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Are you a 90's kid?

Post by Niteshade007 » Fri May 12, 2006 1:29 pm

I got this off myspace and thought it was funny, so I decided to post it here, although some members may be too young.

Anybody under the age of 14 should not read this, and if you do, you should not repost this.

Just because you were born in '92 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 nineties just wont cut it.

You're a 90's kid if:

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

You can sing the rap to "The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air"

You remember when Kurt Cobain, Tupac, River Phoenix, and Selena died.

You know that "WOAH" comes from Joey from "Blossom" and that "How Rude!" comes from Stephanie from "Full House"

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 know the profound meaning of "Wax on, wax off"

You have pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.

You took plastic cartoon lunch boxes to school.

you danced to "wannabe" by the Spice Girls, Females: had a new motto, Males: got a whole lot gay-er. (so tell me what you want, what you really really want.)

You remember the craze then the banning of slap bracelets and slam books.

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

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

Captain Planet.

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

To the last sentence you said.....hey...Tommy was the green* ranger!!!!

*later to be white

When playing power rangers with friends you fought over who got to be who............and still all ended up being tommy.

You remember when super nintendo's became popular.

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

"I've fallen and I can't get up"

You remember going to the skating rink before there were inline skates

Two words... Trapper Keeper.

You ever got injured on a Slip 'n' Slide

You wore socks over leggings scrunched down

"Miss Mary Mack, Mack, Mack, all dressed in black, black, black, with silver buttons, buttons, buttons, all down her back, back, back" SHE ASKED HER MOTHER MOTHER MOTHER FOR FIFTY CENTS CENTS CENTS TO SEE THE ELEPHANTS PHANTS PHANTS JUMP OVER THE FENCE THE FENCE THE FENCE
he jumped so high high high he touched the sky sky sky and he didnt come back back back til the forth of july ly ly he jumped so low ow ow he stubbed his toe toe toe and thats the end end end of the elephants show show show

You remember boom boxes vs. cd players

You remember New Kids on The Block when they were cool

You knew all the characters names and their life stories on "Saved By The Bell"

You played and or collected "Pogs"

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

You watched the original Care Bears, My Little Pony, and Ninja Turtles


Yikes pencils and erasers were the stuff!

All your school supplies were "Lisa Frank" brand.(pencils.notebooks.binders.etc.)

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

You used to wear those stick on earings, not only on your ears, but at the corners of your eyes.

You remember a time before the WB.

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 thought Brain woud finally take over the world

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

You remember when everyone went slinky crazy.

You remember when razor scooters were cool.

when we were younger:

Before the MySpace frenzy.

Before the Internet & text messaging.

Before Sidekicks & iPods.


Before PlayStation2 or X-BOX.


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 & paid $3.50 for a movie.

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

When 2Pac and Biggie where alive.

When the Chicago Bulls were the best team ever.

bill-nye the science guy.


gulah gulah island

When Toys R Us overuled the mall.

2 words...Moon Shoes

Legends of the Hidden Temple

Salute your shorts

"PETE AND PETE" *******!

act like you didn't watch afro-king BOB ROSS paint trees on T.V.


smud and yak back. skip it and bop it.

Before we realized all this would eventually disappear

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

Your a 90's kid when you read this and smiled and laughed at least 5 of these.

if you are a 90's kid, repost

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Post by cluegirl104 » Fri May 12, 2006 1:32 pm

i'm an 80s kid-i have the 80s version of that too, i will have to post it when i'm able!(on a different post of course! :D )
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Post by Michael » Fri May 12, 2006 1:57 pm

Oh... my... God....

I totally related to all but about 3 of those! Man, I feel old. I also feel sorry for kids of the late 90s and early 00s who missed out on all that. Popular culture today just isn't the same!
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Post by ClueBoy12 » Fri May 12, 2006 4:50 pm

