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Given that [[Halloween]] is one of the main holidays celebrated in the [[Homestar Runner universe]], it's no surprise that '''[[Wikipedia:pumpkins|pumpkins]]''' have been featured quite prominently, both in the Halloween [[toons]], and in other small features related to halloween, most especially the annually updated [[Punkin Stencils]]. They have been carved, [[The Cheat Gnawing|gnawed]], and even been the trigger for [[Easter eggs]]. In addition, two popular mispronunciations for the word have come to exist.
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Given that [[Halloween]] is one of the main holidays celebrated in the [[Homestar Runner universe]], it's no surprise that '''{{w|pumpkins}}''' have been featured quite prominently, both in the Halloween [[toons]], and in other small features related to halloween, most especially the annually updated [[Punkin Stencils]]. They have been carved, [[The Cheat Gnawing|gnawed]], and even been the trigger for [[Easter eggs]]. In addition, two popular mispronunciations for the word have come to exist.
==Notable Appearances==
==Notable Appearances==
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*[[Fan Stuff]] — One of the photos features a pumpkin carved to look like [[Homestar Runner]]'s head with the caption "[[Seriously]], Pom-Pom, I'm a total pumpkin."
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*[[Fan Stuff]] {{--}} One of the photos features a pumpkin carved to look like [[Homestar Runner]]'s head with the caption "[[Seriously]], [[Pom Pom|Pom-Pom]], I'm a total pumpkin."
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*[[Homestarloween Party]] — [[The Poopsmith]] is bobbing for pumpkins.
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*[[Homestarloween Party]] {{--}} [[The Poopsmith]] is bobbing for pumpkins.
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*[[The House That Gave Sucky Treats]] — The traditional [[Homsar]] Easter egg is triggered by giving the Poopsmith the pumpkin instead of a treat.
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*[[The House That Gave Sucky Treats]] {{--}} The traditional [[Homsar]] Easter egg is triggered by giving the Poopsmith the pumpkin instead of a treat.
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*[[Chinese Food Toons Menu]] — The description for Homestarloween Party reads, "Pumpkin and sweetbread. Comes w/ punch."
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*[[Lucky Toons Menu]] {{--}} The description for Homestarloween Party reads, "Pumpkin and sweetbread. Comes w/ punch."
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*[[Pumpkin Carve-nival]] — The toon revolves around a pumpkin carving contest.
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*[[Pumpkin Carve-nival]] {{--}} The toon revolves around a pumpkin carving contest.
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*[[Punkin Stencils]] — An annually updated feature, which presents pumpkins with [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]]-related images [[The Cheat Gnawing|gnawed]] into them, and stencils for making them.
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*[[Punkin Stencils]] {{--}} An annually updated feature, which presents pumpkins with [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]]-related images gnawed into them, and stencils for making them.
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*[[Malloween Commercial]] — An Easter egg shows a photo of a pumpkin carved to look like [[Marshie]].
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*[[Malloween Commercial]] {{--}} An Easter egg shows a photo of a pumpkin carved to look like [[Marshie]].
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*[[3 Times Halloween Funjob]] — One of the ways to trigger the [[Stinkoman]] Easter egg is by giving [[Coach Z]] and [[Bubs]] the pumpkin instead of a treat.
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*[[3 Times Halloween Funjob]] {{--}} One of the ways to trigger the [[Stinkoman]] Easter egg is by giving [[Coach Z]] and [[Bubs]] the pumpkin instead of a treat.
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*[[That A Ghost]] — [[The Homestar Runner]], [[Fat Dudley]], and [[Old-Timey Marzipan]] go to a "[[punkin patch]]" in search of a [[Old-Timey Ghost|ghost]].
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*[[That a Ghost]] {{--}} [[The Homestar Runner]], [[Fat Dudley]], and [[Old-Timey Marzipan]] go to a "[[punkin patch]]" in search of a [[Old-Timey Ghost|ghost]].
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*[[Homestar vs. Little Girl 2]] — Homestar and [[Little Girl]] appear to be in a pumpkin patch. In addition, Little Girl is dressed as a pumpkin.
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*[[Homestar vs. Little Girl 2]] {{--}} Homestar and [[Little Girl]] appear to be in a pumpkin patch. In addition, Little Girl is dressed as a pumpkin.
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*[[More Fan Costumes]] — A pumpkin carved to look like the [[Jibblies Painting]] gives [[Strong Bad]] the [[Jibblies]].
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*[[More Fan Costumes]] {{--}} A pumpkin carved to look like the [[Jibblies Painting]] gives [[Strong Bad]] the [[Jibblies]].
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*[[Fan Costumes '08]] — An incorrectly linked Easter egg features a photo of a pumpkin carved to look like [[Peacey P]].
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*[[Fan Costumes '08]] {{--}} An incorrectly linked Easter egg features a photo of a pumpkin carved to look like [[Peacey P]].
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*[[Decomposing Pumpkins]] — [[Brainkrieg]] sing about throwing rotting pumpkins for not giving out good candy.
