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Here's a little test for anyone over 40 - Have Fun!

by Brown Sugar / July 1, 2004 7:50 AM PDT

1. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, "Who was that masked man?" Invariably, someone would answer, "I don't know, but he left this behind." What did he leave behind? _______________________.

2. When the Beatles first came to the U.S. in early 1964, we all watched them on the, _______________________ show.

3. Get your kicks ___________________________.

4. The story you are about to see is true. The names have been
changed _____________________.

5. In the jungle, the mighty jungle _____________________________.

6. After the twist, the mashed potato, and the watusi, we "danced" under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the _____________________.

7. Nestle makes the very best __________________.

8. Satchmo was America's "ambassador of goodwill". Our parents shared this great jazz trumpet player with us. His name was ,_______________ ______________.

9. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? ______________________.

10. Red Skelton's hobo character was ,___________________________. and he always ended his television show by saying, "Good night,
and ___________________________.

11. Some of us who protested the Vietnam war did so by burning our ________________________.

12. The cute little car with the engine in the back and the trunk in the front, was called the VW. What other names did it go by? __________________________ & _______________________

13. In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about,"the day the music died." This was a tribute to ________________________.

14. We can remember the first satelite placed into orbit. The Russians did it; it was called ______________________.

15. One of the big fads of the late fifties and sixties was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist; it was called the _______________________.

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Re: Here's a little test for anyone over 40 - Have Fun!
by MarciaB / July 1, 2004 8:06 AM PDT

Thanks, Brown Sugar, I love this kind of stuff. Showing my age here.....I believe I knew at least 13 of the 15, but, honestly, I had more fun making up other answers Happy e.g.,

1. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, "Who was that masked man?" Invariably, someone would answer, "I don't know, but he left this behind." What did he leave behind? Horse dung


4. The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to protect the politicians.

5. In the jungle, the mighty jungle carry an economy sized can of bug spray.

6. After the twist, the mashed potato, and the watusi, we "danced" under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the "Is there a chiropractor in the building?"

7. Nestle makes the very best Health Food!

13. In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about,"the day the music died." This was a tribute to 8-track tapes.

14. We can remember the first satelite placed into orbit. The Russians did it; it was called Sateliteinsky-WebeatUSky.

15. One of the big fads of the late fifties and sixties was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist; it was called the "look stupid trying this as an adult".


Marcia/Oregon/USA

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(NT) (NT) ROTFLOL. That's wonderful, Marcia!
by Brown Sugar / July 1, 2004 10:08 AM PDT
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LOL too funny! NT
by lylesg / July 1, 2004 11:57 AM PDT

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Re: Here's a little test for anyone over 40 - Have Fun!

Hi, Marcia.

Your #1 reminds me of an old joke:

What did Tarzan say when he saw the elephants coming? Here come the elephants!

What did he say when they left? Watch where you step!

-- Dave K, Speakeasy Moderator
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Re: Here's a little test for anyone over 40 - Have Fun!
by Steven Haninger / July 1, 2004 11:58 AM PDT

Forty is young. Try

1. Silver bullet
2. Ed Sullivans (really big show)
3. on Rt 66
4. the innocent
5. The Lion Sleeps Tonight (old ripped off folk song)
6. Limbo
7. Choooccclaaaat
8. Louis Armstong
9. A Timex watch you try to destroy
10. Freddie the Freeloader and "May Gawd Bless"
11. Draft cards (had one of those)
12. beetle, bug, and some German slurs as well
13. debated but concensus seems to be Buddy Holly and those of his ilk
14. Sputnik.....US was the Telstar
15. Hula hoop....I think Art Linkletter was involved with it

Good fun for an old goat! Thanks for the challenge

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Easy..no more age quizzes pls. lol
by lylesg / July 1, 2004 12:06 PM PDT

I got 14 and 2/3. Happy Not sure about a third name for the Bug. I know what I called mine somtimes, but I best not go there. Happy

1. Silver bullet
2. Ed Sullivan
3. Route 66
4. To protect the innocent
5, The Lion sleeps tonight
6. Limbo rock
7. Choc. bar
8. Brother Louie
9. Timex
10. Freddy the freeloader and "May God Bless."
11. Draft
12. Bug, Beetle and ??
13. Buddy Holly
14. Sputnik
15. Hoola-hoop.

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(NT) (NT) #13 -- Plus The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens :-(
by Dave Konkel [Moderator] / July 1, 2004 1:28 PM PDT
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you are right...I got 14-1/3.
by lylesg / July 2, 2004 11:18 AM PDT

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Re: little test for anyone over 40 -- Bonus question!

Re #7 -- what was the dog's name who filled in the dotted line, and what breed?

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Bonus question...
by J. Vega / July 1, 2004 3:38 PM PDT

Farfel. Very long floppy ears, long snout, droopy eyes, I can't call the supposed breed.
Trivia: The hoolah-hoop sold for $4.95, AIR. The original WHAMMO ones were made of wood, just like the ones that they saw in an Austrailian exercise class. They quickly changed to plastic. I'd love to know what an original wooden one goes for in the collectibles market.

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Re: Bonus question... Right -- he's a bassett hound...
by Dave Konkel [Moderator] / July 1, 2004 11:54 PM PDT
In reply to: Bonus question...
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Wasn't Neil, Dave...
by J. Vega / July 2, 2004 5:37 AM PDT

Dave, on "Topper" (Cosmo Topper), wasn't Neil a St. Bernard? Owned by George and Marian Kirby AIR. (All 3 of them were ghosts, and Neil had a drinking problem.)

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Re: Wasn't Neil, Dave...
by SE Moderators / July 2, 2004 5:41 AM PDT
In reply to: Wasn't Neil, Dave...

Hi, J.

Doggone it ( Wink ), you're right -- Neil was a St. Barnard... Bur Farfal was definitely a bassett.

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Speakeasy Moderator
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Did you, Dave...
by J. Vega / July 2, 2004 6:05 AM PDT

Dave did you also "catch it" for drawing directly on the TV screen during "Winky ****"? Holy Plastigoop, I heard about that for years (grin). I still miss rootbeer "Fizzies" and rootbeer flavored Kool-Aid. (Best spent nickel out there with the latter.)

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(NT) (NT) 14 of 15 - Never a big Red Skelton fan
by Dan McC / July 1, 2004 11:16 PM PDT
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