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VETRHUS of Rogaland
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Milwaukee
Wisconsin
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Odd in-shrink find. $2 at Savers in N. Illinois.
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Stephen Roney
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Ladera Ranch
California
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I'll Bet You A Kangaroo by Olivia Newton-John
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
John McDonough
United States
New York
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
carlton wayne
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Mason
Michigan
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$1.99 at GW. Also checked B&N- nothing there on sale.
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Justin Case
United States
Greensboro
North Carolina
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Holding Tri-Spy and scanning the shelf, I nearly overlooked this one because the box is kinda shabby and I thought it was a puzzle, but then I looked again, and boy did the memories come back.

This was $1.99 and is complete, with the game itself being in perfect condition, even though the box is a bit beat up and has part of one side missing.

Here's what the game looks like getting ready to play:



I remember when this game was "Game of the Year", featured in mail order catalogs and games magazines, and I was so curious about it but it was just too expensive to buy back then.

All I had to do was wait 35 years. cool

Continuing....


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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Pete Belli
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Florida
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$3 @ mb

Already in the BGG database.
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Michel Bosman
Belgium
Essen
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Thriftstore Mortsel, 1.50 Euro, no rules but board and 32 plastic kangaroos are all present. Rule were already in the file-section of thsi game so no problem. Looks like another nice little abstract with very few rules.
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Drew
United States
Wisconsin
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Then this abstract from the 70s. Also $2.99. No clue why I picked this up either, but seeing it on the shelf, gave me instant flashbacks to the pages of early Games Magazine. I remember ads for this thing back in the late 70s.

There's one of four included spare pegs missing, so this is complete at 35 pegs.
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Jason Arvey
United States
Arlington
Virginia
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Looks similar to, but better than Jump-In
 
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Martin Stever
United States
Bainbridge Island
Washington
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The Flaggs edition. Game is complete and in great condition! Box has typical wear. $1.99 at Goodwill.
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Jeff Wolfe
United States
Columbus
Ohio
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Zendo fan, Columbus Blue Jackets fan, Dominion Fan. These are 'permanent microbadges' to free up space on my microbadge row
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Gotta go with the kangaroo....
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Juan José Fernández Quiroga
United States
Fort Wayne
Indiana
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... and this...
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Stephen Roney
United States
Ladera Ranch
California
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Acquired from pmboos' clearance sale.

Another two-player abstract strategy game for the collection
 
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Paul Boos
United States
Falls Church
Virginia
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This vintage game that won game of the year (not sure which year, probably '77 or '78). This is in excellent condition. Min bid $3. Shipping will be $11 for Priority with a delivery confirmation.

Winner: srony for $3.
 
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Jesse Hickle
United States
Crown Point
Indiana
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THE KANGAROO
O Kangaroo, O Kangaroo,
Be grateful that you're in the zoo,
And not transmuted by a boomerang
To zestful tasty Kangaroo meringue.
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Paul Boos
United States
Falls Church
Virginia
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A pristine copy of Kanagaroo - $2.62. Not even any tape on it! Hallelujah!
 
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Stephen Roney
United States
Ladera Ranch
California
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Listed as "Kangaroo"

Great Games, $10

Easy, 30 minutes, strategy

May/Jun 1979, p43
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Adam Vitale
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Complete, great shape for 60 cents at Value World.

Love those 2-player abstracts!
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Paul Boos
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Falls Church
Virginia
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$2 for a complete copy of this 1977 game...
 
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Stephen Roney
United States
Ladera Ranch
California
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Great Games, $10, easy, 30 minutes, strategy

 
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
P.D. Magnus
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Albany
New York
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An 8x8 board. Although it was sold as its own thing, I played many games on a chessboard back in middle school.
 
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Joshua Miller
United States
Holland
Michigan
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A checkers variant using little plastic kangaroos as the pieces. Hop, hop, hop!
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Board Game: Kangaroo: The Jumping Game [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
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More kangaroos -- see also Billabong above.
 
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