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You Know You Lived Through the 80s if…

How many of these 80s staples apply to you? Read through the list and tell us how many you can relate to in the “Leave a Comment” section below!

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  • You watched Fraggle Rock and loved it!
  • Stirrup pants and leggings were a wardrobe staple (girls only).
  • You wished you had a butler like Mr. Belvedere.
  • You wore a ponytail on the side of your head, tied back with a scrunchie.
  • You remember watching the Cosby Show.
  • You have played with a Skip-It.
  • You used to watch Transformers and Rainbow Bright.
  • You wanted to be on Star Search.
  • You thought that you had the power “By the power of Greyskull!”
  • You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.
  • You’ve prank called 867-5309 just to let Jenny know that you’ve got her number.
  • You’ve ever ended a sentence with “Sike!”
  • You played with Pound Puppies (and watched the TV show too), Teddy Ruxpin, Cabbage Patch Kids, Strawberry Shortcake dolls, My Little Ponies, Lite Brite, Transformers, and Glowworms.
  • Princess Bride, The Brat Pack movies, The Goonies, BeetleJuice, Back to the Future 1, 2, & 3, or Weekend at Bernie’s are some of your favorite movies.
  • You played MASH and made origami fortunetellers during Recess.
  • You had big hair and you knew how to use it.
  • You’ve ever wanted to take a bite out of crime.
  • You remember “Where’s the Beef?”
  • You had a Trapper Keeper.
  • You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off and his cheeks shifted.
  • You ever wore fluorescent clothing. (some of us… head-to-toe)
  • You still get the urge to say “NOT ” after every sentence.
  • You ever got seriously injured on a Slip and Slide.
  • You had or attended a birthday party at McDonalds.
  • You had a mullet!

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