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:Techincally... I think that yes they are companies... private universities are likely 501(c)3's (non-profit, is that the right #?) and public universities are usually considered independent governmental organizations in and of themselves... so I think they can be considered "companies"... ? (Universities can hold patents, make money, get sued, and can even have bad customer service!) --[[User:Stux|Stux]] 05:23, 23 November 2005 (UTC)
:Techincally... I think that yes they are companies... private universities are likely 501(c)3's (non-profit, is that the right #?) and public universities are usually considered independent governmental organizations in and of themselves... so I think they can be considered "companies"... ? (Universities can hold patents, make money, get sued, and can even have bad customer service!) --[[User:Stux|Stux]] 05:23, 23 November 2005 (UTC)
::Hehe... you don't have to tell me about that last one! —[[User:AbdiViklas|AbdiViklas]] 05:43, 23 November 2005 (UTC)
::Hehe... you don't have to tell me about that last one! —[[User:AbdiViklas|AbdiViklas]] 05:43, 23 November 2005 (UTC)
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can someone please upload a picture of the "romans" from the sbemail "highschool"?

Revision as of 16:26, 11 February 2006

Contents

Questions

Okay. Rejects only has like 3 things to go in it, so does it get its own page? Also, in the "Who?" section, there are a whole lot of "characters", so that would get its own page....right? -- AgentSeethroo 15:18, 16 Aug 2004 (MST)

Hmm. I'm looking at the page now... Yeah, I don't know. I don't think they need their own page if we are going to have the Cheat Commandos on this page too. I know there's those bands there too. We might want to do something with them. Or at least adjust the section heading level. And it sure seems like there's a lot on this page. I think furrykef has something in mind though. Whatcha up to, Kef? -- Tom 15:48, 16 Aug 2004 (MST)

I don't really have anything in mind. I just wanted to get the stuff indexed to make it easier to tell what's missing. - furrykef 09:14, 17 Aug 2004 (MST)

Arg. Okay...personally, I like the smallerer pages. They're less...big...and ugly. I dunno though...it may look too sparse if we split up the thing into lotsa pages... -- AgentSeethroo 10:15, 17 Aug 2004 (MST)

I think the rejects page was a good idea for all those "grey-area" characters places and things. But it seems to have been destroyed. What happened to it, and how was that decided upon? --Ogog

Oops. Please note that this conversation happened last August. Currently there are no more rejects. This was "decided upon" mostly here. -- Tom 19:38, 18 Jan 2005 (MST)

Pom Pom link

Can I fix that Pom Pom link? it's buggin' the snot outta me. -- AgentSeethroo 16:02, 19 Aug 2004 (MST)

Yeah, go ahead, I don't know what was going on there. -- Tom 16:20, 19 Aug 2004 (MST)

Character page official format

We need to come up with one. There's a lot of variation between the several character pages. I haven't followed the format for the few I did recently, simply because I couldn't see what the format should've been. — wikisig.gif Joey (talk·edits) 10:17, 24 Aug 2004 (MST)

The format on Strong Bad and Homestar Runner seems fine to me. But I think we should limit each character page to one picture. -- InterruptorJones 10:47, 24 Aug 2004 (MST)
I kinda wanna just nuke the galleries, too. — wikisig.gif Joey (talk·edits) 10:49, 24 Aug 2004 (MST)
You'll hear no complaints from me. -- InterruptorJones 10:53, 24 Aug 2004 (MST)

I want to know what happened to the halloween costume lists :) On the old wiki, each character had listed what they dressed up as each year for halloween.. It's been five years and TBC do not appear daunted in their love to painstakingly dress up the characters every year. Should the costume lists be added back on, nearby the 'aka' lists? MetaStar 02:11, 31 Oct 2004 (MST)

As a followup, even the halloween toon pages lack a breakdown of who dressed up as what. If noone else feels up to it, let me know it's allowed and I'll add tasteful lists both to the characters' pages and the 'ween pages. MetaStar 02:14, 31 Oct 2004 (MST)

Stickly Man

Please discuss in Talk:Stickly Man before editing Stickly Man's status as the 20x6 Poopsmith.

Brief descriptions?

I've added brief descriptions to the computers, similar to the links in the AKA section to the real characters represented by the 20x6 and 1936 crew. Are the brief descriptions of the computer appropriate on this page, adding to the usefulness of the information; or should we be trying to keep the size and scope of index pages to a minimum? Render

Character Heights

In the facts Strong Bad's computer analysis reveals that Strong Mad is 88 inches tall and 88 inches wide. Actually he's about 7.25% taller than he is wide. Anyway, I did a height comparison for all the characters based on Strong Mad's height being 88 inches, using The House That Gave Sucky Treats as a reference. Here's what I got:

CharacterHeight
Strong Mad7'4"
The Cheat3'0"
Marzipan7'4"
King of Town5'0"
Coach Z6'6"
Homestar6'8"
Homsar4'7"
Poopsmith7'5"
Pom Pom7'7"
Strong Bad5'5"
Strong Sad6'6"

Anyway the numbers were a little disappointing, as Strong Bad was indicated to be less than 4'0" tall in Strong Bad Is In Jail Cartoon, so I wasn't really sure if there was any way to incorporate this information into the site. I might run the numbers again using Strong Bad's height as 4'0" and see what I get.

