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    Mar 21, 2020

    40 Very, Very Random Things That Millennials Haven't Thought About In 10 Years, And Maybe Even Longer

    "OMG, I totally forgot about that!" —You, reading this

    1. Disney's "Fast Play" announcement, which was startling and loud AF:

    Disney

    2. DVDs that came in cardboard boxes:

    3. Riverdance, which moms LOVED:

    4. Multi-disc CD player boom boxes that even came with remotes:

    5. Catherine Zeta-Jones as the spokesperson for T-Mobile:

    6. Breyers' Viennetta cake (which you thought was the FANCIEST dessert ever):

    7. Taco Bell hot sauces that came in packages with this design:

    8. Answering machines that weren't attached to phones:

    9. And microcassettes that went inside the answering machines:

    10. Disney Store bags that looked like this and that you also didn't want to throw away:

    11. Kudos (which everyone thought were healthy 'cause they were granola bars):

    12. The annoying Six Flags "old man":

    13. McDonald's that looked like this (aka like something out of Saved by the Bell):

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    14. And McDonald's French fries that came in this packaging:

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    15. The whole people trying to make French fries be called "Freedom Fries" mess:

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    16. Extra-long telephone cords (that were usually used on the kitchen phone):

    17. Cell phones that had walkie-talkie functions:

    18. Blockbuster Video coupons that came in the Sunday newspaper:

    19. Philadelphia Cheesecake Snack Bars (that tasted like heaven):

    20. Those 1-800-Dentist commercials that played non-stop between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.:

    21. And those Girls Gone Wild commercials that played at midnight (usually on MTV, E!, and Comedy Central):

    22. Books that were written specifically to be read on the toilet:

    23. Car stereo systems that looked like this:

    Pioneer

    24. ALF doing 1-800-Collect commercials:

    25. A VHS rewinder machine:

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    26. Cinn-A-Burst gum:

    27. These Liquid Ice Breakers:

    28. Y2K reminders on electronics:

    29. The World's Finest Chocolates (which you'd low-key eat a few of, even though you were supposed to be selling them):

    30. Pert Plus, which would always leave that distinctive scent in your entire bathroom after you showered:

    31. Logitech's giant mice:

    32. TopsyTail:

    33. Super Soaker keychains, which were hard as hell to use and barely squirted water:

    34. Keebler's Magic Middles cookies that were truly magic:

    35. The very underrated TV series The PJs:

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    36. American Express commercials that featured Jerry Seinfeld and Superman:

    37. Oxygen bars:

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    38. Tiny TVs that came with a built-in VCR:

    39. Virgin Cola, which I don't think I ever saw anyone drink:

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    40. And finally, Windows Media Player and its hypnotic visualizations:

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