Do you remember??

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Do you remember the Dan'el Boone 'Coon Skin Cap?
Can you sing the "Palladin" song? Or hum the Bonanza theme?
Do you remember Marshall Dillon's deputy?
Do you remember getting bubble gum for 1 cent?
Do you remember Casper the Ghost or Baby Huey?
Did you put peanuts in your Cocoa~Cola?
Were you raised by Dr. Spocks' book?
Did you wear hip huggers and platform shoes?
Did you pay under 12 cents per gallon for regular gas?
Do you remember "Ethel" gas?
Did you wear your jeans so tight you couldn't bend in the middle to sit at your desk?
Do you remember paying a nickel for a McDonalds burger? Or Taco Bell's 2 for a nickel?
Do you remember when Elvis Presley appeared on Ed Sullivan?
Do you remember when the Beatles invaded the US?

If you remember these,you are darn near ready for retirement. :yay: If you don't...well,you have a ways to go. Hang in there. :whistle: :lol:
 
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I hate tests! OK..here goes

Do you remember the Dan'el Boone 'Coon Skin Cap?
The one Fess Parker wore?
Can you sing the "Palladin" song? Or hum the Bonanza theme?
I can picture Hauss and little Joe right now!
Do you remember Marshall Dillon's deputy?
Did he ride a mule?;)
Do you remember getting bubble gum for 1 cent?
Bazzooka. and it was a larger piece!
Do you remember Casper the Ghost or Baby Huey?
Casper was a wimp.
Did you put peanuts in your Cocoa~Cola?
Ah..no. Must have been before my time.
Were you raised by Dr. Spocks' book?
Yes...if Dr Spock believed in spanking.:shock:
Did you wear hip huggers and platform shoes?
Yeah right.
Did you pay under 12 cents per gallon for regular gas?
Nope. Never paid for gas. My paper route couldn't support it. Do recall 20cent gas wars.
Do you remember "Ethel" gas?
yeah..107 octane for those 455's ooooh baby!!!
Did you wear your jeans so tight you couldn't bend in the middle to sit at your desk?
Me? Hell no. But I could read the date on a quarter in her back pocket though.
Do you remember paying a nickel for a McDonalds burger? Or Taco Bell's 2 for a nickel?
$.20 burger and $.19 for any Taco Bell item
Do you remember when Elvis Presley appeared on Ed Sullivan?
I don't think my parents let me watch that one.
Do you remember when the Beatles invaded the US?
I most certainly do.
 
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About ten years behind almost all of that .do remember bazooka for a penny with the fold out comic wrapped around it ,and the beattles "my mom loved them " girls in tight jeans , and one not mentioned getting to stay up late to watch the astronauts land /walk on the moon. remember bobs 19 cent hamburgers, red ropes for a nickel and candy bars for a dime.
 
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Festus...he was my favorite.....sheesh...gettin old. Always wondered why my dad was "filling the car with Ethyl"
 
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hahaha I'm actually related to Daniel Boone! He's a distant relative on my dad's side. When I was a kid you couldn't keep me from my coon skin cap!
 
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Festus...he was my favorite.....sheesh...gettin old. Always wondered why my dad was "filling the car with Ethyl"

Nope...Festus was his second deputy. Gunsmoke was my mom's favorite show and we watched it every week during the 50's & 60's. It ended sometime in the late 70's,I think. Guess you had to be born closer to the "middle of the last century" to be old enough to remember....damn,that sounds so ancient when it's said like that! lol
 
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hahaha I'm actually related to Daniel Boone! He's a distant relative on my dad's side. When I was a kid you couldn't keep me from my coon skin cap!

I know you aren't talking about an original coon skin cap! Those things were getting scarce in the 60's! Sure wish I had saved mine. You have bragging rights being related to him for sure.
 
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About ten years behind almost all of that .do remember bazooka for a penny with the fold out comic wrapped around it ,and the beattles "my mom loved them " girls in tight jeans , and one not mentioned getting to stay up late to watch the astronauts land /walk on the moon. remember bobs 19 cent hamburgers, red ropes for a nickel and candy bars for a dime.

Yep,loved the little comics! Your mom loved the Beatles?! The generation of girls I grew up with were the ones crying and fainting when they saw them...bunch of goof balls. lol I got candy bars for a nickel and they were much bigger than the dime size. The companies swore there was a sugar shortage and they had to reduce the size...temporarily...liars! lol
 
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I hate tests! OK..here goes

Do you remember the Dan'el Boone 'Coon Skin Cap?
The one Fess Parker wore?
Can you sing the "Palladin" song? Or hum the Bonanza theme?
I can picture Hauss and little Joe right now!
Do you remember Marshall Dillon's deputy?
Did he ride a mule?;)
Do you remember getting bubble gum for 1 cent?
Bazzooka. and it was a larger piece!
Do you remember Casper the Ghost or Baby Huey?
Casper was a wimp.
Did you put peanuts in your Cocoa~Cola?
Ah..no. Must have been before my time.
Were you raised by Dr. Spocks' book?
Yes...if Dr Spock believed in spanking.:shock:
Did you wear hip huggers and platform shoes?
Yeah right.
Did you pay under 12 cents per gallon for regular gas?
Nope. Never paid for gas. My paper route couldn't support it. Do recall 20cent gas wars.
Do you remember "Ethel" gas?
yeah..107 octane for those 455's ooooh baby!!!
Did you wear your jeans so tight you couldn't bend in the middle to sit at your desk?
Me? Hell no. But I could read the date on a quarter in her back pocket though.
Do you remember paying a nickel for a McDonalds burger? Or Taco Bell's 2 for a nickel?
$.20 burger and $.19 for any Taco Bell item
Do you remember when Elvis Presley appeared on Ed Sullivan?
I don't think my parents let me watch that one.
Do you remember when the Beatles invaded the US?
I most certainly do.

