Sorry, Millennials, only Boomers will be able to recognize these 11 objects

What the heck is that gizmo?

Gadgets and whatnot all kind of look the same today -- flat, sleek, shiny. Back in the day, there were a lot more knobs and chrome.

Below you will find 11 everyday objects from the 20th century. Well, close-up fragments of them. 

But we think a Boomer will recognize the whole thing from just a part. You probably have to be Gen-X or older to recognize them all!

Try to guess all 11!

  1. What would you do with this object?
  2. Where would you find this object?
  3. What would this black ribbon help you do?
  4. Where would you put these cubes?
    Image: Etsy
  5. What would removing these black plastic tabs do?
  6. What would you clean with this?
  7. Would would you most likely listen to with this?
  8. Where would you find this tennis player?
  9. Where would you find this?
  10. Where would you find this shiny object?
  11. Finally, where would you find all these knobs?

Sorry, Millennials, only Boomers will be able to recognize these 11 objects

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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BradParnell 23 days ago
GenXers would know them all too. I got all 11 and the only one that wasn't all that familiar was the folder.
Dario 24 days ago
A PERFECT 11!!!!! 👌👌👌👌👌👍👍👍👍👍 😁😁😁😁😁
SteveDowell 24 days ago
Nah, I'm a millennial. People forget that the millennials are the generation born between 1981 and 1998. Most of us know what these things are because we were little kids when they were still used.
DerekBird 24 days ago
You got 11 out of 11
You are either a Boomer... or a fan of antiques! Nice work!
ToddHuber 24 days ago
what the hell is a pee chee folder?
nemalki 24 days ago
9 out of 11.

I am neither a boomer nor a millennial.

I'm Generation X. The forgotten generation.
Caretaker245 24 days ago
11/11 no hesitation or second guessing on this one, which is actually rare for me lol
erilaz 9 months ago
I got 10 out of 11, even though I'm early Gen-X (1966) rather than a boomer. The one that zapped me was the car cigarette lighter, since neither I nor my parents ever smoked, so it didn't register in my brain as something you'd find in a car. I do remember the cigarette lighter scene in Heathers very well, though!
Sarasdad91 10 months ago
This is fun. Born a year before 1963, this TV is definitely for ME...
Charles 18 months ago
You got 11 out of 11
You are either a Boomer... or a fan of antiques! Nice work!
Ehsauve 18 months ago
10/11, got nailed by the PeeChee folder
thereal_MarcD Ehsauve 14 months ago
me too! 10/11 and i missed that one, too!
* Me too! And we had those folders! ☺
DavidBarker 19 months ago
You got 11 out of 11
You are either a Boomer... or a fan of antiques! Nice work!
Dasnake 19 months ago
First look at #9 made me think of carburetor choke spring, then looking closer saw the ash residue.
Dasnake 19 months ago
Missed the school folder, I too thought of wheaties.
msglenn Dasnake 18 months ago
me too
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