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==Appearances==
==Appearances==
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*[[Pumpkin Carve-nival]] — [[Bubs]] gets awarded a "NOT LAST" ribbon for his pumpkin.
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*[[Pumpkin Carve-nival]] — [[Bubs]] gets awarded a "'''NOT LAST'''" ribbon for his [[pumpkin]].
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*Email [[unused emails]] — In an Easter egg, one of the unused emails seen in the middle stack of emails is signed "YOUR NOT BIGGEST FAN, EVAN".
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*Email [[unused emails]] — In an Easter egg, one of the unused emails seen in the middle stack of emails is signed "YOUR '''NOT BIGGEST FAN''', EVAN".
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*Email [[personal favorites]] — The [[Grape-Nuts Robot]] has a "Not New!" sticker.
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*Email [[personal favorites]] — The [[Grape-Nuts Robot]] has a "'''Not New'''!" sticker.
**The label reappears in [[specially marked]] on a box of [[Cheat Commandos...O's]].
**The label reappears in [[specially marked]] on a box of [[Cheat Commandos...O's]].
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*[[Ballad of the Sneak]] — The Sneak does the Hully Gully on a barrel that was specified to be "Not the Panama Canal".
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*[[Ballad of the Sneak]] — The Sneak does the Hully Gully on a [[barrel]] that was specified to be "'''Not the Panama Canal'''".
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*Email [[kids' book]] — Strong Bad finishes the book with "no two people are not on fire."
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*Email [[kids' book]] — Strong Bad finishes the book with "no two people are '''not on [[fire]]'''."
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*[[Thy Dungeonman]] — One of the exits is "Not [[Dennis]]".
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*[[Thy Dungeonman]] — One of the exits is "'''Not [[Dennis]]'''".
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*Email [[other days]] — Strong Bad's calendar shows he has "NOT swim practice!" scheduled for Saturday.
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*Email [[other days]] — Strong Bad's calendar shows he has "'''NOT swim practice'''!" scheduled for Saturday.
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*Email [[old comics]] — Strong Bad claims that one of the authors for The Castlefunnies were there "to think of something not funny."
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*Email [[old comics]] — Strong Bad claims that the reason for needing two authors for [[The Castlefunnies]] was: "one to '''not think of something funny''', and the other to think of something '''not funny'''."
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*Email [[the facts]] — One of [[Strong Mad]]'s boxes is marked "NOT CAR PARTS".
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*Email [[the facts]] — [[Strong Mad]]'s "[[floppy disk container]]" drawn on a [[cardboard box]] was originally labeled "'''NOT CAR PARTS'''".
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*[[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 12.2]] — [[Marzipan]] leaves herself a prank call, claiming to be "Not Marzipan".
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*[[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 12.2]] — [[Marzipan]] leaves herself a prank call, claiming to be "'''Not Marzipan'''".
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*Email [[bottom 10]] — Strong Bad describes dry T-shirt contests as a "waste of not water". He later says that the number 5 item on his bottom 10 is "not pigeons".
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*Email [[bottom 10]] —
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*Email [[geddup noise]] — One scene has Strong Sad wearing a T-shirt that says "This is Not a The Geddup Noise T-Shirt".
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**Strong Bad describes dry T-shirt contests as a "waste of '''not water'''".
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*Email [[highschool]] — Strong Bad concludes with the score report "Strong Bad Emails: 1, Not Strong Bad Emails: 0." Baby Coach Z is playing with a [[cardboard box]] that reads "Not A Ball".
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**He says that the number 5 item on his bottom 10 is "'''not pigeons'''".
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*[[Kid Speedy]] — Completing the game awards the player with a message saying, "YOU GOT NOT DEAD LAST!"
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*Email [[geddup noise]] — After the "The Git Outcha-Seat Sound" clip, Strong Bad claims it to be "'''not nu— anything'''".
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*Email [[theme song]] — It bugs Strong Bad that the emailer's face "doesn't have a not tons of acne".
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*Email [[highschool]] —  
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*Email [[trading cards]] — Strong Bad thinks [[Trading Cards|trading cards]] are "the biggest waste of not a video game on the planet".
