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22 Things That Just Haven't Been Cool Since The '90s

It's a shame no one trades stickers any more.

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1. Wearing the chunkiest shoes you could get away with to school.

They had to be Hush Puppies, obvs.
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They had to be Hush Puppies, obvs.

2. Crimping your hair so often that it legit almost fell out.

If Mary-Kate and Ashley had crimped hair, you wanted it too.
Disney Channel

If Mary-Kate and Ashley had crimped hair, you wanted it too.

3. Alternatively, tying your hair up using as many glittery clips as you could possibly get your hands on.

It meant you couldn't lie down, but tbh that was OK.
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It meant you couldn't lie down, but tbh that was OK.

4. Managing to get a Blue Peter badge.

This was your ultimate life goal.
Twitter: @jon

This was your ultimate life goal.

5. Or better, getting gunged on Get Your Own Back.

You couldn't think of anything you wanted more.
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You couldn't think of anything you wanted more.

6. Owning a fizzy drink–themed pencil case.

You were a nobody unless you had one of these.
Twitter: @PrimarySklProbs

You were a nobody unless you had one of these.

7. Talking to fake boys on Dream Phone.

There was no better way to spend a Friday night.
Twitter: @SplitTheBills

There was no better way to spend a Friday night.

8. Owning a Tamagotchi and putting a serious amount of effort into keeping it alive.

Wherever you went, your Tamagotchi went too.
Twitter: @arijerkface

Wherever you went, your Tamagotchi went too.

9. Teaching your Furby to speak English.

It wasn't actually possible, but that didn't stop you from trying.
Twitter: @find_listed

It wasn't actually possible, but that didn't stop you from trying.

10. Buying loads of Beanie Babies, and then never playing with them so as to keep them pristine.

You knew you'd make a fortune from them one day.
Twitter: @D4NtheDinosaur

You knew you'd make a fortune from them one day.

11. Fighting endlessly with your friends about who was which Spice Girl.

The blondes among you got very catty over who was Baby.
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The blondes among you got very catty over who was Baby.

12. Owning the biggest Barbie Dreamhouse of all your friends.

Bonus points if you managed to get one with a horse stable in it.
Twitter: @UncannyNegro

Bonus points if you managed to get one with a horse stable in it.

13. Answering every insult with "I know you are, but what am I?"

Aspen Film Society

It was a surefire way to win a fight.

14. Dressing exclusively in denim.

It's a great material – why try any others?
Stefan Rousseau / EMPICS Sports Photo Agency

It's a great material – why try any others?

15. Scheduling your appointments in a Fun Fax.

So professional.
Twitter: @KelsHealthStyle

So professional.

16. Covering your room in teeny tiny troll dolls.

Owning many troll dolls showed that you were very cool.
Twitter: @ShowaTell

Owning many troll dolls showed that you were very cool.

17. Making CDs by downloading music from Napster and then listening to them on your Walkman.

You probably also transported your CDs in a cool CD carrier.
Twitter: @MuuMuse

You probably also transported your CDs in a cool CD carrier.

18. Learning the exact coordinated dance routines to pop songs.

It was all about All Saints, Destiny's Child, and the Sugababes.
John Stillwell / EMPICS Sports Photo Agency

It was all about All Saints, Destiny's Child, and the Sugababes.

19. Owning as much stuff that was simultaneously pink and fluffy as you could.

This was your dream pen.
Paramount Pictures

This was your dream pen.

20. Wearing jelly shoes.

If you were on holiday, you were wearing jelly shoes.
Twitter: @SadieMoorcroft_

If you were on holiday, you were wearing jelly shoes.

21. Collecting stickers.

And trading them at break time.
Twitter: @RosesandRockets

And trading them at break time.

22. And owning a fake baby and getting excited when it peed.

You loved your Baby Born more than your siblings.
Twitter: @RosesandRockets

You loved your Baby Born more than your siblings.