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[[Image:Sbemail1495.PNG|200px|thumb|"I don't wanna turn a hundred and fifty! It's too much pressure!"]]  
[[Image:Sbemail1495.PNG|200px|thumb|"I don't wanna turn a hundred and fifty! It's too much pressure!"]]  
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Strong Bad refuses to check his [[alternate universe|150th email]]. Strong Sad tries to help.
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Strong Bad doesn't want to check his [[alternate universe|150th email]]. Strong Sad tries to help.
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' [[Lappy 486#Female Lappy 486|Female Lappy 486]], {{Film|Strong Bad}}, {{Film|Strong Sad}}, [[Coach Z]] (Drawing), [[Homestar Runner]] (Drawing), {{Film|Strong Mad}} (voice only)
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'''Cast (in order of appearance):''' [[Female Lappy 486]], {{Film|Strong Bad}}, {{Film|Strong Sad}}, {{Film|Coach Z}} (Drawing), {{Film|Homestar Runner}} (Drawing), {{Film|Strong Mad}} (voice only)
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'''Places:''' [[Computer Room]], [[Basement of the Brothers Strong]]
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'''Places:''' [[Computer Room]], [[Strong Bad's Basement]]
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'''Date:''' Monday, March 27, 2006
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'''Date:''' March 27, 2006
'''Running Time:''' 1:46
'''Running Time:''' 1:46
'''Page title:''' Not Just Yet!!
'''Page title:''' Not Just Yet!!
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'''DVD:''' [[strongbad email.exe Disc Five|strongbad_email.exe Disc Five]]
 
==Transcript==
==Transcript==
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'''STRONG SAD:'''  You get your shiny, round butt up in there and check that email!
'''STRONG SAD:'''  You get your shiny, round butt up in there and check that email!
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'''STRONG BAD:'''  No!  Now, get out of my couch...area!
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'''STRONG BAD:'''  No!  Now, get out of my couch... -area!
'''STRONG SAD:'''  But it's your sesquicentenn-email!
'''STRONG SAD:'''  But it's your sesquicentenn-email!
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'''STRONG SAD:'''  Cut to a two-shot of you hashing it out with your innermost desires.
'''STRONG SAD:'''  Cut to a two-shot of you hashing it out with your innermost desires.
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''{Cut to a storyboard showing a doughnut with a bite taken out of it. It is leaking jelly, in which Strong Bad's face appears. Above, it says, "Scene 4" and "Int. Donut Place-Night"; below, "ECU of jellyfish reflector. tear. fade out."}''
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''{Cut to a storyboard showing a donut with a bite taken out of it. It is leaking jelly, in which Strong Bad's face appears. Above, it says, "Scene 4" and "Int. Donut Place-Night"; below, "ECU of jellyfish reflector. tear. fade out."}''
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'''STRONG SAD:'''  And we end on an extreme close-up of your reflection in the gooey filling of a jelly doughnut as you shed a single tear.
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'''STRONG SAD:'''  And we end on an extreme close-up of your reflection in the gooey filling of a jelly donut as you shed a single tear.
''{Cut back to Strong Sad.}''
''{Cut back to Strong Sad.}''
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'''STRONG SAD:'''  It's equal parts Lynchian, Fellinian, and Steve Buscemian, don't you think?
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'''STRONG SAD:'''  It's equal parts Lynchian, Fellinian and Steve Buscemian, don't you think?
''{Cut back to the wide-shot of the couch.  Strong Bad is now lying face-down.}''
''{Cut back to the wide-shot of the couch.  Strong Bad is now lying face-down.}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{incomprehensible mumbles}''  Pilotwings... ''{more incomprehensible mumbles}''
'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{incomprehensible mumbles}''  Pilotwings... ''{more incomprehensible mumbles}''
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'''STRONG SAD:''' Oh, never mind. ''{Strong Bad starts snoring}'' I'll go see what Strong Mad thinks of my Doug the Dino treatment. ''{walks offscreen}''
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'''STRONG SAD:''' Oh, never mind. I'll go see what Strong Mad thinks of my Doug the Dino treatment. ''{walks offscreen}''
'''STRONG MAD:''' ''{offscreen}''  DON'T BOTHER!
'''STRONG MAD:''' ''{offscreen}''  DON'T BOTHER!
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==Fun Facts==
==Fun Facts==
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{{checkstuffpage}}
===Explanations===
===Explanations===
*"Sesquicentennial" is the term for a 150th anniversary.
*"Sesquicentennial" is the term for a 150th anniversary.
*[[Wikipedia:Claustrophobia|Claustrophobia]] is an anxiety disorder which involves a fear of confined spaces.
*[[Wikipedia:Claustrophobia|Claustrophobia]] is an anxiety disorder which involves a fear of confined spaces.
*The filename, "149pernt5", is a [[Coach Z#Coach Z's Accent|Coach Z pronunciation]] of "149.5".
*The filename, "149pernt5", is a [[Coach Z#Coach Z's Accent|Coach Z pronunciation]] of "149.5".
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*"ECU" stands for "'''E'''xtreme '''C'''lose'''u'''p".
 
