Still Hung over the previous post, Here’s a list of things that would tell if you are an eighties kid: 

– You know the profound meaning of “Wax on, Wax off.”

– You know that another name for a keyboard is a “Synthesizer.”

– You hold a special place in your heart for “Back to the Future.”

– You fell victim to 80’s fashion: big hair, crimped, combed over to the side, and you wore bike shorts

– You knew “The Artist” when he was humbly called “Prince.”

– You could breakdance, or wished you could.

– You know all the words to “ice ice baby”.

– You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we’d all be living on the moon.

– You ever had a Swatch Watch.

– You Believed that “By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!”– You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.

– Partying “like it’s 1999” seemed SO far away.

– You ever had to turn your wrist over to look at your watch

– You remember when a singer having only one big hit was normal

– You remember when it stopped being fashionable to pull your socks up to your knees

– You ever laid awake at night in a vain attempt to…”9, 10, never sleep again…”

– You can hum the theme song of the Super Mario Brothers Nintendo game

– You knew Madonna back when she was fairly normal

– You had to take part in a slum book

– You wore Converse

– You wrote on your shoes

– You had all the different types of playdough

– You can’t see a rainbow without thinking of Care Bears or Rainbow Brite.

– You had and used a Trapper Keeper to keep you in order

– You didn’t know a thing about computers but could whoop King Koopa’s butt

– You remember when MC Hammer said, “its hammertime” and became Hammerman

– You wondered if Mepost really existed (you know cousin Balkey’s country)

– You watched mighty man and yuk, spiderman & plasticman on saturday mornings

– You remember when McDonald’s sandwitches came in styrofome boxes

– You remember when the original gameboy from nintendo came out

– You remember Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly or Alex from Family Ties

– You remember the ultimate 80’s movie, ET

– You know that Snorks are underwater Smurfs and not an aquatic breathing device

– You know that the Shredder isn’t just something your mother makes salad with

– You can name all the Thundercats

– You can still remember the ninja turtle names and colors

– You know how much voltage is in a lightning bolt (1.21 jigawats)

– You feel that Power Rangers are a gross rip-off of Voltron

– You saw the “Money for Nothing” music video and thought it was mind-blowing

– You liked the A-Ha video “Take on Me” ten years ago

– All your jeans had holes in them and/or were bleached

– You wanted to enlist with GI Joe or Cobra

– You knew who to call when there was “something strange in your neighborhood”

– You had a favorite Ghostbuster

– You remember the other Ghostbuster show (the one with the gorilla)

– You still think the coolest superheroe movie is the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

– You’ve downloaded the best 80s theme songs

– You wanted your own robot sister after watching the sitcom Small Wonder

– You think the Beast Wars simply cannot compare to the original Transformers series

– You hear “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and think to the Chipettes

– You think He-Man could easily beat all other TV strongmen

– You think Big Bird is cooler than Elmo

– You remember laughing when when first Energizer Bunny commercial aired

– You remember when the coolest dinos were the ones on Dinoriders

– You always learned a valuable lesson at the end of each episode of GI Joe

– You wanted to play Chopsticks on a piano on the floor

– You remember David Bowie as the Goblin King, not a singer

– You just HAD to have a car like Kit

– You sang along to the Ninja Turtles theme song

– You wore your backpack on one shoulder (I still do actually)

– You wore slap braclets

– You knew all 6 the voltron pilots

– You wrote on your jeans

– You remember the Power glove for Nintendo

– You watched the wonder years

– You remember when computers were those small little things just used to type letters

– You remember Mr. Wizard’s World

– You tied a bandana around your thigh because that was what they did in “cool bands” 

Good Lord, That’s enough!