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*A [[Wikipedia:Daemon (computer software)|daemon]], sometimes called a service, is a background process that serves an important function in a computer system.  Common uses for daemons include such things as sending email or running [[Wikipedia:Web server|web]] and [[Wikipedia:File Transfer Protocol|FTP]] servers.
*A [[Wikipedia:Daemon (computer software)|daemon]], sometimes called a service, is a background process that serves an important function in a computer system.  Common uses for daemons include such things as sending email or running [[Wikipedia:Web server|web]] and [[Wikipedia:File Transfer Protocol|FTP]] servers.
**The word "daemon" can be correctly pronounced "DEE-mon" (just like "demon"), or "DAY-mon", similar to how Strong Bad pronounces it in this email.
**The word "daemon" can be correctly pronounced "DEE-mon" (just like "demon"), or "DAY-mon", similar to how Strong Bad pronounces it in this email.
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*"Pseudoname" is a common misspelling of "[[Wikipedia:pseudonym|pseudonym]]", a fictitious name used as an alternative to one's legal name. As Strong Sad suggests, "pseudonym" is derived from the Greek word for name, ὄνυμα ''onyma'', which gives rise to the combining form ''-onym'' in English.   
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**This is also a reference to the video game [[Doom]] (a game about space marines fighting demons) as Strong Bad types "strongbad_email.wad" instead of the usual "strongbad_email.exe". Custom maps for this game are saved as .wad files.
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*"Pseudoname" is a common misspelling of "[[Wikipedia:pseudonym|pseudonym]]," a fictitious name used as an alternative to one's legal name. As Strong Sad suggests, "pseudonym" is derived from the Greek word for name, ὄνυμα ''onyma'', which gives rise to the combining form ''-onym'' in English.   
*A cowboy is featured on the cover of "Laramie, Why?" because [[Wikipedia:Laramie, Wyoming|Laramie]] is a popular setting for [[Wikipedia:westerns|westerns]]. The book cover may also refer to Laramie Cigarette advertisements, which often feature a simple red/white border color scheme with an image of a cowboy in a relaxed pose.
*A cowboy is featured on the cover of "Laramie, Why?" because [[Wikipedia:Laramie, Wyoming|Laramie]] is a popular setting for [[Wikipedia:westerns|westerns]]. The book cover may also refer to Laramie Cigarette advertisements, which often feature a simple red/white border color scheme with an image of a cowboy in a relaxed pose.
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is politics bad?<br>
is politics bad?<br>
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[[HYBRID CARS]]!!<br>
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[[Hybrid Cars|HYBRID CARS!]]<br>
CELEB SHOCKERS!<br>
CELEB SHOCKERS!<br>
A PURSE!</blockquote>
A PURSE!</blockquote>
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*If the Mudgeman trailer is the trailer in [[portrait]], then the setting has apparently changed since then. In that email, there was a portrait of Strong Bad to the left of the "Born to be Danged" poster, and the moose lamp at the right was originally on the left, and was broken.
*If the Mudgeman trailer is the trailer in [[portrait]], then the setting has apparently changed since then. In that email, there was a portrait of Strong Bad to the left of the "Born to be Danged" poster, and the moose lamp at the right was originally on the left, and was broken.
**Also, the moose lamp was slightly taller in [[portrait]].
**Also, the moose lamp was slightly taller in [[portrait]].
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*In the Easter egg at the end, Homestar states that he would like a pseudonym, even though earlier in the toon, Bubs refers to him as Mr. Dee Williams, implying that he has already been using one.
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*In the Easter egg at the end, Homestar states that he would like a pseudonym, even though earlier in the 'toon Bubs refers to him as Mr. Dee Williams, implying that he has already been using one.
*When Strong Bad is opening his email, he opens it as a .wad instead of a .exe.
*When Strong Bad is opening his email, he opens it as a .wad instead of a .exe.
*Strong Bad's typewriter only makes a carriage return sound once every three lines, even when typing the header and signature.
*Strong Bad's typewriter only makes a carriage return sound once every three lines, even when typing the header and signature.
