Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Sooooooooooo Funny...Possibly my Longest Post EVER!!

You had that Fisher Price Doctor's Kit with a stethoscope that actually worked.

You owned a bicycle with a banana seat and a plastic basket with flowers on it.

You learned to skate with actual skates (not roller blades) that had metal wheels.

You thought Gopher from Love Boat was cute (admit it!)

You had nightmares after watching Fantasy Island.

You had either a 'bowl cut' or 'pixie', not to mention the 'Dorothy Hamill' People sometimes thought you were a boy.

You had rubber boots for rainy days and Moon boots for snowy days.

You owned a 'Slip-n-Slide' , on which you injured yourself on a sprinkler head more than once.

You owned 'Klick-Klacks' and smacked yourself in the face more than once !

Your Holly Hobbie sleeping bag was your most prized possession.

You wore a poncho, gauchos, and knickers.

You begged Santa for the electronic game, Simon.

You had the Donnie and Marie dolls with those pink and purple satiny shredded outfits, or the sunshine family.

You spent hours in your backyard on your metal swing set with the trapeze. The swing set tipped over at least once.

You had homemade ribbon barrettes in every imaginable color. (Oh yeah!)

You had a pair of Doctor Scholl's sandals (the ones with hard sole & the buckle). You also had a pair of salt-water sandals.

You wanted to be Laura Ingalls Wilder really bad; you wore that Little House on the Prairie-inspired plaid, ruffle shirt with the high neck in at least one school picture; and you despised Nellie Oleson!

You wanted your first kiss to be at a roller rink!

PONG! ('video tennis' ) was the most remarkable futuristic game you've ever heard of !

Your hairstyle was described as having 'wings' or 'feathers' and you kept it 'pretty' with the comb you kept in your back pocket. When you walked, the 'wings' flapped up and down, looked like you were gonna 'take off'.

You know who Strawberry Shortcake is, as well as her friends, Blueberry Muffin and Huckleberry Pie.
You carried a Muppets lunch box to school and it was metal, not plastic. With the thermos inside some were glass and broke the first time you dropped them.

You and your girlfriends would fight over which of the Dukes of Hazzard was your boyfriend. You had Star Wars action figures, too!

It was a big event in your household each year when the 'Wizard of Oz' would come on TV. Your mom would break out the popcorn and sleeping bags!

You often asked your Magic-8 ball the question: 'Who will I marry. Shaun Cassidy, Leif Garrett, or David Cassidy?'

You completely wore out your Grease, Saturday Night Fever, and Fame soundtrack record albums.

You tried to do lots of arts and crafts, like yarn and Popsicle-stick God's eyes, decoupage, or those weird potholders made on a plastic loom.

You made Shrinky-Dinks and put iron-on kittens on your t-shirts!

You used to tape record songs off the radio by holding your portable tape player up to the speaker.

You had subscriptions to Dynamite and Tiger Beat.

You learned everything you need ed to know about girl issues from Judy Blume books. (Are you there God, It's me, Margaret.)

You thought Olivia Newton John's song 'Physical' was about aerobics. (its not??)

You wore friendship pins on your tennis shoes, or shoelaces with heart or r a i n b o designs.

You wanted to be a Solid Gold dancer.

You drowned yourself in Love's Baby Soft - which was the first 'real' perfume you ever owned.

You glopped your lips in Strawberry Roll-on lip-gloss till it almost dripped off.



Michelle said...

How funny, this brought back sooo many memories.. I was born in '72 so remember all of this stuff! Hollie Hobby! I hadn't thought Of her in years, I still have my Holly Hobby cookbook!
thanks for the memories!

denise said...

ohmiwerd... what a trip down memory lane- were we separated at birth?? You have all my stuff!

i LOVED my Donny & Marie dolls, my Dr Scholls made me soo kewl! lol- TFS!

Mercy said...

OMG!!!!! you have it all right! ihad a whole drawer of the friendship pins! i was trying not to laugh too loud as to not wake up the guys, but this totally cracked me up!

Anonymous said...

OMG! These are all really funny (and totally true!) You did forget Rick Springfield....I was going to marry him! Thanks for the trip down memory lane!
Heather Bunsey

Sarah said...

How did you know??!! So true and so, so funny!!! Thanks for sharing.

Flossie's Follies said...

Too funny, it was great looking back.

Charmaine (CharmWarm on SCS) said...

Aaaah, the memories! Too funny! Thanks for the laugh!

kathy said...

Omg I think I actually forgot about half of that Thanks for the memories

Carmenv said...

Oh. My. GOSH! This is all so true...and so many of these things I had forgotten. Thanks for the stroll down memory lane, scary thought it might be...


Rhonda said...

OMG! I STILL HAVE my Donny and Marie Dolls! My daughter plays with them! They came with microphones...I thought that was the coolest, lol! I haven't thought of friendship pins in years...thank for that! I feel old/nastalgic!

Colleen Schaan said...

I can't believe that I remembered almost EVERY one of those...Oh, the memories!!! Thanks.

Jenny (Penelope Pitstop) said...

Yes! This was totally me! The only thing I think was missed was that you traded scratch and sniff stickers with your friends.

lezzels said...

even in Australia I can relate to so many things on your list so funny and I lived in my DR scholls loud clonk clonk sounds you knew I was it thank you for that post

Sarah Moore said...

This is adorable! I loved gopher too!!! Did you see this on my blog?

Such a wonderful post!

Kraftin' Kimmie said...

OMGosh!!! I can't believe I'm going to actually admit this but I really did have the Donny and Marie dolls AND I still have all my Strawberry Shortcake dolls!!! *snort* SO funny!!! What a trip!!

Shelly said...

This is hilarious! Just when I thought it couldn't be topped, I would read the next one and whaddya know? This just made my day a little bit brighter!

Laura said...

So funny!! I had that muppet lunch box... it was my first one! It's so crazy, those pictures look so old and everything looks so outdated... does that mean I am outdated?:)

Sarah said...

Fabulous - I just loved my Holly Hobby bedding and doll! And as for the Click clacks(we called them clackers in England)my all time favourite toy - I still have mine!!!

Christi said...

Wow..memories!! Thanks for the walk down memory lane. :)

Jeanette said...

I had a LOT of those items. I loved strawberry shortcake, holly hobby, teen mags, and friendship pins. Thanks for the memories and the laughs

Lynn said...

This is too funny!!!
Thanks for sharing :)

Michelle said...

This is so funny! I remember it all!!

Andrea Hays said...

It's scary...I wasn't born until 1980, but I remember and did so many of those things...Strange, but funny! :)

Anonymous said...

I could smell the scent of Love's Baby Soft immediately and taste the strawberry and bublegum lip gloss. Thanks for the memories


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