Stories/Jokes: Geriatric & BB Humor

Baby Boomer Quiz

Courtesy of David R.

How many do you remember?

  • Candy cigarettes
  • Wax coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water inside
  • Soda pop machines that dispensed glass bottles
  • Hoola hoop contests
  • Buying milk from a vending machine for a quarter, with your penny change taped to the side
  • Coffee shops with tableside juke boxes
  • Blackjack, Clove and Teaberry chewing gum
  • Home milk delivery in glass bottles, with cardboard stoppers
  • Party lines
  • Newsreels before the movie
  • PF Flyers
  • Butch wax
  • Telephone numbers with a word prefix....(Victor 2-1701)
  • Peashooters
  • Howdy Doody
  • 45 RPM Records
  • Green Stamps
  • Hi-Fi's
  • Metal ice cube trays with levers
  • Mimeograph paper
  • Blue flash bulbs
  • Beanie and Cecil
  • Roller skate keys
  • Cork pop guns
  • Drive ins
  • Studebakers
  • Wash Tub wringers
  • The Fuller Brush man
  • Reel-to-reel tape recorders
  • Phonographs
  • The "twist", "mashed potatoes", and "funky-chicken"
  • Tinkertoys
  • Erector Sets
  • The Fort Apache Playset
  • Lincoln Logs
  • 15 cent McDonald hamburgers & 10 cent fries
  • 5 cent packs of baseball cards..... with that slab of pink bubblegum
  • penny candy
  • 35 cent-a-gallon gasoline
  • When the first man walked on the moon
  • When The Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan show
  • When the Beatles arrived
  • When the Barbie doll hit the scene

If you can remember most or all of these, then you have lived!!! Pass this on to anyone who may need a break from their "grown up" life....

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