22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80’s

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If this stuff looks familiar, you were definitely born after 1970!

Looking at the pics displayed you can feel goosebumps allover your body comparing life THEN and NOW. This generation may not understand how much they miss: fun and peace of mind is not in DStv and Shoprite (that didn’t exist back then), but in the real JOY we felt in those epic times.

1. Basket sandals

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

Lots of us used to wear it in a secondary school.

2. Suwe or Hopscotch

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

It is a game based on the principle of not treading on lines. The diagram is drawn in sand, and a stone or a ball of crushed leaves is used as a marker. In suwe, if the player’s stone is tossed on a line, he/she is out of the game. At the end of the game, the players make drawings in each of the squares.

3. Old-fashioned TV

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

4. These plastic dolls

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

5. Okin biscuits

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

6. Cabin biscuits (similar to crackers)

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

7. Bata shoes

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

8. Tree top

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

Parents used it as a bribe (to stop kids from crying after being stung by an injection, for example).

8. Blue Band margarine that used to come in tin cans

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

9. Whistling pop – the stick sweet with whistle

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

10. These exercise books

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

The rhyme for the letters of ONWARD notebook back in the day:

O – Ole
N – Ni
W – Wale
A – Aji
R – Ruler
D – Dada

E – Ede
X – times
E – Ede
R – Rashidi
C – Coni
I – Iya
S – Segun
E – Elere
B – Boolu
O – Odabo
O – Odabo
K – Kayode

11. Nacet Razor Blade

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

12. Owu dudu (or owu ikorun) that women used for platting there hair styles mostly shuku style.

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

13. Stella pomade

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

14. Oko oko (farm vehicle)

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

This type of vehicle used to ply/shuttle between villages & towns,bringing farm products to the hinterland.

15. Okoto (combination of BIC pen cover and the the cap of Berec battery)

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

16. Jenka bubble gum

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

17. These drinks

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

18. Pacesetters books

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

19. This board

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

20. Jet cream

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

21. Soap opera’s like:
Lady of the rose
No one but you
Rich also cry
Wild rose

22. Nulec stabilizers that were ball shaped like basketball

22 Ways To Know You Grew Up In 80's

Source: Naij