[[Image:Storyboards in full.PNG|thumb|"Check out these storyboards I drew up!"]]
[[Image:Storyboards in full.PNG|thumb|"Check out these storyboards I drew up!"]]
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===Remarks===
===Remarks===
*The back button redirects you only to [[Main Page 19]].
*The back button redirects you only to [[Main Page 19]].
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*At the end, in the storyboard-style sketch of him, Strong Bad appears to have teeth. This could also be implying that his mouth is moving, with Strong Bad's upper lip closing down on the open mouth.
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*At the end, Strong Bad appears to have teeth.
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*Strong Sad's storyboards and his references to Federico Fellini and David Lynch show that he retains his interest in making [[Experimental Film]]s.
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*We see from Strong Sad's storyboards and his references to Fellini and David Lynch that he retains his interest in making [[Experimental Film]]s.
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*When the storyboards are shown in a longer shot, they do not match any of the close-up storyboards. The top left picture is of Strong Bad surrounded by "majesty" lines; the top right picture is a labeled jar with two arrows pointing to it. Decompiling the Flash file shows two others, one which appears to be a close-up of [[Bubs]]'s face, and another of Homestar Runner turning and yelling.
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*When we see the storyboards in a longer shot, they do not match any of the close-up storyboards. The top left picture is of Strong Bad surrounded by "majesty" lines; the top right picture is a labeled jar with two arrows pointing to it. Decompiling the Flash file shows two others, one which appears to be a close-up of [[Bubs]]' face, and another of Homestar Runner turning and yelling.
===Goofs===
===Goofs===
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*The ripples do not appear when you click on the Lappy's screen.
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*The ripples do not appear when you click on Lappy's screen.
===Inside References===
===Inside References===
*This is another instance of Strong Bad's [[Couch Mumbling]].
*This is another instance of Strong Bad's [[Couch Mumbling]].
*Strong Sad references the oddity of [[How Do You Type With Boxing Gloves On?|Strong Bad typing with boxing gloves on]] in the first storyboard scene.
*Strong Sad references the oddity of [[How Do You Type With Boxing Gloves On?|Strong Bad typing with boxing gloves on]] in the first storyboard scene.
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*"Tip-tapping" might be an allusion to Strong Bad's [[secret identity]] "[[Secret Identities#Tip Tappers|Tip Tappers]]".
 
