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[edit] Closed STUFF

Normally this header goes in the Talk page for items that have been Declined after going through the STUFF process - however, the item that follows contains a conversation worth saving. Thus, even though the item itself was Accepted, the archived discussion will reside here.

[edit] A grill, a doghouse, a trash can, an igloo and the TARDIS

The spacious interior of The Cheat's house may be a reference to Snoopy's house from the Peanuts comics. It also looked small and ordinary on the outside, but was very large and luxurious on the inside, housing, among other things, his prized Van Gogh. It might also be a reference to Oscar the Grouch's trash can (from Sesame Street), which is also small on the outside, but contains a swimming pool and a number of other facilities within. It could also be a reference to the Nickelodeon show Doug, where his smart dog's (Porkchop) igloo is WAY roomier than it looked. Or even the TARDIS from Dr Who...

  • Neutral I doubt its a reference to any those, but for some reason, I don't want to decline it. --Trogga 22:03, 22 Mar 2005 (MST)
  • Weak decline - needs severe rewrite This is actually a combination of several entries from that page that should have been combined in a single fact, so I did. The trouble is, there are way too many references noted here. The "roomier than it looks" gag isn't anything new, and severe rewrite on this is needed in order for this to be acceptable. At the very least, the Oscar and TARDIS references need to go. --TheEggman 07:53, 23 Mar 2005 (MST)
    • Second Alls I know is that Snoopy's house was huge on the inside. --acekirby13 09:00, 25 Mar 2005 (MST)
  • Decline It's a reference to this... and a reference to that... and a reference to this other thing... and a reference to something else... make up your mind! I hate "facts" like this. --Jay 10:05, 26 Mar 2005 (MST)
    • King Edward the Second. It's a common gag. It doesn't reference anything specific. --Beatfox 20:17, 19 Apr 2005 (UTC)
    • Second. -- tomstiff 20:42, 19 Apr 2005 (UTC)
  • Weak Decline Nice thinking, but I think it gets used to much to be an actual reference to anything. The gag is also used in Eek! The cat (Sharky's house), and SpongeBob Squarepants (Patrick's house).
  • Comment In the book, "The ultimate unnofficial guide to the mysteries of Harry Potter", they say in the fouth book chapter that it's a reference to the TARDIS in Dr. who when the tent really was a three room flt at the Quidditch World Cup, Or Moody's trunk in "Veritaserum"!
    • How would THEY know what TBC were thinking? Was H*R even mentioned?! --Jay 11:53, 9 Apr 2005 (MDT)
    • So? In any case, Patsy Decline Dasrik 20:52, 10 Apr 2005 (MDT)
    • Accept I was about to decline this one until that last comment... I mean, if Harry Potter can make a Dr. Who reference, why not TBC? And if TBC can make a Dr. Who reference, why can't they make a reference to Peanuts, Oscar the Grouch, Spongebob, Stick Stickley, The Fresh Prince, Rocky III, and whoever else listed above has a roomy house.

[edit] Strong Sad a Strongbadian

According to this email, Strong Sad is (or will be) a resident of Strong Badia.

  • Decline He could simply be there, or visiting. You don't have to belong to a country to visit it, or even to reside in it. (Jim Carrey wasnt amercan until recently but he lived there for years).--flashstorm 17:15, 15 Mar 2005 (MST)
  • Decline. If that was the case, the sign would read "Population: Tire, Bundt Cake Pan, Coach Z, and Strong Sad." --TheEggman 11:59, 15 Mar 2005 (MST)
    • Second. --Stinkoman K
    • Like, totally Second, dude! Kvb 14:46, 1 Apr 2005 (MST)
  • Decline Although I think this fact is wrong, I just want to point out that the population on the tire isn't entire accurate. Strong Bad, Strong Mad and The Cheat aren't listed, and we all know they're in there. --Joshua 20:44, 28 Mar 2005 (MST)

[edit] Mormon Missionary

E. Fullmer's first initial could possibly really stand for "Elder" Fullmer, indicating that he is about to become a Mormon missionary. This could explain why he will be going on a two-year trip and will not be able to check the website for two years, as that is how long Mormon missionaries serve, and they are not allowed to use the Internet during that time.

