Baby Boomers: Can We Guess What You Wanted Most for Christmas as a Kid?

By: Mark Lichtenstein
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About This Quiz

The world has changed a lot since you were a child, and part of those changes are the changes to the toys kids pine for around the holidays. Do you think we can guess what you wanted for Christmas as a kid?

How dorky were you?

What weather suited you?

Did you like going outside?

Did you like playing with other kids?

Did you like science?

Did you like school?

Did you aim to communicate?

Were you adventurous?

Did you care if other kids were jealous?

How much of a show-off were you?

Did you dream big?

Were you allowed to play unsupervised?

If you played outside, where did you like to play?

If you played inside, where did you like to play?

Did you shun anything without an on switch?

How modern were you?

Did you like to share?

Were you the one to defy a stereotype?

Did you long to hurry up and grow up?

Were you the sort of kid who already knew what career you wanted?

Were you ever likely to need to run away from anyone?

Did you like to take responsibility for yourself?

Were you precocious?

Were you sociable?

What was your favorite subject in school?

What was your least favorite subject in school?

Did you like to read on your own?

Did you like to mend things with your own hands?

Did you live in the city, suburbs, or countryside?

Did you have a dog?

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