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Brewdude

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PostSubject: Baby Boomer test   Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:51 pm

I don't often c&p stuff like this, but found this one amusing.

btw I got 100%, and didn't even have to look at the multiple choice answers for most of them!

Be sure to post your score!


Cheers,

RR



MEMORY TEST!
(Have a paper and pencil handy to record your answers. Your mind isn't
as sharp as it once was!)

This is NOT a pushover test. It's a Baby Boomer era test!

There are 20questions. Average score is 12 ...
This one will be difficult for the younger  set.

Have fun, but no peeking!

Good luck, youngsters ,




1. What builds strong bodies 12 ways?
A. Flintstones vitamins
B. The Buttmaster
C. Spaghetti
D. Wonder Bread
E. Orange Juice
F. Milk
G. Cod Liver Oil


2. Before he was Muhammed Ali, he was...
A. Sugar Ray Robinson.
B. Roy Orbison.
C. Gene Autry.
D. Rudolph Valentino.
E. Fabian.
F. Mickey Mantle.
G. Cassius Clay.


3. Pogo, the comic strip character said, 'We have met the enemy and...
A. It's you.
B. He is us.
C. It's the Grinch.
D. He wasn't home.
E. He's really me and you.
F. We quit.
G. He surrendered.


4. Good night, David.
A. Good night, Chet
B. Sleep well.
C. Good night, Irene.
D. Good night, Gracie.
E. See you later, alligator.
F. Until tomorrow.
G. Good night, Steve.


5. You'll wonder where the yellow went...
A. When you use Tide
B. When you lose your crayons.
C. When you clean your tub.
D. If you paint the room blue.
E. If you buy a soft water tank.
F. When you use Lady Clairol.
G. When you brush your teeth with Pepsodent.


6. Before he was the Skipper's Little Buddy, Bob Denver was Dobie's
friend...
A. Stuart Whitman.
B. Randolph Scott.
C. Steve Reeves.
D. Maynard G. Krebs.
E. Corky B. Dork.
F. Dave the Whale.
G. Zippy Zoo.


7. Liar, liar...
A. You're a liar.
B. Your nose is growing.
C. Pants on fire.
D. Join the choir
E. Jump up higher.
F. On the wire.
G. I'm telling Mom.


8. Meanwhile, back in Metropolis, Superman fights a never ending battle
for truth, justice and...
A. Wheaties.
B. Lois Lane .
C. TV ratings.
D. World peace.
E. Red tights.
F. The American way.
G. News headlines.


9. Hey kids! What time is it?
A. It's time for Yogi Bear.
B. It's time to do your homework.
C. It's Howdy Doody Time.
D. It's time for Romper Room.
E. It's bedtime.
F. The Mighty Mouse Hour.
G. Scoopy Doo Time.


10. Lions and tigers and bears..! ...
A. Yikes.
B. Oh, no.
C. Gee whiz.
D. I'm scared.
E. Oh my.
F.. Help! Help!
G. Let's run.


11. Bob Dylan advised us never to trust anyone...
A. Over 40.
B. Wearing a uniform.
C. Carrying a briefcase.
D. Over 30.
E. You don't know.
F. Who says, 'Trust me'.
G. Who eats tofu.


12. NFL quarterback who appeared in a television commercial wearing women's
stockings...
A. Troy Aikman
B. Kenny Stabler
C. Joe Namath
D. Roger Staubach
E. Joe Montana
F. Steve Young
G. John Elway


13. Brylcream...
A. Smear it on.
B. You'll smell great.
C. Tame that cowlick.
D. Grease ball heaven.
E. It's a dream.
F. We're your team.
G. A little dab'll do ya.


14. I found my thrill...
A. In Blueberry muffins.
B. With my man, Bill.
C. Down at the mill.
D. Over the windowsill.
E. With thyme and dill.
F. Too late to enjoy.
G. On Blueberry Hill.


15. Before Robin Williams, Peter Pan was played by...
A. Clark Gable.
B. Mary Martin.
C. Doris Day.
D. Errol Flynn.
E. Sally Fields.
F. Jim Carrey.
G. Jay Leno.


16. Name the Beatles...
A. John, Steve, George, Ringo
B. John, Paul, George, Roscoe
C. John, Paul, Stacey, Ringo
D. Jay, Paul, George, Ringo
E. Lewis, Peter, George, Ringo
F. Jason, Betty, Skipper, Hazel
G. John, Paul, George, Ringo


17. I wonder, wonder, who.
A. Who ate the leftovers?
B. Who did the laundry?
C. Was it you?
D. Who wrote the book of love?
E. Who I am?
F. Passed the test?
G. Knocked on the door?


18. I'm strong to the finish...
A. Cause I eats my broccoli.
B. Cause I eats me spinach.
C. Cause I lift weights.
D. Cause I'm the hero.
E. And don't you forget it.
F. Cause Olive Oyl loves me.
G.. To outlast Bruto.


19. When it's least expected, you're elected, you're the star today.
A. Smile, you're on Candid Camera.
B. Smile, you're on Star Search.
C. Smile, you won the lottery.
D. Smile, we're watching you.
E. Smile, the world sees you.
F. Smile, you're a hit.
G. Smile, you're on TV.


20. What do M & M's do?
A. Make your tummy happy!
B. Melt in your mouth, not in your pocket.
C. Make you fat.
D. Melt your heart.
E. Make you popular.
F. Melt in your mouth, not in your hand.
G. Come in colors.


