You Might Be a Generation X-er If...

You had a "Members Only" jacket and wore it all day long.

You wore anything Izod, especially those windbreakers that folded up into a pouch you could wear around you waist.

You remember when Jordache jeans were cool.

In your fifth grade class picture, you're wearing an Izod shirt with the collar turned 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 door and said, "Landshark."

Three words: Atari, IntelliVision and Coleco. Sound familiar?

You remember the days when "safe sex" meant "my parents are gone for the weekend."

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 (oops, T.A.F.K.A.P.... that crazy guy) 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 faced the cars behind you.

You've ever conversationally used the phrase, "Jane, you ignorant slut."

You watched "H.R. Puffenstuff" as a child, but now that you're older, you really understand that it would have been much better had you known about drugs at the time.

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 English language.

You're starting to view getting carded to buy alcohol as a GOOD thing.

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 laughter.

Honestly remember when film critics raved that no movie could ever possibly get better special effects than those in the movie "TRON."

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 just experimenting."

This timeline appropriately describes actual events in your life:

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 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 first scene.

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 Tab.

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 were too young to 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 or NC-17 crap.

You learned to swim about the same time "Jaws" came out and you still carry emotional scars to this day.

"Wonder Twin powers, activate! Form of an iceberg, shape of a hammer."

You remember when your cable TV box had the three rows of numbers and you had to move the selector switch accordingly.

You actually believed everything Leonard Nimoy told you on "In Search Of."

The ABC After School Special "My Mom's Having a Baby" actually taught you stuff you didn't know.

Your jaw would ache by the time you finished those "brick-sized" packages of Bazooka gum.

You remember when VCR's cost $1,000.

You never thought there was anything strange about Bert and Ernie living together.

You once had a rotary dial telephone.

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