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See if you qualify for NBLB (No Boomer Left Behind)

So, maybe you are wondering if in fact you qualify for the Boomer definition referenced in the last post. Not sure? No problem. What truer evaluation than a test: you’ve heard of No Child Left Behind (NCLB): what about No Boomer Left Behind (NBLB).
Normally, the test is quite a bit longer than this: this is the abridged version---the entire test is available in our book, WHEN I'M 64. So find your bifocals, go to the bathroom, and find a comfy spot on that Barco-lounger. Remember, Rosemary Woods is taping this. 1.Give yourself a point if you can sing the theme song from I Love Lucy, Leave it to Beaver, and My Three Sons. 2.1 point: You can name 3 members of Monty Python and to this day as soon as you hear the word “lumberjack” you burst into song. 3.You can name the first music you bought: add 2 points if it was a tape, 4 points if it was an album, 6 points if it was a 45. 4.1 point: Identify the movies that produced these quotes: “Paulie: leave the gun; get the cannolis.” “Double Secre…