Friday, January 19, 2007

 

The 80's: Trip Down Memory Lane


My friend, Deb sent me the following on email and it truly reflects some very vivid memories of growing up in the 80's... here is the tribute:


















You Know You Grew Up In the 80's if:
1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word SIKE.
2. You can sing the rap to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and can do the
Carlton
3. You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey on Blossom
4. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock"
5. It was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.

6. You wore a ponytail on the side of your head.
7. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at
school.
8. You made your mom buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt in
a knot on the side.
9. You played the game "MASH"(Mansion, Apartment, Shelter, House)
10. You wore stonewashed Jordache jean jackets and were proud of it.
11. You know the profound meaning of " WAX ON , WAX OFF"

12. You wanted to be a Goonie.
13. You ever wore fluorescent clothing. (some of us...head-to-toe)
14. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell
off and his cheeks shifted.

15. You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.
16. You took lunch boxes to school...and traded Garbage Pailkids in the
schoolyard.
17. You remember the CRAZE, then the BANNING of slap bracelets.
18. You still get the urge to say "NOT" after every sentence.
19. You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you
exchanged handmade friendship bracelets.
20. You ever owned a pair of Jelly-Shoes.
21. After you saw Pee-Wee's Big Adventure you kept saying "I know you are,
but what am I?"
22. You remember "I've fallen and I can't get up"
23. You remember going to the skating rink before there were inline
skates.
24. You have ever played with a Skip-It.
25. You remember boom boxes and walking around with one on your shoulder
like you were all that.
26. You remember watching both Gremlins movies.

27. You thought Doogie Howser/Samantha Micelli was hot.
28. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.
29. You remember New Kids on the Block when they were cool...and don't
even flinch when people refer to them as "NKOTB".

30. You knew all the characters names and their life stories on "Saved By
The Bell," The ORIGINAL class.
31. You know all the words to Bon Jovi - SHOT THROUGH THE HEART.
32. You just sang those words to yourself.
33. You still sing "We are the World"
34. You tight rolled your jeans.

35. You owned a bannana clip.
36. You remember "Where's the Beef?"
37. You used to (and probably still do)
say "What you talkin' 'bout Willis?"
38. You're still singing shot through the heart in your head, aren't you!

Comments:
Geesh, I got lost on memory lane for a while there myself. Thanks for posting that. It was fun to laugh at all the "80s" stuff again.
 
Gotta love the 80's! :) that was fun to read - funny stuff, thanks for posting it!
see you soon hopefully! :)
 
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