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[edit] Easter eggs

How the heck do you get easter eggs to appear? and come out. --GIR LOVER 211 01:22, 21 June 2008 (UTC)Gir lover

Its one of a variety of ways...the ways are usually found on the emails' and toons' DVD Version headlines. Look near the bottom of a toon's page for the DVD Version headline...if its not their, it's probably not on a DVD yet. DevonM(talk·cont-ribs) 02:44, 21 June 2008 (UTC)
Or, more specifically: in-toon pop-up eggs appear by changing the camera angle as you watch. At-the-end eggs appear by highlighting the appropriate icon (Strong Bad on strongbad_email.exe, and the H*R logo on Everything Else) and selecting it to play (this may not work on all DVD players). Eggs that lead to full scenes in toons (Homsar's Halloween appearances, Homsar's appearance in dragon) are incorporated directly into the toon, and don't require anything to select them. --DorianGray 04:44, 21 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Release Dates

This edit was recently made, with an observation that DVD exclusives don't include release dates. Should we go ahead and add dates to all of these pages? On the plus side, it'll make things more convenient for readers, myself included (sometimes I want to know the release date of a DVD thing, and have to go to the DVD page to find out). On the other hand, though, there are 57 DVD exclusives, and this would require editing every single page to avoid random inconsistency. It also might be a bit redundant, since the date of the toon is the same as the DVD. So I neither support nor oppose this change. Possibly leaning toward support. Is this a thing worth doing? hegtcX1.png Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 03:51, 9 October 2019 (UTC)

Leaning toward nah, myself, for the reasons you mentioned: lots of editing to add redundant information. To me, "DVD Exclusive: strongbad_email.exe Disc X" covers it; if you want to know the release date, what you're really looking for is the DVD release date, and all you need to do is click the link to find it. If someone really wants to add dates it would be fine by me, but it's not a task I would feel motivated to undertake myself. Lira (talk) 16:56, 9 October 2019 (UTC)
Leaning very slightly toward yes, if only since almost all toons and games other than DVD exclusives keep their release date on their own page. It would be a lot of work, but the exclusives are also already neatly organized in one place.
I notice Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True has a listed date—which seems like an educated guess based on the character designs—of "2001", which I think should change, while Flashforward lists the date it was originally screened, which should probably stay, given Field Day Intro lists the date of the original Field Day concert. Which brings up another thing: that even though the vast majority have the same release date as their respective DVD, this isn't always the case. DEI DAT VMdatvm center\super contra 21:38, 9 October 2019 (UTC)
No opinion, but regarding the above comment, there is a difference between creation date and release date. Some of the DVD exclusives were probably made earlier, but were unreleased until later for one reason or another. Here on the Wiki we also have things such as Soap Box Doiby, Sbemail 136 Alternate Versions and Peasant's Quest Proposed Sequels, things that were created but never materialized and weren't released until years and years later (Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True also fits). The drafts for Sbemail 136 Alternate Versions was released in 2010, and geddup noise was released in 2005. We can only speculate the relative time these were created by examining details, but it would still be only speculation. -- 68.37.43.131 01:16, 10 October 2019 (UTC)
I have noticed that it's much easier to sort other pages chronologically when the pages of the toons being referenced have the release dates rather than having to look for them on the respective DVD's page. The Knights Who Say Ni 02:18, 16 February 2020 (UTC)
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