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*"BUBSO'S CONCES5ION STAND" is a reference to [[geddup noise]].
*"BUBSO'S CONCES5ION STAND" is a reference to [[geddup noise]].
*Strong Bad prods the Poopsmith with a fondue fork to encourage him to leave. Homestar has borrowed [[Strong Bad's Fondue Pot|Strong Bad's fondue set]] at least twice.
*Strong Bad prods the Poopsmith with a fondue fork to encourage him to leave. Homestar has borrowed [[Strong Bad's Fondue Pot|Strong Bad's fondue set]] at least twice.
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*Bubs's name tag is a reference to [[Puppets on the Road]], where [[Shark-Tooth Bubs]] says, "My name Shark-Tooth Bubs."   
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*Bubs's name tag is a reference to [[Puppets on the Road]], where Shark-Tooth Bubs says "My name Shark-Tooth Bubs."   
*Bubs accepted pencil shavings as legal tender in [[lackey]], as he does here, as evidenced by his guestbook.
*Bubs accepted pencil shavings as legal tender in [[lackey]], as he does here, as evidenced by his guestbook.
*Homestar's [[Homestar Runner's Sleepwear|bathrobe and slippers]] were introduced in [[caper]], as was his [[cinnamon]] beard.
*Homestar's [[Homestar Runner's Sleepwear|bathrobe and slippers]] were introduced in [[caper]], as was his [[cinnamon]] beard.
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*This email contains an instance of [[Hyperactive Strong Sad]].
*This email contains an instance of [[Hyperactive Strong Sad]].
*This is another reference to [[steak]].
*This is another reference to [[steak]].
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*"strongbad_email.wad" and "Initiate sbemail-refresh daemon" are both homages to [[Doom]].
===Real-World References===
===Real-World References===
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*"strongbad_email.wad" and "Initiate sbemail-refresh daemon" are both homages to [[Doom]].
 
*The mention of [[Wikipedia:Garth Brooks|Garth Brooks]] is a reference to his 1999 rock & roll alter-ego, [[Wikipedia:Chris Gaines|Chris Gaines]], which he assumed for a movie deal that fell through.
*The mention of [[Wikipedia:Garth Brooks|Garth Brooks]] is a reference to his 1999 rock & roll alter-ego, [[Wikipedia:Chris Gaines|Chris Gaines]], which he assumed for a movie deal that fell through.
*Homestar's ''[http://www.founditemclothing.com/t-shirts/toxic.html I &#9829; Toxic Waste]'' shirt and pink bunny slippers are references to the movie [[Wikipedia:Real Genius|Real Genius]].
*Homestar's ''[http://www.founditemclothing.com/t-shirts/toxic.html I &#9829; Toxic Waste]'' shirt and pink bunny slippers are references to the movie [[Wikipedia:Real Genius|Real Genius]].
*The name Jeffrey Beffrey could be a literary nod to the Goose from [[Wikipedia:Charlotte's Web|Charlotte's Web]] by E. B. White.  The Goose called her son "Jeffrey-Effrey" in her unique rhyming speech.
*The name Jeffrey Beffrey could be a literary nod to the Goose from [[Wikipedia:Charlotte's Web|Charlotte's Web]] by E. B. White.  The Goose called her son "Jeffrey-Effrey" in her unique rhyming speech.
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* The name Tip Tappers may refer to [[Wikipedia:Tip Tipping|Tip Tipping]], a 1980s stuntman who acted in many famous productions, including [[Wikipedia:Doctor Who|Doctor Who]] and [[Indiana Jones]].
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* The name Tip Tappers may refer to [[Wikipedia:Tip Tipping|Tip Tipping]], a 1980s stuntman who acted in many famous productions, including [[Wikipedia:Doctor Who|Doctor Who]] and [[Wikipedia:Indiana Jones|Indiana Jones]].
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===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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* Strong Bad's Cara Carabowditbowdit wig is a costume item in [[Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People]].
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* Strong Bad's [[Cara Carabowditbowdit]] wig is a costume item in [[Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People]].
== DVD Version ==
== DVD Version ==

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