How you know you experienced the 90s...


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How you know you experienced the 90s

1) You once used Wella Plum mousse or Sun In on your hair that you thought stylish

2) You thought blue mascara looked good on EVERYONE

3) You could do or tried to do the Prodigy step. You're no good 4 me....

4) You owned or longed for an Adidas three stripe tracksuit

5) You owned a compilation tape with TOP TUNES such as "Mr Vain",
"What is love" and "Rhythm is a dancer" on it

6) Hour long debates on who was better? East 17 or Take That

7) You judged a girl on who she fancied from Take That!(Robbie: you were cool, Gary Barlow: you were not!)

8) For all you die hard East 17 fans: "Outside it's raining, inside it's

9) You owned a pair of Nike Air Max, and wore them to death

10) Going into town with 5, getting the bus there and back, lunch and a Top with it!

11) Running on the spot dancing!

12) You wore leggings/cycling shorts with long t-shirts

13) You owned a Bennetton, NafNaf, sweater shop jumper or waistcoat

14) You owned scrunchies in an array of colours

16) You bought Smash Hits for the song lyrics and the immense amount of stickers that you would stick everywhere!

17) You had a pen pal

18) You watched Sweet Valley High after school,

19) Then on a Saturday afternoon you watched
Catchphrase,Gladiators,Generation Game and
Noels House Party

20) You wore black opaque tights with a wrap round skirt

21) Just 17 and More magazines had the best problem pages

22) 10p crisps, penny sweets and push pops!

23) A grey Fruit of the Loom jumper was a must have

24) Sharkie & George were the crimebusters of the sea

25) Puffa jackets

26) You used the line "it's a free country" every day

27) Do the Bartman "i didn't do it, nobody saw me do it, you can't prove anything"

28) Impulse body spray O2

29) Woodies panda pops were the best thing EVER!

30) Home and Away was a prime time ITV programe watched by millions

31) You had at least one troll

32) You know the dance to Macarena and
Saturday Night. You also tried to scat like Scatman John! Bi bat ba ba da bo...

33) You watched Baywatch and longed for the day that Eddie Sharni got together! You fancied Eddie (Billy Warlock) too! You also enjoyed Mitch Buchanan

34) You watched Byker Grove ha ha ha ha ha ha hah (the theme tune ending), and saw PJ get shot in the eye. You also know every word to 'Why me?'.Yes
its a crying shame.

35) You went into Body Shop to put on Vanilla or White Musk perfumes, Or Boots for So and Charlie Red.

36) Shellsuits & bumbags!

37) You longed to live in Beverley Hills 90210

38) Fruit shaped soaps that usually came from Body Shop for your birthdays

39) You owned the TLC album

40) Fruit salads and black jacks!

41) Strike it lucky on a sunday night with Michael Barrymore when he was straight & married

42) Chain letters

43) You had fake ID

44) You remember Todd in Neighbours

45) You religiously watched Saved by the Bell, and fancied either Zack or Slater.
Maybe even Screech in a weird kinda way??

46) You more than likely lost/nearly lost a wobbly tooth on a wham bar!!

47) Adidas popper trousers! Skirts over trousers

48) Towards the end of the 90's you had army style clothes/combats and yes, they were cool.

49) You danced to The Backstreet Boys, N Sync and Cotton Eyed Joe

50) You owned at least 5 different shades of hair mascara

51) Pop tarts and lucky charms!

52) You wore an assortment of butterfly clips in your hair and had several plastic rubbery bracelets up each arm aka shag bands

53) Silly putty and koosh balls!

54) You collected Premier League Stickers and did swoops at playtime

55) You knew every word to the theme tune from Fresh Prince of Bel Air

56) Hooch Alcoholic Lemonade (where's it gone?!)

57) Spice Girl merchandise, especially the photos

You loved the 90s!! Pass this on and add on anymore that u remember!!



~Catalyst Of the Mind~
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Oh no i think i am the 90's

*Punches self in Face*

Towards the end of the 90's you had army style clothes/combats and yes, they were cool.
(are always cool, haven't taken then off since)


Flinging Fab at you!
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Continuum said:
Went to a Rave in 1992...woke up in 2000!

Can't remember anything...:icry:

Me too.... :ibiggrin: If that was the 90's in that list, then I missed it.


There's a gnu in my squat
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Emufaery, I was doing the late 20s/early 30s thing in the 90s, and ye gods I did it to the hilt. Who are these Back Street Boys of whom you speak?


happy juice
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straight outta crowthorne
JPsychodelicacy said:
"Mr Vain" and "Rhythm Is A Dancer" were the same track with different words, weren't they?


ahhhh... i wondered why i always used to get them mixed up...

emufaery said:
55) You knew every word to the theme tune from Fresh Prince of Bel Air

i still know all the words to that, a fact of which i am very proud :icool:


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inside miszt's head
I absolutly didnt where leggings or tights in the 90's, 80's or 2k, and I really hope I never will, unless I move to the arktik, in which case fuk social-aestetik boundriez its freezing :iconfused

werent shell-suits 80's? I seem to remeber evryone taking the piss out of them in the 90's, espcially that bright pink one whatz-er-name wore on neigbourz :lol:


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fucking Chain Letters, haha
how strange, I was thinking the other day 'what ever happened to Andrew O' Connor?'

no really, i was



never mind the teapot
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with the fairies
Those digi-pet things you could keep on a key ring and you had to feed and play with or they'll beep annoyingly at you.


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leminge said:
24) Sharkie & George were the crimebusters of the sea

used to be the best thing on tv by a country mile

your that french for a womans naughty bits?


Free spirit, lost soul.
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Kolob, in the twinkling of an eye.
Boys had hair curtains.

Girls 'did' the Rachel cut.

You moshed to Smells Like Teen Spirit and/or always now nod your head furiously to the guitar solo in Bohemian Rhapsody a la Wayne's World.

You loved Wayne's World.

You owned a James Seven long-sleeved T-shirt with hippy flower on it.

You debated fiercely over who was better; Oasis or Blur.

You remember Menswear.

You can recall wistfully the time when Mars Bars cost 20p and Marathons 21p, and Opal fruits were Opal Fruits not fucking Starburst.

You can also recall - perhaps even more wistfully - a time when there was no such thing as reality TV.

You know who Hufty is.

You once had a crush on Mulder.

You remember a time when Top Shop clothes and Gola trainers Just Weren't Cool.

You remember the Chart Show and used to video tape your favourite promo's.

You will always remember what you were doing the night Diana died.

Erm....that's all I can think of just now. :lol: :goodthre: