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A good gift for Nana

A snow globe for Rather Dashing.

Cast (in order of appearance): Rather Dashing, Trogdor

Places: Peasantry

Date: Thursday, December 16, 2004

Running Time: 1:00

Page Title: Have a Rather Dashing Decemberween!

DVD: Everything Else, Volume 2


[edit] Transcript

{Scene opens to a wintry version of the burninated cottage from Peasant's Quest, with an odd blue object with a red bottom in the screen as well. The Peasant's Quest theme is playing. The score is "0 of 1." Rather Dashing walks on in winter attire. The command "look" is typed in, loading up the following text:}

Even your burninated hovel
looks picturesque in the
cold Peasantry snow. Oh,
and there's a snowglobe on
the ground. That's what
that red and blue thing is.
A snowglobe.

{The command "get snowglobe" is typed. Rather Dashing picks up the globe, and the score changes to "1 of 1." The following text appears, as the "got item" sound from Peasant's Quest plays:}

Hey! It's a Trogdor snow
globe! Now you have a
Decemberween present for
Nana. Score!

{The Trogdor snow globe appears on-screen, with the text "Greetings from Peasantry" on the base.}

[edit] Easter Eggs

  • At the end you can shake the snowglobe. After you've shaken it for 30 seconds a "Time Wasted" counter will keep track of how much time you've spent shaking the snowglobe. The timer will count up as long as either you hold down the mouse button or the stuff in the snowglobe is moving.
  • When the timer hits 2 minutes you will get this message (spoken by Trogdor himself). This can also be accessed by right-clicking "Play" in the Flash file.
Congratulations! You
wasted more time than any-
body else ever has. Happy
Decemberween, peasant.
Your life will be spared
for another day.

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Trivia

  • The time will pause when nothing in the snowglobe is moving, and it will continue when you start shaking it again.
  • At 5908:33 the time will stop. (This amounts to 98:28:33, but the tracker only counts minutes and seconds.)
  • The YouTube description for this toon is "A Rather Dashing snowglobe!"

[edit] Remarks

  • Rather Dashing still wears his short pants, even though it's winter.
  • You can press Enter or the spacebar to advance to the next event instead of clicking the text (or you could just wait).
  • Pulling the snowglobe pushes the peasants up a disproportionally large amount.
  • You can also shake the globe by clicking outside the globe and shaking your mouse.

[edit] Glitches

Trying to escape?
  • Sometimes while shaking the globe, peasants and snowflakes may temporarily appear partially or fully outside of the glass.
  • Some peasants may suddenly move to the ground of the globe if it is shaken quickly enough or if you drag the globe slowly downwards for a few seconds.
  • The typing sound effect starts before the text comes up on screen.

[edit] DVD Version

  • The snowglobe is shaken automatically for only a few seconds and Trogdor's message Easter egg is automatically enabled.
  • There is also background music that is not heard on the website.

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