August 05, 2002

You might have grown up in the 80's if...

I'm so damn The current mood of augustdreams at

Awwwwww, mama and baby Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. :)

These are the guys I get to give tummy and chin rubs after closing. I don't get to touch the babies, though. That makes the mama Dolphins nervous.


Were you born in the mid-1970's? Then you were a Child of the 80's and this list is for you! (Note: I didn't create this list, but I added to it.)


You know what a "burnout" is.

You know what "Sike" means.

You know the profound meaning of "Wax on, Wax off".

You know that another name for a keyboard is a "Synthesizer".

You wanted to be a Goonie.

You know who Max Headroom is.

A picture of you exists wearing little bell-bottom pants.

You remember "The Electric Company" and "The Great Space Coaster".

You ever wore flourescent, neon if you will, clothing.

You could breakdance, or wish you could.

You wanted to be The Hulk for Halloween.

Partying "like it's 1999" seemed so far away.

You watched "Alf" and got worried during the episode where Alf and the father of the family were trapped in a blizzard.

You watched "Small Wonder" and weren't as horrified as you should have been by that weird, little robotic kid.

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

You knew what Willis was "talkin' 'bout".

You had to have your MTV.

You owned Colorforms, a Slinky and Shrinky-Dinks and you wanted an EZ-Bake oven.

You know that Weebles wobble but they don't fall down.

You hold a special place in your heart for "Back to the Future".

You thought Molly Ringwald was really cool.

You actually thought "Dirty Dancing" was a really good movie.

You collected Garbage Pail Kids.

You knew "The Artist" when he was humbly called "Prince."

You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game system.

You own any cassettes.

You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we'd all be living on the moon.

Poltergeist freaked you out.

You carried your lunch to school in a Gremlins or an E.T. lunchbox.

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

You know what a Doozer is.

You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish, or knew someone who did.

You ever had a Swatch Watch.

You listened to Duran Duran.

You remember when Saturday Night Live was funny.

You had WonderWoman or Superman underoos.

You know what a "Whammee" is.

You had a crush on Jon Bon Jovi, or knew someone who did.

You thought Brett Micheals and C.C. DeVille were really hot, even if they did wear mascara and use enough AquaNet to single-handedly create the hole in the Ozone layer.

Have a great night and thanks for reading.

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