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We used to place all fines and penalties on the center of the board and declared whatever the pot was when you landed on Free Parking you got the pot and $500! There are lots of "Home Rules".

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Remarkably - that house rule existed here as well, so apparently these Monopoly house rules cross oceans.

Someone really should write a scientific study on the issue
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We used to play for hours at a time. We ran out of Monopoly money several times! I finally robbed another board game of its money to use. This game used Francs and we used all of the 1000, 5000 and ten thousand notes.

There was no Cable or Computer games back then! We would start Football Games in the Morning and play until Supper or whenever it was to dark to play anymore. We were much more fit back then..

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I think I hit the sweet spot by having my childhood in the 80s, we had the outdoor games of previous generations but also the first computer games,

much less "organized" sporting activities though compared to young boys today, who seem to go to football training, swimming school and things like that at an age we still mostly ran about the house and gardens.
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I grew up earlier and we taught ourselves how to play most sports. I played with the guys in the neighborhood. The older guys could and would explain to the younger guys what they had to do. I remember teaching a kid two houses down how to defend his older brother in basketball. I showed him that many people tried to steal the ball by grabbing at it too high. All the dribbler had to do was dribble lower to the ground and he was gone! His older brother was not happy with the trick I showed his brother. He was at least a foot taller...

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