You Grew up in the 80s If

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  • You practiced getting in and out of your car through the windows.
  • Your first Walkman weighed 10 pounds and was the size of a brick.
  • You know the meaning of “Wax on, wax off.”
  • You know whose phone number is 867-5309.
  • A piece of folded paper and two hands could tell your fortune.
  • You want to be “where everybody knows your name.”
  • You know what Willis was talking ’bout.
  • You remember when it was worth getting up early on a Saturday morning to watch cartoons.
  • You know the dangers of saying “water” and “I don’t know.”
  • You remember when dialing a number on the phone actually involved a dial.
  • You wore a ponytail on the side of your head.
  • You owned a pair of jelly shoes.
  • You played the game “MASH” (Mansion, Apartment, Shack, House).
  • You said, “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up.”
  • You asked, “Where’s the beef?”
  • You yelled, “By the power of Grayskull!”
  • You know where Gordon Shumway is from.
  • You rode in the back of the station wagon and faced the cars behind you.
  • You know what happened on Nov. 5, 1955.

About henrywm

I am a graduate from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology. I am interested in Christian theology and church history. I also enjoy science fiction and stories which wrestle with deep questions.
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