Winner, Winner, WINesday #2: Classic Monopoly Board Game Review + Giveaway

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UPDATE: CLOSED…and the winner is:

Sally G says I vote the iron out. Hardly used any more. And vote in the robot

Do you love Monopoly? We sure do …it’s such a fun family game and selecting your token is always such a fun and important part! Well, the makers of Monopoly are making a bold move…ONE token will be retired for good, and a new one will take its place and find Monopoly token fame based on a vote at the Monopoly Facebook Page.

Will the shoe get the boot? Will the wheelbarrow be dumped? Will the top hat be hung up for good? One thing is certain – one of the classic eight tokens is headed to jail. Who will stay and who will go? It’s up to you!

So who is your favorite??

CURRENT TOKENS

  • Battleship (1935) – The battleship die-cast metal piece was also used in another Parker Brothers game at the time called Conflict. The battleship showcases the importance of ocean travel and security before travel by air became an every day (and affordable) occurrence.
  • Iron (1935) – The flatiron was a necessary piece of household equipment for anyone who wanted to dress to impress. The slim design of the token makes it a favorite of many players who want to keep a low profile on the game board, including reigning MONOPOLY World Champion Bjørn Halvard Knappskog of Norway, who used the token in the title-winning game.
  • Race car (1935) – The car was originally modeled after a 1930s roadster. Designed as the vehicle of choice for Mr. MONOPOLY, the racecar has become the favorite of those who love the rush of adrenaline.
  • Scottie Dog (early 1950s)- The Scottie dog was added to the game in the early 1950s, but quickly won the hearts of MONOPOLY players around the world. As the faithful sidekick of Mr. MONOPOLY, Scottie added a touch of character and whimsy to the token collection.
  • Shoe (1935) – Shoes were made for walking and the shoe token in the game showcases the practical, yet stylish, working shoe of the 1930s. Shoe design has certainly evolved since the shoe debuted in 1935, but the token has remained a favorite of fashion-forward fans for generations.
  • Thimble (1935) – The thimble was a practical and essential household item for everyone in the 1930s that had to sew or mend their own clothing. While today it might seem quaint to use a thimble in daily life, the token has remained a favorite of players around the globe (including the reigning US MONOPOLY Champion).
  • Top Hat (1935) – Perhaps one of the most recognizable images of the game, the top hat is included as both a token and as an essential accessory for Mr. MONOPOLY. Today it may be rare to see a top hat outside of special occasions, however, the top hat was daily couture in the 1930s for any businessman.
  • Wheelbarrow (early 1950s) – Perhaps the token that is most closely tied to empire building, the wheelbarrow represents the hard work of building a house or hotel on those desirable properties around the game board.tokens

PROPOSED TOKENS

In 2013, the MONOPOLY game will be adding a new token, which will be determined by an online vote. One of the following tokens will be added to the game.

  • Cat -It’s impossible to deny the cuddly appeal of cats. Whether they are loved as pets, worshipped as gods or adored on the Internet, cats rule. Will fans make the MONOPOLY game a friendly place for dogs and cats?
  • Diamond Ring – Living the life of a hotel mogul means showing off some gorgeous, eye-popping jewelry. Even though diamonds are the hardest minerals on earth, they are most known for melting hearts. Will the MONOPOLY game be shining bright like a diamond in the future?
  • Guitar – As the Internet has helped to catapult guitar-strumming teenagers and garage bands to international fame, the guitar has become more relevant in the hearts and eyes of MONOPOLY players around the world. Will the guitar have fans singing a new tune about their token choice? (Hopefully it’s not the blues.)
  • Toy Robot – Revered in movies and television, robots capture the imagination and inspire progress in engineering and design…and they even vacuum! This toy robot represents the fascination for the metal giants by even the youngest MONOPOLY players. While robots have not yet succeeded in taking over the world, will the toy robot take over the game board?
  • Helicopter – Inventors were playing around with helicopter designs for years before the futuristic flying machines hit full-scale production in the 1940s. While still not a common form of travel for most, helicopters are a daily necessity for police surveillance and news reporters. Will the helicopter take off in popularity as a token in the MONOPOLY game?

Go and VOTE!

My thoughts? This is both exciting and scary to me… I can’t imagine the game changing… but I’m a bit excited to see who they add! My son votes for a Helicopter, which my daughter is loving the idea of a cat. Which new token would YOU choose?

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The Giveaway: ONE lucky SheSaved reader will a copy of the classic MONOPOLY game with the eight iconic tokens

Entry #1: Leave a comment answering this question: Which token will you vote out and which one will you vote in?

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Entry #3 ~ “Like” SheSaved on Facebook (and if you already do, thank you … give yourself this entry as well)

… I will leave this giveaway open until Sunday night at 10pm, February 3rd (mnt time) if you can still comment…you can still win! (that means that if I haven’t closed it yet, and you are still able to comment, you are still entered!) … once closed, I will select one winner who will have 48 hours to contact me to claim their prize! GOOD LUCK!!

