Guess Which Now-Famous Board Game Took 20 Years to Catch On

Alfred M. Butts was unemployed when he invented a board game. (So was I.) The first players were: himself along with his wife and friends. (Same here.) He was a fan of crosswords. (Just like me.) For 20 years, his game was rejected by major game manufacturers as “unmarketable.” But he kept the faith (just like me), and continued producing his game in a limited manner until one day, when a Macy’s executive, on vacation at a resort, saw it being played, and  it wasn’t long before Scrabble was flying off store shelves! Thank you Alfred, for inspiring me to never stop believin’!  –“CG Daddy”






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