February 18, 2013

New Monopoly Token Writing Prompt

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MonopolyNew Monopoly Token Writing Prompt: Goodbye to the iron, and hello, kitty!

Fans of Monopoly voted out the iron player token, and voted to add a new player token, a cat. The cat beat out a robot, guitar, diamond ring, and helicopter with 31% of the vote. The lowly iron came in last with 8% of the vote, with the wheelbarrow and the shoe just squeaking through the elimination to remain in the game.


So today's Writing Prompt puts the vote to you. Which token would you choose to eliminate from the current Monopoly game, and which token do you think should be added?

image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

Photos courtesy of Hasbro

  1. korkie

    I would take away the thimble because it doesn’t match the rest of the pieces. I would add either Harry Potter or Percy Jackson

  2. Andy

    You know that they’re going to make a “Classic Version” for twice the price just to include the iron and old Monopoly art?

  3. eagleblack13

    I think they should add the cat to the new monopoly game i bet it be funner with more than 8 players how bout 10 players now were talkin extreme sports!:)lol

  4. DarkMagic31

    Hasta La Vista, thimble!!! I`d like to see a wand or a Deathly Hallows symbol. Go Harry Potter!

  5. redmonkey146

    The hat should go out and the cat go in but I love dogs so I don’t what it to come out and I love cats there so furry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and cute both of them! (:

  6. chickensailing2

    I vote cat i just love cats i have 2! One is sooooooooooo cute even though she used to be crossed eyed, she is just a cutie to me. The other is awesome to she can climb and beg but when she does do it she’s to cute to be angry at.

  7. aquachihuaua555

    I totally agree with Aliyah. Hunger Games rocks!!!!! It would be awesome to see a mocking Jay pin in monopoly.

  8. Trololol

    I, myself, don’t like the dog. I like the battleship and the car. They should remove the dog and the thimble and put in a book and a telephone.

  9. monster high girl

    totally a HORSE or SNAKE or DRAGON or CAT or SKYLANDERS or MARIO or KIRBY or POKEMON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! or PACMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. blizzardhunting3

    i like the money bag i am glad it is not gone but i think it should have had something else oh well

  11. midnightchicken6

    I think the objects that can actually move in real life are the best pieces for Monopoly. I would add a bicycle,and make it so that the wheels could turn on all the pieces with wheels.

  12. Aliyah


  13. Adventurepegasus10

    I would chose to eliminate the wheelbarrow and cup. Every time I play Monopoly the wheelbarrow and the iron don’t get picked. I love playing with the dog, car and ship. I think the robot should be added. Also there should be a new Monopoly version using book characters and places like Harry potter, Percy Jackson, Hogwarts and Camp Half Blood(many more).

  14. brainyathena30 :D

    I love the top hat,so I’m glad its not gone ;)
    the iron was a good choice,though it was my mom’s favorite piece :P
    I would add a harry potter one :D

  15. s

    I vote the cat to come in and the dog to go out. People think I`m nuts,but I just love cats. Becuse of this, I`m very happy!

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