“Why, that’s the second biggest monkey head I’ve ever seen!”

From: The Secret of Monkey Island

Genre: Video Games

Who said it?: Guybrush Threepwood

The story behind the quote: This week’s quote comes from the classic PC Lucasfilm adventure game, The Secret of Monkey Island. The game has you controlling aspiring pirate, Guybrush Threepwood, as he tries to win the affections of governor Elaine Marley. The game is the first of the Monkey Island franchise.

The quote comes from the middle of the game. Guybrush Threepwood arrives at Monkey Island to look for a way to vanquish the ghost pirate LeChuck. One of the locations on the island features a large monkey head and, when you look at it, Guybrush delivers the quote.

Geek wisdom: There are going to be times when we just don’t have the full story. But does it really matter? Like in the game, we never do get to know what is the biggest monkey head Guybrush ever saw. It doesn’t really matter in the grand scheme of things but some gamers are curious as to what the answer is. But, like I said, it really shouldn’t matter.

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Author: Victor de la Cruz

Most of my childhood (and adult life) was spent doing a lot of geeky stuff: watching TV, playing video games and going to the movies. To some, it may have been a waste of time. Well, to me, it has made me what I am today... a geeky adult. I actually write for a couple of blogs, namely: geekwisdom.wordpress.com 3rdworldgeeks.com gamemoir.com Please check them out!

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