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February 15th, 2013 · 3 Comments


“Para Volverse Mono,” from Argentina, features monkeys and bananas.  It was given as a premium with the magazine Genios.  The title might be translated (loosely!) as “Go Ape!”

(Posted by Doug Skinner)

Tags: Animals · Card Games · Ephemera

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Lisa // Feb 15, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    Only monkeys and bananas? How do you play it?

  • 2 Doug // Feb 16, 2013 at 10:45 am

    I can’t puzzle out all the Spanish, but it seems that you accumulate cards, and then shout “Ha ha hu hu!”

  • 3 mamie // Feb 20, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    I saw that game being played often, by old men, in the cafes of Buenos Aires…

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