Jessica (jessnessness) wrote,

It was the ninties, you know... (1990)

You are a ninties kid if...

You can finish this:
 [Ice Ice _ _ _ _ !]

You remember watching:
Hey Arnold
The Bugs Bunny Show
Ren & Stimpy
Pinky and the Brain
AAAAAAAH Real Monsters!
Rocko's 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:
Playschool with Monica
Step by Step
Family Matters
Boy Meets World

You remember when it was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons. (Saturday Disney, anyone?)

You remember reading "Goosebumps"...  And "Animorphs" 

Paul Jennings and Andy Griffiths were the funniest authors of all time.

You watched Round the Twist! 

"This is a true story. It happened to a friend of a friend of mine..."

You took plastic cartoon lunch boxes to school.

You said "NOT" after (almost) every sentence . . . not

When everything was settled by:

Rock, Scissors, Paper.. ROOCK OFF!!!... some of us 90's kids still do it :P
Dip dip...
There's a party by the pool, would you like to come?
Eeny, meeny, miny, mo!

When Cops and Robbers was a daily activity.
When we played Tiggy, Safe, 44 Home and Hide & Seek until our legs grew numb.

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

Tazos owned chip packets.

The Spice Girls had serious girl power...
...and the Backstreet Boys simply ruled. (hmmm i guess thats why i was never a cool kid :P)

Captain Planet. He's a Hero.

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

You remember when Super Nintendos and Sega Genisis became popular.

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

You remember watching:
Matheca's Math Shop
Agro's Cartoon Connection
Sale of the Century with Glen Ridge & Nicky Buckley (hopefully only with your parents).
Funniest Home Videos when Jo Beth Taylor was still the host.

You remember when Yo-Yos were cool.

You remember those Where's Wally books.

You remember eating Warheads.

You remember watching:

The first Batman
Ninja Turtles *first and the best!!!*
Jurassic Park
3 Ninjas movies

You remember Push Pops and Lucky Dips.

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

And YoGo gorilla... and the original Cocoa Pops monkey: "It's just like a chocolate milkshake - only crunchy!"

You remember boom boxes vs. CD players (and thinking that CDs would never make it in the future).

Home-made birthday cards were cool, especially the ones where you'd cut a mouth into it so that it opened up and a tongue popped out.

Making those little paper fortune things, and then
predicting your life with them. (chatterboxes!!!)

Tamagotchis had to be banned in school because of their popularity (they actually were at summer hill werent they? sigh...).

Furby (!!)

Leonardo DiCaprio was every girl's sweetheart.

FastFoward was the greatest sketch show on TV.

Baby Born

You watched The Nanny every night at 6:30pm on Channel 10.

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

And Windows 95 was the best.

"Emo" didn't exist (those were the days).

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

You knew Michael Jordan was the best all-time basketballer who played for the Chicago Bulls, even though we don't follow NBL basketball. 

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

You collected those damn Beanie Kids.

Barbie & Ken by Mattel owned the shelves.

World 4 Kids, before Toys R Us.

Playdough was the coolest stuff invented.

The original five dollar notes.

You understand when I say "Cheez TV".

You collected all the Troll dolls.

If you even know what a walkman is.

The original Pokemon with Ash, Misty and Brock.

Before those try-hards at the Yu-Gi-Oh production plant.

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

You know the Macarena off by heart. (doesnt everyone?)

"Talk to the hand" . . . enough said

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

When Charmed first aired with Prue.

You went to McDonald's to play in the playground, and Happy Meals only cost $2.95 for a cheeseburger, small fries and coke.

You remember playing on merry go rounds at the playground.

Before the MySpace frenzy . . .

Before the Internet & text messaging . . .

Before Sidekicks & iPods . . .

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. (Always wanted, never had...)

When you rented VHS tapes, not DVDs.

When petrol was $0.45 a litre & Caller ID was a new thing.

When you had to be one lucky kid to get a mobile phone before you were 16.

When we recorded stuff on VCRs.

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

You had slap bracelets! 

Ahh the bad old days...

I'm not even going to bother to promise to update properly one of these days. We all know I wont. Maybe after the HSC has finished chewing me and spits me back out. 

Howevar, just cos i'm feeling generous, here is a picture. Credit goes to Shiv, creator of the wonderful Oh My Gods! comic strip.

Yes. I am aware its a link. Yes, i fail at HTML. It wouldnt work! Tried posting with it, failed miserabley. Sue me.

Adieu, dear friends- adieu.

Tags: 90's, good old days, ninties, waybackwhen
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