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Tag Archives: Monopoly

You let the dice go. They dance for a moment. Looking down, you see those serpentine eyes staring back. So you compose yourself and move your dog along to Boardwalk. Any other day, any other game, this roll could have spelled disaster. But not this day, today you take that second blue property with pride. […]

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Reading Christopher Ketcham’s (come on, if he was named Ash he would’ve been the coolest person ever) article “Monopoly is Theft” was really interesting.  I never knew the history behind the game, nor have I actually played the ‘real’ version.  My parents bought Ottawa On Board when we moved here in order to learn about the area […]

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