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For da old geasers

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Z3PR, Nov 15, 2002.

  1. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

    Mar 30, 2002
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    1. Where did headlight dimmer switches used to be located when you were young?
    a. On the floor shift knob
    b. On the floor, left of the clutch
    c. Next to the horn

    2. The bottle top of a Royal Crown Cola bottle has holes in it. For what was it used?
    a. Capture lightning bugs.
    b. To sprinkle clothes before ironing
    c. Large salt shaker

    3. Why was having milk delivered a problem in northern winters?
    a. Cows got cold and wouldn't produce.
    b. Ice on highways forced delivery by dog sled.
    c. Milkmen left deliveries outside doors and milk would freeze,
    expanding and pushing up the cardboard bottle top.

    4. What was the popular chewing gum named for a game of chance?
    a. Blackjack
    b. Gin
    c. Craps

    5. What method did women adapt to look as if they were wearing stockings when none was available due to rationing during W.W.II?
    a. Suntan
    b. Leg painting
    c. Wearing slacks

    6. What postwar car turned automotive design on its ear when you couldn't tell whether it was coming or going?
    a. Studebaker
    b. Nash Metro
    c. Tucker

    7. Which was a popular candy when you were a kid?
    a. Strips of dried peanut butter
    b. Chocolate-licorice bars
    c. Wax coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water inside

    8. How was Butch wax used?
    a. To stiffen hair cut into a flattop so it stood up
    b. To make floors shiny and prevent scuffing
    c. On the wheels of roller skates to prevent rust

    9. Before inline skates, how did you keep your roller skates attached to your shoes?
    a. With clamps, tightened by a skate key
    b. Woven straps that crossed the foot
    c. Long pieces of string or twine

    10. As a kid, what was considered the best way to reach a decision?
    a. Consider all the facts
    b. Ask Mom
    c. Eeny-meeny-miney-mo

    11. What was the worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex?
    a. A cold
    b. VD
    c. Cooties

    12. I'll be down to get you in a ________, Honey."
    a. SUV
    b. Taxi
    c. Streetcar

    13. What was the name of Caroline Kennedy's pet pony?
    a. Old Blue
    b. Paint
    c. Macaroni

    14. What was a Duck-and-Cover drill?
    a. Part of the game of hide and seek.
    b. What you did when your mom called you in to do chores.
    c. Hiding under your desk, covering your head with your arms in
    an A bomb drill.

    15. What was the name of the Indian Princess on the Howdy Doody show?
    a. Princess Summerfallwinterspring
    b. Princess Sacagawea
    c. Princess Moonshadow

    16. What did all really savvy students do when mimeographed tests were handed out in school?
    a. Immediately sniffed the purple ink, as this was believed to get you high.
    b. Made paper airplanes to see who could sail theirs out the window
    c. Wrote another pupil's name on the top, to avoid failure

    17. Why did your mom shop in stores that gave Green Stamps with purchases?
    a. To keep you out of mischief licking the backs, which tasted like
    bubble gum
    b. They could be put in special books and redeemed for various
    household items
    c. They were given to the kids to be used as stick on tattoos

    18. Praise the Lord, and pass the _________?
    a. Meatballs
    b. Dames
    c. Ammunition

    19. What was the name of the group who made the song 'Cabdriver' a hit?
    a. The Ink Spots
    b. The Supremes
    c. The Esquires

    20. Who left his heart in SF?
    a. Tony Bennett
    b. Xavier Cugat
    c. George Gershwin

    1. b) On the floor, left of the clutch. Hand controls, popular in
    Europe, took till the 60's to catch on.
    2. b) To sprinkle clothes before ironing. Who had a steam iron?
    3. c) Cold weather caused the milk to freeze and expand, popping the bottle top.
    4. a) Blackjack Gum.
    5. b) Special makeup was applied followed by drawing a seam down the back of the leg with eyebrow pencil.
    6. a) 1946 Studebaker.
    7. c) Wax coke bottles containing super-sweet colored water.
    8. a) Wax for your flat top (butch) haircut.
    9. a) With clamps, tightened by a skate key, which you wore on a
    shoestring around your neck.
    10. c) Eeny-meeny-miney-mo.
    11. c) Cooties.
    12. b) Taxi. Better be ready by half-past eight!
    13. c) Macaroni.
    14. c) Hiding under your desk, covering your head with your arms in an A-bomb drill.
    15. a) Princess Summerfallwinterspring. She was another puppet.
    16. a) Immediately sniffed the purple ink to get a high.
    17. b) Put in a special stamp book, they could be traded for household items at the Green Stamp store.
    18. c) Ammunition, and we'll all be free.
    19. a) The all male, all black group, The Ink Spots.
    20. a) Tony Bennett and he still sounds just as good today.

    17 to 20 correct: You are not only older than dirt, but obviously gifted with mind bloat. Now if you could only find your glasses.

    12 to 16 correct: Not quite dirt yet, but your mind is definitely muddy.

    0 to 11 correct: You are a sad excuse of a geezer. Redeem yourself by declaring to everyone that the world is going to hell in a hand basket!
  2. Goober

    Goober 1/2 ton status

    Apr 26, 2002
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    Mayberry (Auburn, WA)
    20 out of 20.

    Who are you callin a geaser?!??!!

    As soon as I find my glasses I'm gonna smack you with my cane!

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  3. StoneyK5

    StoneyK5 1/2 ton status

    Jan 4, 2001
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    Birch Bay, Wa.
    Yeah, those were cake..gimmy some tough ones... /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
  4. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

    Mar 30, 2002
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    You are not only older than dirt, but obviously gifted with mind bloat.
  5. eds77k5

    eds77k5 1/2 ton status

    Oct 19, 2001
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    washington state
    18 out of 20 /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
  6. K5Jimmy

    K5Jimmy 1/2 ton status

    Sep 21, 2000
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    Lake Dardanelle/Logan Co, Ark
    Way ez.....20 for 20...

    NEOMASTINO2U 1/2 ton status

    Jun 29, 2002
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    lynnwood, washington
    20 out of 20! wow now i really feel old! bad enough i still have some green stamps floating around that i saved as a kid! wonder if there worth anything?!


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