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  1. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    > You know you grew up in the 80's if...


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    > 1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE".


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    > 2. You watched the Pound Puppies.


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    > 3. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air"


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    > 4. You wore biker shorts under your skirts and felt stylish.


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    > 5. You yearned to be a member of the Baby-sitters club and tried to


    > start a club of your own.


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    > 6. You owned those lil Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.


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    > 7. You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey on Blossom.


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    > 8. Two words: M.C. Hammer


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    > 9. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock".


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    > 10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars.


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    > 11. You can sing the entire theme song to "Duck Tales".


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    > 12. When it was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch


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    > cartoons.


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    > 13. You wore a ponytail on the side of your head.


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    > 14. You saw the original "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" on the big


    > screen.


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    > 15. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class


    > at


    > school.


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    > 16. You made your mom buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt


    > in


    > a knot on the side.


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    > 17. You played the game "MASH" (Mansion, Apartment, Shelter, House)


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    > 18. You wore Jordache jean jacket and you were proud of it.


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    > 19. L.A. Gear...


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    > 20. You wanted to change your name to "JEM" in Kindergarten.


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    > 21. You remember reading "Tales of a fourth grade nothing" and all the


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    > Ramona books. Ramona completed in 1st grade.


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    > 22. You know the profound meaning of "WAX ON, WAX OFF"


    >

    > 23. You wanted to be a Goonie.


    >

    > 24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing.


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    > 25. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose


    > fell


    > off...


    >

    > 26. You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.


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    > 27. You took Lunch Pails to school.


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    > 28. You remember the CRAZE, then the BANNING of slap bracelets.


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    > 29. You still get the urge to! say "NOT" after every sentence.


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    > 30. You remember Hypercolor t-shirts.


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    > 31. Barbie and the Rockers was your favorite band.


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    > 32. You thought Sheera and He-Man should hook up.


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    > 33. You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you


    > exchanged friendship bracelets.


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    > 34. You ever owned a pair of Jelly-Shoes.


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    > 35. After you saw Pee-Wee's Big Adventure you kept saying "I know you


    > are,


    > but what am I?"


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    > 36. You remember "I've fallen and I can't get up"


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    > 37. You remember going to the skating rink before there were in-line


    > skates.


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    > 38. You ever got seriously injured on a Slip and Slide.


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    > 39. You have ever played with a Skip-It.


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    > 40. You had or attended a birthday party at McDonalds.


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    > 41. You've gone through this nodding your head in agreement.


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    > 42. You remember Popples.


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    > 43. "Don't worry, be happy"


    >

    > 44. You wore like, EIGHT pairs of socks over tights with high top


    > Reeboks.


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    > 45. You wore socks scrunched down.


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    > 46. "Miss MARY MACK MACK MACK, all dressed in BLACK BLACK BLACK"


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    > 47. You remember boom boxes vs. cd players.


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    > 48. You remember watching both "Gremlins" movies.


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    > 49. You know what it meant to say "Care Bear Stare!!"


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    > 50. You remember watching Rainbow Bright and My Little Pony Tales"


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    > 51. You thought Doogie Howser was hot.


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    > 52. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.


    >

    > 53. You remember New Kids on the Block when they were cool.


    >

    > 54. You knew all the characters names and their life stories on "Saved


    > By


    > the Bell", the ORIGINAL class.


    >

    > 55. You know all the words to Bon Jovi - SHOT THRU THE HEART.


    >

    > 56. You just sang those words to yourself.(didn't you)


    >

    > 57.You remember watching Magic vs. Bird.


    >

    > 58.You cut your t-shirts in half and wore it with your homemade Levi


    > shorts..(the shorter the better)


    >

    > 59. You remember when mullets were cool!


    >

    > 60. You had a mullet!


    >

    > 61. You still sing "We are the World"
     
  2. La_Pieuvre

    La_Pieuvre Senior Member

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    That's so true!
    Even growing up outside of the US, most of these things were the same. US Pop culture is international :)

    :werd:
     
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    DarkHand Senior Member VIP

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    I just sang the entire Fresh Prince of Bel Air song for someone yesterday. :)

    Excellent list, but no mention of THUNDERCATS or VOLTRON!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    La_Pieuvre Senior Member

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    I'm ashamed to say I did :( :ph34r:

    And shit! it was good too :worthy: :lol:
     
  5. asmallsol

    asmallsol Super Moderator

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    I was born in 86 and I could even relate to some of those.


    Yes I did gp to a MACdonalds bday party.
     
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    *sniffle* god, that takes me back.....man, i had a birthday party at mcd's. i want to stop being an adult, and persue my career as a child more seriously.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    The original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles were a black and white comic by Frank Miller, that would make kids cry, I loved it.

    I grew up in the 70's/80's :)
     
  8. Trinity

    Trinity <font color=#FF909B><b>I go back like Aqua Net.</b

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    oh man that is SO me.... fraggles are the shit. i got all the episodes on vhs
     
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    thanks Brian.....now i got that fucking song stuck in my head....so im gonna do the same for the rest of you...

    Duck tales, wooo oooooooh oooooh....something something something something
    Ducktales, woo ooooooh ooooooh :p
     
  10. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    > 1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE".

    HAHAHA Damn that got annoying after like a week...everyone in school was all goin PYSCHEEEE. .... haha

    > 3. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air"

    I was just singing to it the other day before work. :blink: :unsure: :ph34r:
     
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    Mad tight jdm Oregon Trail y0! I remember that and I was born in '85.
     
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    Hella memories!!



    :bo: :werd:
     
  13. La_Pieuvre

    La_Pieuvre Senior Member

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    that is so funny! i was reminiscing about that yesterday. We had the exact same thing in France!
     
  14. StarBellieAngel

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    i was born in 81 and most of those are me. what about the 'Garbage Pail Kids'???

    i remember collecting those instead of baseball cards. lol

    but i thought it was She-Ra. :p
     
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    dohcvtec_accord WRX Sellout

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    Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiin West Philadelphia born and raised
    On the playground is where I spent most of my days......
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Just not till '98.






    :p :poke:

    j/p
     
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    :bo: :lmao: :bo:

    Wow, it took me a second but I got it now!! :lmao:
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    :lmao:
     
  19. Sabz5150

    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    They were NEVER cool.

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    HELL YEAH!



    I tried diving into a bedful of change before... hurt like hell! Dunno how he did it.
     
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    Hehe :bo:

    I can still sing those songs...haha
     
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