are you a child of the 80s?

Discussion in 'The Coffee House' started by simon, Jan 29, 2012.

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  1. simon

    simon Antiquitie's Friend

    do you remember?

    spandau ballet - true at the school disco?

    you never questioned why the a-team were always imprisoned in places that had sufficent tools to build an amoured tank?

    you remember when the a-ha video was the pinnacle of modern technology and you can still remember all the words?

    you ever owned a thin black leather tie or worse it was patterned like a piano ( i still have mine)

    you ever po-goed or space-hopped

    not only did you wear luminus clothing but they were mismatched fingerless gloves and toweling socks.

    shiny grey fleck suits.

    you rolled the sleeves of your suit jacket up.

    ooh, you could crush a grape.


    and no73.

    80s - keeping the dream alive.........
  2. Aaron

    Aaron Well-Known Member

    I'm not an 80's child, I came of age in the late 1970's but 1976 - 1986 was a fabulous time for music Disco included (all those great 12 inch mixes) I don't think the 80's clothing style was much to be proud of (Punk and Industrial/Joy Division were much better styles) my favourite time for clothing was the early 90's with the baggies and the whole manchester scene/look which is really still with us now.
  3. meaningless-vessel

    meaningless-vessel Well-Known Member

    I remember half that if not more... even being born in 84 like I was lol
  4. lachrymose27

    lachrymose27 Well-Known Member

    nightmare on elm street, baby
  5. gloomy

    gloomy Account Closed

    I was a child in the 80s, but apparently I'm not a child of the 80s, and I'm kinda glad... that stuff sucked.
    The early 90s had some crap but overall was probably the best time to come of age-- if you could grow a goatee in high school, you were da man.

    And the best time for music overall was probably 1995-2005.
  6. Catch22

    Catch22 Member

    Actually, I was also a 70's - 80's child, born during vietnam, listened to everything from abba to zepplin. loved a-team, mcgyver, knight rider, remember project ufo from the late 70's, wow, how about the hair? checkerboard cuts, shaved one side long on the other?
    90's came and ruined it all :-(
  7. HawthornePassage

    HawthornePassage Well-Known Member

    im actually a child of the 90s

    the 1890s

  8. ZombiePringle

    ZombiePringle Forum Buddy and Antiquities Friend

    yup, I was born in 1984. those were the days lol.
  9. meaningless-vessel

    meaningless-vessel Well-Known Member

    Amen to that :)
  10. LillMy8989

    LillMy8989 Well-Known Member

    Ha! I lived 4 months in the 80s :cool:
  11. lachrymose27

    lachrymose27 Well-Known Member

    the 80s had the best horror films.
  12. Witty_Sarcasm

    Witty_Sarcasm Writer, Musician, Fun Lover, Magic Maker

    Don't remember that all but I remember some things from the late 80's
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