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Encyclopedia > Weebl's Stuff
Weebl's Stuff

Weebl and Bob
URL http://www.weebls-stuff.com/
Type of site Humour
Owner Jonti "Weebl" Picking
Created by Jonti "Weebl" Picking

Weebl's Stuff is a website showcasing Flash animations created by Jonti "Weebl" Picking and others, including the popular Weebl and Bob series. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File links Gnome_globe_current_event. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Wab. ... “URL” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Humour (disambiguation). ... Jonathan Jonti Picking, otherwise known by his Internet pseudonym Weebl (born May 17, 1975, Doncaster, England) is the creator of the Weebl and Bob cartoon series, as well as the Magical Trevor, Badger Badger Badger, Kenya and Scampi Flash movies on weebls-stuff. ... Jonathan Jonti Picking, otherwise known by his Internet pseudonym Weebl (born May 17, 1975, Doncaster, England) is the creator of the Weebl and Bob cartoon series, as well as the Magical Trevor, Badger Badger Badger, Kenya and Scampi Flash movies on weebls-stuff. ... Simple animation in Flash MX; a square moving across the screen in a motion tween, one of the basic functions of Flash. ... Jonathan Jonti Picking, otherwise known by his Internet pseudonym Weebl (born May 17, 1975, Doncaster, England) is the creator of the Weebl and Bob cartoon series, as well as the Magical Trevor, Badger Badger Badger, Kenya and Scampi Flash movies on weebls-stuff. ... This article is about the Flash Cartoon series. ...

Contents

Site history

The following is a simple timeline of major events in the history of the site.

  • 7 March 2003: The site goes live, with all Picking's early Flash creations — excluding the Weebl and Bob series of animations — being moved to the site.
  • 15 Sept 2003: User forums are added to the site, replacing the simple comments system existing before.
  • 22 Sept 2003: Banner ads are added to the site to cover costs.
  • 2 Dec 2003: The site's store gets an overhaul, with the addition of new items for sale.
  • 29 Jan 2004: "Kenya", currently the site's most-watched animation, is released.
  • 12 April 2005: The site makes a deal with the www.ringtones.co.uk website to distribute ringtone versions of music from selected animations.
  • 20 May 2005: The site is redesigned to incorporate the Weebl and Bob series, which was previously only available on a separate site.
  • 26 Sept 2005: The "PlayStation Portable friendly" version of the site goes live, with selected animations in a format more accessible on the PSP.
  • 31 Oct 2005: The site's store is expanded into its own separate website at www.weebls-shop.co.uk
  • 16 Dec 2005: Selected clips are made available for download on 3 UK mobile phones.
  • 20 July 2006: The site creates a scheme whereby animators can submit animations or games to showcase on the site, to earn £100 a time for each worthy submission.
  • 25 Oct 2006: The site releases the first in a series of podcasts, the content of which is a phone call (going off on many tangents) between Weebl and Skoo using the Skype internet phone service.
  • 11 Jan 2007: A "Weebl and Bob" animation is released featuring the name and likeness of Dan De Zille, a fan who bid for the honour in a charity eBay auction in aid of Oxfam. The auction raised £1,750.
  • 31 March 2007: Site creator Jonti Picking marries his Radio DJ fiancée Sarah Darling.
  • 8 May 2007: Added to the top of the site is a news ticker. People can add their own messages via a text message, detailed in a link to the right of the feature. It is meant to be more fun than serious, as past messages have proven to show.
  • 12 June 2007: The site makes use of the latest update to the Flash player software, and experiments with making certain cartoons viewable in full-screen mode.
  • 16 June 2007: The site announces that the team are working on content for television shows, specifically Sesame Street and season 2 of Totally Viral (a show on UKTV G2).
  • 28 September 2007: The first chapter of Prawn to Be Wild, a 12-part game series in colloboration with T-Mobile, is released.
  • 23 October 2007: The site is redesigned a second time.

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Contributors

  • Weebl, aka Jonti Picking. Weebl runs the Weebl's Stuff website.
  • Skoo, aka Chris Vick, is a co-writer for the Weebl and Bob animations..
  • Ash is the site's main designer and technician.
  • Cheechy, is another of the site's technicians.
  • Moog, aka Lee Roberts. Administrator of the site's forums.
  • Splush, creates several games for the site.
  • Peabo, aka Peter Murray Hill. As well as doing art and animation for the On the Moon series, as well as some of Weebl's music loops and commissions, he also creates music for the site's cartoons and occassianally helps with writing.
  • Darling is Picking's wife and voices some of the cartoons.

This article is about the Flash Cartoon series. ... Anything can happen On The Moon (shortened to On The Moon) is a Flash cartoon series animated by Peter Murray Hill of Auriol Productions and available on the website Weebls Stuff. ... Jonathan Jonti Picking, otherwise known by his Internet pseudonym Weebl (born May 17, 1975, Doncaster, England) is the creator of the Weebl and Bob cartoon series, as well as the Magical Trevor, Badger Badger Badger, Kenya and Scampi Flash movies on weebls-stuff. ...

Animations

Main article: Weebl's cartoons

Known as "toons" on the site, most animations are short and continuously looped, and are set to (or even based around) music. Most of the animations are either surreal and disjointed, tell a short story of some kind, or parody popular culture in a surreal manner. Most are one-off animations, but some have developed into continuous series with many instalments: It has been suggested that Jonti Picking be merged into this article or section. ...

  • Weebl and Bob is the popular flagship series of the site, having recently passed its 100th instalment. The series follows the adventures of two egg-shaped characters and their love of pie.
  • Badger Badger Badger (also called "Badgers") is a simple looping animation that has become an internet meme.
    Badgers
    Badgers
    The site releases alternative versions of the toon from time to time, mostly on special occasions.
  • On The Moon is a long-running series with twelve episodes. It follows the interactions between the "Toast King" (a slice of toast who is the self proclaimed ruler of the moon) and his neighbour "Insanity Prawn Boy".
  • Magical Trevor is a series about a magician performing for various groups of animals.
  • Catface is a series about a flying and speaking cat with a disproportionately big head.
  • Lardman is a series that builds up the episodes during their introductions, only for them to end anticlimactically, and stars a walking lump of lard.
  • Mr Stabby follows the title character living an everyday life, apart from resorting to violence when faced with everyday situations.
  • The Lord follows a rich lord dabbling in drugs.
  • Parsley boobs is a continuous story about news reporters who travel through time on a mission to reinvent the fork.
  • Honourable ninja farm is a relatively new series featuring a group of ninjas working on a farm.

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Commissioned works

From time to time, the site is commissioned by a business to create animations or (more regularly) interactive games to promote their products or services. Past examples include a side-scrolling shooter created for the RAF, a version of snake for Lynx, a stacking game for www.bconstructive.co.uk, and a viral animation for the relaunch of Pogs. Snake is a video game that came out in the mid-to-late 1970s. ... Various Axe/Lynx products Axe, or Lynx (see below), is a Unilever-owned brand of mens deodorant, body spray. ... “Milkcaps” redirects here. ...


External links

  • Weebl's Stuff
  • Weebl's Stuff PSP videos, wallpapers and music
  • Piechoons – Official Weebl's Stuff MP3 Store

 
 

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