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22 Pictures You'll Only Understand If You Went To Recess In The '90s

"Bubblegum, bubblegum, in a dish."

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1. The game where heroes were made:

"CHERRYBOMB!"
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"CHERRYBOMB!"

2. The ultimate in digging technology:

3. That magical rhyme:

"YOU'RE IT!"

4. The sure-fire way to puke up everything you just ate:

Just looking at it makes me sick.
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Just looking at it makes me sick.

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5. That one slide that would burn the hell out of you on hot days:

It burns.
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It burns.

6. The world's most beautiful playground:

7. I can still feel the splinters:

8. So many wasps nests.

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9. That sweet, smelly mulch that you fell into way too many times:

10. That one bridge you'd just stand on either side of and jump up and down on:

11. The alpha and the omega of swings... TIRE:

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12. Writing as fast as you could to get to recess...

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13. Only to find out it was raining outside and it was time to play this game during indoor recess:

14. Or mess with these for a while inside:

15. All those weird metal structures shaped like bugs:

Why???

16. The cards that were basically currency on the playground:

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17. The most versatile ball out there:

Kickball, dodgeball, you name it. I can still smell it.
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Kickball, dodgeball, you name it. I can still smell it.

18. Those sweet parachute games:

19. Those X's and O's no one played:

20. That one kid who was always doing this with his eyes:

Every day.

21. That big ol' mess of tangled metal:

And falling off the top straight down to the mulch:
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And falling off the top straight down to the mulch:

22. And, of course, tag. Just remember...