11 Things That 90s Kids Miss About Their Childhood

11 Things That 90s Kids Miss About Their Childhood

Throwback to when things were so much simpler.
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Growing up in the 90s was a blessing and a curse. We got to see some of the greatest tv shows, toys, and fashion trends. A lot has changed since then, and I think I speak for most 90s kids when I say that I'm disappointed in how kids grow up now-a-days. We grew up begging to go outside and ride bikes, while kids now throw tantrums for iPads. When it became easier to entertain children, we lost that part of childhood where we are supposed to get bruised and scrapped up from having the best times of our lives. I fear that these kids will never experience what a childhood is meant to be: a time for exploration, imagination, and interaction. So here are some great 90s trends and things from our childhood. Take notes kids.

1. Hippity Hop

This was a toy originally invented in the 60s but came back in the 90s with plenty of infomercials to influence us kids.

2. Magna Doodle

This was our version of an iPad as a kid. If we were bored in a doctor's office, this is what we brought.

3. Wonder Ball

These were the holy grails of the 90s! What's better than a huge chocolate ball with more candy inside?

4. The "Coat Tied Around Your Waist"

Remember when this was for convenience and possibly the biggest trend? Now it's an "edgy" style.

5. The Original Gameboy

Forget the iPhone, this was the best selling electronic out there! Pretty sure I still have mine somewhere!

6. The Original Cartoon Network

What happened to the original Teen Titans, Scooby Doo, and Tom and Jerry? Seriously, what happened to the good shows? Teen Titans, Go is actually such a rip off and ridiculous. It's sad to think that there will never be a new, slightly distorted episode of Tom and Jerry.

7. Pick Up Sticks

This is the best game to play when it was raining outside. It was so simple and easy. That's another thing I miss about the 90s.

8. Handheld CD Players

I never felt cooler than when my dad let me use his CD player to listen to a Metallica CD. We used to have to carry around a case full of CDs to change albums. That was the real struggle.

9. Mouse Trap


This was possibly the most fun board game around. It had all sorts of contraptions and quirky things.

10. Tamagotchi


This was the first step when possibly getting a pet. We loved it but hated it at the same time, because it would need your attention at the most inconvenient times. And if you left it alone for more than 2 hours, you killed it. Now that's how we learned responsibility.

11. Etch A Sketch


Some people can make real art on these things but I could never get past the spaghetti phase.


There are hundreds of more items that could be added to this list. Things were so simple, and I wish that my nine-year-old sister had some of these things to make her childhood better — not to say that it isn't good already, but I loved these things as a kid. They made my childhood, and most 90s kids' childhoods, so memorable.

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Fact: If you watch "New Girl," you love Nick Miller.

You can't help it. He's an adorable, lovable mess of a man and you look forward to seeing him and his shenanigans each week. While living the infamous and incomparable life of Nick Miller, and obviously Julius Pepperwood— he has learned many valuable laws of the land. And, although Nick refuses to learn anything from anyone besides his mysterious, old Asian friend Tran, he does have a few lessons he'd like to teach us.

Here are 35 facts of life according to 'Nick Milla Nick Milla':

1. Drinking keeps you healthy.

"I'm not gonna get sick. No germ can live in a body that is 65% beer."

2. Dinosaurs never existed.

"I don't believe dinosaurs existed. I've seen the science. I don't believe it."


3. A paper bag is a bank.

"A bank is just a paper bag but with fancier walls."


4. Having sex is similar to delivering mail.

"I'm like a mailman, except instead of mail it's hot sex that I deliver."

5. Moonwalking is a foolproof way to get out of any awkward situation.

Jess (about Nick): "Now he won't even talk to me. I saw him this morning and he just panic moonwalked away from me. He does that sometimes."

6. Using a movie reference is also a great way.

Cece: "Come on, get up!"

Nick: "No, I don't dance. I'm from that town in "Footloose."

