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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!   

There are 192 quizzes and 1,920 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Obsolete, Obscure, or Outdated

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 (10 qns)
dcpddc478
4461 plays
2
I am Trying to Remember Just What That Is

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 (10 qns)
dcpddc478
3300 plays
3
Kids' Things From Long Ago (All American): II

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 (15 qns)
Oddball
4797 plays
4
The Lazy Days of Summer

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 (10 qns)
reedy
2589 plays
5
What Should We Do? The Television is Broken!

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 (10 qns)
Creedy
3219 plays
6
The Museum of Obsolescence

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 (10 qns)
oscarguy
8943 plays
7
What the...?

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 (10 qns)
dcpddc478
1620 plays
8
Kids' Things of Long Ago

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 (20 qns)
Oddball
9867 plays
9
Don't Be Mad, Join the Fad

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 (10 qns)
dcpddc478
1653 plays
10
Junk Drawer Junkie

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 (10 qns)
Plodd
1467 plays
11
You Know...The Whatchamacallit.

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 (10 qns)
gracious1
2544 plays
12
Ten Scary Things Baby Boomers Faced

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 (10 qns)
rblayer
5298 plays
13
Christmas Memories

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 (10 qns)
spanishliz
1311 plays
14
Fads, Fads, Fads!

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 (15 qns)
califredrose
16002 plays
15
Mostly Gone With the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s (US)

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 (10 qns)
missnlindsey
Sep 25 16
765 plays
16
Whatever Happened to Mood Rings?

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 (10 qns)
nmerr
1362 plays
17
When I Was Just A Little Girl

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 (10 qns)
Christinap
1347 plays
18
Getting Hungry on "History Street"

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 (10 qns)
gatsby722
2598 plays
19
On the Street Where I Lived

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 (10 qns)
Irishrosy
522 plays
20
Remember the 1890s ?

One for the more mature players amongst us. What can you recall about everyone's favourite decade?
Difficult (10 qns)
theboypipe
1779 plays
21
Don't You Remember?

Use the clues from the question to pinpoint the year in which the events took place. Good luck?
Tough (10 qns)
George95
1155 plays
22
1920s-70s: Having Fun Yet?

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 (10 qns)
sunshine7
4071 plays
23
Mixed Nostalgia

A smattering of things I know the answer to! Includes some entertainment, history, authors and more.
Difficult (10 qns)
finlady
5577 plays
24
Which Year Was it?

How good are you with dates? Here's a little quiz to test your retro knowledge. Good Luck!
Difficult (10 qns)
amtrakman
3021 plays
25
A Bit of Nostalgia - The Letter People !

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 (25 qns)
molarman2276
1485 plays
26
When Did It Happen?

To do this quiz you need to choose the year in which the events happened. It's simple.
Difficult (10 qns)
ilovepuppies
1794 plays
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