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'Shop Contest: Mario Action Figure, Winners!

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Last week, we had some fun with an oddly large Mario action figure that Nintendo was advertising on Twitter. As usual, you all created some wild, funny, strange, and disturbing images.

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Our winning image this week comes from sciteach who pulls off the obvious joke wonderfully.

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What is it about this Mario doll that made so many of go with creepy or murderous images? Is it the eyes? Does Mario have the eyes of a killer? Let me stare into them for a moment...

OH god. RUN LUIGI!

Anyway, you can check out the original post to see all the entries, but here are some of my favorites.

Yoda’s Neglected Bro wins the award for “Cutest Plumber On Angie’s List.”
Yoda’s Neglected Bro wins the award for “Cutest Plumber On Angie’s List.”
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Cecil Banon picks up the award for “Strangest Mario Cameo.”
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Neuroplastique snags the award for “Best Movie Starring Mario and David Cross.”
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Mrichston receives the award for “Darkest Mario Crossover”
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edregis wins the award for “Second Best Child’s Play joke.”
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Brian Huy Nguyen grabs the award for “Best Hidden Luigi.”
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MonoArtan gets the award for “Shortest Mario.”
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Bob The Rock should go to jail for this and many other things.
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Richardrae1 picks up the award for “Most Likely To Cause Nightmares.” Congrats?
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And finally, Chelsea of Tranquility kills action figure Mario, officially ending this contest.
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That’s it for this week’s contest! If your creation didn’t win, don’t worry! There’s always tomorrow when I’ll be back with a new ‘Shop Contest.

And check out all our previous winners here!

Kotaku Weekend Editor | Zack Zwiezen is a writer living in Kansas. He has written for GameCritics, USgamer, Kill Screen & Entertainment Fuse.

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richardrae1
richardrae1

Congrats to all! Sciteach kinda cemented the win the moment he posted that pic! And excellent job, everyone, as usual!