I posted this riddle for an unforeseen.

Clue 1:

Since 1935...

Clue 2:

An uncle always in

Clue 3:

Some references about the invisible hand

Clue 4:

Only one will get it...

Clue 5:

But luck is the real protagonist

Who am I?

  • $\begingroup$ Something to do with the great depression, the economy or ecomomic theory perhaps? $\endgroup$
    – Craftsman
    Jul 30, 2020 at 14:47
  • $\begingroup$ Well, it's not that history-related, it's more friendly $\endgroup$
    – xKobalt
    Jul 30, 2020 at 14:48

2 Answers 2


This riddle describes the

Monopoly board game.

Clue 1: Since 1935...

In 1935 Monopoly was sold by Parker Brothers and a patent issued to Charles Darrow. The Landlord's Game was similar and created by Lizzie Magie in 1903.

Clue 2: An uncle always in

Rich Uncle Pennybags is the mascot.

Clue 3: Some references about the invisible hand

A reference to Adam Smith's phrase that describe benefits of individual self-interested actions in a free market economy, and is at odds with a monopoly.

Clue 4: Only one will get it...

In a monopoly [Greek: single sell] one party has exclusive control over a product or service.

Clue 5: But luck is the real protagonist

Rolling dice and drawing cards means Monopoly is a game of luck as well as skill.

Title: Only for a few people

The game of Monopoly is for two to eight players.

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    $\begingroup$ Really, but really congratulations! The explanations are completely correct and they indicate you're a very accultured man (as your reputation demonstrates). This answer is the right one $\endgroup$
    – xKobalt
    Aug 1, 2020 at 15:59

Could you be the...

one dollar bill...

whose backside was designed in 1935

Uncle : this one I don't have... May the "uncle" be G. Washington?

THe invisible hand : one someone says that the Eye of Providence is also a symbol of freemasonry.

One will get it : one dollar

Luck is the real protagonist: another one I don't get... maybe part of an american expression ?

And the title "only for a few people" : because it's only for americans?

  • $\begingroup$ That's an interesting answer, despite some points are not enough clarified, it shows some concepts that most people does not know... however I'm sorry to say that this is not the answer I was looking for. Keep trying, it's not that far after all $\endgroup$
    – xKobalt
    Jul 31, 2020 at 9:58
  • $\begingroup$ @xKobalt is it related to the book The Invisible Hand?? $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2020 at 10:04
  • $\begingroup$ @Lakshay Sura, it's quite simple as reference: it's just about the concept $\endgroup$
    – xKobalt
    Jul 31, 2020 at 10:05

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