Unsurprisingly, the scotty dog finished top of the vote but the poor thimble – revered by some as the game’s best token – was voted out first, replaced by… a T-Rex. Yes, really. Oh, and all the tokens are now gold.
The boot and barrow also failed to secure the requisite number of votes, swapped out for a penguin and rubber duck.
There is a precedent for Monopoly reshuffles – back in 2013 the iron was discontinued in favour of a cat – but this recent vote has prompted a Twitter outpouring as fans grieve the loss of their favourite pieces.