Overdescriptive Nouns

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(1. the claim is probably false 2. that's not overly descriptive for describing the thing being described, that's a completely different joke)
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The names of many items within the [[Homestar Runner universe]] will be given '''unusually complex and descriptive names''' where a simpler title would be acceptable.
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Many items within the [[Homestar Runner universe]] will be given '''unusually complex and descriptive names''' where a simpler title would be acceptable.
==Appearances==
==Appearances==
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*[[First Time Here?]] &mdash; [[Strong Bad]] mocks [[Homestar Runner]] by introducing [[homestarrunner.com|the site]] as "I'm a big moron who can't remember his lines dot com".
*[[First Time Here?]] &mdash; [[Strong Bad]] mocks [[Homestar Runner]] by introducing [[homestarrunner.com|the site]] as "I'm a big moron who can't remember his lines dot com".
*[[Mr. Shmallow (toon)|Mr. Shmallow]] &mdash; The toon advertises "[[Fluffy Puff Air-Puffed Sugar Delights]]".
*[[Mr. Shmallow (toon)|Mr. Shmallow]] &mdash; The toon advertises "[[Fluffy Puff Air-Puffed Sugar Delights]]".
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*Email [[theme park]] &mdash; Every hour at the main stage of [[Mount Ridesplace, USA]], there'd be a performance of "The Strong Sad Gets Decked Repeatedly Stunt Spook-tacular".
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*Email [[theme park]] &mdash; Every hour at the main stage of [[Mount Ridesplace, USA]], there'd be a performance of "The [[Strong Sad]] Gets Decked Repeatedly Stunt Spook-tacular".
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 6]] &mdash; [[Cheerleader]] describes her jump as a "double double whipless mochaccino half caf".
*Email [[old comics]] &mdash; At the end, Strong Bad goes off to start the "Who Put [[Pasta Salad]] in [[Strong Mad]]'s Underdrawer Drawer Scare of '04".
*Email [[old comics]] &mdash; At the end, Strong Bad goes off to start the "Who Put [[Pasta Salad]] in [[Strong Mad]]'s Underdrawer Drawer Scare of '04".
*Email [[long pants]] &mdash; Strong Bad edits the email using his "[[X-Pensive White|electronic light-pen input high-tech expensive device]]".
*Email [[long pants]] &mdash; Strong Bad edits the email using his "[[X-Pensive White|electronic light-pen input high-tech expensive device]]".
*Email [[record book]] &mdash; Strong Bad's record book is entitled "[[Count Longardeaux's Book of Party Tricks, Redneck Jokes, and Worldly Records]]".
*Email [[record book]] &mdash; Strong Bad's record book is entitled "[[Count Longardeaux's Book of Party Tricks, Redneck Jokes, and Worldly Records]]".
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*[[Fall Float Parade]] &mdash; When [[Strong Sad]] thought that his and Strong Bad's float theme was going to be "Celebrating our nation's covered bridges", Strong Bad corrects him by saying that the theme is "Sticking-you-in-a-fake-snowman-and-beating-you-senseless-with-nunchucks... covered bridges".
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*[[Commandos in the Classroom]] &mdash; [[Reynold]] makes an "inappropriate peer-to-teen choice behavior".
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*[[Fall Float Parade]] &mdash; When Strong Sad thought that his and Strong Bad's [[The 4Tst Annual Fall Float Parade|float]] theme was going to be "Celebrating our nation's covered bridges", Strong Bad corrects him by saying that the theme is "Sticking-you-in-a-fake-snowman-and-beating-you-senseless-with-nunchucks... covered bridges".
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*Email [[death metal]] &mdash; Strong Bad mentions the [[Half-Hour Death Metal Dungeon Hour]].
*Email [[myths & legends]] &mdash; Strong Bad mentions the "Homes with Rollercoasters in Them Network".
*Email [[myths & legends]] &mdash; Strong Bad mentions the "Homes with Rollercoasters in Them Network".
