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==1996==
==1996==
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*July/August  &mdash; [[Craig Zobel]] and [[Mike Chapman]] write the [[Original Book]], "The Homestar Runner Enters the Strongest Man in the World Contest", and create [[Homestar Runner]], [[Pom Pom]], [[Strong Bad]], and [[The Cheat]].
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*July-August  &mdash; [[Craig Zobel]] and [[Mike Chapman]] write the [[Original Book]], "The Homestar Runner Enters the Strongest Man in the World Contest", and create [[Homestar Runner]], [[Pom Pom]], [[Strong Bad]], and [[The Cheat]].
*September  &mdash; Sketches are made for a second kids' book, "[[Homestar Runner Goes For The Gold!]]". It is never completed.
*September  &mdash; Sketches are made for a second kids' book, "[[Homestar Runner Goes For The Gold!]]". It is never completed.
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*December &mdash; [[Matt Chapman|Matt]], Mike and Craig make [[Super NES]] for [[Donnie Chapman|Donnie]] as a Christmas present.  This video marks the first appearances of [[Strong Sad]] and [[Strong Mad]] as well as the first animated cartoon.
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*December &mdash; [[Matt Chapman|Matt]], Mike and Craig make [[Super NES]] for [[Donnie Chapman|Donnie]] as a Christmas present.  This video marks the first appearances of [[Strong Sad]] and [[Strong Mad]].
==1999==
==1999==
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*June &mdash; [[Where My Hat Is At?]], which includes the introductions of [[Coach Z]] and [[Bubs]], is created.
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*December 6 &mdash; The domain name "[[homestarrunner.com]]" is registered.
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*[[Where My Hat Is At?]], which includes the introductions of [[Coach Z]] and [[Bubs]], is created.
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*December 6 &mdash; The domain name "homestarrunner.com" is registered.
==[[H*R.com updates 2000|2000]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2000|2000]]==
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*January 1 &mdash; [[Homestarrunner.com]] debuts with at least the [[:Image:old flash stuff.png|original main page]], [[Where My Hat Is At?]], [[Super NES]], [[Pom Pom, Too]], and [[Marshmallow's Last Stand]], the first full-length Homestar Runner [[Flash]] cartoon. [[Marzipan]], [[The King of Town]], and [[The Poopsmith]] first appear in Marshmallow's Last Stand.
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*January 1 &mdash; [[Homestarrunner.com]] debuts with at least the [[:Image:old flash stuff.png|original main page]], [[Where My Hat Is At?]], [[Super NES]], several of the early [[Games]] and [[Marshmallow's Last Stand]], the first Homestar Runner [[Flash]] cartoon. [[Marzipan]], [[The King of Town]], and [[The Poopsmith]] first appear in Marshmallow's Last Stand.
*Fall? &mdash; The first [[Marzipan's Answering Machine]] is released.
*Fall? &mdash; The first [[Marzipan's Answering Machine]] is released.
*[[Kick the Can]], a series of short toons, introduces the [[Old-Timey]] universe.
*[[Kick the Can]], a series of short toons, introduces the [[Old-Timey]] universe.
==[[H*R.com updates 2001|2001]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2001|2001]]==
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*[[Strong Bad Email]]s are released with [[some kinda robot]].
*[[Strong Bad Email]]s are released with [[some kinda robot]].
*The [[homsar|second Strong Bad Email]] introduces [[Homsar]].
*The [[homsar|second Strong Bad Email]] introduces [[Homsar]].
*[[Marshie]] first appears in [[Fluffy Puff Commercial]], but he does not get to talk until [[Meet Marshie]] is released the following year.
*[[Marshie]] first appears in [[Fluffy Puff Commercial]], but he does not get to talk until [[Meet Marshie]] is released the following year.
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*The website begins selling [[Store T-Shirts|T-shirts]].
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*The website begins selling [[Store T-Shirts|t-shirts]].
==[[H*R.com updates 2002|2002]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2002|2002]]==
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*February 17 &mdash; The first game from [[Videlectrix]], [[Duck Pond]], is found in an Easter egg in the email [[duck pond]].
*February 25 &mdash; [[The Cheat Theme Song]] marks the first toon created in [[Powered by The Cheat]] style.
*February 25 &mdash; [[The Cheat Theme Song]] marks the first toon created in [[Powered by The Cheat]] style.
*June 24 &mdash; The [[Tandy 400]] explodes in the Strong Bad Email [[gimmicks]]. It is later repaired; the repaired version is used through [[vacation]] (August 11).
