You’re Probably Aged 25 to 35 If…

  • You learned to swim about the same time Jaws came out and still carry the emotional scars to this day.
  • You could sing “99 Red Balloons” in English and in German.
  • You’re starting to believe that maybe having the kids go to school year-round wouldn’t be such a bad idea after all.
  • You did the LeFreak with Chic.
  • “All-skate, change directions” means something to you.
  • In high school, you and all your friends discussed elaborate plans to get together again at the end of the century and play “1999” by Prince over and over again.
  • You wore anything Izod, especially collar “up,” or the windbreakers that folded up into a pouch you could wear around your waist.
  • You owned a Jordache anything, or you remember when Jordache jeans were cool.
  • You ever dressed to emulate a person you saw in either a Duran Duran, Madonna, Rick Springfield, or Cyndi Lauper video.
  • You actually know who Rick Springfield is.
  • You rode in the back of the station wagon and you faced the cars behind you in the “tail gunner” position.
  • Schoolhouse Rock played a HUGE part in how you actually learned the English language.
  • You ever wanted to be gagged with a spoon
  • You had a poster of Bo, Luke & Daisy Duke.
  • There was nothing to question about Bert n’ Ernie living together.
  • Knickers and leg warmers were cool.
  • You ever wanted to learn to play “Stairway to Heaven” on the guitar and choreographed “Dancing Queen” by yourself in your room.
  • You were afraid of the Sleestaks on Land of the Lost.
  • The first time you ever kissed someone was at a dance during “Crazy for You” by Madonna.
  • You ever used the phrase “kiss mah grits” in conversation.
  • You had ringside seats for Luke and Laura’s wedding.
  • You know who shot J.R.
  • This rings a bell: “and my name, is Charlie. They work for me.”
  • You ever had a Dorothy Hammill haircut.
  • You sat with your friends on a Friday night and dialed “867-5309” to see if Jenny would answer.
  • You owned a pair of Rainbow suspenders just like Mork used to wear.
  • You remember when your cable TV box had the three rows of numbers and you had to move the selector switch accordingly.
  • Two Words: Feathered hair
  • Your jaw would ache by the time you finished those “brick-sized” packages of Bazooka gum.
  • The phrase “Where’s the beef?” still doubles you over with laughter.