Originally Posted by Pocketim
I loved the system LucasArts used in Full Throttle though, when the icons came up after holding down the mouse button and you could quickly select what you wanted to do.
This is what became the "verb coin" I mentioned above, because the pop-up looked like a coin in the later Curse of Monkey Island. I liked that FT/CoMI interface mechanism, too.
(But I never really disliked any of the various means for choosing among verbs, the important thing was having multiple verbs in the first place.)