The decade that will never die

  1. You’ve ever ended a sentence with the word “PSYCHE”.
  2. You watched the Pound Puppies.
  3. You can sing the rap to the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air”
  4. You wore biker shorts under your skirts and felt stylish. (always – spesh under school uniform)
  5. You yearned to be a member of the Babysitters Club and tried to start a club of your own.
  6. You owned those lil Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.
  7. You know it, but cant remember that McDonalds burgers used to come in a styrofoam box (filet o fish was a blue box).
  8. Two words: M.C. Hammer (cant touch this)
  9. If you ever watched “Fraggle Rock”.
  10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars. (as well as spokey dokeys in the wheels so they made that sound)
  11. You can sing the entire theme song to “Duck Tales”. (“dddd danger lerks behind you, theres a stranger out to find you, what you do is just grab on to some duck takes woohoo every time i grab on to some duck tales wooohhoo”)
  12. When 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 original “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” on the big screen.
  15. Hong Kong Fuey…number one super guy…
  16. You made your mum buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt in a knot on the side.
  17. Gay was happy, butch a kind of dogfood and camp meant a tent and the outdoors.
  18. You wore Jordache jean jacket and you were proud of it.
  19. L.A. Gear…
  20. You wanted to change your name to “JEM” and have flashing earrings.
  21. You remember reading “Are You There God? Its Me Margaret”.
  22. You know the profound meaning of “WAX ON, WAX OFF”
  23. You wanted to be a Goonie.
  24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing.
  25. You can remember what Micheal Jackson looked like before his nose fell off…
  26. You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.
  27. Blurple iceblocks!!!
  28. You remember 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 your favourite band.
  32. You thought She-ra and He-Man should hook up.
  33. You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you exchanged friendship bracelets.
  34. You ever owned a pair of Jelly-Shoes.
  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 list occasionally saying “This wasn’t from the 80’s!”
  42. You remember Popples.
  43. “Dont worry, be happy”
  44. You wore like, EIGHT pairs of socks over tights with high top Reeboks.
  45. You wore socks scrunched down.
  46. There was only ever one movie playing at a time at the theatre not multiplexes
  47. You remember boom boxes vs cd players.
  48. You remember watching both “Gremlins” movies.
  49. You know what it meant to say “Care Bear Stare!!”
  50. You remember watching Rainbow Bright and My Little Pony Tales”
  51. You thought Doogie Howser was hot.
  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 know what a wuzzle is, and think bumblelion is cute
  55. You know all the words to Bon Jovi – SHOT THRU THE HEART

And after watching the movie Eighties Ending you can just nod your head and say “yep”. 😎 Don’t be afraid of the guy in shades, oh no!