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Your Favorite Board Games: What Are They?

A classic

Above: A classic "Battleship" box cover.

Kids these days play only with tiny glowing screens, but I remember when the whole family came together to wage war - I mean play - on the plastic battlefield of Battleship.

The San Diego Museum of Man’s “Counter Cultures: The Secret Life of Games,” which showcases unique games from around the world, has inspired us to look back on our own favorite childhood games.

We want to know - what are your favorite games from back in the day?

(Click on the links below and check out some hilarious old-school advertising)

Did you enjoy the brainy pleasures of Scrabble and Taboo or games of chance and luck like Uno?

Did you hone your dealings with the opposite sex by playing Dream Phone?

Did a childhood passion for Operation lead to a career as a heart surgeon?

Were you prudent or unwise in your life choices in the Game of Life?

Or was it really all about Twister?

What are your favorite childhood games?

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