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[edit] What Is Valor?

Why was my fun-fact about the valor deleted? The CGNU song "asks" 'What is valor?'. I didn't know that either so I looked in Wikipedia. This is a true fun-fact! E.L. Cool 14:03, 9 May 2005 (UTC)

Well noone seems to have come forward with an explanation for deleting it so just stick it back on I say. --Tony Stony 23:43, 11 May 2005 (UTC)

And back it was put. E.L. Cool 14:03, 12 May 2005 (UTC)

And off again! Valor and valor device are different things! -- tomstiff 14:06, 12 May 2005 (UTC)

Oh.. Sorry. I didn't know what valor realy is and valor device was the first thing that came out of Wikipedia. Maybe we could put what Valor is on the fun-facts? E.L. Cool 14:54, 12 May 2005 (UTC)

Done! -- tomstiff 15:02, 12 May 2005 (UTC)

Thank you! E.L. Cool 17:47, 12 May 2005 (UTC)

Strong Bad's tone of voice makes it seem like he's not asking for the definition. Wolf O'Donnel 19:59, 2 November 2019 (UTC)

[edit] Baba O'Riley

Probably not appropriate for the article, but it is cool: At the end of the email, if you scrub your mouse over the first four notes for a while, and then the second four notes for a while, it kind of sounds like the intro to "Baba O'Riley" by the Who.-- 01:38, 8 Sep 2005 (UTC)

[edit] The Chort

There is a remark that states: "This is the first time Coach Z says The Cheat instead of The Chort." While true, I beleive this statement is not entirely accurate of what he is saying. The actual quote from the transcript reads: "Get yer head in the game, The Chort! The Cheat is wide open!"

I beleive it's safe to assume that Coach Z is still calling The Cheat "The Chort", but does indeed say "The Cheat" correctly. I beleive he may either be referring to a "team member" of the opposing team or, (very unlikely) the Cheat himself as a member of his own team (and thus pronouncing his name right). I think the remark should read: "This is the first time we hear Coach Z say The Cheat correctly. However, he is likely not referring to The Cheat himself."

--Stux 19:08, 23 Sep 2005 (UTC)

[edit] Mario

The tab key can be used to play a truncated version of the Super Mario Brothers theme. It requries a sense of timeing but the theme is farily reecognizeble. Can anybody reproduce this, I'm not very musical but have heard the Mario theme endlessly.
A semi regesterd user: Aaron

The tab order in Flash is automatically generated – if the tab order does something funny it's not TBC's doing. I can't reproduce it here, but it could be that my version of Flash gives the notes a different tab order than yours does... or maybe I'm not getting the timing right or something... Seems to be a coincidence, either way. --phlip TC 11:23, 25 June 2006 (UTC)
Aight, I dont know anything about programing flash and I did notice that those note combos appear in many tunes. It Just seems too perfect though, well I guess I'll just enjoy it then.
there are two places where it resembles the mario theme, but even those are not the actual notes in the theme, the just sound like it. csours 05:30, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

[edit] Homestar's knees tech

Could Homestar's Knees Tech be reffering to Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True, when The Cheat hit Homestar on the knees with a baseball bat in order to help Strong Bad win a race? Andrew911 18:57, 13 October 2006 (UTC)

While I think that is possible, I think it's more probable that it is just a general reference to injuring Homestar.
Wasn't Homestar hit in the head in Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True? (I don't have it in front of me now, though, so I don't know, but that'd make more sense...) --Jaycemberween (Ho ho ho!) 21:46, 13 October 2006 (UTC)

Not sure, I don't have it, but my friend does, so I haven't seen it in a while, but according to the Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True page he slides head first into the tree, so I'm not sure if getting hit in the head or flying headfirst into the tree caused his injury. However I think it would be easier for him to fly through the air if he was getting hit on the knees then on the head. Andrew911 01:35, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

IIRC (been a while since I saw the toon and I don't have it with me atm), The Cheat smacks him in the face with the bat, he goes flying backwards, hits the ground, skids a few yards, then slams into a tree. No knees involved. :) - Image:TinySaturn2.GIF Saturn 01:51, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

