzles
Tactile Gamer Puzzles
Donkey Kong-Themed Jenga Brings a Nintendo Twist to a Classic Game
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92
Targeting Casual Gamers
Targeting Casual Gamers
Nintendo Overlooking Hardcore Players
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91
Gamer Change Pouches
Gamer Change Pouches
The Super Mario Coin Purse is Perfect for Girly Gamers
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90
Custom Nintendo Proposals
Custom Nintendo Proposals
Will You Mario Me?
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89
Geeky High-Speed Racers
Geeky High-Speed Racers
Zip Around the Track with these Super Deluxe Mario R/C Cars
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88
Hyper-Real Nintendo Turtles
Hyper-Real Nintendo Turtles
Darick Maasen Creates a Realistic Version of the Koopa Paratroopa
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87
Dramatic Mario Remakes
Dramatic Mario Remakes
'Bit and Run: Mario's Ladder' by Cory Godbey Reimagines the Classic Game
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86
Super Mario Studying
Super Mario Studying
The University of Calgary Library Puts Video Games on Shelves
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85
Gamer Planet Parodies
Gamer Planet Parodies
The ‘Super Mario Earth' Image Transforms the Globe
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84
Geeky Gamer Treats
Geeky Gamer Treats
Super Mario Starman Candy Will Delight Fans Who Have a Sweet Tooth
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83
Super Mario Docks
Super Mario Docks
The Warp Pipe iPod Dock Takes Me Back to a Simpler Time
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82
Zombified Gamer Characters
Zombified Gamer Characters
The KodyKoala Luigi Toy Adds to the Gory Mario Collection
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81
Game Character Streets
Game Character Streets
Super Mario Bros Avenue is Unveiled in Zaragosa, Spain
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80
Cartooned Street Fixtures
Cartooned Street Fixtures
Super Mario Fire Hydrants Bring a Burst of Geek to the Street
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79
Glorious Gamer Cars
Glorious Gamer Cars
Relive Your Childhood Days with the Nintendo Mobile
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78
Ghostly Cartoon Creations
Ghostly Cartoon Creations
Play Asia Turns Super Mario Into a Ghost Figurine
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77
Video Game Blocks
Video Game Blocks
The Nintendo Rubik's Cube is for Patient Gamers
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76
Knitting for Geeky Gamers
Knitting for Geeky Gamers
Mario Scarf
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75
Election Video Games
Election Video Games
Super Obama World
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74
Old-School Gamer Mice
Old-School Gamer Mice
Banpresto Classic Mario Mouse Proves He's Back and Ready to Click
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73
Poker Chip Portraits
Poker Chip Portraits
Artist Creates Mario Pictures from Unusual Materials
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72
Video Game-Inspired Gyms
Video Game-Inspired Gyms
The Tempest Freerunning Academy has a Super Mario Motif
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71
Mind Games for Gamers
Mind Games for Gamers
Super Mario Chess is the Ultimate in Geeky Gifts
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70
Disturbing Gamer Films
Disturbing Gamer Films
Mario is Downright Terrifying in 'Nintendo: A Sad Story'
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69
Facial Hair Scarves
Facial Hair Scarves
Snuggle into the Mario Mustache Neck-Warmer to Feel Warm and Have Fun
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68
Disfigured Game Characters
Disfigured Game Characters
These Super Mario Munnys Changes the Look of the Classic Nintendo Game
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67
Old School Game Sequels
Old School Game Sequels
Nintendo's ‘Super Mario Galaxy 2' is Still da Bomb
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66
Life-Sized Piranha Plants
Life-Sized Piranha Plants
Kalapusa Builds Acrylic Version of Iconic Mario Video Game Fixture
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65
Fake Electronics Made of Felt
Fake Electronics Made of Felt
Plush Portables
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64
Old School Gaming Chargers
Old School Gaming Chargers
This Nintendo Controller i-Dock Recharges Your iPhone in Retro Fashion
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63
Detonative Memory Sticks
Detonative Memory Sticks
The Bob-Omb USB Flash Drive Will Blow Super Mario Fans Away
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62
Bottle Top Pointillism
Bottle Top Pointillism
