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Do you remember those bygone days? Good things, bad things, just everyday things. Even if your personal memory doesn't go back as far as some of the things mentioned in these quizzes, you might be surprised at how much you know. Try them and see!   

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photo quiz  Obsolete, Obscure, or Outdated cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Mar 14 14

This is a photo quiz featuring some technology from days past. While you may know some of these things, or maybe all of them, do not feel bad if you don't. Most of these things have not been used in many years and are a part of days gone by.
Easy
dcpddc478 gold member
Mar 14 14
5238 plays
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photo quiz  I am Trying to Remember Just What That Is cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Aug 25 14

Here are ten things that you may or may not recognize. Take a look at the photos and they may help you figure out what the object was used for. Have fun as you take this trip down memory lane.
Easy
dcpddc478 gold member
Aug 25 14
3987 plays
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trivia quiz  Kids' Things From Long Ago (All American): II cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Oddball, Feb 02 06

Chances are you won't see a lot of these things outside of 'TV Land', 'Boomerang' or a Cracker Barrell restaurant, but here's another quiz on some favorite Baby Boomer possessions and memories.
Tough
Oddball
Feb 02 06
4980 plays
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photo quiz  The Lazy Days of Summer cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, reedy, May 18 14

If there is one thing that hasn't changed over the years, it is the lure of the outdoors on a beautiful summer day. Do you remember filling your hours with any of these pastimes?
Very Easy
reedy gold member
May 18 14
3216 plays
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photo quiz  What Should We Do? The Television is Broken! cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, May 30 14

What did people do before television? This quiz discusses ten different things people did for entertainment before the era of the black box dominating the lounge room.
Very Easy
Creedy gold member
May 30 14
3795 plays
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trivia quiz  The Museum of Obsolescence cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, oscarguy, Aug 02 04

Tour with our guide through the museum of cultural aspects that vanished, or almost have, from American culture. See what you know about things that are going, going, gone.
Average
oscarguy gold member
Aug 02 04
9285 plays
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photo quiz  What the...? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Dec 24 14

A tour through my grandmother's house filled me with wonder. It was full of all kinds of contraptions, machines, and odds and ends. Many of these things I had never seen before. Have you?
Average
dcpddc478 gold member
Dec 24 14
1845 plays
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trivia quiz  Kids' Things of Long Ago cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, Oddball, May 25 01

I hope, with this quiz, to take some of you thirtysomethings back to a time when you saw the world as your children do now. Enjoy!
Average
Oddball
May 25 01
10047 plays
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trivia quiz  You Know...The Whatchamacallit. cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gracious1, Mar 28 13

Many things have a name, but I forget what it is. My memory is so spotty! Some of these doo-dads are still somewhat current, and some obsolete. We'll jump around the timeline, as you help me guess at these whatchamacallits.
Average
gracious1 gold member
Mar 28 13
2742 plays
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photo quiz  Junk Drawer Junkie cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jun 07 14

Old Grandma Phillips was a hoarder, and it was only when she passed away that I found a lot of hidden treasures in her kitchen junk drawer. Join me on a journey of discovery to find out about each sentimental piece of history she kept.
Average
Plodd
Jun 07 14
1698 plays
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trivia quiz  Don't Be Mad, Join the Fad cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, May 08 14

Fads and trends come and go. Some involve unusual activities, while others involve clothing or music. Here are some fads from today and yesterday. How many will you remember?
Easy
dcpddc478 gold member
May 08 14
1863 plays
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trivia quiz  Smart Start: Aussie Childhood Rites of Passage cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Apr 23 17

When you're a kid you don't think too much about your childhood - You just live it. Looking back I realise how fortunate I was to have had an Australian childhood...
Average
1nn1 editor
Apr 23 17
924 plays
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trivia quiz  Christmas Memories cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Dec 22 14

One of the joys of Christmas, especially as one grows older, is looking back on the Christmases of one's childhood and youth. Here we'll remember holidays from the 1950s, '60s and early '70s.
Average
spanishliz editor
Dec 22 14
1869 plays
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trivia quiz  Mostly Gone With the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s (US) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, missnlindsey, Sep 25 16