*June 24 &mdash; The [[Tandy 400]] explodes in the Strong Bad Email [[gimmicks]]. It is later repaired; the repaired version is used through [[vacation]] (August 11).
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==[[H*R.com updates 2003|2003]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2003|2003]]==
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*January 6 &mdash; [[20X6]] debuts with the characters [[Stinkoman]], [[1-Up]] and [[Pan Pan]] in the Strong Bad Email [[japanese cartoon]].
*January 6 &mdash; [[20X6]] debuts with the characters [[Stinkoman]], [[1-Up]] and [[Pan Pan]] in the Strong Bad Email [[japanese cartoon]].
*January 13 &mdash; [[Trogdor]] is created in the Strong Bad Email [[dragon]].
*January 13 &mdash; [[Trogdor]] is created in the Strong Bad Email [[dragon]].
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*February 3 &mdash; The first game from [[Videlectrix]], [[Awexome Cross]], is found in an Easter egg in the email [[monster truck]].
 
*May 5 &mdash; The [[Sweet Cuppin' Cakes]] characters debut in [[crazy cartoon]].
*May 5 &mdash; The [[Sweet Cuppin' Cakes]] characters debut in [[crazy cartoon]].
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*July 21 &mdash; The [[Dangeresque (film series)|Dangeresque]] series of films debuts in [[stunt double]].
 
*August &mdash; Matt quits his job to work on the website full-time.
*August &mdash; Matt quits his job to work on the website full-time.
*September 29 &mdash; [[Everybody Knows It]] is the first [[Puppet Stuff]] toon.
*September 29 &mdash; [[Everybody Knows It]] is the first [[Puppet Stuff]] toon.
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*November 17 &mdash; [[Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits]] is released.  
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*November 17— [[Strong Bad Sings and Other Type Hits]] is released.  
*December 3 &mdash; [[Senor Cardgage]] debuts in the Strong Bad Email [[kind of cool]].
*December 3 &mdash; [[Senor Cardgage]] debuts in the Strong Bad Email [[kind of cool]].
==[[H*R.com updates 2004|2004]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2004|2004]]==
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*February 2 &mdash; The tie-in website [[Videlectrix]].com is launched with the game [[Pigs on Head]].
*February 2 &mdash; The tie-in website [[Videlectrix]].com is launched with the game [[Pigs on Head]].
*February 23 &mdash; The first collaboration with [[They Might Be Giants]] in the Strong Bad Email [[different town]].
*February 23 &mdash; The first collaboration with [[They Might Be Giants]] in the Strong Bad Email [[different town]].
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*March 8 &mdash; The [[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 10.2|tenth Marzipan's Answering Machine]] is released.
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*March 8 &mdash; The [[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 10.2|tenth Marzipan's Answering Machine]] released.
*March 16 &mdash; The hundredth Strong Bad Email, [[flashback]], released.
*March 16 &mdash; The hundredth Strong Bad Email, [[flashback]], released.
*May 10 &mdash; The [[Cheat Commandos]] debut in [[Cheat Commandos (toon)|Cheat Commandos]], although the concept was first mentioned in the email [[army]] (released January 5th).
*May 10 &mdash; The [[Cheat Commandos]] debut in [[Cheat Commandos (toon)|Cheat Commandos]], although the concept was first mentioned in the email [[army]] (released January 5th).
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*August 2 &mdash; The critically acclaimed [[Peasant's Quest]] game is released.
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*August 2 &mdash; The critically-acclaimed [[Peasant's Quest]] game is released.
*November 9 &mdash; The first set of [[strongbad_email.exe]] DVDs is released.
*November 9 &mdash; The first set of [[strongbad_email.exe]] DVDs is released.
*November 15 &mdash; The [[Compy 386]] is infected by viruses and destroyed by [[Bubs]]' shotgun in the email [[virus]].  
*November 15 &mdash; The [[Compy 386]] is infected by viruses and destroyed by [[Bubs]]' shotgun in the email [[virus]].  
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==[[H*R.com updates 2006|2006]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2006|2006]]==
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*January 13 &mdash; [[Happy Trogday]] is released, celebrating Trogdor's 3rd birthday.
*January 13 &mdash; [[Happy Trogday]] is released, celebrating Trogdor's 3rd birthday.
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*January 30 &mdash; The [[Podstar Runner 2006|Podstar Runner]] service is started.
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*January 30 &mdash; The [[Podstar Runner]] service is started.
*April 4 &mdash; Another [[Strong Bad Email]] milestone &ndash; the 150th email, [[alternate universe]].
