remember when Jordache jeans were cool.
2. In your
9th grade class picture you were wearing an Izod shirt with
the collar up.
know by heart the words to any Weird Al Yankovic song.
words: Atari, IntelliVision and Coleco, sound familiar.
remember Friday Night Videos before the days of MTV.
6. A predominant
color in your childhood photos is plaid.
in high school, you and your friends discussed elaborate plans
to get together again at the end of the century and listen to
remember when music that was labeled alternative, really was
took family trips BEFORE the invention of the minivan.
rode in the back of the station wagon and you faced the cars
recently horrified yourself by using any one of the following
was your age...
remember with pain the sad day when the Green Machine hit the
streets and made our old Big Wheel quite obsolete.
phrase "Where's the beef," still doubles you over
honestly remember when film critics raved that no movie could
ever possibly get better special effects than those in the movieTRON.
miss Ted the photographer on The Love Boat.
hair at some point in time in the 80's became something which
can only be described by the phrase,"I was experimenting".
ever shopped at a Benetton, but not in the last 5 years.
starting to believe now that maybe having the kids go to school
year round wouldn't be such a bad idea after all.
doing absolutely nothing pertaining to your major.
remember trying to guess the episode of the Brady Bunch from
the first scene.
had a frontrow seat for Luke and Laura's wedding on General
parents wanted you to attend medical school, but you decided
it was pointless since Quincy got all the babes anyway.
know who shot JR .
rings a bell: "...and my name is Charlie. They work for
were unsure if Diet Coke would ever catch on after all.
know all the words to the double album set of Grease.
ever had a Dorothy Hammill haircut.
sat with your friends on a Friday night and dialed 867-5309
to see if Jenny would answer.
skate, change directions", means something to you.
owned a pair of Rainbow suspenders just like Mork used to wear.
owned a preppy handbook.
remember when there was only PG and R.
remember when your cable TV box had a sliding selector switch.
jaw would ache by the time you finished those brick sized packages
of Bazooka gum.
remember Bo and Luke Duke.
was nothing strange about Bert and Ernie living together.
actually believed that Mikey, famed for his Life cereal commercials,
died after eating a packet of pop rocks and drinking a Coke.
theme song to Greatest American Hero still comes back to you
on occasion (BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I'M WALKING ON AIR...)
you saw a Van Halen concert with a lead singer named David Lee
Rock played a HUGE part in how you actually learned the
and leg warmers were cool
were afraid of the Sleestaks on Land of the Lost.
learned to swim about the same time "Jaws" came out
and still carry the emotional scars to this day.
always wanted to learn to play "Stairway to Heaven"
on the guitar and choreographed "Dancing Queen" by
yourself in your room.
ever used the phrase "kiss mah grits" in conversation.
could sing "99 Red Balloons" in English and in German.
ever wanted to be gagged with a spoon.
49. You remember
LeFreak by Chic.
50. You had a "Members Only"
jacket and wouldn't wear it without the sleeves pushed up to
51. You owned a pair of jelly
52. You thought the jump from
8-tracks to cassette tapes was a technological revolution.
53. 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 he made millions seemed
rational to you at the time.
54. You're starting to think
that Corvettes really look good, and aren't really for guy's
going through a mid-life crisis. That's not you.
55. You're finding that you
just don't understand more than half the lingo used on MTV any
56. When somone mentions two
consecutive days of the week, the Happy Days theme is stuck
in your head for hours on end.
57. You ever used the phrase
"don't make me angry... you wouldn't like me when I'm angry"
when trying to frighten someone off.
58. You spent endless nights
dreaming about being the Bionic Woman or Wonder Woman or the
Six Million Dollar Man [well, maybe not being...].
59. You remember "Hey, let's
be careful out there."
60. You ever dressed to emulate
a person you saw in either a Duran Duran, Madonna, or Cyndi
61. Kids that work in restaurants
and supermarkets are calling you sir or ma'am.