Child of the 80's

Published on Mon 16 August 1999

You are a child of the 80'S if:

  • 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.
  • 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 wanted to be on StarSearch.
  • 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 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 heard of 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.
  • You remember and/or own any of the CareBear Glass collection from Pizza Hut.
  • Or any other stupid collection they came out with.
  • 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 can name 1/2 the members of 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.

If you can identify with at least half of this list then you are most certainly a product of the 80's!

This joke was tagged #english