(Full results, including Vancouver and Toronto. Canada and China are the only countries represented by more than one city.)
UPDATE: The loser cities are taking it in stride:
- Toronto’s mayor says his city is “affordable” (read: sketchy). (Also: there’s a Spider-Man 3 version of Monopoly?)
- The Vancouver Province calls its finish “not bad,” and then makes fun of Toronto for landing the less-valuable States Avenue. Except Toronto is on Virginia Avenue. Then to illustrate its point, it posts a picture of States Avenue in Atlantic City. Except it’s actually Massachusetts Avenue.
- The Winnipeg Sun says ‘Peggers did a “great job” in its attempt to get in as a wild card, but ultimately failed. (And can we stop with the “passing Go” puns, please?)
Good thing we have rent control.
The Toronto press are beyond themselves.
I love it.
I can’t complain about Monopoly. The original game was based on Atlantic City which is close enough to MY hometown. Yay! (Just figured I would toss that in there.) w00t! (and all those other saying that the cool kids use these days