Liz Erk (lizerk) wrote,
Liz Erk

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This is probably the BEST list I've ever read!

(I put a + next to each on that applies to me. The amount is scary...)

You know you grew up in the '80s if...

* You ever ended your sentence with "psych" +
* You solved the Rubics peeling off the stickers (oh shut
up, you know we all did it!)
* You watched the pound puppies +
* You can sing the rap to "the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
* You wore biker shorts under your skirts and felt stylish
* You yearned to be a member of the Baby-Sitters Club and tried to
start a club of your own. (amen) +
* You owned those little Strawberry Shortcake scented dolls +
* You know what 'Whoa' means from Blossom +
* Three words: M.C. Hammer +
* You thought it would be great to have a friend named "boner"
* You can sing the entire theme song to "Duck Tales" +
* If you played the chipmunks Christmas album all year long! +
* The crypt keeper really freaked you out +
* Remember reading Kool-Aid man comics +
* You ever watched Fraggle Rock +
* You had plastic streamers on the handle bars of your bike +
* When it was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch
cartoons ++++
* You wore a pony tail to the side of your head +++++
* You saw the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the big screen +
* You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class
at school
* You made your mom buy you one of those clips that would hold your
shirt in a knot on the side (lol, what the hell was that?!) +
* "Whatcha talking about Willis?!?!" +
* You played the game "Mash" with friends at school
* You wore a Jordache jean jacket and you were proud of it +
* L.A. GEAR +
* Your mother wouldn't let you have garbage pail kids (my mom actually bought them for me++)
* You wanted to change your name to "Jem" in Kindergarten + (I wanted to be a MisFit)
* You remember reading "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" and
all the Ramona books ++++
* You know the profound meaning of "Wax on, Wax off" +
* You wanted to be a Goonie +
* You ever wore fluorescent, neon if you will, clothing ++++
* You wanted to be on StarSearch +
* You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell
off. +
* You took Lunch pales to school <---- what was this? I took a Smurf lunchbox
* You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf +
* You remember the craze, and then banning of slap bracelets ++
* You still get the urge to use "NOT" at the end of every statement you
make +
* You remember Hypercolor T-shirts + (those were gross)
* Barbie and the Rockers was your favorite band ++++++++++++++++++
* You remember Punky Brewster ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
* You loved Howard the Duck
* You thought Sheera and He-man should hook up ++ (I think I secretly has a crush on She-Ra)
* You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you
exchanged "friendship bracelets" +
* You ever owned a pair of Jelly Shoes +
* After you saw Pee-Wee's Big Adventure you couldn't stop saying "I know
you are but what am I?" ++
* You remember "I've fallen...and I can't get up!" ++
* You remember going to the skating rink before there were inline
skates +++++++++++++++++
* You ever got seriously injured on a slip and slide +++++++
* You know not to mix poprocks and soda +
* You have played with a 'skip-it' +
* You had or went to a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheeses with the
singing rat and that purple thing "when i say Happy you say
Birthday...Happy..Birthday ..Happy..Birthday"
* Saved by the Bell was one of your favorite shows +
* You learned oldies songs by watching Alvin and the Chipmunks +
* You had a Glow Worm or watched the cartoons ++
* You remember dancing along with the Bangles in "Walk Like An
Egyptian" ++++++++++++++++++++++
* If you remember Heathcliff the orange cat ++
* You saw the California Raisins Christmas claymation special
* You've gone through this list occasionally saying "That wasn't
from the 80's" +
* You remember Popples +
* DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!!! +
* You wore socks over tights with high-top Reeboks +
* You wore 8 pairs of socks at once, scrunched down (never understood that)
* You remember boom boxes instead of CD players ++
* You remember watching both "Gremlins" movies +++
* slip on vans w/ black and white checkers
* You remember the Transformers ++++
* You had to buy a pair of overalls when everyone started wearing them
* You knew what it meant to say: "Care bear stare!!" and you
had a favorite ++
* You remember Rainbow Bright and My Little Pony Tails ++++++++++++++++++
* You remember watching TV thinking Doogie Howser was hot! +
* You remember Alf, the little furry brown alien from Malmac ++
* You remember the large amounts of hairspray used +++++++++++++++++++++
* You remember those very stylish headbands +
* feathered bangs??!! +
* You remember Eve Garland from Out of this World and how she could stop
time by pressing the tips of her index fingers together and talking to
her dad through a glowing cube in her bedroom +++++
* You remember the beginning of New Kids on the Block +
* You remember watching The Cosby Show +
* You remember Mr. Belvedere +
* You remember Michael J. Fox in Family Ties and Back to the Future +
* You owned an I.O.U shirt +

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