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HappyMadison87
« on: February 23, 2011 09:37:22 PM »

So my boyfriend's birthday is in May, and we both love the 80's. We're also both in bands and book shows for many of the local bands around here. So I figured for his birthday I would put on an 80's themed show. I'd like to hold a contest for the best 80's costume, but I need help deciding what I should give away? Basically I am on a very low budget, and the more things I can make, or buy cheaply, the better.

In the past when we've had contests, I usually put together a basket with candy (so 80's candy is a must, but I'm not sure what was popular back then?), and a mix cd (so an 80's mix cd is a must as well), but other than that I'm drawing a blank.

Any suggestions would be really helpful! Thanks!
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JulieML
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2011 02:00:39 PM »

http://www.hometownfavorites.com/80s-Candy/products/1068/                       

http://www.liketotally80s.com/paint-splatter-fashion.html    paint splattered t's or socks   NEON on black would Rock!
those thin rubber braclets (like big o rings) in black or solid colors   
Pac man is a super simple shape you could stencil t's  or make pins
a cd with music from 80's movies )Fast times at Ridgemont High, Pretty in Pink, 16 Candles,  Ferris Bueller)

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gaia3441
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2011 05:02:53 PM »

Candy I remember from the 80's are those wax lips, candy necklaces, the wax soda bottles - i dont remember what they were called, and pop rocks. Candy cigarettes too.
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