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Old 12 March 2007, 11:53 PM
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Icon24 A new "You're a 90's kid"

**This came from Myspace, I don't recall reading this one before

If you are under the age of 13 should not read this, and if you do, you should not repost this.

Just because you were born in '97 doesn't mean you're a 90's kid.

It's not like you could remember the original Simpsons. I am sorry but three conscious years of the 90's just wont cut it.

You're a 90's kid if:

You can finish this [ice ice _ _ _ _ ]

You remember watching:
-Doug
-Ren & Stimpy
-Pinky and the Brain
-AAAAAAAH Real Monsters!
-Rockos modern Life.

You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE!"

You just cant resist finishing this . . . "Iiiiiiin west philidelphia born and raised . . ."

You remember:
-TGIF
-Step by Step
-Family Matters
-Dinosaurs
-Boy Meets World.

You remember when it was actually worth getting up early
on a Saturday to watch cartoons.

You got super excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at school.

You remember reading "Goosebumps"

You took plastic cartoon lunch boxes to school.

You still get the urge to say "NOT" after (almost) every sentence . . . not

when everyhting was settled by:
-rock paper scissors or
-bubble gum bubble gum in a dish or
-daddy had a donkey inky binky bonky.

when cops and robbers was a daily activity.

when we played Hide and go seek until our legs grew numb.

when we used to obey our parents

You used to listen to the radio all day long just to record your FAVORITE song of ALL time.

"Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?" was both a game and a TV game show.

Captain Planet. He's a Hero.

You knew that Kimberly, the pink ranger, and Tommy, the green ranger, were meant to be together.

You remember when Super Nintendos and Sega Genisis became popular.

You always wanted to send in a tape to America's Funniest Home Videos . . . but never taped anything funny.

You remember watching Home Alone 1, 2 , and 3 . . . and tried to pull the pranks on "intruders"

You remember watching:
-The Magic School Bus
-Wishbone
-Reading Rainbow on PBS.

You remember when Yo-Yos were cool.

You remember those Where's Waldo books.

You remember eating Warheads.

You remember watching:
-the 1st Batman
-Aladdin
-Ninja Turtles
-3 Ninjas movies.

You remember Ring Pops.

You remember drinking Surge, and Tang.

Oh, oh, oh! and JOSTA!!!

If you remember when every thing was "da BOMB!"

When they made the new lunchables so that you could make pizza AND tacos.

You remember boom boxes vs. cd players.

Making those little paper fortune cookie things, and then predicting your life with them.

You played and/or collected "Pogs"

You had at least one Tamagotchi, GigaPet, or Nano and brought it everywhere.

. . . Furbies (yes, we hated them THEN, too).

You haven't always had a computer, and it was cool to have the internet.

And Windows 95 was the best.

You watched the original cartoons of Rugrats, Power Rangers, and Ninja Turtles.

Michael Jordan was a king.

YIKES pencils and erasers were the stuff!

All your school supplies were "Lisa Frank" brand.

You remember when the new Beanie Babies and Talking Elmo were always sold out.

You collected those Beanie Babies.

Carebears

Gak was the coolest stuff invented.

Lambchop's song never ended.

The old dollar bills.

Silver dollars, which were cool to have.

You remember a time before the WB.

You collected all the Troll dolls

If you even know what an original walkman is.

You remember wanting to sit on the orange Nickelodeon couch.

You've gotten creeped out by "Are You Afraid of the Dark?"

You know the Macarena by heart.

"Talk to the hand" . . . enough said

You always said, "Then why don't you marry it!"

You went to McDonald's to play in the playplace.

You remember playing on merry go rounds at the playground.

Before the MySpace frenzy . . .

Before the Internet & text messaging . . .

Before Sidekicks & iPods . . .

Before MIKE JONES . . .

Before PlayStation2 or X-BOX . . .

Before Spongebob . . .

Back when you put off the 5 hours of homework you had every night.

When light up sneakers were cool.

When you rented VHS tapes, not DVDs.

When gas was $0.95 a gallon & Caller ID was a new thing.

When we recorded stuff on VCRs.

When we called the radio station to request songs to hear off of our walkman.

When checking out drawing books and that one book about the rainbow fish from the library was THE cool thing to do.

You had slap braclets!

Way back.

Before we realized all this would eventually disappear.

Who would have thought you'd miss the 90's so much!!!!!

Post this in your bulletin if you remember these days . . . .

