An original Monopoly piece is getting the boot

Monopoly let people vote online.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Peace out, thimble.

One of the original six Monopoly pieces, the thimble, is about to be ousted from the board game after a public vote.

Hasbro had been taking votes at voteMonopoly.com for which token should be saved.

"Not the thimble," appears to have won – Monopoly announced on its Facebook page Thursday morning the thimble got the "thumbs down." Their post suggests others could be cut too.

Monopoly did this in 2013 too. The old iron was kicked out, with a cat brought in to replace it.

The replacement token for the thimble will be announced on March 19, which is apparently World Monopoly Day.

That still leaves the above-mentioned cat, battleship, shoe, race car, top hat, Scottie dog and wheelbarrow pieces.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 1.08.19 PM

2-ton smoker stolen from Twin Cities chef Thomas Boemer

Boemer is the chef behind restaurants including the popular Revival.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz says relief package is coming for Minnesota small businesses

Walz is prepared to call a special session and pass the package immediately.

Governor Tim Walz

Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz COVID-19 press conference Monday

Walz will be introducing a new app that helps Minnesotans track COVID-19 exposures.

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 9.54.21 AM

Newly elected representative vows to flout Minnesota COVID-19 rules

He wrote to Gov. Tim Walz, inviting him to a backyard gathering ahead of Thanksgiving.

coronavirus, covid-19

Minnesota Hospital Association: We are out of time to be 'Minnesota Nice'

The group is launching an ad campaign that holds nothing back about the seriousness of the situation in Minnesota hospitals.

MSU-Mankato hockey, Minnesota State, Mavericks

1 game into season and MSU Mankato is halted by COVID-19

The Mavericks played Bemidji State on Sunday.

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 8.57.50 AM

Cowboys TD featured horrible non-tackle by Vikings cornerback

Number 26 wanted nothing to do with making that tackle.

Related

The Monopoly token purge: 3 new tokens will replace 3 classics

Pretty soon we'll just have 8 brand new Monopoly tokens.

The Monopoly token purge: 3 new tokens will replace 3 classics

Pretty soon we'll just have 8 brand new Monopoly tokens.

So much nostalgia: The original Tamagotchi is back

Are you ready to relive your childhood?

Wii Sports is so old it's now 1 of 12 Video Game Hall of Fame finalists

The full list of finalists includes some old classics, and some newer games that will make you feel old.

Wii Sports is so old it's now 1 of 12 Video Game Hall of Fame finalists

The full list of finalists includes some old classics, and some newer games that will make you feel old.

Update: Yep, that's Josh Duhamel in the new Call of Duty: WWII

He'll go from shooting enormous CGI robots in the movies, to shooting computer-generated Nazis.