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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, the thimble game piece, left, sits among other Monopoly tokens at Hasbro Inc., headquarters in Pawtucket, R.I. The thimble will no longer be a game piece in Monopoly, rejected in 2017 in a campaign to determine the tokens for the next generation of the game. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Monopoly removed the thimble token. For some reason, this upset a lot of people.

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Hasbro, the makers of the classic board game/anger management exercise Monopoly, launched an online poll last month to let fans decide which tokens would make the cut for the next edition of the game.

The results are in, and the thimble token, a staple of the game since its creation in 1935, is out.

And this, somewhat surprisingly, has upset a lot of passionate Monopoly fans.

We were a little bit surprised that the thimble got among the lowest votes because it's been in the game for so long.
Jonathan Berkowitz, Hasbro Senior Marketing VP

This AP graphic makes it look like an obituary.

Some thought it was a sign of "madness."

Monopoly removed the thimble token. For some reason, this upset a lot of people.

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