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29 Pictures That Will Give You Severe Flashbacks To The Late '90s And Early '00s

If you can still smell those Disney VHS tapes, then this is for you!

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1. Whenever you went to the mall this was the first place you headed to:

Or at least WANTED to head to, before your parents dragged you somewhere else.
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Or at least WANTED to head to, before your parents dragged you somewhere else.

2. When your movie "collection" stacked up like this:

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Disney-Masterpiece-Collection-And-Black-Diamond-13-VHS-Movie-Lot-Animation-/172070512170?hash=item281033a62a:g:cN4AAOSwLnlWoEJM

CLASSICS. Plus the smell was heavenly — you know the one!

3. Somehow, you knew how to do the "Macarena" (and might even remember a few of the moves):

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It was played at every sleepover, birthday party, wedding, bar/bat mitzvah and/or quinceañera you went to.

4. The satisfaction of perfectly slicing into the CD packaging with one of these:

You also ended up buying like a dozen of them since they'd always seem to disappear.
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You also ended up buying like a dozen of them since they'd always seem to disappear.

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5. Hurting your fingers while testing the battery life of a Duracell:

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Even if you knew the battery was good, you did tested it anyways 'cause it was some cutting-edge shit.

6. Always singing along to the theme song to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (because you knew the words by heart):

Bet you're singing this in your head right now.
NBC / Via Twitter: @weare90skids

Bet you're singing this in your head right now.

7. Looking forward to lunchtime so that you could enjoy some of these "gourmet" treats:

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Even if there was NEVER enough frosting.

8. Then you had an overwhelming feeling that you NEEDED to order Nickelodeon Magazine every time the commercial played:

http://ooze-news.tumblr.com/
http://gifsoup.com/view/2286782/nickelodeon-magazine.html

But your parents were supposed to make that call for you, SMH.

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9. Every episode of Lizzie McGuire you *HOPED* Gordo and Lizzie McGuire would realize that they were totally meant for each other:

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WHY COULDN'T THEY SEE IT?! It was crystal-fucking-clear.

10. When Britney and Justin (RIP) changed fashion history FOREVER:

And of course, you knew that Britney and Justin were the ULTIMATE couple goals.
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And of course, you knew that Britney and Justin were the ULTIMATE couple goals.

11. Praying that when SpongeBob came on Nickelodeon, it would be one of your favorite episodes:

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"BAND GEEKS" WAS THE BEST.

12. When you played DDR with your friends, trying not to trip and fall while you perfected your mad sick dance skillz:

Boy, did you get sweaty!
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Boy, did you get sweaty!

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13. The immense joy whenever you got a new friend request on Myspace:

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http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_can_i_approve_friend_requests_on_myspace/

But then you had to decide if your new friend was Top 8 worthy.

14. The rush of excitement you would feel when you'd go to the midnight release of the new Harry Potter book:

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And you KNEW you weren't sleeping that night.

15. Getting overly frustrated and mad after you accidentally bent the tag on your Beanie Baby:

"UGH, IT'S WORTHLESS NOW!" -- you in 1999.
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"UGH, IT'S WORTHLESS NOW!" -- you in 1999.

16. Taking one of these perfect play sets EVERYWHERE with you:

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http://peggyorenstein.com/blog/polly-pockets-then-and-now-and-monster-high-again

Polly Pocket and Mighty Max totally kept you entertained when you went to Grandma's, on a road trip, or even church.

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17. Looking forward to Friday nights so you could hear some of Mr. Feeny's wisdom on Boy Meets World:

Hell, everything about this show was something to look forward to.
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Hell, everything about this show was something to look forward to.

18. Making the most epic and perfect mix CD (from songs you downloaded on LimeWire) for your friends or crush:

Then taking a sharpie to it and personalizing it.
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Then taking a sharpie to it and personalizing it.

19. Walking past Abercrombie & Fitch in the mall, and smelling THAT smell:

Tim Boyle / Getty Images
Tim Boyle / Getty Images

And if you were growing up gay, totally checking out those advertisements LOL.

20. Begging that ONE friend who had a cell phone to borrow it so you could play Snake:

Then being annoyed when they asked for it back five minutes later.
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Then being annoyed when they asked for it back five minutes later.

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21. Rushing from your bus stop to make it home in time to catch T.R.L.:

And also hoping they'd be playing your favorite video.
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And also hoping they'd be playing your favorite video.

22. When you danced along to the Fantas commercial before movies:

"Don't ya wanna Fanta?"
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"Don't ya wanna Fanta?"

23. Sitting (not so) patiently through this Windows screen:

You don't miss it. AT ALL.
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You don't miss it. AT ALL.

24. Knowing there was NO better place for a ('90s) kid to be a kid than Discovery Zone.

Sorry, Chuck E. Cheese's, but DZ was the greatest place you could have a birthday party at.
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Sorry, Chuck E. Cheese's, but DZ was the greatest place you could have a birthday party at.

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25. When you tried to perfect the OG mirror selfie:

And the stains on your mirror were always brutally illuminated by the flash.
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And the stains on your mirror were always brutally illuminated by the flash.

26. You'll always know Justin Timberlake as the guy from NSYNC:

The best boy band ever!
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The best boy band ever!

27. Trying (and failing MISERABLY) to get your Furby to shut the hell up:

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Those things were like fucking cockroaches. They'd survive a nuclear apocalypse.

28. Rushing home from school so you could jump on AIM and dish about everything that happened earlier in the day:

Also, stalking your crush on it.
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Also, stalking your crush on it.

29. And finally, going with your friends on Saturday nights to Blockbuster and picking out a movie to enjoy:

https://www.reddit.com/r/nostalgia/comments/1d68fx/who_remembers_these/
http://projectobso.com/2012/10/10/day-254-video-store-membership-card/

Seriously, Blockbuster nights with your friends or family were the best. (RIP Blockbuster)