Thoughts

A Shout Out to the 1990’s

I stumbled onto this website selling t-shirts about the 1990’s and it was a total blast from the past. I grew up in the nineties, and they were good times. So I decided to do a post for the 90’s Kids like me out there 🙂

You’re a 90’s kid if:

-You’ve ever ended a sentence with the word “PSYCHE!”
-You just cant resist finishing this… “Iiiiiiin west philladelphia born and raised…”
-You remember TGIF on ABC and wouldnt miss it

Down down baby down down the roller coster sweet sweet baby Ill never let you go..chimie chie cocoa puffs chimmie chimmie rock, chimmie chimiie cocoa puffs chimmie chimmie rock…..

-You remember when Kurt Cobain, 2Pac, 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 begged for some GAK, and when you got that they came out with scented GAK, and when you got that they came out with funny scented GAK…..
-You remember reading “Goosebumps”
-You took plastic cartoon lunch boxes to school.
-You danced to “Wannabe” by the Spice Girls, Females: had a new motto: (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. (also meant for young 80s children). When playing power rangers with friends you fought over who got to be who.
-You remember when super nintendo’s 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”
-“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.

“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
-Writing M.A.S.H. notes.
-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 and talking Elmo 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’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!”-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 the Chicago Bulls were the best team ever.

When we were younger:

Before the MySpace frenzy…
Before the Internet & text messaging…
Before Sidekicks & iPods…
Before PlayStation2 or X-BOX…
Before we realized all this would eventually disappear

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

The Music in the Nineties was great too. Songs topping the charts then included:

Whitney Houston “I Will Always Love You”

Ricky Martin “Livin’ la Vida Loca”

The Cranberries “Linger”

Celine Dion “My Heart Will Go On”

Spice Girls “Wannabe”

Backstreet Boys “I Want It That Way”

Proclaimers “500 Miles”

Eve 6 “Inside Out”

and many more!

The 90’s Rocked!

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