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Sunday, 29 April 2007
02:31:01 AM (GMT)
Take a look at this list. If you can identify with more than half of them, you are a
child of the 1970's or 1980's. 	

"All skaters, change directions" means something to you. 
"Members Only" jackets...say no more. 
A predominant color in your childhood photos is "plaid". 
And lastly, I'll make a song stick in your head for the rest 
Chevy Chase was really funny in those vacation movies. 
If female: you thought that Shawn Cassidy was "dreamy", lusted after "Ted, your
ship's photographer" on the Love Boat or Chachi. 
If male: your first love was Marsha Brady, Jeannine, Samantha from Bewitched, Josie
or any one of the Pussycat. 
In your sophomore class picture, you're wearing a shirt with the collar "up". 
It was a major accomplishment to get to the "Chase" scene in Ms. Pacman. 
Leg warmers were cool. 
Most of the fillings in your mouth are directly related to Bazooka or Bubble Yum. 

Rotary phones. 
Schoolhouse Rock played a HUGE part in how you learned things like grammar, math and
history. (A big hint here is if the only way you can recite the Preamble to the
Constitution is by singing it.) 
The Brady Bunch Movie brings back warm memories. 
You can remember the words to the theme song of "The Greatest American Hero."
There was nothing strange about Bert and Ernie living together. 
This rings a bell: "and my name, is Charlie. They work for me." 
This rings a bell: "My name is Charlie, and they work for me."! 
You actually believed that Mikey, famed kid on the Life cereal commercials, died
after eating Pop Rocks and drinking a Coke. 
You actually remember Benetton. 
You actually remember Mr. Bill. 
You can recite the Preamble to the Constitution, but only to the tune of Schoolhouse
You ever asked to be gagged with a spoon. 
You ever had a Dorothy Hamill haircut or used Short and Sassy shampoo. 
You ever owned a Donnie and Marie or Sonny and Cher poster. 
You ever owned a set of "Pop-Wheels", that handy little combination of shoe and
roller skate that lasted about a year on the open market. 
You ever wanted to learn to play "Stairway to Heaven" on the guitar and choreographed
"Dancing Queen" by yourself in your room. 
You found nothing strange about Bert and Ernie living together. 
You know all the words to the double-album set of the "Grease" soundtrack. 
You know who shot J.R. 
You know, by heart, the words to Weird Al Yankovic's songs. 
You learned to swim at about the same time "Jaws" came out... and still carry the
emotional scars to prove it. 
You owned a Jordache anything, or you remember when Jordache jeans were cool. 
You recall when Love's Baby Soft was in every girl's Christmas stocking. 
You remember "Friday Night Videos" before the days of MTV. 
You remember Bo and Luke Duke, Daisy, Boss Hogg, or, worst of all - what Sheriff
Roscoe's full name was. (Coltrain) 
You remember having a rotary phone. 
You remember having to get off the couch to change the TV channel. 
You remember that music that was labeled "alternative" really was. 
You remember the days when "safe sex" meant "my parents are going out of town". 

You remember trying to guess the first episode of the Brady Bunch from the first
You remember wanting to stay up to see Mr. Bill on Saturday Night Live. 
You remember when film critics were certain that no movie could ever possibly get
better special effects than those in the movie TRON. 
You remember when there was only "G", "PG", and "R". 
You remember when your cable TV box had a sliding selector switch and your "cable or
VCR remote" was connected to the TV by a CORD! 
You still wonder if Mikey died from a lethal cocktail of Pop Rocks and Coca Cola. 

You took family trips BEFORE the invention of the mini-van and remember riding in the
back of the station wagon trying to get passing trucks to honk at you. 
You tuned in regularly to the adventures of the Bionic Man and Woman, Wonder Woman,
and/or the Incredible Hulk. 
You were not allowed to see The Exorcist, The Omen, or The Blue Lagoon when they came
You were unsure if Diet Coke would ever catch on. 

Your first musical purchase was an 8-track tape. 
Your jaw would ache by the time you finished one of those brick-sized packages of
Your parents paid $2,000 for a top-loading VCR that was almost the size of a coffee
Your parents wanted you to attend medical school, but you decided it was pointless
since Quincy got all the babes anyway. 
You're currently employed doing something that has absolutely nothing to do with your
college major. 
You're starting to believe that having the kids go to school all year wouldn't be
such a bad idea after all. 

