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    Posted on Oct 19, 2017

    26 Things All '90s Kids Collected

    Where have all our trolls gone?

    1. Puppy In My Pocket

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    They each had distinct personalities, and you loved them like they were real dogs.

    2. Trolls

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    Russ trolls were more ubiquitous (you could find one dressed as Santa in every card shop). Dam trolls were a bit pricier, but cuter. Sometimes you got a Dam troll mail order which was doubly exciting.

    3. Pogs

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    Was there a game you were meant to play with Pogs? Mainly, you just collected like 500 of them and occasionally scattered them across the floor to show your friends.

    4. Stickers

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    Furries were the best, then shinies – but anything you could scratch and sniff was incredible.

    5. Micro Machines

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    Brilliant things, you'd still collect these now tbh.

    6. Beanie Babies

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    You kept all the tags on even though it made them scratchy to hold, because one day you knew you they would make you rich.

    7. BT Phonecards

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    You'd always check inside phone boxes incase someone had left one on the ground. It was a pretty unhygienic hobby now you come to think of it.

    8. Pound Puppies

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    Extremely soft and precious, you could never have too many.

    9. Tazos

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    They came inside bags of Walkers crisps and were kind of like Pogs, but with Looney Toons characters and little slits around the edge for some reason.

    10. Garbage Pail Kids

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    Gloriously gross and fucked up.

    11. Pokémon

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    Again, you were meant to play a game with these but most people just collected them for the love of collecting things.

    12. Groovy Chick everything

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    She spoke to you on a spiritual level.

    13. Lil' Babies

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    They came in plastic packets, so you didn't know which one you were getting. Inevitably you got one you already had and had to find a friend to trade with.

    14. Slap bracelets

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    Sometimes the outer layer would wear off and you'd end up slapping your arm with bare metal. Dangerous, but so cool.

    15. Baby Boglins

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    They were made from really soft rubber and you secretly enjoyed chewing their tails.

    16. Hot Wheels

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    Almost as good as owning an actual car.

    17. Posters of your favourite band

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    You plastered your bedroom with them.

    18. Sylvanian Families

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    Just the best things ever.

    19. McDonald's Happy Meal and Burger King Kid's Club Toys

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    It was so exciting when they were Disney ones.

    20. Forever Friends

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    Their rosy cheeks were extremely cute. The coolest kids had matching bedding.

    21. Merlin Football stickers

    22. These bears

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    Sometimes they came on the end of pencils, sometimes on a keyring, and sometimes you'd win one in a Tombola.

    23. Glass animal figurines

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    Why were the kids of the '80s and '90s into these?

    24. Cute rubbers

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    Looked great, but they tore the paper and left a black pencil smudge if you actually tried to use them.

    25. Polly Pocket

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    You could conduct surprisingly complex life dramas for Polly in those tiny shell apartments.

    26. Pop Swatches

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    They were sooo '90s and loud and plasticky, but popping out the watch face and putting it on a new strap felt like the coolest thing in the world.

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