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    Updated on Sep 1, 2020. Posted on Sep 10, 2016

    37 "Facts" And Things That Everyone Between The Ages Of 32 And 39 Knows

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    1. All the words to "Wonderwall.”

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    And how it's an important karaoke staple.

    2. That the Fashion Club is the original Plastics.


    And the genius of Daria in general.

    3. That every tween, teen, and young adult smelled like CK One for, like, two years straight.

    Calvin Klein

    It was the ultimate ~cool kids~ fragrance.

    4. The satisfaction you got while screaming along to Alanis Morissette's "You Oughta Know."


    And you felt it, even if you had never had your heart broken before.

    5. How — before Lady Gaga was the queen of reinvention, RiRi the queen of not giving any fucks, and Taylor Swift the queen of media manipulation — Madonna did it all first and better.

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    LBH, she laid out the blueprint for every pop star who came out after her.

    6. That Muppet Babies is the best cartoon series ever.


    "Muppet Babies, we make our dreams come true / Muppet Babies, we'll do the same for you"

    7. That even though He-Man and She-Ra were brother and sister, you'd ship it.

    Warner Bros. Animation

    Or you just thought they were a couple and never realized they were siblings.

    8. The joy of coming home to an empty house and being able to log onto the internet without any interruptions.


    And also calling it "the worldwide web."

    9. Assuming that the condoms TLC were wearing on their clothes were fried eggs.

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    Also lip-synching along with your friends to "What About Your Friends" and "Waterfalls."

    10. Having one of these and feeling like it was the ULTIMATE sound system.

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    You could record songs off the radio with it and listen to CDs on it.

    11. The struggle of finding a song that perfectly fit in the remaining minutes you had left on cassette when making a mixtape.

    Nothing was worse and sloppier than having the song cut off midway 'cause you ran out of space on the tape.

    12. Not being able to get over the moment when Stephen slapped Irene on The Real World: Seattle.


    Seriously crazy to this day. 😑

    13. And not being able to get over the moment when Michael Jackson kissed Lisa Marie Presley on stage at the 1994 VMAs.

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    Really, the whole relationship in general was kinda WTF. 🤔🤔🤔

    14. The deep-down feeling that you could totally beat the obstacle course on Double Dare.


    Those kids didn't know what they were doing. You had a strategy down.

    15. That no cartoon had a better theme song than DuckTales.

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    You're probably singing it in your head right now.

    16. That Umbro made the coolest shorts around — and that you basically wore them whenever the weather permitted.

    17. The cultural impact and importance of Jonathan Taylor Thomas.

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    JTT was the voice of young Simba for god's sake!!!

    18. How E! was basically softcore porn after 10 p.m.


    And also that Talk Soup (hosted by John Henson) was the original way to watch viral videos.

    19. The little pleasure you got when you perfectly danced the Macarena.

    Or that you secretly enjoyed it, even if you acted like you didn't.

    20. The jealousy you felt when your friend got a beeper.

    And begging your parents over and over for one.

    21. The excitement you felt when you'd hear the TGIF song.

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    It was all about Perfect Strangers, Full House, Family Matters, Step by Step, Dinosaurs, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, and Boy Meets World.

    22. That the Misfits were way cooler and better than Jem and the Holograms.

    Shout Factory

    Their music was way catchier!

    23. The shock and titillation you felt when you discovered the penis on the cover of the Little Mermaid VHS.

    It was the great urban myth you got to see for your very own eyes.

    24. The hysteria that happened when Napster launched.

    Time Inc.

    And also the struggle of downloading MP3s on dial-up.

    25. How people passionately/intensely took sides on the East Coast vs. West Coast hip hop fight.


    People had STRONG feelings.

    26. That there was no bigger status symbol as kid/teen than having your own landline.

    Being able to call someone and not have their parents or sibling answer. 🙌

    27. The anguish you felt when you realized you didn't program your VCR right and that you now totally missed the show you wanted to see.


    And then having to wait till summer to see the rerun of it.

    28. How cool you felt wearing a hip hop Looney Tunes T-shirt.

    29. The importance and genuine talent of Aaliyah.

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    Gone way, way too soon.

    30. How serene you felt looking up at your bedroom ceiling lit up with glow-in-the-dark stars.


    Well, until one of them fell on your head in the middle of the night while you were sleeping.

    31. How much of a game-changer The WB was.


    Buffy, Felicity, and Dawson's Creek! 🙌

    32. How IMPORTANT and ICONIC this duet was.

    Universal Music

    Nobody has come close to replicating this.

    33. That there will never be a greater athlete than Michael Jordan.

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    Hard to argue that fact!

    34. The struggle of trying to watch scrambled porn.


    More than anything else it just gave you a headache.

    35. How when you grew up you wanted to be a cool adult like on Friends.

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    And how they felt like they were old!

    36. The little satisfaction you got in blowing into your Nintendo cartridge in order to get it to work.


    It was just part of the ritual of playing Nintendo.

    37. And finally, immediately beginning to sing, "Now this is the story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down..." in your head whenever you think of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.


    You're probably singing it right now!

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