History Trivia / Monopoly

6th Jul '17 2:27:47 AM BalrogKick
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* DevelopmentHell: The live-action film adaptation has been on and off in production since the late 00s.
30th Jun '17 4:56:08 AM BrendanRizzo
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* TheArtifact: The $200 offered by the bank every time one crosses Go. They were already offered in the original ''The Landlord's Game'' by Elizabeth Magie and were there to demonstrate the Georgist idea of the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizen%27s_dividend citizen's dividend]], a form of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income basic income]].

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The $200 offered by the bank every time one crosses Go. They were already offered in the original ''The Landlord's Game'' by Elizabeth Magie and were there to demonstrate the Georgist idea of the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizen%27s_dividend citizen's dividend]], a form of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income basic income]].income]].
** Possibly also the "Go back 3 spaces" Chance card, being the only card to use a generic board game instruction.
14th May '17 11:53:24 AM Vir
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** In an ''EdEddNEddy'' comic book story, the titular Eds play a parody of "Dungeons & Dragons". When the game begins, Ed says "Do not pass go. Do not collect $200".

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** In an ''EdEddNEddy'' ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' comic book story, the titular Eds play a parody of "Dungeons & Dragons".''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. When the game begins, Ed says "Do not pass go. Do not collect $200".
1st Apr '17 9:57:05 AM nombretomado
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** In the ''Film/OverTheHedge'' movie, everyone argues about the iconic tokens as RJ plans out the raid, and who gets to be the car. He sets the record straight: "I'm the car! I'm always the car."

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** In the ''Film/OverTheHedge'' ''WesternAnimation/OverTheHedge'' movie, everyone argues about the iconic tokens as RJ plans out the raid, and who gets to be the car. He sets the record straight: "I'm the car! I'm always the car."
21st Jan '17 2:39:49 PM luiz4200
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** In an ''EdEddNEddy'' comic book story, the titular Eds play a parody of "Dungeons & Dragons". When the game begins, Ed says "Do not pass go. Do not collect $200".
26th Nov '16 7:44:50 PM themisterfree
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** ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' had them playing it in several strips, but with their own {{Calvinball}}-like rules. For example, Calvin once robbed the bank, causing Hobbes to dump all 12 hotels on Baltic Avenue. Another time, we find out that they write their own cards for the game. Hobbes launches a massive online scam on the bank ("I think I'll buy a few dozen hotels"), and Calvin vows revenge once ''he'' lands on Chance. God only knows what horrors the other cards hold. Viral contagions? Meteor strikes?

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** ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' had them playing it in several strips, but with their own {{Calvinball}}-like rules. For example, Calvin once robbed the bank, causing Hobbes to dump all 12 hotels on Baltic Avenue. Another time, we find out that they write their own cards for the game. Hobbes launches a massive online computer scam on the bank ("I think I'll buy a few dozen hotels"), and Calvin vows revenge once ''he'' lands on Chance. God only knows what horrors the other cards hold. Viral contagions? Meteor strikes?



*** And lost pieces (Norm is the lead pipe from Clue, there are pieces from Candy Land and a Chinese Checker, and they use a giant pair of dice).

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*** And lost pieces (Norm is the lead pipe from Clue, there are pieces from Candy Land and a Chinese Checker, and they use a giant pair of dice).dice, as though they're on ''Series/HighRollers'').



** In the ''Series/That70sShow'' episode "Cat Fight Club", the characters play Monopoly. Jackie is winning, and she happily notes that it's just like real life - she's the richest.

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** In the ''Series/That70sShow'' episode "Cat Fight Club", the characters play Monopoly. Jackie is winning, and she happily notes that it's just like real life - she's the richest. And Fez flips over the board.



** "Make new friends... then beat them by playing ''Monopoly''"

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** "Make new friends... then beat them by playing ''Monopoly''"''Monopoly''
** Even the custom operator's message can be seen (if there's one set).
9th Aug '16 6:37:25 PM Twentington
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* OneBookAuthor: For Reilly.
23rd May '16 12:17:23 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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--> '''Ace:''' Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. And you must be the Monopoly guy...''(leans in, whispering)'' Thanks for the free parking.

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--> ---> '''Ace:''' Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. And you must be the Monopoly guy...''(leans in, whispering)'' Thanks for the free parking.
23rd May '16 12:17:11 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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-->You will all report directly to your respective Valhallas
-->Go directly, do not pass "Go", do not collect 200 [[PainfulRhyme dollahs]]...

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-->You --->You will all report directly to your respective Valhallas
-->Go --->Go directly, do not pass "Go", do not collect 200 [[PainfulRhyme dollahs]]...



--> We'll make a man of him\\

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--> ---> We'll make a man of him\\
23rd May '16 12:16:45 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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-->'''Burns:''' I have a monopoly to maintain. I own the Electric Company ''and'' the Water Works. Plus the hotel on Baltic Avenue!
-->'''Skinner:''' That hotel is a dump and your monopoly is pathetic.

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-->'''Burns:''' --->'''Burns:''' I have a monopoly to maintain. I own the Electric Company ''and'' the Water Works. Plus the hotel on Baltic Avenue!
-->'''Skinner:''' --->'''Skinner:''' That hotel is a dump and your monopoly is pathetic.
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