Tag Archives: 1980s

Because It’s Friday: Amazing Dating Videos from the 80s

Back in the 1980’s there was no such thing as eHarmony. In fact, there was barely an effective matchmaking system that didn’t occur on game shows. If you didn’t meet your soul mate in high school, there was no sitting on your ass in front of a computer screen. You actively had to seek out the dating scene by bar ...

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80s Cake Does Not Include Hair Metal

The 80s was an orgy for geeky pop-culture enthusiasts, springing up pop phenomenon around every corner. The list just goes on and on. ALF, The Smurfs, video games, ALF. As you can see, I could just keep going all night. This 80s Cake celebrates some of the most iconic and obscure elements of 1980s culture including the Rubik’s Cube, Michael ...

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LEGO Sunglasses

You don’t even need to see a picture of LEGO sunglasses to know they’re going to come styled as a throwback to the 1980s. But did you know you can snap on bricks to the sides? Nice. Customize them to your liking by building antenna on each side and head off to the mall. All the chicks hanging out by ...

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Citro n Karin: What Could Have Been

Back in 1980, cocaine was up and coming and Europeans had plenty of it. As they did their daily bumps, shoving the cursed powder into their bodies, an idea sparked in the mind of one Trevor Fiore. He’s the designer behind the car you see here. It’s called the Citro n Karin and it’s probably the ugliest automobile you will ...

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Drum Machine Rings

Feeling nostalgic about the 1980s? Want to relive those moments of seeing New Order fire up a Roland TR-909 and go apeshit with it? Well here’s a way you can do it without copious amounts of cocaine. Just pick up some of these slick rings modeled after samplers and drum machines. I’d tell you where to get some but Boing ...

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The 16-Bit Genesis Bag

Here’s a bag I’d sport proudly in public. It’s designed like SEGA’s 16-bit Mega Drive system, aka the Genesis here in the states. Sometimes you’ve got no choice but to pick sides in a console war. Too bad you can’t get this $55 dollar bag in a Nintendo flavor. SEGA fans only, please. Link [via]

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Pin Clock Brings Back Middle School Memories

The plasma ball. The Jenny McCarthy poster. The pin-thingie that you put your hand under. What do these three things have in common? Spencer’s Gifts. This Pin Art clock doesn’t have an alarm but who needs one when you’re sleeping in on a rainy sunday trying to recapture your youth. At $70, it’s a steal, similar to your current 401k ...

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Silly DRM: The Lenslok Prism System

TorrentFreak has a great article up on the history of one of the stupidest forms of DRM ever: The Lenslok. A small plastic device with multiple prism-like lenses, you’d hold the device up to the TV when a game prompted you to enter a secret message. Here’s an example of how this piece of shit was used:

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