Tuesday, September 23, 2008

You Know You Grew Up in the 70's if...

I never get tired of reading these... they bring back memories.

You know you grew up in the 70's if...

* "All skaters, change directions" means something to you.

* You wore the little bootie socks with the colored balls on the back.
* You remember when Ricky Martin was a member of Menudo.
* At one point during your teenage years, you walked with a noticeable tilt to one side due to the number of plastic rings on that arm.
* You rolled the sleeves of your suit jacket up
* You yearned to be a member of The Babysitters Club, and tried to start a club of your own.

* You're doing absolutely nothing with anything pertaining to your major degree
* You owned at least one Choose Your Own Adventure book.
* You had top-of-the-line Commodore 64s in your jr. high computer lab
* You had to stay after class to scrub your desk because your silver Outliner pen leaked through.
* You wore a banana clip
* You owned a Big Wheel

* There were days that the homework just had to wait until the ABC Afterschool Special was over.
* You have heard of "Garbage Pail Kids" (and perhaps still have a collection of them).
* You remember when McDonalds served their burgers in styrofoam boxes.
* Atari was the ultimate gaming system to own.
* You made shrinky dinks in your oven.
* You remember and/or owned any of the Care Bear or Muppets glass collections from Pizza Hut.
* Pierce Brosnon will always be Remington Steele, not James Bond.
* This rings a bell: "and my name, is Charlie. They work for me."
* Your first Walkman weighed about as much as a brick.
* You used to own a Snoopy Sno Cone Machine.

* You wanted to be a Solid Gold Dancer
* You ever had a Swatch Watch, and a Swatch Guard for it.
* Four-square was THE playground game.
* You wore French rolls on the bottom of your splatter painted jeans.
* You hid out behind the gym during recess to read "Are you there God, it's me Margaret?" with your friends.
* You know what leg warmers are and probably had a pair.
* You just had to have a Trapper Keeper to stay organized at school.

* You can remember the words to the theme song of "The Greatest American Hero." ("BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I'M WALKIN' ON AIR... I NEVER THOUGHT I COULD FEEL SO FREE-EE-EE...")
* You wore 3-8 different colored socks in layers and thought that the more you could wear the cooler you were.
* You were not allowed to see The Blue Lagoon when it came out.
* In your sophomore class picture, you're wearing a shirt with the collar "up".
* Your parents paid $2,000 for a top-loading VCR that was almost the size of a coffee table.
* If you ever made/wore braided barrettes


Anonymous said...

A lot of your memories are things from the 80's, not so much 70's...

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