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    Posted: 17 May 2018 at 6:47pm
Monopoly was a popular family game, Chutes and Ladders, Chinese Checkers, Uno, Yahtzee.

Gin Rummy, Poker, Euchre.

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Monopoly was a 'family favorite' with 'adjusted rules' depending upon where it was being played and who who was playing you. For example, some of my ChiTown cousins come from 'The Adjustment Bureau' and you could get 'hit' if you couldn't pay, or if you just pissed them off. In the end, nobody would play with me because I made people cry - especially kids. I'd have hotels everywhere and be able to break anyone before they could rob the community chest for a chance to get out of jail and they couldn't go to jail because they couldn't afford to get out! Kids start crying easy and then they run away...but when the parents started crying? I charged real money for that. 
 

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Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

Monopoly was a 'family favorite' with 'adjusted rules' depending upon where it was being played and who who was playing you. For example, some of my ChiTown cousins come from 'The Adjustment Bureau' and you could get 'hit' if you couldn't pay, or if you just pissed them off. In the end, nobody would play with me because I made people cry - especially kids. I'd have hotels everywhere and be able to break anyone before they could rob the community chest for a chance to get out of jail and they couldn't go to jail because they couldn't afford to get out! Kids start crying easy and then they run away...but when the parents started crying? I charged real money for that. 
 



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I used to like playing Twister at family get-togethers.  I mean, who didn't?
 
 
 
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Monopoly, Twister, Checkers, Chess, Connect Four, Jenga, Life, Risk, just to name a few.
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Monopoly ruled, but we also played Sorry and Trouble.
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Hey, anyone remember Simon? How about the original Bop It?
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Originally posted by Ad nauseous Ad nauseous wrote:

Hey, anyone remember Simon? How about the original Bop It?
 
I dunno about Bop It, but I used to play Bop Baseball as a kid.
 
 
 
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My family never played board games or did many other kinds of family activities when I was a kid.
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Monopoly, Checkers, Stratego, Risk, and Ogre were the main board games I played with family members. Also Battletech, though it was played on a paper map rather than a board, I guess it still counts.

For cards, Uno and War were the main ones.
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