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[[File:weclome1.png|thumb|Homestar weclomes trick-or-treaters]]
Sometimes the various [[characters]] use '''unusual greetings'''. They bear slight resemblance to conventional greetings, usually with just a different spelling.
Sometimes the various [[characters]] use '''unusual greetings'''. They bear slight resemblance to conventional greetings, usually with just a different spelling.
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==Weclome==
==Weclome==
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[[Image:weclome2.png|thumb|Weclome ladies/girls]]
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[[File:weclome2.png|thumb|Weclome ladies/girls]]
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[[Image:weclome1.png|thumb|Homestar weclomes trick-or-treaters]]
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*[[2 emails]] — The welcome banner for the [[Ladies' Choice Awards]] says "weclome ladies/girls".
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'''Weclome''' is a word which has appeared a few times in the [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] body of work. Its first appearance was in [[2 emails]], when the welcome banner for the [[Ladies' Choice Awards]] was misspelled as "weclome".
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*[[Malloween Commercial]] — [[Homestar Runner]]'s doormat reads "weclome".
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*[[Pulse Interview - May 2004]] — Pulse interviews the [[Videlectrix]] CEO ([[Matt Chapman]] in disguise), who greets them with a hearty "Weclome!"
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This misspelling later appears in [[Malloween Commercial]], on [[Homestar Runner]]'s doormat.
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*[[Weclome Back]] — The [[Toons|toon]] is titled with this misspelling.
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*[[Strong Sad's Severed Soolnds]] — Strong Bad greets the viewers this way in this episode of [[Skills of an Artist]]. This is the first time it has been said out loud.
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In an episode of G4TechTV's "Pulse," they interviewed the [[Videlectrix]] CEO ([[Matt Chapman]] in disguise), who greeted them with a hearty "Weclome!"
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The [[toon]] [[Weclome Back]] is titled with this misspelling.
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It is said out loud for the first time in the fourth Skills of an Artist video from [[@StrongBadActual]], in which Strong Bad greets the viewers this way.
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==Helscome==
==Helscome==
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'''Helscome''' was first used on [[Homestar Runner's Website]].
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[[File:datingprolif.png|thumb|"helscome my dating prolif."]]
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*[[Homestar Runner's Website]] — Homestar greets the reader with "helscome my website".
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Later, on the DVD commentary for [[Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True]], "helscome" is used again by [[Matt Chapman]], in reference to the above. The word is used again in an Easter egg in [[Flash is Dead!]] referencing Homestar's Website.
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*[[Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True]] ([[Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True#Commentary Transcript|DVD commentary]]) — Matt Chapman says "helscome" while quoting Homestar Runner's Website.
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*[[Flash is Dead!]] (Easter egg) — Homestar Runner's Website has been turned into a "dating prolif", so this word appears again.
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==Haldo==
==Haldo==
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'''Haldo''' was first used in [[Peasant's Quest]], in which [[Mendelev]] has [[Rather Dashing]] tell [[Dongolev]] "haldo". It was also featured in the [[Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer]].
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[[File:Quote Of Week Box Design All.PNG|thumb|100px|"Oh Haldo!"]]
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*[[Peasant's Quest]] — [[Mendelev]] has [[Rather Dashing]] tell [[Dongolev]] "haldo".
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Haldo was later used on [[Quote of the Week]]. If there is a problem finding the [[HR:weeklies/weeklies.xml|weeklies.xml]] file, the text (which has no sound) is Homestar Runner saying:
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*[[Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer]] — Mendelev and Dongolev greet Rather Dashing using "haldo".
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<blockquote>"Oh Haldo! This is my<br>
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*[[Quote of the Week]] &mdash; If there is a problem finding the [[HR:weeklies/weeklies.xml|weeklies.xml]] file, a soundless Quote of the Week will appear, with Homestar greeting you this way.
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funniest word style<br>
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ever times that I've<br>
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said! Hope all is on<br>
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to it even more<br>
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lately! And I wish the<br>
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chicken & msg place<br>
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was open on<br>
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Somedays."</blockquote>
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==Hellote==
==Hellote==
[[File:HELLOTE.PNG|right|200px|"HELLOTE."]]
[[File:HELLOTE.PNG|right|200px|"HELLOTE."]]
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In [[alternate universe]], [[Vector Strong Bad]] greets Strong Bad with "'''HELLOTE'''". Given Vector Strong Bad's nature, this is probably an instance of [[Engrish]].
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*[[alternate universe]] &mdash; [[Vector Strong Bad]] greets Strong Bad with "HELLOTE". Given Vector Strong Bad's nature, this is probably an instance of [[Engrish]].
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==See Also==
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*[[Deliberately Poor English]]
[[Category:Inside Jokes]][[Category:Word running gags]][[Category:Spelling and Grammar]]
[[Category:Inside Jokes]][[Category:Word running gags]][[Category:Spelling and Grammar]]

Revision as of 10:45, 27 October 2017

Homestar weclomes trick-or-treaters

Sometimes the various characters use unusual greetings. They bear slight resemblance to conventional greetings, usually with just a different spelling.

Contents

Weclome

Weclome ladies/girls

Helscome

"helscome my dating prolif."

Haldo

"Oh Haldo!"

Hellote

"HELLOTE."

See Also

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