Boomer or Gen-X? Perhaps you are both…

Perhaps you are somewhere in between….

You remember when Jordache jeans were cool.

In your fifth grade class picture you were wearing an Izod shirt with the collar up.

You know by heart the words to any Weird Al Yankovic song.

You ever rang someone’s doorbell and said “Landshark!”

Three words: Atari, IntelliVision and Coleco, sound familiar.

You remember Friday Night Videos before the days of MTV.

A predominant color in your childhood photos is plaid.

While in high school, you and your friends discussed elaborate plans to get together again at the end of the century and play Prince’s “1999” until you passed out partying.

You remember when music that was labeled alternative, really was alternative.

You took family trips before the invention of the minivan.

You rode in the back of the station wagon and you faced the cars behind you.

You’ve recently horrified yourself by using any one of the following phrases:
When I was younger…
When I was your age…
You know, back when…

Schoolhouse Rock played a huge part in how you actually learned the English language

You ever dressed to emulate a person you saw in either a Duran Duran, Madonna or Cyndi Lauper video.

The first time you ever kissed someone at a dance came during “Crazy for You,” by Madonna.

You remember with pain the sad day when the Green Machine hit the streets and made our old Big Wheel quite obsolete.

The phrase “Where’s the beef,” still doubles you over with laughter.

You honestly remember when film critics raved that no movie could ever possibly get better special effects than those in the movie TRON.

You miss Ted the photographer on The Love Boat.

Your hair at some point in time in the 80’s became something which can only be described by the phrase, “I was experimenting”.

You’ve ever shopped at a Benetton, but not in the last 5 years.

You’re starting to believe now that maybe having the kids go to school year round wouldn’t be such a bad idea after all.

You’re doing absolutely nothing pertaining to your major.

U2 is too popular and mainstream for you now.


Thanks Sue!

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