15 Things That Only 80s Kids Understand!

These memories will make you want to grab your scrunchies, hop in your DeLorean, and go back to when all was right and colorful in the world.

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    When 'Squad' really meant something

    The original #friendshipgoals

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    But this was your real best friend:

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    And your heroes looked like this:

    The muscled and mostly naked heroes we deserve

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    Gaming was a personal and transformative experience

    Who needs more than 8 bits?

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    And all you needed to do to fix your problems was blow on a dusty cartridge

    Easier than running wifi diagnostics

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    No one had words with friends, but everyone had tetris

    This is why your generation is better at packing for long trips

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    Instead of fighting in imaginary modern wars, you were fighting to survive

    The trail claims another poor soul. Nicole, we hardly knew thee

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    When Johnny Depp didn't need to be covered in makeup to get attention

    O.G. Depp, pre-sparrow. Never better.

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    When telling time was the best fashion statement

    One swatch for every occasion and clashing color combinations.

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    When the best toys were kitchen appliances

    I remember asking my mom if they were only for girls. Thankfully she said no, and I was the only boy on the block with these light-bulb crafted tasty treats.

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    When shoe technology was at an all time high

    How does anyone go anywhere without a good pump?

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    One word: Denim

    The more bedazzling the better

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    Your boombox was the best way to listen to music

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    And it was also the best way to tell someone you care

    "The light, the heat" . . . that's real love.

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    And this incredible piece of modern technology that puts our modern age to shame

    Will the iPhone 7 finally be transparent?? Come on already, Apple.

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