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**Strong Bad concludes with the score report "Strong Bad Emails: 1, '''Not Strong Bad Emails''': 0."  
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*[[Fan Costumes '06]] — Strong Bad comments on a Homestar costume saying "Yes, a little chicken wire and papier mâché goes not a very long, long way."
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**Baby Coach Z is playing with a cardboard box that reads "'''Not A Ball'''".
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*Email [[looking old]] — Strong Bad asks "What am I not paying you people for?"
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*[[Kid Speedy]] — Completing the game awards the player with a message saying, "YOU GOT '''NOT DEAD LAST'''!"
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*Email [[theme song]] &mdash; It bugs Strong Bad that the emailer's face "doesn't have a '''not tons of [[acne]]'''".
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*[[Jibblies 2]] &mdash; [[Homestar Runner]] tells Marzipan he's "busy not answering the phone", and eventually becomes done "not answering the phone".
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*Email [[trading cards]] &mdash; Strong Bad thinks [[Trading Cards|trading cards]] are "the biggest waste of '''not a video game''' on the planet".
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*[[Toikey TV]] &mdash; Strong Bad wants to watch "not football". [[The King of Town]] decries the dangers of "not fried turkeys".
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*[[Fan Costumes '06]] &mdash; Strong Bad comments on a [[Homestar Runner]] costume saying, "Yes, a little chicken wire and papier mâché goes '''not a very long, long way'''."
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*Email [[business trip]] &mdash; The Cheat gets promoted to "Junior Executive Of Not Having To Go On Pointless Business Trips".
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*Email [[looking old]] &mdash; Strong Bad asks, "What am I '''not paying you people''' for?"
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*Email [[diorama]] &mdash; Strong Bad reads the email sender's location, "Charlotte, N.C.", as "Charlotte, Not Charlotte".
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*Email [[nightlife]] &mdash; [[Strong Sad]] talks about busting out some fresh not dancing, to which Marzipan responds that she plans to bust out some fresh not hanging out with Strong Sad.
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*[[Jibblies 2]] &mdash; Homestar tells Marzipan he's "busy '''not answering the phone'''", and eventually becomes done "'''not answering the phone'''".
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*Email [[environment]] &mdash; Strong Bad explains his most significant contribution to the environment by saying, "Every day I wake up and the first thing I do is NOT drop a piano on Marzipan's head." He also admits that he's rescued greenhouse gases by "not mortally wounding ol' Marzipole."
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*[[Toikey TV]] &mdash;  
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*Email [[buried]] &mdash; Strong Bad's business card refers to him as "Your Friendly Neighborhood Not-The-Police".
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**Strong Bad wants to watch "'''not football'''".  
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*[[SBCG4AP Dev Blog]] [[SBCG4AP_Dev_Blog#New Screenshots!|post on April 24, 2008]] &mdash; Strong Bad's "Currently Playing" field of the post was "Not [[MS Paint]]."
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**[[The King of Town]] decries the dangers of "'''not fried turkeys'''".
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*Email [[love poems]] &mdash; Homestar's acrostic poem has the A in Marzipan stand for "not-organic apples".
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*Email [[business trip]] &mdash; [[The Cheat]] gets promoted to "Junior Executive Of '''Not Having To Go On Pointless Business Trips'''".
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*Email [[magic trick]] &mdash; Strong Bad described "flowy-sleeved" magicians as having "really not a lot of magic."
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*Email [[diorama]] &mdash; Strong Bad reads the email sender's location, "Charlotte, N.C.", as "Charlotte, '''Not Charlotte'''".
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*[[Homestar Ruiner]] &mdash; When Strong Bad finds a [[Teen Girl Squad]] card near the [[Race Track]] with the [[Taranchula Black Metal Detector]], he remarks, "Another Teen Girl Squad idea card, another totally not metal object." Strong Bad boasts that the winner of the Free Country, USA Tri-Annual Race to the End of the Race was actually himself in a "not-from-Marzipan's-float" Homestar disguise.
