THE MONOPOLY BOARD
Here are some mnemonic means of recalling the order/value of squares in a British Monopoly game (useful for pub quiz answers!):
There are 40 squares (or 41 if JAIL+VISIT):
CChest/CHance occur alternately (in alpha).
Sets 2-7 = £100-320 in £20 steps (1=2, 3=£20 up).
Opposite Mayfair = Vine St =£200=half-way/value
Most people only know the order of sets 1 & 8.
Relative settings are also worth noting. For example, "Pentonville Rd" precedes Jail (ie. it's Pentonville-Jail)! "Strand" leads into "Fleet Street", just as in real life! Also note the proximity of TSq & LSq! And just as in the real West End of London, Leicester Square and Piccadilly are at opposite ends of Coventry Street.
Finally the utilities divide the 1st/2nd property of set 3 but the 2nd/3rd of set 6 (ie.WWks), while alternate "Community Chest" and "Chance" squares divide the 1st/2nd properties of sets 1-2 and 4-5 but the 2nd/3rd of set 7 (ie.CCh).
For reference, the complete order of all 40 squares is:
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