I posted this riddle for an unforeseen.
An uncle always in
Some references about the invisible hand
Only one will get it...
But luck is the real protagonist
Who am I?
Puzzling Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for those who create, solve, and study puzzles. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
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.
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?