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Welcome to featured article selection. Please help us choose and create write-ups for our best, most interesting, or otherwise noteworthy articles to appear on the main page. For ideas, check out the featured article nominations.

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2007, Weeks 1-10 | 2007, Weeks 11-20 | 2007, Weeks 21-30 | 2007, Weeks 31-40 | 2007, Weeks 41-52

2008, Weeks 1-10 | 2008, Weeks 11-20 | 2008, Weeks 21-30 | 2008, Weeks 31-40 | 2008, Weeks 41-52

2009, Weeks 1-10 | 2009, Weeks 11-20 | 2009, Weeks 21-30 | 2009, Weeks 31-40 | 2009, Weeks 41-53

2010, Weeks 1-10 | 2010, Weeks 11-20 | 2010, Weeks 21-30 | 2010, Weeks 31-40 | 2010, Weeks 41-52

Featured Article Queue

Week Article Discussion
HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 1 (Jan 3–9) Cheatball discussion
HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 2 (Jan 10–16) Trogday 08 discussion
HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 3 (Jan 17–23) retirement discussion
HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 4 (Jan 24–30) Minor Teen Girl Squad Characters discussion
HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 5 (Jan 31–Feb 6) Sloshybowl discussion
HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 6 (Feb 7–13) The Brothers Strong discussion
HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 7 (Feb 14–20) Strong Bad and Strong Sad's Relationship discussion
HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 8 (Feb 21–27) Naked Homestar Runner discussion

Cheatball

Done HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 1 (Jan 3–9)

How about something 20X6-related instead? Perhaps either Make-O Your Own Stinko or Stinkoman 20X6 (I know we're waiting until it's finished, but at the rate the site is going, I don't think it'll ever be finished)? RickTommy (edits) 12:18, 31 May 2010 (UTC)

How about discussion rather than just throwing out ideas while ignoring previous suggestions? Heimstern Läufer 12:31, 31 May 2010 (UTC)
If we're going to do an interview or public appearance, how about a more notable one? I can't really think of one (I'm not really into that sort of stuff), and besides, I wholeheartedly believe that we should do something 20X6-related this week. RickTommy (edits) 12:38, 31 May 2010 (UTC)
RickTommy, that's the same thing you suggested for last week before it was deleted. So stop hogging the spotlight. --209.148.176.136 12:49, 31 May 2010 (UTC)
What's more, Stinkoman 20X6 is still incomplete. And judging by how things are looking on the website now, I think it will always remain incomplete. MHarrington 02:10, 17 June 2010 (UTC)
Um, I said almost those exact words. Yes, it doesn't look like it will ever be finished. So it's no use waiting for it to be finished before we can feature it. RickTommy (edits) 06:10, 17 June 2010 (UTC)
We could do Make-o Your Own Stinko... PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie
I'd prefer to wait a while before featuring this one; too early to give up hope. But Sinko-related articles are just as good! --Stux 21:57, 8 August 2010 (UTC)
Sorry if I sound pushy but I really really think Make-o Your Own Stinko should be featured. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 01:45, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
Given the new recommendation format all you need to do is create a separate entry for Make-o Your Own Stinko so that it can be added to the queue. --Stux 15:01, 29 August 2010 (UTC)
How? PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 01:52, 30 August 2010 (UTC)
Easy just follow the format for the other sections and add a header for the article in the wikicode like so:
==[[Make-o Your Own Stinko]]==
followed by your explanation for it. --Stux 21:56, 17 October 2010 (UTC)
How about featuring it for Jan 3-9? Well, it looks like Jan 3-9 is reserved for Cheatball, whose write-up was moved in favour of Timeline of Homestar Runner. So what should we do about that? RickTommy (edits) 05:18, 1 November 2010 (UTC)
Again, RickTommy, the format of FAs has changed and articles are no longer reserved by date unless there's a compelling reason for it. If you'd like a specific 20X6 article please suggest it the way all other articles are suggested. In moderation of course. --Stux 19:20, 7 November 2010 (UTC)
But Jan 3-9 is 20X6 week. RickTommy (edits) 22:31, 7 November 2010 (UTC)
To elaborate on the above, Stinkoman was created on this this week a few years back. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 19:10, 9 November 2010 (UTC)
I think everyone knows that. :) RickTommy (edits) 00:16, 10 November 2010 (UTC)
I actually like the idea of doing this one for the Stinkoman's birthday. Poor guy never got any Stinkoman-shaped pancakes, but at least we can give him an FA, right? Heimstern Läufer 09:09, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
Well, while populating the queue I discovered that the Cheatball was already postponed to this year. While the actual Stinkoman 20X6 article is in the queue (not set in stone yet of course), do we want to keep 20X6 and pre-empt the poor Cheatball again or do we want to postpone 20X6 instead? --Stux 20:15, 21 November 2010 (UTC)
Since there were no comments either way I decided to keep the Cheatball and retain the hope that the game will be completed in the near future and not turn into a Duke Nukem Forever :) --Stux 16:38, 12 December 2010 (UTC)