Interesting calculations. I've dabbled in the height thing a bit myself. Check out the forum post. Of course, I think it would be rather difficult to come up with anything definite. -- Tom 20:07, 30 Sep 2004 (MST)
Another reference point for the character heights is that The Cheat is 1'2", as revealed in Where's The Cheat? --Paliosun 18:51, 17 Oct 2004 (MST)
Don't forget that Pom Pom's ID says he is 6'2" 67.161.224.65
The Cheat (sort of) puts Strong Mad as 6' in 'i she be'.
Dude, you have way to much free time. Get a hobby.
Nah, kudos go out to whoever did this -BazookaJoe 03:46, 9 Jul 2005 (UTC)
This is his hobby.

Where my ideas reallly that bad?

What's wrong the Different Town and Virus sections?

Simply put, they were all only seen once. --thatkidsam 18:43, 4 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Character Evolution

Shouldn't there be a link to each character's Evolution on their character page? Seems like it should go in the bar at the bottom, but I don't know how to put it there. --Pianoplayerontheroof

Links in header lines

In my opinion, linking header lines is more convenient and less awkward than "Something is something something". --Trogga 16:07, 7 Mar 2005 (MST)

The Guys You Don't See Anymore

There are alot of old, un-named "characters" that have a one paragraph pages just for them. Can we just make a full, long page about all of those? they are Unnamed Girl, Homeschool Winner, The Unguraits, Dijjery-Doo, The Robot, the guys in the back of the arena and maybe Mr. Bland and Señor (as they appeared in flashback). We did it for Teen Girl Squad and The King of Town... E.L. Cool 12:21, 25 May 2005 (UTC)

Can someone please replay?? E.L. Cool 05:57, 3 Jun 2005 (UTC)
I agree, unnamed characters it is! User:Stongbah
So I'm on it! E.L. Cool 16:13, 3 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Galleries

Would it be feasable to add small 'gallary format' pictures beside some of the character categories, as seen on such pages as Toilets and The Cheat's Head Exploding? It might help in the quest to clean up this page a bit. Thunderbird 22:39, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)

I tried it out on the Main Characters, and it seems the only problem might be people clicking on the pictures trying to reach the articles. Should we revert it and try something else, or do the same to the rest of the page? I'm voting for the latter. Thunderbird 22:48, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
I think that looks fine. Is there a way to make the pictures link to a page, or is that the only way? But I really think it looks fine, I think if all of the other ones are like that, it would look alot cleaner--minibaseball.png Bkmlb(talk to me·stuff I did) 22:52, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
Me too, but I'm curious about the picture link. Does anyone know if it's possible to link to the page instead? Thunderbird 22:53, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
There's a way to link the pictures, but there's a lot of coding involved. I'm sure given time I could get it done if you want. small_logo.pngUsername-talk 22:54, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
That would be excellent, or at least do the first one as a sample, and I'm sure somebody could copy the format for the rest. Then in that case, the only downside to the gallaries, would be this page is gonna get a bit longer. But all in all I think it's an improvement. Thunderbird 22:57, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
After some frustration and trial and error, I have found that the gallery format does not allow linking of images to separate pages. This project would ionvolve uploading many new images and and placing them manually where they belong. Myself being unable to work with images very well, I regret to inform you that my task cannot be completed as expected. Sorry. small_logo.pngUsername-talk 23:09, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
That's okay, I think this will still work well. Thanks for the attempt. Thunderbird 23:21, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)

I think the new gallery format looks outstanding! I reorganized the order just a bit, placing all the characters of the "real" universe before those in the "invented" universes (e.g. TGS and Cheat Commandos). Also, the Chaps have stated that Senor Cardgage is a real and separate character now, not just an alternate version of Strong Bad. Last, I moved bands and companies to a groups section, because they seemed to be taking up a lot of space without actually being characters. — It's dot com 05:40, 4 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Well, it look nice and all, but... I feel like a little child, you know? Not knowing how to read so I have to use pretty pictures to find out where I want to go. I think it made the page cluttered up and take longer to scroll. I don't hate it, but I'm not vary fond of it neither. Elcool (talk)(contribs) 08:38, 4 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Well it can be interpreted that way, yes. But we still have to think of the anonys, those that come to learn a bit here and there. They might not all know all the names, that could be why they're here in the first place. Plus it's alot faster to find a certain character, you just scroll down quickly and watch for a glimpse of the guy you're looking for. The worst thing is that the pictures don't link to the articles. I'm thinking maybe if somebody goes through all the pictures, and insures that the summary includes a bolded link to the main article, this'll probably be a good thing. Thunderbird 11:05, 5 Sep 2005 (UTC)
You'r right. For all the new ones it's all good. And tomorow after school maybe I'll start working on those links. I like gnoming :) Elcool (talk)(contribs) 19:30, 5 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Half of the links are done. And you know what? I've take it to myself to caption correctly every freacking picture in the wiki! It would be long, it would be hard and maybe I'll need some help. but I can do it! Elcool (talk)(contribs) 04:03, 7 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Why? What gain would that get us? Most of the captions are fine, thanks. --Shadow Hog 04:12, 7 Sep 2005 (UTC)
I think it's a good idea. It'll allow us to search pictures more easily. Rock rock on. Homestar Coderhomestar-coder-sig.gif 07:15, 7 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Anybody else think TMBG need a different picture? Like, one that at least shows their entire faces? — User:ACupOfCoffee@ 06:44, 17 November 2005 (UTC)

