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I Love the 80s

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    Love It - and Hate It a Little Bit - Ahh, the 80s'... the decade I both love and hate. I was a teenager and had the time of my life. The thing I feel the most nostalgic about is...
    Anonna Anonna 36-40, F May 19, 2008

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    I Am a 90s Baby... - but everything about the 80s is so wicked to me. I am wrapped in it's culture, it is insane.
    wewantcowbell wewantcowbell 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    Yeah, Me Too! - I lloved the music.  (My car was in the movie "Flashdance").  I loved my job.  I loved the world.  And I was in love.  I was...
    AyeAye AyeAye 46-50, F 1 Response May 18, 2008

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    I Come From The 80s - Motley Crue was my first taste of glam metal & I loved em,especially Nikki Sixx. I went on to love other 80s glam metal bands...Poison,Rat,Vinnie Vincent...
    bourboncrow76 bourboncrow76 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    ...well. Given my age I suppose I'd have to say this, wouldn't I?? 14 in 1980- so all my formative years were here. From a pubescent Beatles fan- through brief and abortive New...
    jacksee66 jacksee66 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Well, I Enjoy the Rock, Anyway... - The best of the 1980s was definitely the rock music. Aerosmith, Rush, Toto, REO Speedwagon, Survivor, Men at Work, The Police, Sting (going solo...
    rustyguy rustyguy 18-21, M 2 Responses May 18, 2009

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    Love It!!! - I was born in 81 but I still remember growing up that decade better then I remember the 90's, everything I love the most is from then the movies the music, my...
    Calliebaby13 Calliebaby13 31-35, F Jun 1, 2013

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    Stress Relief - Every time I would feel stressed out I'd find a comfortable couch, put on my head phones, close my eyes and listen to my favorite 80's music. Sometimes my mind...
    trojanrider trojanrider 36-40, M Apr 10, 2013

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    Fashion - I don't necessarily think all the '80s trends were cool, but I like the fact that people felt comfortable to express themselves that freely. No one expresses themselves...
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2007

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    I Enjoyed Many of the Event... - I enjoyed many of the events which I encountered during the 80's.
    wlljckm6 wlljckm6 70+ Feb 3, 2009

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    I don't know if I can even describe the anguish I feel every day just not living in the 1980s. I love that period of time so much it's insane. The music, movies, clothing style...
    maddiegraddie maddiegraddie 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Yes I Do - I love the eighties so much, I still get my clothes from there.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 26, 2012

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    The Good About The Cold War During The 1980'S - I am going to start with the election of President Reagan who was not only most responsible for winning the Cold War but also for...
    DELENNIS DELENNIS 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    I Will Admit It.... - It's that "so bad, it's good" kind of love.  I think we always love the period of time when we were transitioning into adulthood, though...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 20, 2009

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    The Video - The music Video came of age as an art form in the 80's. MTV and Michael were the driving forces behind the music video becoming an art form and not just a cheaply made...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Dec 17, 2012

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    The Music! the Hair! the Fashions! - i'm such a sucker for all of it. everything about that awesome decade rocks my world. i'd absolutely love to travel back to it and live through...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 11 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    I Miss the 80's - I miss waking up on a Saturday moring really early just to prepare for myself, a Feast of Feasts.  Now, i a Feast of Feasts is simply some Kellogg's Corn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 20, 2009

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    A Look Back In Time. - I love the music from the 80's, and maybe that's because music helped me get through the 80's. I miss the style of the music, it seems like a lost art. At...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    80s Music - Don get me wrong, there was some great music in the 80. But what marks the eighties music are the overly loud drum machine and the omnipresent synthesizer. I loved...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    Cobra -
    HowAboutNoScott HowAboutNoScott 22-25, M Feb 8, 2012

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    I'm A Fan, Alright - I was born in the late 80s, but because of what I like to call 'decade bleed' and the fact that we had a lot of thrift stuff and hand-me-downs, like Nintendo...
    RagdollTherian RagdollTherian 18-21, F Jun 22, 2010

