Subject: Generation X?
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You may be a Generation X'er if...
You wore anything Izod, especially those windbreakers that folded up
into a pouch.
You remember when Jordache jeans were cool.
In your fifth grade class picture, you're wearing an Izod shirt with
the collar up
You know, by heart, the words to any "Weird" Al Yankovic song
The Brady Bunch movie brought back cool memories
You ever rang someone's doorbell and said "Landshark".
Three words "Atari" "IntelliVision" and "Coleco". Sound familiar?
You remember the days when "safe sex" meant "my parents are gone for
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 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 remember when music that was labeled "alternative" really was
You took family trips BEFORE the invention of the mini-van. You rode
in the back of the station wagon and you faced the cars behind you.
You've ever conversationally used the phrase "Jane, you ignorant slut."
You've recently horrified yourself by using any one of the following
- "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
You're starting to view getting carded to buy alcohol as a GOOD
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 your old Big Wheel quite obsolete.
The phrase "Where's the beef?" still doubles you over with
Honestly remember when film critics raved that no movie could ever
possibly get better special effects than those in the movie TRON.
(girls) you thought Sean Cassidy was "dreamy", lusted after "Ted, your
ship's photographer" on the Love Boat
You freaked out when you found that you now fall into the "26 - 50"
age category on most questionnaires
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 Banana Republic or Benetton, but not in the
last five years, okay?
You're starting to believe (now that it wouldn't affect YOU) 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
You ever wanted to be gagged with a spoon
U2 is too "popular" and "mainstream" for you now
You ever used the phrase "kiss mah grits" in conversation
You remember trying to guess the episode of the Brady Bunch from the
You spent endless nights dreaming about being the Bionic Woman or
Wonder Woman or the Six Million Dollar Man
You had ringside seats for Luke and Laura's wedding (on General
You remember "Hey, let's be careful out there"
You're parents wanted you to attend medical school, but you decided it
was pointless since Quincy got all the babes, anyway.
You know who shot J.R.
This rings a bell "and my name, is Charlie. They work for me."
You ever wanted to learn to play "Stairway to Heaven" on the guitar.
You were unsure if Diet Coke would ever catch on, after all, look at
You know all the words to the double album set of Grease.
You ever had a Dorothy Hammill haircut
You sat with your friends on a Friday night and dialed "8-6-7-5-3-0-9"
to see if Jenny would answer.
"All-skate, change directions" means something to you.
You owned a pair of Rainbow suspenders just like Mork used to wear.
You bought a pair of Vanns and wanted to order a pizza in history class
so you could be just like Jeff Spicoli in Fast Times as Ridgemont High.
You owned a preppy handbook.
You were too young to go see the Blue Lagoon so you just had to settle
for second hand reports.
You remember when there was only "G, PG and R", none of this PG-13
You learned to swim about the same time Jaws came out and still carry
the emotional scars to this day.
Wonder twin powers, activate! Form of a an iceberg, shape of a hammer
You remember when your cable TV box had a sliding selector switch
You actually believed everything Leonard Nimoy told you on "In Search
Your jaw would ache by the time you finished those "brick-sized"
packages of Bazooka gum.
Bo and Luke Duke.
VCR's cost $1,000.
There was nothing strange about Bert n' Ernie living together.
Rotary dial telephones.
You anxiously awaited "That's Incredible" with Fran Tarkenton and John
Davidson on Wed nights
You actually believed that Mikey (famed for his "Life" cereal
died after eating a packet of pop rocks and drinking a Coke
The theme song to "Greatest American Hero" still comes back to you on
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