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This article is about the character and running gag. For the song, see Everybody to the Limit. For the Strong Bad Email, see i love you.
Love from Fhqwhgads
"Say it with a flourish. Fuh-HOO-qwah-gahds."

Fhqwhgads is the shortened version of "fhqwhgadshgnsdhjsdbkhsdabkfabkveybvf", the signature of the sender of the Strong Bad Email "i love you".

The nonsensical name appears to be meaningless, random typing as many letters in this name are next to each other on a typical QWERTY keyboard. When replying to the email, Strong Bad shortened the unwieldy 36-letter name to "fhqwhgads"; the full-length version of the name is so long that Strong Bad painted a picture of a Guy with a Big Knife in the same amount of time it took to pronounce it.

The correct pronunciation is "fuh-HOO-qwah-gahds" (IPA: /fə·ˈhʊ·kwə·ɡɑːdz/), shown in an Easter egg at the end of sibbie where Strong Bad gives Homestar Runner, Coach Z and Strong Mad a lesson in pronouncing "fhqwhgads".

[edit] "Everybody to the Limit"

Strong Bad wrote a song about Fhqwhgads, entitled "Everybody to the Limit", which The Cheat directed a music video for. The repetition of the name in the song lyrics has led to "Fhqwhgads" being used as an alternative title, such as in the karaoke video. Although vague about who or what Fhqwhgads is, the song and video portray Fhqwhgads as an unpopular, pathetic fan of Strong Bad trying to imitate him and enjoy his popularity; Strong Bad mentions at the end of the song that he actually feels sorry for Fhqwhgads.

A gold record of the song was seen in your friends, indicating the song had sold over 500,000 copies. Strong Bad's "Live from West Reykjavik" performance of this song was included on the album Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits. Due to the song's lasting success, Strong Bad proposed a sequel for its tenth anniversary in Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 17.2; called "Let's Fhqwhgads Again", the song primarily consists of repeating "fhqwhgads" and referencing "Everybody to the Limit" (much to the dissatisfaction of the Visor Robot).

In Main Page 22, samples of the Visor Robot saying "fhqwhgads" from "Everybody to the Limit" are used.

[edit] Atari Dragon

"I see you jockin' me."

In the music video for "Everybody to the Limit", Fhqwhgads is portrayed by an illustration of the Atari Dragon. This interpretation of Fhqwhgads has stuck, with later references to the name being accompanied by the dragon.

A Strong Bad Email fan convention called FHQWHfest is mentioned in the email fan club. The poster for the event includes a picture of the Atari Dragon, with guests including several figures from Strong Bad Emails such as Abdi LaRue, Lem Sportsinterviews, A. Chimendez, and six of the ten Dans.

[edit] Appearances

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