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#1 sdijker

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Posted 22 February 2009 - 07:48 AM

Found this online and thought it was pretty fun. I'm a bit to young for some of it...but a lot of it is true for me. I was born in '85.

You know you grew up in the 80's or early 90'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 Bel Air"
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 little Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.
7. You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey on Blossom.
8. Two words: MC 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 Carmen San Diego day in computer class at school.
16. You made your mum 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 an acid wash jean jacket and you were proud of it...
19. L.A. Gear....need I say more
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 Boxes 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 favourite 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've ever got seriously injured on a Slip and Slide.
39. You have ever played Elastics and got upto necks.
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 topReeboks.
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 knew 'British Bulldogs' meant back of oval fast for a gamewhilst the 'teacher on duty' attended to one of your mates faking a sickie.
50. You remember watching Rainbow Bright and My Little Pony Tales"
51. You thought Doogie Howser was hot.
52. You remember Alf, the little 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..(shorter the better)
59. You remember when mullets were cool!
60. You had a mullet!
61. You still sing "We are the World"
62. You always wanted He-Man's sword to fight with in the backyard.
63. Yo yo's and the Yanks visiting to show you 'how to walk the dog'
64. You're still singing shot through the heart in your head aren't you!!!

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 10:03 PM

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

Come on Sam......
Unless you're an imposter, you know it's because Gargamel created her.

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 10:08 PM

Also, she's not the only one.
Sassette & Nanny smurf (an old flame of Papa Smurf's) entered the show a little later.

Oh God, why do I know this? :blink:
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Posted 26 February 2009 - 11:04 PM

Oh my goodness. I did not realize the there were other Smurfettes. That is so random that you know that.

Did you look that up?

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 11:52 PM

No. I just liked the cartoon a lot as a kid.
Even more so as an LSD dropping teen. :lol:
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Posted 27 February 2009 - 12:36 AM

No. I just liked the cartoon a lot as a kid.
Even more so as an LSD dropping teen. :lol:


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Posted 27 February 2009 - 11:28 PM

Hi Sam!

I remember these things from my childhood / teenage years:

8. Two words: MC Hammer...
25. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off... (My mom bought me "Thriller" tape when I was 11 years old)
39. You have ever played Elastics and got upto necks. (I used to play this when I was 9 or 10 years old at primary school... never got upto necks...)
43. "Don't worry, be happy"
52. You remember Alf, the little furry brown alien from Melmac. (I loved Alf!!!)
53. You remember New Kids on the Block when they were cool.
55. You know all the words to Bon Jovi - SHOT THRU THE HEART.
61. You still sing "We are the World". (I remember that video! I'd have 13 by then and I loved Bruce Springsteen!!!)


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Posted 28 February 2009 - 06:59 PM

63. Yo yo's and the Yanks visiting to show you 'how to walk the dog'

Okay my son is in kindergarten and last week they had a school assembly featuring "NED" the YO YO guy. We spent 50 bucks on yo yo's and a dvd teaching tricks. The DVD looked like it was made in the 80's. The guy has Sally Jesse Ralphael glasses, the music is totally 80's techo and the graphics are laughable!! But my son loves it and we've had to watch it a million times. He hasn't learned any of the tricks but we love it all the same. By the way NED stands for
N- never give up
E- encourage others
D- do your best

I enjoyed all the 80's references and had a good laugh. Thanks!!

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 08:43 PM

Ha ha! Pretty good! I was born in 1983 and the following apply to me specifically:

1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE".
3. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air"
6. You owned those little Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.
7. You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey on Blossom.
9. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock".
10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars.
12. When it was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.
14. You saw the original "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" on the big screen.
15. You got super-excited when it was Carmen San Diego day in computer class at school.
17. You played the game "MASH" (Mansion, Apartment, Shelter, House)
19. L.A. Gear....need I say more
21. You remember reading "Tales of a fourth grade nothing" and all the Ramona books. Ramona completed in 1st grade.
24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing.
25. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off...
27. You took Lunch Boxes 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.
33. You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you exchanged friendship bracelets.
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.
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.
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.
50. You remember watching Rainbow Bright and My Little Pony Tales"
52. You remember Alf, the little furry brown alien from Melmac.
53. You remember New Kids on the Block when they were cool.


I LOVED Pee Wee's Playhouse when I was a kid. I still have my pull string Pee Wee doll (even though the pull string frayed and broke off long ago, LOL).

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 09:51 PM

ZOMG I'm too young for this forum! :lol: But I'm not leaving................................. ;) He he he. Gosh that was so funny reading though, my sis probably fits that list perfectly!
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Posted 06 March 2009 - 01:46 AM

I was born in 1974 so like all of that applies to me except for maybe 2.

