are you a child of the 80's? I THINK SO

Discussion in 'General' started by IGotTheCottons, Feb 1, 2003.

  1. You are a child of the 80's if...

    1.) Snap bracelets were always getting you in trouble at school.
    2.) You played with "My Little Ponies".
    3.) Friendship bracelets were ties that couldn't be broken.
    4.) You've ever read Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, The Babysitters Club (Say Hello to your friends!), or Sweet Valley High.
    5.) You know all the words to "Ice Ice Baby".
    6.) You wanted to be The Hulk for Halloween.
    7.) You had a crush on one of the New Kids on the Block members.
    8.) You remember the New Kids On The Block.
    9.) You wanted to be on Star Search.
    10.) You had Garbage Pal trading cards
    11.) You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before he had plastic-surgery.
    12.) Heaven forbid you wore one of those t-shirt rings or a scrunchi on one side of your shirt during your youth.
    13.) You were styling with your french rolled pants.
    14.) You wore multiple pairs of socks in the middle of the summer just so you could be "hip"
    15.) You had puff painted your own shirt at least once.
    16.) You owned a doll with 'Xavier Roberts signed on it's butt. Cabbage Patch Kids!
    17.) You knew what Willis was "talkin' 'bout."
    18.) You know the profound meaning of "Wax on, Wax off"
    19.) You were upset when She-ra, Princess of Power, and He-Man cancelled.
    20.)You can remember watching Full House and Saved by the Bell for endless hours, back when they were new episodes.
    21.) You have seen at least 10 episodes of Fraggle Rock.
    22.) You hold a special place in your heart for "Back to the Future."
    23.) You know where to go if you "wanna go where everybody knows your name."
    24.) You wanted to be a Goonie. ("Goonies never say die.")
    25.) You remember Madonna in her cone stage.
    26.) You knew "The Artist" when he was humbly called "Prince."
    27.) You even wore flourescent-neon clothing...
    28.) You could breakdance, or wished you could.
    29.) You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game system.
    30.) You remember M.C. Hammer.
    31.) You can still sing the rap to "Fresh Prince of Bel Air."
    32.) How many of you can recite the theme to Duck tales?
    33.) You own any cassettes.
    34.) You owned a pair of L.A. Gear, Keds, or Converse tennis shoes.
    35.) You carried your lunch to school in a Gremlins or an ET lunchbox.
    36.) You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf. (And how come Baby Smurf never grew up...)
    37.) My Little Pony, Gummy Bears, Transformers, You can't do that on Telivision, Noozles, KIDS Incorperated, Captian Kangroo, Double Dare, and Hey Dude are familiar to you.
    38.) You ever had a Swatch Watch or a Doonie and Burke
    39.) You actually spent countless hours trying to perfect the "Care Bear stare"
    40.) You had Wonder Woman or Superman underoos.
    41.) You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.
    42.) You spent hours in the basement building and re-building Lego cities.
    43.) Do Polly Pockets or Popples ring a bell?
    44.) Big wheels and bicycles with streamers were the way to go.
    45.) With your playschool record player you sang back up to Debbie Gibson.
    46.) "Party like it's 1999" seemed SO far away!!
    47.) You stayed up all night listening to Teddy Rupskin
    48.) Can we say Trapper Keeper?
    49.) Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?
    50.) If you wanted to be on the GLADIATORS!!!
    51.) If you still have a crimper in your bathroom drawer
    52.) If you remember singing Amy Grants "Baby, Baby"
    53.) You owned a indiana jones hat
    54.) You had more than one Star Wars action figure
    55.) You loved your pink jeans, black stretch pants and big loop earings
    56.) If you wanted to pick a lock with a toothbrush just like MacGyver
    57.) You wanted to travel through time on Quantum Leap
    58.) You had at least one Hypercolor shirt
    59.) If you remember when rollerblades were the new thing
    60.) If you learned how to spell mouse from the Mickey Mouse Club theme song.
    61.) You felt like a big girl when your mom bought you GIRL TALK
    62.) You used to wear bright pink slip-ons and jelly shoes
    63.) You used to compare your little brother to Ferguson
    64.) You were scared of the Gremlins
    65.) You remember when Ren and Stimpy was a new show
    66.) Your parents wouldn't let you watch The Simpsons because it was inappropriate
    67.) The Wonder Years was a part of your daily lifestyle
    68.) You had Hotwheel races down your street during the block party
    69.) When MTV was all about Rock Hard videos and BIG hair
    70.) Pee Wee's Play House...Rainbow Brite...Fanny Packs... etc.
    71.) If you can remember when you're "Kid Sister, Kid Sister" seemed so tall...
    72.) Did you keep your hot pink lipstick in a caboodle?
    73.) You could not get enough hair spray on those bangs?
    74.) How many trolls did you have?
    75.) Does "Heros in a half shell" mean anything to you
    76.) Everything was rad, totally awesome, and tubular!!!
    77.) You remember when the original nintendo was the best $100 you could spend
    78.) You wanted to go to the bozo show?
    79.) You remember when there was no Barney
    80.) You can't forget my buddy and Ghost Busters or pogo balls or skip it...
    If you can identify with at least half of these, you are a child of the 80s
  2. HA! That's totally me! I'm so embarrased now, but my 1st grade picture I'm wearing a scrunchie on one side! Those were the days...
  3. half? jesus my entire life growin up just passed me by. every minute that Ive tried to push deep down inside me for the last 12 years has just etched out through my eyes reading that
  4. 21, 31, and 32 are true in every way possible. A lot of the other stuff is too. Weird decade, that one.
  5. Some of that was going on in the late 60's early 70's as well!
  6. The 80s...such a terrible decade. It's like everything between 1974 and 1994 was like a black hole that sucked all the coolness out of life. Now the 60s is a decade that rocked, fast cars and great music. heh...
  7. 81)fun dips
    82)pogo balls
    83)wammy bars!
  8. damn snap braclets
  9. 29.) You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game system.

