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Disturbing Foods That Our Boomer Parents Used To Eat

Could you classify any of this as actual food? We can't, but apparently a lot of people did back in the day. If your Boomer parents ever try to tell you how much better life was back then, just hit 'em with an "OK Boomer" and show them this gallery of horrifying foods from the mid-twentieth century that will almost certainly make your stomach churn. Bring on the jello.

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Roundup Of Nostalgic Pics Straight From The Good Ol' Days

Chances are, you'll probably recognize at least some of these things from your childhood days of staying at your grandparents' house - we certainly did. Definitely brings back those fond memories of opening up the basement closet and finding some of the toys and games your parents used to play with. A lot of this stuff you probably even forgot existed, so get ready for a major nostalgia trip!

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'Waiting For Dad' Is The Ominous Vintage Meme You Didn't Know You Needed

We've all seen this meme, entitled "Waiting For Dad," floating around the internet quite a bit by now, but you probably didn't know that it stems from an advertisement for Arrow Casual Wear in LIFE Magazine from 1954 that has since been edited to include the family menacingly brandishing knives. A lot of stuff from the 1950s was pretty WTF anyway, so it seems fitting that people started editing this meme to be a little more dark!

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Tumblr Post About Disgusting Recipes Will Make You REALLY Glad You Don't Live In The '50s

In case you're a person who's ever (for some reason) longed for the values and morals of the 1950s, just take a scroll through this Tumblr thread about some of the disturbing monstrosities that people used to call "food."

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40+ Super F*cked Up Vintage Ads You Won't Believe Existed

Clearly we've got a way to go when it comes to social justice and women's rights, but in years past women were held to nearly impossible standards of beauty and etiquette that seems outlandish in today's world. you won't believe how utterly messed up these old-school ads are! 

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COMPUTING in the 50s it really was a series of tubes

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MATING IN THE 50'S it's amazing the species didn't die out

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THE FUTURE it was so much cooler in the past