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Did someone say fluro?

Win a trip to Latin America - Sunglasses recommended for this 90s action

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During the ‘90s, Contiki did some pretty sweet stuff – we started travelling in across Canada, we did in-depth regional tours of Spain and Italy, began cruising the Mediterranean, crossed up into Eastern Europe and added both New York and Hawaii to our list of destinations.

We just did it in some, let’s say “unforgettable” clothes…

90s fashions

Seriously? So much fluro! And denim! Good god man!

The ‘90s also saw Contiki take on the digital world with the launch of our first ever webpage - that’s right we were officially in “cyber space”.

90s tech

So it may not look like the snazziest piece of technology, but for its time it was pretty flash with tour search, tour meeting rooms, electronic postcards & even video travelogues.

We also launched our first ever Contiki video – this was pre YouTube and pre DVD. Yes, this was a VHS, that you could ‘borrow’ for the weekend (Ah what?).

Contiki VHS

These days things have certainly changed here at Contiki HQ, and we continue to lead the market always bringing you bigger and better things - like our new innovative Tour MeetUps or this awesome new feed The Exchange, keeping you up to date on all fun things travel.

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Comments (403)

  • JamesA

    JamesA

    over 2 years ago

    The VHS, rewinding those was a huge pain.

  • Rho.Ph15

    Rho.Ph15

    over 2 years ago

    you really cant beat the fluro! Cant say i miss it though...!

  • rahnawyn

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad we left dial-up internet behind! *beep beep boop boop whirr whirr beep boop boop* (fifteen minutes later...) "Oh good, the internet finally opened!" (Someone calls...) "Ugh, the internet's back down."

  • Ashlea

    Ashlea

    over 2 years ago

    Slick back hair in a pony with two massive long pieces of hair left out in the front.

  • TalissaB

    TalissaB

    over 2 years ago

    I was a toddler/tween during the 90's but I'd do anything for my mother to have never let me wear denim overalls, it wasn't a good look even for a 3 year old haha

  • Matt

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    over 2 years ago

    Buffalos

  • Luke81

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    over 2 years ago

    Hypercolour shirts... they were hideous.

  • Ashlea

    Ashlea

    over 2 years ago

    Because it wasn't a good look.

  • Explorer1315282

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    over 2 years ago

    I am definitely glad to have left behind by VCR player! It would take forever to rewind through to the start, and the tape would often get stuck in the player and ruin my favourite movies! Disaster! So glad for DVD players now, and so happy I can record my trips on a camera and put the clips straight on my laptop - no lost travel footage for me!

  • Scott

    Scott

    over 2 years ago

    Sorry Sega Master System & Mega Drive but I'm glad you have been left behind.. mostly because your games gave me a ghost-like tan and probably severe Vitamin D deficiency- I'll remember all the good times though!

  • SamOrtiz

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    over 2 years ago

    I was definitely glad to see have butterfly clips and different colored lip liner not continue to the 2000s. They were bad enough when they were cool. (I definitely have school pictures with the clips in my hair....)

  • Katwyeth

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    over 2 years ago

    fluro scrunchies - or just scrunchies in general were so comfy, but so hideous!

  • budeenookoo

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    over 2 years ago

    Sounds so good, would love to experience Iguassu Falls one day, hear it's split across three countries!!

  • genyd

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    over 2 years ago

    cassette tapes - so annoying having to flip half way through an album!

  • Meggles

    Meggles

    over 2 years ago

    Pretty stoked to have left the fluro leggings, slouch socks and Apple Pie shoes teamed with a fluro ploarfleece or jacket from a taslon tracksuit- that sentence right there should explain it all!! Wrong on SO many levels, and photos that one should NEVER have to look back on. Although you were pretty cool if you had one of those fluro sunhats with the neck flap that could be velcroed up, and the sunnies with the fluro arms (doubly cool if you had a matching cord!) and those highlighter drink bottles with the white pictures on them and the cup that sat on the top!!

  • TravellingLad

    TravellingLad

    over 2 years ago

    Parachute Pants. Leave them in the 90s with MC Hammer, where they belong.

  • Heidi

    Heidi

    over 2 years ago

    CHOKERS! those ugly black necklaces girls (and sometimes guys) wore around their necks that looked like dog collars.

  • Anneli

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    over 2 years ago

    I definitely do not miss having Cassette Tapes getting "eaten" by the player and having to wind them back up again!

  • Candy

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    over 2 years ago

    the discman really had to go, not only was it bulky but jumped most of the time. not worth the bother!!

  • SharynD1986

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    over 2 years ago

    matching denim jackets with denim jeans.... denim overload! ... and the old VHS, remember the saying "be kind rewind".....it felt like it took just as long to rewind as it did to watch the video!

