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Phuket Monopoly game creators need your help with token designs




Phuket is set to get its own version of the popular game MONOPOLY and its creators want your help with ideas for the specialised tokens. ‘MONOPOLY: Phuket Edition’ was announced last month which will see the street art on the board game replaced with that of famous places around Thailand’s famous tourist destination. Such art will include beaches, hotels, shops, markets and other popular attractions.

Jennifer Lau from Winning Moves UK, is producing the game under official license from Monopoly brand owners, Hasbro. Lau says the tokens will feature a holiday theme. The token’s departure from the original theme of wheelbarrows, boots, iron, and thimbles as well as popular sports cars and hats.

“We have had a wealth of emails and suggestions coming in for Phuket, so thank you for each and every single one of them! We are taking them all into consideration whilst putting together the design of the game.”

“We wanted to change the tokens so that they would be more suitable for an island like Phuket, where so many people like to go on holiday to.”

“There will be six themed tokens that replace the original and we want to hear your suggestions for what these tokens should be!”

Bangkok has already been featured in the Monopoly game as it came out for purchase back in 2018.

SOURCE: The Phuket News


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    Toby Andrews

    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:06 am

    I have a suggestion for a Community Chest card.
    Caught drinking beer after 11 p.m. Got to jail. do not pass go. Do not collect $200.

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    Jim Kelly

    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:09 am

    Brilliant! Everyone’s thoughts exactly!! Yet another stupid idea!!

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    Jesus Monroe

    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:23 am

    Soapy Bar?

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    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:28 am

    Aggressive tuktuk driver
    Violent taxi driver
    Thieving souvenir seller
    Violent transvestite
    Corrupt politician
    Greedy issan girl

    These have been copyrighted

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    brian mc

    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:52 am

    rubber duck
    water cannon
    motorbike and sidecar with 8 people sat on it
    a trainer (copy brandname made in vietnam)
    pre-damaged jet ski

    i guess players of this version will not buy hotels

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    Jesus Monroe

    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 2:07 pm

    Maybe not but it sounds like a monopoly I’d like to play……..Can I land on a soapy bar though?

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    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 3:11 pm

    Some suggestions:

    A jet ski
    A red Songtaew (red taxi) or TukTuk
    A palm tree
    Maybe a sunbathing lounge chair
    A coconut
    A small camera (cliche but very relevant)
    A small building with Sino-Portuguese features.
    A long tail boat
    Patong Tower Hotel/Condo

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    Mr cynic

    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 6:15 pm

    This will not work.
    When you put houses and hotels on property in the traditional game your wealth increases.
    If you do that in Phuket you will go broke.

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    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 6:52 pm

    “Pre-damaged jet ski” – 555

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    James Pate

    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    Fake land title deed.

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    Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:33 pm

    don’t forget tuktuks and jetskis.

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    brian mc

    Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 8:06 am

    community chest

    you have come 2nd place in a drag queen contest etc. etc.

    jet ski rental owner accuses you of damaging his jet ski. go to jail. do not pass go go bar. do not collect tea money.

    your tour company ignored weather warnings and sent an overloaded ill equipped boat full of non swimmers out to sea. collect 10,000 baht from your insurance company.

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    James Pate

    Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    Tsunami warning tower.

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    Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    Beer bottle

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    James R

    Monday, March 1, 2021 at 1:12 am

    A Tuk-Tuk

    A Beach Umbrella

    A Jet Ski

    A tall cocktail glass

    A miserable fat old moaning farang resident.

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    Monday, March 1, 2021 at 6:12 am

    This one is good

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