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19 Things You Forgot From Your School Days, But Won't Be Able To Stop Thinking About

There was no greater place than the Scholastic Book Fair. H/T r/nostalgia

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1. These adorable little guys who taught you all the basics of counting...

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2. ...Before you upgraded to these bad boys.


3. The excitement of coming home from the first day of school and decorating all your books with wrapping paper.

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4. This pointy "S" that everyone was obsessed with drawing for some reason.

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5. The immense feeling of pride and superiority when you graduated from pencil to handwriting pen.

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6. The glorious sight of the Scholastic book fair in your school hall...

7. ...which always came with the sheer excitement of putting in a new book order on this catalogue.

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8. This clock, which taught you everything you needed to know about telling the time.

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9. That deliciously unhealthy rectangular pizza.

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10. The wonders of the WordArt gallery, which was the best form of procrastination.

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11. This iconic parachute that basically turned gym class into a circus.

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12. The excitement of rearranging the classroom desks and getting a brand new seating plan.

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13. This menacing eraser tearing a huge hole in your paper.

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14. The endless collection of cereal box learning coupons.

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15. These Eyewitness books, that were the font of all knowledge and wisdom...

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16. ...until your school upgraded to a state of the art technology suite, that is.

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17. Which is where you would use these uncomfortable giant headphones.

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18. The old-fashioned method of turning off your calculator, which involved covering up the solar panel and starving it of sunlight.

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19. And finally, this cursed instrument.