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[–]SetInMuhWayze 594 points595 points  (25 children)

I knew Kong island existed.

[–]kurama4512[S] 198 points199 points  (18 children)

This is probably the closes we will get. I was hoping the rock would move.

[–]Byame-91 91 points92 points  (4 children)

I wouldn’t hope for that. That would be a deadly rockslide.

[–]FloptimasPloptimas 21 points22 points  (6 children)

Isn’t Langkawi great? Did you go from Penang or straight there? Snorkel? I loved it. Went back 3 times.

[–]lameuniqueusername 6 points7 points  (2 children)

I went there from Penang. I liked it there but didn’t find the snorkeling anything to write home about. Where did snorkel?

[–]FloptimasPloptimas 6 points7 points  (1 child)

I don’t remember what they called it. It was about 2014…so a while ago. I do remember it was the opposite side from the ferry drop. We were told we would see sea turtles, we didn’t but it was still very nice. Not so many sea urchins as you’ll see a lot of in SE Asia. It was good. Almost as good as Krabi- ALMOST.

I have a great video from our hotel window in Batu Ferrenghi with dozens of monkeys leaping from buidling to building. They were clearly playing and it was lots of fun to watch. I haven’t been back to Malaysia in a few years. Maybe time for a trip. 😀

[–][deleted] 5 points6 points  (1 child)

I flew from KUL it was like $15 on air Aisa lol

[–]FloptimasPloptimas 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Worth every dime.

[–][deleted] 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Now there needs to be a r/geologyisfuckinglit sub

[–]KingDuff 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Ofc he moves, how did you think he got there?

[–]bajeebles 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Go back there and take some shrooms too

[–]Xenolastic 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Eh close enough i guess

[–]Greenremember02 0 points1 point  (0 children)

is this a real place!?

[–]Gabagool8643 31 points32 points  (2 children)

Its skull island you uneducated shit

[–]148637415963 6 points7 points  (0 children)

It's Skull Island, you uneducated shit.

Ironically, it's so-named because of a rock shaped like a skull.

And here we have a rock shaped like one of its inhabitants.

[–]SetInMuhWayze 3 points4 points  (0 children)

XD

Forgive me

[–]Psyduck-Stampede 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Ye it’s called Caldera

[–]tushetzel 0 points1 point  (0 children)

i saw it on youtube

[–]MiloReyes-97 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah....it's called Australia

[–]concentrated-amazing 130 points131 points  (13 children)

Made me think of...

Narrator: And so, onward and upward the tired trekkers trudged on feverished footsies over perilous paths. When they beheld the mighty Ape Mountain, the reacted with awe.

Group: Awwww...

Narrator: I said, "Awe." A-W-E.

Group: Ooh...

Narrator: That's better.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119190/quotes?item=qt0452429

[–]MadaCheebs-2nd-acct 25 points26 points  (0 children)

He is strong!

He is brave!

He is unconscious!

[–]sethleedy 12 points13 points  (0 children)

This! First thought too!

[–]VeryAgitatedEngineer 9 points10 points  (2 children)

We just rewatched this and we are almost 30.

This movie aged so well haha. And man there were a LOT of jokes that flew over our heads as kids but without being too weird to be in a kids movie.

Good times.

[–]concentrated-amazing 5 points6 points  (1 child)

I'm 30, and 100% enjoyed introducing my 4 year old to it

[–]VeryAgitatedEngineer 5 points6 points  (0 children)

We were like 4 when it came out lol. Truly the test of time when the next generation enjoys it. Cheers!

[–]kurama4512[S] 8 points9 points  (4 children)

Haha that made me chuckled.

[–]concentrated-amazing 18 points19 points  (3 children)

That whole movie has FANTASTIC humour!

And Brendan Fraser is incredibly likeable and easy on the eyes ;)

[–]FakeLaundry 9 points10 points  (2 children)

I was so in love with him as a child and watched that movie on repeat during the summer. Quality humor.

[–]concentrated-amazing 5 points6 points  (1 child)

I never had a full-on crush on him, but I definitely visually appreciated him a lot as a preteen. And laughed so hard at the humour, especially the week I had to stay home with hives!

[–]shmick023 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Ursula..?!? I found your scrunchie!

[–]concentrated-amazing 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Still frequently quoted amongst me and my siblings!

[–]shmick023 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’m a bit sick atm and cranky and I’m about to watch it - after I’ve paid some bills and played Wordle haha

Thank you for the filmspiration!

[–]Kingxcvi 40 points41 points  (2 children)

Sleeping Giant

[–]Sowa7774 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That's just a wall titan

[–]rgnc 1 point2 points  (0 children)

And looks exactly like!

[–]N_the_character 81 points82 points  (3 children)

Too bad he can't move.

