Ways to Know You Were Born in the ’80s –

Ways to Know You Were Born in the ’80s

  1. You were upset when She-ra, Princess of Power and He-man got cancelled.
  2. Snap bracelets were always getting you in trouble at school.
  3. You played with My Little Ponies.
  4. Friendship bracelets were ties that couldn’t be broken.
  5. You know all the words to “Ice Ice Baby.”
  6. You wanted to be Hulk for Halloween.
  7. You had a crush on the New Kids on the Block members- *THE* ORGINAL BOY BAND.
  8. You wanted to be on “Star Search.”
  9. You wore one of those t-shirt rings or a scrunchie on the side of your shirts.
  10. You were styling with your french-rolled pants.
  11. You wore multiple pairs of socks in the middle of the summer just so you could be hip.
  12. Cabbage Patch Kids ring a bell?
  13. You can remember watching “Full House” and “Saved By the Bell” for endless hours, back when they were new episodes.
  14. You have seen at least 10 episodes of “Fraggle Rock.”
  15. You hold a special place in your heart for “Back to the Future.”
  16. You always brought a sticker book to school.
  17. You wanted to be a Goony (“Goonies never say die!”).
  18. You remember Madonna in her cone stage.
  19. You wore fluorescent-neon clothing.
  20. There was ATARI: the state of the art video game system.
  21. Do you remember MC Hammer?
  22. You can still sing the rap to “Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”
  23. Can you recite the theme to “Duck Tales?”
  24. You own any cassettes.
  25. You carried your lunch to school in a Gremlin or ET lunch box.
  26. You ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female Smurf or why Baby Smurf never grew up…
  27. You actually spent countless hours trying to perfect the Care Bear Stare.
  28. You had Super Woman or Superman underwear.
  29. Do Polly Pockets and Popples ring a bell?
  30. You stayed up all night listening to Teddy Ruxpin.
  31. “Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?”
  32. You still have a crimper in your bathroom drawer.
  33. You own an Indiana Jones hat.
  34. You love your pink jeans and black stretch pants.
  35. You learned how to spell “mouse” from the Mickey Mouse Club theme song.
  36. You felt like a big girl when your mom bought you Girl Talk.
  37. You used to wear bright pink slip-ons and jelly shoes.
  38. You used to compare you brother to Ferguson.
  39. You remember when Ren and Stimpy was a new show.
  40. PEE WEE’s PLAY HOUSE!!!!!
  41. Rainbow Brite, Lady Lovely Locks, Quints– hours of fun.
  42. You can’t forget My Buddy, Ghost Busters, Pogo Balls and/or Skip it.
  43. You weren’t allowed to watch “You Can’t Do That” on Television.
  44. You went through a denial stage when you were told CDs were going to replace cassettes.
  45. Leggings and baggy sweaters.
  46. A younger sibling has looked at pictures of you and either asked if it was Halloween, or if you and your friends were “losers.”
  47. You’ve had the internet for only around a third of your life.
  48. Two words: Shrinky-dinks.
  49. Cyndi Lauper and Tiffany were your idols.
  50. You knew Prince before he was The Artist.
  51. You had a crush on Ben Affleck when he was on The Voyage of the Mimi.
  52. The Hanna Barbara shows weren’t reruns.
  53. The New Scooby-Doo Shows…were really new.
  54. Saturday morning cartoons…. The Wuzzles, Gummy Bears and Supergang, Snorks, and Pound Puppies.
  55. Instead of sitcoms like Friends, Seinfield and Will & Grace you had….uh uh…. The Cosby Show?
  56. You had streamers on the ends of your bike and/or a basket.
  57. You had a scooter….not a razor…a scooter that weighed as much if not more than your bike.
  58. You never quite got around to setting up the trap in Mouse Trap.
  59. Lite Brite, Lite Brite turn on the magical shining light.
  60. SLIP N SLIDE!!
  61. Lunchtime Recess was devoted to Sticker Books.
  62. The only way to carry your books around was a Trapper Keeper.

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