You never bring a knife to a Monopoly game. It's either a shoe or a top hat.
Remove all the dialog from panel 4 and it resembles how most of my monopoly games end.
How is that knife staying upright? Did he glue the hotel onto the board?
Yeah I've had monopoly games that ended like that... I don't play monoploy any more
Yeah, I was once stabbed during a game of monopoly... only by a family member though.
Rick's super-alter-ego is coming through...
I loled. Replace Monopoly with Magic: the Gathering and that's my Monday nights.
Okay, I don't know if mr. Meyer reads these comments, but I feel I need to tell him or at least his readers about a funny coincidence or whatever.There's this Norwegian comic artsit who happens to resemble mr. Meyer somewhat and along with mr. Meyer is one of my favourite comic artists.
His strips can be found on this page:www.start.no/m/(They're all in Norwegian, but quite a few of them work across languages, e.g. this http://start.no/m/?m=20060927 )
The uncanny bit comes here though:http://start.no/m/?m=20061219
To be clear: I'm not accusing anyone of plagiarism. I find that notion highly implausible. I just think this is a seriously funny coincidence that the people on this site might get some enjoyment from.
Note from Scott: I do read these comments, and I found the stormtrooper comic really funny. I'm not sweating the shirt image too much. I was shocked nobody'd thought of it before me, and it's been on TV, and been a global meme now, so i think this kinda thing's gonna happen from time to time.
Thanks for pointing this out though.
That's why I play Settlers of Catan now.
Clearly Ric is winning. More property cards and money in front of him ... so it must be working ... note to self: bring knife to next monopoly game!
Another great way to psych out your Monopoly opponent from the start is to loudly and vehemently inisist on being the Thimble.
The people living on Ventnor Avenue must wonder what the hell is going on.
When I read the title I was hoping it would be a rocket hat adventure.
Hmmm....would have been better if it were RISK! LOL
You mean Monopoly actually does end? Never seen it.
I've been banned from playing Monopoly in sixty two countries and Antarctica - I still feel the chainsaw has a viable presence in the negotiation aspects of Monopoly.
is that the mafia edition of monopoly?
Anyone else wonder what Rick could have done to damage a motel?
So did you get a decent story out of it? When will that get posted?
@JillofFandoms I think the knife is able to stick up as the point is through the board and part of the table top as well.
Every good game of Monopoly should end with stabbings.
I enjoy your strip as always but I noticed after yesterdays "How to Explain Yourself to a Doctor (rerun)", they have gotten much smaller. Curious as to why?
I once took a sword to an Avalon Hill game after a 5 hour long session of waiting for my mate to finish his turns that he used not to win but to drag us both down into last place thus letting the other players win. The board still bears the mark where my samurai replica sword impacted with central europe.
My friends and I have impromptu game nights frequently and I am always the sole detractor when someone says we should play Monopoly. Next time, I'm suggesting it. And I'm packing my knife.Also, I love that some of the comments are as funny as the comic itself. You guys are awesome!
It was the racecar... on Park Avenue... with the kitchen-knife!
I've seen friends eat their opponents' Risk soldiers, but stabbing the board... that's intense
i love the line from the first panel
I would have said something like "Charge you more. I can charge more if you damage property. Don't you remember that incident in Vegas?" not "Charge you rent. I can charge for a damaged hotel".
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