I was so in love with Fess Parker when I was eight or so!!
Paladin was the main bad ass on "Have Gun,Will Travel"
Can you name all four of the Cartwright men? Big Daddy was Ben,the oldest son was Adam,then Hoss and the cutie,Little Joe.
No,the first deputy did not ride a mule.
Yeah,the gum was bigger and you could read the comic without a magnifying glass.
Let me guess,you liked Casper's mean cousins? lol
Peanuts in the Coke was something my mom did...
Yep,my parents used his book to spank us with...haha
Hip huggers and platform shoes were all the rage in the mid 60's...for girls
I loved the gas wars! I remember paying 8 cents for regular.
Ethel or ethyl was for all the souped up cars...I had a '54 Four Door Ford
The girls didn't wear the tight jeans,the guys in school wore them so tight they couldn't sit at the desk without being in pain...lol
My mom would go get 20 burgers for $1 when we had relatives from out of town...must have been before the first million. lol
They showed Elvis from the waist up so he wouldn't be shown as vulgar when he swiveled his hips
I remember watching the Beatles get OFF the airplane and laughing at all the girls screaming and crying in the crowd. lol
 
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Nope...Festus was his second deputy. Gunsmoke was my mom's favorite show and we watched it every week during the 50's & 60's. It ended sometime in the late 70's,I think. Guess you had to be born closer to the "middle of the last century" to be old enough to remember....damn,that sounds so ancient when it's said like that! lol

Good ole Chester played by Dennis Weaver!!
 
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The sad thing is, I know most of the answers to these. It's amazing what knowledge you soak up when you let a geezer like my mom tell you about when she was a kid. :lol: So! Who wants a burger :lol: Love ya mom.
 
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I know you aren't talking about an original coon skin cap! Those things were getting scarce in the 60's! Sure wish I had saved mine. You have bragging rights being related to him for sure.

Yup it was the real deal, bought from an antique store in Lafayette in the early 80's. In fact I still got the cap stuffed away in a box somewhere, maybe I should wear it to the river when it's cold out this winter.
 
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When i came back from Nam & got outta the Navy, i bought my 1966 Corvette Stingray 427, fer $2700 george washington's.
:lol::lol::lol::cool::cool:...I Truly loved that car

gas was 26cent a gallon, & sometimes i pumped ethel.
:lol::lol::lol:
 
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I turn 40 tomorrow and that has got me thinking about life "back when"! Some of the things I remember as a kid:
Green shag carpets, rotary phones, pong, Gilligans Island, 8 track tapes, record players, a year between theater and beta, Kiss bubblegum cards, star wars action figures, coleco electronic football, cans with pull tabs, 8 packs of 16 oz glass Coke bottles and astroids for hours! I remember reading about some thing called a CD player in Popular Science!!!
Almost forgot ........Parachute pants.....!!!!
 
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Vinyl records and reel to reel tape recorders to play music
Dial phones only
Shampoo bottles made out of glass!!!
Cigarette commercials on TV and smoking allowed on planes and grocery stores
No seatbelts in cars
no cable or color TV
No digital anything
Hand held caclulators with basic math cost 100.00 bucks in 1970. Anyone know what a slide rule is?
Matinee movies .50 cents
Trout limit 10/day

The astonishing part of all of this is that these things and rules existed relitively not that long ago and it's still fresh in my mind. I really don't feel my age what-so-ever. My age has not effected me in the slightest. Why...I remember one time....I..ah..what was this thread about again?
 
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Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
NO!!!! (But my dad puts them in his Pepsi. *gag*. First time I witnessed this: Mouth agape)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No

Whew!!!
 
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Hand held caclulators with basic math cost 100.00 bucks in 1970. Anyone know what a slide rule is?

I have a vintage Mahogany/Ivory slide rule. Decided one day I would learn how to use it, gave up an hour later... Eff. That.
 
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I remember when:
~slinkies first came out
~pogo sticks popped onto the scene
~girls wore nothing but skirts or dresses to school and the boys were required to tuck in their shirt tails
~coffee was a dime a cup
~President Eisenhower & Mamie
~deposit returns on soda bottles was a nickel and beer bottles were 2 cents
~life without microwaves
~standing outside the neighbors house watching The Flintstones in color (1965 in the evening only) they were the only ones with a color tv
~Avocado Green & Harvest Orange appliances and carpet were all the rage
~Pope John
~the only bikes with gears came from England/Italy
~saddle shoes
~Keds tennis shoes were $1.99
~Hand Jive
~Herman's Hermits
~Mick Jagger was famous for his huge mouth and not for resembling a Char Pei
 
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