Because people like to do quirky things to Mario....
Super Mario Cat [In Real Life] (by Mr.TVCow)
(via Giant Yoshi Plush)
(via Mario Magnetic Board | Sprite Stitch)
(via Mosaic LEGO Lamps)
(via Nintendo audio played by player piano and robotic percussion | Nintendo | Know Your Meme)
(via 3D Mushroom Grafitti | Sprite Stitch)