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Shellie Rose
United States
Vernon
Connecticut
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10
Jun 2007*
Order a couple extra bags of replacement butterflies, dump them all in, lie on the floor and turn on the elephant. Cool.
2007-06-11*
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Chris George
United States
Richmond
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9
Jun 2007*
The kids truley love this game. Fun for the family.
2007-06-15*
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E Timea
Hungary
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9
Jan 2010*
2007.12.24.
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2010-01-18
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Lisa
United States
Pennsylvania
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8.5
Jul 2011
A perfect kids game. They laugh & squeal while trying to catch fluttering butterflies. My only complaint is how quickly it runs thru batteries. My solution for this was to buy a second unit. Now we have a back up motor , but the key was the elephants trunk. We left one as is for the newer batteries but when the batteries run low we have a second trunk which I shortened so the fan can still have enough umph to push the butterflies out the trunk. Well worth the thrift store purchase!
2011-07-25
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Jim Shaw
United States
Swoyersville
Pennsylvania
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8
Feb 2008*
Rated by my daughter's desire to play. She was born in '03.
2008-02-12*
Robin Dwyer-Hickey
United States
Alexandria
Virginia
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8
Jan 2009*
This is a riot for kids.
2008-12-06*
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Iain Cheyne
United Kingdom
Reading
Berkshire
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8
Oct 2009*
Superb game for young kids. My 4 year old loves it.
2009-10-10
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Take joy from your wins; take lessons from your losses.
United States
38.978164N 76.486881W
Maryland
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7.5
Jan 2007*


My kids enjoy it very much -- far more play than most of their other games. I adjusted our copy by trimming the nose a bit shorter, which gave it more boost.

2010-09-03
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Mo Carlson
United States
Unspecified
Arizona
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Apr 2004*
Can’t really be called a game, even though it has rules and a scoring system. But it is a lot of fun with a handful of 3 and 4 year olds. Kids giggle as the elephant sneezes out butterflies and adults laugh as kids run about with their butterfly nets.
2004-04-20*
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W M Shubert
United States
Lexington
Massachusetts
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7
Oct 2007*
Fun toy, but I don't see the need to make it into a game. Just a nice activity to watch the cute elephant snort butterflies out of his nose as you and your kids try to catch them.
2007-10-16*
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Karl Deckard
United States
Seattle
Washington
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7
Nov 2008*
My 2-year-old daughter adores this dexterity game. Small, paper-like butterflies are put inside an elephant's tummy, with a 3'-long plastic trunk attached to the top. When powered up, air is generated at the base of the unit and the trunk extends upward, shooting the butterflies out the top. Players catch as many as they can, with little nets, before they hit the floor. My sister insists that I cheat, but I don't. Great game for kids that never outstays its welcome...for the kids, at least.
2007-12-28*
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-matt s.
United States
Eugene
Oregon
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7
Jun 2008*
This is very fun with younger kids with butterflies flying everywhere! If there is a lot of disparity in age can be frustrating for the younger ones as older ones get the butterflies before they get down to lower levels. Have to institute fairness rules sometimes.
2008-06-13*
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Raiko Puust
Estonia
Keila
Harju Maakond
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7
Sep 2009*
Not so fun to kids as one could figure, but more fun to adults like I saw! My sisters and my mother were all over the place to catch those butterflies! Very entertaining was to watch those mothers actually compete with each other! FUN!
2009-09-27
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Jonathan Takagi
United States
San Marcos
California
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7
Jun 2010
Rated according to playing with children. My kids really like this game, though for the adult you have to admit that it's pretty annoying. I wish there was some way to feed the butterflies into the elephant, cause you start with a huge burst of butterflies, most of which inevitably hit the ground, then they trickle out at the end. This also means that it ends way too quickly. But the kids have a good time playing it so I give it a 7.
