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www.monkeon.co.uk
Games and stuff here.

www.monkeon.co.uk/gallery
My b3ta pics go here... well, when I can be bothered to update it.

www.twitter.com/ricomonkeon
I don't tweet much, but I try and use it as a feed for pics which haven't died on their arse here and to launch any new games I make.

Recent front page messages:

Get the last word

(Mon 18th Jun 2018, 22:29, More)

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(Mon 11th Jun 2018, 19:51, More)

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(Mon 11th Jun 2018, 19:49, More)

Boom

(Fri 8th Jun 2018, 22:02, More)

NWOT

(Mon 4th Jun 2018, 22:41, More)

Feel the delay.

(Sun 3rd Jun 2018, 21:52, More)

Letter Change Authors

(Tue 29th May 2018, 22:24, More)

You're too big!

(Wed 16th May 2018, 22:38, More)



(Sat 12th May 2018, 21:34, More)

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(Fri 11th May 2018, 22:08, More)

Best answers to questions:

» Evil Pranks

Piracy is theft
In the 80s, I was asked to make a copy of Fruit Machine Simulator on the spectrum 48k for my brother's friend.

However, instead of copying it, we wrote a programme something along the lines of

10 PRINT "The reason you are seeing this message"
20 PRINT "is because you have pirated this software"
30 PRINT "We have detected that your address"
40 PRINT "is 16 Butterfield Close"
50 PRINT "and the police have been informed"

..and saved that on the tape.

The friend's dad loaded the game and apparently was thinking about phoning the police in order to hand himself in.
(Fri 14th Dec 2007, 12:28, More)

» I'm Sorry I've Written A Joke

How many gammon does it take to change a lightbulb?
Millions. First to successfully campaign to leave the EU, and then to wait in the dark for the proper inefficient incandescent light bulbs to make a comeback.
(Tue 8th May 2018, 10:52, More)

» Walkman Flashbacks

buttercup
A friend of mine told me that he really liked that "build me a buttercup" song. Why? I asked, it's horrible.

"It was playing at my girlfriend's house, when their dog came in and started trying to hump me" he explained.

So now, whenever I hear that song, I think of my friend being assaulted by a great dane in front of his girlfriend's horrified parents.

I have no idea why that makes him like it.
(Thu 24th Mar 2005, 11:53, More)

» Hotel Splendido

Bournemouth
A few years ago, myself and two friends went on holiday to Bournemouth. The landlady of the hotel seemed nice enough and showed us to our rooms. During the night, however, we could hear quite a bit of shouting from somewhere in the hotel.

The next day, I went out for a walk and what appeared to be a drunken tramp shouts something at me from down the street as I was leaving. As is usually wise, I chose not to turn around to a drunken shout of "Oy!", but instead I walked faster in the opposite direction and hoped that he'd ignore me.

However, the tramp ran after me and wrestled me to the floor.

The tramp then accused me of burgling his house.

It was only then that I realised that it wasn't a friendly old tramp at all, but rather the alcoholic wife beating husband of the woman who had showed us to our rooms.

Somewhere in his brain, he mustn't have realised that it was a hotel where he lived, but thought it was just his house.

The next day, he got his wife to appologise on his behalf. Like he seemed to get her to do everything for him. The twat.
(Fri 18th Jan 2008, 13:39, More)

» The Meaning Of Giff

Buxted
A website which has been ruined by bad UX. "Amazon has been buxted since they've started trying to trick users into getting Prime by mistake."
(Mon 30th Apr 2018, 22:20, More)
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