Strong Sad's Lament

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Strong Sad's Litany of Crushed Hopes and Dreams

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This is a secret area on the Homestar Runner website. You can access this by watching the email website, then entering Strong Bad's page, scrolling to the bottom and clicking on the F10 button. It was updated for the first time in 17 months on August 5, 2004. Apparently, Strong Sad forgot the password for a while. It's "gray_n_grey584".

Tag lines

  • Pre Aug. 7th: "Dancin-a with myseh-helf wah wah wah-o."
  • Aug 7th: "Everybody dies frustrated and sad, and that is beautiful"
  • Aug. 12th: "When you grow up, your heart dies."
  • Aug. 26: "You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake."


  • The first avatar is the Irish author Oscar Wilde.
  • The second avatar, with the white face and spikey black hair, is Morpheus, or Dream of the Endless, from Neil Gaiman's Sandman series of comic books.
  • The third avatar is the character Graf "Count" Orlok from the silent movie Nosferatu.
  • The fourth avatar (added Aug. 12th) is Lydia from the Beetlejuice cartoon.
  • The fifth avatar (Added Aug. 19th) is Corporal Walter (Radar) O'Reilly from the hit TV series M*A*S*H.
  • The sixth avatar (Added Aug 26th) is Neil... something.

Fun Facts

  • When depressio first came out, you could get it by emailing Strong Sad.
  • If you click on the "user profile" link and then click the "None" link next to friends you get to dig around in Strong Sad's fond reminiscences box under his bed.
  • Info:
Name: Strong Sad
AOL IM: depressio111117
Quote: "Each day we die a little more."
Interests: Listening, Books, Listening to books, Calligraphy, Poetry, Safety, Being alone, Arts, Crafts, Arts b/w Crafts
Friends: None
  • For a short while on August 12th, 2004, heading to the front page of Homestar Runner (that is, the "come on in"/"watch intro" page) would instead bring up Strong Sad's blog. It was fixed before long, however. It's not certain if it was an accident or intentional, but given that it blocked all access to the site for a short period of time (without sneaking through the "404'd" pages), it's likely an accident.
    • Or was when the aforementioned accidental front-page mix-up occured, and will be again when TBC reupload it to the correct URL. Currently it's in the main directory ( but it links to it from the Strong Sad Blog folder (


Strong Sad's music of choice as he posts in his blog: (in order)

  • Thursday - "Understanding in a Car Crash"
  • Thursday - "Concealer"
  • Matthew Sweet - "Altered Beast"
  • The Smiths - "Meat Is Murder"
  • Pet Shop Boys - "Discography: The Complete Singles Collection"
  • Jerry Goldsmith - "The Poltergeist Motion Picture Score"
  • The Promise Ring - "Say Goodbye Good"
  • Butch Willis - "I'm the Kitty Cat"
  • Godspeed You Black Emperor - "I can't tell where one song stops and the next one starts"
  • Angelo Badalamenti - "Twin Peaks Fire Walk With Me Soundtrack"
  • Frank Zappa - "Uncle Meat"
  • Peter Murphy - "Holy Smoke"
  • Strong Sad's own remix - "The writings of Gregor Mendel read over some old Brian Eno stuff"
  • Bowie at the Beeb - "Five Years"
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