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Old 02-09-2008, 02:41 PM
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Since we are all of approximately the same vintage - I just read that to prevent Alzheimer's doing puzzles helps - so here is one.

Hyacinth Bucket

The Cluttered Mind

Here's a little quiz to see how much you remember about some less-than-important things from a few decades back. It's just for fun. Even the wrong answers may bring back a memory or two. Have fun (but no peeking!). Then, forward it to friends with your score.

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 mean
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. Krebbs
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 Stauback
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. Greaseball 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 Carey
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, 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 my 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
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

Okay, now scroll down for the answers!







Okay, that's it. Here 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. Krebbs
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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Old 02-09-2008, 02:58 PM
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Got most of them. Missed two. :bigthumbsup: Fun test.
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Old 02-09-2008, 03:07 PM
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HB,

Thanks..That was fun..As I sit here on a Saturday morning looking at the snow pilling up outside,The Villages Florida I needed a fun test, to keep me sane... The Villages Florida

I sure hope it works..The Villages Florida

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Fun! Thought I missed two also, but it was only one. Where the heck is 'Lions and tigers and bears, oh my' from? And is it really snowing in Brooklyn? Sorry 'bout that....
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Missed one. The one about lions and tigers? Do not recognize that.
Made me smile and "thanks for the memories" Who said that?
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Old 02-09-2008, 03:45 PM
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Fun! Thought I missed two also, but it was only one. Where the heck is 'Lions and tigers and bears, oh my' from? And is it really snowing in Brooklyn? Sorry 'bout that....
Lions, Tigers...."The Wizzard of OZ"

I am in the Pocono's, Pa..We are gtting 4 inches so far...Wish I was in Brooklyn...
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I'm not old enough to remember all of these. I was out of country most of the time. How could I not miss one?????

Thanks for the Memories ... Mr. Bob Hope!
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Donna snowing in the mid hudson valley also. Can not even see our beautiful mountains.

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HB,
I wish this snow was a memory...
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Old 02-09-2008, 04:25 PM
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Donna by August it will be just a memory. You will have to look at pictures to see what snow feels like, put your hand in the freezer to feel the cold.

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Old 02-10-2008, 01:44 PM
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Ah, 'The Wizard of Oz'; know the story but just didn't remember 'lions and tigers.' We live near the Poconos, and when our youngest son drove with us to Clearwater for Thanksgiving and then to TV for our house closing there, he (a former long-haul commercial driver) took us on a route that involved the Poconos that was a little longer to FL but allowed us to avoid New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and so forth--that whole I-95 corridor which we really dislike. Beautiful ride! We'll be leaving this Tuesday driving to our home in TV; this time he's suggesting to skip the Poconos (snow...) and instead take I-287 to I-78 and so on. Still beats all the I-95 traffic! Oh yes, thanks again for 'Test Your Memory'; I'd already forgotten.... '-)
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