You know you're a nineties kid...

Arthur's picture

(I got this as an e-mail from Haddie. It kind of made me sad...)

You're a 90's kid if:

You remember watching:
-Keenan and Kel
-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 . . . "Iiin west Philadelphia born and raised . . ."

You remember:
-Step by Step
-Family Matters
-Boy Meets World

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

You remember reading "Goosebumps"

You still get the urge to say "NOT" after (almost) every sentence . . . not
-You remember when Mariah Carey could actually SING.

When everything was settled by:
-rock paper scissors or
-bubble gum bubble gum in a dish or
-ms. mary mack
-doggy doggy diamond step right out!

when kick ball was a daily activity.

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 on a tape.

You remember when Super Nintendos and Sega Genisis became popular.

You remember The Original Game Boy.

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

You remember watching:
-The Magic School Bus
-Reading Rainbow
-and Ghostwriter on PBS

You remember when Yo-Yos were cool.
You remember those Where's Waldo books.
You remember eating Warheads and Splashers Gum.

You remember watching:
-the 1st Batman
-Ninja Turtles
-ghost busters

You remember Ring Pops.

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

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" smile

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

one word. . . . . . . .trolls.

Windows 95 was the best.

You watched the original cartoons of
-Wild Thornberry's
-Power Rangers
-Rocket Power.

All your school supplies were "Lisa Frank" brand.

You collected those Beanie Babies.


Lambchop's song never ended.

Silver dollars, which were cool to have.

Everyone watched the WB.

If you even know what an original walkman is.

You know the Macarena by heart.

"Talk to the hand" . . . enough said

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 PlayStation3 or X-BOX 360 . . .
Before Spongebob . . .
Before Tupac was shot.
When light up sneakers were cool.
When you rented VHS tapes, not DVDs.

When gas was $0.95 a gallon.
When we recorded stuff on VCRs.
You had slap bracelets!
You Actually played outside until it was dark!

Way back.

Before we realized all this would eventually disappear.


RAWRchicken's picture

Seen this a million times on

Seen this a million times on myspace. I really do miss this stuff though...I had this one rad slap bracelet that lit-up when it slapped. [slap bracelets: turning kids into masochists since the 1990s. haha] Good times...good times...

"The stars are always there but we miss them in the dirt and clouds. We miss them in the storms. Tell them to remember hope. We have hope."

the_loser's picture

Every time I read one of

Every time I read one of these it makes me die a little inside. I smile when I read it though.


Riku's picture

I miss the 90's X3 But I'm

I miss the 90's X3

But I'm going to miss this decade when it's gone too so I'm gonna enjoy it while it lasts. :)

whateversexual_llama's picture

hm the 2000s pwn the 90s....

hm the 2000s pwn the 90s.... NOT!!!!!

Be yourself. 'Cause if you're busy being somebody else, who's gonna be you?

5thstory's picture

Doug and Patti Mayonnaise! I

Doug and Patti Mayonnaise! I loved them. And Porkchop, who can forget that dog?! And the original gameboy! hahaha, I still have mine around, and it works :P

" . . . The sun does not shine upon this fair earth to meet frowning eyes, depend upon it." Charles Dickens

invisiblerainbows's picture


OH MY GOD, I COULD NOT STOP LAUGHING WHEN I READ THIS. I remember those times like it was yesterday. I kinda miss em. They were the best. I still have my gameboy. :) *sigh* We need times like that again.

"What's your diag-nonsense?"
"She'll chase ya round a while but there’s goin' to be a day when she’ll stop runnin round ya. She’s goin' to get over ya. That moment, you're gonna wish ya'd let'er catch ya."