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The Pre-1950's Fad Quiz

Can you believe your grandparents were into this stuff? How many of these pre-1950s fads did they tell you about?
Last updated: August 28, 2012
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Oversized outfit for a 20's/30's fashion plate
Zoot suits
Often referred to as "philately"
Stamp collecting
High-altitude display of endurance
Flagpole sitting
Classic hat worn by Bogart or Capone
Fedoras
Cutting a rug---for days on end...
Dance marathons
Flapper character who says "Boop oop a doop"
Betty Boop
Ingesting gilded sushi?
Swallowing goldfish
Real-estate-based board game
Monopoly
Black ball with all the answers
Magic 8-Ball
He wasn't really here, but you saw this everywhere
Kilroy was here!
Chinese matching tile game
Mah-jongg
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Prohibition-era saloons
Speakeasies
All you need is a putter, a ball, and a scorecard
Miniature golf
1920's animal coat for "Joe College"
Raccoon coats
Girls with short hair & skirts in t/20s
Flappers
America's favorite pastime
Baseball
Dance craze named after a city
Charleston
Clues might be for 23 across, or 17 down....
Crossword puzzles
Popular magician and escape artist
Harry Houdini
Fibber McGee, Inner Sanctum, etc.
Radio dramas
"Miss America" made these popular
Beauty pageants
The cheaper replacement for buttons
Zippers
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level 75
May 15, 2014
My brain was thinking of higher-altitude displays such as barnstorming or wing-walking. Would you accept those?
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level 75
May 16, 2014
Those are certainly high-altitude displays; but hardly feats of endurance.
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level 48
Jun 2, 2014
Boo...wouldn't take 8-ball or racoon.
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