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You are a child of the 90’s if…

You’re a 90’s kid if:

  • You’ve ever ended a sentence with the word “PSYCHE!”
  • You can sing the rap to “The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air”
  • You remember when Kurt Cobain, Tu Pac, 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 green Ranger were meant to be together.
  • 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, 2 , and 3……..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 never 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
  • NANCY DREW AND THE HARDY BOYS WERE THE BEST MYSTERY BOOKS
  • 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 MIKE JONES…
  • Before PlayStation2 or X-BOX…
  • …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 & 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.
  • Way back.
  • Tag.
  • Get Over Here!!!! means something to you.
  • Hide-n-Go Seek at dusk.
  • Red Light, Green Light.
  • Heads Up 7 Up.
  • Playing Kickball & Dodgeball until your porch light came on.
  • Hopskotch.
  • Slip-n-Slides.
  • Tree Houses.
  • Hula Hoops.
  • HELLO….HOT WHEELS!!!!!
  • “POWER OF LOVE” BY CELINE DION..ONLY COUPLES COULD SKATE TO THIS.
  • The annoying Giga Pets & Furbies.
  • Running through the sprinklers.
  • That “Little Mermaid”
  • Crying when Mufasa died in the Lion King.
  • Happy Meals where you chose a Barbie or a Hot Wheels car.
  • Getting the privelage to sit in the front seat of the car.
  • Drinking Sqeeze It “Squeeze The Fun Out Of It”
  • CAPRI SUN
  • Watching Saturday Morning Cartoons in your PJ’s still wrapped up in your TMNT, Power Rangers, Barbie, Fairy Princess comforter.
  • The original Power Rangers
  • Or what about:
  • Hey Arnold.
  • Rugrats.
  • The Secret World of Alex Mac.
  • Ren & Stimpy.
  • Double Dare.
  • Rocco’s Modern Life.
  • AAAHH!! REAL MONSTERS.
  • Wild & Crazy Kids.
  • Clarissa Explains it All.
  • CAMP NOWHERE
  • Salute Your Shorts(CAMP ANAWANA)
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark?
  • The original cast members of All That.
  • Kenan & Kel.
  • “CITY GUYS”…ROLLW/ THE CITY GUYS
  • Doug.
  • Magic School Bus.
  • Nick Arcade.
  • Flash Forward.
  • The Adventures of Pete and Pete.
  • Legends of the Hidden Temple
  • Hey Dude.
  • Dinosaurs.
  • Alladin.
  • Mummies Alive
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • Sailor Moon.
  • Blossom.
  • Hangin with Mr. Cooper.
  • Martin
  • Beavis & Butt-Head
  • Wishbone.
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
  • MR RODGERS!!!!
  • Who could forget Snick? & Nick @ Nite with Bewitched, I Dream of Jenie, The Facts of Life, I Love Lucy and TGIF.
  • Where everyone wanted to be in love after watching The Wonder Years.
  • or Nick Jr. with Face
  • Gulah Gulah Island
  • Little Bear
  • Busy Town
  • Under the Umbrella Tree
  • PEE-WEE!!!
  • The Big Comfy Couch
  • Kool-Aid was the drink of choice.
  • Wearing your new shoes on the first day of school.
  • Class field trips.
  • When Christmas was the most exciting time of year.
  • When $5 seemed like a million, & another dollar a miracle.
  • When you begged to go to McDonalds for dinner everyday.
  • When Toys R Us overuled the mall.
  • Go back to the time when:
  • Decisions were made by going ‘eeny-meeny-miney-moe’.
  • Mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming ‘do over!’
  • ‘Race issue’ ment arguing about who ran the fastest.
  • Money issues were handled by whoever was banker in ‘Monopoly.’
  • It wasn’t odd to have two or three ‘best’ friends.
  • Being old referred to anyone over 20.
  • A chance to skate as a couple at the local roller rink was like winning the lottery.
  • Scrapes & bruises were kissed & made better.
  • It was a big deal to finally be tall enought to ride the ‘big people’ rides at the fair.
  • When playing Nintendo was the hardest thing ever.
  • When Ninja Turtles ruled the world.
  • Another Baby Sitter Club and Little Sister (Karen) book came out and you put your name on hold for it at the library.
  • When Aladdin was new, before the trilogy was complete.
  • Sockem Boppers
  • Before we realized all this would eventually disappear

Even more!