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*Email [[keep cool]] &mdash; While Strong Bad discusses what games to play, Bubs, upon seeing Strong Mad on the diving board, exclaims, "Looks like we should be playin' 'Keep Strong Mad off the freakin' high dive for Pete's sake, man'!"
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*Email [[keep cool]] &mdash; While Strong Bad discusses what games to play, [[Bubs]], upon seeing Strong Mad on the diving board, exclaims, "Looks like we should be playin' 'Keep Strong Mad off the freakin' high dive for Pete's sake, man'!"
*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 12]] &mdash; [[The Ugly One]] exclaims, "[[Ow! My X!|Ow! My the fact that I was alive a second ago!]]"
*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 12]] &mdash; [[The Ugly One]] exclaims, "[[Ow! My X!|Ow! My the fact that I was alive a second ago!]]"
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*[[KOT's VOQPCS!]] &mdash; The full title is "The King of Town's Very Own Quite Popular Cartoon Show!".
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*[[KOT's VOQPCS!]] &mdash; The full title is "The King of Town's Very Own Quite Popular Cartoon Show!
*Email [[business trip]] &mdash; The Cheat gets promoted to "Junior Executive Of [[Not X|Not Having To Go On Pointless Business Trips]]".
*Email [[business trip]] &mdash; The Cheat gets promoted to "Junior Executive Of [[Not X|Not Having To Go On Pointless Business Trips]]".
*Email [[yes, wrestling]] &mdash; Strong Bad describes a wrestling league with "the longest name in pro wrestling": [[AWMPSCE|All World Mid-Pro Shirtless Championship Entertainment]], or AWMPSCE (pronounced omp-ski).
*Email [[yes, wrestling]] &mdash; Strong Bad describes a wrestling league with "the longest name in pro wrestling": [[AWMPSCE|All World Mid-Pro Shirtless Championship Entertainment]], or AWMPSCE (pronounced omp-ski).
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*[[Toikey TV]] &mdash; [[Strong Bad]], [[Strong Mad]], and [[The Cheat]] are watching the 2007 Falling Asleep On The Couch Watching Football Bowl.
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*[[Toikey TV]] &mdash; Strong Bad, Strong Mad, and [[The Cheat]] are watching the 2007 Falling Asleep On The Couch Watching Football Bowl.
*Email [[environment]] &mdash; The [[Lappy 486]] has an "environmentally compliant sticker compliance sticker".
*Email [[environment]] &mdash; The [[Lappy 486]] has an "environmentally compliant sticker compliance sticker".
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*Email [[winter pool]] &mdash; Strong Bad fills the pool with "[[Fluffy Puff Translucent Dessert Related Substance]]".
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*Email [[winter pool]] &mdash; Strong Bad fills the [[swimming pool]] with "[[Fluffy Puff Translucent Dessert Related Substance]]".
*Email [[pet show]] &mdash; [[The King of Town]]'s pet is an "As Seen on TV Low-Fat Cooking Device".
*Email [[pet show]] &mdash; [[The King of Town]]'s pet is an "As Seen on TV Low-Fat Cooking Device".
*[[Blubb-O's Commercial]] &mdash; One of the products is the Attempt-At-Competing-With-National-Coffee-Chains Premium Mocha-Chip Meltshake.
*[[Blubb-O's Commercial]] &mdash; One of the products is the Attempt-At-Competing-With-National-Coffee-Chains Premium Mocha-Chip Meltshake.
*Email [[shapeshifter]] &mdash; Strong Bad claims the rules of shapeshifting limit his "turn-into-a-bulldozer-whenever-he-wants-ity".
*Email [[shapeshifter]] &mdash; Strong Bad claims the rules of shapeshifting limit his "turn-into-a-bulldozer-whenever-he-wants-ity".
*[[SBCG4AP]] &mdash; The game's full name is "Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People".
*[[SBCG4AP]] &mdash; The game's full name is "Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People".
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 14]] &mdash; Cheerleader says, while looking at a picture of herself in the yearbook with a finch taped to her face, that "they scheduled school pictures for the same day as tape-a-dead-thing-to-your-face day."
