Then & Now #13: Monopoly "Get Out of Jail Free" card

My daughter was playing Monopoly this morning and I noticed the new design for the "Get Out of Jail Free" card (lower image). It is beyond my comprehension why Hasbro would take a great iconic design (upper image) and replace it with this abomination.

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  1. That jail cell done been goatse'd.

  2. Quite possibly they didn't want to draw attention to the fact that only old rich white men get out of jail free. smile

    That and no one wears the stripes anymore do they, I though it was hunter orange all the way these days.

    But I agree, the old card was worlds better.

  3. edgore says:

    Came here to say this. I am sure that is the reason they changed it.

  4. To be fair, young rich white men are also known to get out of jail free.

  5. The old design always seemed to me that whatever powers that be smiled upon you and let you out, as they say, free.

    The new design looks like you broke out of jail (bent bars), and so has a completely different meaning.

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