2010-06-28
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Paul Mason
United States
Centennial
Colorado
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7
Nov 2014
my 2 1/2 year old enjoys this game. IT is really a toy though
2013-02-08
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David Anderson
United States
seattle
Washington
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7
Sep 2011
My daughter really likes this game. That makes it a winner in my book.
2011-09-18
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Peter R.
Italy
Bozen
Italy
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7
Nov 2011
When seeing the game set up it is immediately clear what to do! Great for big gaming events with very young children!
2011-11-15
Tony Casale
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7
Nov 2012
The kids love it.
2012-11-12
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Martin Ralya
United States
R'lyeh
Utah
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7
Apr 2013
This is a fun kids game, and very quick. The butterflies all come out fast, and most of them come out early on; a game takes maybe two minutes, tops. Sometimes the last couple get stuck in a loop and never come out, but apart from that the elephant and trunk are well made.

Even for grown-ups, the butterflies' movements -- which can be erratic -- make them a challenge to catch sometimes.
2012-10-06
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Robert Seater
United States
Ashland
Massachusetts
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7
Jan 2015
a great dexterity game for little kids. The first game my daughter beat me at without any handicap. I'm sure there will be many more.
2015-01-29
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Dale Stephenson
United States
Buford
Georgia
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6
Mar 2005*
My kids love this game, but I think the elephant should do a better job of scattering the little butterflies. It's very accessible, if your child is big enough to wave a butterfly net, he or she is old enough to play.
2005-03-04*
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John (Jay) Gettel
United States
Brighton
Michigan
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6
Apr 2005*
This was a great game for my kids when they were 2 or 3. My daughter loved it. It was fun just watching her.
2005-04-06*
Michael Becker
Canada
Regina
Saskatchewan
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6
Sep 2006*
My son likes catching the butterflies (he just turned three). This game sets a new all time record for game length (with a fresh set of batteries) it takes around 30 seconds...!
2006-09-05*
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Bill H
United States
Absecon
New Jersey
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6
Nov 2006*
My 3 year old loves it, although the nets seem to always be disassembled and the blower just a touch underpowered.
2006-11-19*
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Brian Akin
United States
Floyds Knobs
Indiana
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6
Nov 2007*
First played November 9th. This take no time to learn and just a minute or two to play. For a kids game it sure it fun to catch the little plastic spinners. My 14 month old and 4 year old loved it. This might be just as fun to play with adults. If nothing else to just be silly. Or maybe not. You would need the right group. I strongly recommend giving this a gameplay for little ones, they will love it.
2007-11-09*
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True Blue Jon
United States
Vancouver
Washington
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6
Feb 2008*
This is a dexterity game where the elephant shoots out butterflies from its trunk and we catch them with our nets. Crazy fun and my daughter loves it.
2008-02-27*
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Randolph Betten
Germany
Mettmann
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6
Aug 2008*
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2008-08-29*
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Brian Bankler
United States
San Antonio
Texas
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6
Jan 2009*
Fun with 3-5 year old crowd.
2010-06-11
Michiel Hillenius
Netherlands
Hoogland (Amersfoort)
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6
Oct 2010
Dexterity game for kids.
2010-05-08
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Ken Ferguson
United States
Howell
Michigan
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6
Feb 2011
Classic that degrades quickly into confusion and then desperately needs to be put away for a while.
2012-02-11
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Camelorn
Germany
Koblenz
Rheinland-Pfalz
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6
Sep 2013
Christmas present 2011 for my 3 year old son.
2014-01-06
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Ian Wiles
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6
Dec 2011
12-25-11: 6
2012-01-29
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James Barnes
United States
Spartanburg
South Carolina
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Mar 2013
A sweet and very large battery operated blue elephant that blows air through it's trunk. The trunk and elephant are over 3 ft. tall. Inside the elephant are little butterflies that will shoot up out of the trunk. Your job...collect as many butterflies as you can in your individual butterfly nets. If you manage to catch the golden butterfly you win instantly, otherwise the player with the most caught butterflies wins.

