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:D You can tell someone was born in the early 80's by

1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word "SIKE."
2. You watched the Pound Puppies.
3. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Belair"...and can do the Carlton."
4. Girls wore biker shorts under their skirts and felt stylishly sexy.
5. You yearned to be a member of the Baby-Sitters Club and tried to start a
club of your own.
6. You owned t! hose lil' Strawberry Shortcake pals sented dolls.
7. You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey on Blossom.
8. Two words: Parachute Pants
9. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock."
10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars....and "spokey-dokes"
or playing cards on your spikes for that incredible sound effect.
11. You can sing the entire theme song to "Duck Tales!" (Woo-oooh)
12. It was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch
cartoons.
13. You wore a ponytail on the side of your head.
14. You saw the originall "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" on the big
screen...... and still know the turtles names.
15. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trailday in computer
class at school.
16. You made your mom buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt! **
bsp; in a knot on the side.
17. You played the game "MASH" (Mansion, Apartment, Shelter, House).
18. You wore stonewashed Jordache jean jackets and were proud of it.
19. L L.A. Gear....need I say more?
20. You wanted to change your name to "JEM" in Kindergarten. (She's
truly outrageous.)
21. You remember reading "Tales of a fourth grade nothing" and all the Ramona books.
22. You know the profound meaning of "WAXON, WAX OFF"
23. You wanted to be a Goonie.
24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing (some of us....head to toe)
25. You can re! member what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose
fell off and his cheeks shifted.
26. You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.
27. You took lunch boxes to school....and traded Garbage Pail kids in
the schoolyard.
28. You remembver the CRAZE, then the BANNING of slap bracelets.
29. You still get the urge to say "NOT" after every sentence.
30. You remember Hypercolor t-shirts.
31. Barbie and the Rockers was you favorite band.
32. You thought She-Ra (Princess of Power) and he-Man should hook up.
33. You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you
exchanged handmade friendship bracelets.
34. You ever owned a pair of Jelly-Shoes (and like #24,
probably in neon*colors too)
35. After you saw Pee-Wee's Big Adventure you kept saying "I know you are,
but what am I?"
36. You remember "I've fallen and I can't get up.
37. You remember going to the skating rink before there were in-line
skates.
38. You ever got seriously injured on a Slip and Slide.
39. You have ever played with a Skip-It.
40. You had or attended a birthday party at McDonalds.
41. You've gone through this nodding your head in agreement.
42. You remember Popples.
43. "Don't worry, be happy".
44. You wore like,**EIGHT pairs of socks over tights with high top
Reeboks.
45. You wore socks scrunched down (and sometimes still do .....getting
yelled at by "younger hip" members of the family.)
46. You remember boom boxes.....and walking around with one on your
shoulders like you were all that.
47. You remember watching both "Gremlins" movies.
48. You know what it meant to say "Care Bear Stare!!"
49. You remember watching "Rainbow Bright" and "My little Pony Tales."
50. You thought Doogie Howser/Samantha Micelli was hot.
51. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.
52. You remember New Kids on the block when they were cool.....and
don't even flinch when people refer to them as 'NKOTB" :zpuke:
53. You knew all the characters names and their life stories on**"Saved by
the! Bell," The ORIGINAL class.
54. You know all the words to Bon Jovi - SHOT THROUGH THE HEART. :D
55. You just sang those words to yourself.
56. You remember watching Magic vs Bird.
57. Homemade Levi shorts.....the shorter the better.
58. You remember when mullets were cool!!
59. You had a mullet!
60. You still sing "We are the World."
61. You tight rolled your jeans.
62. You owned a banana clip.
63. You remember "Where's the beef?"
64. You used to (and probably still do) say "What you talkin' about
Willis?"
65. You had big hair and you knew how to use it.
66. You're still singing "Shot through the Heart" in your head. :D
 

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huh? i don't remember any of that, :zdunno: :zwall:
 

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I was out of high school when most of that happened. :leftright
 

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in west philadelphia i was born and raised, the playgroud is where i spent most of my days, chillin all the time and relaxin all good and shootin some b-ball out in the hood when i couple of guys who were up to no good..started makin trouble in the neighborhood. I got in one little fight and my mom got scared, she said, "your movin in with your auntie and uncle in bel air". yo, i whistled for a cab and when it got near, the license plate said "fresh" and it had dice in the mirror. i pulled up to the house at about 7 or 8 and yelled to the cabby, "yo, homes smell ya later". I looked at my kingdom i was finally there, to sit on my thrown as the prince of bell air.

yeah, im a product of the 80s.
 

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What about when the transformers could kick the crap outta the go-bots?Well unless voltron showed up.
 

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96lxcorey said:
What about when the transformers could kick the crap outta the go-bots?Well unless voltron showed up.

optimus prime didnt **** around.
 

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i missed the movie though, anybody see it?
 

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Midnight said:
1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word "SIKE."
3. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Belair"
7. You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey on Blossom.
12. It was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch
cartoons.
14. You saw the originall "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" on the big
screen...... and still know the turtles names.
15. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trailday in computer
class at school.
19. L L.A. Gear....need I say more?
23. You wanted to be a Goonie.
27. You took lunch boxes to school....and traded Garbage Pail kids in
the schoolyard.
28. You remembver the CRAZE, then the BANNING of slap bracelets.
29. You still get the urge to say "NOT" after every sentence.
30. You remember Hypercolor t-shirts.
36. You remember "I've fallen and I can't get up.
37. You remember going to the skating rink before there were in-line
skates.
51. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.
53. You knew all the characters names and their life stories on**"Saved by
the! Bell," The ORIGINAL class.
63. You remember "Where's the beef?"
64. You used to (and probably still do) say "What you talkin' about
Willis?"
:headbang:

Double :headbang: for numbers 30, 36, and 51.
 

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The Great Obucina said:
in west philadelphia i was born and raised, the playgroud is where i spent most of my days, chillin all the time and relaxin all good and shootin some b-ball out in the hood when i couple of guys who were up to no good..started makin trouble in the neighborhood. I got in one little fight and my mom got scared, she said, "your movin in with your auntie and uncle in bel air". yo, i whistled for a cab and when it got near, the license plate said "fresh" and it had dice in the mirror. If anything I could say that this cab was rare, but I thought man forget it, yo homes to bel-air! i pulled up to the house at about 7 or 8 and yelled to the cabby, "yo, homes smell ya later". I looked at my kingdom i was finally there, to sit on my thrown as the prince of bell air.

yeah, im a product of the 80s.
Wrong. Plus you have it typed out white boy style :)
 

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yea its like my younger years flashed before my eyes! i still have a hypercolor tshirt somewhere
 

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What about pogs? I think that list is severely lacking of some pogs.

Mike
 

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Wow...that list was good.

Need to add in Micromachines. I remember when there was a TMNT cereal...those were the good ole days. :D

-Rod
 

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what about c3po's cereal, i loved that stuff, and we are talking early 80's here, like 82-83, i barely remember it, but i couldn't get enough of it, too bad the star wars craze died down and they stopped making it, :(
 

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The Great Obucina said:
in west philadelphia i was born and raised, the playgroud is where i spent most of my days, chillin all the time and relaxin all good and shootin some b-ball outside of the school when i couple of guys who were up to no good..started makin trouble in my neighborhood. I got in one little fight and my mom got scared, she said, "your movin in with your auntie and uncle in bel air". yo, i whistled for a cab and when it came near, the license plate said "fresh" and it had dice in the mirror.....
From memory...but I been watching it the past week on TV land. (12am)
 
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