Top Ten Facts About Super Mario

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http://uproxx.com/gammasquad/2014/04/20-fascinating-facts-you-may-not-know-about-super-mario-bros/4/

The Top Ten

1 Mario was originally going to ride a rocket and carry guns

That's right, Mario was originally going to be badass - Delgia2k

Laugh out loud! Nintendo version of Grand Theft Auto. #Mario

2 There was a version of Super Mario Bros. released on a non-Nintendo system

Actually, there was a rather strange semi-sequel to SMB released for NEC and Sharp computers in Japan. The game, developed by Hudson Soft, was called Super Mario Bros. Special - Delgia2k

3 If you wait long enough, the Hammer Bros. will chase you

Only at original super Mario - Delgia2k

4 The infinite 1-Up trick isn’t a glitch, it’s a feature

Nintendo put that on purpose - Delgia2k

5 Nintendo wanted Mario to ride Yoshi since the NES. It took 6 years for technology to make the concept possible
6 Mario got his name from the Nintendo office’s landlord
7 Mario is actually about to die on the cover of the original Super Mario Bros

You can see your favorite Italian plumber is about to get hit by a stone wall and fall into lava pit. But don't worry, Mario won't die - Delgia2k

8 Nintendo was sued in 2000 because Mario Party’s joystick-spinning mini-games caused hand injuries to children

If you don't believe me, go check it in the internet - Delgia2k

9 Super Mario Bros. is stored on a 256-kilobit cartridge

256 kilobits translate to 32 kilobytes. - Delgia2k

10 Mario was originally a carpenter, not a plumber

The Contenders

11 The Reznors are named after Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
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