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Lamest board game ever?

I collect old board games..and I especially like ones that tie in to TV or movies, and games that I remember from when I was growing up.

The other day I was at an area thrift store when I came across a game called "Limbo Legs."

Despite its 1969 copyright, I had no memory of it. It wasn't in the best shape either, so I wasn't inspired to buy it.

But it did prompt me to do a quick internet search, and I found an old commercial for the game.  It didn't jog my memory at all.

I think the game is misleading...because you're not limboing at all. You're jumping over something rather than going under it. It also looks like an accident waiting to happen.

And on the youtube page for the video, one commenter had an interesting idea. He said it would "100X better with rotating knife blades."





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08/10/2012 10:41AM
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08/10/2012 1:11PM
Limbo Legs
I never heard of this game either. I do remember a ring that fit around your foot and there was a string attached to it with a ball at the end and you had to twirl your foot around and jump over the string and ball attached but I can't remember what it was called. And then there was the schoop, schoop hula hoop. This game had nothing to do with limboing.
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