Just like the cheerleaders have certain cheers that they do at various points during a game, the school mascot can also have certain cheers that he or she does to either the school fight song, or during a certain play on the field.
Nintendo could no longer just sit back and own over 90% of the market; Sega wanted a big piece of that pie.When Sonic the Hedgehog hit shelves in 1991, Sega abandoned its old mascot -- Alex Kidd -- in favour of a new blue friend.
Finally, mascot wearers can reduce staining the interior of the costume by wearing lightweight clothing with talcum powder to keep from sweating, especially helpful during the dog days of summer.
Guys who don't want to wear full body leprechaun mascot costumes while they bar hop on St. Patty's Day might consider wearing a traditional shirt and jeans, while rocking the holiday with shamrock shades, a green wig or a shamrock top hat.
Building on the popularity of the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), the company with Mario as its mascot jumped into the 16-bit era with the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or the Super Famicom as it was called in Japan.
A typical mascot costume comes with an oversized character mascot head with see-thru eye mesh, a furry bodysuit with attached tail and miniature brandy barrel, large paw-like mittens with hidden openings, and a pair of foot covers.
Designers got to work by analysing the 'flaws' of Nintendo's mascot, who when stripped to his basic elements is essentially a plumber that jumps on his enemies and slowly progresses through the mushroom kingdom.
School spirit items - Help guests show their school spirit by purchasing pom-poms, stickers, pens, pencils, temporary tattoos, key chains, buttons, or water bottles featuring their school colors and mascot.
Wearing pull over sweaters that have your school's mascot on them, or sweaters that have the emblem of your favorite club or sport on them can help show your support for that club, or for your school.
It is only after a certain grade of culture has been attained that the belief in luck appears; the fetish is essentially a mascot or object carried for luck.