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    dots Submission Name: Looking back...dots
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    Author: Elissar
    ASL Info:    22, Female, Minnesota
    Elite Ratio:    3.9 - 32/28/14
    Words: 790
    Class/Type: Cheesy Joke/Nostalgia
    Total Views: 830
    Average Vote:    5.0000
    Bytes: 5143



    Description:
       Seventy things you might remember...
    (Please comment if you want me to add something else to the list.)

    (This was sent to me in an E-mail. I don't know the original author.)


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    dotsLooking back...dots
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    THESE ALL RING A BELL DON'T THEY?
    You know you grew up in the 1980's and early 1990's if...
    1. You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE".
    2. You watched the Pound Puppies.
    3. You can sing the rap to the "Fresh Prince of Belair"
    4. You wore biker shorts under your skirts and felt stylish.
    5. You yearned to be a member of the Baby-sitters club
    and tried to start a club of your own.
    6. You owned those lil Strawberry Shortcake pals
    scented dolls.
    7. You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey on Blossom.
    8. Two words: M.C. Hammer
    9. If you ever watched "Fraggle Rock".
    10. You had plastic streamers on your handle bars.
    11. You can sing the entire theme song to "Duck Tales".
    12. When it was actually worth getting up early on a
    Saturday to watch cartoons.
    13. You wore a ponytail on the side of your head.
    14. You saw the original "Teenage Mutant Ninja
    Turtles" on the big screen.
    15. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day
    in computer class at school.
    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)
    18. You wore Jordache jean jacket and you were proud of it.
    19. L.A. Gear...
    20. You wanted to change your name to "JEM" in Kindergarten.
    21. You remember reading "Tales of a fourth grade nothing" and all the
    Ramona books. Ramona completed in 1st grade.
    22. You know the profound meaning of "WAX ON, WAX OFF"
    23. You wanted to be a Goonie.
    24. You ever wore fluorescent clothing.
    25. You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like
    before his nose fell off...
    26. You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.
    27. You took Lunch Pails to school.
    28. You remember the CRAZE, then the BANNING of slap bracelets.
    29. You still get the urge to! say "NOT" after every sentence.
    30. You remember Hypercolor t-shirts.
    31. Barbie and the Rockers was your favorite band.
    32. You thought Sheera and He-Man should hook up.
    33. You thought your childhood friends would never
    leave because you exchanged friendship bracelets.
    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?"
    36. You remember "I've fallen and I can't get up"
    37. You remember going to the skating rink before
    there were in-line skates.
    38. You ever got seriously injured on a Slip and Slide.
    39. You have ever played with a Skip-It.
    40. You had or attended a birthday party at McDonalds.
    41. You've gone through this nodding your head in agreement.
    42. You remember Popples.
    43. "Don't worry, be happy"
    44. You wore like, EIGHT pairs of socks over tights
    with high top Reeboks.
    45. You wore socks scrunched down.
    46. "Miss MARY MACK MACK MACK, all dressed in BLACK
    BLACK BLACK"
    47. You remember boom boxes vs. cd players.
    48. You remember watching both "Gremlins" movies.
    49. You know what it meant to say "Care Bear Stare!!"
    50. You remember watching Rainbow Bright and My Little Pony Tales"
    51. You thought Doogie Howser was hot.
    52. You remember Alf, the lil furry brown alien from Melmac.
    53. You remember New Kids on the Block when they were cool.
    54. You knew all the characters names and their life
    stories on "Saved By the Bell", the ORIGINAL class.
    55. You know all the words to Bon Jovi - SHOT THRU THE HEART.
    56. You just sang those words to yourself.(didn't you)
    57.You remember watching Magic vs. Bird.
    58.You cut your t-shirts in half and wore it with your
    homemade Levi shorts..(the shorter the better)
    59. You remember when mullets were cool!
    60. You had a mullet!
    61. You still sing "We are the World"
    62. You had a magic 8 ball and asked it all of those serious questions like if the boy you liked would go out with you.
    63. Your magic 8 ball is still sitting on a shelf in your room.
    64. You remember the original Power Rangers.
    65. You ever wanted to be a Power Ranger.
    66. Three words... Backstreet Boys vs. Spice Girls.
    67. You remember the years that Disney came out with a new movie every summer like Aladdin, Little Mermaid, and The Lion King among others.
    68. You got back to school stuff with pictures from those movies on it.
    69. You got action figures from those movies.
    70. You still have those action figures insisting that one day they will be worth a lot of money.




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    ||| Comments |||
      AHHH! I'M OLD! FU#%! FU#%! FU#%! I knew these lists making fun of old geezers would catch up with me some day. It was only a matter of time. Oh well. Thanks for the laughs.

    ~scienceyear~
    | Posted on 2006-01-14 00:00:00 | by scienceyear | [ Reply to This ]
      Hahaha, I like agreed to like everything but like 3. I adore this! I can like remember it all, tho good old days...

    Love Ya
    Alina
    | Posted on 2005-09-12 00:00:00 | by Jakirina | [ Reply to This ]
      i love it / as for me / im guilty of a cople of theres the ones that stick out the most in my mind are: 15, 3, 23, 40 , 53, 54, 57 / i know grant you as the: Historian Queen
    JWI

    oh: you forgot the black 8-ball
    | Posted on 2005-09-10 00:00:00 | by J W I | [ Reply to This ]
      Very witty and very true a good laugh. Thanks! Nostalgia is so much fun! Its amazing...because you are only 16. Good work.
    | Posted on 2005-09-10 00:00:00 | by Tarwen Nevle | [ Reply to This ]
      lol i was born in 1990 and sadly i know alot of that stuff and i wasnt even born in the 1980s (thnx alot mom) lol...thats really kewl.
    | Posted on 2005-09-10 00:00:00 | by lil_gh0st_girl | [ Reply to This ]
      It was witty and yes i remember some of those things... and i lived in puerto rico through it all so i know the spanish version of the theme songs and everything so yeah its awesome this list it is it brought back so many memories
    | Posted on 2005-09-10 00:00:00 | by josymanthegreat | [ Reply to This ]
      Very witty and very good. I was born a little bit before this era, but I can remember doing quite a lot of these in my thirties !
    | Posted on 2005-09-10 00:00:00 | by Frank Maguire | [ Reply to This ]


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