Post with the year you were born in
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Old 13 March 2007, 12:04 AM
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Bah. We never obeyed our parents. We were just sneakier about the way we disobeyed.
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Old 13 March 2007, 12:23 AM
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You watched the original cartoons of Rugrats, Power Rangers, and Ninja Turtles.
Bah, you philistine. Everyone knows Power Rangers wasn't a cartoon; it was a show stolen from Japan staring an evil witch who had the ability to talk without her lips moving in sync with what she was saying.

Out of curiosity, how many Snopesters can still hum the Dragon dagger theme? Extra points if you can name all of Rita Repulsa's henchmen without looking them up.

I actually liked this list because I could relate to so many items on it, though no kid in the history of kiddom has ever obeyed their parents. Heck even in colonial days, kids were smarting off to their elders. It's what kids do.
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Old 13 March 2007, 12:29 AM
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[I]Just because you were born in '97 doesn't mean you're a 90's kid.

It's not like you could remember the original Simpsons.
Well no. Since that was in the 80s, I really do doubt anyone born in '97 could remember it. Heck, anyone born in '87 is too late, too.

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when cops and robbers was a daily activity.
Cops and freaking robbers? Is the author kidding? I don't think kids have played that since the '70s. It certainly wasn't a daily part of my 80's upbringing.

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when we played Hide and go seek until our legs grew numb.
Cos nobody played HAGS till 1990. Yeah. Okay.

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You remember a time before the WB.
?? Huh? WB cartoons were '50s, man. Must be some other WB thing I don't know nuffin' 'bout.


It's bad enough it's filled with generic things that apply to every single generation, but some of the specifics are clearly 80's or earlier.
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Old 13 March 2007, 12:48 AM
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Alrighty then, let's see how true this one is...


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Just because you were born in '97 doesn't mean you're a 90's kid.
Born in '91, I believe I qualify

You're a 90's kid if:

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You can finish this [ice ice _ _ _ _ ]
Um...I've never heard of that in my life.

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You remember watching:
-Doug
-Ren & Stimpy
-Pinky and the Brain
-AAAAAAAH Real Monsters!
-Rockos modern Life.
"Are you pondering what I'm pondering? "I think so Brain, but how will we get a pair of Abe Vigoda's pants?"

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You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE!"
*coughs and looks away*

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You just cant resist finishing this . . . "Iiiiiiin west philidelphia born and raised . . ."
"...in the playground I spent most of my days!"
..

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You remember:
-TGIF
-Step by Step
-Family Matters
-Dinosaurs
-Boy Meets World.
Yep.

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You remember when it was actually worth getting up early
on a Saturday to watch cartoons.
Not really. I only got up to watch Pokemon, which was far from worth it looking back.

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You got super excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at school.
Heh, no, but if you replace Oregon Trail with this weird mountain climbing game where you had to use addition and subtraction to advance it would be accurate.

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You remember reading "Goosebumps"
The boys loved "Goosebumps", but I was more of a "Baby-Sitters Club" freak.

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You took plastic cartoon lunch boxes to school.
I still have my Beauty and the Beast lunchbox somewhere...

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You still get the urge to say "NOT" after (almost) every sentence . . . not
Well, I used to but that urge has thankfully been lost.

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when everyhting was settled by:
-rock paper scissors or
-bubble gum bubble gum in a dish or
-daddy had a donkey inky binky bonky.
I did the first two but not the last one...sounds NFBSK!

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when cops and robbers was a daily activity.
Didn't play it that much.

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when we played Hide and go seek until our legs grew numb.
Yes, but isn't that true for every generation before the Internet was huge?

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when we used to obey our parents
Oh come on! I'm not that old! I did obey my parents for the most part, though.

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You used to listen to the radio all day long just to record your FAVORITE song of ALL time.
Yeah, I did that a couple of times.

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"Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?" was both a game and a TV game show.

Captain Planet. He's a Hero.

You knew that Kimberly, the pink ranger, and Tommy, the green ranger, were meant to be together.
I never really got into those.

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You remember when Super Nintendos and Sega Genisis became popular.
No, not really. I do remember the Playstation and Nintendo 64 craze though.

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You always wanted to send in a tape to America's Funniest Home Videos . . . but never taped anything funny.
All too true. I have a bunch of recorded tapes of the actual show from the mid nineties and watched them recently. Not bad, but someone needs to shut Bob Saget up already!

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You remember watching Home Alone 1, 2 , and 3 . . . and tried to pull the pranks on "intruders"
I saw the first two, but my house was too small for really elaborate traps.

