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You know you grew up in the 1980's and early 1990's if...

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

2. You watched the Pound Puppies.

3. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Belair"

4. You wore biker shorts under your skirts and felt stylish.

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: M.C. Hammer

9. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock".

10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars.

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

12. When 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.

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 Jordache jean jacket and you were proud of it.

19. L.A. Gear...

20. You wanted to change your name to "JEM" in Kindergarten.

21. You remember reading "Tales of a fourth grade nothing" and all the Ramona books. Ramona completed in 1st grade.

22. You know the profound meaning of "WAX ON, WAX OFF"

23. You wanted to be a Goonie.

24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing.

25. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off...

26. You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.

27. You took Lunch Pails to school.

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 Sheera and He-Man should hook up.

33. You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you exchanged 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 in-line 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.

46. "Miss MARY MACK MACK MACK, all dressed in BLACK BLACK BLACK"

47. You remember boom boxes vs. cd players.

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 Howser 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.

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 THRU THE HEART.

56. You just sang those words to yourself.(didn't you)

57.You remember watching Magic vs. Bird.

58.You cut your t-shirts in half and wore it with your

homemade Levi shorts..(the shorter the better)

59. You remember when mullets were cool!

60. You had a mullet!

61. You still sing "We are the World"

(I found this rather funny in another forum so I share it with you...) :)

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hm...

46. "Miss MARY MACK MACK MACK, all dressed in BLACK BLACK BLACK"

Shouldn't it be: "Miss MARY MACK MACK MACK, she was on CRACK CRACK CRACK "

I was born in the 80s but remember couple of those things

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the 's' in MASH stood for 'shack' here

It stood for shack in CT as well.

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Oregon Trail Baby!!!! I wish I could find that and run it....just for kicks...

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Oregon Trail Baby!!!! I wish I could find that and run it....just for kicks...

Actually, I have it on CDROM...they reproduced copies of it a couple of years ago, and my fiancee and I decided to pick it up for nostalgia. It ran on my Athlon on W2K (or was it XP? I don't remember now) just fine. Those squirrels are still tough little buggers to shoot. :)

You can probably still find it for sale. If not, let me know.

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Oregon Trail Baby!!!! I wish I could find that and run it....just for kicks...

Try here. They have the original Apple II version, which you can run through an emulator (which they also have). I wasted so many hours playing that.

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I can recognize myself in some of them (born in 1980 and European), but most of them in this list are for Americans.

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remember those folding paper things with the 4 squares?

You mean the "fortune-tellers?"

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I'm a little sad. I am familiar with only about 6 of the 61. Does this mean I'm old now?

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I'm a little sad. I am familiar with only about 6 of the 61. Does this mean I'm old now?

You're only old if you feel it. :) Besides some of them might be before your time, or just not as applicable for where you grew up.

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I'm a little sad. I am familiar with only about 6 of the 61. Does this mean I'm old now?

Or young!!

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I only remember 11 of those, mostly from short TV flashes, and I did not have children in the 80s as many of my generation did. However, I do remember about 4 of those from the 60s, so I guess things don't change all that much. ;)

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I finally did the count (I'm drunk), and got 9 - only because I think I'm too old. I just found grey hair on my RIGHT side temples yesterday, finally completing the trilogy (left temples, center, and now right side). Time to go grey with dignity..

Of course, I still look about 30 to most people...heh.

Future Shock

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I just found grey hair on my RIGHT side temples yesterday, finally completing the trilogy (left temples, center, and now right side).  Time to go grey with dignity..

That is not the worst of it. About six months ago I found a few gray hairs somewhere else. :blink:

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I'm 23 and although I haven't started going grey, I've lost about an inch of hair in the front. I am not amused.

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I'm 23 and although I haven't started going grey, I've lost about an inch of hair in the front. I am not amused.

I'm 25, and as you might guess from my handle, my hair has also begun a northward migration. ;)

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