*Disclosure: I did receive this product to facilitate my review. These opinions are my own and were in no way influenced by another person.




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  1. I think I would replace the wheelbarrow with the diamond ring.

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  3. Brandy Ables says:

    Im with your daughter on this I also voted for the cat…

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  6. I follow you on Facebook love She Saved! I vote out the Iron the dang things hard to get ahold of anyway. I think there should a Statue of Liberty.

  7. But I guess I have to vote for those listed so I vote for the diamond ring.

  8. I would vote out the Iron and vote in the Guitar!

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  11. Michelle Castagne says:

    Thimble out and diamond ring in.

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    leave out the thimble and put in the diamond ring

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  18. I would replace the wheel barrow with the guitar.

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  21. sally guenterberg says:

    I vote the iron out. Hardly used any more. And vote in the robot

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  24. Sandra O. says:

    I vote out the thimble and vote in the cat :)

  25. I would vote to eliminate the battleship and put in the helicopter.

  26. Rochelle M says:

    I’d vote out the iron. (My LEAST favorite chore!) I’d vote in the cat. It’s time to give the dog a fun for its money.

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    scottie dog out and diamond ring in

  32. I would vote out the iron & vote in the diamond ring! A girls best friend!

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  35. Cat out and Diamond Ring in!

  36. Take away the wheelbarrow and add a helicopter.

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  46. matthew b says:

    i would say out with the boat and in with a moped!

  47. Jenna DeMaria says:

    I would vote out the helicopter and in the cat. My daughter LOVES cats! And if you can believe this, I don’t have this board game. We only have the Junior edition. Thanks for the giveaway!

  48. I’d vote out the iron and vote in the toy robot.

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    I would vote out the dog and vote in the cat. I am a cat lover

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  56. brandy bates says:

    Get rid of the thimble and add the robot.

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  60. Stephanie Roden says:

    I would replace the thimble with the cat.

  61. Keep the car vote out the wheelbarrow

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  66. I don’t want it to change! BUT if I HAVE to vote… Iron out, Cat in

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    I would vote out the battleship and replace it with the cat

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  72. Thimble out… robot in.

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  77. out with the battleship and in with the diamond ring

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  80. Kim Smith says:

    helicopter out, cat in

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  84. I would vote out the wheelbarrow for no real reason and I would vote on the helicopter because my son was transported to a trauma hospital by a lifeflight helicopter after an accident. It saved his life!

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  89. Lisa Garrison says:

    I would vote out the Scottie Dog and vote in the Guitar.

  90. Christina says:

    Vote out the wheel barrel, vote in the diamond wring

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    I think the wheelbarrow should go. The new piece should be a diamond ring!!

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  100. Out with the Thimble and in with the Diamond Ring!

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  103. I would vote out the wheelbarrow. No one at our house ever uses that one! The guitar is what I will vote to come in.

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    I would get rid of the battleship and add the guitar. The guitar will make monopoly have a new generation look.

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    I would replace the battleship with the cat

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  117. vote out the iron and vote in the diamond

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  120. julia liudahl says:

    Vote out iron vote in helicopter

  121. I vote out the boat and vote in the guitar!

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  124. Out w/ iron in w/ diamond ring

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    I would say out with the iron and in with the diamond ring!

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  138. I would vote out the wheelbarrow and vote in the guitar.

  139. I wouldn’t change any of them. I don’t really like the new choices, but I’d vote out the battle ship and in the diamond ring.

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    vote out the iron and vote in the diamond ring

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  144. Rebecca W. says:

    I would like to trade the battleship for the diamond ring.

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    I vote out the thimble and vote in the cat.

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  149. jennifer n says:

    Let’s get rid of the shoe

  150. jennifer n says:

    And bring in the cat so that the dog has as friend.

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    I would vote out the wheelbarrow and vote for the diamond ring.

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    I’d vote out the iron (I don’t need to be reminded of cleaning….haha) and vote it the toy robot (how fun would that be!)

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  162. Michelle Tichenor says:

    The top hat out, the cat in.

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  165. Vote out the iron – Vote in the Diamond Ring

  166. I would vote out the battleship and vote in the diamond ring!!

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    I would remove the thumble and add the robot!

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    I would vote the thimble out and the ring in.

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  174. I vote on the diamond ring and off the hat.

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  177. I would vote the iron out and the ring in.

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  180. They have to keep the shoe! I like you on FB, follow you on Twitter and subscribe to your newsletter.

  181. Debbie Welchert says:

    I would vote out the iron and vote in the robot.

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  184. I would vote out the wheelbarrow and vote in the cat.

  185. Danielle T says:

    out with the wheel barrel and in with the scottie dog

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  188. I would get rid of iron and add guitar

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    I vote out the boot and in the guitar.

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  198. Out with the iron – in with the diamond ring. Please!

  199. I would vote to take the iron out – I hate ironing clothes. :(
    I would like to bring in the toy robot. :)

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    I would vote out the wheelbarrow and vote in the cat.

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  204. Robot in, Thimble out.

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    I’d vote out the little dog and vote in the guitar!

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