MrEricSir: [img42.imageshack.us image 500x222]You crazy kids and your newfangled Monopoly tokens. Back in my day they were little wooden pegs, and we liked it that way.
Gdiguy: Who cares about the iron... why did the cat beat the robot?
Rev. Skarekroe: Forget Monopoly!I still want my tan M&M back!
hartzdog: They still have the thimble?
MBooda: We had hounds & jackals.
CygnusDarius: Wall Street is raping the US economy like a Steubenville football player, the NRA is actively pandering to the gun industry, and the GOP is still the #1 whore of the 'job creators', and this is what these people are getting their outrage from!?.
miss diminutive: regindyn: miss diminutive: Playing the boot made me feel all bootstrappy. Turning down GO money and community chests on principle is how the game is really meant to be played.If you're really bootstrappy you'd start the game with no money.I start the game in jail.
poot_rootbeer: What about the "red plastic parcheesi piece added to the Monopoly box because too many of the original player pieces got lost or stuck up a toddler's nose"?Does that piece still have a place in the Monopoly pantheon?/monoplantheon
LlamaGirl: KITTY KITTY KITTY KITTY!If I collect enough of them I'll be a cat lady!
Teufelaffe: Cats > Iron working, Chicago, and American history
Danger Mouse: brantgoose: People still use irons?Um, yea. How do you get the wrinkles out of your clothes?
Gunther: I can't imagine how dull your life would have to be before you could bother to get outraged over Monopoly changing a piece.
stonelotus: fark Chicago.
miss diminutive: I start the game in jail.
freewill: So, which borough are you from?
freewill: Gunther: I can't imagine how dull your life would have to be before you could bother to get outraged over Monopoly changing a piece.You just don't understand. Between this and the suspension of Saturday mail service, Obama's America has plunged into an incomprehensible, unrecognizable dystopia. This business will get out of control. It will get out of control, and we'll be lucky to live through it.
brantgoose: People still use irons?Well, I mean, apart from my Mother's generation, of course.I can remember when the cat became more popular as a household pet than the dog. It now rules the Innertubes thanks to Ape Lad. Recognition as a Monopoly game piece is long overdue.It's natural that the cat would win in a fair fight against a flat iron. Steam irons, not so much. And vacuum cleaners beat cats every time.Our dog used to hate the vacuum cleaner. Eventually, however, he went deaf. He would then let my Mother vacuum him. Our dog had to be put down at 15 after somebody hit him in a car or truck and broke his spine, leaving his back legs useless. Very sad.My Father does the vacuuming now. I assume it is because he likes pushing things around.I often choose the iron as my playing piece because it was stable. I did not like my piece to tip over. I'm not surprised that it was the piece to go, seeing as so few people really like ironing, and those who do may also like thimbles. Canadian Monopoly was more politically correct than American Monopoly. I don't recall seeing the big artillery piece. I think it was replaced with a cowboy on a rearing horse. Canada has two football teams named the Roughriders, so maybe it was Teddy Roosevelt.I do think the old battleship was a cool design. I think the Titantic would be a good Monopoly piece, seeing as how many monopolists went down with it.
cervier: Decillion: First Star Wars, then Transformers, then Indiana Jones! Plus Aliens, Terminator and Predator! Let's not forget Spider-man, Superman, and Batman. Add Pacman, Megaman, etc.Operation is a shell of the former game!And now Monopoly!Stop ruining EVERYTHING! Ruiners!I bought the new Operation game for my niece this Christmas and I was shocked to find that the game doesn't buzz anymore when you touch the metal frame... I guess it was too stressful for the new generation, I don't know...
boyvoyeur: The internet predictably chose the most popular thing on the internet to replace the unfairly maligned iron.They posted the wrong kind of pussy.
Treygreen13: cptjeff: brantgoose: People still use irons?Well, I mean, apart from my Mother's generation, of course.Some of us don't dress like crap, so yes. Non-iron shirts aren't really, but they do make ironing easier.Perhaps he meant the type of iron from Monopoly.[binaryapi.ap.org image 460x309]Ya know, the kind you have to put over a fire or heat source. Instead of one with a built in heat source.
Truman Burbank: Game piece change? Meh. Been done before.The travesty was when they changed Baltic and Mediterranean to be brown instead of purple.
Mock26: I wonder what Fark would come up with if we got to redo all of the pieces? Sounds like it would be a fun photoshop contest.
LucklessWonder: I propose, we go the whole hog and redo the whole board as well, as Farkopoly.'Jail' Would be replaced by either 'Politics Tab' or 'Ballsack in slatted chair.'
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