Skip to comments.Reasons for Children of the 80s to Feel Old (for all of us late 70s/80s teens & youg adults)
Posted on 12/30/2004 5:44:09 PM PST by psimpson2005
So here they are: The Reasons for Children of the 80s to Feel Old
*While reading reviews about the "Live Aid" DVD on Amazon, I read a comment from a teenager that wrote that it's an ideal gift for his/her parents. And knowing that Live Aid was from 1985.
*Because when I mentioned Hall & Oates to my cousin who is 20 he had NO clue as to who I was talking about. Becauase Bon Jovi, who just came out with "Runnaway" like YESTERDAY -- right? (not) is now over 20 yrs old and considered "Classic." Because "Do They Know it is Christmas" is now 20 yrs old..........................................
(Excerpt) Read more at inthe80s.com ...
The excerpt is from a web site called 'InThe80s' which is an 80s nostalgia site. I thought some of the posts on this particular page were pretty amusing, and I know some of you FReepers would be willing to share similar stories and anecdotes. This 80s site doesn't get many posts, and I would prefer to discuss such things with fellow conservatives, as other 80s sites always end up trashing Ronald Reagan, which always ticks me off.
Given that the New Year is upon us, it is as good a time as any to discuss the passage of time and how one's youth just doesn't seem that long ago (or maybe it does!). This discussion is open to anyone, btw; not just us 80s people.
I know you guys frown on vanities; I just thought a diversion from the more serious and sad events of this past week might be welcome. I also hope I posted this correctly.
I still have the LP single. From the first press run.
BTW, welcome to FR.
Let me be the first to comment.
The one that got me was the second remark that mentions that awful song "Do They Know It's Christmas". That is exactly 20 years old this month. On the Cashbox top 100 chart for '84, it shows it debuted on 12/22/84. Yikes!!!!!
I'm so old that I remember when Dick Clark looked exactly the way he does now.
An eighties nostalgia site?
I was born in the thirties-------enough said!
Hooray for the 80s! Let me get my leg-warmers out.
Thanks for your welcome.
I don't know how to ping people. Isn't there a Gen X ping list on FR that we can contact?
But how long has it been since "Hands across America"? I cannot even remember what that was supposed to raise our consciousness about, it obviously didn't work.
I remember milk came in waxed cartons ... TV (a new thing) was only in black and white.
I love the people who were born in the 80s complaining about feeling old. Too funny! I was born in '66 and still don't feel old!
I give the same answer as I did years ago, hell no, they where musslemen communists and animists.
BTW that famine was man made by the government trying to bring the animists under control.
I've got you beat - muzak is piped in to my place of employment (I think they must have had someone go postal once) and I recoginized.....(wait for it).....
Leg-warmers still drive me insane.
I wasn't born in the 80's. I was in school in the 80's. And yes, I had more posters of Duran Duran on the wall...
Looooove The Cure.
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