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Devolve Me.
February 11, 2009 4:11 PM   Subscribe

See yourself as you would have looked as an early human.

Some tips: Use straight on head shots and resize them so at least the eyes and mouth line up. You can also use the slider and try out different stages of man.
posted by gman (37 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite

 
I was going to post my result here, but while their 'send to a friend' link works, the link in the email itself does not.
posted by gman at 4:17 PM on February 11, 2009


It's devolution baby!
posted by punkfloyd at 4:18 PM on February 11, 2009 [1 favorite]


My glasses turned into big circular wrinkles. Probably from squinting to see tiny berries.
posted by cobaltnine at 4:26 PM on February 11, 2009


I'm an idiot. Once you've resized, you can actually move each individual face feature so everything lines up.
posted by gman at 4:28 PM on February 11, 2009


This is going to be interesting. When my roommate and I did that "Simpsonize Me" thing, he came out as a weird-looking chick with no mouth while I ended up having a nose above my eyes.
posted by dunkadunc at 4:29 PM on February 11, 2009


lol i look like ur mom
posted by turgid dahlia at 4:30 PM on February 11, 2009 [2 favorites]


I ended up looking just like Carla's boyfriend in Cheers.
posted by diogenes at 4:33 PM on February 11, 2009


I sure would be one fine-looking monkey, if I do say so myself!
posted by aubilenon at 4:33 PM on February 11, 2009


Are we not men?
posted by kuujjuarapik at 4:44 PM on February 11, 2009 [1 favorite]


Good call, aubilenon. Here I am monkeyfied covered in Dead Sea mud.
posted by gman at 4:45 PM on February 11, 2009


man but if you're already hella hairy this thing makes zero difference
posted by Greg Nog at 4:46 PM on February 11, 2009


Charles Darwin, 1.8 M years ago
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 4:54 PM on February 11, 2009 [1 favorite]


I'm so stone coin.
posted by Joe Beese at 5:07 PM on February 11, 2009


Damn dirty apes!

What, someone had to say it.
posted by Sargas at 5:07 PM on February 11, 2009


So the phrase "hot monkey love" hasn't been used, yet?

No ape ape man refs?

no one claiming this is their devolve?

Oot greet, people.
posted by Lesser Shrew at 5:17 PM on February 11, 2009


Too late.
posted by Inspector.Gadget at 5:28 PM on February 11, 2009


Awesome toy. I wouldn't of wanted to meet me from 500,000 years ago in a dark alley.
posted by lazlo_80 at 5:34 PM on February 11, 2009


Okay... I ended up with much, much less hair. How does that happen?
posted by Navelgazer at 6:00 PM on February 11, 2009


I plugged in George W Bush, and nothing much changed.
posted by KokuRyu at 6:06 PM on February 11, 2009


This is frustrating. No matter what photo of myself I upload, it just comes out as a sort of John McCain
posted by mattoxic at 6:41 PM on February 11, 2009


We are Devo
posted by munchingzombie at 7:45 PM on February 11, 2009


So early in the day I look like a caveman?

I'm not surprised. I'm not a morning person.
posted by Pronoiac at 7:50 PM on February 11, 2009


paging Paddy Chayefsky!
posted by pziemba at 7:52 PM on February 11, 2009


I'm glad the nose has evolved . .. .
posted by jeremias at 8:06 PM on February 11, 2009


I guess you’ve noticed that I drag my knuckles when I dance
I guess you’ve noticed that I stuff a tail inside my pants
Anyway more than I used to
I used to see a movie now and then
Now I’m never gonna watch King Kong again

Because I know there’s a monkey in the future for you
And there’s nothing modern science can do
Keeping the thumb but I’m getting dumb
I’m devolving, I’m devolving
I am de-evolving

posted by l33tpolicywonk at 8:22 PM on February 11, 2009 [1 favorite]


See yourself as you would have looked as an early human.

Maybe we are early humans, you ever think of that? Maybe we've got a few million years of evolution ahead of us, and our whole internets-and-cell-phone society will look like the damned Flintstones. Only without the baby mastadon vacuum cleaner and foot powered cars and cactus juice, which kind of sucks.
posted by jonmc at 8:28 PM on February 11, 2009 [2 favorites]


Interesting. When I devolve my image, I become very, very pale, more pale than if I spent an entire year indoors...

I'm mildly disturbed by this. It's great, but I'm still disturbed.

posted by Minus215Cee at 8:32 PM on February 11, 2009


I'm more homo erectus than you can handle.

That is all.
posted by hermitosis at 10:55 PM on February 11, 2009


And now that you've got a nice shot of yourself, check out the Perception Lab's face transformer.
posted by flatluigi at 11:30 PM on February 11, 2009 [1 favorite]


Ew. I look very primitive.
posted by jadayne at 3:35 AM on February 12, 2009


Here's what I would've been like as an early Kaled.
posted by Smart Dalek at 4:52 AM on February 12, 2009


The wispy 'tach and beard suit me as homo erectus but it makes me wonder when facial hair on females mostly disappeared.
posted by saucysault at 5:36 AM on February 12, 2009


The 'send to a friend' link is now working and it's way better than a screen capture because it shows your devolution.
posted by gman at 6:22 AM on February 12, 2009


And here I be.
posted by gman at 6:43 AM on February 12, 2009


Me ug no changed. What give?
posted by idiomatika at 7:27 AM on February 12, 2009


I just woke up and took a photo with Photo Booth, so I'm fairly devolved as is. Still, I think I'd look pretty snazzy with a beard.
posted by grapefruitmoon at 7:55 AM on February 12, 2009


This is but a small blow to my self confidence.
posted by rmless at 11:09 AM on February 12, 2009


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