You were born in the 80s if�


08/08/2004 by DiBot

A child asks you about the facts of life and you reply, “Well, you take the good, you take the bad, you take ’em both and there you have the facts of life”.
A-ha’s “Take on Me” is still your favorite video
Computers is NOT Pentium just Commodore 64.
Every time you go to the beach you look for Snorks
Every time you see a fountain you want to dance around it and yell “Fame!”
Everything in your wardrobe is either pastel or fluorescent
Pizza Hut was the coolest place to hang.
Poltergeist freaked you out.
Someone metions Jennifer Beals and you don’t say “Who?”
Someone says, “Who are you gonna call?” the first thing you say is “Ghostbusters.”
Sometimes you just want to shout, shout, let it all out
The fact that you can “get” three sides on the Rubiks Cube no longer impresses your friends.
The only thing you know about JFK is Oliver Stone
The only thing you know about the Nazis is that they threw Indy to the snakes.
The only video games you play are Frogger and Pac Man.
The world stopped when the Challenger exploded.
When you’re stuck in traffic you tell your car to engage Turbo Boost and are surprised when it doesn’t talk back
Whenever faced with a tough decision, you ask yourself, “What would Ferris do in this situation”
Whenever you paint, you think to yourself, “Wax on, wax off, wax on, wax off”.
You believed that “By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power”
You buy a Swatch.
You call all motorcycle cops “Ponch.”
You can name all of the Thundercats.
You can remember watching Full House and Saved by the Bell for endless hours!
You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off.
You can remember when Michael Jackson had those freaky eyes in “Thriller” at the end of the video.
You can sing the theme song to Small Wonder (and other tv shows)
You can still sing the rap to “Fresh Prince of Belair”.
You can watch the “We Are the World” video and name every artist.
You can’t figure out why nobody else sees the true talent of the “New Kids on the Block”.
You can’t find any new cartridges for your Atari.
You could breakdance, or wished you could.
You ever did the top toggle of your coat up around your neck without having your arms in the sleeves, and knew you looked like a super-hero.
You ever had a Swatch Watch.
You ever owned a thin, black leather tie (and were proud of it), or worse it was patterned like a piano.
You ever owned or wanted any of the NKOTB action figures or dolls.
You ever wore flourescent -neon
You fell victim to 80’s fashion : big hair, crimped, combed over to the side, big hoop earrings, and possibly the worst:you wore spandex pants.
You finally figure out how MacGyver made a bomb out of a box of uncooked lasagna and motor oil.
You get mad when you go into a video arcade and can’t find the “Asteroids” machine.
You go to Auto-Shop trying to find a Flux-Capacitor for your new DeLorean.
You had a crush on one of the Coreys (Corey Haim, Corey Feldman)
You had a crush on one of the New Kids on the Block members.
You had WonderWoman or Superman underwear.
You hatch plots to break Murdock out of VA hospital
You have ever danced (or even worse cried) to Kylie & Jason.
You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf.
You have the tendency to turn up the collar of your polo shirts
You have to go see a chiropractor after injuring your neck trying out some new Breakdancing moves.
You hold a special place in your heart for “Back to the Future.”
You just can’t get Windows95 to work right on your Commodore 64.
You keep asking your teachers if instead of the quiz you can take the physical challenge
You know all the words to “Ice Ice Baby”.
You know that “Weird Science” was a movie before a tv show
You know that another name for a keyboard is a “Synthesizer.”
You know that Cerise pink, electric blue and banana yellow have ever featured in your wardrobe or make-up collection.
You know that girls just wanna have fun-un.
You know the original members of Menudo
You know the profound meaning of “Wax on, Wax off.”
You know what “sike” and “not!” mean
You know where to go if you “wanna go where everybody knows your name.”
You know which five people Serpentor’s DNA came from
You know who He-Man and She-Ra are.
You layered your multi-colored slouch socks, and added suspenders to make your outfit complete.
You never questioned why the A-Team were always imprisoned in places that had sufficient tools to build an armoured tank.
You own any cassettes.
You practice getting in and out of your car through the windows
You remember MC Hammer well.
You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game system.
You remember when Betamax was at the cutting edge of technology.
You remember when Deborah Gibson was “Debbie” Gibson
You remember when the A-Ha video was the pinnacle of modern technology, and you can still sing all the words.
You rolled the sleeves of your suit jacket up
You rolled up the bottoms of your splatter painted jeans.
You saw the New Kids on the Block when they were Tiffany’s opening act
You sometimes have a hard time sleeping because you’re worried that Mr. Roper will find out that Jack isn’t REALLY gay and kick him out of the apartment.
You still cry at the end of, “E.T.”.
You still don’t realize that Tic-Tac-Toe is a winless game.
You still practice your Care Bear stare.
You still watch things on Beta
You think George Michael is heterosexual.
You think Michael Jackson is heterosexual.
You think the Pet Shop Boys are heterosexual.
You think the Two Coreys are “Totally Awesome”
You thought “Ghostbusters” was by far the coolest movie
You thought Molly Ringwald was REALLY cool.
You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.
You tried to convince your Dad to fit a strip of red lights on the front of his sedan so it looked like KITT.
You tried to set up a “Famous Five” or “Secret Seven” gang with your school friends.
You type all of your term papers on a Commodore 64
You want hair just like Goose.
You want to be Molly Ringwald when you grow up
You want to change your name to Rio and dance on the sand
You wanted to be a Goonie, or Elliot from E.T.
You wanted to be either Nancy Drew or the Hardy Boys.
You wanted to be The Hulk for Halloween.
You wanted to have an alien like Alf living in your house.
You watch NYPD Blue thinking, “Well they’re no Crockett and Tubbs, that’s for sure!”
You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we’d all be living on the moon.
You wonder if the “material girl” really is a virgin.
You wonder why more people don’t wear high heels, Jordache jeans, and lacy ankle socks
You wondered why you and your mates never encountered diamond thieves whilst out on your BMXs.
You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish.
You wore tights under shorts and felt stylish.
Your idea of appreciating ancient cultures is “Walk Like an Egyptian”
You’re planning a dream vacation to Mepos
You’re still bitter that Wham! broke up
You’re still upset Madonna and Sean broke up
You’re still wondering who really was the boss

You spend 3 hours on a Saturday night writing this list!! and reading this list


One thought on “You were born in the 80s if�

  1. hani nhk says:

    yes, it's meeee!

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