Monopoly fans vote to add cat, toss iron token

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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/money...ans-vote-to-add-cat-toss-iron-tokens/1895309/

    Better hang on to your soon-to-be vintage iron tokens. They might be worth a quarter some day! I liked the iron mostly because it was flat and didn't tip over. But that's my only reason for liking it.
     
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    My mother was always the shoe, my father was the top hat, my sister was dog, my elder brother was the auto, I was the locomotive, my uncle if he was playing would take was was left mostly thimble. :D

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    The pieces from my family game.
     
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    We used to play the MS-DOS version. :D Less messier, no cleanup, and no banker required. I didn't get to play the board version until much, much later.

    Also had the Sega Genesis version. There used to be an online version I used to play with one of my friends too. Now my brother and I play the iOS version.

    I used to be the dog, but the thimble was actually pretty popular when me and my parents used to play the board game. I don't think anyone ever used the iron.
     
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    In my family the iron was banned because everybody used to fight over it, whereas there was no arguing over our second choices.
     
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    The iron would never have been removed if Steve Jobs were alive.
     
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    If they were true fans, they would have kept the iron!
     
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    Should have ditched the wheelbarrow. It always tips over.
     
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    What should have been tossed then? For me, I can't say that I'm sorry to see the iron go.
     
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    Is nothing sacred any more? Sigh.


    That is a very sweet post Happybunny; I like the attached picture - brings back memories I must say.

    Guffaw - I like it; what was so attractive about the iron - its stability (perhaps implying financial stability) or the fact that it was a cool (but sometimes, hot) icon? I must say I rather liked it myself.....

    Quite right, too.
     
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    I always used the car. I could zip around in that sucker.

    Replacing the iron with a kitty cat is fine by me. Just leave the car alone.

    thank you very much.
     
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    Why do I feel that Reddit had something to do with the cat being voted in?
     
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    I have no idea what the attraction was, but for some reason we all wanted it (me, my brother and our friends), hence Mum banning us from having it.
     
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