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50 Things Only '80s Kids Can Understand

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1. That Muppet Babies is greatest cartoon of all time (sorry, Rugrats).


by on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:02 AM
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hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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11. Feeling über-cool when you were invited to ’50s-themed parties.

Also, we are now as far removed from the ‘80s as we were to the ‘50s in the ‘80s.

hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:14 AM
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12. The emotional blow you felt when Optimus Prime died in The Transformers: The Movie.


hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:16 AM
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13. That it’s OK to pass off your robot maid as your child…


hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:16 AM
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14. …And it’s also OK to harbor a smart-mouthed, cat-murdering, extraterrestrial alien in your home.


hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:17 AM
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15. The joy of collecting Garbage Pail Kids and putting the stickers on your bedroom wall.


ALEMama
by on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:18 AM

Isn't that crazy! 

Quoting hayliedlr:

 

11. Feeling über-cool when you were invited to ’50s-themed parties.

Also, we are now as far removed from the ‘80s as we were to the ‘50s in the ‘80s.

 

hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:18 AM
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16. Being traumatized by one or more of these movies:


hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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17. Hands Across America — and even if you didn’t participate you still wore the T-shirt.


hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:20 AM
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18. That it’s perfectly acceptable to wear neon spandex biker shorts with just a T-shirt to school.


hayliedlr
by JoAnna on Jun. 7, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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19. Listening to your “We Are the World” 7-inch…


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