  • Accept. -- thatkidsam 09:04, 8 Jan 2005 (MST)
  • Decline. Oh, like: "E. Fullmer's name could be Ed Fullmer, a play on Elmer Fudd" or "E. Fullmer's name could be Evan Fullmer, a disc jockey in Georgia I know, and the brothers chaps are from Georgia." --24.21.86.243 00:19, 3 Jan 2005 (MST)
    • TBC claim not to have come up with any of the content in the e-mails Strong Bad answers, so the name is probably not a joke. Maybe someone who has experience with the LDS church could comment on whether it's common for an elder to sign in that fashion.--216.231.36.102 09:35, 4 Jan 2005 (MST)
      • Don't suppose this matters much now, since it's verified that he was a Mormon missionary, but for the record no, it's not common at all. I'm a Mormon, and I've served a mission myself, and I've never seen "Elder" abbreviated like that (before). But apparently there's always a first time... --Alun Clewe 02:19, 26 Feb 2005 (MST)
        • In fact, actually, the more I think about this the less sense it makes. Not only is "Elder" in my experience never abbreviated to "E.", but it wouldn't make sense for him to be referring to himself as "Elder Fullmer" in the first place. If he's sending an e-mail saying he's going to be gone for two years and unable to access the web, that means he hasn't started his mission yet, and he wouldn't be calling himself "Elder Fullmer" yet. Okay, I understand someone says this guy is a friend of his coworker and he was indeed a soon-to-be Mormon missionary, fine, but...did his first name, by any chance, start with E? Because that would still make a lot more sense than the "E." standing for Elder when Elder isn't abbreviated that way and he wouldn't be calling himself Elder yet anyway. In fact, the personal testimonial notwithstanding, this rings false for me on enough levels I'm going to have to vote Decline on this one unless some more direct evidence arises. -Alun Clewe 16:07, 1 Mar 2005 (MST)
    • Second. gwr2004 11:15, 8 Jan 2005 (MST)
  • Didn't someone say they actually knew E. Fullmer, who is indeed a mormon missionary? Wait... yes. Of course, that may not necessarily mean anything, but I still say accept either way. - SailorHippyGirl
I'm going to have to Accept. Because it's true! And 216.231.36.102, it's not terribly common for missionaries to sign things that way, but I think he did it so people could get the joke without being so blatant as to write out Elder. I do know that H*R is saturatingly popular at both USU and BYU, so there would be plenty of people to get the joke. --racerx_is_alive 13:16, 12 Jan 2005 (MST)
  • Accept. Click on the link above - this is a verified fact. Kilroy/talk[[]] 20:23, 21 Jan 2005 (MST)
    • Accept -- I didn't know that. Definately an interesting tidbit and should be accepted as long as there is enough supporting evidence to merit the assumption. Kamek 12:12, 24 Jan 2005 (MST)
  • Revise I think this should be reworded, because it has been verified. Something like "E. Fullmer is a Mormon missionary, which explains why he will be absent for the next two years," or something. Gydea
    • Decline the above revise, accept the original The original is a plausible enough explanation, whether it's true or not (and a lot of fun facts are based on more sketchy information). However, I would decline the above revise because someone posting on a message board about 'the best friend of my coworker' is not the same as verification. I should know... my brother's boss's former roommate was the guy whose stomach exploded because he mixed Pop Rocks and Coke. --211.252.38.203 00:29, 9 Mar 2005 (MST)
  • Comment I am an LDSer and when my dad signed his name on his mission in letters to home he signed it E. (his last name) because the E meant Elder. My cousin who goes to BYU and is also a Mormon come home from his mission says that Homestar Runner is very popular there because a lot more flash movies these days have swear words in them. Since Homestar Runner is pretty clean-humored, it's very well-known at Mormon-based schools like BYU, so it's possible that Mr. Fullmer went there and had to go on his mission. Anyhoo, I'm rambling. Signing off. --24.161.164.120


[edit] Pop: Incomplete

Even though Cinder Block speaks and writes, he is not listed as part of the population of Strong Badia.

Posted on: 16:13, 9 Aug 2005 (UTC)
Closed: 01:14, 18 Aug 2005 (UTC)

VERDICT: This item was unanimously declined, 10–0. A proposed revision was overwhelmingly declined, 12–3. The votes and arguments have been moved to HRWiki:STUFF/Archive/2 years.

