Main Page Messages

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Precursor to sbemail podcast

The Main Page Messages alert visitors to what's new at They appear at the top right of most Main Pages, and generally change color (and sometimes wording) when rolled over or clicked. This is a record of those messages.


Button Rolled Over Pressed Button Links to Color Notes
email soon Email Menu (sometimes) green Often used if an email will be released before the end of the week or day.
new answering machine Marzipan's Answering Machine Version X.2 pink/ light blue Used for new Marzipan's Answering Machine.
new sbemail a-comin' green Occasionally used if an email will be released late Monday.
new strong bad email Strong Bad Email #X green Most common message.
strong bad email Strong Bad Email #X green Used after a week without a new Strong Bad Email. (was not used in between the movies and your funeral.
sbemail podcast! Podstar Runner light grey Once changed to "sbemails on ipod!" Seen before the message cycle starts again every week.
teen girl squad! Teen Girl Squad Issue #X blue/ pink Used for new Teen Girl Squads.
new holiday toon orange Used for new Holiday Toons.
halloween toon orange Used for new Halloween Toons.
new toon soon New Stuff blue Used if a new toon or, sometimes, a new short is going to be released late.
new short toon! red Used for new Short Toons.
new main page orange Used for new main pages.
quote of the month! quote of the week! quote of the day! Quote of the Week Popup Used before introduction of the three weeklies buttons. When the button got updated more regularly, it was changed to just "quote of the week!!" without changing when rolled over or clicked on.
weekly fanstuff Weekly Fanstuff Popup yellow Used before introduction of the three weeklies buttons
sketchbook Sketchbook Popup red Used before introduction of the three weeklies buttons

Special Cases

Button Rolled Over Pressed Button Links to Color Notes
new fan costumes! Fan Costumes '06 black/orange
new dvd! Everything Else, Volume 2 gold Release of Everything Else, Volume 2
baby trogdors are back! Baby Trogdor onesies and toddler t-shirts blue Baby clothes are back in stock.
trogdor baby clothes Baby Trogdor onesies and toddler t-shirts gold To advertise the new baby clothes.
trogdor's 3rd birthday Happy Trogday indigo
10 years shirt! Homestar's 10th Birthday Shirt yellow Advertising new 10th anniversary tshirt.
deck toon No Hands On Deck! red Button was renamed after toon's debut week.
10 years! Strongest Man in the World Blue Meant to inform people about the 10th anniversary toon.
kid speedy version! Kid Speedy Light blue Meant to inform people that a new version of kid speedy has been released.
super brave!! Super Brave!! Orange
these kids rule Super Brave!! Orange Renamed the week after Super Brave was released.
sign up for h*r updates Purple Put up to let people sign up to be informed of new updates on Homestar Runner. The Brothers Chaps do not check this anymore.
get ye flask shirt! Get Ye Flask t-shirt Black Informs people of a new shirt at the Store.
dungeonman 3! Thy Dungeonman 3 orange Meant to inform people of a new game that had been released.
puppetween Homestar vs. Little Girl 2 black
old timey halloween That A Ghost white
workin as fast as we can orange Meant to inform people that the 2005 Halloween toon was in production.
it's still halloween in certain time zones Halloween Potion-ma-jig The 2005 Halloween toon was released after midnight of Oct. 31, Atlanta time.
support the municipality we're onto you Popup Poster download dark grey Released after disconnected with the other Weeklies.
nothing else! blue Displayed along with "new sbemail" on Jan. 8, 2006, which had been the only update in the past month.
atlanta fans click here! Regarding Paste Rock 'n Reel Festival. Posted on Oct. 20, 2005. Message archived here.
h*r at dragoncon! light grey Regarding DragonCon '05. Posted on Aug. 31, 2005. Message archived here.
hey, a new toon!! Cool Things
old shirts going away Referring to Homestar Classic and Homestar Running T-shirts. Posted on July 24, 2005.
new short shortly grey Posted before the release of Senorial Day.
sbemail150?!? Sbemail150?!? purple Put up the week before Strong Bad Email #150 was released
king of town toon! senior prom Titled as a joke; button later changed to regular "strong bad email" button
super bowl halftime! Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer blue Posted at the halftime of the 2005 Super Bowl.
new sbemail part one! retirement A green Announced the release of part one of retirement.
new sbemail part two! retirement B green Announced the release of part two of retirement. (note that the message linking to the combined version simply read "Strong Bad Email."
short shorts! Summer Short Shorts
going back to our roots! Strong Bad is a Bad Guy The first toon in 9 years animated with Mario Paint.
holiday toon a-brewin blue Used shortly before Let us give TANKS! was released.
D'ween shorts! Decemberween Short Shorts red
thanksgiving toon Let Us Give TANKS! red Posted one week after the toon's debut.
pumpkin stencils Punkin Stencils black
missing lappy Missing Lappy black Took viewers to the teaser for retirement.
holiday savings! Decemberween 2006 sale dark blue
sbemails return next week! green Posted January 15, 2007 to herald the end of the holiday break.
sbemails on ipod! Podstar Runner white Used before the what's new button was changed to "sbemail podcast!".
cheat plush sale! Kick The Cheat Valentine's Day sale blue
dvd combo sale! Everything Else DVD combo indigo
wii owners! Viidelectrix, though indirectly dark red Posted January 29, 2007 to announce new Wii versions of games. It opens an on-screen message directing visitors to (It didn't work on Main Pages 22 or 23).
kot toon! KOT's VOQPCS! red Posted one week after the toon's release.
cardgage shirt! Senor Cardgage shirt indigo
trogdor for wii! Viidelectrix red Posted when wii versions of TROGDOR! and Duck Guardian One were released.

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