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You remember watching:
-The Magic School Bus
-Wishbone
-Reading Rainbow on PBS.
Yeah, I watched all of those.

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You remember when Yo-Yos were cool.

You remember those Where's Waldo books.

You remember eating Warheads.
Yes, yes, and yes.

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You remember watching:
-the 1st Batman
-Aladdin
-Ninja Turtles
-3 Ninjas movies.
No, yes, no, and no.

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You remember Ring Pops.

You remember drinking Surge, and Tang.
I would have both at the same time--disgusting and delicious!

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Oh, oh, oh! and JOSTA!!!
Don't remember that...

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If you remember when every thing was "da BOMB!"
Unfortunately, yes.

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When they made the new lunchables so that you could make pizza AND tacos.
Which singlehandedly explains the child obesity epidemic.

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You remember boom boxes vs. cd players.
Yep.

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Making those little paper fortune cookie things, and then predicting your life with them.
I STILL make those!

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You played and/or collected "Pogs"
Nope

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You had at least one Tamagotchi, GigaPet, or Nano and brought it everywhere.

. . . Furbies (yes, we hated them THEN, too).
I was obsessed with my Tamagotchi and my Furby.

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You haven't always had a computer, and it was cool to have the internet.

And Windows 95 was the best.
Yep

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You watched the original cartoons of Rugrats, Power Rangers, and Ninja Turtles.
I loooved the Rugrats. Then they had to ruin it...

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Michael Jordan was a king.
YIKES pencils and erasers were the stuff!

Yep.

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All your school supplies were "Lisa Frank" brand.

You remember when the new Beanie Babies and Talking Elmo were always sold out.

You collected those Beanie Babies.
Triple yes.

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Carebears

Gak was the coolest stuff invented.
Not my things.

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Lambchop's song never ended.
I would sing that over...and over...and over...

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The old dollar bills.
They're not that old, are they?

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Silver dollars, which were cool to have.
Were they really all that cool?

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You remember a time before the WB.
No way! I was Looney Tunes obsessed, so try getting me OFF the WB.

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You collected all the Troll dolls
I had nightmares about those things.

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If you even know what an original walkman is.
I still USE a walkman.

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You remember wanting to sit on the orange Nickelodeon couch.


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You've gotten creeped out by "Are You Afraid of the Dark?"
Yep.

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You know the Macarena by heart.

"Talk to the hand" . . . enough said

You always said, "Then why don't you marry it!"

You went to McDonald's to play in the playplace.
Way too true.

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You remember playing on merry go rounds at the playground.
Should I mention the time I threw up?

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Before the MySpace frenzy . . .

Before the Internet & text messaging . . .

Before Sidekicks & iPods . . .

Before MIKE JONES . . .

Before PlayStation2 or X-BOX . . .

Before Spongebob . . .

Back when you put off the 5 hours of homework you had every night.

When light up sneakers were cool.

When you rented VHS tapes, not DVDs.

When gas was $0.95 a gallon & Caller ID was a new thing.

When we recorded stuff on VCRs.

When we called the radio station to request songs to hear off of our walkman.

When checking out drawing books and that one book about the rainbow fish from the library was THE cool thing to do.

You had slap braclets!
Pretty much true.

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ay back.

Before we realized all this would eventually disappear.

Who would have thought you'd miss the 90's so much!!!!!

Post this in your bulletin if you remember these days . . . .

Post with the year you were born in
Eh, I didn't expect it to last forever, just like I don't expect the 00's to last forever. Overall this is very accurate, at least for me.
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Old 13 March 2007, 01:40 AM
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You can finish this [ice ice _ _ _ _ ]

Um...I've never heard of that in my life.
Are you joking?

On topic: I remember every single thing there except for Step by Step. No idea about that. And I can hum the dragon dagger theme. It goes something like this: "Do...do do...do do do....Do...do do....do do do".
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Old 13 March 2007, 01:54 AM
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One-fang just to clairfy in my opinion I think they mean the "network" the WB not Warner Brothers who had Bugs Bunny & Porky Pig cartoons

Step by Step day by day....That was Suzanne Sommer's show right? I remeber the roller coaster/park intro
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Old 13 March 2007, 01:59 AM
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Um...I've never heard of that in my life.
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You've managed to avoid the 90s-ness that is Vanilla Ice?
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Old 13 March 2007, 02:00 AM
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You've managed to avoid the 90s-ness that is Vanilla Ice?
Apparentely so
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Old 13 March 2007, 02:06 AM
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Apparently Hyper Squirrel never knew Vanilla Ice. Anywho:

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You can finish this [ice ice _ _ _ _ ]

You remember watching:
-Doug
-Ren & Stimpy
-Pinky and the Brain
-AAAAAAAH Real Monsters!
-Rockos modern Life.

