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Were you part of the Pepsi generation?

They are so happy. And it's all thanks to sugar water in vaguely phallus-shaped bottles.

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Back when you could have beer delivered

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“Hey, we're almost out of beer.”

“Better call the Liquor Man.”

What is this guy saying to her?

I guess we would have to know their relationship before we speculate about whether he has a slap coming.

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Sex? No, hair coloring

This ad campaign's signature line might have been mildly risque in its day, but the actual ads were about as modest as you could get.

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Here’s one way to try to sell sneakers

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The security at this airport seems a bit lax. But things were different in 1965.

These might look familiar

How many thousands of hours did you spend looking at a set similar to one of these?

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Beer: The secret to getting out of raking

At least that's what this 1948 ad seems to suggest. All you need is some neighbors coming home with groceries. “Greetings, fellow hat wearer. I've never tasted mass produced lager before. May I come in your house and drink beer while your attractive young wife sizes up my real intentions?”

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