Talk:Rock Opera Context

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Not too much, not too little... just right

Make sure there's enough of the quote so that avid fans of Homestar Runner can glance at it and think: "Ah ha! I remember that one!" Often not much is needed; the title of the email is usually enough of a clue. But in several cases, like the few I've listed below, perhaps a little more is warranted:

  • caffeine - The quote is generic enough that "Dear Justin..." helps tremendously with the context. I'd stop there (after "Justin"), except I really like the sound of his town: Murfreesboro.
  • your friends - This one's the longest, but here's a good example of where all of it is necessary. Nothing can be left out without leaving out something important.
  • local news - You gotta have the whole grammar song. Scalawags.

It's dot com 22:18, 22 Feb 2005 (MST)

Early contributions

I've filled in every non-ambiguous word (that is, every word that isn't heard more than once by the appropriate speaker in the email in question.) Maybe later I can help argue about which occurrance of each and every word is the correct one, but for now I gots to jet. Put the inevitable arguments... er, debates... here. --Jay 20:12, 22 Feb 2005 (MST)

Oh, shoot, I didn't read this and just started filling it in with the first occurrence of every word. You may want to revert some of those. I'm really sorry! okay, undid all of them except extra plug, which is pretty definite.

Devilish laugh

Okay, go ahead and continue the context. But the "devilish laugh!" must stay there because Strong Bad says it, and it's the closest thing to the Oh-ho-hos. --Jay 22:01, 22 Feb 2005 (MST)

Character Name Modifications

I'm thinkin' we should un-bold the characters; that is, if another character says the quote. I was reading through it and kept getting caught up with the said bolded character names and bolded words. Maybe we should alter the character names to italics (or something other than bold). Comments? →[[User:FireBird|FireBird]]

  • I GRAYED the names of the characters. I figured the only way to find out whether we all thought this was a good idea or not was to do it and let people see how it looks. If people like it, then we'll keep it. Or if there is a concensus that we need to change it back, then we can, but please don't just revert the page until people have had a chance to try it out and chime in with their opinions. -- It's dot com 17:57, 23 Feb 2005 (MST)

Ah. I like it. →[[User:FireBird|FireBird]]

    • I've had a chance to really look at it, and I can say I like it, too. → It's dot com


I swear, radio's word is incorrect. The Deathly Power sounds nothing like the "yeah" that's actually used in the song. In actuality, I think that it's one of the "yeah"s said by the audience (of sorts) during the "drive time morning show" part. --Shadow Hog 14:48, 24 Feb 2005 (MST)

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