You remember:
-TGIF
-Step by Step
-Family Matters
-Dinosaurs
-Boy Meets World.

You remember when it was actually worth getting up early
on a Saturday to watch cartoons.


when everyhting was settled by:
-rock paper scissors or
-bubble gum bubble gum in a dish or
-daddy had a donkey inky binky bonky.
Yep. Though I never heard of those last two games

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You remember when Super Nintendos and Sega Genisis became popular.
Still have both of them hooked up.

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You remember watching:
-The Magic School Bus
-Wishbone
-Reading Rainbow on PBS.

You remember when Yo-Yos were cool.

You remember those Where's Waldo books.

You remember watching:
-the 1st Batman
-Aladdin
-Ninja Turtles
-3 Ninjas movies.

You remember Ring Pops.
Yep. And I don't think I've had a ring pop since 1994, they kicked ass.

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You haven't always had a computer, and it was cool to have the internet.

And Windows 95 was the best.

You watched the original cartoons of Rugrats, Power Rangers, and Ninja Turtles.
I actually had WIndows 3.1 for most of the 90's.

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Back when you put off the 5 hours of homework you had every night.
5 HOURS?

I don't think I ever had more than a half hour's worth.

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Who would have thought you'd miss the 90's so much!!!!!
MISS it?

I don't miss the 90's the 90's sucked. Viva la 80's!

Last edited by OptimusShr; 13 March 2007 at 02:07 AM. Reason: Typo
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Old 13 March 2007, 02:19 AM
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A lot of these seem to cover a rather wide range. Care Bears was more of an 80s thing, right? And other stuff mentioned seems a little late for anyone who grew up with Care Bears.


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when everyhting was settled by:
-rock paper scissors or
-bubble gum bubble gum in a dish or
-daddy had a donkey inky binky bonky.
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Yep. Though I never heard of those last two games
the bubblegum one is just an alternate version of "eenie meenie miney moe" or however it's generally spelled. I'm guessing the donkey one is the same, though I have had the pleasure of avoiding hearing of it until now.
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Old 13 March 2007, 02:25 AM
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I don't remember the donkey one, but I do remember inka dinka bottle of ink, cork fell out and you stink...although I remember it from Seinfeld, not from elementary school.

I also remember the babysitters club books fondly, as Hyper Squirrel pointed out. Also, Dunkaroos (although I didn't start eating them until...uh, last weekend).
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Old 13 March 2007, 02:28 AM
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I also remember the babysitters club books fondly, as Hyper Squirrel pointed out.
Dibbly fresh, Artemis! You should check this out...
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Old 13 March 2007, 02:30 AM
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I check it out regularly.

Actually, I believe that I was the one who sent it to you originally...via PM, right?
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Old 13 March 2007, 02:36 AM
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I check it out regularly.

Actually, I believe that I was the one who sent it to you originally...via PM, right?
*whacks forehead* You're right! I'm getting senile...
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Old 13 March 2007, 08:40 AM
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Even living in the other side of the world in an another culture than most of the people on this forum, I do remember lots of this stuff and it brings back memories... some nice, some not so nice!

I do remember liking Ren & Stimpy and I collected the Troll dolls, as did all the other girls in my class.

And Macarena - we were crazy 'bout Macarena!
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Old 13 March 2007, 09:18 AM
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-the 1st Batman
If you do, you're more likely a 60's kid: Batman, The Movie (1966).

Oh, and: The first Tim Burton/Michael Keaton Batman was released in 1989.

Don Enrico
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Old 13 March 2007, 09:21 AM
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I remember when Saturday morning cartoons were worth getting up for, and I was born in the late 'sixties. Clearly there is some mistake.

Nostalgic glurgy emails were much better in my day. Mind you, we didn't have the internet then, so it was much harder to send them. You had to save your message onto a floppy disc (or a cassette tape, in some cases), and then ride your bicycle to ten friends' houses. Then you had to explain that they had to stop playing Asteroids, or Galaxian on their Atari, and plug in the computer, because they just had to "load" this super "program" that you had written. Usually by the time you had explained that they then had to copy it ten times and run it over to their friends, or something really bad would happen to them (like an apple falling on their heads*), their eyes had glazed over and they were already reaching for their slinky**.