Super Mario Fan Creates Princess Peach Bottle Cap Portrait
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61
Powerhouse Toon Pairings
Powerhouse Toon Pairings
These X-Men Mario Mash-Up Illustrations Are Next Level Awesome
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60
Retro Gamer Guitars
Retro Gamer Guitars
The Koopa Troopa Guitar Will Have You Shredding Like it's 1985
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59
Iconic Supermarket Invasions
Iconic Supermarket Invasions
The Super Mario Product Display is Made Out of Soda Cans
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58
Geeky Gamer Stamps
Geeky Gamer Stamps
The Nerd Nook Makes Wicked Stamps For Gamers and Sci-Fi Fans
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57
Video Game Board Games
Video Game Board Games
Nintendo Monopoly
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56
Gamer Friendship Bling
Gamer Friendship Bling
The Mario Bros. Rings Would Make Great Wedding Bands
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55
Playtime Propaganda Posters
Playtime Propaganda Posters
These Mario Propaganda Posters Keep Video Game Players in Line
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54
Geeky Gamer Tea Sets
Geeky Gamer Tea Sets
Give Yourself Some Vintage Fun with these Nerdtastic Super Mario Coasters
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53
Pixelated Gaming Icons
Pixelated Gaming Icons
Doe Eyed Design Releases 8-Bit Posters of Classic Gamer Heroes and Villains
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52
Transparent Mario Mobiles
Transparent Mario Mobiles
The Lucent Concept Phone Takes Mobile Gaming to New Heights
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51
Haute Gamer Couture
Haute Gamer Couture
Sparkly Mario Eveningwear is a 1Up Mushroom Fashion Collection
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50
Crocheted Cartoons
Crocheted Cartoons
The Mario Raccoon Rug is Knitted to Perfection
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49
Paper Video Game Recreations
Paper Video Game Recreations
The Super Mario Bros. Stop Motion Animates the NES Classic
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48
Nintendo Necklaces
Nintendo Necklaces
Mario and Yoshi Jewelry for Girlie Gamers and Femme Cartoon Fans
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47
DIY Reptilian Race Cars
DIY Reptilian Race Cars
These Turtle Shell Racers by Michale Curry Bring Mario Cart to Reality
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46
Ocean-Damaging Games
Ocean-Damaging Games
The Super Mario Oil Spill Parody Makes Light of a Serious Situation
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45
Geeky Gamer Jackets
Geeky Gamer Jackets
Super Mario Hoodies Turn You into a Gaming Hero
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44
Gamer Board Games
Gamer Board Games
Video Game Monopoly Provides Gaming the Whole Family Can Enjoy
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43
Gamer-Friendly Board Games
Gamer-Friendly Board Games
Super Mario Kart Board Game is a Tangible Version of the Video Game
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42
Palatable Pixelated Portraits
Palatable Pixelated Portraits
These Matt McManis Skittles Illustrations Feed Your Inner Gamer
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41
Gamer Fridge Magnets
Gamer Fridge Magnets
Jason Chen's Mario World Magnets Will Game-ify Your Home
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40
Incarcerated Game Characters
Incarcerated Game Characters
Mario and Luigi are Up to No Good in Bob Dob's Rough Night Out
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39
Anime Papercrafts
Anime Papercrafts
Hello Kitty Super Mario Bros. Combine Gaming With Manga
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38
Explosive Gamer Plushies
Explosive Gamer Plushies
The Bob-Omb is a Handmade Crocheted Creation
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37
Gaming Car Decals
Gaming Car Decals
Pimp Your Ride with the Super Mario Vinyl Car Decal
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36
Gamer Bedroom Art
Gamer Bedroom Art
Nathan Robert's 'Retro Room Mural' Lets You Have Some Fun
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35
Vintage Gamer Tributes
Vintage Gamer Tributes
The 'Super Marios Bros. Crossover' Pays Homage to Classics
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34
Playable Video Game Murals
Playable Video Game Murals
The Interactive Mario Mural Brings Super Mario Bros. to Life
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33
Pixelated Gamer Jewelry
Pixelated Gamer Jewelry
Geek Out Wearing These Year Retro Accessories
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32
Cartoon Corsets
Cartoon Corsets
Vintage Doctors Show Super Mario Brothers' Style
