Et tu, Monopoly?

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Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by Terry Y » Mon Apr 24, 2006 7:50 pm

http://money.cnn.com/2006/04/24/news/fu ... tm?cnn=yes

You know when I was a kid, all *we* had was Park Place and Boardwalk!  And you didn't hear us complainin'!

In other news, proper nouns will be acceptable in Scrabble, the game of Life will have a suicide option (as will Operation, though, it's more of a living will),  and Trivial Pursuit will eliminate the pies in favor of the more healthful rice cakes.  Gaaaaaahhhhhh......>:-(
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Re: Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by Archonix » Mon Apr 24, 2006 7:54 pm

Monopoly Cashes In With New Board Shocker! Film at eleven!

Seriously, why is this news? They've had umpteen new versions in the last decade. Oh well...
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Re: Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by Terry Y » Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:26 pm

Commisar Geranovich wrote: Seriously, why is this news? They've had umpteen new versions in the last decade. Oh well...
Yeah, but Classic Monopoly has always remained unchanged, in case we wanted a break from Simpsons, Peanuts, or (God help us) NASCAR Monopoly.  Ah, well.  This means that the old ones will become collector's items!  eBay, here I come!
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Re: Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by SirMustapha » Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:32 pm

But, the original version will still be available for sentimental fans of the game.
Well, maybe there's still hope.

And there's always the possibility that it will turn out like that "New Coke" fiasco. Who knows? ;)
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Re: Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by Meteorite » Tue Apr 25, 2006 11:05 am

Property values will rise, money will be in higher denominations and "Community Chest" and "Chance" cards will reflect more modern scenarios.
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Re: Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by Lisalover1 » Tue Apr 25, 2006 11:38 am

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Re: Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by Vulgaris_Prime » Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:20 am

The original version will still be available.

Why does everyone miss that part?
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Re: Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by Terry Y » Wed Apr 26, 2006 2:03 pm

Vulgaris Prime wrote: The original version will still be available.

Why does everyone miss that part?
Sorry.  I'm kind of a reactionary!  ::)
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Post by Archonix » Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:37 pm

And I'm just dumb.  ;D
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Re: Et tu, Monopoly?

Post by zekeprower » Thu May 04, 2006 6:43 am

Commisar Geranovich wrote: And I'm just dumb. ;D
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