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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Trivial Pursuit or Monopoly?

This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

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THE FESTIVE SEASON. A time of joy and goodwill to all… Oh, who are we kidding?

Christmas, New Year and the fallow period in between are ripe for misunderstandings, family tension and silly arguments. We’re here to gauge the temperature on the niggly rows of the season and set them all to rights.

Today: You can keep your newfangled video games and cutting-edge board games themed on popular TV gameshows. If you had to choose between whiling away the Christmas break with either of these two old-school games, would it have to be:

A. Trivial Pursuit, or…

(via Claus Rebler/

B. Monopoly

(via Mike Fleming/

Poll Results:

B - Monopoly (427)
A - Trivial Pursuit (310)
C - Can't we all just get along? (78)

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See previous entries in The Burning Question*>

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