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New infinite 1UP glitch found in Super Mario Bros.

Nearly 30 years after its release, it appears someone has found a new glitch in the original Super Mario Bros.

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So, Super Mario Bros. is nearing its 30th year in existence, so you'd think that we would have found every secret it harbors by now, right? Well, someone went and found a glitch that a lot of us have managed to overlook--and even managed to capture some video of it.

Retrocollect has posted an explanation about the glitch, and how it can score you infinite one-ups midway through the game. The video below also shows the glitch in action as well.

"First, you must first take player one's Mario to the second level of the game and throw away your first life. With Luigi taking over, player two must traverse all the way to World 5-2 and find the hidden beanstalk block halfway through the stage. Once there, Luigi must start climbing the vines, however, he must await - and take on the chin - an incoming projectile from one of the Hammer Bros. Upon being hit, once player one resumes control of Mario, the beanstalk from World 5-2 will start growing in World 1-2, providing all you need to infinitely kick shells for unlimited bonuses."

We haven't tested the glitch out ourselves just yet, but it looks legitimate.

From The Chatty

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    June 18, 2014 8:40 AM

    Robert Workman posted a new article, New infinite 1up glitch found in Super Mario Bros..

    Nearly 30 years after its release, it appears someone has found a new glitch in the original Super Mario Bros.

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      June 18, 2014 8:46 AM

      Some of those jumps stressed me out.

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      June 18, 2014 8:48 AM

      WHAT THE FUCK WAS THAT WARP TO WORLD 5 IN 1-2 SHIT

      WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS GAME

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      June 18, 2014 8:54 AM

      Aren't there normally goombas there in 1-2 and not those shelled guys? I never saw a single goomba the entire time this guy played.

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        June 18, 2014 8:56 AM

        Ah nevermind, guess the goombas are replaced by beetles after you beat the game

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        June 18, 2014 8:57 AM

        I heard there is a newgame+ on Mario Bros that has those enemies. Never seen it.

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          June 18, 2014 11:40 AM

          Yup, once you beat it the first time, this mode unlocks for a second playthrough.

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      June 18, 2014 8:56 AM

      How do people find this stuff

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        June 18, 2014 8:58 AM

        It takes 30 years!

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        June 18, 2014 9:35 AM

        I'm sure the beanstalk thing was discovered by accident during a two-player game somewhere in the world. Then a guy thought about exploiting it with some of the buzzy beetles found in New Game +.

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      June 18, 2014 11:59 AM

      And this was never discovered because it's too much of a pain in the ass to pull off versus "jump on the koopa on the stairs just the right way."

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        June 18, 2014 12:07 PM

        It wasn't found because the chain of events leading to the actual bug is pretty insane. It's not about it being viable or useful at all.

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      June 18, 2014 6:27 PM

      Violent Buttocks? This clearly should have been named Jackin' the Bean Stalk

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      June 18, 2014 7:47 PM

      I always just kicked that turtle that spawned on the stairs in like 4-1 until I got CROWN lives.

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      June 18, 2014 7:59 PM

      Hahaha.