Talk:Strong Bad's Computers Surpassing Their Assumed Capabilities

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[edit] So this may need a rename

The "speculations" thing is a reference to animal and I’d like to keep it if possible, though it is a bit awkward the way it appears now. Any suggestions? — Defender1031*Talk 13:31, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

I don't think we should be putting silly references to sbemails in our article names. This is especially true given that this article does not mention the email that the reference comes from at all. It would be confusing to new readers, and doesn't look terribly professional. Sure, this is a Wiki about a cartoon full of dumb animal characters, but sometimes we need to draw the line at the silliness. So specifications all the way. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 18:13, 9 February 2012 (UTC)
I agree with Jay. We know where the reference comes from, but I don't think references make good page titles. - 19:34, 9 February 2012 (UTC)
Fair point... we do on occasion, but where it fits. Let me ask a different way, we don't actually have a list of technical specifications for the computers. It really IS kinda speculation about the capabilities of the computers, albeit based on their real-world equivalents. That said, i don't think that "Strong Bad's Computer Exceeding Its Technical Specifications" is the way to go either. (Not still set on keeping "speculation" in the title, just saying the proposed alternative isn't correct either.) I also think that since it's about multiple computers, the title should be pluralized. I'm thinking that it needs a concise form of "Strong Bad's computers doing more than it seems they should be able to". Maybe like "Strong Bad's Computers Surpassing Their Assumed Capabilities"? — Defender1031*Talk 20:47, 9 February 2012 (UTC)
That's good, Defender. hegtcX1.png Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 17:08, 10 February 2012 (UTC)
It's not that I'm saying DeFender's suggestion is bad or anything - not at all - but you shouldn't move a page that has active discussion and no consensus. (No, this is not hypocrisy. When I moved the page, there was no discussion, active or otherwise. I believed that the current title (with "speculations") was a mistake, not a deliberate reference!) --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 19:26, 10 February 2012 (UTC)
Agreed on all counts. I too saw the move as premature, despite even that it was a move to the name I suggested. All in good time. Jay, you're not saying my suggestion is bad, but you didn't give any input as to whether it's good either. Cause it'd be nice to get consensus closed on this one. — Defender1031*Talk 16:38, 11 February 2012 (UTC)
It's good enough that I think it would be perfectly fine if the name was changed to your suggestion. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 18:18, 11 February 2012 (UTC)
Done. — Defender1031*Talk 03:06, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Delete this thing

I'm surprised that no one has commented on the triviality (is that even a word?) of this page. As well as which instances technically (no pun intended) count. I created the page just for fun, and now I think that it should be deleted. RickTommy (edits) 21:46, 2 March 2012 (UTC)

I disagree. I think it's interesting to note all the instances of this type of thing in one place. We occasionally remark on it on toon pages themselves, so why not also keep a page to make is easy to see all instances at once? — Defender1031*Talk 12:52, 4 March 2012 (UTC)
I also think this article is useful and should be kept. And it easily fits the Running Gag criteria. I think it's safe to remove the {{tbd}} template tag. --Stux 03:07, 23 May 2015 (UTC)
Agreed. I've gone ahead and done so. — Defender1031*Talk 13:00, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

[edit] Compy 386 Having a Microphone

I'm not familiar with older computers, but did computers of old have microphones? I ask because April Fools' 2014 has shown the Compy 386 having a slide-out microphone built into the monitor. — Ngamer01 20:29, 4 April 2014 (UTC)

A bit late, but the Compy is dead. As well as that, it has no "Compy 386" tag on it, so I'm going to say that it's simply a joke since Compy fits the Windows 98 operating system better than the Compe, since the Compe appears to use a more modern OS. -Catjaz63 02:38, 23 May 2015 (UTC)
Ummmm... Catjaz, it does say "Compy 386" on the computer. But what IS weird is that this is like the first time the Compy 386 appears without its contrast knobs. Even in retirement the 386 still has its knobs. PsychicRadroach 04:56, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

[edit] Title is way too freakin' long!

How am I supposed to search this up when it's like a million gazillion freakin' words? And why am I talking like a freakin' Tandy era Strong Bad? Pac2005 (Talk | contribs) 20:45, 1 Apr 2019 (UTC) (left unsigned)

Do you have a suggestion? hegtcX1.png Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 22:24, 1 April 2019 (UTC)
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