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*Email [[specially marked]] &mdash; One of the [[Breakfast Cereals from Specially Marked|cereals]] is named "Chocolate Breakfast Candy Bar Pops".
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 14]] &mdash; [[Cheerleader]] says, while looking at a picture of herself in the yearbook with a finch taped to her face, that "they scheduled school pictures for the same day as tape-a-dead-thing-to-your-face day."
*[[SBCG4AP Dev Blog#21 May 2008|SBCG4AP Dev Blog - May 21, 2008]] &mdash; Strong Bad thinks that concept art should be called "[[Pile]] on the Floor Under the Smelly Guy with the Glasses' Desk Amidst Several Months' Worth of Empty Cans of [[Bull Honkey]] Art".
*[[SBCG4AP Dev Blog#21 May 2008|SBCG4AP Dev Blog - May 21, 2008]] &mdash; Strong Bad thinks that concept art should be called "[[Pile]] on the Floor Under the Smelly Guy with the Glasses' Desk Amidst Several Months' Worth of Empty Cans of [[Bull Honkey]] Art".
*[[Homestar Ruiner]] &mdash; Strong Bad must compete in the "[[Free Country USA]] Triannual Race to the End of the Race" (FCUTRER) to win the "Free Country USA Triannual Race to the End of the Race Silver Trophy of Ultimate Destiny" (FCUTRERSTUD).
*[[Homestar Ruiner]] &mdash; Strong Bad must compete in the "[[Free Country USA]] Triannual Race to the End of the Race" (FCUTRER) to win the "Free Country USA Triannual Race to the End of the Race Silver Trophy of Ultimate Destiny" (FCUTRERSTUD).
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*[[Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective]] &mdash; When Strong Bad types out the email at the beginning that he has finished the movie, he types the greeting as "Dear all the annoying morons who have been bugging me about it for four and a half years..."
*[[Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective]] &mdash; When Strong Bad types out the email at the beginning that he has finished the movie, he types the greeting as "Dear all the annoying morons who have been bugging me about it for four and a half years..."
*Email [[hremail3184]] &mdash; Strong Bad consistently refers to "those blast-wavy Saturn rings that've become so popular lately".
*Email [[hremail3184]] &mdash; Strong Bad consistently refers to "those blast-wavy Saturn rings that've become so popular lately".
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*Email [[imaginary]] &mdash; Coach Z's [[imaginary friend]] is "[[Allegedly Real Things|Real Live Actual Mr. Blangcaster Next Door]]".
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*Email [[imaginary]] &mdash; [[Coach Z]]'s [[imaginary friend]] is "[[Allegedly Real Things|Real Live Actual Mr. Blangcaster Next Door]]".
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*Email [[dictionary]] &mdash; Strong Bad's dictionary is entitled "[[Count Longardeaux's Jerktionary|Count Longardeaux's Strong Badian Jerktionary Fo' My Own Words!]]". The alternate name is equally overdescriptive: "Count Longardeaux's Strong Badian talkwords for saying from your mouth". For short.
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*Email [[dictionary]] &mdash; Strong Bad's dictionary is entitled "[[Count Longardeaux's Jerktionary|Count Longardeaux's Strong Badian Jerktionary Fo' My Own Words!]]". The alternate name is equally overdescriptive: "Count Longardeaux's Strong Badian talkwords for saying from your mouth" for short.
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*[[The House That Gave Sucky Tricks]] &mdash; The name of Strong Bad's hypothetical haunted house attraction is called St. Cadaverstump's totally not just an old furniture warehouse Morge-Tuary.
==See Also==
==See Also==
*[[Nondescript Nouns]]
*[[Nondescript Nouns]]
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"As Seen on TV"

Many items within the Homestar Runner universe will be given unusually complex and descriptive names where a simpler title would be acceptable.

[edit] Appearances

[edit] See Also

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