You Know Your 80's

You Know You Grew Up In The 80's If...


  1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE".
  2. You watched the Pound Puppies.
  3. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Belair " ...and can do the "Carlton".
  4. Girls wore biker shorts under their skirts and felt stylishly sexy.
  5. You yearned to be a member of the Baby-sitters club and tried to start a club of your own.
  6. You owned those lil' Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.
  7. "WOAH " comes from Joey on Blossom.
  8. Two words: Hammer Pants.
  9. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock ".
  10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars... and "spokey-dokes" or playing cards on your spokes for that incredible sound effect.
  11. You can sing the entire theme song to "Duck Tales ". (Woo ooh!)
  12. You wore a ponytail on the side of your head.
  13. When it was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.
  14. You saw the original "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles " on the big screen... and still know the turtles names.
  15. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at school.
  16. You made your mom buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt in a knot on the side.
  17. You played the game "MASH ". (Mansion, Apartment, Shelter, House)
  18. You wore stonewashed Jordache jean jackets and were proud of it.
  19. L.A. Gear... need I say more.
  20. You wanted to change your name to "JEM " in Kindergarten. (She's truly outrageous)
  21. You remember reading "Tales of a fourth grade nothing " and all the Ramona books.
  22. You know the profound meaning of "WAX ON, WAX OFF".
  23. You wanted to be a Goonie.
  24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing. (some of us... head-to-toe)
  25. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off and his cheeks shifted.
  26. You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.
  27. You took lunch boxes to school... and traded Garbage Pail Kids in the schoolyard.
  28. You remember the CRAZE, then the BANNING of slap bracelets.
  29. You still get the urge to say "NOT " after every sentence.
  30. You remember Hypercolor t-shirts.
  31. Barbie and the Rockers was your favorite band.
  32. You thought She-ra (Princess of Power!) and He-Man should hookup.
  33. You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you exchanged handmade friendship bracelets.
  34. You ever owned a pair of Jelly-Shoes. (and like #24, probably in neon colors, too)
  35. After you saw Pee-Wee's Big Adventure you kept saying "I know you are, but what am I?"
  36. You remember "I've fallen and I can't get up"
  37. You remember going to the skating rink before there were inline skates.
  38. You ever got seriously injured on a Slip and Slide.
  39. You have ever played with a Skip-It.
  40. You had or attended a birthday party at McDonalds.
  41. You've gone through this nodding your head in agreement.
  42. You remember Popples.
  43. "Don't worry, be happy"
  44. You wore like, EIGHT pairs of socks over tights with high top Reeboks.
  45. You wore socks scrunched down (and sometimes still do...getting yelled at by "younger hip" members of the family)
  46. "Miss MARY MACK MACK MACK, all dressed in BLACK BLACK BLACK "
  47. You remember boom boxes. and walking around with one on your shoulder like you were all that.
  48. You remember watching both "Gremlins" movies.
  49. You know what it meant to say "Care Bear Stare!"
  50. You remember watching "Rainbow Bright" and "My Little Pony Tales "
  51. You thought Doogie Howser/Samantha Micelli was hot.
  52. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.
  53. You remember New Kids on the Block when they were cool... and don't even flinch when people refer to them as "NKOTB".
  54. You knew all the characters names and their life stories on "Saved By the Bell ", the ORIGINAL class.
  55. You know all the words to Bon Jovi - SHOT THROUGH THE HEART.
  56. You just sang those words to yourself.
  57. You remember watching Magic vs. Bird.
  58. Homemade Levi shorts. (the shorter the better)
  59. You remember when mullets were cool!
  60. You had a mullet!
  61. You still sing "We are the World"
  62. You tight rolled your jeans.
  63. You owned a bannana clip.
  64. You remember "Where's the Beef?"
  65. You used to (and probably still do) say "What you talkin' about Willis?"
  66. You had big hair and you knew how to use it.
  67. You're still singing shot through the heart in your head,aren't you!
  68. You remember Don Johnson when he was "cool"
  69. You know who shot J.R
  70. You practice getting in and out of your car through the windows
  71. You owned at least one skinny leather tie.
  72. Your first Walkman weighed 10 pounds and was the size of a brick.
  73. If you can "See Better" with sunglasses that have paint splattered all over the lenses.
  74. You watch NYPD Blue thinking, "Well, they're no Crockett and Tubbs, that's for sure".
  75. "Outrageous!" is the term to describe something neat and cool
  76. You had a poster of Bo, Luke & Daisy Duke
  77. There was nothing to question about Bert n' Ernie living together
  78. The feeling in your thumb is only now just returning after holding down the Atari joystick to control the racecar in Enduro Racer
