Words, Weights, Whatever

Friday, July 08, 2005

***Grrl of the Eighties***

(Temporarily interrupting Thursday's Talk)

You Know Your A Girl Who Grew Up In The 80s If.......................

1. You've ever ended a sentence with "PSYCHE"

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

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 / or
playing cards on your spokes for that incredible sound effects.

11. You can sing the entire theme song to " Duck Tales"

12. You remember when it was actually worth getting up early on a
Saturday to watch cartoons.

13.You wore a pony tail 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

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 Pail Kids 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 remeber 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
exchanded handmade friendship bracelets.

34. You ever owned a pair of Jelly-Shoes. ( and like #24, probably in
neon colors, too).

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

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

45. You wore socks scrunched down ( and sometimes still do.....
getting yelled at by "younger hip" members of the family.

46. Miss Mary Mack Mack Mack, all dressed in Black Black Black.

47. You remember boom boxes... and walking around with one on your
shoulder like you were all that.

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 Hooser / Samantha Micelli 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 , and
don't even flinch when people refer to them as NKOTB.

54. You knew all the characters names and their life stories on
"Saved By The Bell", the ORIGINAL class.

55. You know all the words to Bon Jovi- Shot Through The Heart.

56. You just sang those words to yourself.

57. You remember watching Magic vs. Bird.

58. Homemade Levi Shorts..... (the shorter the better)!!!

59. You remember when mullets were cool..... (UH NEVER)!!!

60. You had a mullet!!

61. You still sing "We Are The World"

62. You tight rolled your jeans.

63. You owned a bananna clip

64. You remember "Where's The Beef?"

65. You used to (and probably still do) say " What You Talkin About

66. You had big hair and you knew how to use it.

67. You're still singing "Shot Through The Heart" in your head,
aren't you!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • Oh. My. Gawd. (1) Can I just say that I said "psyche" yesterday to one of my clients? Holy crap. (4)Ummm, women here STILL wear biker shorts under their "fluffies." Eesh. (9) I own "Fraggle Rock" on VHS. (10) I did this one in the '70s. (14)Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello, Leonardo. (28)I LOVED SLAP BRACELETS! WOO HOO
    (29)Is "NOT" from the 80s? I thought Mike Myers coined that one.
    (30)Ummm, I still have a Generra Hypercolor shirt. LMAO! (35)I still do, hands down, the best Pee Wee impression on the planet. (37)Still own my groovy skates. Okay now everyone, SHOOT THE DUCK!
    (43)I hate you for putting this in my head. DOH! (46)...With silver buttons buttons buttons all down her back back back. (47)I still own that boom box. It's spray-painted metallic blue now. (56) DOH! (64)Awww, Clara Peller. (67) DOH! Again.

    By Blogger Christian, at 11:41 AM  

  • Too funny. And frighteningly accurate. But I thought slap bracelets were sooooo early 90s... I remember mine being confiscated by Dr. Mooney, my 9th grade econ teacher.


    By Blogger kate, at 10:05 PM  

  • "...And you're to blame,
    You give love a bad name!"


    By Blogger TK, at 6:25 AM  

  • Are you trying to tell us something??

    By Blogger Greg, at 9:15 AM  

  • oh, there's a little girl in me. ha!

    By Blogger joe, at 6:11 PM  

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