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33 Sounds '90s Kids Will Never Forget

IT'S ALL COMING BACK TO ME NOOOOOW.

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2. The original Nokia ring tone:

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Also known as the sound you heard whenever any character in a movie answered their phone.

3. When you logged onto AOL, the seemingly ENDLESS pause between "Welcome" and "You've got mail!":

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OMG DO I HAVE MAIL OR NOT???

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4. The sweet sweet sounds of Rockapella breaking out into "Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?":

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5. The sound that indicated that your computer was fiiiiiinally finished booting up:

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6. And the sound of your EVEN BETTER computer finally booting up:

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8. The sound of your dream date saying "You're right! I Really like you!" while you were playing Dream Phone:

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9. The opening bars to the Are You Afraid Of The Dark? theme song:

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10. The sound of your Furby scaring the crap out of you in the middle of the night when it accidentally turned on.

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11. The world's most annoying noises from this keychain that drove your parents absolutely freaking crazy:

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INSANE NICKELODEON BUMPER.

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Nick nick nick nick nick-nick nick-nick, NICKELODEON.

13. The beeping sounds of your Tamagotchi when it was hungry... or when it was about to die in the middle of class:

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14. The hopeful, old-timey sounds of the Oregon Trail theme music:

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17. The eerie theme from Myst:

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19. The "Attention mall shoppers!" alert you got whenever you played Mall Madness:

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Especially if you had a sister who could not stop playing the game.

20. The dulcet tones of the "The Sims" theme song:

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The easier to lull you into spending hours and hours and hours playing it.

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22. Ren and Stimpy (and every friend you had) repeatedly saying "You eeeeeeediot!!"

24. The Doug theme song, which would cause you to come running from every corner of the house:

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In all of its a capella-inspired glory.

26. How the Donkey Kong 64 soundtrack got more and more dramatic the further along you got in the game.

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You knew it was getting serious by the time this music happened.

27. The sound of Stick Stickly singing the Nickelodeon address:

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29. The singing ABC Saturday morning cartoon claymation bumpers:

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30. The cling-clangs and cash register noises that would come from 3D Pinball Space Cadet game:

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MISSION ACCEPTED.

32. The "do-do-do do-do do, whomp" opening sounds of the first Super Mario Brothers level:

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You always felt so hopeful at the beginning.

33. The opening and closing door sounds from AIM... and the alert you set for when your crush came online.

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And the sound of your exciting gasping every single time you got a new message.

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