10 Things From The 90s We Don’t Miss AT ALL


Everyone talks about the 90s and how they miss the “good old times.” Nickelodeon, the Fresh Prince, Seinfeld, Full House, Saved by the Bell…. The list goes on!

But there are a couple of things from the 90s that we’re sure we’re not missing right now in the 2010s.

1. Dial Up Modem

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Remember this? Yeah, our download speeds were literally 1.5kbps. We wonder what’s wrong with our internet when it hits that speed today.

2. AOL CDs

Don’t get me wrong, I love getting mail, but I was up to my neck with these AOL CDs that they mailed out incessantly. Remember when AOL 4.0 came out and we were like, damn this one is better than 3.0? Well, guess what — they all sucked. I used to throw these CDs around for fun until one of them hit my brother (on accident, I should add) and I wasn’t allowed to use the “Internet” for a week. Thanks, AOL.

3. Giant Brick Cell Phones

These things were monstrous. Built like a tank and had the ability to smash through any obstacles with three full swings of your arm. It also gave you +1 to dexterity but -2 for mobility.

4. Boy Bands

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For the longest time, I thought they were singing, “For your back hair, baby.”

5. Macarena

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I think we’ve all had it with the dance and the singing and the motions and the mixing up the steps. It’s never too late to stop.

6. Creed

I am too afraid to put YouTube videos to Creed’s music videos here.

7. Floppy Disks

The save button for the millennials.

8. Frequent Tamagotchi Deaths

I’ve hit that restart button hundreds of times to get a new one. I never did get past that little blob….

9. TV Dinners

Hungry Man and Kid Cuisine for the win…?

10. Cotton-Eyed Joe

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Where did you come from, where did you go? We sure as heck don’t miss you, Cotton-Eyed Joe.

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