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28th Apr '17 8:36:50 AM FF32
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* ''VideoGame/{{Firewatch}}'' (set in 1989)
14th Apr '17 3:22:21 PM jormis29
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* ''VideoGame/BeatCop'' (set in 1986)



* ''VideoGame/{{Yakuza}} 0'' (set in December 1988, at the height of Japan's "Bubble Economy")

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* ''VideoGame/{{Yakuza}} 0'' ''VideoGame/{{Yakuza 0}}'' (set in December 1988, at the height of Japan's "Bubble Economy")
27th Mar '17 2:51:53 PM JustKnown
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Conversly, the eighties were also the high water mark of analog culture. CD players were a relatively new and exotic technology. Heck, ''Digital Watches'' were still a relatively new and exotic technology. Most people still got their music on LP or cassettes and their news from newspapers delivered in the predawn darkness by FreeRangeChildren. The Commodore 64 was the most common personal computer and an actual PC cost as much as a used car, especially if it was equipped with one of those new and exotic ten megabyte hard drives. The internet was still just a pipe dream and what little connectivity existed was through Electronic bulletin board services (BBS) accessed over analog phone lines using screeching 1200 baud modems.

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Conversly, the eighties were also the high water mark of analog culture. CD players were a relatively new and exotic technology. Heck, ''Digital Watches'' were still a relatively new and exotic technology. Most people still got their music on LP or cassettes and their news from newspapers delivered in the predawn darkness by FreeRangeChildren. The Commodore 64 was the most common personal computer and an actual PC cost as much as a used car, especially if it was equipped with one of those new and exotic five or ten megabyte hard drives. The internet was still confined to academia, the World Wide Web was still just a pipe dream dream, and what little connectivity existed was through Electronic bulletin board services (BBS) accessed over analog phone lines using screeching 1200 or 2400 baud modems.
26th Mar '17 6:15:52 AM JustKnown
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Computing technology first became a true cultural force in this decade, starting a trend that would keep on snowballing to this very day. The Eighties was the decade of cell phones literally sized and shaped like bricks, jokes about being unable to program [=VCRs=], the death of Betamax, and the beginnings of personal computers and gaming consoles beginning to proliferate inside homes, perhaps one of the trends from this decade with the largest of cultural implications. Cable television also took off big time, with Creator/{{MTV}}, Creator/{{TBS}}, {{Creator/HBO}}, and Creator/{{CNN}} becoming household acronyms.

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Computing technology first became a true cultural force in this decade, starting a trend that would keep on snowballing to this very day. The Eighties was the decade of cell phones literally sized and shaped like bricks, jokes about being unable to program [=VCRs=], the death of Betamax, and the beginnings of personal computers and gaming consoles beginning to proliferate inside homes, perhaps one of the trends from this decade with the largest of cultural implications. Cable television also took off big time, with Creator/{{MTV}}, Creator/{{TBS}}, {{Creator/HBO}}, and Creator/{{CNN}} becoming household acronyms.
acronyms, though the video itself was all grainy, low-definition analog.

Conversly, the eighties were also the high water mark of analog culture. CD players were a relatively new and exotic technology. Heck, ''Digital Watches'' were still a relatively new and exotic technology. Most people still got their music on LP or cassettes and their news from newspapers delivered in the predawn darkness by FreeRangeChildren. The Commodore 64 was the most common personal computer and an actual PC cost as much as a used car, especially if it was equipped with one of those new and exotic ten megabyte hard drives. The internet was still just a pipe dream and what little connectivity existed was through Electronic bulletin board services (BBS) accessed over analog phone lines using screeching 1200 baud modems.
20th Mar '17 8:08:32 PM nombretomado
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* TropeMakers and [[TropeCodifier Codifiers]]: With [[TheBlockbusterAgeOfHollywood blockbuster films coming on full force]], the wide introduction of computers and VideoGames, and with the rise of cable television with channels like {{MTV}}, {{HBO}}, {{CNN}}, {{Nickelodeon}}, et al., giving time and interest to watching more of it in a single channel than in a programming block, the tropes that came to the scene in this decade are:

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* TropeMakers and [[TropeCodifier Codifiers]]: With [[TheBlockbusterAgeOfHollywood blockbuster films coming on full force]], the wide introduction of computers and VideoGames, and with the rise of cable television with channels like {{MTV}}, {{HBO}}, {{CNN}}, {{Nickelodeon}}, {{Creator/Nickelodeon}}, et al., giving time and interest to watching more of it in a single channel than in a programming block, the tropes that came to the scene in this decade are:
18th Mar '17 2:08:06 PM nngnna
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!!!For series released in this time period, see SeriesOfThe1980s
14th Mar '17 5:57:58 PM pepsimax
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* ''ComicBook/SensationalSheHulk''. First published in 1989.
6th Feb '17 7:52:51 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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10th Jan '17 8:40:40 AM darkchiefy
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** MusicVideo: For better or for worse, we have to credit {{MTV}} for bringing this. [[Creator/{{Much}} Much Music]] introduced them to Canadian audiences

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** MusicVideo: For better or for worse, we have to credit {{MTV}} for bringing this. [[Creator/{{Much}} Much Music]] Creator/{{MuchMusic}} introduced them to Canadian audiences
9th Jan '17 10:13:50 AM JamesAustin
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* Wrestling/RoadDogg: Debuted in 1986.



* [[Wrestling/PlayboyBuddyRose "Playboy" Buddy Rose]]

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* [[Wrestling/PlayboyBuddyRose "Playboy" Buddy Rose]]Wrestling/PlayboyBuddyRose
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