  79. You remember the magazines of song lyrics
  80. If you think Hulk Hogan is the best wrestler of all time.
  81. If the best non-slasher movie in your opinion is An American Werewolf In London.
  82. Two words: The Clapper.
  83. Six words: "This is your brain on drugs."
  84. You want to live in 'the Valley'.
  85. Ferris Bueller was your idol.
  86. You watched 'Star Search' on a regular basis.
  87. You can sing all the words to "One Night in Bangkok" by Murray Head, and now you understand that it is about chess.
  88. If you had an entire wardrobe of Esprit clothing (or coveted one.)
  89. If you know the words to the "Oscar Mayer" theme songs
  90. Your bangs are teased perfectly to 7 inches above the rest of your hair.
  91. Have multi-colored earrings that touch your shoulders
  92. Played Upwords, Boggle or Trivial Pursuit (the original) on a rainy afternoon
  93. You're still bitter that WHAM broke up
  94. You know whose phone number is 867-5309
  95. You drink Diet Coke because Max Headroom told you to
  96. You can feel St. Elmo's fire burnin' in you.
  97. You have the tendency to turn up the collar of your polo shirts
  98. You never go out for a night on the town without frosted blue eyeshadow and feathered bangs
  99. People are constantly gagging you with spoons.
  100. You know all the words to "I'm just a bill, sitting up on Capitol Hill" and "School House Rock."
  101. You still can't believe that Milli Vanilli was deceiving you all that time
  102. Every now and then, you blurt out: "Ooh noo, Mr. Bill!!!"
  103. You still watch things on Beta tapes
  104. You know who Martha Quinn is.
  105. You think David Hasselhoff was awesome in Knight Rider.
  106. You wanted to be "The Hulk" for halloween
  107. A piece of folded paper and two hands could tell your fortune.
  108. Knickers and leg warmers were cool
  109. If you remember Bruce Willis from Moonlighting, not Die Hard
  110. You had ringside seats for Luke and Laura's wedding
  111. You ever had a Dorothy Hammill haircut.
  112. You thought a Commodore 64 was the highest technology available
  113. When you saw luging at the Winter Olympics you poured water down your driveway and tried it yourself.
  114. You want to be "Where Everybody Knows Your Name"
  115. 'A Different World' kicked butt
  116. Remember "Dancin' to a Big Mac at McDonalds!"
  117. You know who played Magnum P.I
  118. One Phrase, "The Plane, The Plane"
  119. You can name at least three members of the Brat Pack
  120. Still wear Wet n' Wild makeup
  121. If your idea of hi-tech toys is still the heat-sensitive color-changing sticker on Transformers
  122. You ever wanted to learn to play "Stairway to Heaven" on the guitar and choreographed "Dancing Queen" by yourself in your room.
  123. You still wear your "Members Only" jacket.
  124. You still have a couple of those barettes made of woven ribbons.
  125. You had snap bracelets
  126. You remember when Pee-Wee wasn't a pervert.
  127. You still think Donkey Kong can beat Mario up
  128. If you still have your scratch-n-sniff sticker collection
  129. If you ever used Lee Press-On Nails
  130. If you wear jelly shoes
  131. If you remember when you heard that drinking soda and eating Pop Rocks would make your stomach explode
  132. You still play with that CASIO SK-1 Keyboard
  133. You're still hoping for a New Kids on the Block reunion tour (which may be happening soon)
  134. You still argue over who was better: Tiffany or Debbie Gibson
  135. Every time you hear the "OH YEAH..." song you think of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
  136. You still watch tapes of Stingray, McGyver, and Airwolf
  137. Leg warmers - need we say more?
  138. Revenge of the Nerds and Fast Times at Ridgemont High were X-rated movies
  139. Madonna was just another female singer
  140. You didn't die from certain physical encounters
  141. STD meant something to do with a car, not something you catch
  142. Crop pants/half-shirts
  143. BIG balls of yarn wrapped around class rings
  144. Day After wasn't a pill - it was a movie
  145. MUSCLE cars (front wheel drive - what was that??)
  146. Vinyl records/cassette tapes/8-tracks (that's pushing it)
  147. Like, anyone have a satin, two-toned zip-up jacket OR Levi's, Calvin Klein & Guess jeans??
  148. CRUISIN on Friday/Saturday nights
  149. Star Wars/The Empire Strikes Back/Return of the Jedi were high tech and you didn't care about Episodes I, II & III (so how many of us went to see them when they came out though??)
  150. BOAT shoes
  151. Raiders of the Lost Ark - E.T. - Ghostbusters - Alien(s) - Beverly Hills Cop - Rainman
  152. When Arnold Schwarzenegger was an actor?