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Postby Animator » 2009.09.11 (21:59)

One of my favorite board games when I was a kid was Monopoly. Tell about your favorite monopoly experiences here (if any), what piece you like the most, etc. I loved the top hat piece when I was a kid, and I would pretty much beat my parents at it every single time.

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Postby 29403 » 2009.09.11 (22:06)

I love that game. I remember playing with my cousin at the age of 9. We played til 2 in the morning. When I lost, I cried. I loved the dog piece myself, and always aimed to get the most expensive houses.
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Postby Riobe » 2009.09.11 (22:07)

Monopoly has always been like, one of my favorite board games ever.

However, no one in my family is ever willing to play a full game with me. If we ever manage to start a game, it lasts over the span of a few days. Õ_õ not to mention it's not as fun with just two people. :(
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Postby t̷s͢uk̕a͡t͜ư » 2009.09.11 (22:43)

I hate Monopoly. It's way too chance-driven and takes forever to play. And it's the reason for the stereotype of the guy who goes, "so are ya in jail? Or are ya just visiting? Cuz if you're not in jail, you have to be on the outside of the jail."

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Postby Spawn of Yanni » 2009.09.11 (23:18)

Started close to about 50 games? Finished maybe 2.
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Postby blue_tetris » 2009.09.11 (23:54)

I've termed "The Monopoly Effect" as being the status of determining a game's winner in the first 10% of time, then playing the other 90% anyway. You know that your dad won Monopoly after hour one. Prepare for a long night...

Risk has a similar status, to a lesser degree. You know, most classical board games weren't made too well. They were marketed amazingly back in the 50's and 60's.
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Postby Lachesis » 2009.09.12 (02:06)

I used to like it, before I discovered Settlers Of Catan...
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Postby DarkN » 2009.09.12 (04:30)

I used to like it, then I found Heroscape. Then, after that, I found dnd. I have yet to move out of this stage. My guess is the next one will be something like Halo.
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Postby Tunco » 2009.09.12 (07:27)

I used to like it, but games got longer and longer, my longest monopoly game lasted 8 hours?
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Postby Zephyr » 2009.09.12 (12:24)

29403 wrote:always aimed to get the most expensive houses.


Riobe wrote:However, no one in my family is ever willing to play a full game with me. If we ever manage to start a game, it lasts over the span of a few days. Õ_õ not to mention it's not as fun with just two people. :(


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[13:51:12] <WorldCupE> how
[13:51:12] <Zeph> everyone wears out halfway through the match
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[13:51:20] <WorldCupE> here
[13:51:24] <WorldCupikaze> I think the broadcasters lowered the volume for certain frequencies
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[13:51:38] <WorldCupikaze> STOP IT ZEPH
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[13:51:49] <WorldCupE> but not here
[13:51:58] <Zeph> that nz guy wasn't fouled
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[13:52:38] <WorldCupikaze> No
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[13:53:23] <WorldCupE> have you seen this
[13:53:35] <Donfuy> i can't
[13:53:43] <WorldCupE> can't what
[13:53:47] <WorldCupE> Zeph isn't here
[13:53:48] <WorldCupikaze> WHAT's GOING ON
[13:53:51] <WorldCupE> but is speaking
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[13:53:58] <Donfuy> can't see what huh?
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Postby Riobe » 2009.09.12 (14:20)

Tunco123 wrote:I used to like it, but games got longer and longer, my longest monopoly game lasted 8 hours?


Only 8 hours? :O

I'm guessing you didn't finish it then. :P
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Postby Tunco » 2009.09.12 (14:40)

Riobe wrote:
Tunco123 wrote:I used to like it, but games got longer and longer, my longest monopoly game lasted 8 hours?


Only 8 hours? :O

I'm guessing you didn't finish it then. :P

Yes. :/

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Postby Donfuy » 2009.09.12 (20:39)

Hm, I never finished one, but I quite like to play it, if in a comfortable position.


I rarely play it.
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Postby Pheidippides » 2009.09.14 (23:30)

I play Monopoly a few times a year, and finish most games. If you play with the right people, you don't feel the tediousness as much. That said, I've never seen a Monopoly game go more than four hours, so maybe I'm just lucky.

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Postby t̷s͢uk̕a͡t͜ư » 2009.09.15 (00:10)

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Postby 999_Springs » 2009.09.15 (19:42)

About nine years ago I bought some hand-held electronic Monopoly game for about £13. I wonder if any of you own a hand-held version? I checked back in the store three weeks after I bought it and it had gone - and I have never seen it since. Ever.

As for the gameplay, doing it electronically is much faster than the actual board game, and it saves your progress automatically when you turn it off, which is a lot less tedious than having to re-set everything back up again manually. However, the electronic game gets boring after six years when you have got to know all of the computer players thoroughly and you know EXACTLY the amount of money they will trade property for. Then it gets too predictable.
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Postby Zephyr » 2009.09.16 (01:25)

999_Springs wrote:About nine years ago I bought some hand-held electronic Monopoly game for about £13. I wonder if any of you own a hand-held version? I checked back in the store three weeks after I bought it and it had gone - and I have never seen it since. Ever.

