Minor Mistake Marvin
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Minor Advice Marvin is an advice animal image macro series featuring a photograph of a young boy staring blankly at a distance and various captions detailing everyday episodes of regrettable mistakes that can unfold as a result of one's own oversight.
On October 8th, 2014, Redditor marky_mark301 submitted a photograph of a young boy standing in front of a partially burned ramen noodle container inside a microwave to the /r/pics subreddit in a post titled “He just wanted some noodles” (shown below, left). On October 11th, Redditor onebigbagostupid posted an image macro using the photo with a caption about accidentally putting ice cream in a refrigerator titled "Introducing: Mistake Marvin" to the /r/AdviceAnimals subreddit, where it gained over 3,000 votes (84% upvoted) in the first 48 hours (shown below, right). The top-voted comment was submitted by Redditor McGotham, who suggested that the series be called "Minor Mistake Marvin."
On the same day, Redditor BrojobBrojob submitted an image macro about forgetting to turn on a slow cooker before leaving for work to /r/AdviceAnimals (shown below, left). Also on October 11th, Redditor CakeSwag submitted a Minor Mistake Marvin image macro joking about accidentally calling a teacher "Mom" to /r/AdviceAnimals (shown below, right). In the following 48 hours, the posts gathered more than 3,400 votes (93% upvoted) and 3,000 votes (79% upvoted) respectively.
On October 12th, the /r/TodayIMarvinedUp subreddit was launched for notable Minor Mistake Marvin examples. The same day, Redditor BrojobBrojob's image macro was reposted to 9gag, where it accumulated upwards of 2,900 points and 50 comments in 24 hours.
 Reddit – Introducing Mistake Marvin
 Reddit – Minor Mistake Marvin
 Reddit – /r/TodayIMarvinedUp
 Reddit – He just wanted some noodles
 Reddit – mistake marvin screw up again
 9gag – Minor Mistake Marvin
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