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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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BCNU
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The Gabby Hayes Show
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Sea Hunt
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t-w
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Concentration
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gpartrid
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2014 12:11:18 PM

"Ditto" copies

I don't know anyone who didn't like to sniff them. :-)

[Edited by: gpartrid at 11/26/2014 12:12:39 PM EST]
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JoeKing
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The Folgers Lady (Mrs Olson)
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Pin setters
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Carhops
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corn shocks
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Spin the bottle.
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sock hops
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ink blotters
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Ink Wells
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Roller Skating Rinks




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77 Sunset Strip
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Route 66
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Mitch Miller
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drink cans without pull tabs or push tabs if you're in Oregon
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Lockheed L-188 Electra
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Father Knows Best
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I Love Lucy
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 9:59:53 PM


cinnamon toothpicks



( you made your own with a small bottle of cinnamon oil and round toothpicks )
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Fallout Shelters
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Black & White TV Shows
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soda fountains
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Root Beer Phosphates


[ http://www.cooksinfo.com/phosphates ]

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Bambi
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Coon Skin Caps
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Howdy Doody
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Roy Rogers Show
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Sky King


[ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sky_King ]


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Dragnet
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Public phone booths, calls for 5 cents.
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4 for a penny jawbreakers.
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Heckle and Jeckle
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Tom Terrific


[ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Terrific ]

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Romper room
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Elephant pink popcorn.
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Whirlybirds
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t-w
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 9:51:01 PM


The Ruff and Reddy Show

[ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ruff_and_Reddy_Show ]



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Hula Hoop
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goldieolds
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Pez candies
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goldieolds
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Name That Tune
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 1:52:24 PM

TV sign off at night, usually around midnight.
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 8:22:52 AM

Rolls of caps for your cap gun.
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t-w
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 10:50:36 PM


Flexible Flyer (steel runner sled)

[ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flexible_flyer ]

(which I slid off of when hitting a dry patch and still have the chipped tooth to this day :)

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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 10:25:01 PM

Wax lips

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t-w
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 11:53:40 PM


Ted Mac and the Original Amateur Hour

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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 9:00:12 AM

Waiting 5 minutes for the TV to warm up.
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 9:07:41 PM

Wagon Train
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 12:32:57 PM

Hardy Boys - Parker Stevenson and Shaun Cassidy
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