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my email!

This was my email that I sent him! He didn't make fun of me! Yaaaaaa Cessna Man! 00:48, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

I can confirm that Cessna Man!'s registered wiki email address contains the word "jake" and that the email was also used to register a website under the name Jake that contains the word "jake". -- Tom 00:59, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
He did make fun of your name. I'm so jealous. Loafing 01:24, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Good Jorb! Little Jakey!--Solwyvern 05:07, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
If this is your e-mail, then I have a question: What did you mean by "resolve all the cliffhangers"? I don't recall there ver being a cliffhanger before. Exhibit A 05:04, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
The end of the KOT game, etc. Retromaniac 16:08, 19 September 2006 (UTC)


Woah, does this mean that there's going to be a new computer? videlectrix.pngGrit7"Meh!"

You'll have to stay tuned to find out. -- Tom 01:16, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
I thought there would be a new new lappy soon. Has been a while!
I'm willing to bet that this was just part of the exaggerated cliffhanger theme of the email, and nothing more. Strong Bad will more than likely have the Lappy back next email, and no explanation will be made as to what happened at the end of this email. --ISlayedTheKerrek 13:10, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Oh, there will be an explanation. You can count on it. It's a two-part suspense story arc like the end of the Compy. And maybe the blood from Lappy's little toe is ketchup, not to be confused with catsup. I don't want Lappy to get replaced. She's had a short run. —BazookaJoe 13:39, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Actually, from animal to today, there were 40 emails on the Lappy. That's actually the same number of emails on the Tandy 400 (from some kinda robot and vacation). MHarrington 21:55, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Maybe Strong Bad could get the Peacey, complete with a peace symbol for a logo. It would come with Windows 1.0. Retromaniac 16:20, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
What number will this so-called Peacey be? I'm betting it will be the Peacey 500 (or more likely the Peacey 586). Also, what will it look like? Maybe one of those thin-screened monitors, like The Cheat's current computer? MHarrington 21:55, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Could this spell the end for the Lappy? Tune in next week to find out! Iiiinteresting...<rubs hands together and chuckles under her breath>. But really, the Lappy has had awhile and I'm wondering what computer Strong Bad's getting next. -Brightstar 20:23, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
The Peacey 586. Retromaniac 22:27, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

well, i think homestar took it, i mean, it's kinda spicsious the way he acted i the easter egg when sb went up to him?-B gal

'nother Batman Parody

The first cliffhanger is a parody of one of those Batman scenes where the villain (Coach Z) tries to unmask Batman (Thnikkaman), however he gets away. This should go in Real World References as well as the Batman page.

True, but this happens to other superheroes as well. Thus, it's TTATOT and not notable. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 02:21, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
However, the announcer for the second cliffhanger is the same one that appeared in fingers, and TBC noted in the commentary for that e-mail that it was, indeed, a parody of Batman. KensterFox 10:41, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Apples and oranges. Qermaq is right. This is TTATOT. It's only notable for the appearance of the announcer, and is not a Batman reference. --ISlayedTheKerrek 13:11, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Whammy speed?

"Then strap in, Strap, and prepare for ramming speed!"

I heard whammy speed, which would fit in with all the other guitar related jokes in that segment. Swimma Dan 02:38, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Hmm. It would certainly make sense. Though I wouldn't edit it in until we can confirm it one way or the other. ~ Bruce 04:28, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
That would be brilliant, but I'm afraid I hear "ramming." —AbdiViklas 04:30, 19 September 2006 (UTC)


1: Correct me if i'm wrong, but I think this is the first time the paper has failed completely to mention the word "email."

2: I believe that this is also the first time anything on Homestarrunner has explicitly said it will have a sequel.

The Dangeresque "trilogy" could be taken as counting against the latter, but I think you're right about the former. (I even clicked it to make sure it wasn't an Easter egg.) —AbdiViklas 04:06, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
In Sick Day, The Paper said "Strong Bad, I can't come in today." Loafing 04:31, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Wouldn't the sequel comment count as another instance of breaking the fourth wall? --Pladams9 16:58, 19 September 2006 (UTC)


Is it possible that rather than the Atari game, the disk in the box is the old MIDI sequencing software "Cakewalk"? That would seem more appropriate for a 486, and the Cheat and Strong Bad do, after all, dabble in music. Generally it seems the precedent of the Floppy Disk Container is to be for games that were distributed for systems that actually used some kind of disk...

Possibly, but it would go against the grain. I'm pretty sure every disk in the Floppy Disk Container thus far has been for a game. Sure, this one happens to be an Atari game instead of a computer game, but heaven knows it wouldn't be the first absurdity in the HsR universe. ~ Bruce 04:31, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Even considering all the other music references in this email?