*April 4 &mdash; Another [[Strong Bad Email]] milestone &ndash; the 150th email, [[alternate universe]].
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*August 21 &mdash; [[Strongest Man in the World]] is released, celebrating Homestar Runner's 10th anniversary.
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*August 21 &mdash; [[Strongest Man in the World]] is released, celebrating Homestar's 10th anniversary.
==[[H*R.com updates 2007|2007]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2007|2007]]==
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*January 28 &mdash; [[Viidelectrix]] added, allowing Nintendo Wii owners to play some games with a Wii remote.
*January 28 &mdash; [[Viidelectrix]] added, allowing Nintendo Wii owners to play some games with a Wii remote.
*February 12 &mdash; A [[New Stuff]] section is added to the Toons menu listing all new toons released.
*February 12 &mdash; A [[New Stuff]] section is added to the Toons menu listing all new toons released.
*June 11 &mdash; Strong Bad gets an inkjet printer and the [[New Paper]] in the email [[the paper]]. This was hinted at in [[montage]].
*June 11 &mdash; Strong Bad gets an inkjet printer and the [[New Paper]] in the email [[the paper]]. This was hinted at in [[montage]].
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*September 23 &mdash; [[Podstar Runner 2006|Podstar Runner]] service is discontinued.
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*September 23 &mdash; [[Podstar Runner]] service is discontinued.
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*October 1 &mdash; [[YouTube#homestarrunnerdotcom|homestarrunnerdotcom]] is registered on [[YouTube]] but remains inactive.
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==[[H*R.com updates 2008|2008]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2008|2008]]==
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*April 10 &mdash; [[Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People]] is first announced.
*April 10 &mdash; [[Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People]] is first announced.
*August 11 &mdash; [[Homestar Ruiner]], the first episode of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, is released for the Nintendo Wii and PC.
*August 11 &mdash; [[Homestar Ruiner]], the first episode of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, is released for the Nintendo Wii and PC.
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*September 15 &mdash; The second SBCG4AP episode, [[Strong Badia the Free]], is released for the Nintendo Wii and PC.
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*September 23 &mdash; Two hundredth Strong Bad Email, [[email thunder]], is released.
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*September 23 &mdash; The 200th Strong Bad Email, [[email thunder]], is released.
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*October 27 &mdash; The third SBCG4AP episiode, [[Baddest of the Bands]], is released for the Nintendo Wii and PC.
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*November 17 &mdash; The fourth SBCG4AP episode, [[Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective]], is released for the Nintendo Wii and PC.
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*December 15 &mdash; The fifth and final SBCG4AP episode, [[8-Bit is Enough]], is released for the Nintendo Wii and PC.
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==[[H*R.com updates 2009|2009]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2009|2009]]==
*January 26 &mdash; The first official [[Hremail]], [[Hremail 62]], is released.
*January 26 &mdash; The first official [[Hremail]], [[Hremail 62]], is released.
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*March 31 &mdash; homestarrunnerdotcom uploads their first video, [[guitar]].
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*June 30 &mdash; [[Strong Bad Emails]] return after a nine month hiatus, with [[hremail3184]]. The [[Lappy 486]] is destroyed.
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*June 30 &mdash; [[Strong Bad Email]]s return after a nine-month hiatus, with [[hremail3184]]. The [[Lappy 486]] is destroyed.
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*July 2 &mdash; All five episodes of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People are released on the [[SBCG4AP Collector's DVD]].
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*July 27 &mdash; [[Where My Hat Is At?]] is adapted into [[Where My Hat Is At? (toon)|a cartoon]] in celebration of its 10th birthday.
*July 27 &mdash; [[Where My Hat Is At?]] is adapted into [[Where My Hat Is At? (toon)|a cartoon]] in celebration of its 10th birthday.
*August 3 &mdash; [[Strong Bad]] buys the [[Compé]] in "[[Compy Catalog]]" and replaces the New Paper with the [[Compé-per]]
*August 3 &mdash; [[Strong Bad]] buys the [[Compé]] in "[[Compy Catalog]]" and replaces the New Paper with the [[Compé-per]]
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==[[H*R.com updates 2011|2011]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2011|2011]]==
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*September 29 &mdash; [[@StrongBadActual]] is registered.
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* September &mdash; [[@StrongBadActual]] is registered.
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*Following the December 22, 2010 update, homestarrunner.com was not updated during 2011 and most of the merchandise in the [[Yahoo Store|Store]] were put on sale on May 16.
