cool, i didnt know monkeyjam existed, ama gon try that
as for GIMP, im not using it yet but im not really using flash either as i dont really have time for shit...
but i AM learning GIMP, also i have dual boot with linux and i intend on going full open source
regardless of my position on propietary software, i belive as a community we shouldnt point the new guys to go buy anything, really
also please dont speak as if i was a soviet russian supporter or something, im just a guy who think shit is wrong everywhere and needs some sensible changing and i think you can relate...see what you did, you forced me into a serious post