Week of Trogday (Jan 10-16)

Done HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 2 (Jan 10–16)

Trogday 08. RickTommy (edits) 05:18, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

I see no need to specifically celebrate Trogday. --Stux 19:20, 7 November 2010 (UTC)
Well, we always do. RickTommy (edits) 22:31, 7 November 2010 (UTC)
"Always" is a strong word, but it certainly is a common practice. Trogday 08 is perfectly fine by me. Heimstern Läufer 09:07, 15 November 2010 (UTC)

retirement

Done HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 3 (Jan 17–23)

It's the longest toon on the site - I think it should be featured sometime soon. RickTommy (edits) 22:31, 7 November 2010 (UTC)

Agreed. It's the resolution of the Lappynapped Situation, and has the return of the Tandy and Compy. doctorwho295 29 November 2010

Minor Teen Girl Squad Characters

Done HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 4 (Jan 24–30)

No FA this week, redirect from 5 years ago. --Stux 21:57, 30 January 2011 (UTC)

Sloshybowl

Done HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 5 (Jan 31–Feb 6)

We haven't featured a Superbowl-themed article yet, so how about either Superbowl Dealie or Sloshybowl? RickTommy (edits) 02:17, 6 December 2010 (UTC)

Ooh, I like that idea. I'm for either of them: both are funny, both are just as related to the topic as the other, and both are popular. User:doctorwho295 18 December 2010
It appears that there's been a change to the current FA, using this article instead. I say: too late. Just because everyone is slacking off on FAS does not mean at all (at least to me) that we should switch articles in the middle of the week to compensate. I hate to be blunt, but if people wanted this to be the featured article for the week of the Superbowl, they should have participated and put this into the spotlight sooner, if not to overthrow the nomination for The Brothers Strong. The nomination for The Brothers Strong went through the exact same thing. My sincere apologies to Ni, whose edits I'm sure are hearty and in good faith (and possibly hesitant considering the "if that's okay" in the edit summary, though that might be modifying the move of TBS), but I'm afraid I'm not for this sudden change at all. Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 05:53, 3 February 2011 (UTC)

The Brothers Strong

Done HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 6 (Feb 7–13)

Another important article that I'm surprised hasn't been featured yet. RickTommy (edits) 23:28, 13 December 2010 (UTC)

That hasn't been featured yet? Yes, it should be featured soon The Knights Who Say Ni 23:18, 18 December 2010 (UTC)
I agree. doctorwho295 26 December 2010
Me too. --93.207.85.97 13:16, 30 December 2010 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)
Eh, if we must. After all, we really need to get rolling with these things again, and the people are getting restless. I guess 124.180.209.239 (Talk | contribs), the guy who made the edit I just linked to, made our decision for us. Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 00:04, 29 January 2011 (UTC)

Strong Bad and Strong Sad's Relationship

Done HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 7 (Feb 14–20)

The most obvious relationship on the site, and one that I have audibly cried at. RickTommy (edits) 10:41, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