The 1950s, 1960s and 1970s had their own iconic memories of commonplace activities, people, and era-specific media memories. Let's have some fun reminiscing, and answering these questions about a different era gone with the wind.
Average
missnlindsey
Sep 25 16
918 plays
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trivia quiz  Fads, Fads, Fads! cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, califredrose, Sep 28 00

This is an easy and fun quiz bringing back the fads of years ago. Try it and see if you can remember them. Good luck and have fun!
Average
califredrose
Sep 28 00
16329 plays
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trivia quiz  Ten Scary Things Baby Boomers Faced cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rblayer, Apr 29 05

Contrary to the beliefs of American 'Gen-Xers', growing up in the U.S. during the 1950s and 1960s was not all Davy Crockett coonskin caps, lava lamps and 'flower children'. There were also plenty of things around to scare the the 'baby boomers'.
Average
rblayer
Apr 29 05
5730 plays
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photo quiz  When I Was Just A Little Girl 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Christinap, Apr 14 14

Things were very different when I was growing up. No computers, television was black and white, pizza was unheard of and teenagers hadn't been invented.
Difficult
Christinap
Apr 14 14
1461 plays
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trivia quiz  Whatever Happened to Mood Rings? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nmerr, May 13 12

Take a stroll down memory lane with these products from decades past. Some are still in use, albeit in a newly marketed way. How many can you remember?
Average
nmerr gold member
May 13 12
1446 plays
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trivia quiz  Getting Hungry on "History Street" 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gatsby722, Jan 18 04

You seem to be lost and on the most interesting road. This area seems to be a blend of all that is American history in the 20th Century! But you're hungry for a quick lunch. Let's drive around for a little fast food! Have fun!
Average
gatsby722 gold member
Jan 18 04
2661 plays
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trivia quiz  Young Americans 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Nov 20 17

Take a trip through history to find out what the youth of America has been up to in the last century.
Average
AcrylicInk gold member
Nov 20 17
483 plays
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trivia quiz  As Time Goes By 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Blindlady-27, Nov 25 17

Please join the Wandering Quizzers as we fondly remember special events that happened the same year as some of our birth years.
Average
Blindlady-27 gold member
Nov 25 17
423 plays
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trivia quiz  On the Street Where I Lived 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Irishrosy, Jun 23 13

Here are some memories of people and activities that occurred on my street circa 1940-1955. I have written the questions in a personalized style and hope you enjoy a description of this era.
Tough
Irishrosy
Jun 23 13
579 plays
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trivia quiz  Remember the 1890s ? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, theboypipe, Nov 27 06

One for the more mature players amongst us. What can you recall about everyone's favourite decade?
Difficult
theboypipe
Nov 27 06
1815 plays
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trivia quiz  Don't You Remember? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, George95, Jun 14 11

Use the clues from the question to pinpoint the year in which the events took place. Good luck?
Tough
George95 gold member
Jun 14 11
1191 plays
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trivia quiz  1920s-70s: Having Fun Yet? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, sunshine7, Aug 13 02

I just got done playing with my Silly Putty and next thing I know I'm writing this quiz. See if you know about what once was fun or a fad.
Tough
sunshine7
Aug 13 02
4119 plays
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trivia quiz  Mixed Nostalgia 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, finlady, Oct 01 00

A smattering of things I know the answer to! Includes some entertainment, history, authors and more.
Difficult
finlady
Oct 01 00
5622 plays
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trivia quiz  Small Town USA 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, bananapeel39, Dec 05 17

Step back in time to a small Midwestern town in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Remember TV had not yet appeared upon the scene. What would life have been like?
Easy
bananapeel39 gold member
Dec 05 17
534 plays
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trivia quiz  Which Year Was it? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, amtrakman, Sep 08 00

How good are you with dates? Here's a little quiz to test your retro knowledge. Good Luck!
Difficult
amtrakman
Sep 08 00
3057 plays
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trivia quiz  A Bit of Nostalgia - The Letter People ! 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, molarman2276, Mar 23 03

A bit of nostalgia, it's THE LETTER PEOPLE ! Mr. M and Miss A - remember your kindergarten and grade school days when these interesting characters taught us the alphabet and helped us create words.
Tough
molarman2276
Mar 23 03
1512 plays
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trivia quiz  When Did It Happen? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, ilovepuppies, May 01 04

To do this quiz you need to choose the year in which the events happened. It's simple.
Difficult
ilovepuppies
May 01 04
1821 plays
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