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*Email [[nightlife]] &mdash; [[Strong Sad]] talks about busting out some fresh '''not dancing''', to which Marzipan responds that she plans to bust out some fresh '''not hanging out''' with Strong Sad.
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*[[Strong Badia the Free]] &mdash; The newsreel reporter notes Strong Sad's display of "not courage" when Strong Bad conquers the Bleak House.
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*Email [[environment]] &mdash;
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*Email [[email thunder]] &mdash; Strong Bad says he's "almost not totally disgusted" by [[The Poopsmith]] singing. Later, Strong Bad asks Homestar to show off "not-in-front-of-your-computer". During a review, Strong Sad tells the viewers to "be sure and not check out [his] [[Strong Sad's Lament|blog]]."
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**Strong Bad explains his most significant contribution to the environment by saying, "Every day I wake up and the first thing I do is '''NOT drop a piano''' on Marzipan's head."
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]] &mdash; Strong Bad asks Gel-arshie why he's just standing around not not loafing.
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**He admits that he's rescued greenhouse gases by "'''not mortally wounding ol' Marzipole'''".
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*[[Hremail 62]] &mdash; Homestar says that his brellow crayon can draw not quite hornets.
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*Email [[buried]] &mdash; Strong Bad's business card refers to him as "Your Friendly Neighborhood '''Not-The-Police'''".
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*[[Where U Goin' 2]] &mdash; Marzipan's choir is labeled "not dumb" on a chalkboard.
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*[[SBCG4AP Dev Blog]] ([[SBCG4AP Dev Blog#New Screenshots!|24 Apr 2008]]) &mdash; Strong Bad's "Currently Playing" field of the post was "'''Not [[MS Paint]]'''".
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*[[Thy Dungeonman 3]] &mdash; there is a blank area described as not having people, buildings, etc.
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*Email [[love poems]] &mdash; Homestar's acrostic poem has the A in Marzipan stand for "'''not-organic''' apples".
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*[[Poker Night at the Inventory]] &mdash; Upon being eliminated from play, Strong Bad may say, "Well that was a quivering pile of not fun."
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*Email [[magic trick]] &mdash; Strong Bad describes "flowy-sleeved" magicians as having "really '''not a lot of magic'''."
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*[[Homestar Ruiner]] &mdash;
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**When Strong Bad finds a [[Teen Girl Squad]] card near the [[Race Track]] with the [[Taranchula Black Metal Detector]], he remarks, "Another Teen Girl Squad idea card, another totally '''not metal object'''."  
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**Strong Bad boasts that the winner of the Free Country, USA Tri-Annual Race to the End of the Race was actually himself in a "'''not-from-Marzipan's-float'''" Homestar disguise.
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*[[Strong Badia the Free]] &mdash; The newsreel reporter notes Strong Sad's display of "'''not courage'''" when Strong Bad conquers the Bleak House.
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*Email [[email thunder]] &mdash;  
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**Strong Bad says he's "almost '''not totally disgusted'''" by [[The Poopsmith]] singing.  
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**Later, Strong Bad asks Homestar for a tour of his "'''not-in-front-of-your-computer'''".  
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**During a [[Review Revue|review]], Strong Sad tells the viewers to "be sure and '''not check out [his] [[Strong Sad's Lament|blog]]'''".
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*[[Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective]] &mdash; If [[Dangeresque (character)|Dangeresque]] inspects one of the city limit signs, he'll say that that direction is "'''too not dangerous''' enough for [him] to bother with".
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]] &mdash; Strong Bad asks [[Gel-arshie]] why he's just standing around '''not not loafing'''.
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*[[Hremail 62]] &mdash; Homestar says that his [[brellow crayon]] can draw '''not quite hornets'''.
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*[[Where U Goin' 2]] &mdash; Marzipan's choir is labeled "'''not dumb'''" on a chalkboard.
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*[[Poker Night at the Inventory]] &mdash; Upon being eliminated from play, Strong Bad may say, "Well, that was a quivering pile of '''not fun'''."