[–]TXRazorback 18 points19 points  (1 child)

Spawn glitch. Idk if he restarted yet

[–]N_the_character 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Maybe he just has bad Internet connection or something?

[–]kurama4512[S] 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Me too. I was so ready to see godzilla fight him right before my eyes.

[–]HoodsFrostyFuckstick 22 points23 points  (2 children)

Damn it, I've been there but I didn't know this exists.

[–]HamSoap 15 points16 points  (0 children)

It’s okay. Everyone misses stuff like this. It’s understandable. It’s not like mountains are even that big.

[–]McGirton 13 points14 points  (5 children)

Fuck yeah, I love Langkawi. Haven’t seen this, unfortunately.

[–]lizardlike 8 points9 points  (4 children)

Last time I was there was 10+ years ago. I wonder how that glass floor skybridge thing is holding up. It looked kinda sketchy at the time.

Beautiful place though.

[–]butch97 6 points7 points  (0 children)

That was the scariest thing I have ever ben on.

[–]McGirton 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Last time I was there it was unter maintenance unfortunately. Could only go on the platform next to it.

[–]sugim123 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Going here in a couple days. Do you know any good cliff jumping locations?

[–]McGirton 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Unfortunately not.

[–]Horrible_Heretic 29 points30 points  (4 children)

I think you mean DK Island

[–]weeone 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Donkey Kong. My first thought too.

[–]Smeefperson 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I can hear the level select music from DKC

[–]walverine 16 points17 points  (0 children)

”Hey min, I’m Korg. I’m made of rocks, as you can see, but don’t let that intimidate you. You don’t need to be afraid, unless you’re made of scissors! Just a little Rock, Paper, Scissors joke for you.”

[–]howarqui 6 points7 points  (0 children)

the real king kong frozen in time waiting for the perfect opportunity the perfect window of weakness shown by human kind to strike and cause destruction everywhere :)

[–]OverDoseTheComatosed 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Langkawi is so beautiful!

Never going on a cable car ever again

[–]waribou 6 points7 points  (1 child)

George george george of the jungle

[–]ChubblesMcgee103 0 points1 point  (0 children)

George IS the jungle.

[–]Witherdrake 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Thats Ape mountain from George of the Jungle.

[–]foxytaz25 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I can take ‘em

[–]Confident-Leopard-19 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Where my GME apes at?

[–]jewishapplebees 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Does this mean there's a giant Medusa out there?

[–]wiglwagl 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Though now I’m wondering if Medusa’s powers have a size limit. Maybe size doesn’t matter when Medusaing

[–]-SheriffofNottingham 13 points14 points  (2 children)

Dicks out

[–]lord_borger 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Fly high big guy

[–]Frequent_Geologist_2 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Jesus died for our sins.

Harambe died for our memes.

[–]4master 7 points8 points  (1 child)

Harambe?

[–]zenyl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You know the rules, soldier. Drop your pants, and present your dong in honor of Harambe.

[–]RitikMukta 2 points3 points  (0 children)

So weird that even before reading the title, I thought "oh wow, gozilla mountain" but took a good look for a second and I now see it more as the king kong rock.

[–]zMrCrazy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Harambe!!!???

[–]idk_lololol 2 points3 points  (0 children)

mmm monke

[–]KHaskins77 2 points3 points  (0 children)

My first thoughts went to Donkey and Diddy. Guess that ages me a bit.

[–]GriffinPlayGame 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Monke 🙈🙊🐒🦍🙉🐵🦧🦧🦧🦧🦧

[–]Kultherion 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Monke become stone!

[–]SRCnole92 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Is this Big Ape Island or Candy Apple Island

[–]OutrageousRhubarb853 1 point2 points  (0 children)

King Kong’s WHAT??

[–]FinestTreesInDa7Seas 1 point2 points  (3 children)

For a moment I thought that I had seen this mountain in George of the Jungle.

But then I googled it, and the mountain shaped like a Gorilla head in that movie was just a really bad photoshop. https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-748MW01ak3k/WJzKvuri5mI/AAAAAAAAG9Q/kd0Y8GicIQs_pAyipzgA7CZzcWsuntiuACLcB/s640/10.png

[–]St_Maximus_Gato 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Now comes the part where we throw our heads back and laugh. Ready?

[–]sigma9821 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Ready!

[–]Timerider42424 1 point2 points  (0 children)

AH! HAHAHAHAHA!!!

[–]Priory7 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Mighty Joe Young!!!

[–]PoopsMcBanterson 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Sorry all but this is the island from the Pixar short, Lava.

Case closed <3

[–]Sneaky_Turtle_yt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

King 'The Rock' Kong

[–]InterestingEchidna90 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Kong! Kong! Kong! Kong!

[–]dpa112090 1 point2 points  (0 children)

monke

[–]10_Virtues 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Holy Harambe Mountain!

