Monopoly board locations

johnboy 8 January 2007 26

It seems that Hasbro have got not idea whatsoever about their own game “Monopoly”.

On their website they’re asking us to vote for locations to go on the upcoming Australian edition of the game about real estate development.

So where are the prime locations to build a hotel in Canberra? Commonwealth Avenue perhaps? London Circuit? Empire Crescent? Canberra Avenue?

Nope, they’ve got “Lake Burley Griffin”, “Canberra”, “Anzac Parade”, “Tindbinbilla”, and the “Cotter Reserve”.

WTF?

According to the Australian some moron in the ACT Government was likely responsible for this brain damaged selection. Queensland seems to have fared little better.


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Thumper Thumper 1:23 pm 10 Jan 07

Community Chest.

You have been selected to consult with the government.

Stop playing the game now as no-one cares.

S4anta S4anta 1:17 pm 10 Jan 07

ralph must’ve been stealing jaffas from VWs again

Meconium Meconium 5:54 am 10 Jan 07

Ralph, I have never disagreed with what you’ve said, but I must say I’ve never been assaulted at random by a Sudanese.

Thumper Thumper 9:53 am 09 Jan 07

Jellen,

I remember, as a young, wide eyed, underage amateur drinker, slinking into ther back of the old Charny tavern and getting hammered on schoobies.

man, that was a long time ago. But the old Charny tavern was heaps better than the battery of pokies they now call the Ginninderra Labor Club.

Thumper Thumper 9:50 am 09 Jan 07

Damn Threeze.

I was going to suggest Charny!

S4anta S4anta 9:48 am 09 Jan 07

that way we can also include Ros kelly’s blackboard.

S4anta S4anta 9:47 am 09 Jan 07

If you are talking iconic Canberra Pubs, surely the one that most Aussies (well punters) will remember is the Private Bin, due to the Fine Cotton drama.

jellen jellen 8:11 pm 08 Jan 07

There is no such place as the Charnwood Tavern, except perhaps in dreams:)

Sammy Sammy 6:01 pm 08 Jan 07

I think Anzac Parade is a good choice. Not surprisingly, it’s currently in the lead by a fairly healthy margin.

lateralis lateralis 5:13 pm 08 Jan 07

Charnwood Tavern/Chisholm Tavern..it’s a shame Burnie Court and Baringa Gardens have gone, they would have been a cert.

Fiona Fiona 3:37 pm 08 Jan 07

But I already HAVE an Australian monopoly, complete with koala token. I dont need a new one!

threeze threeze 3:08 pm 08 Jan 07

Charnwood, surely?

bonfire bonfire 2:09 pm 08 Jan 07

ainslie village

Al Al 1:47 pm 08 Jan 07

Havelock House – good place to build a shiny new hotel…

Mr Evil Mr Evil 1:44 pm 08 Jan 07

Or the “You have failed three drug tests, which is in breach of your bail conditions” Get Out Of Jail Free Card

Ralph Ralph 1:26 pm 08 Jan 07

hehehehe

S4anta S4anta 1:20 pm 08 Jan 07

Community Chest card;

you have been invited to a same sex civil union, please pay 10 Aussie pesos, and take a 30 year step back in time.

biogaz78 biogaz78 1:19 pm 08 Jan 07

I would have thought “Parliament House”, “National War Memorial” or even “Telstra Tower” should have been in that list.

“Fyshwick” would have been good to put in the ‘red’ properties along with ‘Kalgoorlie’ in WA and ‘Hindley Street’ in Adelaide …

Ralph Ralph 1:15 pm 08 Jan 07

Add the following to the chance pile:

“Native title claim”; and

“You get assaulted at random by Aboriginal/Sudanese/Lebanese”

VYBerlinaV8_now with_added_grunt VYBerlinaV8_now with_added_grunt 1:11 pm 08 Jan 07

Also, how about Amber Jane Westin’s house?

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