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27 Things All '90s Kids Were Thankful For

Mainly for when your Furby shut up.

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1. Opening a pack of Pokémon cards and finding a shiny card inside.

OMG a Charizard? YES.
Nintendo

OMG a Charizard? YES.

2. When you FINALLY mastered the Carlton from The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air.

NBC

It took some practice.

3. When Mulan was the ULTIMATE Disney Princess and saved all of China.

Disney

The biggest badass ever.

4. Getting a plastic tag protector to make sure your Beanie Babies were in MINT condition.

A bent tag was the worst, right?
amazon.com

A bent tag was the worst, right?

5. That Hallie and Annie set the perfect Parent Trap.

Disney

And also tried Oreos with peanut butter, right?

6. When you achieved the perfect cookie-creme ratio while eating Dunk-a-Roos.

You always left a little at the end to scoop with your finger, right?

7. Having a Gel Pen that magically never quit, for a change.

Why did they never write???
Flickr: rhianswaps / Via Creative Commons

Why did they never write???

8. Collecting ALL the parts to the Inspector Gadget McDonalds toy.

You ate McDonalds for like a month to get them all, but it was worth it.
McDonalds / Disney

You ate McDonalds for like a month to get them all, but it was worth it.

9. Whenever you got a red shell in Mario Kart.

#Winning.
Nintendo

#Winning.

10. FINALLY learning all the words to "C'est La Vie" by B*Witched.

Epic

Pure pop perfection.

11. When you were finally able to see the 3-D image in Magic Eye.

But probably got a headache in the process.

12. The fact your head actually didn't turn into a giant fruit when you ate Gushers.

Betty Crocker

But you still scarfed down the entire pack.

13. Blowing everything off and reading Harry Potter cover-to-cover in one sitting.

But where is my damn Hogwarts letter?
Scholastic

But where is my damn Hogwarts letter?

14. When your mom FINALLY caved and let you buy "... Baby One More Time."

"My loneliness... is killing me..."
Jive

"My loneliness... is killing me..."

15. When you NAILED the middle part. #Blessed

Long hair, don't care.
WB

Long hair, don't care.

16. Role-playing with your friends and ACTUALLY getting to pick your favorite Spice Girl.

fiercegifs.tumblr.com

Posh Spice FTW.

17. Successfully keeping your Tamagotchi alive for longer than a week.

oddmag.com

The best pet ever.

18. When your parents splurged and you could pick any book you wanted from the Scholastic catalog.

~shop til u drop~
Scholastic / Via imremembering.com

~shop til u drop~

19. Making it down the Slip 'N Slide without a rug burn or ripping the plastic.

It. Wasn't. Easy.
Wham-O

It. Wasn't. Easy.

20. Going over to your friend's house and drinking like, a gallon of Kool-Aid.

Kraft

CHUG CHUG CHUG.

21. When Buzz and Woody terrified the crap out of Sid.

SID WAS THE WORST.
Pixar

SID WAS THE WORST.

22. When your choker matched your outfit perfectly...

~FaShIoN~
Fox

~FaShIoN~

23. ... Or when your crush's hair was PERFECTLY spiked and gelled.

Miramax

Crushing HARD.

24. When you were able to finish a Goosebumps story without peeing yourself.

NOPE NOPE NOPE.
Scholastic

NOPE NOPE NOPE.

25. Not creating a spitty mess with your Blo Pen art.

And feeling like Michelangelo.

26. When you put five Warheads in your mouth and the sour sensation FINALLY went away.

SO DAMN SOUR.

27. And finally, when you successfully got your Furby to go to sleep and shut the hell up.

Please. Stop. Talking.
Flickr: beeteeoh / Via Creative Commons

Please. Stop. Talking.

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