Do You Really Know Boomer Lingo?

Do you think you know baby boomer slang as well as someone who grew up in this generation? It's time to find out! Take these 12 quiz questions and discover your true knowledge of boomer lingo!
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If life is "made in the shade" then it is...
Not going well.
Going great.
Full of ups and downs.
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If you're having "a gas" then you're...
Having a lot of fun.
Stopping for gas.
Eating.
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If someone wanted to "bag" something, what did they want to do?
Steal it.
Borrow it.
Buy it.
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To "bum a smoke" was to...
Buy cigarettes.
Borrow a cigarette.
Give up smoking.
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If someone is "blitzed" then they are...
Drunk
Angry
Crying
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If that new album you bought was "boss" then it was...
A good album
A bad album
Just okay
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If something was in "cherry" condition, what kind of condition was it in?
Mint condition.
Poor condition.
Okay condition.
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Who might have been described as a "chrome dome?"
A car fanatic
A bald guy
A cop
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If someone were "decked out" then they were...
Wearing a scarf
Wearing work clothes
Dressed up
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If someone were to "drop a dime" what were they going to do?
Buy a soda.
Use a payphone.
Buy something expensive.
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To "go steady" was to...
Get married.
Date just one person.
Date around a lot.
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What exactly was a "love bite?"
A hickey.
A promise ring.
A matching tattoo.
Result
Though you might be a boomer, you don't remember slang from the 1950s and 1960s very well just yet! Worry not friend, in taking this quiz you took a much needed trip down memory lane. You can only improve from here!

C+, Boomer Slang Flop

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You are boomer slang savvy! It's not easy to remember the slang of a bygone era, but you've managed to hold on to the best words from this generation. Your memory and knowledge of classic slang is truly impressive!

B+, Boomer Slang Savvy

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a total boomer slang ace! There's no doubt in our minds that you're a baby boomer who grew up using these words on the daily! Your knowledge of boomer slang and the culture of this generation is far too masterful to just be a coincidence.

A+, Boomer Slang Ace

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1
If life is "made in the shade" then it is...
Not going well.
Going great.
Full of ups and downs.
2
If you're having "a gas" then you're...
Having a lot of fun.
Stopping for gas.
Eating.
3
If someone wanted to "bag" something, what did they want to do?
Steal it.
Borrow it.
Buy it.
4
To "bum a smoke" was to...
Buy cigarettes.
Borrow a cigarette.
Give up smoking.
5
If someone is "blitzed" then they are...
Drunk
Angry
Crying
6
If that new album you bought was "boss" then it was...
A good album
A bad album
Just okay
7
If something was in "cherry" condition, what kind of condition was it in?
Mint condition.
Poor condition.
Okay condition.
8
Who might have been described as a "chrome dome?"
A car fanatic
A bald guy
A cop
9
If someone were "decked out" then they were...
Wearing a scarf
Wearing work clothes
Dressed up
10
If someone were to "drop a dime" what were they going to do?
Buy a soda.
Use a payphone.
Buy something expensive.
11
To "go steady" was to...
Get married.
Date just one person.
Date around a lot.
12
What exactly was a "love bite?"
A hickey.
A promise ring.
A matching tattoo.