How ironic is that?
In response to what it says is "dishonesty" by Hobartians and Launcestonians, a North-West newspaper has published details of how the voting rules can be overridden.Why does this behavior not surprise me? Has anyone ever seen a Monopoly game not turn out exactly the same way?
"It is time to play dirty," the article said.
"If North-West Coasters want to secure Cradle Mountain its deserved spot on the Australian Monopoly board game, we have found a way to cheat."
The article explains how multiple votes can be cast by following a number of steps to "delete cookies" on the computer.
[Tasmanian Treasurer] Mr Aird said the competition should be about fair play, not parochialism.
"People should have a sense of perspective on this and play according to the rules, not being able to manipulate the result that the makers of Monopoly are trying to achieve," he said.
Let it be noted that both Sydney and Melbourne have progressive game clubs that promote and play Euro-games, which is not the case for Tasmania. Coincidence?