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25 Things That Were Just Oh-So-Satisfying To '90s Kids

1. Whenever you’d get the ratio of graham cookie to frosting 100% right when eating your Dunk-a-Roos.

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Nothing was worse than having leftover graham cookie and no frosting!

2. Whenever you’d get a Scholastic Arrow or Troll order form and you’d circle all the books you wanted.

Even if your parents didn't buy them all for you, it was a nice feeling to imagine getting them all.

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Even if your parents didn’t buy them all for you, it was a nice feeling to imagine getting them all.

3. Whenever you’d sing into a fan and hear your voice, which sounded like a cross between Cher in “Believe” and a robot.

Kids today would probably do it with an app on their phone.

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Kids today would probably do it with an app on their phone.

4. Whenever you’d go to the grocery store with your parents and pull a bunch* of coupons from one of these and act like it was money:

*And by bunch I mean ALL of them (unless there was an employee around, at which point you would shyly grab one)!

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*And by bunch I mean ALL of them (unless there was an employee around, at which point you would shyly grab one)!

5. Whenever you’d hide from your parents in one of these while at the department store:

You really felt invisible in one of these!

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You really felt invisible in one of these!

6. Whenever you’d finish drinking out of Solo Jazz cup and you’d write your name on the side of it with your fingernail.

Something about the waxy texture was just so ahhhh.

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Something about the waxy texture was just so ahhhh.

7. Whenever you were able to get the cap back on your Push Pop without getting your fingers all sticky with candy

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Nothing worse than sticky fingers, especially if you couldn’t immediately wash your hands.

8. Whenever Animaniacs

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9. …or The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air came on and you would sing along with the intros perfectly.

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You’re probably singing them in your head now.

10. Whenever you were on the school bus or in your parents’ car and your portable CD player WOULDN’T skip.

It was a good way to start or end the school day!

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It was a good way to start or end the school day!

11. Whenever you would immediately find Waldo…

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12. …or see the hidden image quickly in Magic Eye.

Especially if you spotted it before your siblings or friends.

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Especially if you spotted it before your siblings or friends.

13. Whenever your parents allowed you to go into the store you wanted to go to while at the mall with them.

Especially if they allowed you to go by yourself.

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Especially if they allowed you to go by yourself.

14. Whenever you’d walk through the kids door at Imaginarium and feel like you were entering a magical world.

The. Best.

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The. Best.

15. Whenever you’d get a new Disney VHS tape and immediately organize your entire collection so that it had a flow that only made sense to you.

Nothing like organizing them by favorites or artwork color.

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Nothing like organizing them by favorites or artwork color.

16. Whenever you’d finish using one of these large art cases and you’d put everything back exactly like it originally came:

Just seeing everything laid out neatly made you feel good.

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Just seeing everything laid out neatly made you feel good.

17. Whenever you’d get the straw perfectly into a Capri Sun on the first try.

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There was always a 50/50 chance that you wouldn’t.

18. Whenever it was your turn to pick the movie to rent and Blockbuster actually had the one you wanted.

Especially if it was a new release!

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Especially if it was a new release!

19. And whenever you’d pop the rental VHS tape into the VCR and it was actually rewound.

Even though rewinding it wasn't the end of the world, it was always a little disappointing when you had to do it.

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Even though rewinding it wasn’t the end of the world, it was always a little disappointing when you had to do it.

20. When you’d use the mouse for the first time after giving it a good cleaning.

Also, there was something soothing about cleaning it too.

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Also, there was something soothing about cleaning it too.

21. Whenever you’d make swords linking cubes at school.

And then play-fight your friend with them.

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And then play-fight your friend with them.

22. Whenever you’d bite into a hot Bagel Bite and NOT burn the inside of your mouth.

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Why was it that 9 times out of 10 you would burn the inside of your mouth biting into a Bagel Bite?!

23. Whenever you’d discover that the cable company accidentally gave you a premium channel for free.

Nothing made you happier than finding out you had free HBO or Showtime.

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Nothing made you happier than finding out you had free HBO or Showtime.

24. Whenever you’d turn on the TV Guide Channel and immediately catch the exact channel you were looking for.

Like, it felt like winning the lottery not having to wait for it to scroll all the way through!

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Like, it felt like winning the lottery not having to wait for it to scroll all the way through!

25. And finally, whenever you were successfully able to log onto the internet without being kicked off or having someone telling you they had to use the phone.

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There was nothing better than being online uninterrupted! #TodaysKidsWillNeverUnderstand



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