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11 Worst 80s Fads - 11 Points Countdown
written by Sam Greenspan

I'm back from a four-day trip to Mexico where I had limited Internet access but unlimited so-so resort food and Tecate Light. My agenda was simple. One, watch Thursday's episode of Community. Two, get this episode of my new series, the 11 Points Countdown, ready for today. Three, say hello to my special lady and dog in some order.

In this week's episode, my co-host is a good friend and very funny fellow named Jared Grey and we count down the results of my poll on the worst '80s fads. It's something of a video follow-up to a list I did back when I was first getting this site off the ground, 11 '80s Fads I Totally Bought Into.

And now, the video...




When this video gets to 11,111 views, I will release the photo of me with my mullet.

And, as promised, here are the full results from the voting...
  1. Mullets/rat tails
  2. Valley Girl-style talk
  3. Parachute/Zubaz pants
  4. Jeans with zippers on the legs
  5. Big hair
  6. Jazzercise
  7. Baby on Board signs
  8. Cocaine
  9. Neon everything
  10. Spandex workout outfits
  11. Members Only jackets
  12. Madonna lace fingerless gloves
  13. Legwarmers
  14. Miami Vice clothing
  15. Glam rock
  16. Where's the Beef
  17. Keytar
  18. Flashdance off-the-shoulder sweatshirts
  19. Cabbage Patch Kids
  20. California Raisins
  21. Carrying giant boom boxes on the shoulder
  22. ALF
  23. New Wave music
  24. Racquetball craze
  25. He-Man
  26. Slap bracelets
  27. Breakdancing obsession
  28. Swatch watches
  29. Trapper Keepers
  30. Molly Ringwald
  31. Punk rock look
  32. The mall
  33. Rubik's Cube
  34. Stand-up comedy explosion

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This post was originally published on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 11:00:00 AM under the category Countdown.

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