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5/5 - Sent mail outbox gem! 23%  23%  [ 15 ]
4/5 - Nice! 45%  45%  [ 29 ]
3/5 - Not the best choice 22%  22%  [ 14 ]
2/5 - Shark bait 8%  8%  [ 5 ]
1/5 - Crap-kicked-out-of-them lesson 3%  3%  [ 2 ]
Total votes : 65
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 Post subject: Email 199: "being mean"
PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:42 pm 
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Woohoo, I got to make a transcript finally! Nice of them to get the menu link up right away so I knew how to name it this time. :)

Anyway, back to the back to the sbemail. It's been a while since SB has called someone out for emailing him something stupid; that was nice. How many think we haven't heard the last of hungry shark?

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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Strong Bad in top form, doin' what he does best: shameless mockery of people who send him emails. Maybe Nice Dad would be better off showing his kids that Cheat Commandos Teen Parent Choice Behavior video thing?

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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This E-mail is best described in two words: Freakin' awesome!

It was reminiscent of Commandos in the Classroom (one of my all time favorite toons) and it showcased some good ol' fashoned Strong Bad- offensive and rude and proud of it! it's a breath of fresh air from the Strong Bad portrayed in "your edge" and "hiding".

:kot: Listen up, class. Instead of watching me doze off for the last ten minutes like we usually do, I've got a special treat for you all today. The drama club is going to perform a state-required skit about being nice, so we can avoid losing our accreditation!

:rolleyes: Sooooo true!

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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This is a good as usual email. I can't find anything wrong with it, and it doesn't stand out amazingly.

On the other hand the email after this one should have to REALLY stand out....

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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I thought it was absolutely boring. A few clever quirks, but very bland.


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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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This was better than the three previous emails in my opinion.
Not just the humor, but the animation too.
The "3D" animation of King of Town almost felt like a reference to SBCG4AP, but maybe not.
My favorite parts were Hungry Shark, Strong Mad hitting Coach Z and "You suck"


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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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Awesome email, and the hungry shark deserves a short cartoon.


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 Post subject: Poll: Being Nice
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I liked that it was short, didn't overdo the jokes and I really liked those King Of Town easter eggs.


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Be nice to your peers or they may charge you with a spikey club.

I like it.

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I loved it. I was hoping something significant would happen that could lead up to Sbemail 200, but you can't have it all.

Strong Mad with the club was so unexpected and hilarious. Also, Strong Bad seems very in character, which is something he doesn't do very much. Plus, it wasn't overly laden with self-reference! Everything the site needs, minus Strong Sad being in character, but he wasn't in it, so I'll let it pass.

I voted 5/5.

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Why is there no link to this thread from the wiki? I'd do it myself, but I've never touched the Wiki before and have no idea how to change it.

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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I guess it was good. the only thing that irked me about it was that it was obviously a troll, and I didn't think TBC usually took emails that were sent in like that.

Anyway, my favorite moments were the Sent Outbox Gems and the "Superb Dramitization (sic?)". Everything other than that seemed to be filler.. but those moments made it a 4/5.

One thing I'd like to mention, the forum link's not up on the wiki yet. neva'mind, PlaysetsandToys mentioned it.

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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I thought it was pretty good. Stupid "Teen motivational speakers" always need a good bite taken out of them. though hungry sharks last line "I'm gonna eat your kids" may make the top of the most offensive thing on H*R list. I didint personaly think it was offensive, but some might. 4/5

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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Finally! A laugh-out-loud e-mail!


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Did email 199 live up to emails 49 (theme party), 99 (different town), and 149 (candy product)? Yes. Yes it did. I think it even exceeded the entertainment value of those 3. It was the best email in 2 months, although I haven't decided yet if it's the best of the year.

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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You think this one was better than Candy Product and Different Town? I Disagree. Candy Product was one of those generic "SB reads an idea and then does the idea in the form of a catchy song" emails, but it was one of the better ones. Same for Different Town.

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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Eric the orange wrote:
I thought it was pretty good. Stupid "Teen motivational speakers" always need a good bite taken out of them.

I agree.They also do that in elementary school when you reach 5th grade.

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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I thought it was absolutely boring. A few clever quirks, but very bland.