AWW! I smiled at like a million of those....i had like 5 pairs of light up sneakers. Not to mention i've seen like every episode of the orginal power rangers, have the game, have the stuffed animals, etc. AND SUPER NINTENDO!!! *beep* yes! I got that the year it came out for my birthday! and i can do the whole fresh prince rap....who can't? I totally remember crying when selena died :lol: omg, and oregon trail? BEST COMPUTER GAME EVER, after it came out, my dad and i bought like the slightly newer version of it like every year it came out, I've read every goosebumps book, i had a goosebumps tent acutally and like 6 of the movies (on good ole vhs of course) and who didn't bring plastic cartoon lunchboxes to school? My favorite was my "Doug" one, anyone remember doug, that was a good old wake up on saturday morning for cartoons one, slap bracelets were like the coolest thing ever invented! Danced to wannabe? In 4th grade, my friends and i made our own recording of that song! I also had every version of the carmen sandiago games and of course watched the tv show. When we got home alone 1 & 2 (on vhs, from a video store ((shocking!)) :lol: ) i watched them both like 100 times, I LOVED MY SLIP N SLIDE! i had bruises like everywhere from that thing. I still own a boom box. I LOVED SAVED BY THE BELL, i had like 5 gig pets, and yes! It never left my hand! Ninja turtles<omg, best tv show ever! I've read all the hardy boys books! Yikes pencils and lisa frank notebooks, those were the days! I still have a shelf in one of my cabinets, stuffed with all my beenie babys (with thier orignal tags, of course) "Are you afraid of the dark" was one of my alltime favorite shows!
And macarena? I'm the one who brought that over here from venezuela when i was in preschool! "Talk to the hand" and "then why don't you marry it" were in daily conversation. I had 2 razor scooters! I totally remember getting caller id when it was like the $hit. I called radio stations all the time to request songs on my walk man! I'm from chicago so of course i remember when the bulls were the best team ever....michael jordan anyone! (whom i've met, btw) We watched bill nye the science guy like once a week, gotta love it! I watched mr. rogers every morning!!!! Not to mention weekly or more often trips to toys are us HAHAHAHA BOB ROSS!!!!!! LMAO Gotta love it

ok, i'm done ranting about my youth in the '90's but hey, you gotta love the '90's

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Post by alwaysPeacock » Fri May 12, 2006 5:02 pm

YES!! I love being a 90's kid! (Born in the midle of 1990). I laughed so hard at the "Oregon Trail" game reference. I never did survive that trail...

Anyone remember the computer thing that let you make a story with moving people and backgrounds and sound effects? I loved that thing!.
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Post by Colonel Gray Poopond » Fri May 12, 2006 6:31 pm

I knew almost all of them...
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Post by Depboy » Fri May 12, 2006 6:33 pm

I feel so old now...Im a kid of the 80's. GI Joe, Thundercats, The Original Care Bears, Silver Spoons, Webster, Molly Ringwald....*sigh*

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Post by PrtNdn2 » Fri May 12, 2006 9:02 pm

Ive got you all beat.I have a 90s kid and i too remember all that stuff!
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Post by CluedoKid » Sat May 13, 2006 12:14 am

I know the 80's might of been cool then, but I simply HATE the hairdos!! Everybody had these disgusting mullets! The 40's and 30's had much better taste!

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Post by Niteshade007 » Sat May 13, 2006 1:01 am

The only thing that was untrue for me was the whole everybody being Tommy from Power Rangers. Only I was Tommy. No one else was allowed to be. Should anyone break this cardinal rule, I told the other kids to pretend like he was the bad guy pretending to be me.

I was kind of bratty.

But I was always Tommy.

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Re: Are you a 90's kid?

Post by PrinceAzure33 » Tue May 16, 2006 9:35 pm

I guess I was a half 90's kid...

TV Shows: When I was little, I went to this home daycare thingy and we used to have schedules of a show we wanted to watch. I LOVED Are You Afraid of the Dark, and after we watched it, all the kids would copy the monsters and play tag and the person who was it would become the monster! :lol: Another kid loved Full House so yeah, I remember her telling me How Rude! and I didn't get it, so I told DiDi who was our babysitter and she would show me but I really didn't get it :lol: I remember I liked to wake up early on Saturdays but not to watch cartoons, to watch shows on TV Land such as The Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Island, and watch FOX for shows like Power Rangers which I loved and Teenage Ninja Turtles, which my sister loved. I wasn't really a big fan of Saved by the Bell, but I watched them during our daycare TV time. I thought Screech was so weird, and wondered why he had a fake nose :lol: But now, I know he just had a big one. I loved Goosebumps and watching the series on TV. My favorite Goosebumps "Movie" was the Haunted Mask. I would always to the video rental store ( :wink: ) and rent a Goosebumps movie. DiDi would always have everyone watch Bill Nye the Science Guy because she wanted us to learn stuff, occasionally we would do a experiment at home, but I wasn't really interested in Science, I just liked the intro at the beginning of the show :lol: Whenever I stayed home from daycare, I loved to watch Mr. Rogers in the morning. I thought him as one of my grandpas :lol: And I loved going on the choo choo into the magical land with the puppets. :lol: I always thought it was weird how he would change clothes when he got home, though. :lol: I loved shows from Nickeldeon too, like Camp Salute Your Shorts and The Adventures of Pete and Pete, Rugrats and All That! I also liked the Slime Game Shows. Nowadays, Nickeldeon's kind of fulla crappy shows. The only ones I watch anymore is Ned's Declassifated School Guide and sometimes Unfabulous and Spongebob. Also, on Saturday mornings, I liked to watch the 3 Stooges on TV, they always had me cracking up, and one of my old neighbors loved them too and he would always do the same things Moe did to the neighbood kids but in a playful way. I also liked watching Nick at Nite and liked watching I Love Lucy, Gilligan's Island and the Brady Bunch again and The Munsters!

