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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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Travel1st
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mimeograph machines
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carbon paper
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Velcro
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2014 2:32:23 PM

Captain Kangaroo

[Edited by: Travel1st at 10/28/2014 2:33:48 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2014 11:18:21 AM

Kukla, Fran & Ollie
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Polio Vaccines
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Shag rugs
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Pole Lamps
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Bic lighters
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Party Lines
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Soupy Sales
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Soda Jerks
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Gas pump jockeys.
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Nash Ramblers
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 12:32:10 PM

cracker ball fireworks (not to be confused with crackering ball fireworks)...looks like Trix cereal, explodes when dropped
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 10:45:00 AM

Hanging your washed clothes outside on a clothes line.



[Edited by: 8_Ball2014 at 10/23/2014 10:46:14 AM EST]
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 3:13:08 AM

View Master
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 12:54:18 PM

Geritol
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Studebaker cars
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wax lips

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Ink Wells
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Beatniks
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Nash Rambler
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fly paper
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DeSoto cars
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 3:54:55 PM

Tang. Space program's orange juice.
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 6:19:52 AM

tubed tires
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 3:01:49 PM

Bias ply tires.
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 8:19:30 PM

Looney Tunes cartoons
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 9:02:59 AM

penny candy
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 10:20:33 PM

two tone paint jobs

[Edited by: hoofharted at 10/13/2014 10:21:12 PM EST]
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Edsels
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 7:04:23 AM

Candy Cigarettes
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 5:59:00 AM

pop-it beads
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 5:58:36 AM

hula hoop
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2014 5:28:40 AM

party lines
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 4:51:34 PM

Test Patterns
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2014 7:17:23 AM

milk powder
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 3:39:41 AM

The Lone Ranger
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Yo Yo's
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 6:35:53 AM

1957 - Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 6:26:10 AM

pomade
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 12:32:38 AM

TV went off the air each night.
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2014 8:34:43 PM

TV Guide
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2014 7:49:56 PM

PF Flyers

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2014 8:33:49 AM

Kids game called "kick the can"
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2014 1:32:56 PM

The Rebel
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2014 5:31:24 AM

Cinnamon tooth picks.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 2:20:31 PM

onion gum
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 7:16:58 AM

Hi-C fruit drink.

[Edited by: 8_Ball2014 at 10/6/2014 7:17:39 AM EST]
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