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How many of these do you remember?

13 years ago
  1. Blackjack chewing gum

  2. Wax Coke-shaped candy with colored sugar water

  3. Candy cigarettes

  4. Party lines

  5. P.F. Flyers

  6. Telephone numbers with a word prefix (COlonial - 6933)

  7. Pea Shooters

  8. Howdy Doody

  9. 45 RPM records

  10. S&H Green Stamps

  11. Hi-Fi's

  12. Metal ice trays with a lever

  13. Mimeograph paper

  14. Carbon copies

  15. Blue flashbulbs

  16. Packards

  17. Roller skate keys

  18. Cork popguns

  19. Drive-ins

  20. Studebakers

  21. Wash tub wringers

  22. Hop Scotch

  23. Ring Around the Rosie

  24. Hot potato

  25. London Bridge

  26. Red Rover, Red Rover

  27. Red light, Green light

  28. Mother May I ?

  29. Playing dodge ball and kick ball until the streetlights came on

  30. Jump rope

  31. You're IT!!

  32. Kick the Can

  33. Duck, duck, GOOSE!!!

  34. Getting an ice cream from the Good Humor Man

  35. Cereal boxes with prizes at the bottom

  36. Cracker Jacks with the same thing

  37. Parents stood on the porch and whistled or yelled for you to come home

  38. No air conditioning

  39. Hula Hoops

  40. Fat Albert, Tom & Jerry, Pink Panther, Road Runner, Richochet Rabbit, Heckle & Jeckle

  41. Schoolhouse Rock

  42. Saturday movies for 12 cents with HopAlong Cassidy

  43. Watching Sunday morning oldies (Three Stooges, Abbott & Costello, Tarzan, Shirley Temple OR WONDERAMA!!)

  44. Being sent to the principal's office was nothing compared to what awaited you when you got home

  45. A quarter seemed like a fair allowance

  46. Kool-Aid was the drink of the summer

  47. Any parent could discipline any kid, or feed him, or use him to carry in the groceries...and nobody, not even the kid, thought anything thing of it

  48. Almost everyone's mother was at home when the kids got there

  49. A 13" black and white television in your room meant you were RICH

  50. Rainy days at school meant playing "Hangman" or "Heads Up 7-UP" in the classroom

  51. "Work" meant doing the dishes or taking out the garbage

  52. Being old meant anyone over 20

  53. I double-dog-dare you

  54. Decisions were made by going "eeny-meeny-miney-mo"

  55. Catching fireflies for the whole evening and not getting tired of it

  56. Homemade ice cream from a hand cranked ice cream maker

  57. Water balloons were the ultimate weapon

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