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*[[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 17.2]] &mdash; After leaving depressing messages on the [[PhoneTime XL8|answering machine]], Strong Sad says "Take that, '''not-depressing''' Strong Sad!"
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*[[Fan Costumes 2017]] &mdash; The game cartridge for Xeliogravius IV says "'''Not a [[total]] rip-off'''!"
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===Non X===
===Non X===
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*Email [[flashback]] &mdash; Strong Bad says that if Homestar lived in the [[house of the Brothers Strong]] he'd have less non-broken bones.   
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*Email [[flashback]] &mdash; Strong Bad says that if Homestar lived in the [[house of the Brothers Strong]], he'd have less '''non-broken bones'''.   
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*Email [[pop-up]] &mdash; Strong Bad claims that pop-up books supply [[The Cheat]]s and four-year-olds with seconds of non-ripped-apart fun.
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*Email [[pop-up]] &mdash; Strong Bad claims that pop-up books supply The Cheats and four-year-olds with seconds of '''non-ripped-apart fun'''.
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*Email [[web comics]] &mdash; Strong Bad advises the creators of video game comics, "when your pixel comic's not funny, MS Paint your way to a non-punchline!"
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*Email [[web comics]] &mdash; Strong Bad advises the creators of video game comics, "when your pixel comic's not funny, MS Paint your way to a '''non-punchline'''!"
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*Email [[licensed]] &mdash; One of the knock-off DVDs that has a generic title is "Jungle Animals in Decidedly Non-Jungle Situations".
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*Email [[licensed]] &mdash; One of the knock-off DVDs that has a generic title is "Jungle Animals in Decidedly '''Non-Jungle Situations'''".
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]] &mdash; One of the rankings in the game is called "Non-Lame Movie Tie-In".
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]] &mdash; One of the rankings in the game is called "'''Non-Lame''' Movie Tie-In".
== See Also ==
== See Also ==
*[[Nondescript Nouns]]
*[[Nondescript Nouns]]
*[[Integral Article]]
*[[Integral Article]]
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*[[Multiple Negatives]]
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Revision as of 02:50, 15 June 2019

"I feel so fine, I feel so elated!"

The description Not X (where "X" can be anything) is sometimes used in odd ways or contexts. It is often used in the context of "something other than".

Appearances

  • Pumpkin Carve-nivalBubs gets awarded a "NOT LAST" ribbon for his pumpkin.
  • Email unused emails — In an Easter egg, one of the unused emails seen in the middle stack of emails is signed "YOUR NOT BIGGEST FAN, EVAN".
  • Email personal favorites — The Grape-Nuts Robot has a "Not New!" sticker.
  • Ballad of the Sneak — The Sneak does the Hully Gully on a barrel that was specified to be "Not the Panama Canal".
  • Email kids' book — Strong Bad finishes the book with "no two people are not on fire."
  • Thy Dungeonman — One of the exits is "Not Dennis".
  • Email other days — Strong Bad's calendar shows he has "NOT swim practice!" scheduled for Saturday.
  • Email old comics — Strong Bad claims that the reason for needing two authors for The Castlefunnies was: "one to not think of something funny, and the other to think of something not funny."
  • Email the factsStrong Mad's "floppy disk container" drawn on a cardboard box was originally labeled "NOT CAR PARTS".
  • Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 12.2Marzipan leaves herself a prank call, claiming to be "Not Marzipan".
  • Email bottom 10
    • Strong Bad describes dry T-shirt contests as a "waste of not water".
    • He says that the number 5 item on his bottom 10 is "not pigeons".
  • Email geddup noise — After the "The Git Outcha-Seat Sound" clip, Strong Bad claims it to be "not nu— anything".
  • Email highschool
    • Strong Bad concludes with the score report "Strong Bad Emails: 1, Not Strong Bad Emails: 0."
    • Baby Coach Z is playing with a cardboard box that reads "Not A Ball".
  • Kid Speedy — Completing the game awards the player with a message saying, "YOU GOT NOT DEAD LAST!"
  • Email theme song — It bugs Strong Bad that the emailer's face "doesn't have a not tons of acne".
