I Was a Teenager In the 80s

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    I Was A Child Of The 80's

    I remember all the fads that we had in the 80's like fat shoelaces thin ties,leather pants.and the technology we had the huge boomboxes that took 12 D batteries walk mans .recording your favorite songs off the radio hoping the DJ didn't talk during the beginning of the song .when...
    nobodyspecial1973 nobodyspecial1973
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 22, 2011

    1980s Me

    I was just watching a music video by Darren Hayes called 'Crush (1980 Me)' yesterday that perfectly captured the essence of the 80s. Rollerskating, big hair, bright colours, fun, bangles and plastic jewellery, arcade games, 'pop' music....and I remembered being a teen in the 80s...
    Lacrymose Lacrymose
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Feb 20, 2008

    "gag Me With A Spoon"

    Yeah, I know. Frankie says relax, well I got news for ya Frankie! Those valley girls, I am so totally sure! Like, I totally could not stand they way they talked and stuff! LMFAO What happened to leg warmers, tube tops and moon boots man? LMFAO x 2
    deleted deleted
    Mar 16, 2011

    Have Job and Car Will Travel

    Back to yesteryear, working at McDonald's. I started working there when I was fifteen by the time I left at 18 I knew how to cook, clean, take orders, fill orders, work the counter and the drive through. I was a fast food super star. They even wanted to send me to burger college...
    2B4ME 2B4ME
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2009

    Yes I Was

    and it was fun!!!! glam-metal.punk,funkytown,alf,talking heads ,and all the rest.yes i was a teenager in the 80`s
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    1 Response Jul 23, 2009

    And Survived =o)

    That's all I have to say 'bout that..... Mahahahaha!
    deleted deleted
    Mar 8, 2009

    STILL Building Matrix After Matrix ??

    Disappointed in many of the programs that you have joined on line ? Have no luck at all trying to refer ? Well, don't give up yet !! Nobody is born a skilled marketer. All you need is the right tool, and the right guidance. Here at Reality-Networkers, a group of...
    mjs983 mjs983
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2009

    80's Nights...

    I loved the 80's--Knight Rider, Night Ranger, and long nights with a girl I barely knew.  Those are the memories that stick with me.  The 80's ruled!!
    jjfranz63 jjfranz63
    41-45, M
    Dec 1, 2008

    What a time! Punk fizzled

    and burned. 17 in the summer of 81. A lot less strict about id, local nightclubs were the thing for friends 18th. New romantics. For the first time, men in make up. Dressed as clowns, drinking alcohol through a straw. Wonder where he is now, and what he does? What about that...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 13, 2014

    For Not Quite Half

    I was a teenager when the '80's started but wasn't when it ended. I remember it being a fun time with a lot of hope and potential for the future. 1984 was especially neat with all the comparisions to the George Orwell book. It really seemed like we were living in the "future...
    IamGone IamGone
    41-45, M
    Mar 16, 2011

    Yep Born In 72

    I was born in 72, so yeah - I grea up in the 80s. I loved WHAM! Little did I know that George Michael was gay. Charlie Sheen, Christian SLater, 21 jump street.  Yeah - I loved the tv, movies and music.   Oh - and the hair and the clothes! ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2008

    I Loved the 80's

    If you were really a teen in the 80's here are a few things you will remember.  Most of them I loved!!! Big Hair (Do you know what wings and waves are?) Aqua Net (The real stuff, not what they sell today.) Tapered jeans (Had to be turned wrong side out to be...
    Reality4Me Reality4Me
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Feb 22, 2009
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