I discovered this hysterical post on Stitchy McYarnpants' blog--you must read it. I laughed so hard I cried.
Read the Tuesday, August 30 entry about the 80s and try to maintain your composure.
I finished a crocheted doily for an exchange with the TulsaOklahomaCrocheters but it's blocking right now. I'll get a picture up tomorrow, after the doily has undergone a beautification ritual.