The 1980s were a special decade. Disco was experiencing its death rattle; Ronald Reagan was the president for almost the entire span; cellphones were as big as bricks; and fashion, oh the fashion was just—tubular.
Earlier this week, in honor of Molly Ringwald and John Hughes's birthday, Comedy Central's late-night game show/Internetgasm @midnight challenged its viewers to play a fun hashtag game, imagining if that totally awesome decade never stopped.
— @midnight (@midnight) February 19, 2015
Of course, brands caught wind—and showed us their take on how things might not have changed. And actually, they turned in some totally rad tweets.
Check some of them out below.
— Cinnabon (@Cinnabon) February 19, 2015
— Southwest Airlines (@SouthwestAir) February 19, 2015
— Chick-fil-A, Inc. (@ChickfilA) February 19, 2015
— Motorola Mobility (@Motorola) February 19, 2015
#IfThe80sNeverStopped we'd totally offer you the raddest selection of boom boxes.
— Best Buy (@BestBuy) February 19, 2015
— IKEA USA (@IKEAUSA) February 19, 2015
#IfThe80sNeverStopped We'd be eating a BLT with leg warmers and a side pony.
— Hellmann's (@Hellmanns) February 19, 2015
— Nissan (@NissanUSA) February 19, 2015
You would have to go to a restaurant. #IfThe80sNeverStopped
— Seamless (@Seamless) February 19, 2015
— Tootsie Roll (@TootsieRoll) February 19, 2015
— Toyota USA (@Toyota) February 19, 2015
#IfThe80sNeverStopped We would've built this tweet by hand and thrown it at you.
— Craftsman Tools (@craftsman) February 19, 2015
— Tyson Foods (@TysonFoods) February 19, 2015
— Logitech (@Logitech) February 19, 2015
— Quirky (@Quirky) February 19, 2015
— Colt Firearms (@ColtFirearms) February 19, 2015
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