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<i>The New Yorker</i> Cartoon Caption Game $25
The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Game $25
By All Things Equal

Hoping to capitalize on the popularity of the New Yorker's cartoon caption contest, Eric Poses, 34, launched a complementary board game earlier this year. (Poses pays royalties to the magazine.) Players advance toward "Win!" by correctly guessing which opponent submitted a particular caption. Poses' games sell at, Barnes & Noble, and Target.



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