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* Following the December 22, 2010 update, Homestarrunner.com was not updated during 2011, save a 50% merchandise sale on May 16.
==[[H*R.com updates 2013|2013]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2013|2013]]==
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*July &mdash; [[Strong Bad]] and [[Homestar Runner]] make an appearance at [[W00tstock 2013]].
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* July &mdash; [[Strong Bad]] and [[Homestar Runner]] make an appearance at [[W00tstock 2013]].
==[[H*R.com updates 2014|2014]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2014|2014]]==
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*April 1 &mdash; After a three and a half year hiatus, the site is updated with a brand new toon, [[April Fool 2014]].
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* April 1 &mdash; After a three and a half year hiatus, the site is updated with a brand new toon, [[April Fool 2014]].
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*July 7 &mdash; Matt reveals in [[The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show Interview - 7 July 2014|an interview on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show]] that he and Mike intend to resume regular updates by the year's end.
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* July 7 &mdash; Matt reveals in [[The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show Interview - 7 July 2014|an interview on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show]] that he and Mike intend to resume regular updates by the year's end.
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*September 26 &mdash; [[@StrongBadActual]] begins Tweeting.
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* September 26 &mdash; [[@StrongBadActual]] begins Tweeting.
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*October 3 &mdash; [[Fish Eye Lens]] is released, marking the return of semi-regular site updates.
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* October 3 &mdash; [[Fish Eye Lens]] is released, marking the return of semi-regular site updates.
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*October 22 &mdash; [[Weekly Fanstuff]], the [[Quote of the Week]] and the [[Sketchbook]] are updated after exactly five years of inactivity.
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* October 22 &mdash; [[Weekly Fanstuff]], the [[Quote of the Week]] and the [[Sketchbook]] are updated after exactly five years of inactivity.
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*October 30 &mdash; [[I Killed Pom Pom]], the first feature-length [[Halloween]] toon in five years, is released.
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* October 30 &mdash; [[I Killed Pom Pom]], the first feature length [[Halloween]] toon in five years, is released.
==[[H*R.com updates 2015|2015]]==
==[[H*R.com updates 2015|2015]]==
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*April 1 &mdash; Strong Bad checks his email for the first time in five years in [[sbemail206]]. The Compé and the Compé-per are unceremoniously "compressed" by dust into the [[Lappier]].
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* Strong Bad checks his email for the first time in five years in [[sbemail206]]. The Compe and the Compe-per are unceromonuisly "compressed" by dust into the [[Lappier]].
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*March 3 &mdash; The [[store]] is redesigned and moved to a different website.
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*March 27 &mdash; [[Site Components#NavBar|NavBar]] updated; "[[FeedBurner|subscribe]]" link replaced with "[[YouTube#homestarrunnerdotcom|youtube]]"
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*April 1 &mdash; [[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 17.2]], the first [[Marzipan's Answering Machine]] in seven years, is released. It is the first toon to not be displayed in [[Flash]], and instead an embedded [[YouTube]] player. It is also the longest toon on the site, over half an hour long.
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*September 2 &mdash; Homestar Runner's 20th anniversary was celebrated at the [[Homestar Runner 20th Anniversary Show - 2 Sep 2016|Homestar Runner 20th Anniversary Show]], where [[Homestar Runner Goes For the Gold]] was presented (and later released on the site on December 24th). A [[Homestar Runner 20th Anniversary Show - 7 Oct 2016|second show]] occurred on October 7.
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==[[H*R.com updates 2017|2017]]==
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*July 12 &mdash; The first [[Skills of an Artist]] segment, [[Sammich]], is released on [[@StrongBadActual]]. New iterations of the series would go on to be released on a frequent basis.
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*August 14 &mdash; The 207th [[Strong Bad Email]], [[too cool]], is released, marking the first email in two years.
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*December 23 &mdash; The first Decemberween special in 7 years, [[Decemberween Dangeresque]], is released.
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==[[H*R.com updates 2018|2018]]==
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*January 13 &mdash; The [[Index Page]] is redesigned and the HTML version of [[TROGDOR!]] is released.
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*January 24 &mdash; The first volume of [[The Deleteheads Download]] is sent to all subscribers at the time.
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*July 17 &mdash; The [[Trogdor!! The Board Game]] Kickstarter is started and the new version of the [[Index Page]] is revealed.
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==See Also==
==See Also==
*[[Firsts]]
*[[Firsts]]
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[[Category:Past Updates]]
[[Category:Past Updates]]

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