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  1. Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WTVC

    You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. 1 comment

  2. Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The thimble game piece, left, sits among other Monopoly tokens. The thimble will no longer be a game piece in Monopoly, rejected in a 2017 campaign to determine the tokens for the next generation of the game.

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  3. Fickle finger of fate flicks Monopoly's humble thimble out of the gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | USA Today

    Fickle finger of fate flicks Monopoly's humble thimble out of the game Originally added in 1935, the thimble will be replaced with a new piece on March 19. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2lnvjaA Originally added to Monopoly in 1935, the thimble game piece will no longer ship with the iconic real estate-based board game. During a month of voting in the " Monopoly Token Madness " campaign, more than 4 million votes were cast to save current tokens and add new pieces to the Hasbro game.

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  4. Oaks Christian basketball player Sydney Boyer acing every challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | LA Daily News

    Sydney Boyer has recorded over 1,000 points and over 800 rebounds in a sparkling four-year career. This Oaks Christian High School girls basketball player has more than 1,000 points and 800 rebounds in her high school career and also competes on her school's Knowledge Bowl team.

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  5. Kid-O-Rama Festival Returns to Squaw Valley Alpine MeadowsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    The 8th annual Kid-O-Rama extravaganza returns to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows this President's Day weekend from February 18-25. This family-friendly resort tradition features popular events like Big Truck Day, where kids can ride along in fire trucks, snowplows, and grooming machines, live kid-friendly music, an all-kid game an craft room, a Farm to Table Dinner + Movie, a Moonlit Snowshoe Tour + Dinner and more.

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  6. County Library Announces March EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Cape May County Herald

    The Cape May County Library invites the public to join in "Board Game Night for Adults" presented by Aaron Day. This program will be held every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at the Cape May Court House Library located 30 W. Mechanic Street.

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  7. It's game over for the Monopoly thimbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | NorthJersey.com

    ... http://northjersy.news/2llUaeU The days are numbered for the thimble, a traditional player token for the board game Monopoly. Hasbro, the owner of the game, announced that the token will be replaced as the result of fan voting. Record retail ...

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  8. After a fan vote, here's the Monopoly token getting the axeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | SlashGear.com

    Back in January, Hasbro announced a fan vote that had some pretty seriously implications for the famous board game Monopoly. With this vote, fans of the classic game would vote on one of its iconic tokens to be removed, which would be replaced by another token later on in the year.

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  9. New stores: Clothing in River Park, comic books, shoes and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Fresno Bee

    ... holders, has added more accessories like this bracelet holder. From a clothing store at River Park to a comic and board game store in Clovis, a flurry of new stores are opening or will soon. Also, some existing places like Fresno-based Boxy Girl and ...

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  10. UM Video Game Archive's 10 most requested gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MLive.com

    With more than 7,000 video, computer and board games from the Atari 2600 to the Xbox One, the University of Michigan's Computer & Video Game Archive is home to some of the most popular and obscure games ever created. Whether your loyalty rests in computer games like League of Legends and World of Warcraft, throwback classics like Asteroids and BurgerTime or board games like Settlers of Catan, there is literally something for everyone.

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  11. Monopoly fans hate the thimble, kick it out of the game - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | CNet News

    ... to sew a button on. Protector of fingertips, your heroism was immortalized as a playing piece in the real-estate board game Monopoly. That immortality has ended. Modern Monopoly fans voted to dump you. The voting results came about through a ...

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  12. The thimble gets the thumb in MonopolyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Washington Post

    Hasbro announced Thursday that it is removing the thimble game piece from Monopoly after it did not garner enough votes in a contest that will determine the eight tokens in an updated version of the board game. The thimble had been part of the game since its introduction in 1935 but apparently did not translate well to a modern era in which far fewer people sew their own clothes.

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  13. Say goodbye to this classic Monopoly tokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | CNN

    Monopoly fans cast four million votes last month to decide which of the board game's classic eight tokens should stay around -- and which gets the ax. This means that the thimble token -- which has been around since 1935 -- won't be included in the next version of the classic Monopoly board game slated to hit stores this fall.

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  14. Board game phenomenon grows in St. Cloud, across U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... said. "And people are feeling an urge to be more social. They crave that face-to-face interaction. And playing a board game can give people that feeling. And they are really digging it." Paddy's Game Shoppe has a game room where people can test out ...

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  15. High School Confidential: Week 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The News-Gazette

    Many of our high school correspondents gathered at The News-Gazette in late August. Others came in later for studio portraits.

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  16. Kidsday review: Monopoly Ultimate BankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Newsday

    ... click the Connect Account button. Monopoly Ultimate Banking (Hasbro Gaming) is different from the original board game. It is a much modern way to play Monopoly. The banking is so quick because you do not have to count or give out cash. You just scan ...

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  17. When A Company Makes Consoles For Girls And Also Cute ToysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Kotaku

    Epoch is a Japanese video game company, which in the 80s and 90s made a number of consoles and handhelds. They're also the guys responsible for the disgustingly cute Sylvanian Families toy line.

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  18. Local Board Game Company Set to Soar at Toy FairRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Digital Producer

    The founder of Soaring Hyena, Craig Parsons, hopes the convention will ignite interest in the fledgling startup and position them to succeed in the toy and board game industry. "Were very excited to be joining our industry brothers and sisters for the nations largest toy convention, said Parsons.

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  19. Review: Red Devils- Board GameRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | HistoryNet

    ... opponent sitting across the table instead of a digital foe is part of the excitement-and part of what keeps the board game community so devoted. The latest release from established board game manufacturer Lost Battalion Games in its Sergeants ...

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  20. Life in the NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WPMT-TV York

    To protect our country and our freedoms! That`s the essence of the life of a member of our military. But what is life really like for a young man or woman whose currently serving? I got an invite from the U.S. Navy to see first hand as part of the 'sailor for a day program'.

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