In 4th and 5th grade (After 2000, but I liked it anyways) I was always excited to have free time and Oregon Trail time because I was OBSESSED on getting past the Oregon Trail. I always died or ran out of class time before I got to Oregon City :lol:

My sister wore slap bracelets all the time, but I never was interested in one though.

I LOVED CARMEN SAN DIEGO!!! I didn't play the game that much, I was too young but I loved watching the show. I thought spies and secret agents travelling the world and learning was so cool back then. :lol:

Me and my sister loved the Home Alone series, and we would always watch Home Alone 3 on Snowdays, and the first 2 during Christmas whenever it was on TV.

When we were little, we lived in a neighbood where every weekend in the sunmer, someone would have a BBQ and everyone would come over, and we always played on Slip'n'Slide, I loved that so much!

POGS! Oh my god, they were so cool to my sister back then, but I didn't get why everyone was so excited about getting a paper circle with pictures on it. I only had 5 but my sister had like 5 wholes pencil boxes of them. I also only had 10 Beanies Babies whereas my sister had like 30! Hahaha, collectibles was so weird back then. :lol:

In first grade, I got Black Skechers with red lights on the back, and I was so proud that I was the only one in my class that had light up sneakers! :lol:

I was CRAZY about Toys R Us, and wanted to take everything home with me even the Barbies :lol: Looking back, I see that my mom hated bringing me there, since I only had to limit myself to one toy and crying about not getting the other toy.

My sister got a Super Nintendo '64, and we played every Mario games, our favorites were Mario Kart and Mario Party!

Ah, even thought I don't remember half of the things on the list, I liked being a young 90's kids.
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Post by Kristev » Sun Jun 04, 2006 3:42 am

I remembered most of that stuff too, as well I should, since I am 27.

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Post by cluegirl104 » Mon Jun 05, 2006 8:01 am

the pogs is what killed me! i had a million pogs-and those stupid pog holders! and are you affraid of the dark! loved that show so much i drove my mom insane! :lol:
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Post by CluedoKid » Sun Mar 15, 2009 8:41 pm

Yes, I know I'm bumping this. Shoot me.

I was re-reading the list, and subsequently went to go have a Nostalgia trip. It's really strange when you become old enough to have a by-gone time period feel like nothing but a mysterious memory. The truth is, being born in 1992 only allowed me to have 8 years of the 1990's, 5 of which I would have been conscious enough to remember. While, it's funny how I seem to relate to a lot of the stuff on that list, even though I wouldn't have been old enough to truly appreciate it, and yet for some reason I do. I think it's because I always observed older kids (including my big sister) to understand what was cool, in, and other stuff, so naturally, I aspired to fit in.

I remember the 90's being sort of grungy, gross-out, yet often a neon-palette along side of it all. The Simpsons and South Park were these elusive shows that were near-impossible to watch since we weren't allowed to, and shows like Are You Afraid of the Dark, Goosebumps and Freaky Stories would give me nightmares. I remember thinking that a lot of bad stuff happened to older kids, due to the fact that the events on those horror shows usually happened to older kids. When I was in Kindergarten, all the Grade 8s were these huge sweaty, yet cool monsters, for whom I assumed to have been given an impossibly large workload. I dreaded the awful truth that I would be that someday.

Oh yes, my best friend of the time has a dad who owns a video store, thus he'd get all the Nintendo games of the time. Since his mother babysat me, we'd always go down to his grungy, darkened basement and play them.

And now to this day, I still remember the chime from the start-up on Dad's Windows 95.

Good ol' days.

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Post by MissScarletDidntDoIt » Sun Mar 15, 2009 8:45 pm

I am a 90s kid.

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Post by PeachFreak » Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:07 pm

Wow. I don't have much 'conscious' years of the 90s, but I do remember a lot off the list.

I remember being terrified of Are you Afraid of the Dark? and how I was forbidden from even laying eyes on South Park or Beavis and Butt-Head.

Most of all, I remember the original Power Rangers. I used to play it with my cousins, who were all "tomboys." For that reason, I, the only boy, always got stuck being Kimberly or Trini :|
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Post by SpiralHeart » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:55 am

I was born in the early 90's but i remember so much of these things including orgeon trails which i loved, though i constently died. I actually wish I'd known the 90's better.

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Post by Snively » Mon Mar 16, 2009 1:18 am

I'm with SpiralHeart. We were both born in the early 90's but i remember so much of this!

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Post by Kristev » Mon Mar 16, 2009 3:33 am

Still have it. Of course, I also adore the 80's.

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Post by kova » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:53 pm

I'm a hybrid. I'm a bit of a late 80s kid. I only remember four years of the 80s and the 88, 89, and 90 years are the most clear. I had my first car in the last year of the 1990s -- 2000. I was in upper high school in the early part of the 2000s. Just as I think I've grown out of touch, I become friends with a hipster that updates me to what is culturally in-fashion.

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