  • Email trading cards — Strong Bad thinks trading cards are "the biggest waste of not a video game on the planet".
  • Fan Costumes '06 — Strong Bad comments on a Homestar Runner costume saying, "Yes, a little chicken wire and papier mâché goes not a very long, long way."
  • Email looking old — Strong Bad asks, "What am I not paying you people for?"
  • Jibblies 2 — Homestar tells Marzipan he's "busy not answering the phone", and eventually becomes done "not answering the phone".
  • Toikey TV
    • Strong Bad wants to watch "not football".
    • The King of Town decries the dangers of "not fried turkeys".
  • Email business tripThe Cheat gets promoted to "Junior Executive Of Not Having To Go On Pointless Business Trips".
  • Email diorama — Strong Bad reads the email sender's location, "Charlotte, N.C.", as "Charlotte, Not Charlotte".
  • Email nightlifeStrong Sad talks about busting out some fresh not dancing, to which Marzipan responds that she plans to bust out some fresh not hanging out with Strong Sad.
  • Email environment
    • Strong Bad explains his most significant contribution to the environment by saying, "Every day I wake up and the first thing I do is NOT drop a piano on Marzipan's head."
    • He admits that he's rescued greenhouse gases by "not mortally wounding ol' Marzipole".
  • Email buried — Strong Bad's business card refers to him as "Your Friendly Neighborhood Not-The-Police".
  • SBCG4AP Dev Blog (24 Apr 2008) — Strong Bad's "Currently Playing" field of the post was "Not MS Paint".
  • Email love poems — Homestar's acrostic poem has the A in Marzipan stand for "not-organic apples".
  • Email magic trick — Strong Bad describes "flowy-sleeved" magicians as having "really not a lot of magic."
  • Homestar Ruiner
    • When Strong Bad finds a Teen Girl Squad card near the Race Track with the Taranchula Black Metal Detector, he remarks, "Another Teen Girl Squad idea card, another totally not metal object."
    • Strong Bad boasts that the winner of the Free Country, USA Tri-Annual Race to the End of the Race was actually himself in a "not-from-Marzipan's-float" Homestar disguise.
  • Strong Badia the Free — The newsreel reporter notes Strong Sad's display of "not courage" when Strong Bad conquers the Bleak House.
  • Email email thunder
    • Strong Bad says he's "almost not totally disgusted" by The Poopsmith singing.
    • Later, Strong Bad asks Homestar for a tour of his "not-in-front-of-your-computer".
    • During a review, Strong Sad tells the viewers to "be sure and not check out [his] blog".
  • Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective — If Dangeresque inspects one of the city limit signs, he'll say that that direction is "too not dangerous enough for [him] to bother with".
  • 8-Bit is Enough — Strong Bad asks Gel-arshie why he's just standing around not not loafing.
  • Hremail 62 — Homestar says that his brellow crayon can draw not quite hornets.
  • Where U Goin' 2 — Marzipan's choir is labeled "not dumb" on a chalkboard.
  • Poker Night at the Inventory — Upon being eliminated from play, Strong Bad may say, "Well, that was a quivering pile of not fun."
  • Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 17.2 — After leaving depressing messages on the answering machine, Strong Sad says "Take that, not-depressing Strong Sad!"
  • Fan Costumes 2017 — The game cartridge for Xeliogravius IV says "Not a total rip-off!"

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Non X

  • Email flashback — Strong Bad says that if Homestar lived in the house of the Brothers Strong, he'd have less non-broken bones.
  • Email pop-up — Strong Bad claims that pop-up books supply The Cheats and four-year-olds with seconds of non-ripped-apart fun.
  • Email web comics — Strong Bad advises the creators of video game comics, "when your pixel comic's not funny, MS Paint your way to a non-punchline!"
  • Email licensed — One of the knock-off DVDs that has a generic title is "Jungle Animals in Decidedly Non-Jungle Situations".
  • 8-Bit is Enough — One of the rankings in the game is called "Non-Lame Movie Tie-In".

See Also

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