Originally Posted by Sir Pantalones
And where is the 10 years stuff coming from? I've always pictured Monkey Island as being relatively timeless when it comes to chronologic matters, except the order of the games.
In the prologue Screaming Narwhal, if you click on the door aboard Guybrush's ship, he'll say he have "a decade worth of booty" aboard the ship. So we can assume there have been 1O years or so between his humble beginnings as a pirate (in Secret of MI) and Tales of MI.