  • You remember watching Doug, Ren & Stimpy, Pinky and the Brain , and Two Stupid Dogs.
  • AAAAAAAH real monsters.
  • You’ve ever ended a sentence with the word “Sike!”
  • You just cant resist finishing this… “Iiiiiiin west philladelphia born and raised…”
  • You remember TGIF on ABC. Step by Step, Family Matters, Dinosaurs, and Boy Meets World
  • You remember when 2Pac and Selena died.
  • 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 were the coolest kid ever if you could beat it in one computer class *I’m totally gonna go out and buy that game now.*
  • You remember reading “Goosebumps”
  • You took plastic cartoon lunch boxes to school.
  • 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…
  • 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.*I used to wake up early to watch this show!*
  • You knew that Kimberly, the pink ranger, and Tommy, the green Ranger were meant to be together.
  • You remember when super nintendo’s and Sega Genisis became popular.
  • you used to play Sonic the Hedgehog
  • 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 maybe even 3)……..and tried to pull the pranks on “intruders”
  • You remember watching The Magic School Bus, Wishbone, and Reading Rainbow on PBS.
  • You remember when Yomega Yo-Yos were cool.
  • You remember those Where’s Waldo books..
  • You remember when Mortal Kombat Was “Da Bomb”!
  • U remember eating Warheads sour candys
  • You remember watching the 1st Batman, Aladdin, Ninja Turtles, and 3 Ninjas movies
  • U remember Ring Pops.
  • U remember drinkin’ Fruitopia and Surge.
  • U BEGGED your parents to get you “the Grape Escape” game
  • If you remember when every thing was “da BOMB”
  • when they made the new lunchables so that you could make tacos and pizza!!
  • You remember boom boxes vs. cd players
  • Writing M.A.S.H. notes.
  • Mousetrap was the coolest game EVER!
  • Making those little paper fortune cookie finger game things.. and then predicting your life with them.
  • You knew all the characters names and their life stories on “Saved By The Bell”
  • You played and/or collected “Pogs”~Casi! Remember how many pogs we had?!*
  • 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
  • You had a favorite New Kid on the block, and you knew all of there names
  • Michael Jordan was a king.
  • Or you called out “Jordan” when you pretended to “dunk it”
  • 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 and talking Elmo were always sold out.
  • You collected those Beanie Babies.
  • Growing Pains.
  • Carebears and The Gummy Bear show.
  • Gak was the coolest thing invented.
  • Lambchop’s song never ended.
  • The old dollar bills.
  • Silver dollars, were cool to have.
  • You remember a time before the WB.
  • You collected all the Troll dolls.
  • You owned a portable tape player.
  • You know what an original walkman is.
  • You remember wanting to sit on the orange Nickelodeon couch.
  • You owned a trapperkeeper
  • 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 know the significance of the number 23.
  • You went to McD’s to play in the playplace.
  • You remember playing on merry go rounds…at the play ground
  • and see-saws

When we were younger:

  • Before the MySpace frenzy…
  • Before the Internet & text messaging…
  • Before Sidekicks & iPods…
  • Before MIKE JONES…
  • Before PlayStation2 or X-BOX…
  • Before Sponge Bob
  • 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 our walkmans.
  • When 2Pac and Biggie where alive.
  • When the Chicago Bulls were the best team ever.

Way back.

  • when it was all about N64.
  • WHEN YOU TRADED POKEMON CARDS FOR A LIVING
  • Before we realized all this would eventually disappear
  • Who would have thought you’d miss the 90’s so much!!!!!

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