19 Mind-Blowing Facts You Didn't Know About Monopoly

18. It Was Originally Rejected For Having "52 Fundamental Errors"

Seriously, people are crazy for Monopoly. It wasn't an immediate success by any stretch of the imagination, with the initial form of the game rejected for by Parker Brother for €œ52 fundamental errors€ including the game€™'s length, theme and complexity.

Nowadays, though, more than a billion people have played the game around the world. It's currently produced in 47 languages and sold in 114 countries.


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