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Old 11-20-2010, 10:24 AM   #1
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SEMI-OLD PEOPLE'S MEMORY TEST I scored 20

SEMI-OLD PEOPLE'S MEMORY TEST

This is not a pushover test. There are 20 questions. Average score is 12. This one will be very difficult for the younger set. Have fun, but no peeking! When you forward this to your friends/family, put your score in the subject line and let them know your score. Don't forget to forward it to me, as well. Good luck youngsters!
1. What builds strong bodies 12 ways?
A. Flintstones Vitamins
B. The Butt master
C. Spaghetti
D. Wonder Bread
E. Orange Juice
F. Milk
G. Cod Liver Oil
2. Before he was Muhammad 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 an
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. Its 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. 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 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, 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. 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

DONT' FORGET TO PUT YOUR SCORE ON THE SUBJECT LINE
BEFORE YOU FORWARD IT ON.
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Old 11-20-2010, 11:19 AM   #2
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C'mon, Hawk....too easy.
I'm waaaaay younger than you and still got all 20. (OK, maybe not waaaaay, but at least waay).
A little trouble with the Dobie Gillis question, I can barely remember watching that show!
When Ali changed his name and adopted his new faith, I wrote an editorial that was published in the Schenetady Gazette...I think I was 10 or 12 years old....
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Old 11-20-2010, 11:58 AM   #3
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My immediate answer to Peter Pan was Errol Flynn........but suddenly realized he was Robin Hood, not PP. They both wore green tights so I am giving myself a 19.5
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Old 11-20-2010, 12:26 PM   #4
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My immediate answer to Peter Pan was Errol Flynn........but suddenly realized he was Robin Hood, not PP. They both wore green tights so I am giving myself a 19.5
Are you going to dig through your closet and pull out the green tights Doug?
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Old 11-20-2010, 01:27 PM   #5
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I got all 20 right... ouch...
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Old 11-20-2010, 01:51 PM   #6
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come on Hawk, no G'nite Mrs Kalabash?
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Old 11-20-2010, 02:23 PM   #7
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Hawk, I seem to remember you starting this thread about a year and a half ago. Does that mean my memory is better than yours?
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Old 11-20-2010, 03:17 PM   #8
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I got 20, too. Gotta admit, though, Maynard Krebs was a total guess!
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Old 11-20-2010, 03:44 PM   #9
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I got 20, too. Gotta admit, though, Maynard Krebs was a total guess!
Maynard G Krebs
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Old 11-20-2010, 03:45 PM   #10
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Hawk, I seem to remember you starting this thread about a year and a half ago. Does that mean my memory is better than yours?
No, It means I'm more redundant then you are.
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Old 11-20-2010, 04:43 PM   #11
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The bane of all Internet discussions...recycling

Reminds me of Grandmaw's telling stories..over and over. Then she went to sleep.

Hey! I got 20
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Old 11-20-2010, 05:31 PM   #12
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Maynard G Krebs
Absolutely right, the G was always part of the name. Never forget Cleo. 20 too easy ones here as well. I am afraid of what that might mean. I'm old enough to remember ancient TV shows, but not too old to forget. Is that a good thing?

I often say... you know, the mind is the second thing to go. Problem is, i can never remember what was the first.
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Old 11-20-2010, 05:39 PM   #13
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I got 2 wrong, skippers little buddy and Joe Namath - but I knew that one.

Maybe Ishould stop throwing out all that AARP mail.
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Old 11-20-2010, 08:04 PM   #14
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oh my God--I got 19 out of twenty--and 17 without looking at the choices!!!--Maynard Krebs is a specisl friend of mine for reasons best left unsaid
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Old 11-20-2010, 10:40 PM   #15
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come on Hawk, no G'nite Mrs Kalabash?
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Old 11-20-2010, 10:43 PM   #16
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20! I don't know if I should laugh or cry
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Old 11-20-2010, 10:43 PM   #17
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19 out of 20. Missed #12, even though I'm fairly certain I got it right the last time Hawk posted this quiz. Guess I'm not much of a football fan, or of women's apparel.

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Old 11-21-2010, 12:34 AM   #18
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14 for me. At least I'm above average! But since I'm semi-old, I really should have done better.
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:46 AM   #19
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How about another thread about the stuff you remember from the old days.
At granddads house in Saint Louis, I remember the Lamp Lighter coming down the street at twilight and the ice man that brought blocks of ice for the icebox. He'd give is little pieces of dry ice to throw into puddles of water. Try giving a kindergarden kid some dry ice now-a-days.
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Old 11-21-2010, 09:37 AM   #20
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I think that is really cool, the lamp lighter especially. I have never lived in town so the thought never occurred to me. Thanks for sharing.
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