[edit] September 2005

It's been 2 years since this e-mail, and none of this occured yet. Except possibly Strong Sad getting whinier.

Well, I didn't really expect it to, yeah? It was all... speculation. Unless this upcoming toon mentioned on the front page will suddenly bring about all these changes. --DorianGray
Actually, I've noticed Strong Sad getting less whinier. It started in Experimental Film with "Why don't you shut up, Homestar?" and it's built up. Cheatachu72 02:48, 29 October 2005 (UTC)
Ah, imagine a complete reversal-of-expectations, in which Strong Bad's predictions will not only be false but just the opposite of what he thought... The tire deflates, the stop sign and cinderblock elope, Strong Sad stands up for himself, and Strong Bad paints the mural himself. --DorianGray
And Coach Z doesn't take a leak. — talk Bubsty edits 16:55, 4 December 2005 (UTC)
Strong Sad is probably the same amount of whiny, give or take a bit. But he's definately not as whiny as Strong Bad predicted him to be. As evidenced in "Narrator," he still likes food. Even if it is grody ethnic food. Coach Z, has however spent some time behind the fence (near the end of the Strong Bad is in Jail Cartoon, for instance), and he may or may not have taken a leak there (it certainly wouldn't be something I'd put past him). However, he is far from a perminent resident of Strong Badia. Strong Bad did dig a hole (the death hole from Cool Things) but it is not in Strong Badia, nor is it specified as world class. And if the "class" of a hole is based on depth, the death hole probably doesn't qualify. --Hi, I'm El Chupaqueso. I'll add more to this page later. But as I'm righting this, I'm really tired. Therefore, I can't think of anything funny. Y'know. To say.

I bet the reason they didn't resolve this like they did "Stay tuned in September 2004 for Dangeresque 3" from stunt double and "The Paper stuck around until email 173" from montage was because not enough people cared for this email to come true. Bad Bad Guy 22:42, 23 July 2007 (UTC)

[edit] Gender

I removed this Fun Fact:

The only evidence I can find to support this is that the letter is read in a vaguely male voice. But it's not necessarily a male voice. Secondly, how does deciding this either way definitively determine the gender of the Stop Sign these days? I think this is a huge leap not supported by fact, but I'm open to hear other points of view. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 02:38, 27 March 2006 (UTC)

Ok, on Stop Sign I found that someone thinks "I also have some good news for you single ladies out there. The cinder block is going to break up with the sign." means that Cinderblock must be male. But it could equally mean Stoppy is male. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 02:41, 27 March 2006 (UTC)

you know, it could mean that Cinder Block could possibly be female and Stop Sign male. just a chance User:Imdaman

[edit] What is "endiment"?

What does endiment mean?

It doesn't appear to have a definition at dictionary.com... It's probably made up. --DorianGray

[edit] Love Always?

Doesn't the letter say "Love Always, Cinder Block" with Cinder Block as two separate words? -- Dragoon5464 15:39, 30 August 2006 (UTC)

Hey, you're right! How did we miss that? Did they change it? Meh, I'll fix it. – The Chort 16:03, 30 August 2006 (UTC)

[edit] Strong Sad

I think Strong Sad's become whinier since this email. Awexome 21:59, 4 March 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Championship belt

DorianGray (Talk | contribs) (I think it's a different championship belt--the one from yes, wrestling, given Strong Bad's comments when trying it on.)
I'm afraid I'll have to disagree. The championship belt from SBCG4AP has the exact same appearance as the one in 2 years. It clearly originated from this email, even if it references another as well. (There is a belt that appears in yes, wrestling, around frame 1376, but the "sizzleweight belt" features bacon and eggs, not the letter "T") --Blu Aardvark (talk) (edits) 05:00, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

[edit] World Class Hole

Shouldn't the archaeological hole be included? StarFox 16:44, 29 June 2009 (UTC)

He says "world class hole" not "one foot hole". — Defender1031Talk 16:54, 29 June 2009 (UTC)


[edit] Morality?

Do my ears deceive me? Does Strong Bad actually have regards for Strong Sad? I mean, he did think put him in the dryer, but at least he has the decency to let him out.

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