Which Iconic '80s Song Was Written About You?

By: Mark Lichtenstein

Which Iconic '80s Song Was Written About You?
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About This Quiz

WE LOVE THE '80S! While each decade has its own style and culture that makes it loved by its fans, there's no dispute that the '80s was one of the most iconic decades EVER. Moviegoers were fawning over Top Gun and The Breakfast Club. Fashionistas were hitting the streets with neon colors and Members Only jackets. While film and fashion were great, nothing set the scene as good as a great beat. From Rock and Roll to pop hits, which iconic '80s song was written about you?

As decades go on, it's easy to see distinct changes that happened in music. While the 1960s heavily focused on Motown, the '70s made way for disco. As the 1980s emerged, music lovers tuned into the rise of rock bands and the king of pop. This era of music was heavily dominated by groups like Bon Jovi, The Police, and Aerosmith. And artists like Michael Jackson and Madonna were making pop music even more mainstream. With a slew of songs from these artists, which of their songs would've been written about you?

Are you a newcomer to love? Madonna's "Like a Virgin" might best describe you! Have you loved and lost? If you're a bit obsessive over your heartbreak, you might be like the classic "Every Breath You Take" by The Police. Rather, are you like Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean?" There's only one way to find out! Take this quiz and we'll tell you which '80s tune would've been your theme song!

How does being in love affect you?
It doesn't
It consumes me
It overrides all my inhibitions
It's sort of disorienting

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What means the most to you in a relationship?
Keeping your mouth shut
Knowing everything
Intensity
Surprises

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How long should love last?
Not long
Forever
It's not about how long it lasts
Who cares?

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How long has your best love lasted?
A few months
Years
A few weeks
Time has lost all meaning to me

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How does your love compare to the love felt by others?
Clearly I love less than others
I love forever, like no one else
I have no idea
I think I love and am loved the same, but I'm unsure

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How experienced are you in love?
I don't love a lot of people
I have loved only once
I thought I loved before
Not very

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How "experienced" are you in love?
Oh, I'm really "experienced"
I'm like a virgin
I've got lots of experiences, but one stands out
I thought I was, until now

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How affectionate are you?
Not at all
I'm the most affectionate person on Earth and if you say otherwise, I'll cut you
I will be as affectionate as I can be to keep the one I love
I try to be, but I'm so busy I don't know how affectionate I can be

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Have you been a good lover to past flames?
No
I am the best
I do my best
I was

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How generous are you?
I'm super selfish
I will give anything
I'm generous to the one and only
I give all I can

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How honest are you?
I'm such a liar
I tell absolute truth
I could be nothing but honest
I honestly don't know

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Are you obsessive?
No
Obsession is love
I can't stop thinking about my lover
How could I be? I'm busy all the time.

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Do you have kids?
None that I know of
None
None yet
I'm too young for kids

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Do you want kids?
Nope
Yes, all the kids
Now that you mention it, yes
I don't have time for kids

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How responsible are you?
I'm totally irresponsible
I'm very focused
I have most of my life together
Who cares?

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How young are you?
I'm in my thirties
I'm in my late twenties
I'm in my early twenties
I'm so disoriented, I forget my age sometimes

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How sentimental are you?
Not at all
Totally
I only have one thing to be sentimental about
I can't be, because so many things are happening

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How wild are you?
Heh, well, I don't mean to brag but...
I will do anything in pursuit of my goals
I'm going wild with love!
I wasn't wild before, but I am now

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Do you see everyone in extras in "the movie of me"?
Of course
I am the protagonist
I'm the love interest
I'm the plucky comic relief

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Are you on time?
I always come early
I'm dead on every time
I'm often late
Time has lost all meaning to me, I'm so in love

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Are you a good friend?
To my bros, yeah
Always
I am
I try to be, but I spend all my time with my significant other

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Do you believe in such a thing as a "friend zone"?
Uh, no
Yes, and I'm in it
No, what is that?
Who cares?

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Is lying forgivable?
Not about important things
If it is in service to the greater good, then yes
Not under any circumstances
If it's fun, it's fine

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Do you use protection?
Uh, no
I'm always packing
I don't worry about those things too much
I have to, yes, all the time

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Do you act impulsively?
When the mood strikes
I have only one impulse, and it's barely legal
Only with the one and only I love
Yes!

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Do you act irrationally?
No, I'm the one with his story straight
Define irrational
Only now that I love
With my girl/boyfriend, yes! It's great!

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Have you ever been called a psycho?
Only in arguments
Only by the so-called justice system
Only in a good way
No

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Has an ex ever gotten mad at you and broken up with you?
Tons of times
Once, and it hurt a lot
No
Not yet, and I hope it doesn't happen

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Have you ever been cheated on?
Sure. Who hasn't, am I right?
Once, and makes me furious
Once, long ago
Nope

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Has your heart been broken?
I don't have one to break
Yes, terribly
A few times before
Not yet

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