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Another meme for the kids of the Reagan era...

1. How old were you in 1980?

2. How old were you in 1989?
graduating elementary school/going to jr High at 12

3. Were you a Toys R' Us kid?
oh hells yes.

4. Did you watch Transformers?
more than meets the eye. The show was must see tv in our house, but I think I remember the animated film even more… "bah weep gra-nah weep mini-baum" anyone?

5. Did you see E.T. on the big screen?
it started my lifelong obsession with reeses pieces. And with wanting to be drew barrymore.

6. Did you own a Lite Bright?
yep. We used to sort the pegs by color and keep them separated in a cupcake pan.

7. Who is your Favorite Golden Girl?

8. When someone says " Who you gonna call? " You think?
Ghostbusters, obv.

9.What was your favorite toy?
my Barbie townhouse & my cabbage patch

10. Did you have a Pogo Ball?
yep. Purple & neon green.

11. Did you listen to New Kids on the Block?
there's not a word that screams "YES" quite enough.

12. What New Kid did you have a crush on?
Joey joe. He was without a doubt the first poster on my wall.

13. Did you play M.A.S.H?
so much. We had extra categories for everything from honeymoons to cars to his & hers careers

14. Did you watch The Care Bears?
Care Bear Stare!!!!

15. Did you have Jelly bracelets?
If Madonna had them, so did I.

16. Did you ever own a slap bracelet?
I did. It was neon pink & black. But I was glad when they were "over"- they totally hurt.

17. The Breakfast Club or Sixteen Candles?
Then? Breakfast Club. By a Landslide. Now? 16 Candles.

18. Did you have a crazy hair style?
I was feathered, I was permed, I was "boofed" – I try not to revisit that hair.

19. What was your first bike?
It was pink with a white basket w/ plastic flowers. It had training wheels, and when they came off – so did I.

20. Name one thing you still own from your childhood?
in a post flood world? Actually most of my doll collection survived, so there's that. Trivial Pursuit – "Disney Edition",

21. Did you have a Cabbage Patch Kid?
Her name was Elizabeth (I had it officially changed on the birth certificate) She had golden braided pigtails and blue eyes. My mother had to smuggle her out of the back entrance of the toy store in a garbage bag. After Elizabeth, I had Twin boys, a premie

22. Rainbow Brite or Strawberry Shortcake?
Strawberry Shortcake 4eva!

23. Did you watch Miami Vice?
Nope. I wasn't allowed to watch anything on after 8 except the Muppet Show.

24. Did you own a Trapper Keeper?
I had the one with the translucent red heart balloons drifting across it.

25. Atari or Nintendo?
Nintendo. (That might have been the best Xmas ever in our house.)

26. Did you play Pac-Man?
That's MS. Pacman to you buddy.

27. Which was better: Jem and The Holograms or Barbie and The Rockers?
Glamor & Glitter, Fashion & Fame? Duh – it's JEM. I had Barbie & The Rockers too, and I probably still know all the words to "born with a mike in my hand", but Jem & The Holograms were SO much cooler.

28. He-Man or She-Ra?
He-Man to watch, She-Ra to play with.

29. What movie scared you the most?
I avoided any and all horror films until WAY after the 80s. But I was pretty terrified by Gremlins.

30. Did you try to dance like Michael Jackson?
"try" is probably the operative word here.

31. What Is The First Thing That Comes To Mind When You Hear "flux capacitor"
Doc, you made a time machine out of a Delorean? (I fixed the typo)

32. What other colors did Pepsi come in?
Clear. Ick.

33. Roger Rabbit Or Howard The Duck?
Pu-pupuleeeeeeeze! Obvs Roger.

34. Did you ever beg your parents to have your school picture taken with the 'LASER' background?
Our photo-guy was too budget for "lasers"

35. Do you know what the Ninja Rap is?
um, this one I don't know.

36. Do you know why people cringe when they hear the word BUCKNER?
The same reason I smile, "Lets Go METS!!!"

37. Can you name the family members from National Lampoons Vacation movies?
Clark, Ellen (I think?) Rusty & Audrey Griswald.

38. Did you have pump sneakers?
ew, no. I had LA Riots though.

39. Did you own HYPER COLOR shirts?

40. Did you watch Smurfs?
of course. What else were you gonna do at 6am on Saturday Mornings?



( 1 spanking — spank your inner moppet )
Feb. 20th, 2008 05:04 pm (UTC)
(you have my reply for Michael Jackson in there still;)
( 1 spanking — spank your inner moppet )