Child of the 80’s

I have been adding list to my high school Facebook group page. There were three decades that went to my high school the 60′, 70’s and 80’s.

Here is a list if you were a child of the 80’s.

You remember Don Johnson when he was “cool”
You know who shot J.R
You remember when Michael Jackson was actually considered something of a sex symbol
You practice getting in and out of your car through the windows
You owned at least one skinny leather tie.
Your first Walkman weighed 10 pounds and was the size of a brick.
You wore L.A. Gear tennis shoes.
You know the meaning of Wax on/Wax Off
You’re always “in the mood for dancing”
If you can “See Better” with sunglasses that have paint splattered all over the lenses.
You wore lace gloves with the fingers cut off, bangle bracelets up to your elbows, bright red
Reebok high tops and parachute pants to a school dance
You need a shopping cart to carry your personal stereo with you.
You remember what Michael Jackson looked like before the surgery.
You go rollerskating every Friday night (not to skate, but to ‘hang out’)
You still want to take Karate…(after you move to California)
You watch NYPD Blue thinking, “Well, they’re no Crockett and Tubbs, that’s for sure”.
“Outrageous!” is the term to describe something neat and cool
You think that Garbage Pail Kids are your children’s worst enemy
You had a poster of Bo, Luke & Daisy Duke
There was nothing to question about Bert n’ Ernie living together
The feeling in your thumb is only now just returning after holding down the Atari joystick to control the racecar in Enduro Racer
You went out and purchased the sound track for ‘Miami Vice’
You remember the magazines of song lyrics
If you think Hulk Hogan is the best wrestler of all time.
If the best non-slasher movie in your opinion is An American Werewolf In London.
Two words: The Clapper.
Six words: “This is your brain on drugs.”
You want to live in ‘the Valley’.
Ferris Bueller was your idol.
You watched ‘Star Search’ on a regular basis.
You can sing all the words to “One Night in Bangkok” by Murray Head, and now you understand that it is about chess.
If you had an entire wardrobe of Esprit clothing (or coveted one.)
If you know the words to the “Oscar Mayer” theme songs
Your bangs are teased perfectly to 7 inches above the rest of your hair.
Have multi-colored earrings that touch your shoulders
Played Upwords, Boggle or Trivial Pursuit (the original) on a rainy afternoon
You’re still bitter that WHAM broke up
You know whose phone number is 867-5309
You drink Diet Coke because Max Headroom told you to
You can feel St. Elmo’s fire burnin’ in you.
You still wear a bandana tied around your leg and/or a ponytail off-center on the side of your head.
You have the tendency to turn up the collar of your polo shirts
You never go out for a night on the town without frosted blue eyeshadow and feathered bangs
Everything in your wardrobe is either pastel or fluorescent
People are constantly gagging you with spoons.
You know all the words to “I’m just a bill, sitting up on Capitol Hill” and “School House Rock.”
The phrase “Where’s the beef?” still doubles you over with laughter.
You still can’t believe that Milli Vanilli was deceiving you all that time
Every now and then, you blurt out: “Ooh noo, Mr. Bill!!!”
You still watch things on Beta tapes
You know who Martha Quinn is.
You still carry your boom box on your shoulder
You think David Hasselhoff was awesome in Knight Rider but sucks in “Boob Watch.”
You wanted to be “The Hulk” for halloween
A piece of folded paper and two hands could tell your fortune.
Knickers and leg warmers were cool
If you remember Bruce Willis from Moonlighting, not Die Hard
You had ringside seats for Luke and Laura’s wedding
You ever had a Dorothy Hammill haircut.
You thought a Commodore 64 was the highest technology available
When you saw luging at the Winter Olympics you poured water down your driveway and tried it yourself.
You want to be “Where Everybody Knows Your Name”
‘A Different World’ kicked butt
Remember “Dancin’ to a Big Mac at McDonalds!”
You know who played Magnum P.I
One Phrase, “The Plane, The Plane”
You can name at least three members of the Brat Pack
Still think banana clips were a godsend
Still wear Wet n’ Wild makeup
If your idea of hi-tech toys is still the heat-sensitive color-changing sticker on Transformers
You ever wanted to learn to play “Stairway to Heaven” on the guitar and choreographed “Dancing Queen” by yourself in your room.
You still wear your “Members Only” jacket.
You still have a couple of those barettes made of woven ribbons.
You had snap bracelets
You remember when Pee-Wee wasn’t a pervert.
You had had five pairs of socks on at any given time
You still think Donkey Kong can beat Mario up
If you still have your scratch-n-sniff sticker collection
If you ever used Lee Press-On Nails
If you wear jelly shoes
If you remember when you heard that drinking soda and eating Pop Rocks would make your stomach explode
You still play with that CASIO SK-1 Keyboard
You’re still hoping for a New Kids on the Block reunion tour
You still argue over who was better: Tiffany or Debbie Gibson
Every time you hear the “OH YEAH…” song you think of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”
You still watch tapes of Stingray, McGyver, and Airwolf

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