Children of the 80s - 02-15-2010, 10:20 AM
Posting cuz it's funny. XD As a child of the 80s, I can say yes to a lot of these.
funny-haha.co.uk - Joke: Children of the 80's
Children of the 80's
How true is this, aah the good old days!
Hello children of the 80's. Read this, it will take you back but be careful 'cause it will also make you realise that you are now actually quite old.......
1.. Um Bongo, Um Bongo, They drink it in the Congo
2.. You played with "My Little Ponies."
3.. Friendship bracelets were ties that couldn't be broken.
4.. You ever read Nancy Drew,
5.. The Hardy Boys, The Babysitters Club, Forever or Sweet Valley High.
6.. You wanted to be on "Jim'll Fix It".
7.. You wore one of those slap-on wristbands at some point...or heaven forbid one of those T-shirts that changed colour with heat (Global Hypercolour).
8.. You were upset when She-ra, Princess of Power and He-Man got cancelled.
9.. You can remember watching Saved by the Bell 16.. You even wore fluorescent-neon clothing... (if you can call it clothing!)
10. You could break dance (ok, you wished you could)
11.. You remember when Amiga was a state of the art video game system.
12.. You remember M.C. Hammer.
13.. You can still sing the rap to "Fresh Prince of Bel Air"....
14.. You can remember when it was Jazzy Jeff and The fresh Prince and NOT just plain Will Smith!
15.. You own ANY cassettes.
16.. You have ever pondered on why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf.
17.. My Little Pony, Gummy Bears and Transformers are familiar to you.
18.. You ever had a Swatch Watch.
19.. You believed that "By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!"
20.. With your pink (or blue) portable tape player, you sang to Kylie and Jason!
21.. Partying "like it's 1999" seemed SO far away.
22.. You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we'd all be living in space.
23.. You recorded songs off the radio with your boom box.
24.. Your arm was full of rubber bracelets.
25.. You wore those wide, colourful shoelaces.
26.. You never questioned why the A-Team were always imprisoned in places that had sufficient tools to build an armoured tank.
27.. You ever did the top toggle of your coat up around your neck without having your arms in the sleeves, and you knew you looked like a superhero.
28.. You remember watching a house inhabited by a jester, a pantomime horse and a woman who sneezed, and thinking that this was perfectly normal.
29.. You've ever had more than 10 sweets in a 10p mix-up.
30.. You could have got away with it if it wasn't for those meddling kids.
31.. You remember Fingermouse and Dangermouse(not forgetting his trusty sidekick Penfold!)
32.. You remembered Monster Munch when they were 10p.
33.. When 'Computer' Tennis, Pac-Man and Donkey-Kong ruled
34.. You remember hearing the tune then running out to buy an ice cream cone on a warm summer night - 99's, scr'ewballs or a cider lolly.
35.. You got up extra early, especially to watch Saturday Morning cartoons
36.. You remember Ant and Dec as PJ and Duncan
37.. Water balloons were the ultimate weapon.
38.. It wasn't odd to have two or three "best" friends.
39.. You remember when Snickers were Marathons and Starburst were Opal Fruits.
40.. You remember when 25p was decent pocket money and you'd reach into a muddy gutter for 10p.
41.. Important decisions were made by going eeny-meeny-miney-mo."
42.. Scrapes and bruises were kissed and made better and taking drugs meant orange-flavoured chewable aspirin.
43.. You called Going Live on 081 811 8181.
44.. .... And you had your own Gordon the Gopher.
And I haven't forgotten you, Children of the 90s! - 02-15-2010, 10:23 AM
Posted in two cuz of the character limit. XD How many of these apply to you?
superfuture :: supertalk :: children of the 90's
You're a 90's kid if:
You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE!"
You can sing the rap to "The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air"
You remember when Kurt Cobain, Tu Pac, River Phoenix, and Selena died.
You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey from "Blossom" and that "How Rude!" comes from Stephanie from "Full House"
You remember when it was actually worth getting up early
on a Saturday to watch cartoons.
You got super excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at school.
You remember reading "Goosebumps"
You know the profound meaning of "Wax on, wax off"
You have pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.
You took plastic cartoon lunch boxes to school.
You danced to "Wannabe" by the Spice Girls, Females: had a new motto, Males: got a whole lot ***-er. (so tell me what you want, what you really really want.)
You remember the craze, then the banning of slap bracelets and slam books.
You still get the urge to say "NOT" after (almost) every sentence...Not...
Where in the world is Carmen San Diego? was both a game and a TV game show.
You knew that Kimberly, the pink ranger, and Tommy, the green Ranger were meant to be together.
When playing power rangers with friends you fought over who got to be who............and still all ended up being Tommy.
You remember when super nintendo's became popular.
You remember watching home alone 1, 2 , and 3........and tried to pull the pranks on "intruders"
"I've fallen and I can't get up"
You remember going to the skating rink before there were inline skates
Two words... Trapper Keeper.
You never got injured on a Slip 'n' Slide
You wore socks over leggings scrunched down
"Miss Mary Mack, Mack, Mack, all dressed in black, black, black, with silver buttons, buttons, buttons, all down her back, back, back" SHE ASKED HER MOTHER MOTHER MOTHER FOR FIFTY CENTS CENTS CENTS TO SEE THE ELEPHANTS PHANTS PHANTS JUMP OVER THE FENCE THE FENCE THE FENCE
he jumped so high high high he touched the sky sky sky and he didnt come back back back til the forth of july ly ly he jumped so low ow ow he stubbed his toe toe toe and thats the end end end of the elephants show show show
You remember boom boxes vs. cd players
You remember New Kids on The Block when they were cool
You knew all the characters names and their life stories on "Saved By The Bell"
You played and/or collected "Pogs"
You had at least one Tamagotchi, GigaPet or Nano and brought it everywhere
You watched the original Care Bears, My Little Pony, and Ninja Turtles
NANCY DREW AND THE HARDY BOYS WERE THE BEST MYSTERY BOOKS
Yikes pencils and erasers were the stuff!
All your school supplies were "Lisa Frank" brand.(pencils.notebooks.binders.etc.)
You remember when the new Beanie Babies were always sold out.
You used to wear those stick on earings, not only on your ears, but at the corners of your eyes.
You remember a time before the WB.
You've gotten creeped out by "Are You Afraid of the Dark?"
You know the Macarena by heart.
"Talk to the hand" ... enough said
You thought Brain woud finally take over the world
You always said, "Then why don't you marry it!"
You remember when everyone went slinky crazy.
You remember when razor scooters were cool.
02-15-2010, 10:55 AM
I was born in 1985, so I am a baby of the 80's and a child of the 90's. I remember 27/44 trends of the 80's. As for the 90's... EVERY SINGLE FAD! No lie. I loved growing up in the 90's.
02-15-2010, 11:14 AM
Another one I'd add to the list is as follows. I remember when Sonic the Hedgehog was just that; Sonic, by himself, no sidekicks and no friends. XD I had the first ever Sonic game and got freaked out by the drowning music; it still freaks me out, actually. XD
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