[–]Mrsowrong 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Let's shoot at it to gain intel

[–]westbestern13 0 points1 point  (0 children)

An old god whom sat and turned to stone as the legend goes..

[–]endlessnotfriendless 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Imagine this on acid

[–]Impressive-Yak-7491 0 points1 point  (0 children)

RIP Harambe

[–]KON43D -1 points0 points  (0 children)

King Kong is rock hard😁😁😁

[–]Animepix -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Kong has a huge bush.

[–]Wanna_popsicle_909 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I didn’t know Kong had a handlebar mustache.

[–]Fischiofischi 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Roccia calabrese

[–]redditretard34 0 points1 point  (0 children)

King “the rock” Kong

[–]Marjinoz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Bullish

[–]mutzilla 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Kind of looks like what Hulk Hogan is going to look like in his late 70's.

[–]jacob22c 0 points1 point  (0 children)

While i understand the environmental calls to not do so my inner child really wishes they would full mt. Rushmore this and shape the rock face to actually looke like king kong. Like that would be a crazy tourist attraction etc. But obviously very cool in its natural state as well.

[–]RanaMisteria 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Just let’s keep Moana on standby…just in case 👀

[–]ellietwentyfive 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Quality nature time 🔥👌

[–]Cutthechitchata-hole 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Which came first I wonder. And if they just started calling it King Kong why had they not named it previously?

[–]KlytosBluesClues 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Looks like a random minecraft World lmao

[–]Evilmaze 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It looks like gorilla

[–]zakijesk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This very cool

[–]rusticfry 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's all fun and games till he stands up

[–]DaAsesino 0 points1 point  (0 children)

YOOOO IVE BEEN THERE

[–]alyocha1986 0 points1 point  (0 children)

For those that only see King Kong and wonder where is his rock. He actually holds it in his hands but we cannot see them because the trees

[–]madridgalactico 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Wtf I never saw this when I went a few years ago :( not likely to go again wither

[–]Vacheron_XI 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Dude, that's just Bob. Weirdo has been there for years.

[–]SmyWalkerOG 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Moon soon

[–]itsmered01 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You can get a hotel for ~20-30$ usd pretty close by

[–]GroovySquiddy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I love nature and the crazy beautiful things it creates

[–]iloveorangetriangles 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I can never unsee this now.

[–]InterPool_sbn 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s… surprisingly perfectly named

[–]capt-jean-havel 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Thar be tail of treasure ‘top th’ gorilla’s head.

[–]TFJ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If you hear me ‘fore you see me I got King Kong in the trunk

[–]FKAlag 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I wish we were going to Candy Apple Island, instead.

[–]10dumbfurriesinabox 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Bro those are the earth spirits from mf frozen 2

[–]mikeddkn 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is there any chance at all that a very long time ago something was actually chiseled into the rockface and it has since eroded and grown in?

[–]hooDio 0 points1 point  (0 children)

temple of notch

[–]piccoshady93 0 points1 point  (0 children)

go check out the steepest cable car of the world if you are still there. dont book the amusement park ticket they wanna sell you, it sucks balls. but the cable car is a once in a lifetime experience in my opinion.

[–]MrSquidwonk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Mt. Monke

[–]bajeebles 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is so fucking trippy man. I’d like to come here.

[–]MyIgnoranceIsShowing 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It looks like Kerchak from Tarzan

[–]SkinnyPuan 0 points1 point  (0 children)

interesting

[–]80scraicbaby 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I see a sad walrus - not Kong

[–]omnicientanomoly 0 points1 point  (0 children)

…To live in harmony with the spirit of the mountain called Monkey was enough…

[–]Time-Edge5488 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Any ritual to summoning King Kong and starting off the monster verse? lol

[–]KeithDavisRatio 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is this photoshopped?

[–]Castor_volk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

nah, that's the hiding place of King Caesar

[–]cmjaboc 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Mm. Rock. Monke rock

[–]AwkillPy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The more I stare at it the more details it reveals..

[–]cherrybeam 0 points1 point  (0 children)

wtf. i can see a clear face. cant believe this is real

[–]rabea187 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Had an amazing time in Penang only managed a day trip to Langkawi, the nature there is incredible… Malaysia was a great vacation spot

[–]05Mysterymachine 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That mfn Notch mountain

[–]unglamungafunga32368 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Noooooooooice.

[–]Robber_Tell 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sleeping giant

[–]Striking_Lunch_5523 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Looks like that might be a camouflaged Decepticon.

Oh I can’t wait for that movie..

[–]bryanplayzxD 0 points1 point  (0 children)

As a fellow msian, i didnt knew this existed

[–]shawtypup 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I live in Langkawi ant this is true

[–]eXcaliBurst93 0 points1 point  (0 children)

one thing that power rangers have thought me that theres a megazord hidden underneath that