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Monopoly replaces iron with cat token

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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

AP: Monopoly fans voted in an online contest to replace the iron token with a cat.

The results were announced after the shoe, wheelbarrow and iron were neck and neck for elimination in the final hours of voting that sparked passionate efforts by fans to save their favorite tokens, and by businesses eager to capitalize on publicity surrounding pieces that represent their products.

Other pieces that contested for a spot on Monopoly included a robot, diamond ring, helicopter and guitar.

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