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Something terrible has happened, and now the future is in peril!
—Female lab worker
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Released 2007
Preceded By Shark Tooth Island
Succeeded By 24 Carrot Island


Time Tangled Island is the 3rd island released on Poptropica. It was converted to the SUI engine on 11 November 2013.


A malfunctioning time machine has messed up history! It's your job to go back in time to set things right in this online virtual world. Because if you don't, who knows what the future will hold?

Common room

Viking Suit

The Viking Suit is seen on the Big Gray Rock Slope, you can get it by using the Glider.


Time Tangled Main Theme


Time Tangled Island went through many preliminary changes before release, possibly originally being called Fact Monster Adventure. While this timeline isn't completely clear, there is a substantial amount of evidence pointing to an initial Fact Monster-centric experience. In the original AS2 version of Time Tangled, floating bubbles scattered throughout the quest link to relevant Fact Monster articles. The code has many remnants of a Fact Monster island quest, involving the Time Device; much of this island has been deleted. Another line of code in the Home scene suggests that if the island is FactMonster, then a "HomeFM" screen should display.

After Fact Monster Island was forgotten, the name of the quest was still prone to change; going from Time Travel to Time Twisted and even allegedly "Time Lapse Island" before eventually landing on Time Tangled Island. Time Twisted Island is the most famous of the three concept names, not only appearing in promotional images but also still remains in the Lost Greek Warrior's dialogue. Time Twisted Island even has two concept logos that were both live on the Poptropica website before release.


  • Time Tangled Island was originally called Time Twisted Island.
  • Time Tangled Island is updated every year as the "Lab" setting of the time machine must reflect the present year.
  • Time Tangled Island is the first Poptropica island to feature sound (when you play the Phonograph).
  • You get to travel back in time and see people from as far back as 0328 BC on this island. In Early Poptropica Island it is said that the Pilgrims, who were the first to settle in Poptropica, only settled in 1982, making this a continuity error.
  • When you get out of your blimp on the sand there's a little red crab. You click on him, and he does this movement as if he's squeezing into a ball, but then he gets back to his normal position. Now, click on him several times until he explodes. Then it gathers back into the original form, so you can do it again and again. 
  • Once you gave the people who climb Mount Everest the goggles, you used to be able go back to the Aztec Empire and get the goggles again.
  • Time Tangled Island was the third Beta island and the second to be converted from non-Beta to Beta.



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Items Amulet | Declaration of Independence | Glider | Goggles | Golden Vase | Gunpowder | Island Medallion | Mission Printout | Notebook | Peace Medal | Phonograph | Piece of Stone | Salt Rocks | Statuette of Liberty | Stone Bowl | Time Device | Warrior Headdress
Locations Ancient Greece | Aztec Empire | Da Vinci's Workshop | Edison's Workshop | The Graff House | Great Wall of China | Lewis and Clark | Main Street (Party Time Tower)| Mali Empire | Mount Everest | Possible Future | Restored Future | Statue of Liberty | Vikings
Characters Benjamin Franklin | Cobra | Edmund Hillary | Exploding Crab | Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi | Greek Soldiers | Henry Ford | John Adams | Leonardo da Vinci | Professor Pendulum | Randomized NPCs | Tenzing Norgay | Thomas Edison | Vlad the Viking
2007 Early Poptropica Island | Shark Tooth Island | Time Tangled Island
2008 24 Carrot Island | Super Power Island | Spy Island | Nabooti Island
2009 Big Nate Island | Astro-Knights Island
2010 Counterfeit Island | Reality TV Island | Mythology Island | Skullduggery Island | Steamworks Island | Great Pumpkin Island | Cryptids Island
2011 Wild West Island | Wimpy Wonderland | Red Dragon Island | Shrink Ray Island | Mystery Train | Game Show Island | Ghost Story Island (members)
2012 Ghost Story Island (everyone) | S.O.S Island | Vampire's Curse Island | Twisted Thicket | Poptropolis Games (before sinking) | Wimpy Boardwalk | Lunar Colony | Super Villain Island | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | Zomberry Island
2013 Night Watch Island | Back Lot Island | Poptropolis Games (rising) | Virus Hunter Island | Mocktropica
2014 Monster Carnival | Survival | Mission Atlantis | PoptropiCon | Arabian Nights
2015 Galactic Hot Dogs Island | Mystery of the Map | Home Island | Timmy Failure | Escape From Pelican Rock
2016 Monkey Wrench Island