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  • Because he fancies himself quite the intellectual, and when there is some freakish or ghoulish experiment to be made he does it.

  • It's not *quite* clear, but the monkey slaps his face and Guybrush says "I could have sworn I've seen a monkey do that before". Not sure if it's meant to imply that it's the same monkey or not, the whole thing seemed a bit vague.

  • I can't remember what I did to prompt this comment, but de Singe also makes a reference to some sort of traumatic experience the monkey went through. I may have been clicking on the cage or the monkey, or the monkey in the cage . . . ??

    And no, your not the only one. The thought occurred to me, as well. He also gets very excited when you shock him around the skeleton, and Guybrush comments that something has really excited the monkey. I do believe it is some sort of hint but my tired brain is too befuddled right now to decode it.

  • The traumatic experience may be the ship's explosion, it could have been blasted to Flotsam just like Guybrush..

  • @Aise said: The traumatic experience may be the ship's explosion, it could have been blasted to Flotsam just like Guybrush..

    Trust me, I've considered this. There's one major flaw to that, though. The monkey in the lab is a TRAINED monkey, which means de Singe had to have had time to train him. Now, is it possible that Telltale simply ignored this? Yes, but I hope they didn't miss something so obvious. Unless you want to consider that de Singe has had contact with that monkey previously. I guess you could argue that because the passage of time isn't portrayed normally in games more time passed than we were led to believe. I don't know, but that's (the training of the monkey) one point that needs to be reconciled in my mind. Other than that it makes sense for the two to be the same monkey.

  • It doesn't take that long to train a monkey when you've got electrodes

  • I put it down to the reuse of models that the monkey looked the same. Sounds like I've missed a potentially critical character in the plot just waiting to be unraveled.

    Or, that whole business with the monkeys of Montevideo is over now LeChuck has human things to worry about.

  • It must be the same monkey. It has the same hypnotised eyes that wear off after too much shocking, Desinge found it after it suffered a traumatic experience and the it also has a funny little metal hat on which could have helped with the training. That or the passage of time is longer than what it really is.

  • I may be wrong, but I don't think the monkeys are that important in the grand scheme of things. It was just whatever LeChuck's latest evil scheme was in fake-MI5

  • @Inso said: I may be wrong, but I don't think the monkeys are that important in the grand scheme of things. It was just whatever LeChuck's latest evil scheme was in fake-MI5

    Maybe, but Telltale has a history of making little things significant in the long run. Besides, if it is right, two appearances for one monkey is more of a hint than a coincidence.

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