[edit] a little email never hurt nobody

is there a page already of those harmed in the making of strong mad emails? cause sb says that a little email never hurt nobody, except maybe the Cheat, while there have actually been many many injuries and several deaths during emails. so that should be in a fun fact. csours 05:28, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

[edit] Trogdor song

I removed this fact because it wasn't directly relevant to the article, but I thought it was a cool tidbit, so here it is:

The notes in the Fight Song can be played in a slightly different order, to play the Main Melody for Trogdor. The notes are D D A# D D G D D A# D G D F G

Trey56 19:49, 9 May 2007 (UTC)

[edit] Dumple

There's an enemy in the game Pikmin called a Water Dumple. Coincidence? I dunno. --DumDe 11:05, 24 September 2007 (UTC)

[edit] Dance

Homestar's Dumple dance appears to be the same as that broken gif, and the cheatza party thing

I think he uses that dance a lot. Looks like the circus dance in The House That Gave Sucky Treats too. --DorianGray 03:30, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

[edit] Notes/Key remark

"Proper musical notation practice would dictate, however, that "A#" (A-sharp) be written as "Bb" (B-flat), since the song is in the key of F Major, which has one flat and no sharps."

Except that Strong Bad has written this in what sounds like BASIC, so the appropriate notation would be B-. Older versions of BASIC, if my memory serves me well, didn't have flats (since A# == B- as far as the computer is concerned). --StarLion 18:56, 29 December 2007 (UTC)
Except that Strong Bad didn't write it in anything, and I doubt TBC wrote it in BASIC. Regardless, they have complete control over how it appears on the Compy's screen, and should have made it read "Bb". — It's dot com 17:26, 10 January 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Sharps and flats

So, if the A# rather than Bb is actual speculation, why would guys who are so obviously musically intelligent use A# here? It has to be a reference to many notation programs which, by my personal experience, simply called every black key a sharp. The presence of A# here is indeed notable, but the question apparently now is why. Is it a goof? Is it a reference? Let's share some knowledge here. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 05:39, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Real Fruit Smoothies

I was watching a whole bunch of emails today and noticed that there are multiple references to "Real Fruit Smooties" (once in this email and another in Alternate Universe to name two) Just a thought but I think it's noteworthy. User:Didymuswillow

A quick search of the wiki shows that those are really the only two references to Real Fruit Smoothies, if there were more I might suggest a page devoted to them, but probably not at this point

[edit] 6PM?

Isn't that pretty bright out for 6PM? Jorbs3210 15:52, 16 April 2011 (UTC)

Not on May 19, 2003 in Free Country, USA. the sun doesn't go down until after 8 in that time of year. The Knights Who Say Ni 16:24, 16 April 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Hungry, tired, and confused

Strong Bad said they were "hungry, tired, and kinda confused". Does that mean they were high? Wolf O'Donnel 02:24, 22 June 2020 (UTC)

I don't really get that impression, no. — It's dot com 16:45, 22 June 2020 (UTC)
Ehm... No. --Bywok 07:13, 16 July 2020 (UTC)

[edit] Go for the 8-track

I don't see one. Wolf O'Donnel 00:37, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

It's this thing. See the trivia for more info. — It's dot com 01:56, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

[edit] I think we meant dumplings?

That is a statement. Shouldn't it end in a period? Wolf O'Donnel 09:10, 30 November 2023 (UTC)

It's a conversational question mark. He's expressing unsureness. Is it technically grammatically correct? No. But in ordinary conversational text, it's unremarkable. --Jaycemberween (Ho ho ho!) 18:02, 30 November 2023 (UTC)
PS. It's like how we don't comment when SB says things like "gonna", which is far too slangy for any formal text, but no one really cares in casual conversation. --Jaycemberween (Ho ho ho!) 18:06, 30 November 2023 (UTC)
It's not a goof, that's for sure. When people are speculating, it's very common to end such statements with a question mark (or an upward inflection when speaking) to indicate they have little or no confidence in what they're saying. — It's dot com 01:14, 3 December 2023 (UTC)
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