Leon Powalski

I don't think this is solid enough to put on the page, but the lizard-creature in Strong Bad's mock spaceship reminds me a lot of Leon Powalski from the Star Fox series. Just throwing it out is all. --Jay stuck at home (Talk) 03:58, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

He reminded me of Balok from the original Trek episode The Corbomite Maneuver (and yes, I had to look all that up; all I remembered was "grape-headed alien dude"). —AbdiViklas 04:12, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Ah, but he has the chameleon eyes that your Balok seems to lack. --Jay stuck at home (Talk) 04:18, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Right, and forked tongue. —AbdiViklas 04:29, 19 September 2006 (UTC)


This is the second time a male mentions (or anyone for that matter) becoming pregnant. The Cheat Commandos had the only other one, right?

Yep. I believe you're right. But related, Coach Z once implied that he was a mother. Remember the email Garage Sale? Strong Bad: "Ah ah ah... moms ONLY!" Coach Z: "Oh, then I'm okay to say it!" ~ Bruce 04:37, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Actually, for this one, I think this might be a reference to the episode "Cash" from The Young Ones. In that one, Vyvyan (a male, yes) 'admits' to being pregnant when asked to join the army. The two instances are very similar. (~InvaderJem)


How come in the debut episode of The Thnikkaman ( Monument ) , He takes his Cool Shades off ( Twice ), But in the Cliffhangers episode, Coach Z is trying to reveal The Thnikkaman by taking off the Cool Shades? Wouldn't this mean that The Thnikkaman has already been revealed? .... By himself (?) — Assassinator666 (Talk | contribs) 06:31, 19 September 2006 (left unsigned)

Well spotted. I added this as a remark on the page. Loafing 07:46, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
And doesn't what Coach Z says to Bubs in the Easter Egg about being a "skinny green man" show that he's not wearing a jumpsuit?-MasterTrek 18:20, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

A glitch?

Is it just me, or did the scene with Strong Sad and Homestar take forever? I mean, they just stood at the table staring at each other for about 20 seconds (then Strong Sad finally said something) and then afterwards the word "resolution" hangs on the screen for about another 30 seconds. I don't think the flash was broken because they were blinking all the while. Did this happen to anyone else? Jimmy91 16:54, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Must just be you. The "Resolution" screen lasts all of about 2 seconds, and the two didn't stare at each other for long, either. Are you on dial-up, by any chance? Flash allows the video to start before it's fully loaded, and if you got to that point and the scene hadn't been completely loaded yet, then it's going to pause until it does. They were still blinking because the blinking animation is a "tween"--sort of like a seperate animation "thread" that repeats over and over. ~ Bruce 16:11, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
Yeah, this is something that occasionally happens when you're on dial-up or any other laggy/slow connection; the toon will freeze for a few seconds while waiting for the rest of it to load. Used to happen to me all the time, when I was still stuck on dial-up. Kind of interesting that it froze right at that moment, though - for a second I probably would've thought it was intentional, you know, to heighten the suspense.  :) - Image:TinySaturn2.GIF Saturn 16:46, 19 September 2006 (UTC)
As it happens, I'm not on dial-up, but it probably was my connection. (it seemed a bit laggy) Isn't that kind of thing called buffering, or does that not apply to flash? Jimmy91 16:54, 19 September 2006 (UTC)


This was the best in a while. Well done! Loved the Thnikaman part. Retromaniac 16:09, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

KOT pose

Isn't the pose the KOT is in when he's suspended from the cliff the same one he was in when he was stuck in the tyre swing in Weclome Back? (this may or may not merit a place on the article, but I was just bringing it up). Jimmy91 16:53, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Yus, I noticed that too. I didn't think it was THAT noteworthy, but I have no problem with it being included. --DorianGray
I noticed they tripled up the rope to make it match the width of the tire. - Joshua 17:51, 19 September 2006 (UTC)



I think I found a goof but I want to make sure everyone else is seeing it too before I add it...

During most of the spaceship scene, the green ground is slightly cut off on the left side of the screen, so that a strip of white is visible along the black edge of the frame. Here's a picture in case I'm not making any sense (which... I'm not); you can see it the most at the scene where The Cheat is messing with the CD player. - Image:TinySaturn2.GIF Saturn 19:21, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Definitely a goof. Add it in. --DumDe 19:53, 19 September 2006 (UTC)


I can't see anything that the ropes holding the King of Town and Homsar could've been attached to. Also, as a note, Strong Bad is very skilled at swinging that big knife. --Proxtown 22:36, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Actually, I'm going through it frame by frame right now, and it looks really odd. At first glance, it would seem that they're just knotted on the edge of the cliff. But Strong Bad's knife goes under the cliff, so it would have to be further back. - link_icon.gifThe Joe(Talk) 23:05, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

The Creepy Cliff?

Doesn't the cliff Homsar and The KOT look like the Creepy Cliff from Halloween Potion-Ma-Jig? And Strong Bad looks totally awesoem with that machete with him.

That machete is actually the big knife. Also, the cliff could be te same cliff, but it could also not be --DumDe 23:47, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

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