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Hot Rods Fun test to see how well you know your 50's cars...

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by TinShed, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. 100% I used to be able to identify car lights behind me at night trying to I.D. the car if it were a police car or not. But now a days, I can't tell you what most new cars are even while looking at the names.
     
  2. fuzzface
    Joined: Dec 7, 2006
    Posts: 1,278

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    I got 96% , missed 2. I mixed up 2 on the same question as Hotrodprimer but I mixed up the Desoto and the Chrysler though. I took this same test years ago here and I believe I missed the same 2 then. the mercury one I had to dig deep in my mind , 51 wasn't a problem but the rest I had to think for a while first before answering. if asked 1 at a time without the 4 group together I might have missed it then.

    First time years ago, I breezed through this only missing the 2 on the third set but this time had to think a little bit, getting older and don't play with cars as much as I'm in the toilet financially right now. been a few years since I went to a swap meet and used to do 7-10 a year, so I don't get the refresher course every few weeks anymore.
     
  3. Slopok
    Joined: Jan 30, 2012
    Posts: 2,501

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    Got 100% correct. If I'd done that well in school I wouldn't be on the HAMB today. Glad that didn't happen, I like this place.:)
     
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  4. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 17,573

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    from California

    I clicked a wrong button and missed one, otherwise I would have gotten 100. pretty easy since they give you all the answers. it would be more challenging without them.

    it says the average score is 73% , hopefully the HAMB score would be in the 90's at least.


    if you go to the top and click "games" there are more of these auto trivia games on the site.
     
  5. Z06-LITE
    Joined: Nov 13, 2010
    Posts: 156

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    I got 100%, but I am old, born in 1946.
     
  6. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 17,573

    49ratfink
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    from California

    damn, try the Muscle car quiz... I only got 82% on that one :(
     
  7. I missed 4 need to brush up on my MoPars. I was born in 1981,
    Moments
    Of
    Power
    Are
    Rare
    A joke I like cars of all brands! I am not brainwashed!
     
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  8. Gotgas
    Joined: Jul 22, 2004
    Posts: 6,803

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    from DFW USA

    You got 100% (48 right out of 48). The average score is 73%.
    Thanks for playing!

    I ran through it as fast as I could. I found that I was looking for the answer instead of looking for the car. I guess I know those '50s cars pretty well.
     
  9. philo426
    Joined: Sep 20, 2007
    Posts: 1,996

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    I got 98% Lincoln got me!
     
  10. Phillips
    Joined: Oct 26, 2010
    Posts: 1,288

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    Aced but the 52/54 merc was a wild ass guess
     
  11. cheepsk8
    Joined: Sep 5, 2011
    Posts: 549

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    from west ky

    77% sorry to bring the HAMB avg down. Buicks and Pontiacs tripped me up , as well as a bad call or two on the Mopars. I'd like to see a pre war test.
     
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  12. Fulvia
    Joined: Dec 15, 2014
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    I got 44 out of 48. I really don't know hood ornaments. Im only 16, so it's a good score, I guess.
     
  13. arkiehotrods
    Joined: Mar 9, 2006
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    100% but I am 58 and remember thumbing through my grandparents several-decades-long collections of Reader's Digest magazine, looking at car ads. It might be harder if it wasn't multiple guess and one had to identify make and year by writing it in.
     
  14. 100% here. Ya, I remember the 50's, the 60's are the foggy ones.
     
  15. pontiac
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
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    You got 100% (48 right out of 48). The average score is 73%... I guess I did ok for a guy born in 87.
     
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  16. KRB52
    Joined: Jul 9, 2011
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    75%. I'm learning, though.
     
  17. stimpy
    Joined: Apr 16, 2006
    Posts: 3,547

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    74% not bad for a person who was born it the late 60s and was brought up with 1960s cars ( not to many old cars were I lived ) . the packards and kaisers and the Ford s of the 50's are what messed me up .
     
  18. hendelec
    Joined: Aug 23, 2008
    Posts: 103

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    100% I was born in 1955. The Mercurys were tough though.
     
  19. 56 pickupman
    Joined: Mar 8, 2009
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    I got 100% but like Choffman 41 said age dose help and I have own most of them at one one time.
     
  20. ev88f
    Joined: Jan 29, 2010
    Posts: 371

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    96%, got screwed up on the 52/54 Mercs.
     
  21. hot rust
    Joined: Sep 18, 2007
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    96%=46 of 48 darn plymouth and dodge
     
  22. 28-31
    Joined: Jun 16, 2011
    Posts: 72

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    92% -- need to brush up on MOPAR
     
  23. rascal55
    Joined: Aug 24, 2009
    Posts: 154

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    90 % Messed up a couple of early Mopars , but it was fun,
    I am a '49 so it brings back childhood .
     
  24. Dooley
    Joined: May 29, 2002
    Posts: 2,611

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    from Buffalo NY

  25. Barn Hunter
    Joined: Feb 15, 2012
    Posts: 1,310

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    Got 100%. The 52 and 54 Mercs were the only ones I had to really think about.:)
     
  26. v8juice
    Joined: Dec 28, 2013
    Posts: 280

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    83% not bad considering I was born in 99.
     
  27. Dick Stevens
    Joined: Aug 7, 2012
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    I had the same problem, I've never been a fan of the Chyrsler products...that's my story and I'm sticking to it ;)
     
  28. I got 100% but I was born in 45 so it was pretty easy
     
  29. Dick Stevens
    Joined: Aug 7, 2012
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    I'd say that was very good for a youngster such as yourself.
     
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  30. BJR
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 6,235

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    Bringing the Hamb average up! I got 100% But I'm 65 and grew up with those cars.
     

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