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'Don't Drop The Soap' Game Causes Controversy
Governor's Son Creates Prison Board Game
POSTED: 6:45 am CST January 30, 2008
UPDATED: 8:25 am CST January 30, 2008
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- A new board game is causing some controversy for the governor of Kansas.Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' son, John, 23, created a new game called "Don't Drop The Soap" as part of a school project.The game is centered around prison life and the goal of each player is to make parole. Game pieces include shady characters, bags of cocaine and handguns.If you "drop the soap" -- a phrase sometimes used to refer to homosexual activity between prisoners -- you have to go all the way back to the beginning of the game.
The board game, intended for mature audiences and carrying a warning label, is being sold at Hobbs game store in Lawrence and through a Web site.An address listed on the Web site for more information is the governor's mansion.So far, the governor has declined to comment on the game.The game costs about $35.
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