You Know You're an 80's Child If...
a crush on one of the New Kids on the Block members.
to be on Star Search. (Come on, we all did)
*You can remember what
Michael Jackson looked like before he had plastic surgery. (All those
*You remember the Snorks' names: AllStar and Casey
*You wore a banana clip or one of those slap-on wrist bands at
some point during your youth.
*You ever "tight-rolled" your pants.
*You remember J.T.'s fun house and COPS was a cartoon
had slouch socks, and puff painted your own shirt at least once. Aha,
*You owned a doll with 'Xavier Roberts' signed on
its butt. What is that, do you know? Cabbage Patch Kids?
the profound meaning of "Wax on, Wax off."
*You were upset when
She-ra, Princess of Power and He-Man got cancelled.
remember watching Full House and Saved by the Bell for endless hours.
*You have seen at least 10 episodes of Fraggle Rock.
know that another name for a keyboard is a "Synthesizer."
hold a special place in your heart for "Back to the Future."
know where to go if you "wanna go where everybody knows your name."
*You know what "Psych!" means.
*You fell victim to 80's
fashion: big hair, crimped, combed over to the side, and you wore spandex
*You wanted to be a Goonie ("Goonies never say die.")
*You remember Madonna in her cone stage.
*You knew "The
Artist" when he was humbly called "Prince."
*You ever wore
flourescent -neon if you will (clothing...(or nail polish)
could breakdance, or wished you could.
*You remember when ATARI
was a state of the art video game system. (Remember Pong?)
know all the words to "Ice Ice Baby". (Word to your mother!)
remember M.C. hammer.
*You can still sing the rap to "Fresh Prince
of Bel Air".
*You own any cassettes.
*You were led to
believe that in the year 2000 we'd all be living on the moon.
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 wore french rolls on
the bottoms of your stonewashed jeans (YIKES!)
*YOU REMEMBER JEM
AND THE HALOGRAMS!!
*You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the
ONLY female smurf.
*My Little Pony, Gummy Bears, PinWheel with
Molly the Mole, Double Dare, and Zoobilee Zoo are familiar to you.
*You Believed that "By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!"
*You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish.
*You ever had a Swatch Watch.
*You wanted to live in Muffy
the Mouse's house on Today's Special.
*You remember when Saturday
Night Live was funny.
*You had WonderWoman or Superman underoos.
*You wanted to be The Hulk for Halloween.
*You Can't Do
That on Television ruled Nickelodeon
*You thought that Transformers
were more than meets the eye.
*We didn't start the fire, Billy
*Pound Puppies Rocked
*Great Movies: the Goonies
and a Christmas Story (you'll shoot your eye out!
*2 words, Punky
always made you dizzy but never made you stop; Pogoballs were dangerous
*You remember the Garbage Pail trading cards.
*Strawberry Shortcake was not a dessert and Gummy Bears weren't
just a snack
*You know what a "Whammee" is. ("No Whammy, no
*Partying "like it's 1999" seemed SO far