Sunday, September 26, 2010

How OLD are you?

How many of these do you remember?

Head lights dimmer switches on the floor.
Ignition switches on the dashboard.
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.
Ratings at the bottom.

1.Candy cigarettes
2.Coffee shops with tableside juke boxes
3.Home milk delivery in glass bottles
4. Party lines on the telephone
5.Newsreels before the movie
6.TV test patterns that came on at night after the last show and were there until TV shows started again in the morning. (there were only 3 channels [if you were fortunate])
7.Peashooters
8. Howdy Doody
9. 45 RPM records
10.Hi-fi's
11. Metal ice trays with lever
12. Blue flashbulb
13.Cork popguns
14. Studebakers
15. Wash tub wringers

If you remembered 0-3 = You're still young
If you remembered 3-6 = You are getting older
If you remembered 7-10 = Don't tell your age,
If you remembered 11-15 =You're older than dirt!

7 comments:

Mary Christine said...

Thanks for that confirmation that I am older than dirt.

dAAve said...

You're welcome MC. Let me know if there's anything else ... you don't remember. LOL

steveroni said...

I still use hand signals--others think I'm waving at them.

--older than 'others' who are older than dirt

Syd said...

I am in the don't tell your age category.

Scott said...

I am with Syd in the don't tell your age, realize know how old I am getting to be

Jess Mistress of Mischief said...

I have an older than dirt soul. I answered 11 with remember personally, but I'm ONLY 40, so I lived in a very strange place where stuff was just still that way right?

LOL

I look and feel pretty good for older than dirt :oP

Carol said...

Just checking in to see how I fare with my peers. Turns out they ARE my peers. Cheers peers. Cheers Queers!