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Strong Bad Email #17
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"You keep studying Roy, I'm going over to your girlfriend's house."

Roy asks Strong Bad what to do about his girlfriend, who keeps interrupting him while he's studying.

Cast (in order of appearance): Strong Bad

Places: Computer Room

Computer: Tandy 400

Date: Monday, March 11, 2002

Running Time: 1:13

Page Title: Tandy 400!!!

DVD: strongbad_email.exe Disc One

Contents

[edit] Transcript

STRONG BAD: Ohh! Electronic mail!

STRONG BAD: {typing} Oh, well! I think I might have a little piece of advice for you, Roy. {yelling} Close the book and quit being such a dork-on!!!!!!! {clears screen} {no longer yelling} I mean, this girl obviously has the hots for you man. Why do you think she's calling you? I mean, you've got the potential here, {does not type the word "here"} to get 1st, 2nd, and quite possibly even 3rd base. So unless you're studying a book called {font changes to orange} "This Book is Better than 1st, 2nd, and Quite Possibly Even 3rd Base" {font changes back to green}, I suggest you hightail it over to your girlfriend's house ASAP, man! {clears screen} And also, send me a copy of that book. Because this sounds pretty good {types "It sounds..."}. You know what...scratch that. You keep studying Roy, I'm going over to your girlfriend's house.

{He runs away from the computer and a few seconds later he returns.}

STRONG BAD: Um, I forgot. I don't know her name or where she lives, but your girlfriend still loves me, Roy.

{The Paper comes down.}

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[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Trivia

  • This is the first email to have an immediately clickable Easter egg in it.
  • This marks the first appearance of The Geddup Noise, but there was a variation in depressio.

[edit] Goofs

  • The area where the text Easter egg was remains clickable after the text itself vanishes.

[edit] Inside References

[edit] Real-World References

  • The layout and name of the website in the Easter egg is a spoof of Amazon.com, a website that mainly sells books, but also sells items such as clothing and electronics.

[edit] DVD Version

  • If you click on the hidden Strong Bad icon in the bottom left-hand corner of the Tandy's screen at the end of the email, you'll see the Bookazon.com site. Strong Bad narrates.

[edit] Differences in DVD Version

The website looks different from how it does on homestarrunner.com. Among the differences are:

  • The site is now named bookazon.egg, a reference to the email pom pom where Homestar Runner says that he thinks a Web page ends with "dot-egg" instead of "dot-com".
  • The tabs now read, "WELCOME", "STORE", "BOOKS", "VIDELECTRIX", "BVD", "CRAIG", "PRODUKTS", and "AB-ABBERS".
  • Two of the advertisements from Under Construction (the ones for Affordable Hosting and Spam Free Living) now adorn the right side of the screen.
  • The Purchase button section now reads, "BUYIN' TIME? BUY THIS JUNK NOW?"

[edit] Transcript

STRONG BAD: {offscreen} This Book is Better Than 1st, 2nd, and Quite Possibly Even 3rd Base, by Lem Sportsinterviews. Oh, and there's some reviews! "Better than 4th base even?!?" by Tempe Sam. Uhh, let's see what Tempe Sam says. {Strong Bad reads the review exactly as written.} "I'm read this book! Twize! It had more chapters than any book I've ever read! Which was my favorite? I dunno. I only read wan. But it got me where I needed to be. The restroom. When I'm done read this book I plan to ride my own. I call it 'Leftover Sam and the Leftover Sam Book.' Will you by it?!"

STRONG BAD: {offscreen} Well, after reading your review, Tempe Sam, I'm thinkin' ...no.

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