An interesting topic, but the intro is pretty short. Could we maybe expand it? Then it'd probably make a fine feature. Heimstern Läufer 17:03, 15 August 2010 (UTC)
I expanded it some:
Strong Bad's relationship with Strong Sad usually consists of Strong Bad hurting or making fun of Strong Sad, though not all the time. He has given Strong Sad various insulting nicknames and often hurts him. However, Strong Sad and Strong Bad occasionally get along, usually when Strong Bad is in need of an assistant. It appears that Strong Bad is at least partly responsible for his little brother's depression; Strong Sad writes that in his big brother's absence, "[He feels] cooler, and less like [he sucks] so bad.".
PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 01:11, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
I like the idea. Maybe the trend of SS getting revenge on SB could be mentioned somewhere in there? --93.207.89.184 12:38, 22 September 2010 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)
Looks featurable now. And yes, the trend of SS getting revenge on SB could be mentioned somewhere in there. RickTommy (edits) 06:28, 15 November 2010 (UTC)

Since FAs seem to be in a bit of trouble currently, I was so bold to expand Power Pie's writeup a little. Consider this:

Strong Bad's relationship with Strong Sad usually consists of Strong Bad hurting or making fun of Strong Sad, though not all the time. He has given Strong Sad various insulting nicknames and often hurts him. However, Strong Sad and Strong Bad occasionally get along, usually when Strong Bad is in need of an assistant. It appears that Strong Bad is at least partly responsible for his little brother's depression; Strong Sad writes that in his big brother's absence, "[He feels] cooler, and less like [he sucks] so bad.". It does however happen that Strong Sad stands up to his tormentor. This includes revealing embarassing details about Strong Bad’s childhood or making him believe that staying in a deep, dark hole is "edgy". Most of the time though, their relationship is one of abuse pointed towards the younger brother, just as in many families in real life.

--93.207.85.69 18:18, 4 February 2011 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)

This is definitely an article worthy of a feature. Significant to the site? Yes. Well-written intro? Yes. Pictures? Yes. Starts with a quote from an interview (like all good articles)? Yes. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

Naked Homestar Runner

Done HRWiki:Featured article for 2011, week 8 (Feb 21–27)

A funny running gag. --93.207.85.97 13:16, 30 December 2010 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)

Agreed. Not only that, but there's several instances of it, and it's quite unique to the Homestar universe. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

Article discussions

Strong Bad Sings

How about Strong Bad Sings instead? RickTommy (edits) 01:06, 10 June 2010 (UTC)

If you're talking about the toon, that's too short to work. If you're talking about the CD, we already did that. I'm all for featuring Credenza. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie
For once, RickTommy, actually focus on what is already suggested instead of hogging the spotlight. --Kingdom Stars 02:24, 12 June 2010 (UTC)
Of course I'm talking about the toon. And I don't think it's too short to work. One, it is one of the earliest toons on the site, and two, it was the inspiration for the CD. RickTommy (edits) 06:28, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
Length has nothing to do with an article's featurability. In this case, I see no reason as to why this article shouldn't be featured, and a few compelling reasons it should. It did spawn the title of the only audio CD released by TBC, several song titles were used on said CD, and it's one of the first uses of the Casio Keyboard. It's written quite well, to boot. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
I agree with the above. doctorwho295 21 February 2011

Answering Machine

An important item. RickTommy (edits) 10:41, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

I like it, but it seems too short. I'll try to expand it as much as I can, but in it's current state I don't think it's good.... doctorwho295 17 August 2010
I agree with the above. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 01:45, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
I think we've done this article already. MHarrington 16:40, 23 August 2010 (UTC)
I don't think we have. It looks like we've done Marzipan's Answering Machine before, but Answering Machine doesn't appear in bold on the nominations page. The Knights Who Say Ni 17:34, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

I guess I'll make the comment to go with RickTommy's move. I expanded the article some. It's now three paragraphs (wow, huge improvement!), and I also provided a lot more detail and cleaned up some awkward sentences and grammar errors. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 05:16, 10 February 2011 (UTC)

Seeing your expansions, this article looks more proper and I support nomination. doctorwho295 10 February 2011

A Daily

Sometime soon, can we have a week of daily articles? I was thinking maybe stuff on Old Flash Stuff or some Main Pages. RickTommy (edits) 10:41, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

