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  • You know where to go if you “wanna go where everybody knows your name.”
  • Conveyor belts regularly carried washing machines, deep-fat fryers and a cuddly toy.
  • Partying “like it’s 1999” seemed SO far away.
  • You chewed Dr. Pepper bubble gum.
  • You wore the little bootie socks with the colored balls on the back.
  • “Poltergeist” totally freaked you out.
  • You never questioned why the A-Team were always imprisoned in places that had sufficient tools to build an armored tank.
  • You actually believed for a minute that K.I.T. (The night rider) actually was real.
  • Ooh, you could crush a Grape!
  • You remember the original version of Windows: Macintosh.
  • At one point during your teenage years, you walked with a noticeable tilt to one side due to the number of plastic rings on that arm.
  • You own any cassettes or records.
  • You rolled the sleeves of your suit jacket up
  • You remember when film critics raved that no movie could ever possibly get better special effects than those in the movie TRON.
  • You remember Michael Jackson when he was still black.
  • You know how to use a rotary phone.
  • You knew what Willis was “talkin’ ’bout.”
  • You yearned to be a member of The Babysitters Club, and tried to start a club of your own.
  • You’re doing absolutely nothing with anything pertaining to your major degree
  • You know what movie the phrase, “Number 5 is alive!” is from.
  • Once, while spending hours in the arcade, you actually lined up quarters on the top panel of the game — to “reserve” your spot.
  • If you ever said “I pity the fool”.
  • Schoolhouse Rock played a HUGE part in how you actually learned the English language
  • You fell victim to 80’s fashion: big hair, crimped, combed over to the side, and you wore spandex pants.
  • You ever owned a thin, black leather tie (and were proud of it), or worse it was patterned like a piano.
  • You ever wore fluorescent (neon if you will) clothing…
  • You owned at least one Choose Your Own Adventure book.
  • “Ca-vey Wa-vey!” means anything to you.
  • You remember when you could buy half cans of soda (great for field trip days!).
  • You can, right now, hum to yourself the theme to ‘Inspector Gadget’
  • You had top-of-the-line Commodore 64s in your jr. high computer lab
  • You had to stay after class to scrub your desk because your silver Outliner pen leaked through.
  • You sat on your back porch, playing with your “My Little Pony” , “Rainbow Brite” , and “Strawberry Shortcake” dolls
  • You can still sing the rap to “Fresh Prince of Belair”.
  • You even wore fluorescent, neon if you will, clothing.
  • You wore a banana clip or one of those slap on wrist bands at some point during your youth.
  • You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish, or know someone who did.
  • Cerise pink, electric blue and banana yellow have ever featured in your wardrobe or make-up collection.
  • You inserted the word “like” into, like, every sentence.
  • You remember with pain the sad day when the Green Machine hit the streets and made your old big wheel quite obsolete.
  • You remember when Betamax was at the cutting edge of technology.
  • In many of your childhood photos you are wearing something plaid.
  • You believed that “By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!”
  • There were days that the homework just had to wait until the ABC Afterschool Special was over.
  • You know how (or wanted to be able) to Moonwalk!
  • You wanted to communicate with Synergy, or you wanted green hair like that lead singer of the Misfits.
  • You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish.
  • You think there should be a Kids Incorporated original cast reunion.
  • you’ve ever said “I’m a vegetarian” and immediately had someone call you a hypocrite by saying “Nice leather jacket you have there…and gee, is that a suede bag…those shoes leather, too?”
  • You have heard of “Garbage Pail Kids” (and perhaps still have a collection of them).
  • you’re starting to dread your 35th birthday, and have even begun going into denial about it’s possibility
  • You remember when McDonald?s served their burgers in styrofoam boxes.
  • You ever uttered the word “Radical!”
  • You were disappointed when an episode of 3-2-1 Contact didn?t include a Bloodhound Gang segment.
  • You still know the Big Mac song. “Two all beef patties, special sauce?”
  • You owned a *realRubik’s cube.
  • You always wondered why Tootie always wore those skates.
  • You were afraid of the Sleestacks on Land of The Lost.
  • You were sad when the “Where’s the Beef” lady died.
  • You remember the episode of Good Times when Flo broke down after James’ funeral.
  • You ever wanted to be gagged with a spoon.
  • Words: “Atari” “IntelliVision” and “Coleco”. Sound familiar?
  • Your lunch times were spent perfecting swan dives and backspins.
  • You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.
  • You remember exactly where you were when you heard the space shuttle had exploded.
  • You know the profound meaning of “Wax on, Wax off.”
  • Your first Walkman weighed about as much as a brick.
  • You used to own a Snoopy Sno Cone Machine.
  • You wanted to be on Star Search.
  • You carried you lunch to school in a Gremlins or an ET lunchbox.
  • You are still baffled by the “day glo” clothing trend.
  • You ever had a Swatch Watch, and a Swatch Guard for it.
  • Jelly bracelets & shoes!
  • You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we’d all be living on the moon.
  • You tried to convince your Dad to fit a strip of red lights on the front of his Capri so it looked like KITT.
  • You had a Swatch Watch with the Swatch Guard.
  • You could have got away with it if it hadn’t been for those meddling kids.
  • Your first computer was a Commodore 64 or an Atari 800.
  • You wrote your boyfriends name on the side of your canvas Keds.
  • Four-square was THE playground game.
  • You wore French rolls on the bottom of your splatter painted jeans.
  • Never let them see you sweat.
  • Your dream car was either: the A-team van, KITT or The General Lee.
  • You were convinced for years that Batman was a mildly overweight man with a moderate beer belly who wore his under wearoutside of his clothes and talked strangely
  • You thought eating Reese’s Pieces would attract your own Alien.
  • You can remember Michael Jackson when he was black.
  • You used to hold in your head the thought that all those gold chains on Mr. T actually looked kinda cool and the thought that Mr. T made millions seemed rational to you at the time.
  • You know what “Push Up” ice cream is.
  • You played with Lego?s when they were just blocks of various sizes, not any of the special little parts.
  • You know that another name for a keyboard is a “Synthesizer.”
  • You were only cool if you hung out at the Roller Rink and actually knew how to skate.
  • Chevy Chase was really funny in those Vacation movies.
  • You carried a big colored comb in your back pocket.
  • You can sing the McDonald’s Big Mack Filet-o-fish, quarter pounder, French Fry song while jump roping.
  • You know what “sike” and “not!” mean
  • You have worn a Banana Clip, or knew someone who did.

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