You've ever owned a pair of rainbow suspenders like the ones Mork used to wear. 
You've recently horrified yourself by using any one of the following phrases: "You
know, back when...," "When I was your age...," or "When I was
younger..."	"Alternative" music actually was...and not popular Top 40 tunes. 
"Ca-vey Wa-vey!" means anything to you. 
"Celebration" by Kool & the Gang was one of the hot new songs when you first heard it
at a school dance 
"Poltergeist" totally freaked you out. 
(Girls) You owned a pair of Pixie Boots, generally worn with leg warmers. 
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. 
Atari, IntelliVision, TelStar and Coleco were the ultimate gaming systems to own. 
Cerise pink, electric blue and banana yellow have ever featured in your wardrobe or
make-up collection. 
Chevy Chase was really funny in those Vacation movies. 
Conveyor belts regularly carried washing machines, deep-fat fryers and a cuddly toy.

Dungeons & Dragons was your favorite cartoon. 
Four-square was THE playground game.
Guys: You remember when a guy piercing his ear was radical to the max, but did it
If you ever said "I pity the fool".
In many of your childhood photos you are wearing something plaid.
Jelly bracelets & shoes! 
Leg warmers and headbands alá Pat Benatar once looked really cool to you. 
Never let them see you sweat. 
Not that you'd do it personally, but body piercing captivates your attention 
Once, while spending hours in the arcade, you actually lined up quarters on the top
panel of the game -- to "reserve" your spot. 
One word: Izod. 
Ooh, you could crush a Grape! 
Parachuting Action man was your favorite toy. 
Partying "like it's 1999" seemed SO far away. 
Pierce Brosnon will always be Remington Steele, not James Bond.
Poltergeist freaked you out. 
Punks actually "shocked" people. 
Schoolhouse Rock played a HUGE part in how you actually learned the English language

Shiny grey flecked suits. 
Spend a majority of your time in your late 20s & early 30s obsessing over how much
better things were "back then". 
The Brady Bunch movie brought back cool memories 
The Dark Crystal is still one of your favorite movies.
The first time you ever kissed someone at a dance fell during "Crazy for You" by
The phrase "Where's the beef?" still doubles you over with laughter 
The TV movie "The Day After" still scares the heck out of you.
There were at least three people in your school that voluntarily went by the names of
"Skip" "Buffy" "Muffy" or "Dexter." 

You thought eating Reese's Pieces would attract your own Alien.
There were days that the homework just had to wait until the ABC Afterschool Special
was over.
This rings a bell: "and my name, is Charlie. They work for me." 
U2 is too "popular" and "mainstream" for you now
When someone mentions two consecutive days of the week, the Happy Days theme is stuck
in your head for hours on end. 
While in high school, you and all your friends discussed elaborate plans to get
together again at the end of the century and play "1999" by Prince over and over
Words: "Atari" "IntelliVision" and "Coleco". Sound familiar? 
You actually believed for a minute that K.I.T. (The night rider) actually was real.
You actually know who Rick Springfield is 
You actually saw Ted Danson as the MacDaddy he played "Sam" to be. 
You actually spent countless hours trying to perfect the care-bear stare. 
You actually thought "Dirty Dancing" was a REALLY good movie.
You always wondered why Tootie always wore those skates.
You are still baffled by the "day glo" clothing trend. 
You believed that "By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!"
You can name at least half of the members of the elite "Brat Pack." 
You can remember Michael Jackson when he was black.
You can remember watching Full House and Saved by the Bell for endless hours. 
You can remember what Quatro tasted like. 
You can sing the McDonald's Big Mack Filet-o-fish, quarter pounder, French Fry song
while jump roping.
You can still sing the rap to "Fresh Prince of Belair". 
You can, right now, hum to yourself the theme to 'Inspector Gadget' 
You can't remember a time when "going out for coffee" DIDN'T involve 49,000
selections to choose from. 
You can't remember a time when "hitting the outlet stores" didn't mean going to an
electrical warehouse 
You can't remember when the word "networking" didn't have a computer connotation to
it as well 
You carried a big colored comb in your back pocket.

