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"Guybrush Ulysses Threepwood is the main character of the Monkey Island series of computer adventure games by LucasArts. The voice of Guybrush is actor Dominic Armato in the third, fourth and fifth games, as well as the enhanced remakes of The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, with the latter scheduled for release in the summer of 2010. Though a mighty pirate by his own account, it is a running joke throughout the games for characters to garble Guybrush Threepwood's unusual name, either deliberately or accidentally, including "Thriftweed", "Peepwood", "Threepwillow", "Gorbush" and "Threekwood". He is also referred to as "Fancy Pants".

The origin of the name "Guybrush" comes in part from Deluxe Paint, the tool used by the artists to create the character sprite. Since the character had no name at this point, the file was simply called 'Guy'. When the file was saved Steve Purcell, artist responsible for the sprite, added 'brush' to the file name, indicating that it was the Deluxe Paint "brush file" for the "Guy" sprite. The file name was then "guybrush.bbm", so the developers eventually just started referring to this unnamed 'Guy' as "Guybrush". Guybrush's surname "Threepwood" was decided upon in a company contest and is derived from P. G. Wodehouse's family of characters including Galahad Threepwood. "Threepwood" is also rumored to have been the name of Dave Grossman's RPG character."

Source: Wikipedia, "Guybrush_Threepwood", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game: The Curse of Monkey Island
Rank 67
Num Ratings 322
Average Rating 8.25
Average Weight 3.14
Num Owned 343
Prev. Owned 42
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 12
Comments 22
Release Date 1997-10-31
Video Game: Escape from Monkey Island
Rank 759
Num Ratings 160
Average Rating 7.08
Average Weight 3.00
Num Owned 239
Prev. Owned 21
For Trade 3
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 8
Comments 12
Release Date 2000-00-00
Video Game: Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge
Rank 43
Num Ratings 486
Average Rating 8.34
Average Weight 3.26
Num Owned 636
Prev. Owned 63
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 15
Comments 60
Release Date 1991-12-00
Video Game: The Secret of Monkey Island
Rank 41
Num Ratings 650
Average Rating 8.31
Average Weight 2.59
Num Owned 793
Prev. Owned 76
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 4
Wishlist 22
Comments 84
Release Date 1990-10-00
Video Game Compilation: Tales of Monkey Island
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 40
Average Rating 7.27
Average Weight 1.75
Num Owned 101
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 3
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 4
Comments 9
Release Date 2010-03-00
Video Game: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal
Rank 2225
Num Ratings 42
Average Rating 6.69
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 140
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 3
Comments 15
Release Date 2009-07-07
Video Game: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 2: The Siege of Spinner Cay
Rank 2004
Num Ratings 32
Average Rating 7.02
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 118
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
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Wishlist 3
Comments 10
Release Date 2009-08-20
Video Game: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3: Lair of the Leviathan
Rank 1892
Num Ratings 31
Average Rating 7.11
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 114
Prev. Owned 0
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Wishlist 3
Comments 10
Release Date 2009-09-29
Video Game: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 4: The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood
Rank 1669
Num Ratings 31
Average Rating 7.28
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 118
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
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Wishlist 6
Comments 10
Release Date 2009-10-30
Video Game: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5: Rise of the Pirate God
Rank 1727
Num Ratings 30
Average Rating 7.27
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 115
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Release Date 2009-12-08
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