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At one time common items, not now.

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At one time common items, not now.

Postby GordonH » Apr 23rd, 2013, 12:21 pm

Here's a game provide a picture of item that at one time commonly used, which is no longer commonly used. First to tell what item was correctly than provide their own item to be guessed.

I will start with this item:

What was this used for?

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby oneh2obabe » Apr 23rd, 2013, 12:23 pm

Record adapter so 45's could be played.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby GordonH » Apr 23rd, 2013, 12:24 pm

oneh2obabe wrote:To play 45's on the record player.


Yes, what do you have for us.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby oneh2obabe » Apr 23rd, 2013, 12:30 pm

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Apr 23rd, 2013, 2:55 pm

Butter paddles ?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby oneh2obabe » Apr 23rd, 2013, 3:28 pm

That they are ... thank god we don't use them any longer.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Apr 23rd, 2013, 4:10 pm

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » Apr 23rd, 2013, 4:29 pm

Rotary Dial Telephone - and I still use mine. I'd like that nice red one, though.


Do you know what these are?

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Apr 25th, 2013, 12:50 pm

Baby bottles ?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Thinktank » Apr 25th, 2013, 3:04 pm

It's not my turn but I'm going to post
a weird item no one will know what it is.

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » Apr 25th, 2013, 4:07 pm

SmokeOnTheWater wrote:Baby bottles ?


YES! These were called "Infant Feeders". Some had rubber hoses with rubber nipples attached and some just had the nipples attached to the bottles.

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » Apr 25th, 2013, 4:08 pm

Thinktank wrote:It's not my turn but I'm going to post
a weird item no one will know what it is.

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Yeah, riiiight ... I still use those. <insert laughing smiley>
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Apr 25th, 2013, 4:21 pm

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » Apr 25th, 2013, 4:24 pm

OK ... am starting to feel downright ancient here now. I still have one of those and I use it, too, when I have printed forms to fill out. Oh dear <insert rolling eyes smiley>
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby ddiiaanne » Apr 25th, 2013, 4:28 pm

A manual typewriter

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