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28 Moments Anybody Who Played Nintendo In The '90s Will Remember

Stretching Mario's 3D face in Super Mario 64!

1. Clawing your way to first place on Rainbow Road in Mario Kart 64, only to get hit by a blue shell.

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And then falling off the race course because you had just banked a turn.

2. Peppy telling you to "DO A BARREL ROLL" in Star Fox 64.

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3. Spending HOURS stretching this goofy face on the opening screen of Super Mario 64.

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4. Getting to the heart-pounding CHALLENGER APPROACHING screen in Super Smash Bros.

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5. Shooting wildly at a crouching Oddjob in multiplayer GoldenEye 007.

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Naturally, you had paintball mode on.

6. Aging seven years in Ocarina of Time and emerging to find Hyrule a ghost town infested with screeching ReDeads.

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7. Using Chun-Li in Street Fighter 2 and mashing kick to mess up some poor dude's car.

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8. Knocking Mewtwo down to his last bit of health in Pokemon Red and Blue and burning every Ultra Ball you had catching the bastard.

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Unless you used a Master Ball, which was basically cheating.

9. Running around like an idiot trying not to fall off the Island OR get hit by bombs in this frustrating Mario Party minigame.

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10. Accidentally getting hit in Yoshi's Island and hearing Baby Mario yelp "UWAA" until you caught him.

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11. Throwing Foot Soldiers at the screen in Turtles in Time.

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12. Grabbing Bowser's tail and taking him for a ride in Super Mario 64.

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13. Feeling invincible when you had both a Yoshi AND a cape in Super Mario World.

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14. Spending hours playing the Sushi Go Round minigame in Pokémon Stadium with four friends.

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15. Hearing the Jinjo noise in Banjo-Kazooie and then running frantically around a level to find the damn thing.

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16. Meeting Yoshi after collecting 120 Stars in Super Mario 64 and then being intensely disappointed you couldn't ride him.

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17. Messing up your car by running into the sides of Mute City in F-Zero and healing yourself with the "WHOOP WHOOP WHOOP" lane.

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18. Going out into the dark on a stormy night in A Link to the Past to find your uncle dying in this dungeon.

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19. Being put on trial for kidnapping in Chrono Trigger.

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20. Mr. Wright freaking out because Bowser was rampaging through your SimCity.

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21. Dying over and over again on the mine cart levels in Donkey Kong Country (or really, any of the levels in that game).

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22. Getting the Hadouken power-up in Mega Man X.

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23. The time Final Fantasy III/VI had an opera scene, but no voice acting.

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"Wuu WUU wuu wuuuuuu WUUUUU" —Celes

24. Going back to 600 A.D. for the first time in Chrono Trigger and meeting Frog.

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25. Hearing Mallow say he was a tadpole in Super Mario RPG.

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JUST LOOK AT HIM.

26. Getting the Sword power in Kirby Super Star and feeling like the Hero of Hyrule.

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27. Running frantically up and around the walls when facing this boss in Contra III: The Alien Wars.

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28. Getting to the end of Link's Awakening and learning everything had just been a dream.

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