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80 ways to tell you are stuck in the 80s

01 : You’re still bitter that Wham! broke up
02 : Punky Brewster is your hero
03 : You’re building your own Clockwork Smurf
04 : A-Ha‘s Take on Me is still your favorite video
05 : The only video games you play are Frogger and Pac Man
06 : You call all motorcycle cops “Ponch
07 : Every time you go to the beach you look for Snorks
08 : You know whose number is 867-5309
09 : Your fondest childhood memory is when Skippy got his head stuck in the banister
10 : You relax by putting on your leg warmers and dancing to the Flashdance soundtrack
11 : You think the two Coreys are “totally awesome”
12 : You type all of your correspondence on a Commodore 64
13 : You still resent your parents for not installing a dumbwaiter in your house like Webster‘s
14 : Your summer attire is Jellies and Jams
15 : You consider yourself truly, truly, truly outrageous . . . much like Jem and the Holograms
16 : You wonder why more people don’t wear high heels, Jordache jeans and lacy white ankle socks
17 : You’re still upset Madonna and Sean broke up
18 : You know who Stinky Sullivan is
19 : You work out with ‘Get in Shape Girl’
20 : You want to be Molly Ringwald when you grow up
21 : You enjoy dancing on the ceiling and wearing your sunglasses at night
22 : You know who Loverboy is
23 : You think there should be a Kids Incorporated original cast reunion
24 : You think of Janet Jackson as “that girl who used to date Willis”
25 : You can sing the theme song to Small Wonder
26 : Every time you see a fountain you want to dance around it and yell “Fame!”
27 : You still have a shoebox full of Garbage Pail Kid cards
28 : You have started a Facebook group to make Born in the USA the American national anthem
29 : You still use your Snoopy Sno-cone Machine
30 : You know it’s not “comma, comma, comma” it’s karma
31 : You stay up nights wondering what Bastian’s mother’s name was in The Never Ending Story
32 : You have nightmares about the Peculiar Purple Pieman of Porcupine Peak
33 : You still practice your Care Bear stare
34 : You know that girls just wanna have fu-un
35 : You can name all of the Wuzzles
36 : When someone calls for someone more than once in public, you start saying, “Bueller, Bueller, Bueller
37 : You can do the Safety Dance
38 : In your spare time you are writing Breakfast Club 2
39 : You like to “connect the dots, la la la la!”
40 : Someone mentions Jennifer Beals and you don’t say “Who?”
41 : Your prized possession is a collection of Return of the Jedi Shrinky Dinks
42 : You get depressed thinking about Anthony Michael Hall‘s career
43 : You’re starting a campaign to MTV to bring back Remote Control
44 : You drink Diet Coke because Max Headroom told you to
45 : You consider Jo vs. Blair the major philosophical conflict of the 20th century
46 : You have a duck phone and ride around your house on a little train
47 : You want to be one of the Solid Gold dancers
48 : You still watch things on Betamax
49 : You want to change your name to Rio and dance on the sand
50 : Your favorite proverb is “some like it hot and some sweat when the heat is on”
51 : You always waited for the Sweet Pickles Bus to visit your house
52 : Your favorite party game is Hungry, Hungry Hippos
53 : You know that Weird Science was a movie before a TV show
54 : You saw the New Kids on the Block when they were Tiffany‘s opening act
55 : You liked Tom Hanks better when he was a crossdresser
56 : You know which Hollywood Square Jim J. Bullock was in
57 : You practice getting in and out of your car through the windows
58 : You have the tendency to turn up the collar of your polo shirts
59 : You’re still wondering who really was the boss
60 : You know what the “P” in Alex P. Keaton stands for
61 : You keep asking your teacher’s if instead of the quiz you can take the physical challenge
62 : You organise weekend tournaments of TV tag
63 : You still drink New Coke
64 : When you watch Terminator 2 you wonder where Vincent is
65 : You know ALF‘s real name
66 : You never go out for a night on the town without frosted blue eye-shadow and feathered bangs
67 : You can name all of the Thundercats
68 : You got a hankerin’ for a hunk of cheese
69 : Everything in your wardrobe is either fluorescent or pastel
70 : When you’re stuck in traffic you tell your car to engage Turbo Boost and are surprised when it doesn’t talk back
71 : You remember when Vanessa sang karaoke to Locomotion
72 : You know that Mr. Steele functions best in an advisory capacity
73 : People are constantly gagging you with spoons
74 : Your idea of appreciating ancient cultures is Walk Like an Egyptian
75 : The only thing you know about the Nazis is that they threw Indy to the snakes
76 : You still use your hair crimper before going out on a hot date
77 : You hatch plots to break Murdock out of VA hospital
78 : You know which five people Serpentor’s DNA came from
79 : You have We Are the World on 45
80 : If someone says, “Who are you gonna call?” the first thing you say is “Ghostbusters