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Everett, MA</blockquote>
Everett, MA</blockquote>
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''{Strong Bad pronounces MA as "ma".}''
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''{Strong Bad pronounces MA as "ma."}''
   
   
'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{typing}'' Yep. I remember those days, Mike. Those were good days... ''{sniffs}'' good days. ''{The email shrinks to the center of the screen with a powering-down noise.}''
'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{typing}'' Yep. I remember those days, Mike. Those were good days... ''{sniffs}'' good days. ''{The email shrinks to the center of the screen with a powering-down noise.}''
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*At the end of the email, click on the contrast buttons to make the broken monitor spark and flash.  
*At the end of the email, click on the contrast buttons to make the broken monitor spark and flash.  
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**Pressing the left contrast button causes the broken cathode ray tube to flash bright white.  
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**Pressing the left contrast button causes the broken bulb-like component in the center to flash bright white.  
**Pressing the right contrast button causes the green wire to jump and spark.
**Pressing the right contrast button causes the green wire to jump and spark.
==Fun Facts==
==Fun Facts==
===Trivia===
===Trivia===
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*This is the first instance of [[Strong Bad's computer malfunctioning]].
*This is the first instance of [[Strong Bad's computer malfunctioning]].
*This email marks the first appearance of Strong Sad's new mouth movement style.
*This email marks the first appearance of Strong Sad's new mouth movement style.
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*The [[YouTube]] description for this email is "The first of many times Strong Bad has to deal with explosion-prone computers."
 
===Remarks===
===Remarks===
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*If the Flash file is paused during the explosion, it can be seen that the "explosion" is just glass shards overlapped on the screen.
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*If the flash file is paused during the explosion, it can be seen that the "explosion" is just glass shards overlapped on the screen.
*As Strong Bad flies across the room, he passes the same door and window several times. Repeating backgrounds are common in low-budget animation.
*As Strong Bad flies across the room, he passes the same door and window several times. Repeating backgrounds are common in low-budget animation.
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*When Strong Bad is talking to Strong Sad, Strong Bad's mouth is unusually small.
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*When Strong Bad is talking to Strong Sad, his mouth is unusually small.
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*When Strong Sad is seen upside-down, he appears to be angry.
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*The spinning fan inside the exploded Tandy at the end doesn't seem to be attached to anything else, and is just floating in midair.
*The spinning fan inside the exploded Tandy at the end doesn't seem to be attached to anything else, and is just floating in midair.
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*Most computers need fans, but gears of the size shown are never found in a home computer. This is likely a joke referring to [[Strong Bad's Technology|Strong Bad's taste for old computers]].
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*Most computers need fans, but gears of the size shown are never found in a home computer. This is likely a joke referring to Strong Bad's taste for old computers.
*As of [[sisters]], the Tandy's exploded screen is shown as if it was never shattered, but instead it is shown as slightly cracked.
*As of [[sisters]], the Tandy's exploded screen is shown as if it was never shattered, but instead it is shown as slightly cracked.
*It is unusual for the back link to be on the screen, as the [[Wikipedia:Cathode ray tube|picture tube]] of the Tandy is facing the table and most likely broken.
*It is unusual for the back link to be on the screen, as the [[Wikipedia:Cathode ray tube|picture tube]] of the Tandy is facing the table and most likely broken.
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===Goofs===
===Goofs===
[[Image:Tandy 400 Exploding.png|thumb| Misplaced head and glass shards.]]
[[Image:Tandy 400 Exploding.png|thumb| Misplaced head and glass shards.]]
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*When you click the left contrast button at the end of the email, the rainbow star logo disappears until the animation is done, along with the word "Contrast".
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*When you click the left contrast button at the end of the email, the rainbow star logo disappears until the animation is done, along with the word "Contrast."
**As well, the contrast buttons, the back link and a glass shard from the Tandy's monitor remain on top of the flash of light.
**As well, the contrast buttons, the back link and a glass shard from the Tandy's monitor remain on top of the flash of light.
***However, in the DVD version, these goofs had been fixed.
***However, in the DVD version, these goofs had been fixed.
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===Inside References===
===Inside References===
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*Strong Bad receives another email signed with the word [[Crapfully Yours|crap]]; this is the last time he reads such a signature without expressing his displeasure at it.
*Strong Bad receives another email signed with the word [[Crapfully Yours|crap]]; this is the last time he reads such a signature without expressing his displeasure at it.
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*As this is Strong Bad Email 33, the phrase "Super Great" (said twice) at the beginning could be a reference to [[butt IQ]], the third email, in which Strong Bad states that "on a scale of 1 to awesome, [he is] 'Super Great'."
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*As this is Strong Bad Email 33, The phrase "Super Great" (said twice) at the beginning could be a reference to [[butt IQ]], the third email, in which Strong Bad states that "on a scale of 1 to awesome, [he is] 'Super Great.'"
===Real-World References===
===Real-World References===
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===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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*The Tandy's [[explosion]] and Strong Bad's flying backward were featured in in [[personal favorites]], as well as the explosions montage in [[hremail3184]].
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*The Tandy's explosion and Strong Bad's flying backward were featured in the explosions montage in [[hremail3184]]. It was also featured in [[personal favorites]].
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==DVD Version==
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*Instead of clicking on the contrast buttons to make pieces of the computer short-circuit/explode, the malfunctions happen without user interaction.
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==DVD and YouTube Versions==
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==YouTube Version==
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*The back button does not appear, and the broken cathode ray tube will flash once after The Paper comes down (as if the contrast knob had been clicked).
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*The Malfunctions happen without interaction, much like the DVD version.
==External Links==
==External Links==

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