back to top

17 Ways We're Still Living In The '90s

Who needs reunions when the best parts of the decade never really went away? Take an even closer look with the National Geographic Channel's three-night event The '90s: The Last Great Decade?, continuing tonight at 9/8c.

Posted on

1. We're still addicted to games on screens won with our thumbs.

2. Jurassic Park gave us a good scare, but dinosaurs still pose a real threat to this day.

3. We still use giant landline phones at the office.

There's probably still a fax machine too!

4. Monochromatic pattern sets...

6. ...and crop tops galore.

apairandaspare / (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 66755335@N05

7. We still lose sleep over which screen saver to pick, except now it's called a "lock screen," and it's on your phone.

8. The slang still sticks. Fully.

9. We're still watching these guys on an actual TV set:

Columbia TriStar / Everett Collection
Warner Bros. / Everett Collection

10. And crushing relentlessly hard on four of these particular Mouseketeers:

Buena Vista Television / Everett Collection

11. In our hearts, Pluto is still a perfectly legit planet in the solar system.

12. Sexting is essentially just an easier way to execute the supremely '90s concept of:

13. You're still referring to Russia as The Soviet Union.

Dennis Jarvis / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Via Flickr: archer10

14. Dawson Leery's cry-face is talked about more today than it was when he was still a student at Capeside.

Warner Bros. / Via

15. Michael Jackson just released new music.

16. The spinning rainbow ball is nothing more than the new "blue screen of death."

17. And this is where you turn when you need advice:

Alan Levine / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: cogdog