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The Index Page is the first page one sees when visiting the website, and offers the viewer the option to watch the Intro or go to the Main Pages. The Main Pages, which are the main menus of the site, split into 6 main categories: Toons, Games, Characters, Downloads, Store, and Email. A few of these categories host subcategories such as Strong Bad Email, and Teen Girl Squad.

The website also hosts several subdomains, such as, which hosts the menu and files for Podstar Runner. There are also a few folders within the domain, such as the folders housing Stinkoman 20X6 and Strong Sad's Lament.

Hidden among the website are various secret pages, ranging from toons never added to the main list, pages intended to be found, and unfinished toons. There have also been secret pages removed after fans found them, such as If I Ran the Camera.

Filename Conventions

The 404 error page, which is opened when a nonexistent file is requested.

Many of the page files (.html files) and Flash files (.swf files) have consistent naming conventions. For example, the page file for a Teen Girl Squad issue is "tgsX.html", where X is the issue number. The same goes for Strong Bad Emails ("sbemailX.html", with a handful of exceptions), and Marzipan's Answering Machine (answerX.html).

Sometimes, the page file relates to the toon. For example, A Jorb Well Done is "cantsayjob.html". Usually, the Flash file will have the same filename as the html page, but there are some exceptions. If this is not the case, the Flash file may be found by viewing the page source and reading the filename from the line that includes "<PARAM NAME=movie VALUE="FILENAME.swf">".


The domain is currently hosted by CaroNet, and was registered on December 6th, 1999 by Harmless Junk, Inc. Its IP is The website used to be hosted by Yahoo!, but it was so popular that it had to be moved. It was hosted by Sagonet until sometime around October 2006.

Other Domains

The Thorax Corporation home page.

Harmless Junk, Inc. also hosts other domains, such as,, and The first two of those websites are based on companies within the Homestar Runner universe, and the last is based on a toon, but the site was never set up and expired April 30, 2008.

Email Addresses

Until late 2015, "" was the personal email address of The Brothers Chaps, the creators of Homestar Runner, while "" is the email address for sending Strong Bad Emails. In sbemail206, it was suggested that any future SBEmails should be sent via Twitter to @StrongBadActual.


  • does not pass the W3C Validation Test, at least not on many of its pages. This is mainly due to no DOCTYPE and because it uses the EMBED HTML Object (which is is not valid HTML 4.01; you must use flash satay in order to bypass validation errors.)
  • So far nothing has been done to make the site mobile-supported in any way.

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