my best friend from high school just sent me this.

Flashback - Growing up in the 80's....

You Know You
Grew Up In the 80's IF:

1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word SIKE.

actually, i think i may have once or twice...

2. You can sing the rap to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and can do the Carlton.

nope, though i think i have most of the words down...

3. You know that 'WOAH' comes from Joey on Blossom

really? huh...

4. If you ever watched 'Fraggle Rock'


5. It was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.


6. You wore a ponytail on the side of your head.

i think i did that in the 70's...

7. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at school.

LOL oh yeah, i forgot about that game...i always dropped endless bags of flour...

8. You made your mom buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt in a knot on the side.

nope. but i did have a dress that looked like a long button-down shirt.

9. You played the game 'MASH'(Mansion, Apartment, Shelter, House)

like, a million times!

10. You wore stonewashed Jordache jean jackets and were proud of it.

no, levis. or lee's?

11. You know the profound meaning of ' WAX ON , WAX OFF'

totally zen.

12. You wanted to be a Goonie.

well, maybe just to get my hands on the rich stuff...

13. You ever wore fluorescent clothing. (Some of us...head-to-toe)

guilty as charged! but only sweat shirts!

14. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off, his cheeks shifted and his nationality became questionable.


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

i thought her dress was pretty.

16. You took lunch boxes to school...and traded Garbage Pail Kids in the schoolyard.

ew, garbage pail kids? no way!

17. You remember the CRAZE, then the BANNING of slap bracelets.


18. You still get the urge to say 'NOT' after every sentence.


19. You thought your childhood friends would never leave
because you exchanged handmade friendship bracelets.

i can still make some if you like...

21. You ever owned a pair of Jelly-Shoes.

i still do!

22. After you saw Pee-Wee's Big Adventure you kept saying 'I know you are, but what am I?'


23. You remember 'I've fallen and I can't get up'

poor old lady...

24. You remember going to the skating rink before there were inline skates.

many a friday night...

25. You have ever played with a Skip-It.

actually, no. i remember the commercials, though.

26. You remember boom boxes and walking around with one on your shoulder like you were all that.


27. You remember watching both Gremlins movies.


28. You thought Doogie Howser/Samantha Micelli was hot.

nope. sorry.

29. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.

sadly, yes...

30. You remember New Kids on the Block when they were cool... and don't even flinch when people refer to them as 'NKOTB'

'step by step!'

31. You knew all the characters names and
their life stories on 'Saved By The Bell ,' The ORIGINAL class.

'fraid not.

32. You know all the words to Bon Jovi - SHOT THROUGH THE HEART.

well...just the refrain...

33. You just sang those words to yourself.


34. You still sing 'We are the World'

only in english class...(haha!)

35. You tight rolled or french cuffed your jeans. And still debate on which is the right term!


36. You owned a bannana clip.


37. You remember 'Where's the Beef?'


38. You used to (and probably still do) say 'What you talkin' 'bout Willis ?'


39. You're still singing shot through the heart in your head, aren't you!

MAKE IT STOP!!!! arrrgggghhhh!!!!

40. your hair looked like this for at least 1 school picture!

um, where's the picture?