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14 Massive Plot Holes That '80s Kids Still Needs Answers For

Memories of the 80s are filled with nostalgia, especially when it comes to cartoons and other shows for kids, it was the golden age of Saturday mornings. But as amazing as these shows were in regards to entertainment value, there were some major plot holes that are mind-boggling to my adult self. 1. Duck Tales - What happened to Webby's parents? Webby was the young granddaughter to Scrooge's housekeeper, Mrs. Beakley. Webby seems to be raised by her grandmother which begs the question, what happened to her parents?rantnow.com2. What accident was Inspector Gadget involved in that turned him

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15 Things From Your Childhood Kids Today Won't Believe

The differences between our childhoods and those of kids today are mind-blowing. We grew up on the fence of both generations. A lot of us would prefer to use technology today, but we still understand the importance of playing outside or turning the phones off for a night. The generations after us have it pretty easy, to be honest. We paved the way for some truly useful inventions. Scroll through this list of things from your childhood and try to imagine kids today doing them! Odds are they would need a hand. 1. Going to Blockbuster and picking out ONE

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80s Style Icons: Then and Now

We looked up to them as fashion goddesses. What they wore, we wore. How they wore their hair, we wore ours too. These style icons of the 1980s shaped the way we all dressed and looked while making it look effortless. But where are they now? The likes of Michelle Pfeiffer, Joan Collins, and Goldie Hawn are still going strong in 2016! Check out some of our favorite style icons of the 1980s and what they look like now.Olivia Newton-JohnShe's still looking amazing since her Grease days!Brooke ShieldsHas she even aged? Brooke still looks stunning!MadonnaShe Queen of

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80s Babies Will Instantly Remember All Of These Things

Ah, the 80s. A time of neon colors and arguably the best music era ever. Unfortunately, because of technology, not many things from the 80s have made their way to 2016. Though these things may be a distant memory by now, every 80s baby will be able to relate. Enjoy this blast from the past!1. Buying 'The Baby Sitters Club' books for $5. 2. Trapper Keepers3. Saving your homework on floppy discs4. Speak and Spells being the original spell check5. Listening to your favorite cassette tape on your Walkman6. The extreme stress of printing on Dot matrix printer paper

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8 Memories Of Your 80s Bike That Will Take You Back

Riding your bike was like having a license to go anywhere (as long as you were home when the street lights came on.) In the 80s, our bikes were a way to express ourselves and act like we were a little older than we were. If you wanted to sound like a motorcycle, all you had to do was grab a clothespin and a playing card, attach it to your spokes, and you were good to go. These are some of the other bike memories that kids from the 80s will definitely remember. 1. BMX BikesOld Line ClubNothing felt cooler

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The 10 Most Popular Baby Names That Basically Every '80s Kid Had

It seemed like everyone had the same names when we were growing up. There were always at least two or three kids in our classes who had the same names and even though they may have spelled it different, it made everything more complicated. Meagan KellyNowadays, parents all claim that they want unique names. Let's be real though, our parents thought the same thing. Trending names are common in every decade, the most popular choices just change. Why do these names get popular? It might be because certain celebrities are popular at the time so it inspires more people. Let's

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13 Magical Facts About Jim Henson's 'Labyrinth'

While we think of Labyrinth as a classic '80s movie, it was actually a flop when it first came out.Jim Henson's dark and bizarre fantasy adventure (and his last feature film) only gained a cult following when it was released on VHS. We watched it over and over again as kids, but there are some small details you probably missed.1. It took six people to work the Hoggle puppetLucasfilmActress Shari Weiser was inside the Hoggle suit, while four puppeteers worked the outside of the costume. Brian Henson, director Jim Henson's son, provided Hoggle's voice, and also controlled the

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7 Shows From The 80s That No One Bothers To Mention Anymore

There are shows we all remember from our childhood, like Family Ties, M*A*S*H, The Wonder Years, etc. But amidst all those generational favorites, there were other TV shows that didn't get as much attention. Some might even call them forgotten. These shows might not have deserved to be held as high as the rest, but they certainly didn't deserve to be locked in the proverbial basement. 1. My Sister SamCBS/AOLYou probably remember the show Mork & Mindy, but few people remember the short-lived spin-off, My Sister Pam. The show premiered in 1986 to solid ratings, but the