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km 1
Reply Thu 24 Mar, 2005 01:31 pm
You know you grew up in the 1980's when....
You know what "sike" means.

You know the profound meaning of "Wax on, Wax off."

You know that another name for a keyboard is a "Synthesizer".

You can sing the McDonald's Big Mack, Filet-o-Fish,quarter pounder, French-fry song.
You know who Mr. T is.

You remember the Thundercats and Strawberry Shortcake.

You ever wore fluorescent, neon clothing.

You could breakdance, or wish you could.

You wanted to be The Hulk or Barbie for Halloween.

You Believed that "By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!"

Partying "like it's 1999" seemed SO far away.

You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.

You have had at least one Cabbage patch kid doll.

You knew that knowing is half the battle.

You wanted to be on Star Search.

You can remember Michael Jackson when he was black.

You wore a banana clip at some point during your youth.

You remember the garbage pail kids, and owned some.

You actually thought "Dirty Dancing" was a REALLY good movie.

You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game system.

You owned cassettes.

You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we'd all be living on the moon.

You remember and/or owned any of the Care Bear Glass collection from Pizza Hut or the Muppets glasses from McDonalds.

Poltergeist freaked you out.

You knew who Ben Stein was before you could win his money, "Bueller?"

You carried your lunch to school in a Gremlins, ET, Dukes of Hazzard, Knight Rider, Strawberry Shortcake, My little Pony or A-Team lunch box.

You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf.

You know what leg warmers are and probably had a pair.

You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish.

You wore your Izod shirt with the collar up.

You had a Swatch Watch with the Swatch Guard.

You had so much hair spray in your hair that you could lift a whole
section by pulling one strand.

You remember when Happy Meals came in a box, not a paper bag.

You remember when Saturday Night Live was funny.

You had Wonder Woman or Superman underoos.

You know what a "Push Up" ice cream is.

You had to come in the house when the street lights came on.

You had to change into *play* clothes after school.

You owned, or knew somebody with a Commodore 64.

You hated Scrappy Doo.

You recorded songs off the radio with your boom box.

You wish you had a light saber.

Somehow you still know all the words to songs played on VH1's "Big 80's"
Your arm was full of rubber bracelets.

You have ever said, "Gag me with a spoon."

You have ever wondered what happened to Saturday morning cartoons.

You had to get up to change the channel.

You can still sing 1 to 12 from the Pinball machine on Sesame Street.

Some great memories!!
Honey 1
Reply Fri 25 Mar, 2005 04:42 pm
wow brings back so many memories, I have the fattest grin on my face. Twisted Evil
Reply Wed 30 Mar, 2005 11:40 am
Strawberry shortcake was great but what about Lady lovely locks Smile
Lynn H
Reply Mon 4 Apr, 2005 03:07 am
I had to laugh over the Swatch Guard.

I have the huge grin too. And I still have my Firebird! Oh and I had a full "helmet" of hairspray.....parachute pants.....what memories. Thanks!
Reply Wed 20 Apr, 2005 07:26 pm
Happy meals dont come in a box anymore?

Brought back some great memories---thanks

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