Monday, January 21, 2008

You know you're a Filipino child of the 80's when.....

1.) You have scars on your knees and elbows.

2.) You owned a bike

3.) You had a barkada around your neighborhood (all of you had bikes)

4.) You loved climbing on your house's roof (and your neighbor's roof as well).

5.) You went inside an abandoned house in your neighborhood just to see what it
looks like inside.

6.) You ate all the aratilis in your neighborhood.

7.) You plucked all the gumamelas in the area for soap bubbles.

8.) Your parents forced you to take afternoon siestas with the threat that you will not be allowed to play outside.

9.) You are never found in your house in the afternoon. You are often found playing in the street with your neighborhood friends.

10.) You loved exploring vacant lots for hidden knick-knacks.

11.) You just can't resist jumping in a sandpile.

12.) You know all the street games (patintero, agawan base, langit-lupa,
etc., etc.)

13.) You owned a family computer.

14.) Your hand-to-eye coordination is terrific due to family computer.

15.) You'd rather go outdoors in the afternoon than play family computer.

16.) You gleefully boast that games today are so easy because of the
character's life bar (remember when we used to play Mario? we died the minute a
goomba hit us)

17.) You know this code by heart: UP-UP-DOWN-DOWN-LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT-RIGHT-B-A-B-A-START
(select-start for 2 players)

18.) You owned a superhero costume (especially a superman costume).

19.) For the girls: You dressed up like Punky Brewster, Madonna and Debbie Gibson.
For the boys: You dressed up like David Hasselhoff's knight rider, David Bowie
or had CLARKe KENT's little bang. And now you think that the 80's had the
suckiest dress sense.

20.) You had a denim jacket.

21.) You had a sticker book especially that Age of Dinosaurs sticker book.

22.) You were addicted to rainbow brite, carebears, my little pony, thundercats,
bioman, voltes v, mazinger z, daimos, smurfs, etc., etc.

23.) You played pc games like tapper, moonbugs, alley cat and prince of persia.

24.) Ms Word did not exist in your vocabulary but Wordstar did!

25.) You love 80's music even if you don't want to admit it.

26.) You've climbed up mango trees to catch salagubang, tie a sting around its
neck and let it fly around in frenzy.

27.) You've spent hours in the afternoon catching tutubi... yellow-green was the
easiest to catch, blue being finicky, and red being a rare breed...

28.) You used to take Flinstones vitamins (which you didn't mind 'cause
it was yummy) and Scott's liver oil.

29.) You know the catoon show, Beverly Hills Teens.

30.) You know Kuya Bodgie from Batibot.

31.) You watch Uncle Bob's Lucky Seven Club.

32.) You used AQUA NET to fashion ur 4-inch-high bangs.

33.) Your blouses had paddings.

34.) You owned wide studded colorful belts.

35.) You watched some of your favorite shows on betamax or even UHF 17 (the
channel from Clarke Air Base - or was it Subic?)

36.) You collected and "swapped" perfumed stationeries with your
classmates and friends, but followed the unwritten rule that you never write on them.

37.) The only place you go to for summer vacation is BAGUIO !

38.) On that note, camp john hay served BEST ice cream.

39.) Most of us were brought to the EDSA revolution.

40.) You remember what Ricky Martin used to look like back then

41.) ...when you think that Julie Vega is a better actress that Judy Ann

42.) You get confused playing playstation because of all the buttons
on the keypad (nintendo only had the direction pad, a & b buttons and the
start & select keys ).

43.) You know all the Bagets and Ninja Kids. bonnin!

44.) You got to ride the train ride at greenhills shopping center.

45.) Magic Johnson and Larry Bird were the players at the time.

46.) ...when you know more 80's music than the song "Buttercup".

47.) You were allowed to bathe in the rain.

48.) You were taught to comb your hair one-sided.

49.) You've collected matangpusa and mongo beans so you can have ammunition for sumpit

50.) You knew who madam bola and sitsiritsit and alibangbang was.