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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OK, TBC is working on the game and all, but they better make email 200 ten times better than the last three or I may just stop watching H*R forever. :sad:

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For some reason, I laughed the most at the opening. And then, I was reading the email, and going, "lol oh my god this is going to be awesome." (In truth, it was pretty average, but the 'average' SBEmail still makes me laugh. It's not a crime, people.)
42 year-old online game playing man-child that still lives with his ex-wife's parents is my new sig.

This is gonna sound really lame, but a lot of this email struck me as surprisingly relevant. Like, I'm in 8th grade, and my class is doing drama right now. LOL YES WE DO FREEZEFRAMES, LOL YES WE HAVE LAME MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKERS. Ah, cheesy school references, where would we be without you.

... I'd eat that icecream.

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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Oh, man. Loved it. Only the second New Paper era email that I've really loved, too. The "other gems" in Nice Dad's inbox were great, and it was kind of cool to see SB spend a longer time than usual at the computer before we cut away. The parody, via Marzi, Coach Z and SM was funny, too, but for me, the best part was Strong Bad "being nice" to Homestar holding the huge ice cream cone. I was totally not expecting him to do what he did, and I laughed out loud so hard at that.
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Maybe Nice Dad would be better off showing his kids that Cheat Commandos Teen Parent Choice Behavior video thing?

Tee hee, yes. Though that's better at teaching not to smoke candy, really.

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I loved this E-Mail. I thought Coach Z's being nice rap, although I thought he said "moist" and not "noice". Coach Z was great in this one. "Hey, Pants Pull-Upper! Nice pulled-up... pants!". Also, is anyone else getting bored with the current scroll button song? I hope we get a new one with E-Mail 200.


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Heimstern Läufer wrote:
the best part was Strong Bad "being nice" to Homestar holding the huge ice cream cone. I was totally not expecting him to do what he did, and I laughed out loud so hard at that.

I loved that scene, too. Especially when Homestar's tongue comes back out from under the ice cream. :mrgreen: It was not exactly one of the best sbemails in my opinion, but still a good one. I gave it 4/5.


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 Post subject: Re: Poll: Being Nice
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I liked it, though I also find it a bit ironic that Nice Dad is asking about being nice, when Strong Bad can be seen saying nice things in Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People.


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Twas decent. The shark made me laugh a bit...and the "being nice skit" was good too. 4/5 I guess.

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I have to agree with the more negative reviews. I found this email to be bland. The pacing was way too slow, especially at the beginning. Too much time was spent at the computer. The only parts I found amusing were the "42-year old man child" line and Marzipan's lines in the play. Other than that, I think this was easily the worst email in a while. "Magic trick" wasn't brilliant, but it was funnier than this. I give "being mean" a 2/5.

Compared with the best sbemails, this is just plain bad. It's not the worst, but it's down there.

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Too much time was spent at the computer.
That's how the old fashioned ones worked.

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SnowyFox wrote:
jimstark wrote:
Too much time was spent at the computer.
That's how the old fashioned ones worked.


And they were funnier than this one. Strong Bad is much different in his delivery in the early ones: he sounds more like he's talking off the top of his head. Now he is very confident in his delivery, and going back to the old format of staying at the computer for an extended period doesn't work as well. Plus, alot of his sitting at the computer in "being mean" was just reading emails, as opposed to rambling, as he did in the early ones.

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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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Alright, I didn't like this email. In fact, I'll give it a 1/5. I liked the previous emails though, like hiding and the one about cereals, so meh. It's just taste, that's all.

And the toon has some true parts, especially about satirizing the "be nice" lessons...but it still wasn't, you know, funny.

The only gem I found was the character of Nice Dad. Troll or not, I hope he gets a cameo in another toon.


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 Post subject: Re: Email 199: "being mean"
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CorpyNT6 wrote:
Also, is anyone else getting bored with the current scroll button song? I hope we get a new one with E-Mail 200.

Of course we'll get a new one. Just like when Flashback was first released. But we'll just have to wait and see.

The camera rotation around the KoT sorta reminded me of the short "The Interview" when I saw it. I even thought the Strong Mad moments were rather pleasing. Coach Z's moves in the beginning of his rap seemed memorable, too.

4/5, since the time was less than 3:30 or something.


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