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Hasbro takes on the gender pay
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 9/10/2019 2:04:10 PM

Hasbro wants to take the conversation over the gender pay gap out of the board room and into the living room with its new Ms. Monopoly game, launching this month. Dubbed “the first game where women make more than men,” the updated version of the classic board-game introduces new women-centric elements, starting with its titular character. Ms. Monopoly is the niece of the elder Mr. Monopoly and a “self-made investment guru,” according to the product listing on Walmart.com. In the game, women get a head start: Female players receive $1,900 in Monopoly money at the beginning of the game, compared

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 9/10/2019 2:21:48 PM (No. 176467)
I have two sons, two daughters and a wife who chose to be a full time mom, working part time now and then. I can't imagine how game like this makes life better for anyone. Even is "the girl" wins, she'll never get credit for "winning" because she was "given" a head start, that she never earned.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jasonB 9/10/2019 2:35:55 PM (No. 176480)
Open a shoe store on Baltic Ave, and you'll clean Mszzsz. Monopoly out on the first roll.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lawsy0 9/10/2019 2:49:53 PM (No. 176492)
Remember Gillette?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 9/10/2019 2:52:56 PM (No. 176494)
Being a woke individual is must be exhausting. For a corporation, it must cost them millions in profits.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DARling 9/10/2019 2:59:40 PM (No. 176501)
"We're equal, want equal rights and don't want to be called Miss or Mrs. anymore, so give us more stuff and make us unequal again." Does that make sense to anyone? I am a woman and do not want anything that the feminists and their enablers are selling.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 9/10/2019 3:00:46 PM (No. 176502)
They had better start cranking these things out as fast as possible. It will no doubt be THE hot toy for this Christmas, er, Holiday season!!! /sarc
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Reply 7 - Posted by: TLCary 9/10/2019 3:08:19 PM (No. 176507)
Monopoly Socialism: "Winning is for Capitalists" https://www.amazon.com/Hasbro-Monopoly-Socialism-Board-Parody/dp/B07VPRNZJB Not sure the "Girls are Losers so we have to let them cheat" message is going to get them out of the dog-house for making that one. PS: Women now control over half of the US Personal Wealth. https://www.businessinsider.com/women-now-control-more-than-half-of-us-personal-wealth-2015-4
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Reply 8 - Posted by: padiva 9/10/2019 3:14:22 PM (No. 176512)
I just want to be treated fairly and with respect. In the business work, if female employees are addressed as 'girls', the male employees should be addressed as 'boys.' I stopped going to a medical professional because he would say 'How's it going, girl?'
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Reply 9 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 9/10/2019 3:21:19 PM (No. 176519)
I love the feminist message of women are inferior so we must give them a big head start. Can you be a half naked celebrity piece who sells herself for a RR? How about the go around the board numerous times and "never go to jail" Hillary card. Is there a brainless wonder democrat candidate piece? Are all the players red with hammer and sickle emblems on their jackets?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ROLFNader 9/10/2019 3:28:01 PM (No. 176525)
Don't worry- when Bernie and Lizzie take over, the game of Monopoly as we knew and played it will be outlawed. It has always reeked of capitalism
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Reply 11 - Posted by: MattMusson 9/10/2019 3:46:54 PM (No. 176531)
Do the male players work longer hours? Are they 10 times more likely to die in job related accidents? Do they work more nights, weekends and holidays than the female players.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: SALady 9/10/2019 4:02:12 PM (No. 176538)
Wow, that sure seems incredibly sexist to me!!! I am a woman. I am very offended that Hasbro seems to believe that I cannot compete against other people unless I am given a head start and special treatment!!! But I'm a conservative, so I'm pretty sure that I'm not the "right kind of woman" that Hasbro is aiming this incredibly stupid game at!!!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 9/10/2019 4:10:46 PM (No. 176548)
# 11 beat me to it. Women make make less money, but they do not EARN less than men because its illegal. Women choose to have families and care for children. And that is a higher calling than being a slave for corporate America,
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Reply 14 - Posted by: M2 9/10/2019 4:32:45 PM (No. 176572)
Women are sometimes a real PITA.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 9/10/2019 5:50:32 PM (No. 176620)
Liberalism is so tiresome. If women earn less than men (and I'm not convinced they really do), almost all of the difference can be explained by their choices - working less overtime, opting to stay home with younger children, pursuing careers in fields that pay less than STEM jobs, stepping off the fast track to focus more on their personal lives, and so on.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: MickTurn 9/10/2019 6:07:55 PM (No. 176631)
Hey Hasbro...isn't is Mz?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Cherrybark 9/10/2019 6:25:59 PM (No. 176656)
Were those new pieces a Steno pad and a pen by any change? Oh dear. Anyway, males should self identify as female before the game and things are back to even.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Kate318 9/10/2019 9:09:55 PM (No. 176759)
Wait, stop. What am I missing? There is no male/female aspect to Monopoly. Each player moves their piece around the board and buys properties, and the person who has the most money accumulated at the end of the game wins. You can be male, female, white, black, young, old, gay, straight. The game doesn’t delineate. You are simply a player in the game, and each player starts with the exact same amount of money. What in the Sam Hill is this article talking about?? I, myself, have cleaned numerous clocks playing this game. Being ruthless is the key, not male/female.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Words have Meaning 9/11/2019 12:21:44 AM (No. 176840)
In Ms. Monopoly, the men have to pass "GO" twice to collect money to make up for past injustices against women. "Go Directly to Jail" is now called Social Justice Confinement Center and men players must do the laundry do childcare to mend their ways. Rent on properies will only be collected only if you you can afford it. All properies will be called Broadway and Park Place because it would not be fair if some players got more expensive properies than other players. All houses and hotels will be subsidized with special consideration given LGBTQ players. Hey, this game sounds fun. Can I still play wearing my MAGA hat? Sorry, no you can't.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 9/11/2019 1:24:49 AM (No. 176862)
Does it come with a glass ceiling ? A prerecorded speech about the gender gap? Somebody sounds desperate.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Smart11344 9/11/2019 2:00:56 PM (No. 177281)
Rename Hasbro, HASBEEN.
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