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15 Things Everyone Did On Their Computer In The '90s

Including, of course, killing your Sims in as many creative ways as possible.

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1. Flirted, terribly, over MSN.

Including — but not limited to — logging off and on again so they'd notice you were online, appearing offline to give the impression you had a life IRL, and "accidentally" nudging them.
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Including — but not limited to — logging off and on again so they'd notice you were online, appearing offline to give the impression you had a life IRL, and "accidentally" nudging them.

2. If that didn't work, saying all the things to SmarterChild you'd never dream of saying IRL.

But it would always try to deflect you with some boring trivia game instead.
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But it would always try to deflect you with some boring trivia game instead.

3. Dealing with Slack-Tongue and Bloaty Head syndrome.

4. Agonised between getting a Chia or a Wocky for your Neopets game.

Then worrying every time you left it alone that it would starve and die :(
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Then worrying every time you left it alone that it would starve and die :(

5. Looked up all the cheat codes to Age of Empires.

It was all about that Big Daddy life, nothing like spicing up a bit of Egyptian imperialism with a car that had an actual rocket launcher attached.
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It was all about that Big Daddy life, nothing like spicing up a bit of Egyptian imperialism with a car that had an actual rocket launcher attached.

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7. Watched – and shared – "Charlie Bit My Finger" in the golden age of YouTube.

8. Discovered Wikipedia.

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And completely ignored your parents' and teachers' warnings that it was probably composed entirely of internet lies.

9. Spent hours working our your perfect webcam angle.

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10. Believed there was no way you could have ~too much~ clip art.

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11. Played Minesweeper even though you weren't entirely sure of the rules.

12. Got all your music from LimeWire and felt like a badass.

13. Came up with new and inventive ways to kill your guests on Rollercoaster Tycoon.

14. Had constant, vocal arguments with Clippy in Microsoft Word.

15. Lived for the moments when you logged into your MySpace and saw this.