Thursday, June 2, 2011

Monopoly!


I remember sitting around playing games with my family when I was young.  We used to get snowed in and out came the games.  The one we played the most was Monopoly.  To this day, I still love the game.  Not so much playing it but I love the board and pieces!

Monopoly has been around since the early 1900's.  Comes is a ton of versions.  You can find one for your state or area, schools, banks etc.


Here is a slide show of different versions:
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And for information regarding the earliest versions:     http://monopoly.cdbpdx.com/
I don't even want to think about all the Monopoly items I have!  
A watch:
 A cross stitched board: 
  
Towels, mugs, sigh...  Too many items and probably a bunch I've forgotten I have!  

Another game I used to play with was Mouse Trap!  Do you remember that one?  Do you have favorite games you play with your family?

Have a great day!
RWS

5 comments:

peppercorns said...

Oh yes! I loved Monopoly and Sorry. Those are my favorites.

Love the post RWS, and I find the cross stitched board amazing. Only you could have found it. LOL

Doodle said...

Monopoly, Mouse Trap, Operation, Racko. Those were my childhood games with family. Then we got into all the card games. Great memories! Thanks for the fun post RWS.

jj said...

I always liked monopoly, except my sister always manged to get Boardwalk and Park Place...not sure if she cheated to get them or not...lol

VintageEmbellishment said...

Wow, some great monopoly sets here....I remember playing a card game but cannot remember the name of it, LOL! Guess that means I was not very good at it!

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