Below are the right answers:

1. D - Wonder Bread
2. G - Cassius Clay
3. B - He Is us
4. A - Good night, Chet
5. G - When you brush your teeth with Pepsodent
6. D - Maynard G. Krebs
7. C - Pants on fire
8. F - The American Way  
9. C - It's Howdy Doody Time
10. E - Oh my
11. D - Over 30
12. C - Joe Namath
13. G - A little dab'll do ya
14. G - On Blueberry Hill
15. B - Mary Martin
16. G - John, Paul, George, Ringo
17. D - Who wrote the book of Love
18. B - Cause I eats me spinach
19. A - Smile, you're on Candid Camera
20. F - Melt in your mouth not in your hand
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:27 pm

Not a boomer (I was born in 1970), but I got 18/20. I missed the Dylan one (Imthought it was "over 40") and the Pogo one.
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:45 pm

I got all 20 but then I was born in '46  Twisted Evil Twisted Evil 
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:55 pm

20/20

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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Wed Apr 23, 2014 11:35 pm

19 of 20 not bad for being born in '70

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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Wed Apr 23, 2014 11:50 pm

17/20 born in 72. I was however a latch key kid raised on syndicated TV reruns.
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:35 am

3/20. Cassius Clay, Blueberry Hill and the Beatles. I'm afraid the rest made no sense to me at all RR!
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:21 am

Stick wrote:
3/20.  Cassius Clay, Blueberry Hill and the Beatles.  I'm afraid the rest made no sense to me at all RR!


That's because you're not a septic, mate! LOL!

 Laughing 


Cheers,

RR
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:35 am

I got 14 right. was born in the 70s
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:06 am

20/20, but one was before my time and was a guess (Howdy Doody)
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PeterD

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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:26 am

...20/20...
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:14 am

I'm a "millennial" or so I've been told and I got about 15/20.


Many of those are so ingrained into American pop culture that it would be hard not to know some of them.
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:39 am

19 out of 20 but in my defense, I never read Pogo much, I was a Blondie fan.
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:58 am

I am 29, and have been for 39 years. Got 'em all. Anyone here know what L/S/M/F/T means? Or is that too easy with this crowd? Or do they still use it?
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:59 am

17/20 born in 78
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:03 am

18/20, born in '82.
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:11 am

Richard Burley wrote:
I am 29, and have been for 39 years.  Got 'em all.  Anyone here know what L/S/M/F/T means?  Or is that too easy with this crowd?  Or do they still use it?

Only because I've heard old Jack Benny radio programs (and have even used some in class)
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:49 am

Richard Burley wrote:
I am 29, and have been for 39 years.  Got 'em all.  Anyone here know what L/S/M/F/T means?  Or is that too easy with this crowd?  Or do they still use it?

"Lucky Strike Mighty (means) Fine Tobacco"  Wink

They're toasted!


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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:50 am

DrT999 wrote:
Richard Burley wrote:
I am 29, and have been for 39 years.  Got 'em all.  Anyone here know what L/S/M/F/T means?  Or is that too easy with this crowd?  Or do they still use it?

Only because I've heard old Jack Benny radio programs (and have even used some in class)

You smoked in class?  Suspect 
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:24 am

19 of 20, never paid attention to Dylan. Alternate for LSMFT, Loose strap means floppy titties.
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:59 am

11/20, I don't think that's too bad for a Brit who thinks Pogo was a punk rock dance and that it's always bedtime  Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:16 pm

Cartaphilus wrote:
DrT999 wrote:
Richard Burley wrote:
I am 29, and have been for 39 years.  Got 'em all.  Anyone here know what L/S/M/F/T means?  Or is that too easy with this crowd?  Or do they still use it?

Only because I've heard old Jack Benny radio programs (and have even used some in class)

You smoked in class?  Suspect 

Some of the radio programs sponsored by that company.

Of course, in grad school in the early 80s, yes, we did smoke in the seminars if the professor did!
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:27 pm

DrT999 wrote:
Cartaphilus wrote:
DrT999 wrote:
Richard Burley wrote:
I am 29, and have been for 39 years.  Got 'em all.  Anyone here know what L/S/M/F/T means?  Or is that too easy with this crowd?  Or do they still use it?

Only because I've heard old Jack Benny radio programs (and have even used some in class)

You smoked in class?  Suspect 

Some of the radio programs sponsored by that company.

Of course, in grad school in the early 80s, yes, we did smoke in the seminars if the professor did!

Ah! College.........I walked by one once.
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:40 pm

Cartaphilus wrote:
DrT999 wrote:
Cartaphilus wrote:
DrT999 wrote:
Richard Burley wrote:
I am 29, and have been for 39 years.  Got 'em all.  Anyone here know what L/S/M/F/T means?  Or is that too easy with this crowd?  Or do they still use it?

Only because I've heard old Jack Benny radio programs (and have even used some in class)

You smoked in class?  Suspect 

Some of the radio programs sponsored by that company.

Of course, in grad school in the early 80s, yes, we did smoke in the seminars if the professor did!

Ah! College.........I walked by one once.

To bad you didn't attend  Twisted Evil Twisted Evil 
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PostSubject: Re: Baby Boomer test   Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:16 pm

Monbla, I just don't have the mind for it and I doubt that it would have made me any better of a truck driver. Wink 
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