You carried you lunch to school in a Gremlins or an ET lunchbox. 
You chewed Dr. Pepper bubble gum.
You could break dance, or wish you could.
You could go through a case of Aqua Net hairspray in a week.
You could have got away with it if it hadn't been for those meddling kids. 
You cried at Zammo's funeral. 
You even wore fluorescent, neon if you will, clothing. 
You ever did the top toggle of your coat up around your neck without having your arms
in the sleeves, and knew you looked like a super-hero. 
You ever dressed to emulate a person you saw in either a Duran Duran, Madonna, or
Cyndi Lauper video. 
You ever had a Swatch Watch, and a Swatch Guard for it.
You ever had more than 10 sweets in a 10p mix-up. 
You ever owned a pair of "Pop-Wheels"—that handy little combination of shoe and
roller skate that lasted about a year on the open market. 
You ever owned a thin, black leather tie (and were proud of it), or worse it was
patterned like a piano. 
You ever owned one of those embarrassing crimping irons. 
You ever said "It's my ball, and if I can't be Kevin Keegan I'm going home!" 
You ever uttered the word "Radical!" 
You ever wanted to be gagged with a spoon. 
You ever wore fluorescent—neon if you will—clothing... 
You fell out with friends during heated arguments about the relative merits of Matt &
You fell victim to 80's fashion: big hair, crimped, combed over to the side, and you
wore spandex pants. 
You freaked out a little when you realized you fall into the "26-50" category of most
You got a Little Professor calculator for Christmas.
You had a crush on Bo Derek. 
You had a crush on Jon Bon Jovi, or know someone who did.
You had a crush on one of the Corey's (Haim or Feldman).
You had a crush on one of the New Kids on the Block members. 
You had a poster of Rob Lowe, Kirk Cameron, Michael J. Fox or Don Johnson on your
You had a Swatch Watch with the Swatch Guard.
You had MALL Hair.
You had slouch socks, and puff painted your own shirt at least once. 
You had to come in the house when the street lights came on.
You HAD to have your MTV.
You had to stay after class to scrub your desk because your silver Outliner pen
leaked through.
You had top-of-the-line Commodore 64s in your jr. high computer lab 
You had Wonder Woman or Superman underoos.
You have a tendency to turn the collar up on your Polo shirts.
You have ever called 867-5309. 
You have ever danced (or even worse cried) to Kylie & Jason. 
You have ever po-goed or space-hopped. 
You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female Smurf.
You have heard of "Garbage Pail Kids" (and perhaps still have a collection of them).

You have seen at least 10 episodes of Fraggle Rock. 
You have worn a Banana Clip, or knew someone who did. 
You held the top score on Pac-Man. 
You hid out behind the gym during recess to read "Are you there God, it’s me
Margaret?" with your friends.
You hold a special place in your heart for "Back to the Future."
You inserted the word "like" into, like, every sentence. 
You jammed to the Miami Vice theme and thought Jan Hammer was cool. 
You just had to have a Trapper Keeper to stay organized at school.
You knew "The Artist" when he was humbly called "Prince." 
You knew all the words to Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire", but it really
didn't hold any meaning for you until about the third verse 
You knew what Willis was "talkin' 'bout."
You knew who Max's boss Jonathan Hart was.
You know all of the words to at least one of the Schoolhouse Rock songs.
You know all the words to "Ice Ice Baby". 
You know how (or wanted to be able) to Moonwalk! 
You know how to use a rotary phone. 
You know that another name for a keyboard is a "Synthesizer." 
You know the profound meaning of "Wax on, Wax off." 
You know what "Push Up" ice cream is.
You know what "sike" and "not!" mean 
You know what a "burnout" is. 
You know what a "Whammee" is..
You know what a Doozer is. 
You know what leg warmers are and probably had a pair.
You know what movie the phrase, "Number 5 is alive!" is from.
You know where to go if you "wanna go where everybody knows your name."
You know who Derek Wildstar, Mark Venture, Captain Avatar, Nova and Desslock are. 
You know who Fat Albert is.
You know who He-Man and She-Ra are. 
You know who Max Headroom is.
You know who Mr. T is.
You know who played Uncle Ned, Elyse’s brother, on Family Ties. 
You know who Spuds McKenzie, The Noid, and Joe Isuzu are.
You know who Tina Yothers is. 
You know, by heart, the words to any "Weird" Al Yankovic song. 
You layered your multi-colored slouch socks, and added suspenders to make your outfit
You like the guy who played Freddy Kruger better as Wilie on "V".
You made Star Wars shrinky dinks in your oven.
You never questioned why the A-Team were always imprisoned in places that had
sufficient tools to build an armored tank. 
You never thought they’d be able to top the special effects in TRON.
You own a real Rubik’s Cube
You own any cassettes or records.
You owned a *realRubik's cube. 
You owned a doll with 'Xavier Roberts' signed on it's butt. 
You owned a Jordache anything, or you remember when Jordache jeans were cool. 
You owned a T-shirt that said, "I shot J. R. " or know someone who did.
You owned at least one Choose Your Own Adventure book. 
You owned, or wanted a "Frankie says..." T-shirt. 
You owned/operated a 'Trapper Keeper' 
You played with Lego’s when they were just blocks of various sizes, not any of the
special little parts.
You remember "Friday Night Videos" before the days of MTV. 
You remember and/or owned any of the Care Bear glass collections from Pizza Hut.
You remember any or all of the following: Echo & the Bunnymen, Cutting Crew, Scritti
Politti, or Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark. 
You remember Dirk Benedict as Starbuck long before he played Face.
You remember exactly where you were when you heard the space shuttle had exploded.
You remember Look In magazine, and when it was only 20p 
You remember Michael Jackson when he was still black.
You remember the aerobie scare. 
You remember the days that hooking your computer into your TV wasn't an expensive
option that required gadgets - it was the ONLY WAY to use your computer! 
you remember the days when "safe sex" meant "my parents are gone for the weekend" 
You remember the episode of Good Times when Flo broke down after James' funeral.
you remember the first time "Space: Above and Beyond" aired it was called "Battlestar
You remember the original version of Windows: Macintosh. 
You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game system 
You remember when Betamax was at the cutting edge of technology. 
You remember when cellular phones weighed 15 lbs. and had to be carried over your
You remember when Deborah Gibson was "Debbie" Gibson. 
You remember when film critics raved that no movie could ever possibly get better
special effects than those in the movie TRON. 
You remember when Jordache jeans with a flat-handle comb in the back pocket was cool.

