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{{sbenav|19|stand-up|spring cleaning}}
[[Image:sbemail19.PNG|thumb|The infamous tape-leg]]
[[Image:sbemail19.PNG|thumb|The infamous tape-leg]]
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{{aboutemail}} {{for|running gag based on this email|Tape-leg}}
 
Nicolas asks if Strong Bad's legs are made of tape.
Nicolas asks if Strong Bad's legs are made of tape.
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'''Computer:''' [[Tandy 400]]
'''Computer:''' [[Tandy 400]]
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'''Date:''' Monday, March 25, 2002
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'''Date:''' March 25, 2002
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'''Running Time:''' 1:01
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'''Running Time:''' 0:58
'''Page Title:''' Tandy 400!!!
'''Page Title:''' Tandy 400!!!
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{{dvd|strongbad_email.exe Disc One}}
 
== Transcript ==
== Transcript ==
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{muttering}'' Ow-mnow, mnow, mnow... ''{louder}'' Mow-mnow, mnow, mnow... ''{stops muttering}''
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'''STRONG BAD:''' ''{muttering}'' Ow-mnow, mnow, mnow...''{louder}'' Mow-mnow, mnow, mnow... ''{stops muttering}''
<blockquote class="short tandy email">Dear strong bad,<br />
<blockquote class="short tandy email">Dear strong bad,<br />
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'''STRONG BAD:''' Nee-''co''-las. ''{typing}'' They said my legs were made of tape?! WHAT?? I mean, do I look like some kind of tape-leg? I can guarantee you, man, I am not a tape-leg.
'''STRONG BAD:''' Nee-''co''-las. ''{typing}'' They said my legs were made of tape?! WHAT?? I mean, do I look like some kind of tape-leg? I can guarantee you, man, I am not a tape-leg.
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''{Strong Bad stops typing and lifts his leg up, where a piece of masking tape is stuck on the bottom of his shoe.}''
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''{Strong Bad stops typing and lifts his leg up, where we can see a piece of masking tape on the bottom of his shoe.}''
'''STRONG BAD:''' I mean, look at this leg. Look... look at it there... Oh wait a minute, what's that on- OH, there's a little piece of tape on my shoe!  
'''STRONG BAD:''' I mean, look at this leg. Look... look at it there... Oh wait a minute, what's that on- OH, there's a little piece of tape on my shoe!  
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== Fun Facts ==
== Fun Facts ==
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===Explanations===
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*Nicolas's brothers may have gotten the idea that Strong Bad's legs were made of tape from [[halloweener]], where duct tape was wrapped around [[Homestar Runner|Homestar]]'s legs as part of a Halloween costume of Strong Bad.
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**It's possible that the idea may have come from the way the reflection on Strong Bad's shoe is drawn: it has kind of a zig-zag look to it, similar to the pattern on the end of a piece of transparent tape when you pull it from the dispenser.
===Trivia===
===Trivia===
*This is the first email in which Strong Bad does not say the word "email" in his opening.
*This is the first email in which Strong Bad does not say the word "email" in his opening.
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*In the previous email, [[stand-up]], [[Lil' Strong Bad]] was seen with fleshed legs when his pants fell.
 
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*The [[YouTube]] description for this email is "Tape-Leg 1, not to be confused with Tape-Leg 2."
 
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===Remarks===
===Remarks===
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*Not only can Strong Bad [[How Do You Type With Boxing Gloves On?|type with boxing gloves on]], but he can do so with one hand. He types while he is ripping the tape off.
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*Not only can Strong Bad type with boxing gloves on, but he can do so with one hand. He types while he is ripping the tape off.
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*The audio quality changes for the line "Pfffph! I must've just stepped on an innocent piece of tape...tape." and then changes back for the rest of the email.
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===Goofs===
===Goofs===
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*When Strong Bad is holding up his arm with the tape, his arm cannot be seen in the computer's reflection.
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*The contrast buttons on the Tandy are clickable while they are blocked by Strong Bad's leg and hand.  
===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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*An email which endures much controversy over its quality, "tape-leg" is referred to by other emails and toons on the site (see [[Tape-leg]]).
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*An email which endures much controversy over its quality, "tape-leg" is frequently referred to by other emails and toons on the site (see [[Tape leg]]).
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*Strong Bad asks for some good emails in the next week. [[spring cleaning|The following week]], Strong Bad [[DELETED|deletes]] 5 bad emails, and there is no evidence that he ever got any good ones.
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== External Links ==
== External Links ==
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{{sbemailextlinks|19|youtube=vAQEcZFwcLU}}
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*[[HR:sbemail19.html|watch "tape-leg"]]
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*[[HR:sbemail19.swf|view the Flash file for "tape-leg"]]
{{Strong Bad Email}}
{{Strong Bad Email}}
[[Category:Tandy 400 Emails]]
[[Category:Tandy 400 Emails]]

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