7. There's no reason to wash towels.

Nick: "I don’t wash the towel. The towel washes me. Who washes a towel?"

Schmidt: "You never wash your towel?"

Nick: "What am I gonna do? Wash the shower next? Wash a bar of soap?"

8. Exes are meant to be avoided at all costs (especially if/unless they're Caroline)

"I don't deal with exes, they're part of the past. You burn them swiftly and you give their ashes to Poseidon."

9. IKEA furniture is not as intimidating as it looks.

"I'm building you the dresser. I love this stuff. It's like high-stakes LEGOs."

10. You don't need forks if you have hands.

Jess: "That's gross. Get a fork, man."

Nick: "I got two perfectly good forks at the end of my arms!"

11. Sex has a very specific definition.


"It's not sex until you put the straw in the coconut."

12. Doors are frustrating.

"I will push if I want to push! Come on! I hate doors!"

13. All booze is good booze.

"Can I get an alcohol?"

14. ...unless it's weak booze.

"Schmidt, that is melon flavored liquor! That is 4-proof! That is safe to drink while you're pregnant!"

15. Writers are like pregnant women.

Jess: "You know what that sound is? It's the sound of an empty uterus."

Nick: "I can top that easily. I'm having a hard time with my zombie novel."

Jess: "Are you really comparing a zombie novel to my ability to create life?"

Nick: "I'm a writer, Jess. We create life."

16. All bets must be honored.

"There is something serious I have to tell you about the future. The name of my first-born child needs to be Reginald VelJohnson. I lost a bet to Schmidt."

17. Adele's voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus.

"Adele is amazing."

18. Beyoncé is extremely trustworthy.

"I'd trust Beyoncé with my life. We be all night."

19. Fish, on the other hand, are not.


“Absolutely not. You know I don’t trust fish! They breathe water. That's crazy!"

20. Bar mitzvahs are terrifying.

Schmidt: "It's a bar mitzvah!"

Nick: "I am NOT watching a kid get circumcised!"

21. ...so are blueberries.

Jess: "So far, Nick Miller's list of fears is sharks, tap water, real relationships..."

Nick: "And blueberries."

22. Take your time with difficult decisions. Don't be rash.


Jess: "You care about your burritos more than my children, Nick?"

Nick: "You're putting me in a tough spot!"

23. Getting into shape is not easy.

"I mean, I’m not doing squats or anything. I’m trying to eat less donuts."

24. We aren't meant to talk about our feelings.

"If we needed to talk about feelings, they would be called talkings."


25. We're all a little bit too hard on ourselves.

"The enemy is the inner me."

26. Freezing your underwear is a good way to cool off.


"Trust me, I'm wearing frozen underpants right now and I feel amazing. I'm gonna grab some old underpants and put a pair into the freezer for each of you."

27. Public nudity is normal.

"Everbody has been flashed countless times."

28. Alcohol is a cure-all.


"You treat an outside wound with rubbing alcohol. You treat an inside wound with drinking alcohol."

29. Horses are aliens.

"I believe horses are from outer-space."


30. Turtles should actually be called 'shell-beavers.'

Jess: "He calls turtles 'shell-beavers."

Nick: "Well, that's what they should be called."

31. Trench coats are hot.


"This coat has clean lines and pockets that don't quit, and it has room for your hips. And, when I wear it, I feel hot to trot!"


32. Sparkles are too.

"Now, my final bit of advice, and don't get sensitive on this, but you've got to change that top it's terrible and you've got to throw sparkles on. Sparkles are in. SPARKLES ARE IN."

33. Introspection can lead to a deeper knowing of oneself.

"I'm not convinced I know how to read. I've just memorized a lot of words."


34. It's important to live in the moment.

"I know this isn't gonna end well but the middle part is gonna be awesome."


35. Drinking makes you cooler.

Jess: "Drinking to be cool, Nick? That's not a real thing."

Nick: "That's the only thing in the world I know to be true."

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