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    Some Fun Times - I was born in '76 and I mostly remember the end of the 80's really well when I was 12-13 years old. Junior high...What I remember the most was the fashion...
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Just Loved The 80's!! Lol - i know a lot of people look back on the 80's with fear, cos of the hairstyles and fashion and so on, but i loved it!!! i grew up in the 80's, and i just...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    Duran Duran, Madonna and Day-glo - I love the 80s because I was a teen for most of them and I was also a big fan of Duran Duran. There was an air of flamboyance and artistic...
    Lacrymose Lacrymose 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    What 80'S Memorabilia Do You Have? - I will start i have Garbagepail kids GI JOES THundercats masters of the universe 1982 Worlds fair beer 1982 Worlds fair official guide book so...
    jtrain jtrain 31-35, M Jun 24, 2013

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    Best Decade Ever - And not just because I was born in the middle of it!  Love 80s music, espesh the power ballad type songs by bands like Europe and Foreigner. I ...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 1 Response Oct 20, 2008

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    I Had Some of My Best Times In... - I had some of my best times in the 80's. The music was the best and todays artists are still singing 80's songs or using the beats. I would go...
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2008

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    80s Music - I love Bon Jovi so much, he's way better than JB and all the rappers that don't even use their real voice. Bon Jovi is a legend.
    kmbell333 kmbell333 13-15, F Aug 19, 2013

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    hitoribochi89 hitoribochi89 22-25, F Oct 2, 2012

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    My Goodness!!! - i LOVE LOVE LOVE the 80's at my old job we had 80's day and that was so much fun! dressing with our spandex and teased hair..rockin out to the soundtrack of...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F Aug 30, 2008

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    Although I wasn't around during this time I kinda feel I was meant to be. I take my inspiration from 80s movies, music and pictures of my mum back then. Who couldn't love the big...
    Hels21 Hels21 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    The 80s Was The Best Year Ever! - Everything about the 80s was fun. Even though most of the movies back then are corny now, with cheap special effects that was the uprising of...
    Misspurple Misspurple 31-35, F May 14, 2012

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    Happy - I love the eighties.. the music, the clothes.. the atmosphere.  I was happy and healthy in the 80s.. carefree years filled with going to clubs (underage ;-)) and...
    alabastardragon alabastardragon 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    I Hate This Lifetime - I LOVE EVERYTHING THERE IS ABOUT THE 80'S. THE MUSIC WAS AWESOME. "METELLICA, GUNS 'N' ROSES, NIRVANA...." JUST SOME OF THE MUSIC I LIKE. AND THEIR HAIR AND...
    countingshadows07 countingshadows07 18-21, F Jun 4, 2010

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    Band Aid In Bed - I feel i missed out! just about caught 89 but obviously...i was...a newborn and all that. cos i feel xmas is upon me,i sung the whole of the band aid song...
    wraysgirl wraysgirl 16-18, F Nov 29, 2007

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    His Purple Majesty - A little man with big talent: Prince burst onto the scene i he 80s with the hit movie Purple Rain. He looked like a combination of Jimi Hendrix, a pimp, and...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2012

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    Rock On - Like a Prayer, Thriller, Roller Skating, being able to roam the neighborhood without a bat for the screwballs... just fun and free. Neon clothing, leg warmers, Izod and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    Help For 60's 70's 80's Advertising Idea - Hello,   I am an advertising college student and I am doing a billboard for an oldies radio station. I am having...
    szimm szimm 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    The Best... - ... decade I have lived in so far. Like that song, 1980 something or whatever. Nintendo, the expression "lame". All of it. The 80's were great in...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    I Was Born In the 80s of Cours... - I was born in the 80s of course I love them. Besides, all of those cool games (except for cabbage patch kids and teddy ruxspin :hides:), the...
    shaun0h shaun0h 22-25, T 1 Response Jan 16, 2008

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    Stcuk In 80s Music - I love 80s music. Duran DUran, FLock of Seagulls, Blondie, Queen, Run DMC, etc. It just seems like music was so much better then. I don't know  what songs...
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    It Was A Time Of Great Creativity, A Perfect Blend Of Old And New - I loved everything about the 80s, I was 10 in 1980 and so I got a chance to enjoy the great time that it was to...
    glennm7 glennm7 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 8, 2013

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    Oh Yes - It started with Ferris Bueller, Cher, Madonna, then to 80s one-hit wonders, asking the people I know who were young during the 80s what life was like... Bohemian Rhapsody...
    PaperPlanes PaperPlanes 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    ... - hi, sometimes i feel like im born in the wrong decade.....everyone keeps telling me that its 2011 now and to wake up....sometimes people see me as joking.....but im not. 80s...
    jmart103 jmart103 22-25 2 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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