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So long, thimble, boot and wheelbarrow: Meet Monopoly's newest pieces

More than 4.3 million voters from 146 countries weighed in on which tokens they wanted to see in future versions of the property-acquisition game, which is based on the real-life streets of Atlantic City. Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based Hasbro announced the winners Friday morning.

The winners:Β a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin and a rubber ducky.

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This March 15, 2017 photo shows the three new tokens in Atlantic City, N.J., that fans from around the world have voted into upcoming editions of the board game Monopoly: a duck, a T-Rex dinosaur and a penguin. Hasbro Inc. revealed the results of voting on Friday, March 17, 2017. Leaving the game will be the boot, wheelbarrow and thimble tokens. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

The losers: the boot, wheelbarrow and thimble.

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After losing in a contest in which fans voted for new Monopoly pieces, the boot, thimble and wheelbarrow will no longer be a part of the game.

There were 64 contenders, including a winking emoji, a hashtag, a clunky '80s-style cellphone and a pair of bunny slippers.

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There were 64 contenders in Hasbro's Monopoly contest, including a winking emoji, a hashtag, a clunky '80s-style cellphone and a pair of bunny slippers.

The existing Scottish Terrier, battleship, racecar, top hat and cat tokens will carry on.

The Scottie was top dog in the competition, leading all contenders with 212,476 votes. The T. rex was second with 207,954, and the hat was third with 167,582. The car was fourth with 165,083; the ducky was fifth with 160,485; the cat was sixth with 154,165; the penguin waddled into seventh place with 146,661; and the battleship made the final cut with 134,704 votes.

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This March 15, 2017 photo shows the eight game tokens that will be included in upcoming versions of the Monopoly board game, in Atlantic City, N.J. Hasbro Inc. revealed the results of voting on Friday, March 17, 2017. Leaving the game will be the boot, wheelbarrow and thimble tokens, replaced by a ducky, T-Rex dinosaur and a penguin. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

The closest unsuccessful candidate was the tortoise, which fell nearly 5,700 votes short.

A rain boot got the least support, with 7,239 votes.

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The tortoise was the first runner up in Hasbro's contest to vote for new Monopoly tokens. The rain boot piece got the least support.

The next version of the game will go on sale with the new tokens in the fall.

Fans and critics of the game reacted on Twitter. Their thoughts ranged from outrage to apathy to general distaste for the game overall. A sampling:

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The board game was "born" on March 19, 1935, when Parker Brothers acquired the rights to it. In the decades since, an estimated 1 billion people have weighed the merits of buying up utilities and railroads or trying to hit it big with Boardwalk hotels.

The original 10 tokens were an iron, purse, lantern, racecar, thimble, shoe, top hat, battleship, cannon and a rocking horse.

Jonathan Berkowitz, Hasbro's senior vice president of marketing, grew up playing the game with his family.

"While I'm sad to see the iconic thimble, boot, and wheelbarrow tokens go, it will be fun to have some new, fan-sourced tokens in the mix," he said. "Personally, I've always especially liked the boot token, but I'm excited to move onto the T. rex."

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