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    Charlotte Purls


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    and they call me 'Mommy'...

    Drips and dribbles of my life and the things that peak my interest... mainly the kidlets and knitting.

    Monday, January 23, 2006

    You Know You Grew Up In the 80's if:

    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 Bel-Air 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 those lil' Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.
    7. You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey on Blossom
    8. Two words: Hammer 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 spokes for that incredible sound effect
    11. You can sing the entire theme song to "Duck Tales" (Woo ooh!)
    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 original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the big
    screen....and still know the turtles names.
    15. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at
    school.
    16. You made your mom buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt 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.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 "WAX ON, WAX OFF"
    23. You wanted to be a Goonie.
    24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing. (some of us...head-to-toe)
    25. You can remember 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 Pailkids in the
    schoolyard.
    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 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.
    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 inline 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 shoulder
    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"
    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.
    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, aren't you!

    I know almost all of these... 15, 23, 31 and shot through the heart are the only ones that escape me. I had no idea I was such an 80's kid! And what happened to Saturday mornings?!?!?!

    2 Comments:

    Blogger amy said...

    wow, that brought back a lot of memories. the 80's rocked!

    6:26 PM  
    Blogger Mo said...

    guilty as charged...

    I could say yes to at least 95% of these.

    And I sucked at Oregon Trail. My family always died a horrible, horrible death on the frontier. Oh well...

    And I wanted to be a Goonie more than ANYTHING! *I do the truffle shuffle with pride*

    7:30 AM  

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