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Are You A 1980s Preppy?

Being preppy is more than just being rich. It's a way of life.

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The Official Preppy Handbook was released in 1980 to explain and satirize what you need to know in order to be part of the WASP elite.

Looking and acting like a Prep is not restricted to an elite minority, according to the handbook. In a true democracy everyone can live in Connecticut. So it's only fair to ask - are you a legit 1980s preppy?

  1. 1. What would you nickname your daughter?

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    Bunny
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    Bitsy
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    Emma
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    Olivia
  2. 2. What would you nickname your son?

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    Noah
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    Bif
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    Trip
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    Liam
  3. 3. Understatement is essential: What is appropriate lighting for your home?

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    Table Lamps
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    Track Lighting
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    Candles
  4. 4. The right pet is as important as the right polo shirt: What is the preferred breed?

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    Irish Setter
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    Beagle
  5. 5. What author will help guide you to the world of prep adulthood?

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald
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    Ernest Hemingway
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    George Plimpton
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    Gabriel García Márquez
  6. 6. All preps are athletes - it readies them for the world of competition: Which sport do you play?

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    Basketball
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    Tennis
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    I prefer literature
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    Squash
  7. 7. Do you use "summer" as a verb?

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    Yes
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    No
  8. 8. Preppies, like everyone in college, must have a major.

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    Sociology
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    History
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    Comparative Literature
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    English
  9. 9. A preppy must have a profession despite daddy's money.

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    Lawyer
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    Account Manager
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    Philanthropist
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    Accountant
  10. 10. What is your favorite fabric for clothing?

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    Flannel
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    Madras
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    Polyester
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    Linen
  11. 11. Is it tasteful to monogram your turtlenecks?

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    Yes
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    No
  12. 12. Is it tasteful to monogram your cashmere scarves?

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    Yes
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    No
  13. 13. Who is your female style icon?

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    Mummy
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    Audrey Hepburn
  14. 14. Should men wear socks with loafers?

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    Yes
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    No
  15. 15. A preppy can't buy clothes from just any store: Where do you shop?

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    L.L. Bean
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    Abercrombie and Fitch
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    Brooks Brothers
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    American Eagle
  16. 16. There are only two socially acceptable reasons to throw dinner parties:

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    To pay back and to pursue
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    To dine and entertain
  17. 17. What do you drink while brunching?

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    Coffee
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    Bloody Mary
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    Tea
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    Water
  18. 18. When you find a suitable partner, how long will your wedding last?

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    One afternoon
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    One full day
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    One weekend
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    Nuptial ceremonies are low class
  19. 19. Preppies must dedicate themselves to leisure: what is your hobby?

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    Car repair
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    Collecting Steuben glass
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    Yoga
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    Bird watching
  20. 20. Entrance into prepdom requires a common sensibility. What word best describes you?

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    Sarcasm
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    Kind
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    Studious
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    Ennui
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