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23 Things That Every Millennial/Gen Z Cusper Experienced In Their Childhood That You'll Feel In Your Bones

RIP Blockbuster. We still miss you.

If you don't already know, a Millennial/Gen Z cusper is someone born in the late 1990s to early 2000s and has subsequently experienced some highlights of both generations.

Here are some undeniable yet weirdly specific things all cuspers will relate to. Ready for some intense nostalgia?

1. You grew up emailing and AIM-ing your friends, not texting them.

The AOL logo guy running off screen

2. You're more familiar with One Direction than the Backstreet Boys or NSYNC, but you still LOVE their songs.

3. The first cell phone you got wasn't an iPhone, but you did get one soon after...

A Motorola phone with a slide-open QWERTY keyboard

4. ...and your first iPhone screen probably looked like this.

A very early version of an iPhone that's very clunky

5. You were OBSESSED with Silly Bandz and probably still have a massive bag full of them somewhere in your closet.

6. You spent your evenings after school exploring on Club Penguin.

A variety of cartoon penguins with different professions on the game Club Penguin

7. You also played The Sims religiously and still remember your favorite families.

A simulated game of The Sims in which a lot of random stuff is happening under one roof

8. You can't relate to the Charli D'amelio and JoJo Siwa fans...

JoJo Siwa looking like Willy Wonka surrounded by a plethora of candy and candy themed decor

9. ...but you also can't remember the days when Britney Spears was really rising to fame.

Britney Spears brandishing a large snake on the VMAs in the '90s

10. You remember when Blockbuster was still open but only when you were still browsing the kid section.

An old relic of a Blockbuster video rental store

11. You can remember watching VHS tapes when you were little, but you spent more time with DVDs.

Old VHS tapes sitting next to some DVDs

12. You may have been too young for a Tamagotchi, but you loved your DS throughout your childhood.

A Nintendo DS with the stylus pointed on the screen

13. Your fondest memories of the Jonas Brothers are from Camp Rock and JONAS LA, not their recent singles.

14. You don’t clearly remember Lizzie McGuire and never really watched Dog With A Blog — your favorite shows were The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, That’s So Raven and Hannah Montana.

15. As a child, you may or may not have had a MySpace, but you definitely begged your parents to let you have Facebook.

The original Facebook website that definitely feels outdated now

16. You vividly remember when Justin Bieber first became famous...

17. ...and when YouTube was full of wacky little videos instead of various influencers/microcelebrities.

18. Despite being called the “cell phone generation,” your recess memories consist only of playgrounds and tag, and you can't fathom how or why kids are getting phones so young these days.

The kids of the Disney Channel show Recess standing on a play set during recess

19. You can’t really remember a time without the Internet, but you can remember the computer taking what felt like YEARS to turn on.

20. You spent your summer days making Boondoggle bracelets...

Someone making a boondoggle bracelet

21. ...and drinking from Kool-Aid pouches.

A cherry flavored Kool-Aid Jammer

22. Your favourite transportation methods were scooters and Heely's.

A pair of sneakers with wheels embedded in the heel

23. And finally, you're grateful that you got the best of both the Millennial and the Gen Z worlds!

What are some other things you experienced being a Millennial/Gen Z cusper? Let us know in the comments!