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A man leads his dog along a road until he reaches a friend's house. Suddenly he realizes he is bankrupt and takes his dog off the road.

Another man wearing a hat stops at the street corner. He is extremely unhappy when he is suddenly arrested and taken to the jail the other side of town.

A man visiting the condemned man in jail drives his car away from the jail until he finds a parking slot at the corner. He parks and is happy to find he is now very rich

Explain.

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    $\begingroup$ Parking at that parking space doesn't give you money. $\endgroup$ – Klyzx Jun 23 '16 at 19:33
  • $\begingroup$ @CaelanO'Toole House rules in which it does are very common. $\endgroup$ – Will Jun 23 '16 at 19:34
  • $\begingroup$ @CaelanO'Toole, usually any cards like chance where you lose money, or say you land on a tax square, the money goes under the free parking $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Jun 23 '16 at 19:36
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    $\begingroup$ That's a foolish argument. Just because you all play by your own house rules doesn't make them right. "Free parking If you land on this space, you simply rest here until your next turn. There is no penalty for landing here: you may still undertake transactions as usual (for example, collect rent, build on Sites you own, etc.)." tmk.edu.ee/~creature/monopoly/download/official_rules_gathering/… $\endgroup$ – thumbtackthief Oct 25 '16 at 18:38
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    $\begingroup$ @BeastlyGerbil I'd be interested in seeing a copy of official rules that include money from free parking. This is a house rule I played with when I was growing up but when I actually read the rules it wasn't in there, page 4 here. Keeping more money in circulation does make the game much longer. $\endgroup$ – gtwebb Oct 25 '16 at 19:10
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The explanation is that this is:

Monopoly

A man leads his dog along a road until he reaches a friend's house. Suddenly he realizes he is bankrupt and takes his dog of the road.

The man was using the dog as his monopoly piece. When he went bankrupt, he lost and removed the dog from the board.

Another man wearing a hat stops at the street corner. He is extremely unhappy when he is suddenly arrested and taken to the jail the other side of town.

This man was using the hat piece. He landed on the "Go to jail" space, which is the corner opposite of jail.

A man visiting the condemned man in jail drives his car away from the jail until he finds a parking slot at the corner. He parks and is happy to find he is now very rich

This man, playing as the car, landed on the "free parking" space on the corner next to jail.

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    $\begingroup$ Correct, thought this was a bit easy. Can you explain the story in terms of the game? $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Jun 23 '16 at 19:31

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