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WorstGooEver May 29th, 2018 7:40pm

Inspired by @Squidboy: is there a popular board game more agonizing to play than Monopoly?

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Caseyh13 USA
05/30/18 11:33 am

Definitely Risk. I only start a game when I can spare a weeks worth of time.

Kyle5 TN
05/29/18 11:29 pm

Hole up in Australia and prepare for a 30 minute long siege.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
05/29/18 6:18 pm

Monopoly is awful with people who play it wrong

05/29/18 6:01 pm


Dedmon California
05/29/18 5:19 pm

Chutes and Ladders could be. When you would get to square 90-something and land on that chute the slid you down to square 20-something, it was sheer agony; you knew had lost the game when that happened.

thebob Medford Oregon
05/29/18 4:52 pm

Monopoly is actually a very boring and I enlightened game to me. Any game that is predicted that much on rolling the dice is merely doing what’s told.

paranoidandroid peace love science
05/29/18 4:12 pm

Trivial Pursuit can take a long time to play which makes it agonizing. But we get beyond cutthroat when playing Monopoly. There were actually tears once. 😳

swervin Maryland
05/29/18 3:43 pm

People play monopoly wrong. The stupid house rules of sticking money into the “free parking” pot just extends the game for no reason. Also, the house rule about having to go around Go one time before buying starts and the rule that people don’t follow (auctioning off property that the person who landed on it don’t want to or can’t buy), also extend the game.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
05/29/18 6:19 pm

The free parking money rule is essential part of the game.

swervin Maryland
05/29/18 6:39 pm

It’s not, at all. It just needlessly extends the game.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
05/29/18 7:10 pm

It's one of the best parts of the game.

lcamino Florida and Georgia
05/29/18 3:29 pm

No, because it is the longest. It could take days!

4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
05/29/18 3:25 pm

Chess, if you’re playing a stronger opponent.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
05/29/18 2:21 pm

Risk goes on almost as long. Or regular chess (not speed chess) which seems to go on ffoorreevveerrrrrr.

gow488 Seoul, Korea
05/29/18 1:48 pm

Monopoly is fun.

jenkp223 Being a mommy
05/29/18 5:54 pm

I LOVE Exploding Kittens!

Kyle5 TN
05/29/18 11:30 pm

Exploding Kittens doesn’t usually last nearly as long, and more importantly isn’t even a board game!

jenkp223 Being a mommy
05/30/18 10:21 am

It’s not technically a board game, true. And every time I’ve ever played a round it hasn’t lasted more than half an hour. There’s a very clear ending point, as well.

WorstGooEver Nuke the Hurricanes
05/29/18 4:02 pm

At least with risk, you can make a bunch of stupid attacks (or riskier, but potentially highly rewarding attacks) if you want to end the game sooner.

cpaswr just say the letters
05/29/18 12:43 pm

Risk can take a long time to play.

snagglepuss Story Time
05/29/18 12:48 pm

I was just going to say that!