Saturday, April 19, 2008

Older than dirt

How many do you remember?

Head lights dimmer switches on the floor.
Ignition switches on the dashboard.
Heaters mounted on the inside of the fire wall.
Real ice boxes.
Pant leg clips for bicycles without chain guards.
Soldering irons you heat on a gas burner.
Using hand signals for cars without turn signals.


Older Than Dirt Quiz:

Count all the ones that you remember, NOT the ones you were told about! Your ratings at the bottom.

1. Blackjack chewing gum

2. Wax Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water

3. Candy cigarettes

4. Soda pop machines that dispensed glass bottles

5. Coffee shops or diners with tableside juke boxes

6. Home milk delivery in glass bottles with cardboard stoppers

7. Party lines

8. Newsreels before the movie

9. P.F. Flyers

10. Butch wax

11. Telephone numbers with a word prefix (OLive-6933)

12. Peashooters

13. Howdy Doody

14. 78 & 45 RPM records

15. S&H Green Stamps

16. Hi-fi's

17. Metal ice trays with lever

18. Mimeograph paper

19. Blue flashbulb

20. Packards

21. Roller skate keys

22. Cork popguns

23. Drive-ins

24. Studebakers

25. Wash tub wringers

If you remembered 0-5 = You're still young
If you remembered 6-10 = You are getting older
If you remembered 11-15 = Don't tell your age
If you remembered 16-25 = You're older than dirt!

13 comments:

Mary Christine said...

Well, I didn't remember three of them! So, there is still some hope for me, right?

Mark said...

That's not bad MC - the only one I don't remember is Blackjack chewing gum!

Holy moly - wash tub wringers???

I am definitely older than dirt! Maybe that's why so many tell me I am, lol

Everyone have a super weekend... I'm going to :)

molly said...

kewl! i'm still young. thanks for the encouragement on my blog. have a good weekend. :)

Scott said...

11 here... getting old indeed! lol thanks for the flashback dAAve!

Pam said...

21.
shut up.

Trailboss said...

Joe and I are apparently older than dirt. But, he did remember more than me! he he

What about you Daave? I bet you remembered all of them.

dAAve said...

Every damn one of them. I'm proud of that.

Zane-nawwaa said...

25. And when God made dirt he asked what color it should be.

Scott W said...

I didn't remember ANY of them!

Bill said...

Just call me Pig Pen.

pat said...

15. I guess I am not telling my age. Though, Pam must be older. She remembers 21. LOL. Sorry Pam.

Anonymous Alcoholic said...

I had nine on the list, I must be getting old ;)

Alcoholic Brain said...

Hi, I'd like you to meet my younger sibling, Dirt. Score: 25.