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*[[Decomposing Pumpkins]] {{--}} [[Brainkrieg]] sing about throwing rotting pumpkins for not giving out good candy.
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*[[Punkin Show]] — Homestar rates fan-submitted pumpkins after an open call for entries.
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*[[Punkin Show]] {{--}} Homestar rates fan-submitted pumpkins after an open call for entries.
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*[[I Killed Pom Pom]] — Homestar mistakes a deflated inflatable jack-o'-lantern for [[Pom Pom]]'s corpse.
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*[[I Killed Pom Pom]] {{--}} Homestar mistakes a deflated [[Inflatable Pumpkin|inflatable jack-o'-lantern]] for Pom Pom's corpse.
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*[[Halloween Hide & Seek]] — Homestar fools [[Marzipan]] into thinking that a [[whatsit]]-covered pumpkin is a "roasted browned pumpkin" to get her out of [[Marzipan's House|her house]].
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*[[Halloween Hide & Seek]] {{--}} Homestar fools [[Marzipan]] into thinking that a [[whatsit]]-covered pumpkin is a "roasted browned pumpkin" to get her out of [[Marzipan's House|her house]].
==Mispronunciations of Pumpkin==
==Mispronunciations of Pumpkin==
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An incorrect pronunciation and spelling of "pumpkin" usually used to make a [[character]] sound more [[old-timey]].
An incorrect pronunciation and spelling of "pumpkin" usually used to make a [[character]] sound more [[old-timey]].
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*[[Punkin Stencils]] — The title is an instance. In addition, in the 2009 edition, if you click on [[Old-Timey Strong Bad]], The Homestar Runner describes what he would do if he had carved a punkin like that.
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*[[Punkin Stencils]] {{--}} The title is an instance. In addition, in the 2009 edition, if [[Old-Timey Strong Bad]] is clicked on, The Homestar Runner describes what he would do if he had carved a punkin like that.
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*[[That A Ghost]] — The Old-Timey gang go to the punkin patch, and The Homestar Runner asks Old-Timey Marzipan if she's afraid of punkins.
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*[[That a Ghost]] {{--}} The Old-Timey gang go to the punkin patch, and The Homestar Runner asks Old-Timey Marzipan if she's afraid of punkins.
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*[[Punkin Show]] — The title is another instance.
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*[[Punkin Show]] {{--}} The title is another instance.
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*[[Decemberween Dangeresque]] — [[Dangeresque (character)|Dangeresque]] says "punkin spice".
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*[[Decemberween Dangeresque]] {{--}} [[Dangeresque (character)|Dangeresque]] says that the Santaman's Chimney is "the new punkin spice".
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*[[Halloween Hide & Seek]] — The pumpkin item is referred to as a punkin.
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*[[Halloween Hide & Seek]] {{--}} The pumpkin item is referred to as a punkin.
===Pumpakin===
===Pumpakin===
Usually used for [[Halloween]]-related [[page titles]].
Usually used for [[Halloween]]-related [[page titles]].
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*[[Pumpkin Carve-nival]] — The page title is "A Pumpakin Carve-nival". In the toon, [[Homestar]] tells [[The Cheat]] to ask [[Strong Mad]] "[[why come]] he didn't carve his pumpakin".
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*[[Pumpkin Carve-nival]] {{--}} The page title is "A Pumpakin Carve-nival". In the toon, Homestar tells [[The Cheat]] to ask [[Strong Mad]] "[[why come]] he didn't carve his pumpakin".
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*[[Punkin Stencils]] — The page title from 2003 through 2008 was "Make-a Your Own-a Pumpakin!".
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*[[Punkin Stencils]] {{--}} The page title from 2003 through 2008 was "Make-a Your Own-a Pumpakin!".
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*[[Halloween Hide & Seek]] — Homestar calls the pumpkin a "perfectly good pumpakin" when he picks it up.
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*[[Halloween Hide & Seek]] {{--}} Homestar calls the pumpkin a "perfectly good pumpakin" when he picks it up.
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[[Category:Irregular Pronunciations]]
[[Category:Irregular Pronunciations]]
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[[Category:Object running gags]]

Current revision as of 06:51, 28 September 2022

"Good prize! Ding!"

Given that Halloween is one of the main holidays celebrated in the Homestar Runner universe, it's no surprise that pumpkins have been featured quite prominently, both in the Halloween toons, and in other small features related to halloween, most especially the annually updated Punkin Stencils. They have been carved, gnawed, and even been the trigger for Easter eggs. In addition, two popular mispronunciations for the word have come to exist.

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[edit] Notable Appearances

[edit] Mispronunciations of Pumpkin

[edit] Punkin

"Scared of what? Punkins? They're just punkins."

An incorrect pronunciation and spelling of "pumpkin" usually used to make a character sound more old-timey.

[edit] Pumpakin

Usually used for Halloween-related page titles.

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