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31
Gamer Manicures
Gamer Manicures
Craftster Nail Art by HolyPunsBatman is Nerdy, But Amazing
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30
Medieval Mario Illustrations
Medieval Mario Illustrations
Vincent Bocognani Draws Nintendo Characters for Mature Crowds
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29
Weeping Gaming Illustrations
Weeping Gaming Illustrations
Mike Mitchell Shows the Vulnerable Side of Nintendo Heros
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28
Gamer Gems
Gamer Gems
Pharrell Williams Creates Glorious Mario Kart Bling
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27
Classic Game Portraits
Classic Game Portraits
Deseo's Mario and the Princess in the 'I Am 8 Bit' Show
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26
Life-Sized Game Characters
Life-Sized Game Characters
Giant Mario Joins in on the LEGO Madness
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25
Incredible Gamer Cakes
Incredible Gamer Cakes
The Super Mario Bros. Cake is a Sweet-Toothed Gamer's Delight
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24
Gamer Pin-Ups
Gamer Pin-Ups
Megan Lara Reimagines Female Nintendo Characters
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23
Pixelated Gamer Illustrations
Pixelated Gamer Illustrations
Christina Connelly Creates 8-Bit ‘Sprites of Life'
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22
Retro Gamer Robots
Retro Gamer Robots
The Yoshi Mecha Robot Makes Animation Automation
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21
Nintendo Creature Tablet Covers
Nintendo Creature Tablet Covers
This Yoshi iPad Case has a Cartoony Charm
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20
Tattooed Gamer Soles
Tattooed Gamer Soles
Mario and Luigi Are Inked On the Bottom of a Person's Feet
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19
Geeky Gaming Sneakers (UPDATE)
Geeky Gaming Sneakers (UPDATE)
Two New Super Mario Converse Shoes to Hit the Market
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18
Geeky Nintendo USBs
Geeky Nintendo USBs
Super Mario Memory Sticks Celebrate Classic Gaming
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Real-Life Video Game Mashups
Real-Life Video Game Mashups
Matthew Dominick's “Warp Whistle” Inserts Mario In
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16
Wicked Gamer Washrooms
Wicked Gamer Washrooms
The Super Mario Bros Bathroom is a Tribute to the Little Plumber
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15
Gamer Room Decor
Gamer Room Decor
Super Mario Filing Cabinets are for the Nostalgic Interior Designer
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14
Gory Gaming Characters
Gory Gaming Characters
Kodykoala Yoshi Toy is One Bloody Zombie
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13
Creepy Gamer Art
Creepy Gamer Art
Mike Puncekar Gives Super Mario Characters a Nightmarish Makeover
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12
Ear-Chomping Geek Accessories
Ear-Chomping Geek Accessories
Mario YOUCH Piranha Plant Earrings for Ladies Who Love Nintendo
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11
Nintendo Wall Decals
Nintendo Wall Decals
Blik Surface Graphics
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10
Geektastic Quilts
Geektastic Quilts
Super Mario-Inspired Video Game Blankets
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9
Geeky Washroom Decor
Geeky Washroom Decor
This Super Mario Bathroom is an Example of an Epic Gaming Makeover
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8
Minimalist Gaming Posters
Minimalist Gaming Posters
'Infinite Continues' Posters are for Modern Art Super Mario Fans
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7
Iconic Video Game Cups
Iconic Video Game Cups
The Pipe Mug is a Super Mario-Inspired Sipper
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Gamer Paradise Rooms
Gamer Paradise Rooms
The 'Super Mario Room' by Antoinette J. Citizen is a Dream for Gamers
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5
Gamer Wedding Decor
Gamer Wedding Decor
The Super Mario Bros. Centerpieces Bring Out Your Inner Geek
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4
Dressing As Video Game Heroes
Dressing As Video Game Heroes
Slobs Of Gaming Costumes
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3
Geeky Gamer Cake Toppers
Geeky Gamer Cake Toppers
Studio Sweets Creates the Perfect Nerdy Cake
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2
Video Game Nail Varnishes
Video Game Nail Varnishes
These Super Mario Bros. Manicures Make Gaming Awkward
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Tormented Childhood Illustrations
Tormented Childhood Illustrations
Berk Ozturk Creepifies All Your Nostalgic Memories
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