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    Posted on Mar 2, 2016

    24 People From Your Childhood You'll Have To Explain To Your Kids

    "Who and what are these people?" —them to you

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    1. They'll never know to call Miss Cleo when they need to hear their futures read.

    And they'll also never know the pain of their parents finding that call on the next billing cycle.

    2. Or that Jesse Camp won that random contest on MTV to be a VJ.

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    "What's a VJ?" —them to you

    3. They'll never understand that the "Dude, you're getting a Dell!" guy's voice was annoyingly stuck in your head.

    4. Or that you couldn't decide which of these was your FAVORITE Nickelodeon gameshow host. / Via Nickelodeon

    Double Dare and Marc Summers went perfectly together with Guts and Mike O’Malley...It's an impossible comparison!

    5. They won't know about this Pepsi commercial girl, and how adorable she was.

    6. Or about that kinda looney kid from the Gak commercials...

    All right, calm down, no one loves Gak THAT much.

    7. They won't know that Ace of Base was supposed to be the next ABBA.

    8. That SNL's Mr. Peepers was both creepy and funny...

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    9. ...and how LOVERS was a truly amazing sketch.

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    10. They'll never be able to pick their favorite dude from the Queer Eye for the Straight Guy show.

    11. Or know anything about the ORIGINAL Destiny's Child lineup.

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    RIP everyone but Bey and Kelly.

    12. They won't know that t.A.T.u. was a major revelation, mostly for their "All The Things She Said" music video.

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    "What's a music video?" —them to you

    13. Or the dreaminess of pop duo Evan and Jaron.

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    14. They'll never know what it's like to have Steve help you try to figure out Blue's clues.

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    15. And they wouldn't believe you if you said Fred Durst was once one of the biggest rock stars around.

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    Even though he absolutely was.

    16. They'll never know the joy of watching Ricki Lake's amazing show, The Ricki Lake Show.

    17. Or what it's like to learn the latest dance moves from Darrin Henson.

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    18. They'll never understand that there was nothing more terrifying then seeing a couple get Hildi Santo-Tomas as their decorator on Trading Spaces.

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    19. Or the intense dream of one day being able to actually taste a Good Burger.

    20. They'll never dance along to Sisqó's eternally iconic jam, "Thong Song," at a middle school dance.

    21. Or pop a Billy Blanks Tae-Bo casette in for a quick workout.

    22. They won't know that American Idol Season 2 with Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken was THE BEST season.

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    23. And they definitely won't know who Tom Green is, or understand why he came to a red carpet with a coffee maker.

    Lucy Nicholson / AFP / Getty Images

    24. And finally, there's just no way they'll ever know the swoonworthiness that was Jonathan Taylor Thomas. / Via


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