Hello and welcome to the latest Am I Senile Yet? quiz. This time it’s an informal, no pressure measurement of your powers of observation. Look at the picture above for a couple of minutes and then go to the questions and click on an answer. Try to complete the AISY? quiz in 10 minutes. You don’t want to spend all day on this.
- About how old is the man in the picture? (A) Over 60. (B) Over 70. (C) Older than dirt.
- How much do you think that chair cost when it was new? (A) Over $60. (B) Under $60. (C) Whatever it was, it was too much.
- What’s printed on his sweatshirt? (A) Hank Bauer. (B) Eliot Spitzer. (C) Eddie Bauer.
- Which hand is he holding in the air? (A) Right. (B) Left. (C) It looks like all three to me.
- What’s that red thing on the house over the man’s left shoulder? (A) A fire extinguisher. (B) A mail box. (C) A Redbox movie rental bin.
- If your husband or a male friend dressed like this, how would you describe his attire? (A) Business casual. (B) Messy casual. (C) Pathetic.
- What do you think of the man’s posture? (A) Normal. (B) Slouchy. (C) Old school.
- Why do you think the front door is wide open? (A) They were planning to put more trash on the curb. (B) The delivery man from the liquor store was still inside. (C) The man’s wife was negotiating with a lady who wanted to buy both the chair and the lump in it.
- What do you think of the man’s shoes? (A) He seems to be wearing two left shoes. (B) Those heavy, clunky things haven’t been in style for 15 to 20 years. (C) They have laces and he doesn’t seem to be the type of guy who would know how to tie them.
- After looking at the yard, what are your impressions? (A) They apparently don’t own a rake. (B) These are the kind of sloppy people who give the suburbs a bad name. (C) If the bushes were taller, they could have hidden this old guy behind them.
Our next AISY? quiz, in September, will be on whether we seniors would have found “The Canterbury Tales” more interesting in high school if they had been sung by the Everly Brothers.
(Picture taken with a telephone camera, courtesy of Jack McCoy. Visit his blog http://jackmccoyphotography.blogspot.com/ )
(Posted July 12, 2012)