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The Telegraph reports that even old parlor games are showing incredible sales this season.

Russimco, a company that makes old-style games and toys, says that they’ve had trouble keeping up with demand, selling 200,000 games like Pit and Flipping Fishes in the last few months. These are games that kids, parents, and grandparents can play together. (source)

Meanwhile, a survey of 2,000 UK adults found that one of the top annoyances around the holiday season, up with arguing over the television and where to celebrate the holiday, was family-members cheating in board games, something to which nearly a third of the respondents admitted to doing themselves.

Key perpetrators are the 16-24 year olds who stated they regularly cheat at board games and are caught out by miffed relatives.” (source)

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