Friday, March 6, 2009

You're a 90's kid if:

Wow...this is PERFECT!! Everything describes me perfectly...except I'd have to add- BIG bangs, and elastic leggings in neon colors, and a shirt tucked in with a belt.

  • You remember when it was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.
  • You remember reading “Goosebumps”
  • You know the profound meaning of “Wax on, wax off”
  • You took plastic cartoon lunch boxes to school.
  • HELLO….HOT WHEELS!!!!!
  • 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.
  • You knew that Kimberly, the pink ranger, and Tommy, the green Ranger were meant to be together.
  • You remember when super nintendos 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 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 made paper scrunchies to see who you’d end up marrying
  • You remember when the new Beanie Babies were always sold out.
  • You used to wear those stick on earrings, 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 thought Brain would 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…
  • …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 the Chicago Bulls were the best team ever.
  • 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.
  • Tree Houses.
  • Hula Hoops.
  • Captain Planet.
  • 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 privilege to sit in the front seat of the car.
  • Drinking Sqeeze It “Squeeze The Fun Out Of It”
  • Or what about:
  • Hey Arnold.
  • Rugrats.
  • The Secret World of Alex Mac.
  • Rocco’s Modern Life.
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark?
  • Doug.
  • Magic School Bus.
  • Aladdin.
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • Sailor Moon.
  • Blossom.
  • Beavis & Butt-Head
  • Wishbone.
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
  • MR RODGERS!!!!
  • Where everyone wanted to be in love after watching The Wonder Years.
  • Under the Umbrella Tree
  • PEE-WEE!!!
  • The Big Comfy Couch
  • Kool-Aid was the drink of choice.
  • 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’.
  • Money issues were handled by whoever was banker in ‘Monopoly.’
  • Being old referred to anyone over 20.
  • A chance to skate as a couple at the local roller rink was like winning the lottery.
  • When Ninja Turtles ruled the world.
  • When Aladdin was new, before the trilogy was complete.
  • Before we realized all this would eventually disappear
  • Who would have thought you’d miss the 90’s so much?

2 comments:

LaNelle Simons said...

Seriously that was hilarious! Me and Steven just read every single one of them and totally agreed and laughed...so funny!

Samantha said...

Haha...Glad you liked it! I laughed so hard- and had total flash backs!! :)