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    A Bright Idea

    The game was conceived on December 15, 1979 by Canadians Chris Haney and Scott Abbott.

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    $15

    The price of the game when it was released in 1981.

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    Genus Edition

    The name of the first edition was theGenus Edition. It included over 6,000 triviaquestions on over 1,000 cards.

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    100 million

    The number of copies of the game sold in the first 35 years of its release.

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    Original Six

    The original categories and colours in the Genus edition were:

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    Special Editions

    Over the years, more than 50 different versions of the game have been released.

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    $80 million

    The price Hasbro paid to acquire the rights to the game in 2008.

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A Bright Idea
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A Bright Idea

The game was conceived on December 15, 1979 by Canadians Chris Haney and Scott Abbott.

The game was conceived on December 15, 1979 by Canadians Chris Haney and Scott Abbott.

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$15
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$15

The price of the game when it was released in 1981.

The price of the game when it was released in 1981.

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Genus Edition
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Genus Edition

The name of the first edition was the Genus Edition. It included over 6,000 trivia questions on over 1,000 cards.

The name of the first edition was the Genus Edition. It included over 6,000 trivia questions on over 1,000 cards.

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100 million
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100 million

The number of copies of the game sold in the first 35 years of its release.

The number of copies of the game sold in the first 35 years of its release.

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Original Six
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Original Six

The original categories and colours in the Genus edition were: Geography (blue), Arts & Leisure (brown), Science & Nature (green), Entertainment (pink), Sports & Leisure (orange), and History (yellow).

The original categories and colours in the Genus edition were: Geography (blue), Arts & Leisure (brown), Science & Nature (green), Entertainment (pink), Sports & Leisure (orange), and History (yellow).

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Special Editions
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Special Editions

Over the years, more than 50 different versions of the game have been released.

Over the years, more than 50 different versions of the game have been released.

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$80 million
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$80 million

The price Hasbro paid to acquire the rights to the game in 2008.

The price Hasbro paid to acquire the rights to the game in 2008.

A Bright Idea

The game was conceived on December 15, 1979 by Canadians Chris Haney and Scott Abbott.

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A Bright Idea

The game was conceived on December 15, 1979 by Canadians Chris Haney and Scott Abbott.

$15

The price of the game when it was released in 1981.

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$15

The price of the game when it was released in 1981.

Genus Edition

The name of the first edition was theGenus Edition. It included over 6,000 triviaquestions on over 1,000 cards.

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Genus Edition

The name of the first edition was theGenus Edition. It included over 6,000 triviaquestions on over 1,000 cards.

100 million

The number of copies of the game sold in the first 35 years of its release.

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100 million

The number of copies of the game sold in the first 35 years of its release.

Original Six

The original categories and colours in the Genus edition were: Geography (blue), Arts & Leisure (brown), Science & Nature (green), Entertainment (pink), Sports & Leisure (orange), and History (yellow).

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Original Six

The original categories and colours in the Genus edition were: Geography (blue), Arts & Leisure (brown), Science & Nature (green), Entertainment (pink), Sports & Leisure (orange), and History (yellow).

Special Editions

Over the years, more than 50 different versions of the game have been released.

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Special Editions

Over the years, more than 50 different versions of the game have been released.

$80 million

The price Hasbro paid to acquire the rights to the game in 2008.

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$80 million

The price Hasbro paid to acquire the rights to the game in 2008.