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Fun talk:Conservative Monopoly

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So I got us a start here. Please add more. Try to keep the properties physical places for now, and try to keep themes within each colored group (e.g. green is college, yellow is attractions/museums). Not sure what to rename Community Chest (sounds too socialist as it is). I was thinking "Community Torso", as "chest" is a dirty bit, but I'm not too fond of it. Anyway, we can do the equivalne tof Chance and Coimmunity Chest cards as well as the rmaining properties (2nd place in a competitive eating contest has already been dedcided on as one such card). Get out of jail free will have to somehow incorporate the Supreme Court. DickTurpis 17:11, 30 June 2008 (EDT)

I've added some Community chest cards. Tell me what you think and feel free to add to them. Stile4aly 17:46, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
They're great! I've already added quite a few. DickTurpis 18:14, 30 June 2008 (EDT)

I'm not too sure about the changing of the miltiary academies to colleges. We all know almost all colleges are liberal institutions. DickTurpis 18:14, 30 June 2008 (EDT)

But good, rich conservative boys don't serve in the military, fella. They get into Ivy League schools, on ability or otherwise, and attempt to follow in parental footsteps. ;) --Robledo 18:26, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
Hmmmm. Is this just rich conservative monopoly, or redneck conservative monopoly too? I'd be more tempted to agree with you if we didn't already have 3 conservative universities in the green properties. And no one says you're attending these, you're simply buying them, or supporting them in some way. The problem is there's nothing especially conservative about them, particularly Harvard and Yale. They sort of don't fit the theme especially well. DickTurpis 18:31, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
Alabama National Guard? Jollyfish.gifGenghisRationalWiki GOLD member 18:42, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
I kinda like that. Indiana National Guard (Quayle)...what others? DickTurpis 19:35, 30 June 2008 (EDT)

Just visiting? Aren't all visitors to GitMo in league with the terrorists?Antifly 20:24, 30 June 2008 (EDT)

No no, they are just showing the world how humane the treatment there is. It's almost like a 5 star hotel, actually. DickTurpis 20:55, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
I'm mostly channelling Andy on a kind of dream career trajectory here, hence the move from humskuller class -> White House. The idea is that, as the values increase, so does the reach, power & influence of the property/organisation. Roughly:
  • Purple: utter obscurity
  • Light blue: organisations with some minimal lobbying influence
  • Light purple: (Teaching post at) conservative university
  • Orange: um? doesn't really fit, but not spoiling 'owt
  • Red: noisy minor players like NARTH & WorldNetDaily
  • Yellow: major social conservative groups like Focus on the Family
  • Green: heavyweights with serious political clout, eg. Fox News, the NRA & Heritage Foundation
  • Dark blue: SCOTUS & White House
--Robledo 21:10, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
Pretty good. I was wondering, though, the White House and the Supreme Court are not ipso facto conservative institutions. I mean, with any luck come January the White House will be a substantially more liberal place. Likewise SCOTUS within 8 years more. But it is the epitome of power, so it works (still not happy with Ivy League Railroad, however). I was thinking Wall St., K St., and another street fit the bill somewhere in there. DickTurpis 21:22, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
How about stock exchanges then? NYSE, NASDAQ, and any other two of significance from here. Night, fella. ;) --Robledo 21:47, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
Stock exchanges would seem just as inherently neutral. The best bastions of conservatism should be something like EIB Network (Limbaugh's station) and the Wall Street Journal.--Tom Moorefiat justitia ruat coelum 08:19, 4 July 2008 (EDT)

"Government Contract" as opposed to the decidedly communist "Community Chest"?Antifly 21:36, 30 June 2008 (EDT)

Nice! Though we'd have to change the Community Chest template. DickTurpis 21:38, 30 June 2008 (EDT)
I just found this and all I can say is... wow... ħumanUser talk:Human 03:38, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
Although I notice it has spawned many nonsensical "articles" in the mainspace to support it. Can they all be moved to fun: please? Or at least, template:? ħumanUser talk:Human 03:40, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
I am prettying Community chest. If you have a problem with it, take it up with me. If it sucks. Sorry. --*Gen. S.T. Shrink* Get to the bunker 04:00, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
All I can say is that the "support" files should not be in the mainspace. Can they be moved to subpages of this wonderful project? (Fun:Conservative_Monopoly/community chest for example) ħumanUser talk:Human 04:19, 3 July 2008 (EDT)

I have made a proportional board here. Interesting facts; a board is 19x19 inches. The streets are 2.5x1.5 inches and the color stips are 0.5inches wide. 07:44, 3 July 2008 (EDT)

