Monopoly News: Iron Out, Cat In

The iron token that has existed since the 1930’s is now retiring and being replaced by a cat. Hasbro ran a “Save Your Token,” campaign in which people voted for which token should stay in the Monopoly board game series. The iron only got 8% of votes from 185 different countries in the world. Ouch…

I guess it’s time to modernize this timeless board game by adding a cat to it. The Internet agrees, as voting for a cat token replacement beat out a potential toy robot, guitar, helicopter and diamond ring. 

Next month, a “Golden Token” Monopoly will be sold exclusively at Target for $17.99, which will feature the last appearance of the iron token, as well as the five other proposed tokens.

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Robby "brownkidd" Weiss is a video marketing producer in real life who likes drawing and making stupid songs for his own pleasure in addition to indulging in the wide variety of interests featured on this very site. He has four cats (not by choice) and is an enormous fan of the female anatomy.

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