51.) Every Christmas you anticipate going to BIG Bang sa Alabang-with the
giant slide.

52.) You know the Ewoks.

53.) You had Mighty Kid shoes and Greg shoes.

54.) You know what Time Space Warp means and you know who Fuma Lae-Ar is)

55.) You and your barkada had a specific Bioman name.

56.) You sucked all the nectar from the santan plant hence your mother got really pissed at you for destroying the santan plant.

57.) You played with marbles and text (yung cards ha!!!) And you count cards
like this: I-SA, DALA-WA, TAT-LO, A-PAT... walo na iyon!

58.) For girls: You wore denim miniskirts with rubber shoes. For guys: You had those bitin na pantalon which you wore with high-top rubber shoes!!!

59.) You loved cheezels and chicakdees because of the great prizes it had!(remember sticky hands, bear popups,and the stick on tattoos which were "banned" due to drugs daw?)

60.) Puffy cone still existed!!!

61.) Sosy ka if you bought a Magnolia drumstick.

62.) Twin Popsies were meant to be shared with a friend.

63.) Ice Drop was the cheapest treat.

64.) You have those disney bow biters for your rubber shoes

65.) You know who Alf is.

66.) You're familiar with the show "Perfect Strangers".

67.) Idol mo si McGyver.

68.) Thats Entertainment" ang "the bomb" nung mga panahon na yun.

69.) Sikat ka kapag alam mo ang wordstar at lotus 1,2,3

70.) Six digits lang ang telephone number niyo dati.

71.) Tatlong .25 cents lang eh makakatawag ka na sa pay-phone.

72.) Cute pa si Aiza non sa Eat Bulaga.

73.) Si Amado Pineda pa ang nagbabalita ng panahon

74.) You drank Chocolate milk from the Magnolia glass bottle which you kept for
holding water in your ref.

75.) Brown Cow tasted better than Hersheys!

76.) Shake Rattle and Roll 1 was the most horrifying movie for you then.

77.) The most comfortable shoes for you is still Sperry Topsiders.

78.) Dress shoes mo eh loafers pa rin.

79.) The best movies of all time are pretty in pink, breakfast club, 16 candles and some kind of wonderful

80.) You show off your pencil case which have hidden compartments that pop-out at
the press of a button...

81.) You have Bensia pencils which are refillable...

82.) Fiesta carnival was the place to be kumbaga enchanted kingdom sya ng 90's)

83.) Takot kang mag-year 2000 ksi baka magunaw ang mundo.

84.) Masarap ang Goya and Serg's.

85.) Nakakasakay ka pa sa kotseng walang aircon.

86.) You know the lyrics ng "Tinapang Bangus" at "Alagang-alaga namin si Puti"
ng Batibot.

87.) You know these commercials:
a. YCBIKINIBRIEF - remember this one?
Ycbikinibrief / ycbikinibrief /
ycbikinibrief for the man who packs a
wallop / YC had fashion / YC has style...
b. RA Homevision - those guys from cash
and carry makati couldn't have done it
better. Sports. Adventure. Cartoons.
Award Winners and More. Featuring the
voice talent of Frankie Evangelista. I
will never forget the creepy hand at the
start of the ad. Parang ET na nasa
c. Arthur's Legaspi Towers - nuff said.
d. La Germania Mama Mia commercials - ditto

88.) Bumibili ka ng caramel candy, Texas or bazooka bubblegum, tira-tira at
tootsie roll sa tindahan

89.) Naabutan mo pa na korteng flower ang singko

90.) You're familiar with this song: sinena ay bata pa, kaya ang sabi niya ay
um-ah-um-ah-ah. hanggang patanda siya nang patanda at pabastos ng pabastos hehehe! are red...

91.) Takot ka sa bumbay. Takot ka ring magkasugat kasi may lalabas raw na pari... =)

92.) You loved watching WWF (world wresting federation) every wednesday...Jake the Snake Roberts, Hulk Hogan, The undertaker =)

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