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Yobby is the fanmade father of the fictional dinosaur character Yoshi from the Super Mario video game franchise.


On February 22nd, 2016, Tumblr user iguanamouth[1] posted an illustration of a blue-colored dinosaur along with the caption "I had a dream where I met Yoshi's dad but his name was Yobby and he looked like this" (shown below). Over the next two years, the post accumulated more than 146,400 notes.

iguanamouth i had a dream where i met yoshis dad but his name was yobby and he looked like this


On March 13th, 2016, iguanamouth[2] posted illustrations of Yobby opening his mouth in two different ways (shown below). Within two years, the post gained over 27,200 notes.

On March 18th, Tumblr user the-entire-tpoh-fandom posted a sound file titled "yobby.mp3" along with the original illustration of the character, garnering upwards of 4,200 notes within two years.


On September 13th, Tumblr user khosatral[4] posted an animated GIF of Yobby wearing a cowboy hat while twirling a lasso. Within 16 months, the post gained over 1,500 notes.

On October 12th, 2017, Redditor Cuboid_ posted a screenshot of iguanamouth's original Yobby post to /r/me_irl.[5] Within three months, the post received more than 15,300 points and 130 comments. On December 5th, a screenshot of iguanamouth's open-mouth depiction of the character was submitted to the /r/TwoBestFriendsPlay[3] subreddit, where it accumulated more than 1,300 points (96% upvoted) and 60 comments over the next month.

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[1] Tumblr – iguanamouth

[2] Tumblr – iguanamouth

[3] Reddit – Behold Yoshis father Yobby

[4] Tumblr – khosatral

[5] Reddit – me irl

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