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36 GIFs That Will Immediately Take You Back To Your '90s Childhood

Nostalgia is good for the soul.

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Ah, the '90s, when being a kid meant:

1. Wanting to have everything in Arnold's room.

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Is there even anyone else on his level?

2. The emotional blow that was this scene.

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"Help.. somebody... anybody..."

3. The wise wise man that was Mr. Feeny.

Is there even anyone else on his level?

4. Being impressed by TOTALLY colorful neon graphics!

5. The wonderful feeling of renting a new game or movie at Blockbuster.

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Could life get any better?

6. Getting the one Rugrats watch you wanted in your Burger King kid's meal.

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Totally tubular Tommy!

7. Being reenergized after the opening titles of Kablam!

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*Preps self for Action League Now*

8. Drinking the delicious leftover cookie milk after Oreo O's.

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The perfect balance of sugar and creme.

9. Aspiring to be as cool as Daria.

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Those glasses...

10. Trying not to get hit in the face while playing with a Sky Dancer.

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"She's so beautiful."

11. Reliving the story of Aladdin in video game form.

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*blows into cartridge*

12. Getting home from school and checking out your favorite artists on TRL.

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Get it Britney.

13. The joy you got from making Push Pop fingers.

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The sticky, weirdly sexual joy.

14. Dreaming about the day you could be a contestant on Legends of the Hidden Temple.

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Team Green Monkeys all the way!

15. Being totally creeped out by Lickitung's tongue after school.

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"Lick."

16. Memorizing every dance move from the "Say You'll Be There" video.

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"SPICE UP YOUR LIFE."

17. Knowing Stick Stickly was the greatest afternoon host of all time.

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"Write to me, Stick Stickly, P.O. Box 963, New York City, New York State."

18. Dancing along with the WB frog.

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RIP WB.

19. Trying your best to recreate the Leaning Tower of Cheese-a with Cheez Whiz.

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And watching "Dr. Looney's Remedy" before the movie started on VHS.

20. Being completely freaked out by Gushers commercials.

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... and secretly wanting to turn into a strawberry.

21. Learning the greatest dance ever.

"Jump on it!"

22. Doing this at every family party.

23. Craving Strawberry Bubble Yum (with 2% APPLE juice concentrate).

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"But moooooom, it's made with real apples."

24. The frustration of trying to keep your Tamagotchi alive.

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And if it died, you could just reset it with a paper clip and pretend you weren't a horrible digital pet owner.

25. Waking up early just for 1 Saturday Mornings...

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THIS WAS EVERYTHING.

26. ... and Pepper Ann's sass.

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Too real Pepper Ann, too real.

27. Desperately wanting your fortune read by Miss Cleo.

28. The struggle of wanting to be a Zoom kid.

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I can craft and tell funny knock-knock jokes too.

29. When all you wanted to do was eat at Good Burger.

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"Welcome to Good Burger, home of the Good Burger. Can I take your order?"

30. Wondering if you had a secret twin out in the world...

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I just know it.

31. ... because they were popping up everywhere.

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32. Trying to get all the red coins on your way to Bowser.

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Freakin' electro-orb things...

33. Stocking up on all the Goosebumps books.

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*turns off all the lights and hides under covers*

34. Being mesmerized by this screensaver.

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I HAVE TO WATCH IT TO THE VERY END.

35. Getting absurdly frustrated trying to connect online with dial up...

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And the ear-shattering shriek it made as you struggled to connect to the world.

36. ... and finally mastering the art of IMing.

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BRB trying to craft the perfect away message.

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