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Nostalgia. Old people only.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by KING OF HELL, Mar 24, 2003.

  1. KING OF HELL

    KING OF HELL Guest

    dude....if your at least 25 you should remember most of these.. and feel free to add. but i dont want any like 19 year olds talking about the heyday of voltron or power rangers.



    Micronauts. Hong Kong Fooey. New Zoo Review. Zoom. Plasticman. The Herculoids. Dungeos and Dragons cartoon with all the kids in the roles. Great Space Coaster. Slim Goodbody. Mr Green Jeans. ok ok ok...get your old on.
     
  2. Al Green

    Al Green Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2001 Messages: 8,561 Likes Received: 1
    yes yes yes all great stuff.
    one of my personal favorites was ultraman.
     
  3. -Rage-

    -Rage- 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 10,006 Likes Received: 27
    ha
     
  4. podrido

    podrido Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 14, 2001 Messages: 9,182 Likes Received: 28
    micronauts, herculoids,d& d yeah good times
     
  5. mr.yuck

    mr.yuck Veteran Member

    Joined: May 12, 2000 Messages: 6,952 Likes Received: 6
    if memory serves correct the herculoids were the shit. Im gonna have to go out on a limb and say that old school MTV cartoon Banana man was cool too.

    But i want to digress from the TV and move more along the lines of toys. What ever happened to kids playin outside on the slip and slide? Ohh i almost forgot about that really big round game with the 4 different colored lights on it that you have to press in a certain pattern..........SIMON.

    The greatest cartoon ever was MASK. These fools actually had cars that
    turned into cooler cars. HAHAHa
     
  6. D&D cartoons... oh boy how I loved that quality show.
     
  7. SteveAustin

    SteveAustin Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 12, 2002 Messages: 7,042 Likes Received: 2
    absolutely the best. I wish someone would play reruns of it or put it on DVD.

    A couple other oldies I remember watching...The Green Lantern and Shazam.
     
  8. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 233
    ya know, im old enough, but i didnt really watch any of those.... i dont know if it was a regional thing or what, but they certainly werent pushed in my area.
    i did watch the d&d one somewhat though.

    what about the wrestling/monster truck cartoon? it was a half our show split up into two 15 minute segments.
    who the fuck decided to make a cartoon about monster trucks?


    a-team, magnum p.i., simon and simon, great american hero...
     
  9. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    i ain't 25 and I remember the D&D cartoon.
     
  10. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    condor man...?


    what about Rubix Cube?

    Snorkels?

    and that Kangaroo cartoon?

    I don't know, if my bro was around, I'd ask him.
     
  11. Ken E. Bus

    Ken E. Bus Member

    Joined: May 7, 2002 Messages: 311 Likes Received: 0
    Are You a Child of the 80s?
    Trapped between the "Baby Boomers" and "Generation Y" is a special generation ... a generation we call "Children of the Eighties." If you can identify with most of the 15 points below, chances are you are definitely one of them ...

    1. You owned a *real* Rubik's cube. Still have one.
    2. One word: Izod.
    3. You remember when MTV didn't exist. Alternatively you remember when the M stood for Music, not Mundane.
    4. "Alternative" music actually was...and not popular Top 40 tunes.
    5. You were a "wanna be". Madonna, Duran Duran, Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Boy George, etc.
    6. "Where's the beef?"
    7. You know how to use a rotary phone.
    8. Max Headroom was cool.
    9. You know how (or wanted to be able) to Moonwalk!
    10. Atari, IntelliVision, TelStar and Coleco were the ultimate gaming systems to own. Still have one.
    11. Leg warmers and headbands alá Pat Benatar once looked really cool to you.
    12. You remember when Jordache jeans with a flat-handle comb in the back pocket was cool.
    13. Jelly bracelets & shoes!
    14. Your hair defied gravity.
    15. You are still baffled by the "day glo" clothing trend.

    So, are you a Child of the '80s? You're facing a long uphill culture battle to stay tuned-in to that great decade, so follow our advice:

    Never forget or deny your 80s heritage. Be sure to start most of your sentences with "Back in the 80s" or "When I was your age"...
    Spend a majority of your time in your late 20s & early 30s obsessing over how much better things were "back then".
    Never let them see you sweat.
     
  12. mr.yuck

    mr.yuck Veteran Member

    Joined: May 12, 2000 Messages: 6,952 Likes Received: 6
    http://www.scifi.com/headroom/maxhost.gif'>

    hahaha i cant believe i forgot him.
     
  13. ETHREADZNY

    ETHREADZNY Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 11, 2002 Messages: 3,129 Likes Received: 4
    Dukes of Hazard
    Big wheel
    Clackers
    Pong
    Pet rocks
    Rock'em sock'em robots
    pink Panther
    Scooby's laff olympics
    popeye
     
  14. !@#$%

    !@#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
    we didn't have a television until i was at least six..and in school
    we also had restricted viewing..

    the first cartoons i really got into were the Smurfs and the ORIGINAL Transformers

    i remember when there were (was) no:
    (mtv of course)
    fox network
    CNN
    VCR's
    DVD's
    world wibe web
    gulf wars
    fax machine
    personal computer
    CELLULAR PHONES
    pagers (or only ER doctors had them)
    GPS
    smart bombs
    radar guns and radar detectors


    and i remember when:
    girls wore roach clips in their hair with a feather (judas priest fans)
    RUN-DMC was the biggest rap group EVER
    an actor was president
    JAMS were the coolest shorts, or clothing, to own
    roller skating was a popular weekend activity
    girls wore leg warmers, jelly bracelets, shoes, jordache, SASSOON, chic etc
    CHiPs and Dukes of Hazzard was the coolest
     
  15. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    i'll have to go with seeking ehre, all of these shows were greaqt. i recently started watching the a-team on the new tnn, until they pulled that shit or did wahtever. it was great reliving childhood tv. i actually watched mcgyver on tvland last night...man, i honestly think i have seen every a-team,mcgyver, and knight rider episode known to man...the greatest american hero, too...

    what about remington steele? anybody else watch that show? or sledghammer? jesus, great thread king of hell
     
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