Generation X Test:

If you don't remember more than five of these, then you qualify as a member of Generation X!

 Blackjack and Beeman's gum

 Powerhouse candy bars

 Licorice records

 Wax teeth, lips and mustaches

 Wax Coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water

 Candy lipstick

 Candy cigarettes


 Soda pop machines that dispense bottles

 Pull tabs that snapped off soda cans

 Tableside jukeboxes in coffee shops

 Home milk delivery in glass bottles with cardboard stoppers

 Movies preceded by cartoons and newsreels

 Party lines

 Rotary phones

 Drive-ins with car hops

 Sock hops

 Winter rubber boots with metal latches

 Coonskin caps

 P.F. Flyers

 Angora sweaters

 Bouffant hairdos


 Hair dryers with plastic caps

 Butch wax

 Dart guns with rubber-tipped darts

 Tin-can telephones


 Cork popguns

 Roll of cap-gun caps

 Howdy Doody puppets

 Beanie and Cecil dolls

 Two-bladed ice skates that clip onto shoes

 Roller skates that clip onto shoes

 Roller skate keys

 S & H green stamps and plaid stamps

 Metal lunchboxes

 Winky Dink kits for drawing on the TV screen

 Crystal radios

 Console hi-fis with 78s

 45-rpm records

 Hand-crank wringers on tub washing machines

 Slide rules

 Levered metal ice trays

 Mimeograph paper

 Carbon paper

 Flash bulbs

 Eight-track tape decks

 Home movie cameras

 Dick and Jane readers


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