*10 points for ancient popular cultural reference


** This is because we all had terrible attention spans in those days, caused by too much television and very powerful food colouring additives. Fortunately we are all now much
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Old 13 March 2007, 06:00 PM
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I loved Rocko's Modern Life but my friends never knew what I was talking about.

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You've ever ended a sentence with the word "PSYCHE!"
Only if that sentence is 'watch us wreck the mike'.

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You just cant resist finishing this . . . "Iiiiiiin west philidelphia born and raised . . ."
I'm sorry but no, I can't resist it and now it's in my head!

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Captain Planet. He's a Hero.
he's gonna take pollution down to zero, you know.

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YIKES pencils and erasers were the stuff!
I loved my YIKES! pencils!

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Gak was the coolest stuff invented.
clearly gak means something quite different in America.

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If you even know what an original walkman is.
I still have mine.

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You always said, "Then why don't you marry it!"
I'd forgotten that! We did say that all the time.

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You had slap braclets!
until they were banned

I don't usually like these but this is quite good. Although I don't know a lot of the USAnian references.
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Old 13 March 2007, 07:36 PM
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I've seen a slightly modified version of this list adapted for UK 90's kids. It has the unusual property of being the only such list where I agree with about 60% and 90% applies to at least some people I knew. (IN this situation the Simpsons references is entirely appropriate due to its later debute in the UK)

ETA: It should be noted that the age limit actually excludes almost everyone born in the 90's itself, and this list is minly about when you were growing up.

I've highlighted in green the ones which are true for me. Comments are in italics.

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ANYBODY UNDER THE AGE OF 16 SHOULD NOT JOIN THIS, IT'S NOT LIKE YOU COULD REMEMBER SOME OF THE ORIGINAL SIMPSONS. NEITHER SHOULD YOU JOIN THIS IF YOU DID NOT GROW UP IN BRITAIN DURING THE 90's.

You know you're a BRITISH 90's kid if...

