Delusions of Grandeur

gotta love the 80’s

Posted on: January 30, 2004

> >You know you grew up in the 1980’s IF….
> >
> > 1.) You know what “Sike” means.
> >
> >2.) You know the profound meaning of “Wax on, Wax off.”
> >
> >3.) You know that another name for a keyboard is a “Synthesizer.”
> >
> > 4.) You can sing the McDonald’s Big Mack, Filet-o-Fish, quarter pounder
> >and French fry song.
> >
> > 5.) You know who Mr. T is.
> >
> > 6.) You know Fat Albert and the man behind his voice.
> >
> > 7.) You ever wore fluorescent, neon clothing.
> >
> > 8.) You could breakdance, or wish you could.
> >
> > 9.) You wanted to be “a punk” for Halloween.
> >
> >10.) You believed that “By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!”
> >
> > 11.) Partying “like it’s 1999” seemed SO far away.
> >
> > 12.) You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.
> >
> > 13.) You knew that “knowing is half the battle.”
> >
> >14.) You wanted to be on Star Search.
> >
> >15.) You can remember Michael Jackson when he was black.
> >
> >16.) You wore a banana clip at some point during your youth.
> >
> >17.) You remember the garbage pail kids, and maybe owned some.
> >
> >18.) You knew what Willis was “talkin’bout.”
> >
> >19.) You understood when Scooby Doo said, “Rut row raggy?” and laughed
when
> >Shaggy said “Zoinks!”
> >
> >20.) You HAD to have your MTV.
> >
> > 21.) You actually thought “Dirty Dancing” was a REALLY good movie.
> >
> >22.) You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game system.
> >
> >23.) You owned any cassettes.
> >
> >24.) You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we’d all be living on
> >the moon.
> >
> >25.) You remember and/or owned any of the Care Bear Glass collection from
> >Pizza Hut or the Muppets glasses from McDonalds.
> >
> > 26.) Poltergeist freaked you out.
> >
> > 27.) “Bueller?”
> >
> >28.) You carried your lunch to school in a Gremlins, ET, Dukes of Hazard,
> >Knight Rider, Strawberry Shortcake or A-Team lunch box.
> >
> >29.) You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf.
> >
> >30.) You know what leg warmers are and probably had a pair.
> >
> >31.) You heard “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” at least 100 times.
> >
> >32.) You wore your Izod shirt with the collar up.
> >
> >33.) You had a Swatch Watch with the Swatch Guard.
> >
> >34.) You loved the “Where’s the beef?” Wendy’s commercial.
> >
> >35.) You remember when Happy Meals came in a box, not a paper bag.
> >
> >36.) You remember when Saturday Night Live was funny.
> >
> >37.) You had Wonder Woman or Superman underoos.
> >
> >38.) You know what a “Push Up” ice cream is.
> >
> >39.) You had to come in the house when the street lights came on.
> >
> >40.) You had to change into play clothes after school.
> >
> >41.) You owned, or knew somebody with a Commodore 64.
> >
> >42.) You hated Scrappy Doo.
> >
> >43.) You recorded songs off the radio with your boom box.
> >
> >44.) You wish you had a light saber.
> >
> >45.) Somehow you still know all the words to songs played on VH1…VH1
does
> >suddenly seem cool…so do all of those “adult contemporary” radio
> >stations.
> >
> >46.) Your arm was full of rubber bracelets.
> >
> >47.) You have ever said, “Gag me with a spoon.”
> >
> >48.) You have ever wondered what happened to Saturday morning cartoons.
> >
> >49.) You had to get up to change the channel.
> >
> >50.) You can still sing 1 to 12 from the Pinball machine on Sesame
Street.
> >
> >51.) You thought the “Thriller” video was pretty cool.
> >
> >52.) You remember the first time you went into a video store to ent a
> >movie.
> >
> >53.) Boys wore those wide, colorful shoelaces, and girls wore jellies.
> >
> >54.) Quiet Riot’s “Come on feel the noise” was the best song-ever.
> >
> >55.) You know which movie “I want my two dollars” came from.
> >
> >56.) You still cannot go in to the water because of that dang movie
“Jaws”.
> >
> >57.) El Debarge’s “Feel the beat of the Rhythm of the night” plagued the
> >radio every hour.
> >
> >58.) “The Cure” was about as weird as a band could get, but you liked
them
> >anyway.
> >
> >59.) You made a party out of Pay Perview Wrestlemania events.
> >
> >IF you can identify with at least half of this list then you, my friend,
> >are a “Child of the 80’s”.

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