NaBloPoMo: What piece do you have to be in Monopoly and why?

May 15, 2012

Daily Post, NaBloPoMo

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play.

Today’s topic is: What piece do you have to be in Monopoly and why?

You’re killing me smalls!

I just said yesterday that the game of Monopoly has got to be the worst game in the world to play and toady’s topic is what is the piece I just HAVE to be.

Are you kidding me?

If you are going to twist my arm, I would have to say the dog in the classic game. But this game just like just about everything else has sold out to “the man”.

There are more versions of Monopoly than there are flavors at Baskin Robbins.

Some of my favorites are:

Grateful Deadopoly

Klingon Monopoly


And everybody’s favorites: 



Then there’s: 


Foreclosure Opoly


and then:




But as in everything in life (well, mine anyway) can be attributed to the movie:

A Christmas Story, you have

A Christmas Story Monopoly game.

America’s favorite board game is getting all decked out for the holidays with A Christmas Story Collector’s Edition of Monopoly Game.  Relive the funniest and most memorable scenes from this classic holiday film as you buy, sell, and trade treasured mementos like the BB Gun, Hubcap Full of Nuts and Randy’s Snowsuit.  So take off your Pink Bunny Suit, try to repair your shattered Leg Lamp, and be sure to have your Secret Society Decoder Pin handy as you advande to GO!

Includes six collectible pewter tokens:  Fragile Crate, Ralphie’s Bunny Suit, Leg Lamp, Bar of Soap, Broken  Glasses, and Old Man’s Car.

 It’s a Major Award!


Robert Forto is mushin’ down a dream in the wilds of Alaska. He and is wife are raising two teenagers at Forto’s Fort.

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Robert Forto is the owner of Dog Works Training Company in Alaska, a canine behaviorist, mushin' down a dream, sports nut and radio show host. Robert writes a lot about his observations in Alaska, pop culture, music, and of course dogs!

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