Thursday, October 30, 2008

you might be a 80's kid if...

- You had a crush on one of the New Kids on the Block members.
- You wanted to be on StarSearch. (Come on, we all did)
- You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off. Or even when he had those freaky eyes in "Thriller" at the end of the video.
- You wore a banana clip or one of those slap on wrist bands at some point during your youth.
- You wore french rolls on the botom of your splatter painted jeans.
- You had slouch socks, and puff painted your own shirt at least once.
- You owned a doll with 'Xavier Roberts' signed on it's butt.
- You knew what Willis was "talkin' 'bout."
- You know the profound meaning of "Wax on, Wax off."
- You can name at least half of the members of the elite "Brat Pack."
- You can remeber watching full house and saved by the bell for endless hours.
- You have seen at least 10 episodes of Fraggle Rock.
- You know that another name for a keyboard is a "Synthesizer."
- You hold a special place in your heart for "Back to the Future."
- You know where to go if you "wanna go where everybody knows your name."
- You thought Molly Ringwald was REALLY cool. (Was there an 80's movie she WASN'T in?)
- You know what "Sike" means.
- You fell victim to 80's fashion: big hair, crimped, combed over to the side, and you wore spandex pants
- You wanted to be a Goonie ("Goonies never say die.")
- You've heard of Garbage Pail Kids.
- You knew "The Artist" when he was humbly called "Prince."
- You actually saw Ted Danson as the MacDaddy he played "Sam" to be.
- You ever wore flourescent -neon if you will clothing...(or nailpolish)
- You could breakdance, or wished you could.
- You know who Max Headroom is.
- You remember when ATARI2 was a state of the art video game system. (Remember Pong)
- You know all the words to "ice ice baby".
- You remember M.C hammer.
- You can still sing the rap to "fresh Prince of BelAir".
- You own any cassettes.
- You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we'd all be living on the moon.
- You remember and/or own any of the CareBear Glass collection from Pizza Hut.
- Poltergeist freaked you out.
- You carried your lunch to school in a Gremlins or an ET lunchbox.
- You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf.
- You wanted to communicate with some being named Cinergy, or you wanted green hair like that lead singer of the Misfits.
- You know what a Doozer is.
- You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish.
- You ever had a Swatch Watch.
- You actually spent countless hours trying to perfect the
care-bear stare.
- You had a crush on one of the Coreys (Haim or Feldman).
- You remember when Saturday Night Live was funny.
- You had WonderWoman or Superman underoos.
- You wanted to be The Hulk for Halloween.
- You Believed that "By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!"
- You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.
- You know what a "Whammee" is. ("No Whammy, no whammy, stop!!")
- Partying "like it's 1999" seemed SO far away.
You ever had to turn your wrist over to look at your watch
- You wanted to go to Kokomo, or maybe Aruba, Jamaca....
- You ever mismatched your clothes in a vain attempt to emulate "Punky Brewster"
- You ever wore "Jellies"
- You remember when a singer having only one big hit was normal
- You remember when it stopped being fashionable to pull your socks up to your knees
- Your mother ever warned you about eating Pop Rocks and drink Coke together
- You know how to tease your bangs straight up
- You can remember what all the fuss over "Scottie dogs" was about
- Mr. Hooper's death on Sesame Street profoundly affected you
- You remember the battle between Macho Man, Hulk Hogan, and Andre the Giant
- Two words: Lite Bright
- You know how to make "Friendship bracelets"
- You used to roller skate everywhere like "Tootie"
- When you see the show "Charmed" you have a hard time seeing Alyssa Milano as anyone else but "Sam"
- You ever laid awake at night in a vain attempt to..."9, 10, never sleep again..."
- You know why you should never feed them after midnight
You used to wear booties (the socks with that funky ball in the back)
- You owned plastic bracelets of all colors
- You had to take part in a slam book
- You wore shorts on top of your sweats in PE class
- You "FEATHERED" your hair
- Owned a jacket like the red one Michael Jackson wore in Thriller
You wore Converse
- You wrote WHAM (or anything else) on your shoes
- You thought growing "a tail" was cool
- Your ponytail was on the side of your head and you thought you were "hip"
- You can still remember how to do M C Hammer's dance
You thought guys with big hair & hawaiian print shirts were cute
- You know who shot JR on Dallas
- You remember when happy meals came in boxes
- You used to watch Webster
- You wanted to be a part of Barbie and the Rockers
- You knew what good toons were before anime
You walked like an Egyptian
- You had to have a Culture Club hat
- You had sunglasses with neon colored sides
- You ever ate C-3PO breakfast cereal
- You remember when ABC showed Schoolhouse Rock shorts in between the cartoons
You remember when all of the "retro" songs commercials were top 40 hits
- You remember when Britney Spears, Christina Aguleria & Justin Timberlake were all members of the Mickey Mouse club, not pop artists
- Your 2 favorite movies are St. Elmo's FIre & The Breakfast Club
- You remember Joan Jett's "I Love Rock N Rock" before Wayne's World 2
- You wore Electric Youth or Tribe perfume
- You remember when magazines had ads for cigarettes.
- You remember when it was "no duh" and not just "duh".

1 comment:

Shalene said...

Hell yeah, slouch socks, puff paint, LA Gears, side ponytails...shit I feel kind of old. lol I still want to get Xavier Roberts tattooed on my ass. ;)