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    45 Extremely Specific Things That Older Millennials Will Totally Remember About The Early '90s

    I still want to spend a summer at Camp Anawanna!

    1. Feeling like the coolest kid ever whenever you wore a Simpsons T-shirt to school...

    A white T-shirt with Bart Simpson on it saying "Don't have a cow man!"

    2. ...or listened to The Simpsons Sing the Blues CD.

    The cover for The Simpsons Sing the Blues which is red and features parts of Marge, Bart, Maggie, Lisa, and Homer's face on it around the sides.
    Geffen Records

    3. And low-key hating all those bootleg Simpsons T-shirts 'cause they never made any sense.

    A yellow bootleg Simpsons T-shirt that features Bart in a karate outfit beating up a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.

    4. Not even realizing that EVERY SINGLE FAMILY basically owned the same minivan.

    A stock photo of an early '90s Latinx family posing in front of a grey mini-van as they are about to go on vacation.
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    5. Having a bunch of double-entendres go way over your head while watching Studs.

    Two screen grabs from the dating show Studs.
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    6. And having a bunch of very funny jokes on In Living Color go way over your head.

    A promotional photo of the cast of In Living Color posing on a white limo.
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    7. Hearing the urban legend that there was a penis on the cover of The Little Mermaid VHS 'cause it was drawn by a disgruntled employee — and then never not being able to unsee it again.

    8. Owning Home Alone on VHS and having NO idea when your family got it (it sorta appeared one day out of nowhere).

    The VHS sleeve for "Home Alone" which features the movie's poster on it next to the VHS of the movie itself.

    9. Having The Far Side Gallery 3 as part of your book collection and having NO idea when you got it.

    The cover for "The Far Side Gallery 3" bool which features a cartoon cow painted like the "Mona Lisa"

    10. Using a Mead’s Académie Sketch Pad to draw out all your artistic creations on.

    Mead’s Académie Sketch Pad with a teal blue cover that features a sketch of a hand holding a pencil.

    11. Being completely obsessed with ALL THINGS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

    New Line Cinema

    12. Knowing to never press anything other than the standard buttons on the VCR remote 'cause you seriously had no idea what the other 119 buttons did.

    The remote to a Sony VCR.

    13. Listening to The Bodyguard soundtrack over and over 'cause your mom or older sibling was obsessed with it and would play it nonstop.

    The cover to "The Bodyguard" soundtrack.
    Sony Music

    14. Thinking the ~teens~ on Beverly Hills, 90210 were the coolest people on Earth.

    CBS Television

    15. Wanting to have a high school experience like the teens on Saved by the Bell...

    A cast photo from Saved by the Bell taken on The Max set.
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    16. ...and a college experience like on A Different World.

    A photo of the cast of "A Different World."
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    17. Wanting to go to a summer camp as awesome as Camp Anawanna.

    A screen grab of the cast from "Salute Your Shorts."
    Nickelodeon

    18. Thinking Grey Poupon was the fanciest thing you could eat because of the commercials for it.

    A screenshot of one handing another hand a jar of Grey Poupon.
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    19. Thinking video game watches were the COOLEST things in the world (even though you could barely play it 'cause they were so small and the screen was hard to make out).

    A Super Mario 3 Game Watch still in its original package.

    20. Owning lots of Urkel merchandise, 'cause you thought he was the most hilarious TV character ever.

    21. Owning a pair of printed shorts like these (and thinking you looked like hot shit in them):

    A pair of black shorts with different colored prints on it.

    22. Totally relating to Clarissa on a ~deep spiritual level~.

    CBS Television Distribution

    23. Thinking that Barney was the dumbest and worst thing ever...

    A screenshot of Barney and Baby Bop playing fishing with a little girl.
    PBS

    24. ...and that the Sinclairs were the only dinosaurs worth watching on TV.

    A promotional photo of the dinosaurs from "Dinosaurs."
    ABC/Disney

    25. Knowing there was a 99% you would have blow into your Nintendo game cartridge whenever you played it.

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    26. Knowing not to miss an episode of X-Men or else you would be really LOST plotwise for the next week's episode.

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    27. Having the Wrigley's Doublemint Chewing Gum jingle...

    A screenshot of a hand pulling out a stick of Wrigley's Doublemint Chewing gum.

    28. ...and Chicken Tonight jingle always stuck in your head.

    A screenshot of Ragu's Chicken Tonight from the commercial.
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    29. Having to be stuck with a portable tape player 'cause your parents refused to buy you a pricey portable CD player.

    A yellow Sony Sports Walkman.

    30. Having a CD you got come in a huge box.

    A "Beverly Hills, 90210" CD soundtrack in its original long box case.
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    31. Thinking you were hot shit 'cause you owned MTV Party to Go CDs (which by the time they were released were already filled with old songs).

    The cover of "MTV Part to Go Volume 2" which features a girl dancing in a gold crop top with her hair covering her face.
    Tommy Boy Records

    32. The feeling of absolute victory you felt whenever you perfectly recorded a song off the radio.

    33. Being absolutely shocked (in a good way) when you heard Salt-n-Pepa's "Let's Talk About Sex" 'cause they were using the word "sex" so freely.

    UMG

    34. Knowing not to put too much stuff in your fanny pack or else everything would fall out the minute you went in to look for something.

    A hot pink Lee fanny pack.

    35. Always thinking, Six feet of bubble gum — for you, not them, whenever you had Bubble Tape.

    A screen shot of a old man dressed as a female school bus driver holding a rid container of Bubble Tape.
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    36. And wanting Bubble Beeper gum just for the beeper package it came in.

    A Bubble Beeper Bubble Case.

    37. Running home from school so that you could watch The Disney Afternoon.

    A Disney Afternoon promotional drawing of the characters from "Goof Troop," "Tale Spin," "Bonkers," and "Darkwing Duck."
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    38. Putting these type of water bottles in the freezer so that you could take them to school wrapped in tin foil on hot days.

    A "The Simpsons," "Batman Returns," and two "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" water bottles sitting on a patio ledge.

    39. Watching The Sandlot over and over and quoting the hell out of it.

    A promotional photo "The Sandlot" cast on a baseball field.
    20th Century Fox

    40. Hurting yourself at least once because you slapped a slap bracelet too hard onto your wrist.

    Collection of Slap Wrap bracelets
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    41. Being jealous of the kid at school who got Reebok Pumps for Christmas.

    42. Totally knowing Barbie's "rapping career" was both sad and embarrassing.

    A screenshot of a Barbie doll sitting wearing a black jacket, mini-skirt, and hat, with a pink boombox in the back and the words "Rappin' Rockin' Barbie" written in chalk-esque font above it.
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    43. Being excited on Fridays 'cause it meant TGIF...

    The early '90s logo for TGIF.
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    44. ...and being excited on Saturdays 'cause it meant SNICK.

    Clarissa sitting on the orange with the SNICK logo above it.

    45. And finally, just having to sing-along to the theme to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air the minute you heard the opening notes to it.

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