Test for old kids

Discussion in 'Humor - Jokes - Games and Diversions' started by hot diggity, Apr 9, 2020.


  1. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++

    THIS MAY BE HARDER THAN YOU MAY THINK.



    THE ANSWERS WILL BE ON THE TIP OF YOUR TONGUE, BUT YOU JUST CAN'T QUITE REMEMBER THE CORRECT ANSWER .


    DON'T LOOK BELOW FOR THE ANSWERS UNTIL YOU HAVE TRIED TO FIGURE IT OUT.
    (I'll make this part easier and will just post the answers later)

    A TEST FOR 'OLDER' KIDS.


    I was picky who I sent this to. It had to be those who might actually remember. So have some fun my sharp-witted friends. This is a test for us 'older kids'!
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    01. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, Who was that masked man? Invariably, someone would answer, I don't know, but he left this behind. What did he leave behind?________________.

    02. When the Beatles first came to the U.S. In early 1964, we all watched them on The ____ ___________ Show.

    03. 'Get your kicks, __ _________ _______.'

    04. 'The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to _____ _ _____.'

    05. 'In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ____ ____ ____ ____.'

    06. After the Twist, The Mashed Potato, and the Watusi, we 'danced' under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the '_____.'


    07. Nestle's makes the very best.... _________.'

    08. Satchmo was America 'S 'Ambassador of Goodwill.' Our parents shared this great jazz trumpet player with us. His name was
    ______ ___________.


    09. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? _______.


    10. Red Skeleton's hobo character was named ______ ___ ________ and Red always ended his television show by saying, 'Good Night, and '________ ________ '



    11. Some Americans who protested the Vietnam War did so by burning their ______ _______.


    12. The cute little car with the engine in the back and the trunk in the front was called the VW. What other names did it go by? ___ & _______.

    13. In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about, 'the day the music died.' This was a tribute to _______ ____________.



    14. We can remember the first satellite placed into orbit. The Russians did it. It was called __________.

    15. One of the big fads of the late 50's and 60's was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist. It was called the ______ _____ .


    16. Remember LS/MFT _____ _____/_____ _____ _____?

    17. Hey Kids! What time is it? It's _____ ______ _____!

    18. Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? Only The _____ Knows!

    19. There was a song that came out in the 60's that was "a grave yard smash". Its name was the ______ ______!

    20. Alka Seltzer used a "boy with a tablet on his head" as its Logo/Representative. What was the boy's name? ________
     
  2. DarkLight

    DarkLight Live Long and Prosper - On Hiatus Site Supporter

    I'm only 47 and pretty sure I got all but 3 of them.
     
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  3. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member

    I cannot get only two. I'm a 63 year old kid. :cool:
     
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  4. Oddcaliber

    Oddcaliber Monkey++

    I'm fairly certain I got them all!
     
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  5. IceRanger

    IceRanger Intellectus Refuticus

    I'm mid-fifties, and I missed two. Kinda pissed that I missed those, but I didn't forget--I simply don't know them. I guess my cognitive decline isn't as bad as I thought.
     
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  6. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++

    If you don't want to peek at the answers, don't scroll down.
















    You were warned.











    ANSWERS:
    01.The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet.
    02. The Ed Sullivan Show
    03. On Route 66
    04.To protect the innocent.
    05.The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    06. The limbo
    07. Chocolate
    08. Louis Armstrong
    09. The Timex watch
    10. Freddy, The Freeloader and 'Good Night and God Bless.'
    11. Draft cards (Bras were also burned. Not flags, as some have guessed)
    12. Beetle or Bug
    13. Buddy Holly (Extra credit if you know who else was on the plane)
    14. Sputnik
    15. Hoola-hoop
    16. Lucky Strike/Means Fine Tobacco
    17. Howdy Doody Time
    18. Shadow
    19.Monster Mash
    20. Speedy
     
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  7. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++

    I misses 2 1/2 (Freddy the Freeloader, Speedy and Buddy Holly) More outside time than TV or radio listening. No regrets.
     
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  8. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    A TEST FOR 'OLDER' KIDS.


    I was picky who I sent this to. It had to be those who might actually remember. So have some fun my sharp-witted friends. This is a test for us 'older kids'!
    *****************

    01. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, Who was that masked man? Invariably, someone would answer, I don't know, but he left this behind. What did he leave behind?________________.

    02. When the Beatles first came to the U.S. In early 1964, we all watched them on The Ed Sullivan Show

    03. 'Get your kicks, On Route 66

    04. 'The story you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to protect the innocent.'

    05. 'In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the tiger sleeps tonight
    06. After the Twist, The Mashed Potato, and the Watusi, we 'danced' under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the Limbo'


    07. Nestle's makes the very best.... chocolate?

    08. Satchmo was America 'S 'Ambassador of Goodwill.' Our parents shared this great jazz trumpet player with us. His name was
    ______ ___________.


    09. What takes a licking and keeps on ticking? _______.


    10. Red Skeleton's hobo character was named ______ ___ ________ and Red always ended his television show by saying, 'Good Night, and 'god bless '



    11. Some Americans who protested the Vietnam War did so by burning their draft card.


    12. The cute little car with the engine in the back and the trunk in the front was called the VW. What other names did it go by? bug & _______.

    13. In 1971, singer Don MacLean sang a song about, 'the day the music died.' This was a tribute to Buddy Holly



    14. We can remember the first satellite placed into orbit. The Russians did it. It was called Sputnik.

    15. One of the big fads of the late 50's and 60's was a large plastic ring that we twirled around our waist. It was called the Hoola Hoop

    16. Remember LS/MFT _____ _____/_____ _____ _____? Let's Screw / My Fingers are Tired

    17. Hey Kids! What time is it? It's _____ ______ _____!

    18. Who knows what secrets lie in the hearts of men? Only The _____ Knows!

    19. There was a song that came out in the 60's that was "a grave yard smash". Its name was the Monster Mash!

    20. Alka Seltzer used a "boy with a tablet on his head" as its Logo/Representative. What was the boy's name? ________

    Although many of the items of generational trivia are American 'boomer' culturally specific, I'm surprised that I got as many as I did.
     
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  9. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    100%...almost goofed up on Buddy Holly....Jim Croce came to mind first.
     
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  10. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member

    I missed Speedy and Lucky Strike. Never used either product.
     
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  11. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Got 12/20
     
  12. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Missed the second half of Red Skelton and all of 13.
     
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  13. apache235

    apache235 Monkey+++

    Missed Freddy the Freeloader but got the Big Bopper and Richie Valens
     
  14. Cruisin Sloth

    Cruisin Sloth Special & Slow

    Same here 2.5 ,, and no TV till the mid 60]s here,, too poor
    Holly,big bopper ,jimmy valance
     
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  15. UncleMorgan

    UncleMorgan I eat vegetables. My friends are not vegetables.

    Sigh. I knew it wasn't going to go well when I missed the first one:

    01. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, Who was that masked man? Invariably, someone would answer, I don't know, but he left this behind. What did he leave behind?________________."

    I put down "Tonto".
     
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  16. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    No, not whose behind did he leave, but what did he leave behind! :oops:
    \
     
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  17. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    I missed Lucky Strike, didn't bother wih cigarettes much
     
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  18. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Grudge Monkey

    Missed #6 and #15 and almost missed Red Skeleton, I at first thought it was his Clem Kadiddlehopper character ( probably because that's the one I always remembered) but I did guess it right after going back! I'm still a kid, at least to some of you old fartz, at "only" 50!
     
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  19. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Got Them all
     
  20. arleigh

    arleigh Goophy monkey

    I knew them all. What was the product that supported Superman?
     
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