A Main Page daily would be awesome! PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 01:45, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
As long as it's in November or later, for the at least 6 month spacing of dailies, A week of dailies would be nice. Although, hard to choose just 7 Main Pages to feature. StrongAwesome 22:25, 23 August 2010 (UTC)
I don't know if this is the best way to go about this. If you have seven articles in mind for a daily, then you should propose those seven articles, but don't just say "We should do a daily." --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 05:55, 21 September 2010 (UTC)
I think we should do this daily before the end of the year. RickTommy (edits) 00:40, 30 October 2010 (UTC)
There is no pressing need for a daily to occur before the end of the year. Moreover, adequate no topic has been suggested for a daily. A daily shouldn't be made for the sake of having a daily, it should be used to showcase stuff that doesn't always fit in one weekly FA. The new format can help encourage that, but we should always pick dailies carefully. --Stux 21:21, 31 October 2010 (UTC)
Also, might I add that in the future, dailies will need to be more frequent, since we will eventually run out of articles that are important enough for a week to themselves? RickTommy (edits) 13:26, 5 November 2010 (UTC)
If we start running out of articles, we might need to go in the other direction; that is, keep the certain featured article for longer than a week so that we don't run out so quickly. but that shouldn't happen for a very long time, so i don't think we need to worry about it. The Knights Who Say Ni 17:33, 5 November 2010 (UTC)
Either way, I think that we should do this daily soon, as it has been a while since our last one. Anyway, my theme for the daily: Main Pages, as was said at the start of this conversation. Anyway, the main pages we should feature are: 1, 7, 13, 15, 17, 23, and the Homsar Main Page. RickTommy (edits) 06:28, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
We did two weeks of dailies earlier this year. After that, I would suggest we wait a while before another set, at least until the new year. Heimstern Läufer 09:05, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
Fair 'nough. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 20:04, 13 December 2010 (UTC)
Until the updates start flowing again, I say we just don't do any period. Like Ni, I'm worried about time and the amount articles we have. Soiled Bargains (talk|ctrb) 23:13, 28 January 2011 (UTC)
Agreed. Unless we get a really good set of articles approved by at least a few people, we should hold off on the dailies. doctorwho295 5 February 2011

Coach Z's Locker Room

Another important place. RickTommy (edits) 05:26, 25 October 2010 (UTC)

Sure, it's important not only in the toons but in SBCG4AP too. doctorwho295 3 February 2011
Yeah, but look at previous place articles we have featured. They're all a lot more fleshed out. I think, as the article stands right now, it is not worthy of a feature. It's significant enough to the universe that it could merit a feature if somebody gives it some TLC. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, you are probably right. The article has three paragraphs and most of the article is its appearances. It would need expansion before being featured. doctorwho295 21 February 2011

Toons, Games, or Characters

Nearly a year after proposing these, I'm still extremely surprised that none of them have been featured; they're among the more important articles. RickTommy (edits) 13:26, 5 November 2010 (UTC)

Wait, this has never been featured? Wow. Maybe we should do one of these for the week of January 1st? doctorwho295 14 November 2010
The reason they haven't been featured is that none except maybe Games has a long enough intro to be featured. Even Games really ought to be expanded before featuring. Heimstern Läufer 15:10, 14 November 2010 (UTC)
I agree with Heim. Also, these should probably be split into different conversations. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

comic and Teen Girl Squad Issue 1

If we're ever to feaure either of these, I think we should feature the other one simultaneously, just as we did with some of the Dangeresque articles earlier this year. RickTommy (edits) 22:31, 7 November 2010 (UTC)

I agree. They both are equally significant, since they're essentially the same 'toon (granted one has been sbemailiarized). I don't remember how we did the Dangeresque articles, though, so other people who remember how that went will also need to comment. Super Martyo Brother (Talk | contribs) 08:06, 6 February 2011 (left unsigned)
They were done like this. RickTommy (edits) 11:18, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

crazy cartoon and Crazy Cartoon

As with these. RickTommy (edits) 22:31, 7 November 2010 (UTC)

I think the SBEmail is far more significant to the universe and is better-written. The PBtC 'toon is one of the shorter in that genre, and did not introduce any new characters, unlike the SBEmail, which introduced a new universe. I'm quite surprised the email hasn't already been featured. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
Just incase my post wasn't clear, by "As with these", I meant the simultaneous feature. RickTommy (edits) 11:18, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
I understood that. I don't think that Crazy Cartoon deserves to share a box with crazy cartoon (links to help disambiguate the two articles). --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 00:26, 10 February 2011 (UTC)

