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How's your memory?

post #1 of 18
Thread Starter 
1. What builds strong bodies 12 ways?
A. Flintstones vitamins
B. The buttmaster
C. Spaghetti
D. Wonder Bread
E. Orange Juice
F. Milk
G. Cod Liver Oil

2. Before he was Muhammed 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 mean
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 ratin gs
D. World peace
E. Red tights
F. The American way
G. News headlines

9 . Hey, kids, what time is it?
A. It's 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
H. 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. Greaseball 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, 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. Smil e, 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

Okay, now scroll down for the answers!

Okay, that's it.

Here 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
post #2 of 18
OK, I'm old, and have a veritable warehouse full of useless memories in my head.


Now, if I could only remember where I left my car keys...
post #3 of 18
I got one wrong (I never got into the Waltons), but do I get my point back if I point out that the quiz is wrong about who said not to trust those over 30? It wasn't Dylan, it was Jack Weinberger?

Any bonus points for doing that well and still being able to be trusted?
post #4 of 18
I got them all without even reading the choices!

However, it was not Bob Dylan who said that about being over 30. It was someone out in Berkley. I don't even think the guy was famous for saying/doing anything else.
post #5 of 18
Like weems, I didn't read the choices or the answers because I knew them all without prompting. I don't think it was Dylan that said it either.

Also, it wasn't the Waltons that had the goodnight Chet part. It was the Huntley-Brinkley news show on NBC which I watched with my parents every night. Quick, what is the theme tune for that show? (scroll down for the answer...)

Beethoven's 9th symphony, 3rd movement.
post #6 of 18
"Say goodnight, Gracie."
post #7 of 18
Thread Starter 
All this proves is that you are all OLD. Only a true hippy would know the correct answer to number 11.

Peace brother and don't trust anyone under 30!
post #8 of 18
Originally Posted by BillA View Post
All this proves is that you are all OLD. Only a true hippy would know the correct answer to number 11.

Peace brother and don't trust anyone under 30!
I guess if you remember Goodnight Irene, then your REALLY OLD!:
post #9 of 18
"Never trust anyone over 30" was a quote from Jerry Rubin, not Bob Dylan.
post #10 of 18
Goodnight Gracie.
post #11 of 18
Bill, thanks for asking but my memory is fine.

Did I post something that offended you.
post #12 of 18
Thread Starter 
Originally Posted by Yuki View Post
Bill, thanks for asking but my memory is fine.

Did I post something that offended you.
Not that I can recall
post #13 of 18
What was that middle thing?
post #14 of 18
Thread Starter 
Middle thing?
post #15 of 18
Thread Starter 
The good ole days of TV, replacing tubes, missing knobs, having to get up off the sofa to change the channel, five or six channels to chose from, those were the days.
post #16 of 18

Bill, Bill, Bill!

The thing you don't understand about aging and memory .... but you will someday ... is that you can remember all of the old stuff like it was yesterday.

The problem is yesterday, and that's what you forget.

I wish I was kidding. I "ace" those old quizzes all of the time like I did with this one. My work partner will ask me a question about yesterday and I go "deer in the headlights" for a few minutes.

post #17 of 18
Thread Starter 
So what re you trying to tell me here Yuki, that I'm closing in on geezer territory? Are you saying I'm OLD?:

How and when did that happen?

post #18 of 18

Lil' bastid (junior partner), thought it was funny today. We were looking into some areas of an old building and funny boy brought down a case of "Depends" .... how they got on the upper floor of an abandoned building????

"Here, you might want these" ...... sez he ... :

"Who gots the car keys?" ........ sez mee .....
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