You know you are a child of the 80's when....

  You remember Don Johnson when he was "cool"
You know who shot J.R.
You remember when Michael Jackson was actually considered something of a sex symbol AND you remember what he looked like BEFORE the surgery
You practice getting in and out of your car through the windows
You owned at lease one skinny leather tie
Your first Walkman weighed 10 lbs and was the size of a brick
  You can "see better" with sunglasses that have paint splattered all over the lenses
You wore L.A. Gear tennis shoes
You know the meaning of "Wax on/Wax off"
You're always "in the mood for dancing"
You can feel St. Elmo's fire burnin' in you
You need a shopping cart to carry your personal stereo with you
You go roller skating every Friday (not to skate, but to "hang out")
You still want to take Karate .....after you move to California
You watch NYPD Blue thinking "Well, they're no Crockett and Tubbs, that's for sure"
"Outrageous" is the term to describe something neat and cool
You think that Garbage Pail Kids are your children's worst enemy
You had a poster of Bo, Luke & Daisy Duke









 
There was nothing to question about Bert and Ernie living together
The phrase "Where's the beef?" still doubles you over with laughter
You went out and purchased the "Miami Vice" sound track
You remember the magazines of song lyrics
You think Hulk Hogan is the best wrestler of all time
Two words: The Clapper
Six words: "This is your brain on drugs."
You want to live in "the Valley"
Ferris Bueller was your idol
You watched "Star Search" on a regular basis
  Every now and then you blurt out: "Ooh noo, Mr. Bill!!!!"
  You had an entire wardrode of Esprit clothing (or coveted one)
  You know the words to the "Oscar Mayer" theme songs
  You have multi-colored earrings that touch your shoulder
  Your bangs are teased perfectly to 7 inches above the rest of your hair
  You played Upwords, Boggle or Trivial Pursuit (the original) on a rainy afternoon
  You wore lace gloves with the fingers cut off, bangle braceletes up to your elbows, bright red Reebok high tops and parachute pants to a school dance
  You're still bitter that WHAM broke up
  You know whose phone number is 867-5309
  You drink Diet Coke because Max Headroom told you to
  You still watch things on Beta tapes
  You have the tendency to turn up the collar of your polo shirts
  You never go out for a night on the town without frosted blue eyeshadow and feathered bangs
  Everything in your wardrobe is either pastel or fluorescent
  People are constantly gagging you with spoons
  You know all of the words to "I'm just a bill, sitting on Capitol Hill" and "School House Rock"
  The feeling in your thumb is only now just returning after holding down the Atari joystick to control the racecar in Enduro Racer
  You still can't believe that Milli Vanilli was deceiving you all that time
  You can sing all of the words to "One Night in Bangkok" by Murray Head, and now you understand that it is about chess
  You still wear a bandana tied around your leg and/or a ponytail off-center on the side of your head
  You know who Martha Quinn is
  You think David Hasselhoff was awesome in Knight Rider but sucks in "Boob Watch"
  You saw luging at the Winter Olympics and you poured water down your driveway and tried it yourself
  A piece of folded paper and two hands could tell your fortune
  Knickers and leg warmers were cool
  You ever wanted to play "Stairway to Heaven" on the guitar
  You choreographed "Dancing Queen" by yourself in your room
  You had a Dorothy Hammill haircut
  You thought a Commodore 64 was the highest techology available
  You wanted to be "The Hulk" for Halloween
  You want to be "Where everybody knows your name...."
  "A Different World" kicked butt
  You know who played "Magnum P.I."
  One phrase, "The plane! The plane!"
  You can name at least 3 members of the Brat Pack
  You still think banana clips were a godsend
  Your idea of hi-tech toys is the heat-sensitive color-changing sticker on Transformers
  You remember Bruce Willis from Moonlighting, not Die Hard
  You still have your Members Only jacket
  You had snap bracelets
  You remember whenn Pee-Wee wasn't a pervert
  You still think Donkey Kong can beat Mario up
  You still wear jelly shoes