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Relive Pog Memories With a Truly Terrible Informational Video

One of my earliest attempts at utilizing anecdotal correlations to fathom a baffling (at the time) situation involved my 3rd grade self blaming the failure of comic shops on pogs. I didn't know about the speculation bust and I actually loved foil variant covers, so it was easy for me to make a wrong…
Marvel Pogs Used as Money on US Bases in Iraq and Afghanistan
So, the Army has been using POGS on their bases in Iraq and Afghanistan -- not as toys, but as currency:Think of the AAFES pogs like chips in a casino; the pog, like a casino chip, is assigned a monetary value and can be traded in for cash when a soldier has completed his or her tour of duty...