Funny 80’s quiz

Mel sent me this.  I thought it was funny.  But it didn’t work when I tried to cut it away.  I need to work on that.  Sorry it’s so long.  My answers in orange!

You Know You Grew Up In The 80’s if:

1. You’ve ended a sentence with the word SIKE.
Of course.

2. You watched the Pound Puppies.

3. You can sing the rap to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and can do the Carlton
Remember some of the rap…

4. Girls wore biker shorts under their skirts and felt stylishly sexy.
Well, i didn’t wear many skirts back in those days, so no.

5. You yearned to be a member of the Baby-sitters club and tried to start a club of your own.
Of course.

6. You owned those lil’ Strawberry Shortcake pals scented dolls.

7. You know that “WOAH” comes from Joey on Blossom
No.  Really?  Huh…

8. Two words: Hammer Pants
No. Please no.

9. If you ever watched “Fraggle Rock”

10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars… and spokey-dokes or playing cards on your spokes for that incredible sound effect
Yes.  Well, streamers.

11. You can sing the entire theme song to “Duck Tales” (Woo ooh!)
No. Not anymore..

12. It was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.
Of course!!!!!

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

14. You saw the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the big screen..and still know the turtles names.
No.  I watched the cartoon a bit, though.

15. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at school.
No.  My earliest computer memories involved a turtle thingy, in junior high. 

16. You made your mom 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)
Of course.  Wish i could remember how it worked.

18. You wore stonewashed Jordache jean jackets and were proud of it.
No.  Too poor.

19. L.A. Gear….need I say more?
No… please don’t.

20. You wanted to change your name to “JEM” in Kindergarten. (She’s Truly Outrageous.)
No.  But it’s possible.  I don’t remember.

21. You remember reading Tales of a fourth grade nothing and all The Ramona books.
Of course.

22. You know the profound meaning of “WAX ON, WAX OFF”
Of course.  We were all grasshoppers.

23. You wanted to be a Goonie.
Of course!!!!! Who didn’t?!?!

24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing. (some of us…head-to-toe)

25. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off and his cheeks shifted.

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

27. You took lunch boxes to school…and traded Garbage Pailkids in the schoolyard.

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

29. You still get the urge to say “NOT” after every sentence.
Of course.

30. You remember Hypercolor t-shirts.
Yes. Unfortunately.

31. Barbie and the Rockers was your favorite band.

32. You thought She-ra (Princess of Power!) and He-Man should hook up.

33. You thought your childhood friends would never leave because you exchanged handmade friendship bracelets.
No.  But i did wear some of them.

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?”
No.  Only sometimes.

36. You remember “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up”

37. You remember going to the skating rink before there were inline skates.
Of course!  I loved the skating rink. Had my own skates, with two sets of wheels…

38. You ever got seriously injured on a Slip and Slide.
No…. seriously?  i doubt it. 

39. You have ever played with a Skip-It.
No.  I don’t think so.

40. You had or attended a birthday party at McDonalds.
Yes.  Many.

41. You’ve gone through this nodding your head in agreement.

42. You remember Popples.
No. This doesn’t ring a bell at all.

43. Don’t worry, be happy
Yes.  Had it in my head yesterday, unfortunately.

44. You wore like, EIGHT pairs of socks over tights with high top Reeboks.
No. Not that i remember.
45. You wore socks scrunched down (and sometimes still do..getting yelled at by younger hip members of the
Yes, but only once upon a time..

46. You remember boom boxes and walking around with one on your shoulder like you were all that.
Yes.  But I didn’t do it personally.

47. You remember watching both Gremlins movies.
Of course.  Bright light!!!

48. You know what it meant to say “Care Bear Stare!!”

49 You remember watching Rainbow Bright and & My Little Pony Tales

50. You thought Doogie Howser/Samantha Micelli was hot.
Yes.  My god.  I am ashamed.

51. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.
Yes.  and he’s so cool.

52. You remember New Kids on the Block when they were cool…and don’t even flinch when people refer to them as “NKOTB”
Yes, i remember that… but i don’t remember being a fan.  or i’ve deliberately removed it from my memory.

53. You knew all the characters names and their life stories on “Saved By The Bell,” The ORIGINAL class.
Yes. Once upon a time.

54. You know all the words to Bon Jovi – SHOT THROUGH THE HEART.

55. You just sang those words to yourself.
56. You remember watching Magic vs. Bird.
Didn’t watch, but remember it.

57. Homemade Levi shorts.. (the shorter the better)
Yes. What’s the problem with cutoffs?

58. You remember when mullets were cool!

59. You had a mullet! 
60. You still sing “We are the World”
Just don’t start that godawful song around me, so that i don’t get it in my head.

61. You tight rolled your jeans.
Yes.  Sometimes.

62. You owned a bannana clip.
Yes. Several.

63. You remember “Where’s the Beef?”

64. You used to (and probably still do)
say “What you talkin’ ’bout Willis?”
Actually, I had forgotten all about that until recently.  Don’t know why. 

65 You had big hair and you knew how to use it.

66. You’re still singing shot through the heart in your head, aren’t you!
yes. caught me.


                      ROCK ON!!!


  1. Oh hell. I am so guilty of practically everything on that list, especially:

    64. You used to (and probably still do)
    say “What you talkin’ ’bout Willis?”

    which I say all the time even now. Oh, the pain.

  2. …this is a tale of the broken hearted… DAMN YOU WENCH! I just got “take my breath away” out of my head ( thanks to the russians Stellar warm up music) and now this…aaaaargh!

    1. glad you liked it

      hey glad you liked it isn’t it funny
      but um he-man and she-ra are brother and sister eeeew

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