You are a child of the 80’s If…
*You know what a “burnout” is.
*You owned/operated a ‘Trapper Keeper’
*You know what “Psych” means.
*Once, while spending hours in the arcade, you actually lined up quarters on the top panel of the game — to “reserve” your spot.
*You know the profound meaning of “Wax on, Wax off”.
*You know that another name for a keyboard is a “Synthesizer”.
*You can name at least half of the members of the elite “Brat Pack”.
*You know who Tina Yothers is.
*You wanted to be a Goonie.
*You felt ashamed when Rob Lowe got in trouble for sex with minors and videotaping it, because you liked him.
*You had top-of-the-line Commodore 64s in your jr. high computer lab
*You know who Max Headroom is.
*You even wore fluorescent, neon if you will, clothing.
*You could breakdance, or wish you could.
*You wanted to be The Hulk for Halloween.
*You Believed that “By the power of Greyskull, you HAD the power!”
*Partying “like it’s 1999” seemed SO far away.
*You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye.
*You can, right now, hum to yourself the theme to ‘Inspector Gadget’
*You wanted to be on Star Search.
*You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off.
*You wore a banana clip at some point during your youth, or knew someone who did.
*You knew what Willis was “talkin’ ’bout”.
*You HAD to have your MTV
*You remember when Kramer was on a show called ‘Friday’s’
*You hold a special place in your heart for “Back to the Future”.
*You know where to go if you “wanna go where everybody knows your name”.
*You thought Molly Ringwald was REALLY cool.
*You actually thought “Dirty Dancing” was a REALLY good movie.
*You heard of Garbage Pail Kids.
*You knew “The Artist” when he was humbly called “Prince”.
*You actually saw Ted Danson as the MacDaddy he played “Sam” to be.
*You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game system
*You own(ed) any ‘cassette singles’
*You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we’d all be living on the moon.
*You remember And/or own any of the Care Bear Glass collection from Pizza Hut. Or any other stupid collection they came out with.
*Poltergeist freaked you out.
*You carried you lunch to school in a Gremlins or an ET lunchbox.
*You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf.
*You know what a Doozer is.
*You wore bike shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish, or knew someone who did.
*You ever had a Swatch Watch.
*You remember when Saturday Night Live was funny.
*You had Wonder Woman or Superman underoos.
*You know what a “Whammee” is..
If you can identify with at least half of this list then you, my friend, are a “Child of the 80’s”.