FAQ

An important page on the site. RickTommy (edits) 01:16, 20 November 2010 (UTC)

Can we manage a writeup of this? There's no prose introduction to speak of, so it'd have to be some sort of summary. I'm not at all sure you'd be able to get enough content out of the FAQ page to make a proper main page writeup. Heimstern Läufer 03:23, 20 November 2010 (UTC)
I think we'll be able to do an introduction of this. I support nomination. doctorwho295 21 February 2011

Strongest Man in the World

The only one of the "older" Big Toons that has not yet been featured. RickTommy (edits) 02:17, 6 December 2010 (UTC)

Seriously, it hasn't? I say, go for it! --93.207.85.97 13:16, 30 December 2010 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)
Yeah, I agree with everything above. Definitely a worthy article on almost all fronts. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

Fluffy Puff Commercial

Since we're less than two weeks away, I think we should decide on this one. How about Fluffy Puff Commercial to celebrate its tenth anniversary? doctorwho295 18 December 2010

definitely not a bad idea. however, it doesn't look like we know the release date closer than the year and what the WayBack Machine has told us. so theoretically, for all we know, just featuring it at some point in the first half of 2011 is accurate enough. Also, it would appear as though rock opera is currently the one selected to be the Featured Article for the week you suggested. That's not in stone until the week happens, but it isn't likely to change. Doctorwho295 - could you rewrite your nomination to make it sound less week-specific? The Knights Who Say Ni 23:18, 18 December 2010 (UTC)
Sure. I'll put Fluffy Puff Commercial below. doctorwho295 19 December 2010

I suggested this above for New Year's, but because it appears that's been already chosen, I am suggesting this for another week. Any opinions? doctorwho295 19 December 2010

I will detract from featuring this article. The fun facts section is quite short (featuring only eleven), and is a far less memorable instance of the "Homestar forgets his lines" gag then First Time Here?. I might be swayed the other way if someone makes a convincing argument, though, seeing as it did come before the previously mentioned 'toon. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
Looking at the article again, I see your point and take back my suggestion. doctorwho295 10 February 2011

sisters

Before I forget, I had previously suggested this one in the old format but was too soon to feature. I think it'd be a nice feature for the next time we do an email. --Stux 21:57, 8 August 2010 (UTC)

I'm not sure if it's important enough for a week to itself... RickTommy (edits) 07:36, 13 August 2010 (UTC)
Why not? I think it's a real classic and would make a good feature. (That Anonny Guy)--79.221.32.92 10:02, 16 August 2010 (UTC)
It's too short. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 01:45, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
Just because a 'toon is too short doesn't mean it can't be featured. On the contrary, this particular email had an impact on many future emails, and it's also become an oft-quoted 'toon. I agree with TAG. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 05:52, 21 September 2010 (UTC)
No more opinions on this? I still think this should be featured. I know there has been a week of dailies featuring Tandy emails, but a single one can be worth featuring for a week IMHO. --93.207.85.97 13:22, 30 December 2010 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)
I agree with featuring it. It's an important e-mail that was referenced in future e-mails and the page itself seems full of good information and seems complete. Jennifer 13:57, 30 December 2010 (UTC)
I still say no. If we ever have another daily of Tandy e-mails, maybe it could be part of that, but I still do not think it is important enough for a week to itself. RickTommy (edits) 22:40, 30 December 2010 (UTC)
It is definitely important enough for a week to itself. It's one of the classics, being quoted and referenced (as I said earlier) in later 'toons. It established the "DELETED!" screen as more than just a one-off gag. It fleshed out Strong Bad's character as the "player" who screws up any chance he gets with the ladies. The article itself is short, yes, but there's more than enough for a prose write-up. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
I completely agree with the above. The length of the article shouldn't conflict with anything else. If the article affects the site a lot, that it should be featured. I think Super Martyo Brother says all of the reasons. doctorwho295 25 February 2011

Inconsistencies within the Homestar Runner universe

An interesting topic. TBC stated that it doesn't bother them, so it it would be ok to feature. --93.207.85.97 13:16, 30 December 2010 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)

Featuring an article that has an incomplete template on it? I think not. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
The thing is that this article will likely never be fully completed, considering that some of the inconsistencies at times can be very small. I completely support this article. doctorwho295 10 February 2011