*[[Doug the Dino]] originally appeared in [[the facts]].
*[[Doug the Dino]] originally appeared in [[the facts]].
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*[[Strong Sad]] mentions a jelly [[donut]].
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*Strong Bad claiming he '[didn't] want to turn 150' could be a reference to an Easter egg in [[flashback]], where Duckie Shirt Homestar says 'Happy Hundredth Birthday, Strong Bad!"
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===Real-World References===
===Real-World References===
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*Homestar's mask is the same style as the masks worn by [http://www.mariowiki.com/Snifit Snifit]s in various [[Mario]] games, starting with ''[[Wikipedia:Super Mario Bros. 2|Super Mario Bros. 2]]''.
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*Homestar's mask is the same style as the masks worn by [[wikipedia:Snifit|Snifits]] in the Super Mario Brothers games.
*[[Wikipedia:David Lynch|David Lynch]] and [[Wikipedia:Federico Fellini|Federico Fellini]], as referenced by Strong Sad, are filmmakers known for bizarre imagery.
*[[Wikipedia:David Lynch|David Lynch]] and [[Wikipedia:Federico Fellini|Federico Fellini]], as referenced by Strong Sad, are filmmakers known for bizarre imagery.
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*[[Wikipedia:Steve Buscemi|Steve Buscemi]], also referenced by Strong Sad, is primarily known as a character actor who has appeared in such films as ''[[IMDB:tt0105236|Reservoir Dogs]]'', ''[[The Big Lebowski]]'', ''[[IMDB:tt0116282|Fargo]]'', and ''[[IMDB:tt0162346|Ghost World]]'' but has also directed quirky, independent films such as ''[[IMDB:tt0117958|Trees Lounge]]'' and ''[[IMDB:tt0385056|Lonesome Jim]]''.
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*[[Wikipedia:Steve Buscemi|Steve Buscemi]], also referenced by Strong Sad, is primarily known as a character actor who has appeared in such films as [[IMDB:tt0105236|Reservoir Dogs]], [[The Big Lebowski]], [[IMDB:tt0116282|Fargo]], and [[IMDB:tt0162346|Ghost World]] but has also directed quirky, independent films such as [[IMDB:tt0117958|Trees Lounge]] and [[IMDB:tt0385056|Lonesome Jim]].
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*The music playing during Strong Sad's storyboard seems to be taken from the intro to [[Wikipedia:U2|U2]]'s song "[[Wikipedia:So Cruel|So Cruel]]".
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*The music playing during Strong Sad's storyboard seems to be taken from the intro to U2's song "So Cruel".
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*''[[Wikipedia:Pilotwings|Pilotwings]]'' is a [[Wikipedia:Flight simulator|flight simulation game]] and one of the first [[Nintendo#Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)|SNES]] games made.
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*''[[Wikipedia:Pilotwings|Pilotwings]]'' is a [[Wikipedia:Flight simulator|flight simulation game]] and one of the first [[Wikipedia:Super Nintendo Entertainment System|SNES]] games made.
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*''Jellyfish Reflector'' is the name of [[Wikipedia:Guided by Voices|Guided by Voices]]' 1996 live album.
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*''Jellyfish Reflector'' is the name of [[Wikipedia:Guided by Voices|Guided by Voices']] 1996 live album.
===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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*As the last scene claimed, the 150th email ([[alternate universe]]) was released the following week. In an [[alternate universe#Easter eggs|Easter egg]], the Coach Z storyboard scene is played out with similar music to the music used during the storyboards.
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*As the last scene claimed, the 150th email ([[alternate universe]]) was released the following week. In an [[alternate universe#Easter eggs|easter egg]], the Coach Z storyboard scene is played out.
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*Though not all his storyboards are used in the 150th email, Strong Bad does accept Strong Sad's help in playing guitar for the email's intro song. The music is a variation on the piano ballad played during the storyboards.
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*The word sesquicentenn-email was used by Strong Bad in the 150th email during the number one jam.
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== DVD Version ==
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*Not counting [[Museum]] content or [[secret pages]], this is the first toon to go through a drastic name change for DVD.  The DVD title of the toon is "Sbemail 149.5".
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*The DVD version features creators' commentary. To access it, switch your DVD player's audio language selection while watching.
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=== Commentary Transcript ===
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('''Commentary by:''' [[Mike Chapman]], [[Matt Chapman]])
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'''MIKE:''' This one, like the, uh, the hundred&mdash; the hundredth email, didn't we take a week in between the 99th and the hundredth?
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'''MATT:''' Yeah, I think so.  We needed time to gear up for that stuff.  ''{pause}''  We still probably did it in two days.
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'''MIKE:''' Right.
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'''MATT:''' And just didn't sleep at all.  ''{laughing}''  But we had to take the...
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'''MIKE:''' It's like how, whenever I get a call that I'm due for a dentist appointment, I need like a week of prep time.  ''{Matt laughs}''  And so they're like, "Oh, we've got an opening tomorrow and you're due."  And I'm like&mdash;
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'''MATT:''' "No, no, no."
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'''MIKE:''' "Oh, no, that's no good for me.  How 'bout next week?"  And that's&mdash; that's fine, then.
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'''MATT:''' Uh, didn't&mdash; we had an email idea a long time ago, that was gonna be storyboards.
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'''MIKE:''' Yeah.
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'''MATT:''' This was kinda using that idea.  Um, I s&mdash; I think that Strong Sad's way into storyboards.  ''{pause}''  Umm, that's gross.  That's very gross.  Which you end up getting to see, right?  In the&mdash; As an Easter egg in the 150th...
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'''MIKE:''' In the 150th, yeah.  I, um, had a kewpie doll in college that I covered with, uh, eyeballs.
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'''MATT:''' Did you?
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'''MIKE:''' Yeah, I think just the head, I covered with little miniature googly eyes.
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'''MATT:''' Our friend, Dave, made our friend, Adam, this, uh, thing out of a fake pear, where you put, like, action figure arms and a head on this fake pear.  It's kinda creepy.
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''{The storyboard showing a jelly donut with Strong Bad's reflection appears on screen}''
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'''MIKE:''' I don't know why we didn't make ''that'' real Easter egg.
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'''MATT:''' Yeah.
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'''MIKE:''' We could go to Dunkin' Donuts and buy a few jelly&mdash; jelly donuts to...
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'''MATT:''' Oh, Pilotwings!  What else?  Pilotwings, ActRaiser, Super Bomberman.
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'''MIKE:''' Super Contra.
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'''MATT:''' Super Contra.  Don't bother.  All up in yo' grill.
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===Fun Facts===
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*The video game titles [[Wikipedia:Pilotwings|Pilotwings]], [[Wikipedia:ActRaiser|ActRaiser]], [[Wikipedia:Super Bomberman|Super Bomberman]], and [[Wikipedia:Super Contra|Super Contra]] are all things Strong Bad has [[Couch Mumbling|mumbled while on the couch]].
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==See Also==
==See Also==
*[[Not the 100th Email!!!]]
*[[Not the 100th Email!!!]]
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*[[Place ya bets!]]
 
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*[[Page Load Error]]
 
==External Links==
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*[[HR:149pernt5.html|watch "Sbemail 150?!?"]]
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* [[HR:149pernt5.html|watch "Sbemail 150?!?"]]
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*[[HR:sbemail149pernt5.swf|view the Flash file for "Sbemail 150?!?"]]
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* [[HR:sbemail149pernt5.swf|view the Flash file for "Sbemail 150?!?"]]
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*[[Forum:7540|forum thread re: "Sbemail 150?!?"]]
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* [[Forum:7540|forum thread re: "Sbemail 150?!?"]]
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