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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2008 8:25:16 AM

Fads, TV Shows, Commercials, What Things Cost etc.
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 2:16:26 AM

The speedy Alka Seltzer commercial.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 6:11:17 AM

Bat Masterson
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 2:31:42 PM

Pin the tail on the donkey game.
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 10:58:50 AM

Coffee Percolators
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 3:54:53 AM

The Defenders
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BowieAL
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 1:06:52 AM



"Our Miss Brooks"
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2014 11:25:15 PM

P F Flyers commercial "see how fast I can run".
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2014 3:57:30 AM

Owl Clocks
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2014 1:40:42 AM

The Virginian
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 3:53:48 AM

Bean bag ashtrays.
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 1:23:39 AM

Bean bag chairs.
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BowieAL
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 12:27:41 AM



Lava lamps
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 12:02:18 AM

Quick Draw McGraw
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 10:49:27 PM

Bryant Gumbel on Today

[Edited by: Travel1st at 9/24/2014 10:51:56 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 9:20:22 AM

"Look up in the sky it's a bird, it's a plane, no it's Superman".
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BowieAL
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 5:23:28 AM


Continental Tire kits on rear bumpers of cars.
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 4:47:24 AM

Black Lights
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 9:51:33 AM

4 for a penny jaw breakers.

[Edited by: JoeKing at 9/23/2014 9:52:18 AM EST]
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 23, 2014 12:56:23 AM

Pick up sticks
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rcsteve23
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 5:48:16 PM

TV tube testing machines in the Grocery or Drug store.
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rcsteve23
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 5:38:37 PM

Bell Bottoms
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Panedi
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 6:51:52 AM

Jan. 7, 1969 ~ U.S. Congress doubles the President salary
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 4:14:42 AM

M Squad
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 4:09:23 AM

Sunbeam Bread
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 4:23:14 AM

Hee Haw
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 3:19:01 AM

The forbidden Iron Lung.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 2:24:16 PM

black and white TV
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 10:09:33 AM

Wax Whistles
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 9:43:18 AM

Meet McGraw
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Panedi
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 5:02:11 AM

Sept. 30, 1970 ~ "New American" Bible published.
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DriverEducGuy
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 10:31:32 PM

Sky King
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DriverEducGuy
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 10:30:52 PM

Winky Dink
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 10:27:16 PM

Handlebar streamers.
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 5:26:08 PM

Shag carpeting.
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 2:21:15 AM

Have Gun Will Travel
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 3:08:02 PM

Avocado kitchen appliances.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 2:19:05 PM

aftermarket turn signals
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 5:51:47 AM

Credit cards being mailed to you without you applying for them...UUUGH
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:07:28 AM

The Fugitive
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:06:11 AM

Lamps that switch on by noise ie. clapping.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 6:41:16 PM

gyroscopes
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 7:25:50 AM

The Lawrence Welk Show
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 9:37:44 PM

Tee shirts with a cigarette pack rolled in the sleeve "guess we thought it looked cool' and they did not get crushed in a pocket.
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 7:56:01 AM

Tires that had tubes.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 11:26:07 PM

People consuming lard by the metric ton.
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 2:34:09 PM

Margarine by the pound in a plastic bag with the color in the middle. We used to fight over who was allowed the kneed the color into the white margarine. Wisconsin being the dairy state it was the only way margarine was sold. Cannot believe we ate that.

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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:01:24 AM

The Honeymooners
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 6:51:47 AM

Cars had 2 keys..
One to open the door & one for the ignition.
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insearchofbw
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 10:42:31 PM

wax lips

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Panedi
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 4:27:30 AM

April 4, 1975 ~ Microsoft Corporation was founded by Bill Gates & Paul Allen
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