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    49 Things That'll Make All Early-'90s Kids Say, "OMG, I Remember This!"

    For anyone who still has the Chicken Tonight jingle stuck in their head!

    1. Fighting with your friends or siblings over which Home Alone movie to watch together (everyone owned both on VHS and it was always a hard choice to pick which one was a better watch):

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    2. Also, owning random Home Alone stuff that you had no idea where it came from:

    3. Having bedding that was very Memphis Design on your bed:

    4. And a radio alarm clock on your nightstand that looked like this (complete with bright glowing red numbers):

    5. Begging your parents to buy you all sorts of accessories to make your Game Boy "better" — which basically made it look like a Transformer:

    6. Having a Pizza Hut Bigfoot pizza at birthday parties:

    7. Also, getting one of these in the birthday party favor bags:

    8. Going to the Disney Store and directly going to the section in the back that sold either PVC figures or the stuffed animals:

    9. Being excited whenever you got Geoffrey Dollars for your birthday or holidays:

    10. Cringing at Barney rapping in the Fruity Pebbles commercial...

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    11. ...but thinking that Vanilla Ice performing "Ninja Rap" in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze was the coolest thing ever:

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    12. Getting in trouble for eating too many Keebler Magic Middles cookies before dinner:


    13. Circling all the items you wanted from the Warner Bros. Catalog...

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    14. ...the Disney Catalog...

    15. ...and American Girl Catalog in hopes that your parents would see what you wanted and secretly order it for you:

    16. Memorizing the entire "A Day in the Life of Ronald McDonald" commercial 'cause they played it like 50 times every Saturday morning:

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    17. Also, memorizing the intros and outros to ABC's Saturday morning bumpers 'cause they were so damn catchy:

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    18. Getting frustrated whenever you couldn't see the Magic Eye image (but, lying to anyone around you that you could see it):

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    19. Taking The Simpsons Rainy Day Fun Book with you on long car trips:

    20. Believing the urban legend that there was a penis on the cover of The Little Mermaid VHS 'cause it was drawn by a disgruntled Disney employee:

    21. Being excited to go to the grocery store with your parents 'cause it meant you'd probably get the latest issue of Disney Adventures...

    22. ...and Cracked or Mad magazine:

    23. Begging your parents to take you to Pizza Hut so you could get whatever promotional puppets they had:

    24. Thinking Fern Gully was a Disney movie:

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    25. Not being allowed to rewatch Batman Returns 'cause your parents thought it was too dark:

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    26. Watching Tiny Toon Adventures every afternoon:

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    27. And getting chills every time you heard the amazing intro to X-Men: The Animated Series:

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    28. Imitating and quoting SNL's the Gap Girls (well, only if your parents allowed you to stay up late enough to watch SNL):


    29. Not getting why it was a big deal that Cheers was ending:


    30. Snacking on the cheesy deliciousness that was Planters Cheez Balls...

    31. ...and Keebler Pizzarias chips (which vaguely tasted like pizza):

    32. Drinking your Slice from cans that looked like pop art:

    33. Having a cable box that looked like this in your living room:

    34. Watching Beverly Hills, 90210...

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    35. ...and Melrose Place behind your parents' back 'cause it wasn't "meant for kids":

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    36. Eating Apple Jacks cereal for breakfast 'cause your parents thought it was healthier than Lucky Charms or Cocoa Puffs:

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    37. Wanting to eat Chicken Tonight 'cause of the jingle:

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    38. Loving the My Teacher series of books and reading them over and over:

    39. Recording your own radio shows when you were bored and then listening to them and cringing at what your voice sounded like:

    40. Scaring the hell out of yourself by watching Rescue 911...

    41. ...and Sightings (that totally made you scared that you were going to be abducted by aliens):

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    42. Trying to write with one of these pens that, honestly, were pointless:

    43. Wasting the battery life of the Dustbuster 'cause you were just playing with it:

    44. Watching America's Funniest Home Videos on Sunday and getting mad if the video you liked didn't win:

    45. Saying, "Don't push me, push a Push Pop!" to yourself every time you had a Push Pop:

    46. Getting a Hot Shot Basket Ball game...

    47. ...or a colorful slinky as a gift from a family member who had NO idea what you were into:

    48. Having a collection of Street Shark toys, but never actually seeing the cartoon they were based on:

    49. And finally, immediately singing along to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as soon as it came on:

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