Sep 14, 2005

80 Reasons, You Know You Were Like Totally Raised in the 80's...

1. TWO WORDS: Hammer Pants
2. Barbie and the Rockers was your favorite band.
3. You watched the Pound Puppies.
4. You remember Popples
5. You owned those lil' Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.
6. You had Rainbow Brite and all her little different colored furry friends
7. How about the first animated toys "Teddy Ruxpin" and "Cricket"
8. Remember making fun of "My Buddy" and "Kid Sister"
10. Does anyone remember Punky Brewster and Pippi Longstalking?
11. You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.
12. Legos and Transformers "Robots in Disguise"
13. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock ".
14. You can sing the entire theme song to "DuckTales " (Woo ooh!)
15. When it was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.
16. You thought She-ra (Princess of Power!) and He-Man should hook up.
17. You remember things like Mr. Wizard, and Nickelodeon's Double Dare and You Can't Do That On Television.
18. After you saw Pee-Wee's Big Adventure you kept saying "I know youare, but what am I? "
19. You had or attended a birthday party at McDonalds or ShowBiz Pizza.
20. You saw the original "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles " on the big screen, and still know the turtles names.
21. You wanted to be a Goonie.
22. You remember watching both "Gremlins " "GhostBusters" and "E.T." movies.
23. Let's not forget "Howard the Duck" and "Beetlejuice"
24. Pet Cemetary and Freddy Kruger scared the pee out of you!
25. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.
26. Your family nights around the T.V. with your Parents included Full House, Family Matters, America's Funniest Home Videos, and In Living Color.
27. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Belair " ....and can dothe Carlton". And who could forget "Parents Just Don't Understand" and "Summer, Summer, Summer Time...
28. You thought Kirk Cameron(Growing Pains), Michael J. Fox (Family Ties and Back to the Future) Doogie Howser/Samantha Micelli (Who's the Boss) was hot.
29. You knew all the characters names and their life stories on "SavedBy the Bell ", the ORIGINAL class.
30. You used to (and probably still do) say "What you talkin' about Willis?"
31. You know that "WOAH " comes from Joey on Blossom
32. Your first soap opera was Beverly Hills 90210
33. You remember watching Magic vs. Bird.
34. Watching Reading Rainbow at School
35. You wanted to change your name to "JEM " in Kindergarten. (She'struly outrageous.)
36. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at school.
37. You yearned to be a member of the Baby-sitters club and tried to start a club of your own.
38. You remember reading "Tales of a fourth grade nothing" and all the Ramona books.
39. You played the game "MASH " (Mansion, Apartment, Shack, House)
40. You took lunch boxes to school... and traded Garbage Pal Kids in the schoolyard.
41. "Ice Ice Baby"
42. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars... and "spokey-dokes"or playing cards on your spokes for that incredible sound effect.
43. You made Kooty Catchers, the piece of paper that was folded up so that the girls would ask you to pick a number and count while pinching their fingers back and forth to unfold the flap and read what was underneath to seal your fate!
44. You made paper footballs to launch at your friends to pass the time in school.
45. You remember Crystal Pepsi and how cool it was to pop the tabs off the pop tabs, with or without the holes filled!
46. Girls wore spandex shorts under their skirts and felt stylishly sexy, Or heck even by themselves with an oversized t-shirt.
47. Umbro
48. You wore a ponytail on the side of your head.
49. You had those plastic link charm necklaces that you bought seperate charms like little fruits, bicycles, sunglasses to clip on to'em.
50. You know the profound meaning of "WAX ON, WAX OFF "
51. You ever owned a pair of Jelly-Shoes. (and like 24, probably in neon colors, too)
52. And girls, we couldn't twirl that baton to save our soul, but we had one, cause to watch that glitter go up and down was soooo cool.
53. You ever got seriously injured on a Slip and Slide.
54. You have ever played with a Skip-It.
55. You owned a banana clip
56. You wore more than one Swatch watch, and turned down so that you had to flip your wrist to see what time it was.
57. You remember the CRAZE, then the BANNING of slap bracelets.
58. You ever wore fluorescent clothing. (some of us... head-to-toe)
59. You thought your childhood friends would never leave you because you exchanged handmade friendship bracelets.
60. You made your mom buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt in a knot on
the side.
61. You remember boom boxes.. and walking around with one on your shoulder like you were all that.
62. Your shirts had to be 5 sizes too big, and it was a bonus to have one shoulder showing.
63. You wore stonewashed Jordache jean jackets and were proud of it.
64. You remember "I've fallen and I can't get up "
65. L.A. Gear, Z. Cavarichi, Guess, Pepe....need I say more...
66. You tight rolled your jeans.
67. You wore like, EIGHT pairs of socks all different colors scrunched over tights or tight rolled jeans with high top Reeboks.
68. The Clapper "Clap On, Clap Off"
69. You remember "Where's the Beef?
70. You had a mullet!
71. You remember the comeback of overalls, but to make them cool you had to leave one strap down.
72. You remember Hypercolor t-shirts.
73. You remember going to the skating rink before there were inline skates.
74. You had big hair and you knew how to use it.
75. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off and his cheeks shifted.
76. "Like Totally." (Valley Girl)
77. You know all the words to Bon Jovi - SHOT THROUGH THE HEART.
78. You just sang those words to yourself.
79. Madonna
80. You've ever ended a sentence with the words "PSYCHE " and "NOT".

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