This game is only for 2 players, but it plays so quickly that you can play with multiple pairs of players. A nice party game for kids, fun for adults to play as well as kids.
2013-03-09
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Apr 2013
Chews through batteries too fast. Needs to make a version that is mains powered.
2013-04-22
Tiago Duarte
Portugal
2870-122 Montijo
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6
Jun 2013
It's a children's game; my copy works great; I already try it using a power transformer and it's even better. I connect my Elefun with a small cable with an adapter that I use to connect to a power transformer. It just work's great with 4.5V (slower) or with 6V (faster)! :-)
2013-10-26
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Jack McEwan
United States
San Antonio
Unspecified
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6
Jul 2013
Rated for my kids. Works much better after soldering an adapter to replace the batteries.
2013-07-12
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Rody Sansei
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Dec 2013
Un jeu rigolo pour pitinenfants.
Un grand classique.
2014-01-07
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David Sears
United States
Oldtown
Idaho
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5.5
Dec 2007*
Simple kids game. It blows 'butterflies' up in the air and players try to catch them in nets. My mother-in-law really got into it and was stealing them from her grandkids
2007-12-27*
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Nathan Morse
United States
Powell
Ohio
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5.5
Feb 2008*
Nothin' but hand-eye coordination and body-checks. Seriously, this is a good one for the kids once they have enough coordination to catch the darn things. Until then, it's a disappointment fest for them.
2008-02-07*
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Roger Dodger
United States
River Grove
Illinois
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5.5
Apr 2014
Tons of fun, and I mean tons, for little ones (ages 3-6). Pretty funny to watch, too. My kids loved it.
2014-06-27
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Dustin Martin
United States
Oconomowoc
Wisconsin
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5
Jan 2009*
Good for what it is -- a children's game. Yes there is no board, yes there is no turn taking, but bottom line, young children love trying to net the butterflies as they spit out of the trunk. And that is why it is often requested by my 2 1/2 year olds.
2005-11-24*
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Remo Rehder
Norway
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Unspecified
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Feb 2007*
See www.brettspillguiden.no
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2007-02-14*
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Rick Keuler
United States
Nashville
Tennessee
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5
May 2008*
More an activity than a game. Elephant blows butterflies into the air. Players try to catch said butterflies with their nets. The winner is the player that catches the most. Rinse and repeat.
2010-12-31
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Karin
Netherlands
Eindhoven
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5
Jul 2008*
It's a great concept. Fun to play for children but only very shortly as the batteries go flat very quickly and then the elephant's trunk will not stand up very well and the butterflies will not fly up anymore. Needs a bit of fixing but then could be a really fun game. I see this more as a toy then as a game though.
2007-02-15*
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Larry Welborn
United States
Anderson
South Carolina
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5
Sep 2007*
Rated as a children's game. (Activity really)
2007-09-25*
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Kassey
United States
Nebraska
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5
Feb 2008*
cool for kids
2008-02-11*
Alfred Das
Netherlands
's-Hertogenbosch
Noord-Brabant
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5
Mar 2009*
Be prepared to treat bruises when playing with the full complement of four rugrats.
2010-08-04
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Aaron Maracle
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
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5
Jan 2009*
A good game for the "under 8" crowd, but parents may find it annoying when they are constantly needed to reload the elephant with butterflies.
2009-01-06*
Shannon Carvin
United States
Hamburg
Pennsylvania
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Apr 2014
3+
2009-04-06
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Let's Play Two!
United States
Collinsville
Illinois
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5
Jan 2012
The kids had some fun with this, but it seemed that the nets were always popping apart or the trunk wouldn't inflate well as the batteries lost juice (and that didn't seem to take long) or the "butterflies" had to be coaxed out of the trunk. Decent idea for a game, but it became too frustrating to keep fixing all the issues. When it did work well, it was fun for the kids.
2009-06-13
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