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55 Things Only ’80s Boys Can Understand

And yes, of course, this is also something many '80s girls can understand too.

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2. Not being able to resist the urge to yell out "I have the power" whenever Prince Adam transformed into He-Man on He-Man and the Masters of the Universe...

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7. The feeling of excitement you got just hearing the theme song to Transformers.

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♬ The Transformers! More than meets the eye! Autobots wage their battle to destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons! ♬

11. Being completely disappointed whenever you opened a birthday gift and realized you got a GoBots toy instead of a Transformers.

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GoBots were clearly targeted to unsuspecting grandparents who thought they were buying a Transformers action figure.

15. The joy you got from putting a Michael Jackson or Madonna cassette tape into your Teddy Ruxpin and watching him sing along.

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Or getting a kick out of your Teddy Ruxpin's demon-sounding voice whenever his batteries ran low.

22. Trying to talk as fast as the Micro Machines Man in Micro Machines commercials:

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25. Wanting not only all the Lego, but also the badass bedroom from the Zack the Lego Maniac commercials.

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26. The sheer excitement you got when you received your Nintendo.

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And then the sheer frustration you had later on when you had to blow into your game cartridges in order to get them to work.

27. Cheating on Duck Hunt by standing right up against the screen to shoot the ducks — really 'cause the gun never seemed to work.

33. Actually being OK with paying a dollar to play about 15 seconds of Dragon's Lair, just 'cause it was the most amazing arcade game you'd ever seen.

37. Completely missing the point of this PSA 'cause all you cared about was saying "I learned it from watching you!" along with the kid.

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39. Having the jingle to My Buddy stuck in your head.

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"MUST HAVE A MY BUDDY."

45. Getting important life lessons at the end of every cartoon:

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50. Also really wanting a She-Ra figure to add to your He-Man toy collection, even though she was technically a girl's toy.

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