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Old 06-09-07, 03:37 PM   #1
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Enough!! We Need A <50+ Admission Test

ENOUGH!! WE NEED A <50+ ADMISSION TEST

Those <50 who enter the forum (present company excepted, of course) should pass some sort of admissions test to be sure they are properly prepared and of the right mind and attitude for the 50+ Forum.

Herein we will accumulate a series of questions designed to measure just that.

Please post your questions here so they can be assembled into an exam so we can be sure the prospective <50+'ers are fully prepared to participate.

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Old 06-09-07, 03:40 PM   #2
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1. How many grand kids you have at present?
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Do you remember the 60s? (it is a trick question of course)
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How did the Vietnam war started?
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Uh-oh. This is gonna be somethin'.


Do you remember the first color television you or your family had?
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Do you remember when only theaters and grocery stores were air-conditioned? And everyone else had ceiling or rotating fans?
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Old 06-09-07, 03:47 PM   #7
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Place these in the proper order:

1. Frozen vegetables

2. 10 speed bicycles

3. The Interstate Highway system

4. Bay of Pigs

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Do you remember when only theaters and grocery stores were air-conditioned? And everyone else had ceiling or rotating fans?
Say What? I think you failed the test.

All we had were hand fans one used in church.
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What were you doing when JFK was shot? Minus 10 points if you didn't exist...
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Frozen vegs. interstate. 10 speeds. Bay of Pigs, that order
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Who is Diego Garcia?
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Say What? I think you failed the test.

All we had were hand fans one used in church.
Explain how to make a hand fan from a sheet of paper...
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Red Baron, I wasn't thinking of a church as a commercial establishment. Here in NC, hand-held fans were all that existed, too. And all the ladies wore hats and gloves.

Have you ever handplanted tobacco off of a sled pulled along by a tractor?
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I was at an LBS, deciding between a Raleigh and a Frejus. I ended-upwith a Roll Fast.
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Given a choice, would you post to the 50+ forum:

1. A serious thread about bicycling

2. A funny thread about bicycling

3. A request for a grocery list?
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Red Baron, I wasn't thinking of a church as a commercial establishment. Here in NC, hand-held fans were all that existed, too. And all the ladies wore hats and gloves.

Have you ever handplanted tobacco off of a sled pulled along by a tractor?
I have hand planted teak seedlings from a crate I carried 1 kilometers up hill - does that count?
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Which is the best bicycle phrase:

"Jes Sayin"

or

"Word?"
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All threads in the 50+ forum must devolve into:

1. Pie!
2. Digital Gee pondering a new bike
3. Grandkids
4 All the above
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Do step-grandkids count? And having to put on +2's from the drugstore to eat dinner in a low-light restaurant?
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I don't have grandkids but it is my kids fault- they are plenty OLD enough to have kids. Of course, I am not old enough yet to be a grandfather which might explain the delay...
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The goal of 50+ bicycling is:

1. To get to the other side

2. To write funny things on the 50+ forum

3. To get your picture in the Rogue's Gallery

or

4. All of the above.
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Pshaw - you are disqualified DnverFox, a careful reading of the archives will tell you that the real goal is to not fall over in front of a pretty girl when you first start using clipless pedals.
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Pffbbbt! *snort* Sorry, I just coughed some prune juice through my nose. CRTD, you have several years on me, and I'm old enough to be a grandmother! You're not naggin' hard enough.
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Everyone here know who Don Budge was?
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Pffbbbt! *snort* Sorry, I just coughed some prune juice through my nose. CRTD, you have several years on me, and I'm old enough to be a grandmother! You're not naggin' hard enough.
I will consider it a major compliment that I made you snort prune juice...
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