Weebl's Stuff is a website containing flash cartoons, games, and more mainly by Jonti Picking, or Weebl, and other contributors. The biggest and most popular feature on the site is Weebl & Bob, which was originally on a separate one.
Along with the site, Weebl's Stuff also provides animation services to companies. Clients have included E4, Yellow Pages and Anchor.
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.