Folk Tale World

Should we really have all those Folk Tale World characters here? All of them except Saddy Dumpington link to the same page. We can move Saddy Dumpington to Other Alternates and the Folk Tale World page to Related Pages. -Lotionman 01:30, 24 Sep 2005 (UTC)Lotionman

Having the other characters fills out the section. Most of the secions are about 9–12 pictures big, and so even with all the Folk Tale World characters, this one's size is about par for the course. The point of all these galleries is to showcase all the various worlds and characters. The only reason we group things like minor Teen Girl Squad characters into one picture is that there's so many of them it would be ridiculous to try and show them all on this page. Also, even though the links for the Folk Tale characters mostly point to the same page, they don't all point to the same spot on that page. — It's dot com 05:40, 24 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Little Girl Location

I moved her from Misc. Characters to Site Contributers, along with Missy and Ryan. I think she fits in better there. Thunderbird 06:58, 5 November 2005 (UTC)

Good move, looks much better there. -- Tom 07:59, 5 November 2005 (UTC)

Contributors

Is it appropriate for the Contributors to be in the characters page? Since they themselves are not necessarily characters (unless they were part of the Peasant's quest trailer, or Limozeen, in which case they should be referred to by their character names, not their real names). I think this section deserves its own page. --Stux 15:39, 11 November 2005 (UTC)

P.S. who is Ruby Red Productions? It is listed as a contributor. --Stux 15:40, 11 November 2005 (UTC)

In a few days I want to be create a Contributors page and take aforementioned section there, and then link it from the Related Pages subsection.--Stux 16:14, 12 November 2005 (UTC)

Minor Alternate Versions?

I'm wondering if some of the characters showing up in Other Alternates should instead in be in Minor Alternate Versions? With the exception of Strong Bad's made-up animals, I think virtually all of these qualify as Minor Alternates. Anyone else agree? — Image:kskunk_fstandby.gif KieferSkunk (talk) — 21:00, 16 November 2005 (UTC)

Staff Characters

Listing Mike and Matt Chapman in the same page as Homestar and Strong Bad is... odd. They're staff, not actual H*R characters like the rest of 'em. Shouldn't real people who help H*R be listed on their own page? They aren't really "characters." - Joshua 22:53, 20 November 2005 (UTC)

Yeah, that is odd. But note that "Real Bands" is there too, along with Real Companies. Maybe the page title is no longer accurate? —AbdiViklas 23:12, 20 November 2005 (UTC)
I mentioned the same thing a few comments above in the Contributors section. --Stux 23:32, 20 November 2005 (UTC)
Yes, but no one seemed to notice it, unfortunately. Anyway, we don't need to change this page's name; just move the contributers to the Contributors page Stux menionted earlier. - Joshua
I'm guessing this sounds like some sort of consensus... --Stux 00:53, 21 November 2005 (UTC)
Okay! it's been moved! Feel free to check it out! No, seriously, feel free to check it out! I didn't modify it much, just pasted it in there, added categories, and spruced up header a bit. Oh and I inserted a rather lackluster introduction to the page. --Stux 01:12, 21 November 2005 (UTC)

The Brothers Strong

The Brothers Strong Entry in the Organizations page has no link... this should link to something, where does it mention the Brothers Strong as being an origanization? Where's the picture from? (The picture links to caper, it says that's where it's from, but that is all) --Stux 03:46, 23 November 2005 (UTC)

See Gee En Buisness

In reply to Stux, maybe CGNU hasn't been in "Fictional Companies" before now because educational institutions aren't companies (certainly not public ones). I'm not sure it should be taken off, though.

Techincally... I think that yes they are companies... private universities are likely 501(c)3's (non-profit, is that the right #?) and public universities are usually considered independent governmental organizations in and of themselves... so I think they can be considered "companies"... ? (Universities can hold patents, make money, get sued, and can even have bad customer service!) --Stux 05:23, 23 November 2005 (UTC)
Hehe... you don't have to tell me about that last one! —AbdiViklas 05:43, 23 November 2005 (UTC)

romans

can someone please upload a picture of the "romans" from the sbemail "highschool"?

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