What Ever Happened to Adobe Flash?

I don’t know about you, but I spent a good portion of my childhood forcing animated monkeys to pop endless lines of balloons.

Bloons Tower Defense flash game
Bloons Tower Defense flash game
Bloons TD gameplay. Credit: Matt814211 on YouTube
Line Rider Flash game
Line Rider Flash game
Line Rider gameplay. Credit: Frederico Custodio on YouTube
Fancy Pants Flash game
Fancy Pants Flash game
Fancy Pants gameplay. Credit: CallYourBrains on YouTube
Flash plugin required error screen
Flash plugin required error screen
Homestar has gotten himself stuck in the office water cooler.
Homestar has gotten himself stuck in the office water cooler.
Homestar at his finest.
Update Flash reminder message
Update Flash reminder message
I’m sure we all immediately clicked “Install.”

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