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You Know You're An 80's Child If.....

- You had a crush on one of the New Kids on the Block members.
- You wanted to be on StarSearch. (Come on, we all did)
- You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off. Or even when he had those freaky eyes in "Thriller" at the end of the video.
- You wore a banana clip or one of those slap on wrist bands at some point during your youth.
- You wore french rolls on the botom of your splatter painted jeans.
- You had slouch socks, and puff painted your own shirt at least once.
- You owned a doll with 'Xavier Roberts' signed on it's butt.
- You knew what Willis was "talkin' 'bout."
- You know the profound meaning of "Wax on, Wax off."
- You can name at least half of the members of the elite "Brat Pack."
- You can remeber watching full house and saved by the bell for endless hours.
- You have seen at least 10 episodes of Fraggle Rock.
- You know that another name for a keyboard is a "Synthesizer."
- You hold a special place in your heart for "Back to the Future."
- You know where to go if you "wanna go where everybody knows your name."
- You thought Molly Ringwald was REALLY cool. (Was there an 80's movie she WASN'T in?)
- You know what "Sike" means.
- You fell victim to 80's fashion: big hair, crimped, combed over to the side, and you wore spandex pants
- You wanted to be a Goonie ("Goonies never say die.")
- You've heard of Garbage Pail Kids.
- You knew "The Artist" when he was humbly called "Prince."
- You actually saw Ted Danson as the MacDaddy he played "Sam" to be.
- You ever wore flourescent -neon if you will clothing...(or nailpolish)
- You could breakdance, or wished you could.
- You know who Max Headroom is.
- You remember when ATARI2 was a state of the art video game system. (Remember Pong)
- You know all the words to "ice ice baby".
- You remember M.C hammer.
- You can still sing the rap to "fresh Prince of BelAir".
- You own any cassettes.
- You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we'd all be living on the moon.
- You remember and/or own any of the CareBear Glass collection from Pizza Hut.
- Poltergeist freaked you out.
- You carried your lunch to school in a Gremlins or an ET lunchbox.
- You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf.
- You wanted to communicate with some being named Cinergy, or you wanted green hair like that lead singer of the Misfits.
- You know what a Doozer is.
- You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish.
- You ever had a Swatch Watch.
- You actually spent countless hours trying to perfect the
care-bear stare.
- You had a crush on one of the Coreys (Haim or Feldman).
- You remember when Saturday Night Live was funny.
- You had WonderWoman or Superman underoos.
- You wanted to be The Hulk for Halloween.
- You Believed that "By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!"
- You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.
- You know what a "Whammee" is. ("No Whammy, no whammy, stop!!")
- Partying "like it's 1999" seemed SO far away

AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 10 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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yes i can say i did some of these things, or wanted to at the very least lol. i loved spandex lol, i loved new kids on the block and have since added a few songs to my ipod, i loved full house and saved by the bell, karate kid and back to the future. thanks for the blast to the past.

Smash hits and "look in" magazine, anyone remember that?

lol i wake up to mc hammer ever morning! lol its the alarm on my mobile! lol and i also had the coolest pop swatch! lol fantastic! i loved cycle shorts too! and the coolest thing to read was smash hits! lol

LOL - I used to wear cycle shorts under my skirt too - and as for flourescent clothes OMGosh! I used to wear these practically luminous green trainers and cycle shorts, and had a ton of bright T-shirts, and man did i think I looked good!! <br />
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Oh and my brother who is two years older than me did dress as the incredible hulk for halloween PMSL!


Me too - I don't know what a doozer is?? Any ideas?

cool some of that stuff even i didn't recognize

LOL and MC Hammer - na na na nana can't touch this! (It's hammer time)

LOL - Oh those were the days! I was watching The fresh Prince of bel air at my dads recently, he actually watches it O_O and he even joined in on some of the rap, and much to my amazement I remembered every word!

Lands!!! I AM an 80's Child! :O Thanks for the trip down memory lane!! * Em, practices "Crane Kick" between "wax on, wax off"*