Dangeresque Roomisode 1: Behind the Dangerdesque

A game that I think would make a great feature. RickTommy (edits) 22:40, 30 December 2010 (UTC)

Excellent, excellent article. Also, not a half-bad game, either. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
I agree with the above. doctorwho295 25 February 2011

Sightings

The Sightings subpages are heavily edited, so how about featuring either Sightings or one of the subpages? RickTommy (edits) 22:40, 30 December 2010 (UTC)

There's no real introduction on any of the pages beside the first and there isn't a lot to speak of, anyway. We can't really expand it, either. doctorwho295 3 February 2011
Aside from that, the sightings pages are some of the WORST pages on the wiki. FA is supposed to be our best stuff. — Defender1031*Talk 01:18, 4 February 2011 (UTC)
The Sightings pages are confused about what deserves to be on them. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

Homestar Ruiner

I think that sometime soon, we should start featuring the SBCG4AP episodes - I'm a bit surprised that none of them have been featured yet. RickTommy (edits) 22:40, 30 December 2010 (UTC)

Maybe we could do the SBCG4AP episodes as a daily sometime later in the year. If not, I'm for featuring this by itself. doctorwho295 1 January 2011
Unfortunately, that's not possible, because there are five episodes. And I'm certain that it's been pointed out that the SBCG4AP episodes are important enough for a week to themselves.
And on an unrelated note, are you signing correctly? Because your signature shows only the date, never the time. It's a lot less effort to type the four tildes than it is to type your whole username and the date. RickTommy (edits) 07:21, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
What I was thinking of doing if we do the daily is adding maybe Strong Bad Gameways and SBCG4AP Advertisement to the games to make it seven days. As for the signature bit, I never thought it was a problem to not include the time. I don't have a GMC clock (I think that's what it's called) on my computer so I just leave it out. If it's a major problem, I could put in. doctorwho295 2 January 2011
I agree with doctorwho925, they would make great dailies when tied with the other two articles. And yes, the episodes probably are important enough for a week to themselves, but at the same time, that means we have five weeks of SBCG4AP, which I think is a bit much, even if we spread them out.
And also, RickTommy means that you can just type four tildes like this: ~~~~ and your signature, as well as the time and date of you post, will automagically be tagged on to the end of your post. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 08:06, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

Week of April Fools' (Mar 28-Apr 3)

So far, we've only featured one April Fools' article that is directly related to the holiday, so how about April Fool's 2006? RickTommy (edits) 04:02, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

The major problem I have with this is the lack of information for an introduction. There's no information besides fun facts, and the only real way we can do one is put a bunch of fun facts together. Maybe HomestarRunner.com PAY PLUS! instead? doctorwho295 10 February 2011
I think Payplus would work well. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 16:34, 19 February 2011 (UTC)

Week of Easter (Apr 18-24)

We haven't featured an Easter-themed article yet (it had to be called off last year due to Easter coinciding with April Fools'), so how about Eggs (toon)? RickTommy (edits) 04:02, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

No, in that one, TBC specifically point out how bad it is. Quoting DF a few days ago, "FA is supposed to be our best stuff." Right now it looks like the only other option is Rotten Eggs, which is less bad, but also, since Easter this year is a full month later than it was in the year rotteneggs came out, that toon is able to reference college basketball (albeit subtly), which won't be at the front of ppl's minds this late in april.
On a different note, that week is also the same as Earth Day. We could feature Pistols for Pandas. Yeah, that's my vote for that week The Knights Who Say Ni 05:06, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
Hmm, I like the Earth Day idea. The toon is popular, inspired a Store item, and expanded on a character. doctorwho295 10 February 2011

Discussions of Articles Needing Expansion

Discussions in this section regard articles that, per consensus, require further expansion of the article itself before the article should be featured.