As for the gameplay, doing it electronically is much faster than the actual board game, and it saves your progress automatically when you turn it off, which is a lot less tedious than having to re-set everything back up again manually.


I have monopoly on my iPod, if I recall correctly it was about $5-6.

However, the electronic game gets boring after six years when you have got to know all of the computer players thoroughly and you know EXACTLY the amount of money they will trade property for. Then it gets too predictable.


Yeah, it's the same on my version except I also have an option to play against real people.
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[13:51:01] <WorldCupE> WHAT
[13:51:11] <WorldCupE> hpw
[13:51:12] <WorldCupE> how
[13:51:12] <Zeph> everyone wears out halfway through the match
[13:51:15] <WorldCupE> ._.
[13:51:17] <WorldCupE> you
[13:51:19] <WorldCupE> aren't
[13:51:20] <WorldCupE> here
[13:51:24] <WorldCupikaze> I think the broadcasters lowered the volume for certain frequencies
[13:51:35] <WorldCupikaze> WOAH
[13:51:38] <WorldCupikaze> STOP IT ZEPH
[13:51:46] <WorldCupE> he's in #n
[13:51:49] <WorldCupE> but not here
[13:51:58] <Zeph> that nz guy wasn't fouled
[13:52:05] <WorldCupikaze> DUBBLE YOO. TEE. EFF.
[13:52:05] <WorldCupikaze> STOPIT
[13:52:29] <WorldCupE> I don't think Zeph can read what we say
[13:52:38] <WorldCupikaze> No
[13:52:41] <WorldCupikaze> But it still happens
[13:52:46] <WorldCupE> xD
[13:52:47] <Zeph> holy shot I'm vibrating to 1950s relaxing jazz
[13:52:58] <WorldCupE> ZEPH
[13:53:01] <WorldCupE> CAN YOYU HEAR ME
[13:53:20] <WorldCupE> donfuy
[13:53:23] <WorldCupE> have you seen this
[13:53:35] <Donfuy> i can't
[13:53:43] <WorldCupE> can't what
[13:53:47] <WorldCupE> Zeph isn't here
[13:53:48] <WorldCupikaze> WHAT's GOING ON
[13:53:51] <WorldCupE> but is speaking
[13:53:51] <WorldCupE> D:
[13:53:58] <Donfuy> can't see what huh?
[13:54:06] <WorldCupikaze> IT'S THE APOCALYPSE
[13:54:10] <Donfuy> where's zeph o_o
[13:54:18] <WorldCupE> precisely
[13:54:21] <WorldCupikaze> Exactly
[13:55:21] <WorldCupikaze> call wide
[13:55:24] <Zeph> Pooh
[13:55:28] <WorldCupikaze> EH?
[13:55:37] <WorldCupikaze> OOOOOOOOoh
[13:55:38] <Zeph> amazing slide tackle saves day
[13:55:48] <WorldCupikaze> WHY ARE YOU TALKING YOU AREN'T HERE
[13:56:53] <WorldCupikaze> call wide
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Postby Ampersand » 2009.09.16 (01:32)

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Postby aids » 2009.09.16 (02:17)

Imagine if the prices of the places in Monopoly went up with inflation.
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Postby Pikman » 2009.09.17 (01:06)

Random Fact: The longest game of Monopoly lasted 59 days. That's GAME TIME.

I'm a fan of the bag o' money myself.

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Postby blackson » 2009.09.17 (03:29)

blue_tetris wrote:I've termed "The Monopoly Effect" as being the status of determining a game's winner in the first 10% of time, then playing the other 90% anyway. You know that your dad won Monopoly after hour one. Prepare for a long night...


The pinnacle of Monopoly is trading correctly. If you are good at this, then properties should be close, thus having a close game all the way to the end. The "you" in your post must be terrible at determining a quality trade.

The only part of the game I dislike is how quickly the tables can turn; one hit on someone else's hotels and they have the upper hand.

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Postby blue_tetris » 2009.09.17 (04:15)

The pinnacle of the game? Trading correctly is the entire game. It's the mechanic. Even when doing so, the win condition is set to be pretty late-game. A few early mistakes make you lose, then you spend the rest of the game losing.

Risk also has the Monopoly effect, to a lesser degree. To win the game, you need to go above and beyond being the obvious winner to your opponents.

It's important to any game that even the losers are having fun. The game should be generally entertaining every step of the way.
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Postby moonlight » 2009.09.30 (22:49)

I only love the original Monopoly, other than the Pokemon version. ^.^
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Postby Pikman » 2009.10.02 (19:51)

Ahahah, I was just reminded of an exclusive edition of Monopoly made especially for members of my township a few years ago. The spaces are all local businesses, and I think the railroads are actually bus lines. 'Twas fun looking back and seeing how many of those organizations actually survived the current economic conditions.


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