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Old 02-02-2015, 01:00 PM   #197
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Originally Posted by bulldog2 View Post
when you can remember the rag man coming down the street with his cart pulled by a horse shouting rags old cloths
or the old guy with a grinding wheel shouting -
"Make knife sharp!"

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Old 02-03-2015, 04:46 AM   #198
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Originally Posted by Gerryl View Post
When you had ONE 6 volt battery in your car.

I don't remember what year they went to 12V.
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And vacuum operated windshield wipers.

1955 and 1956 for both.

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Old 02-03-2015, 04:54 AM   #199
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I have done or seen most of the things here, but I'm trying not to feel old until I get to my Grandmothers age. She was 109 lived from 1892-2001, she saw a lot of change.

This is actually incredible Cleveland, McKinley, Roosevelt, Wright brothers, electric, plumbing, automobile, Titanic, telephone,
There had to be some fascinating conversations!
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Old 02-03-2015, 07:30 AM   #200
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This is actually incredible Cleveland, McKinley, Roosevelt, Wright brothers, electric, plumbing, automobile, Titanic, telephone,
There had to be some fascinating conversations!
You are right! She was an amazing lady. She was born, raised, and died in Carter county Mo.
Another amazing thing she had a Sister born in 1891 and she also lived to be over 100, although she didn't make it to the third century.
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Old 02-03-2015, 07:54 AM   #201
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If an all nighter means you didn't have to get up to use the restroom during the night.
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Old 02-03-2015, 07:59 AM   #202
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Old 02-03-2015, 08:15 AM   #203
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What you used to all night now takes all night to do
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Old 02-03-2015, 08:34 AM   #204
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This seamed to fit this thread

Subject: Are you smarter than a 60yr old?





The answers are printed below, (after the questions) but don't cheat! answer them first.....

This was fun!

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 to ___________________.'

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's makes the very best . .. . ._______________.'

8. Sachmo 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 Skeleton's hobo character was named __________________ and Red always ended his television show by saying, 'Good Night, and '______________.

11. Some Americans who protested the Vietnam War did so by burning their______________.

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 satellite placed into orbit. The Russians did it. It was called ______________.

15. One of the big fads of the late 50's and 60's was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist. It was called the _____________.

16. Remember LS/MFT _____ _____/_____ _____ _____?

17. Hey Kids! What time is it? It's _____ ______ _____!

18. Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? The _____ Knows!

19. There was a song that came out in the 60's that was "a grave yard smash". It's name was the ______ ______!

20. Alka Seltzer used a "boy with a tablet on his head" as it's Logo/Representative. What was the boy's name?________

1. The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.
2. The Ed Sullivan Show
3. On Route 66
4. To protect the innocent.
5. The Lion Sleeps Tonight
6. The limbo
7. Chocolate
8. Louis Armstrong
9. The Timex watch
10. Freddy, The Freeloader and 'Good Night and God Bless.'
11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned. Not flags, as some have guessed)
12. Beetle or Bug
13. Buddy Holly
14. Sputnik
15. Hula-hoop
16. Lucky Strike/Means Fine Tobacco
17. Howdy Doody Time
18. Shadow
19. Monster Mash
20. Speedy
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Old 02-03-2015, 08:40 AM   #205
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When going to the toilet meant a nice walk or run (depending on the weather).
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Old 02-03-2015, 08:49 AM   #206
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I can't believe I remembered them all correctly, except for Speedy. I guess I just didn't use Alka Seltzer much.
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Old 02-03-2015, 09:52 AM   #207
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Yeh, I got all but speedy also.

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Old 02-03-2015, 10:06 AM   #208
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we would wrap rocks into the rag pile

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Old 02-04-2015, 06:21 AM   #209
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Yep, all but Speedy! But I had a great visual memory!
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Buying Lucky Strikes from a machine with pennies attached to the pack......

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