Very nice too. I was going to the same thing as the proportions of the prototype offended my sensibilities, but you beat me to it. Jollyfish.gifGenghisRationalWiki GOLD member 09:08, 3 July 2008 (EDT)

Should the start square be called GOD? Jollyfish.gifGenghisRationalWiki GOLD member 08:24, 4 July 2008 (EDT)

"In the beginning there was NOTHING" --RuffNekk Arrr! 08:28, 4 July 2008 (EDT)

Best of[edit]

I think this should be in category:best of fun, after it uses that proportional board mentioned above. Some of the text bits might need to be "shorter" so as not to make cells bigger though. Oh, and is Church Bingo the same as "Chance"? It needs a template for its card deck if it is... ħumanUser talk:Human 14:12, 3 July 2008 (EDT)

Maybe "Prayer" could be a substitute for chance? Jollyfish.gifGenghisRationalWiki GOLD member 14:54, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
Sure... Church Bingo is fine, too. It just doesn't exist yet - maybe some of the more negative CC's should be there? I forget the distinction.... One needs a "get out of gitmo free" card, too... ħumanUser talk:Human 15:19, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
Let's get the Church Bingo (or potluck supper?) written so we can "best of fun" this... so it turns up on the front page sometimes! ħumanUser talk:Human 19:42, 4 July 2008 (EDT)


What shapes are the playing pieces? Daecon 07:44, 4 July 2008 (EDT)

(EC)We also need some Conservative playing pieces. Obviously a largely defensive weapon of gun is first on the list. What else? Petri dishes? Jollyfish.gifGenghisRationalWiki GOLD member 07:46, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
An altar boy on his knees? --RuffNekk Arrr! 07:52, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
A dinosaur, two stone tablets with the 10 commandments, a cruise missile or stealth bomber, an old-fashioned gas (petrol) pump, an SUV, a purity ring, a bull-horn, leg shackles. Jollyfish.gifGenghisRationalWiki GOLD member 08:00, 4 July 2008 (EDT)


Some refinements for the general-audience version:

  • Noah's ark
  • A Biblical-looking guy riding a dinosaur
  • A cowboy hat
  • The two stone tablets with the 10 commandments
  • A handgun
  • An oil derrick (more "Drill, baby, drill" than a gas pump)
  • A promise ring
  • A dollar sign

Bonus pieces for the Conservapedia special edition:

  • A banhammer
  • The CP Logo
  • Hitler (can't leave him out)

Of course, the houses would be called (home)schools, and the hotels would be churches. Feel free to tweak the list above. --SpinyNorman 17:30, 18 February 2009 (EST)


How did I miss knowing about this? Amazing! We need to turn this into a playable game :). tmtoulouse heckle 19:20, 4 July 2008 (EDT)

Can you imagine six of us sitting around playing virtual monopoly on this board... better yet, can you program it? Hehe... ħumanUser talk:Human 19:27, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
It would be a nice challenge....multi-player would be the I will have to figure it out. tmtoulouse heckle 19:34, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
Hmmm, it actually plays, cool. Although, Trent, you can't roll a "1" with two dice. ħumanUser talk:Human 21:39, 12 February 2009 (EST)
Also, don't do random (2 -12) - you have to use two random numbers 1-6 and add them to get the odds right. ħumanUser talk:Human 21:42, 12 February 2009 (EST)
I finally went to jail; next roll put me a few squares past "go to jail" :( Also, I never got any $200 AAPS stipends, so i couldn't buy the White House and the SCOTUS. ħumanUser talk:Human 23:09, 13 February 2009 (EST)
I might be able to program monopoly in Java, and there is probabally a way to imbed Java programs into Wikis... I don't know how to make multi-player games, however, so that might take time... ĴάΛäšςǍ₰ why me?

Non-wiki versions?[edit]

Would it be feasible to create this as an app for platforms like the iPhone or Facebook? It would make a killer download, and might make the developer a few bucks. --SpinyNorman 17:12, 18 February 2009 (EST)


I assume this was made when Dubya was in office, so you may want to change the White House to something like...Karl Rove? I don't know. Just pointing that out.--Colonel Sanders (talk) 02:47, 10 December 2010 (UTC)


Maybe add a Tea Party reference somewhere? Idea 2: replace 2get out of jail free" with "it's OK if you're a Republican" Real first name and last initial (talk) 13:22, 24 January 2011 (UTC)


Kind of wonder why Liberty University isn't one of the schools (light purple). Nwebster84 (talk) 12:31, 28 October 2011 (UTC)