1. You can sing the rap to "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air".Sadly. Although this is actually something I picked up from people arround me at a later age, rather than from actually watching the show
2. You remember when it was actually worth getting up on a Saturday morning to watch Live&Kicking (you know the number - 0181 811 8181!) or SM:TV.And I remember before that first 1 was added as well. I remember wondering how they'd cope with the change in the phone numbers.
3. You had a huge fringe at some point in your childhood.Hugeish
4. You remember reading and watching "Goosebumps".
5. You took plastic cartoon lunchboxes to school.Although it had the 80's character Roland Rat on it.
6. You remember the craze of YoYo's and Tamagotchis (and the subsequent banning of them in school).
7. You still get the urge to say "Not" after every sentence. Not.Well, I grew out of it, but remember doing it.
8. You knew that Kimberley, the Pink Ranger, and Tommy, the Green Ranger, were meant to be. <3 Hated it. Knew of it, but hated it.
9. You collected Pokémon cards. Bit late for me. Born '84 I was an early 90's child. But about three years younger and this would have hit me.
10. You played and/or collected Pogs.And I got the last one a mate needed as a swapsie. I managed to complete half my collection on the back of one pog.
11. You had a weird alien that lived in gooey stuff in a plastic 'pod' and thought that if you stuck 2 back to back they would have a baby! I remember wanting one though
12. You watched the original Postman Pat, Fireman Sam and Ninja Turtles (back in the day when they were 'Hero' Turtles).
13. You remember when the new Beenie Babies were always sold out. Nah, Beenie Babies weren't a big thing in my school.
14. You got your mum to buy 'BN' buscuits.
15. You used to wear those stick on earings, not only on your ears but at the corners of your eyes. No. And can't remember anyone who did.
16. You know the Macarena by heart and Saturday Night too.Well, I should do. Fortunately haven't danced either for ages.
17. "Talk to the hand". Never used this, although there was a friend who did and it made even non-violent me want to hit him. I think live and kicking also had a segment called this.
18. You remember the time before Literacy and Numeracy hour existed. Not sure. I'd have to ask my Mum, but probably.
19. You thought that Brain from "Pinkey and the Brain" actually could take over the world. Sadly missed this the first time round. I know lots of friends watched it though. But either way I don't think I would be so stupid as to actually miss the basic formula of the show. :P
20. You remember Bum Bags, they weren't even cool then.And all the warnings over keeping them secure.
21. You always wanted to be on Fun House.Yes!
22. You collected Tazos.On the pretense of helping my brothers you understand.
23. 2 words, Spice Girls.Make the nasty man go away, he keeps reminding me of things I want to forget!
24. "Clarissa Explains It All" and "Saved By The Bell" were your favourite shows. Not strictly true, but I do remember them both clearly. (But wasn't Saved by the Bell basically a repeat of 80s shows.
25. You wore as many shag bands as you could fit on your arm. Not one, but I remember them. Seemed to be mainly the girls that wore them, usually interwoven with friendship bracelets.
26. You remember Robbie leaving and Take That splitting up :'( Was releieved to be honest...
27. You wanted lights in your trainers like the cool kids. Still do
28. Nintendo was replaced by Super Nintendo (sorry but the Princess in in another castle). We were a SEGA household. Megadrive FTW! Ahem. (Oh come on, even on a sophisticated board such as snopes, FTW is the only thing that could have finished that sentence.
29. Computer screens were black (or green) with white writing.Well, I only saw a few. Most people's computers still went through their televisions.
30. Disney, Coke and MacDonalds ruled the world.Although my enjoyment of McDonalds dies on my eight birthday.
31. You thought that "South Park" was hillarious even if you didn't get half the jokes. Hmm, another which probably is a touch late for me. By the time South Park reached UK shores I was old enough to get most of the jokes.
32. You had a Nokia 3310 (or really wanted one).5110 here. The 3210 was probably a bigger icon than the 3310 for me.
33. Michael Jackson was weird but still respected for his music.Surely 90s children saw the turn of public opinion. Wasn't Earthsong (1995) widely regarded as bad. As this resulted in some of the strongest MJ publicity in the 90s I'd say the 90s is as much associated with the 'decline' of MJ's music image in the public conciousness as much as it is his popularity.
34. All the boys had their hair in 'curtains'. :S Nah, the 'wedge' ruled where I lived.
35. Nickelodeon was cool.But only because that meant you had SKY
36. The Chuckle Brothers were not.Indeed
37. "Wax on, Wax off." Need i say more? Yes. It rings a bell, but I fear this may have been one of those phrases that went round the playground which I never understood the origins of.
38. You wore Addidas 3 stripe joggers or poppers.
39. Nike Air Max and Reebok Classics were 'must have' trainers (and Kickers for school).Didn't own a pair, and wasn't bothered. I didn't worry about my street-cred and also knew I wouldn't be able to 'pull it off' if I tried.
40. Girls thought blue mascara looked good. Didn't notice. They may well have done.
41. Girls thought hair mascara looked good.Hair mascara?
42. You remember Mr. Motivator.
43. You had scrunchies in every colour and hair bands with your name on it in glitter.Clearly I didn't. Plenty of girls did.
44. You bought Smash Hits Magazine for the song lyrics. Wasn't into music much when I was younger.
45. Everyone owned something from NafNaf or Fruit Of The Loom (probably in grey).
46. You ate Spicy Tomato flavour Space Raiders (and they were only 10p!).I thought they were pickled onion flavour? Weren't they basically cheap Monster Munch?
47. Tammy Girl was where we got our cool clothes. No. I'm assuming it was a girl's clothes shop though.
48. Good Saturday evening telly consisted of "Gladiators", "Catchphrase" and "Noel's House Party".Good was probably a relative term. God, my poor parents.
49. You loved CKone. Huh? What would a kid in the 90's be doing wearing CKone? Most people I remember drowned themselves in Lynx.
50. It's PJ and Duncan not Ant and Dec. Didn't watch Byker Grove, so they first came to my attention in the bizzare transition period.
51. Everyone ate Fruit Salads and Black Jacks.Except for Blackjacks. I don't like Licourice
52. Chris Evans presented everything.
53. You had at least one Troll.
54. You had / wanted / hated Furbys. Another one which is a touch late.
55. You remember that "Hooch" was the original alcopop.And the contraversy
56. You taped the Pepsi Chart Show.Nope
57. "I know you are, you said you are, but what am I then?" was the answer to all insults.Used by the same guy who said 'talk to the hand.'
58. You shouted "LEG IT!" when running away from something.
59. You wore jelly shoes. No, but I remember them.
60. You loved "Knightmare" and "The Crystal Maze" (which are now repeated on Challege TV!).YES! Richard O'Brian will always be associated with the Crystal Maze, rather than Rocky Horror.
61. You were always singing the theme tune to "Round The Twist".
62. They will ALWAYS be Opal Fruits, not Starbursts.Although I have been slipping

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