You remember when Jordache jeans with a flat-handle comb in the back pocket was cool.
Any photograph of you shows you wearing an Izod shirt with the collar turned up.
You know any “Weird Al” Yankovic songs by heart.
You’ve ever rung someone’s doorbell and said “Landshark!”
You were once bowled over by the technological excellence of such products as Atari, IntelliVision, TelStar and Coleco.
You remember the premier of MTV-or worse yet, you remember its predecessor, “Friday Night Videos.”
You and your friends ever discussed having a reunion at the end of the century and playing Prince’s “1999” until you passed out partying.
A predominant color in your childhood photos is plaid.
You remember when music that was labeled “alternative” really was alternative, and when “alternative comedy” was really funny.
You took family trips BEFORE the invention of the minivan.
(Related to No. 10) You rode in the back of the station wagon facing the cars behind you.
You’ve recently horrified yourself by using any one of the following phrases: “You know, back when…,” “When I was your age…,” or “When I was younger…”
Schoolhouse Rock played a HUGE part in how you learned things like grammar, math and history. (A big hint here is if the only way you can recite the preamble to the Constitution is by singing it.)
You ever dressed to look like someone in a Madonna, Cyndi Lauper or Duran Duran video.
You remember with pain the day the Green Machine hit the streets (or the sidewalks), instantly making your Big Wheel obsolete.
The age-old question “Where’s the beef?” still makes you laugh.
You remember when film critics raved that no movie could ever possibly have more advanced special effects than “TRON.”
Your hair at some point in time in the ’80s could only be described by saying “I was experimenting.”
You’re starting to believe that having the kids in school year-round wouldn’t be such a bad idea after all.
You’re currently employed doing something that has absolutely nothing to do with your college major.
You remember trying to guess which episode of “The Brady Bunch” it was by the first scene.
You know all the words to the double-album set of the “Grease” soundtrack.
“All skate, change directions” means something to you.
You remember when movies were only PG and R.
You remember when your cable TV box had a sliding selector switch…and your “cable remote” was connected to the TV by a CORD!
You remember Bo and Luke Duke, Daisy, Boss Hogg, or-worst of all- what Sheriff Roscoe’s full name was.
Your parents paid $2,000 for a top-loading Beta VCR that was almost the size of a coffee table.
You found nothing strange about Bert and Ernie living together.
You remember having a black rotary phone.
And lastly, I’ll make a song stick in your head for the rest of the day: you actually remember the words to the theme song of “The Greatest American Hero.” (“BELIEVE IT OR NOT), I’M WALKIN’ ON AIR.. I NEVER THOUGHT COULD FEEL SO FREE-EE-EE…”