6. You owned those little Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.
** I still have mine and they still have a scent. I am 34... that is so scary!
9. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock".
** That is so Canadian!!!

Now I have somemore of my own (and guilty of every single one):

63. Banana Clips
64. Knows every word to "Karma Kameleon" (in 2009). Yes you heard me... sung it in the car the other day and then realized what I did!!!
65. Rubik's Cube (taking the stickers off to make it normal again)
66. Blue eye shadow, pink lipstick and teased hair. (Wait... that's not in style anymore?)
67. Wearing like 100 plastic bracelettes all at once (with #34 of course).
68. Atari was the coolest! I rocked at Donkey Kong and Pac Man.
69. E.T.
70. Your parents fought 10 people for a Cabbage Patch Kid (my dad had the scar to prove it).
71. Jane Fonda workout in gym class.
72. The Friendly Giant
73. Mr. Dress-Up
74. Monchichi
75. Knight Rider
76. Teddy Ruxpin

God I feel so old now!!

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 01:56 AM

I was born in 1974 so like all of that applies to me except for maybe 2.

6. You owned those little Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.
** I still have mine and they still have a scent. I am 34... that is so scary!
9. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock".
** That is so Canadian!!!

Now I have somemore of my own (and guilty of every single one):

63. Banana Clips
64. Knows every word to "Karma Kameleon" (in 2009). Yes you heard me... sung it in the car the other day and then realized what I did!!!
65. Rubik's Cube (taking the stickers off to make it normal again)
66. Blue eye shadow, pink lipstick and teased hair. (Wait... that's not in style anymore?)
67. Wearing like 100 plastic bracelettes all at once (with #34 of course).
68. Atari was the coolest! I rocked at Donkey Kong and Pac Man.
69. E.T.
70. Your parents fought 10 people for a Cabbage Patch Kid (my dad had the scar to prove it).
71. Jane Fonda workout in gym class.
72. The Friendly Giant
73. Mr. Dress-Up
74. Monchichi
75. Knight Rider
76. Teddy Ruxpin

God I feel so old now!!

Tina




70. Your parents fought 10 people for a Cabbage Patch Kid (my dad had the scar to prove it).

Wow, you too?!
My mother was a General in the Cabbage Patch Wars! :lol:
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Posted 06 March 2009 - 02:45 AM

70. Your parents fought 10 people for a Cabbage Patch Kid (my dad had the scar to prove it).

Wow, you too?!
My mother was a General in the Cabbage Patch Wars! :lol:


And they did it 5 times for me. They were such troopers!!!!!

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Posted 15 March 2009 - 10:35 PM

whooooohooooo...i love that! i was born in '83 so most of the things i can relate to :) and you guys it's coming back...at least the music. just went to a so called trash party and all they played was '80s and '90s music, people wore head bands, had their ponytails on the side of their head...

oh, and btw...i'm back ;)
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Posted 15 March 2009 - 10:50 PM

whooooohooooo...i love that! i was born in '83 so most of the things i can relate to :) and you guys it's coming back...at least the music. just went to a so called trash party and all they played was '80s and '90s music, people wore head bands, had their ponytails on the side of their head...

oh, and btw...i'm back ;)



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Posted 15 March 2009 - 11:06 PM

thanks :D
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Posted 17 March 2009 - 10:25 PM

hi!!! I'm back too.... well, I've been back :lol:
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Posted 26 March 2009 - 02:50 AM

Found this online and thought it was pretty fun. I'm a bit to young for some of it...but a lot of it is true for me. I was born in '85.

You know you grew up in the 80's or early 90's if:

1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE".
17. You played the game "MASH" (Mansion, Apartment, Shelter, House)
27. You took Lunch Boxes to school.
37. You remember going to the skating rink before there were in-line skates.
40. You had or attended a birthday party at McDonalds.
41. You've gone through this nodding your head in agreement.
43. "Don't worry, be happy"
47. You remember boom boxes vs. cd players.



Only a few apply to me...ha..what a sad and controlled childhood I got here...


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Posted 12 March 2010 - 05:28 AM

I remembered every one of those!!! I was born in '77 and also found it weird that there was more than one Smurfette..

I also pondered as to why Vivaldi's Spring was always playing in the mushroom village...

What about 73. You knew all the dance moves to Thriller

It was a good time to be a kid :)

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Posted 15 March 2010 - 03:30 PM

if you teased your bangs so much and had to use half a can of hairspray to keep it in place. LOL
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