Friday, April 4, 2008

'80s Flashback: Psyche!

Friday is here again, so it's time for another '80s Flashback.

Before a word from our sponsor, here are the recent '80s Flashbacks:

'80s Flashback: Jim and Tammy Faye
'80s Flashback: Avoid the noid
'80s Flashback: Mary Lou Retton
'80s Flashback: One night in Bangkok
'80s Flashback: Adams Atoms
'80s Flashback: Don't you forget about me

OK. This week's flashback is brought to you by the How to Win at Pac-Man strategy guide that everyone wanted to see back in the early '80s. It showed you the patterns that would keep you playing the game until your feet went numb. (It's currently available at eBay).

Here's the flashback:

No, it's not starting yet. Psyche!

That last word is the flashback. Did you ever say "psyche" when you were a dorky '80s youngster like I was? It went something like this ...

Hey Joe, have a soda.
Psyche! (and then you pull away the soda)

Man, I was so cool in the 80s.

I usually include a link to a video with these flashbacks, but "psyche!" doesn't lend itself to that. But here's a video tribute to a Pac-Man world champion that includes some tremendous 80s hairdos and clothing.