    still got mine in my room, unfortunately it stopped working years ago :(

    32.) How many of you can recite the theme to Duck tales?

    I have it downloaded for some reason o_O

    41.) You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.

    robots in disguise?

    59.) If you remember when rollerblades were the new thing


    74.) How many trolls did you have?


    I need sleep
  10. Wow, was that a flashback!

    58.) You had at least one Hypercolor shirt

    Hahaha I totally forgot about those...I wore them well into 1992 lol. What about learning the perfection of tight-rolled jeans! Where's my favorite show? Punky Brewster! Have you seen her lately? She's not half bad lookin'. Didn't My Buddy turn into the movie Chucky?

    What a great decade and an age of innocence! Hehe
  11. You have totally summed up the 80's perfectly. I remember soooo many of those things. I lauged until I cried!
  12. yup dats me..... dat list took me like 45 min 2 read cause im sooooooo high rite now!!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. heheheh! the 80s it was a decade of futurism! now when we've finally reached the 2000 what do we have? flying cars? nope. Instead we have a revival of the 60s and 70s music and clothing, and mass paranoia. Sound familiar?
  14. Saw the 90's thread and thought this would be fun to dig up :hello: :D
  15. hah the duck tails theme classic.

    you didnt mention silly string though, that stuff was nice.


    looking over the list for a third time the 80s were soo much better than the 90s+

    i remember rockin my LA gear shoes flashing at night and shit :D

    what ever happened to those good'ol days?

  16. I ask myself that all the time. The world's kinda gone crazy in the last decade or so.
  17. yeah man...80's rocked. Except for my mullet....:D
  18. ha ha ha damn that just brought me threw my child hood pretty much. I can remember a bunch of it real vividly right now.
  19. aw this brings me back soooo much!!!

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