You remember when Keith Chegwin & Maggie Philbin were the hottest romantic couple. 
You remember when Madonna was just hitting the scene. 
You remember when McDonald’s served their burgers in styrofoam boxes.
You remember when Molly Ringwald was on Facts of Life.
you remember when music that was labeled "alternative" really was 
You remember when Ricky Martin was a member of Menudo.
You remember when Saturday Night Live was funny. 
You remember when the A-Ha video was the pinnacle of modern technology, and you can
still sing all the words. 
You remember when you could buy half cans of soda (great for field trip days!).
You remember with pain the sad day when the Green Machine hit the streets and made
your old big wheel quite obsolete. 
You rolled the sleeves of your suit jacket up 
You sat on your back porch, playing with your "My Little Pony" , "Rainbow Brite" ,
and "Strawberry Shortcake" dolls 
You skipped school on the day Luke and Laura got married on General Hospital.
You stared a SLAM book or wrote in one.
You still know the Big Mac song. "Two all beef patties, special sauce…" 
You still love to play Pong!
You think there should be a Kids Incorporated original cast reunion.
You thought "Weird Science" was a masterpiece. 
You thought being a latch key kid was completely normal.
You thought Molly Ringwald was REALLY cool.
You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.
You thought UTFOs "Roxanne, Roxanne" song was the bomb!
You totally LOVED Barbie's cooler, punkier counterpart, "Jem" and her "Rockers" 
You tried a can of clear Pepsi but hated it like everyone else did. 
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 tried to set up a "Famous Five" or "Secret Seven" gang with your school friends.

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 used to own a Snoopy Sno Cone Machine.
You wanted to be a Goonie. 
You wanted to be either Nancy Drew or the Hardy Boys. 
You wanted to be on Star Search.
You wanted to be The Hulk for Halloween. 
You wanted to communicate with Synergy, or you wanted green hair like that lead
singer of the Misfits.
You wanted to dress like the Hulk or She-Ra at Halloween.
You wanted to have an alien like Alf living in your house. 
you watched HR Puffenstuff as a child, but now that you're older, you really
understand that it would have been much betterhad you known about drugs at the time 
You watched Mary Lou Retton win the gold.
You watched Purple Rain over and over again.
You went to school with Pogo Patterson, Gripper Stebson, and Ro-land. 
You were a "wanna be". Madonna, Duran Duran, Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Boy
George, etc. 
You were afraid of the Sleestacks on Land of The Lost.
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 were disappointed when an episode of 3-2-1 Contact didn’t include a Bloodh

Amaterasu says:   14 July 2007   257335  
holy crap thts long.....O.O
‹shii-chan♥› says :   9 August 2007   566293  
yes it is... it's really long!!

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