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"Remember the eighties, when everything you touched turned to gold?"
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"I love how there are still these little pockets of the eighties."
"I'm trying to see if there's any truth to the rumor I started."
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"Oh, my God! Dots! I used to eat so many of these in the eighties!"
"Release our vaults from these thy vises, We've done our time in Hell; And lead us out these endless crises Of the troubled S. & L.s."
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"They're doing inspections-get the throw pillows in order."
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"The way I see it, we lived like pigs in the eighties and, with any luck we'll continue to live like pigs throughout the nineties."
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Fred Philpot, Born 1944.
Tags:let it all hang out, hippie, hippies, boomer, boomers, baby boomer, baby boomers, hip, corporate, corporation, switch, switched, eighties, 80s, 1980s, statue, statues, memory, memories, life, change, changing, businessmen, businessman, generation, generations, middle age, middle-age, play on words, mid-life, baby-boomer, baby-boomers, monument, monuments
"O.K., Steve, Act One—the go-go eighties. Yuppies, Wall Street, the penthouse on Park, that sort of thing. Act Two—the nineties. Recession, depression, banks going under, blah, blah, blah. You and Denise are out on the street. Act Three—ba-da-boom! Suddenly it's the fin de siecle!"
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"If everybody was such a workaholic during the eighties, why is everything they did falling apart in the nineties?"
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S & L Parade
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"And will that be the pro-Contra section or the anti-Contra section?"
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"You remind me of why I found the eighties wanting."
"The tower wants to know our position and our status and which 80s sitcom character we are."
Regrettable names which probably seemed like a good idea at the time - Rainbow Moon-Child, Anarchy Scum Bag, Freemarket Share-Option, Tony.
"You'd know that about me if you followed me on Twitter."
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"I like that everything is mismatched. I just think it could be mismatched better."
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"What was the point of writing a blog that nobody else could read?"
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"We'd love to, but we had too much wine and cheese in the eighties."
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"Love ya, Al, but something big just came up, so let's undo lunch."
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"So your patient is suing you because he's become addicted to love under your care. How much 80's music do you play in your office?"
"If there's any one lesson we've learned from the eighties, it's how to shop!"
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"Jesus Christ! Do you realize that now I actually am fifty when you're eighty?"
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"The board wants me to retire. They offered me a golden parachute pants deal."
'They say ninety is the new eighty.'