The Field

Exactly one year after proposing The Field, I would like to propose it again. It is an important place which appears in about half the toons on the site. RickTommy (edits) 05:21, 12 October 2010 (UTC)

I don't think it's ready because of the short intro. If you could expand it, maybe then we could do so. Heimstern Läufer 01:58, 14 October 2010 (UTC)

The Cheat's Gold Tooth

How about featuring TC's tricked-out grill. -132.183.13.68 18:12, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

Maybe. It's not that significant but it's long enough. Rondleman! Stuff I did.Talk. 01:28, 25 August 2010 (UTC)
Unfortunately, I think this is one of those articles that should be expanded a little before featuring. (Alternatively, if a writeup is made that expands on the topic, it can also be placed in the queue that way). --Stux 21:23, 31 October 2010 (UTC)

Not the 100th Email

Original title: Not the 100th Email, Sbemail 150?!?, or Page Load Error

As teasers to milestone e-mails, I believe that one of them should be featured. 124.181.68.22 13:17, 7 October 2010 (UTC)

I'd say Not the 100th Email. RickTommy (edits) 07:20, 8 October 2010 (UTC)
Start with the first one, makes sense. Although it is very short. --93.207.87.212 08:32, 11 October 2010 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)
Anon makes a good point. Not the 100th Email is rather short. Would we be able to expand that enough to make a quality write-up? DENNIS T/C 08:40, 11 October 2010 (UTC)


Stalled Discussions

Discussions in this section regard articles that, due to lack of consensus or consensus against, are not ready to be featured at this time.

Theme Song Video

One of the earliest toons on the site. RickTommy (edits) 10:41, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

I'm sorry, but awesome as that song is, that toon's way too short to work well on the Main Page. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 01:45, 18 August 2010 (UTC)

Because, It's Midnite

It's a cool & major song. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 15:06, 28 August 2010 (UTC)

Um...... most of the page is lyrics. As much as people love the song (me included), I don't think it can be featured in it's current state. doctorwho295 September 7, 2010
I would have to agree. We would need some actual content to put on the homepage. The point of the Featured Article section is to showcase an article that the wiki can be proud of, and I'm not sure we can be proud of a page of lyrics and trivia. DENNIS T/C 21:49, 7 September 2010 (UTC)
I see your point & I recant that suggestion. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie

Strong Bad Smiling

One of the most well-known recurring themes on the site. 124.180.171.96 01:42, 10 October 2010 (UTC)

A dangerous topic to touch upon... ;-) --93.207.87.212 08:35, 11 October 2010 (UTC) (That Anonny Guy)
The article is listed as needing cleanup and revision. I doubt we'd be able to feature it in its current state. DENNIS T/C 08:45, 11 October 2010 (UTC)
As the second anonny points out, this article has a been a serious point of contention on-wiki. I'm not sure we should feature on article that a number of users think shouldn't even be an article. Heimstern Läufer 02:03, 14 October 2010 (UTC)

Fonts

It's the biggest page on this wiki - I think it deserves to be featured sometime soon. RickTommy (edits) 10:41, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

It seems too list-like and without enough prose to make a good feature to me. Heimstern Läufer 17:05, 15 August 2010 (UTC)
Per Heimstern. Although we wre able to feature lists in the past by putting key examples in the writeup, I highly doubt that will work for the fonts page. PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie 01:45, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
I'd say it's feature-worthy, and I could probably write a good FA paragraph on it, but it is really just one big list, albeit a long, useful one. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 06:01, 21 September 2010 (UTC)

homestarrunner.com

How about starting off the new year with homestarrunner.com, an article that has been nominated many times before? RickTommy (edits) 05:18, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

Okie Dokie, artichoke! PowerFile:Homestar Kamikaze Green Favicon.pngPie
Uh, I disagree. This seems like a last resort kind of selection. We have plenty of articles. I think we can pick something else. --Record307 Talk/Contribs 22:38, 7 November 2010 (UTC)
Maybe Toons, Games, or Characters for New Years? doctorwho295 14 November 2010

General discussion

Daily Featured Blocks (On Occasion)

In order to make daily featured articles for one week, create pages like:

  • [[HRWiki:Featured article for 2005, week 50, day 1]]
  • [[HRWiki:Featured article for 2005, week 50, day 2]]
  • [[HRWiki:Featured article for 2005, week 50, day 3]]
  • [[HRWiki:Featured article for 2005, week 50, day 4]]
  • [[HRWiki:Featured article for 2005, week 50, day 5]]
  • [[HRWiki:Featured article for 2005, week 50, day 6]]
  • [[HRWiki:Featured article for 2005, week 50, day 0]] (redirect day 7 to this)
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