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Goal Stars, also known as Gold Stars, Goalpost Stars, Bonus Stars, or simply Stars, are special points found in Super Mario World and its remake, Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2. They are earned by touching the moving tape on the goal post. The higher Mario touches it, the more the Goal Stars he will get (from 1-30, then 40, then 50 at the top, which also gives him three 1-Ups). These Goal Stars are saved from level to level, and earning 100 of them will let Mario or Luigi go to the Bonus Game where they can earn 1-Up Mushrooms.
If Mario doesn't touch the tape, he will only get a coin from the tape.
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