Who we were...

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  1. Mr. P

    Mr. P Senior Member

    Aug 5, 2004
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    Compared to what we've become...That's what I see in this.

    From Hollywood Squares show.
    These great questions and answers are from the days when game show

    responses were spontaneous and clever, not scripted and (often) dull

    as they are now.

    Q. Do female frogs croak?

    A. Paul Lynde: "If you hold their little heads under water long enough."

    Q. If you're going to make a parachute jump, at least how high should you be?

    A. Charley Weaver: "Three days of steady drinking should do it."

    Q. True or False, a pea can last as long as 5,000 years.

    A. George Gobel: "Boy, it sure seems that way sometimes.

    Q. You've been having trouble going to sleep. Are you probably a man

    or a woman?

    A Don Knotts: "That's what's been keeping me awake."

    Q. According to Cosmo, if you meet a stranger at ! a party and you

    think that he is attractive, is it okay to come out and ask him if

    he's married?

    A Rose Marie: "No, wait until morning."

    Q. Which of your five senses tends to diminish as you get older?

    A. Charley Weaver: "My sense of decency."

    Q. In Hawaiian, does it take more than three words to say "I Love


    A.Vincent Price: "No, you can say it with a pineapple and a twenty."

    Q. What are "Do It," "I Can Help," and "I Can't Get Enough"?

    A. George Gobel: "I don't know, but it's coming from the next apartment."

    Q. As you grow older, do you tend to gesture more or less with your hands while talking?

    A. Rose Marie: "You ask me one more growing old question Peter, and I'll give you a gesture you'll never forget."

    Q. Paul, why do Hell's Angels wear leather?

    A. "Because chiffon wrinkles too easily."

    Q. Charley, you've just! decided to grow strawberries. Are you going to get any during the fir st year?A. Charley Weaver: "Of course not, I'm too busy growing strawberries."

    Q. In bowling, what's a perfect score?

    A. Rose Marie: "Ralph, the pin boy."

    Q. It is considered in bad taste to discuss two subjects at nudist

    camps. One is politics, what is the other?

    A. Paul Lynde: "Tape measures."

    Q. During a tornado, are you safer in the bedroom or in the closet?

    A. Rose Marie: "Unfortunately Peter, I'm always safe in the bedroom."

    Q. Can boys join the Camp Fire Girls?

    A. Marty Allen: "Only after lights out."

    Q. When you pat a dog on its head he will wag his tail. What will a

    goose do?

    A. Paul Lynde: "Make him bark?"

    Q. If you were pregnant for two years, what would you give birth to?

    A. Paul Lynde: "Whatever it is, it would never be afraid of the dark."

    Q. According to Ann Landers, is there anything wrong with get! ting

    into the habit of kissing a lot of people?

    A. Charley Weaver: "It got me out of the army."

    Q. While visiting China, your tour guide starts shouting "Poo! Poo! Poo!" What does this mean?

    A. George Gobel: "Cattle crossing."

    Q. It is the most abused and neglected part of your body, what is it?

    A. Paul Lynde: "Mine may be abused but it certainly isn't neglected."

    Q. Back in the old days, when Great Grandpa put horseradish on his

    head, what was he trying to do?

    A. George Gobel: "Get it in his mouth."

    Q. Who stays pregnant for a longer period of time, your wife or your


    A. Paul Lynde: "Who told you about my elephant?"

    Q. When a couple have a baby, who is responsible for its sex?

    A. Charley Weaver: "I'll lend him the car, the rest is up to him."

    Q. Jackie Gleason recently revealed that he firmly believes in them
    and has actually seen them on at least two occasions. What are t hey?

    A. Charley Weaver: "His feet"

    Q. According to Ann Landers, what are two things you should never do

    in bed?

    A. Paul Lynde: "Point and laugh."
  2. MissileMan

    MissileMan Senior Member

    Sep 11, 2004
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    I believe I read once that they were given some of the questions ahead of time so they could form their replies. They are still hilarious even if less than spontaneous.

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