Only a Boomer can recognize all these shapes

What are these silhouettes!?

No, this is not an ink-blot personality test. These shapes are very specific things. You probably had to live through the 1960s and 1970s to recognize them all.

They range from edible items to cartoon characters to toys to gadgets. Take your best guess!

  1. What is this?
  2. What was this used for in a school?
  3. What kind of food came in this container?
  4. Where would you find this quirky character?
  5. Which shampoo came in this bottle?
  6. Who manufactured this gadget?
  7. Who are these two?
  8. What was this little fellow helping sell?
  9. What is this?
  10. What toys is being played with here?
  11. What is this toy doing?
  12. Where would you find this contraption?
  13. What was the flavor of this snack?
  14. What is this?
  15. Finally, what was this funky footwear called?

Only a Boomer can recognize all these shapes

Your Result...

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque nec ante ipsum. Mauris viverra, urna et porta sagittis, lorem diam dapibus diam, et lacinia libero quam id risus.
 
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Czarpaul 6 days ago
14 of 15 and I am Gen X (I remember somethings from my grandpas house). I had to guess on the shoe and I guessed wrong. I had NO idea so I tried the clogs.
Hogansucks1 6 days ago
11 out of 15- Now I have to search online for a couple full sets of the ‘Little Green Army Men’ ! Man, me and my Brother and Sister used to have a blast with those for hours on end- and Lincoln Logs too !!! 😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊. Good memories 😏
120766 15 days ago
12 correct. I remember quips cereal.
Irish 24 days ago
Missed the drive in shape. Thought it was salon hair dryers.
MisterC62 24 days ago
I was born in 1962, and I got 14 of 15 correct (the one I got wrong was the ice cream in a miniature baseball helmet).

Doing a quiz like this makes me feel much older than my 57 years but it’s pretty awesome that at least my long-term memory is still percolating right along!

Which remind me...does anyone remember what a percolator is??? 😉
Vixensmom MisterC62 21 days ago
I had an electric percolater!
Hogansucks1 MisterC62 6 days ago
Yep, we had one made out of tempered clear glass! Also-remember the Real Steel Tonka toys ? Man- good stuff, good memories 😋
KeithARies 6 months ago
l have NEVER been to Baskin Robbins in my Life! (it "kinda" looked like the smallest of the Battleship board-game pieces to me)!. just on a WILD guess l was gonna say ice-cream in a helmet, but it seemed too 0bvious. 0h Well.
LindaWilliams 6 months ago
Only a Boomer can recognize all these shapes
You got 13 out of 15
Hooray! You know the A's to these Q's!
JERRY6 6 months ago
12 of 15 not bad nissed the taperecorder i put movie player
leebillyold 6 months ago
15/15.... Kobe miss you....so sad...
MrBill 6 months ago
11/15; missed 5,8,9 & 15. Blew the Speedy Alka-Seltzer question and did not know the others and guessed wrong.
geisler2 6 months ago
i think i got 4 answers wrong it never gave me my score.
leebillyold geisler2 6 months ago
may have skipped answering some, happened to me, and went back and answered.
DerekBird 6 months ago
You got 14 out of 15
Hooray! You know the A's to these Q's!
EmBee 6 months ago
I work at a baseball stadium and they STILL sell ice cream in mini helmet.
Hogansucks1 EmBee 6 days ago
Not anymore 🤣🤪(sorry) couldn’t help myself.
RicksMeTV 6 months ago
On the west coast of Canada we had "Roots"... Originally shoes with negative heel. . . Now a HUGE sportswear / Backpack line. . . What year did the Earth Shoe first appear?
Brian RicksMeTV 6 months ago
I remember Earth Shoes were big at my high school starting in 1975, but then we probably trailed the rest of the country when it came to fads. Before the Earth Shoe craze we guys wore platform shoes in the early 70s... talk about extremes!
ChrisKadar 6 months ago
They don’t look like earth shoes!
CathyE ChrisKadar 24 days ago
The Earth Shoes of the 70s were a little different than today's. The selling point was it was supposed to be like walking in sand..with heel lower than than your toes. It had the same wide toe bed as today..and was all leather with laces. Mine was a natural saddle leather color...and i wore them everywhere as a kid...even camping! Couldn't destroy em'. They came in regular shoe box put into a drawstring burlap bag.
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