  • Krystal

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    over 2 years ago

    The scrunchie was a bit bunchie and way too muchie.

  • Explorer1315093

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    over 2 years ago

    I was so over cassette tapes! Every time you taped over them (off the radio, well before the days of the mp3 download) they just got worse and worse! And it was always so hard to get the start of the song after the stupid DJ stopped talking.

  • Allyogorman1

    Allyogorman1

    over 2 years ago

    I was glad to see the end of the era of the CARGO PANTS.. how that trend ever came to be I have NO clue!

  • arax

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad we left the dial-up modem behind. Waiting for it to connect was quite a pain (there was time to get homework done while waiting ha), and also, should someone need to use the phone or someone called through (handphones were not that widespread back then), connections would be lost again and again - depending on how many people tried to get you :<

  • Explorer1119361

    Explorer1119361

    over 2 years ago

    I was glad to see the end of the high wasted styrup pants! Ewe I can believe we wore them! They make you look feral and make your bum look HUGE!

  • Smooth79

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    over 2 years ago

    Shell suits, at the time i thought they were the amazing. In fact looking back they were ugly things and highly flammable!

  • katebee

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad the horrendous hairstyles are gone...well, atleast for the most
    part.

  • Serena

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    over 2 years ago

    It has to be the “skater look” of the 90s and I'm so glad it ain't coming back. Greasy hair slicked back, Vans sneakers, baggy pants with their boxers sticking out-- in the 90s skaters were everywhere and considered “hot”. I am glad the unwashed look is no longer in.

  • Erin

    Erin

    over 2 years ago

    i'd change nothing loved the awkward fashion, girl bands and pokemon!!

  • Renee

    Renee

    over 2 years ago

    I am so glad those big Spice Girl platform/sneaker shoes got left behind, I cant even imagine people wearing them in 2012 since they were so heavy and it looked like people who wore them (including myself) bodies were out of balance with their feet hahaha, I'm also glad the big cellphones with antennas are so left behind those things were just an eyesore and accident waiting to happen

  • Kloe

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad we left the walkman behind, as my cd's always used to skip no matter how still I kept it! Thankfully these days we have iPods :)

  • Lacey

    Lacey

    over 2 years ago

    For some reason I owned matching pink and grey tie-dyed shorts and T-shirt. It was so hideous and disgusting yet my mother forced me to wear it. I was only ten years old, I had no power when it came to those horrible threads!

  • Explorer1196059

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    over 2 years ago

    Id have to say i am glad to get rid of floppy disc's!!
    they were a pain with computers!
    thank god for USB sticks!

  • Kirstin

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    over 2 years ago

    PVC plastic bright coloured glitter sandles/shoes! And the "snap band" snap on watch............... Mum used to make me wear the sandles as a child.... and man they gave BAD blisters and SMELLY feet!! As for my watch.. I think I spent more time snapping it on and off.. rather then learning to read the time..

  • Explorer1198473

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    over 2 years ago

    Dial up Internet on Windows 95. I remember it was hard for us kids to sneak on the Internet at home and use ICQ or Mirc to chat to eachother after school because when you connected you A) had to make sure the TV was up or our parents were far enough away not to hear all the beeps and static noises while it slowly connected and B) if you got that far, you better hope they don't try and make a phone call because of course in those days it blocked the only phone line in the house and if they picked up the phone they could hear the beeps and buzz sounds and you were caught out! Good times!! :)

  • Kronjie

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm so glad to have left the VHS behind, because mine used to get taped over! Every time my video got left in the player, dad would tape the cricket on it. Poor Winnie the Pooh! Thank god for DVDs and Foxtel IQ!

  • Jem

    Jem

    over 2 years ago

    Disposable cameras, because now with digital I can see what I'm taking a photo of, I dont have to get all my millions of travel photos developed and I can make photo books!

  • Meggles

    Meggles

    over 2 years ago

    One thing that SHOULD have been left in the 90's but somehow missed the memo Sneans!!!!!

  • RazzleDazzle

    RazzleDazzle

    over 2 years ago

    Bomber Jackets and Boys of London jeans... cool at THAT time only. :)

  • curliecue

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    over 2 years ago

    my esprit patterned leggings and matching simplified tops that i wore every day. all the bulky technology, like that camcorder in the picture...my mom tortured herself with the weight of that thing on her shoulder cause she wanted to film us kids so much while my dad was on business trips. ridiculous.

  • outasite

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    over 2 years ago

    I am really glad to have left behind the VHS tapes and VCRs. My first VCR was bought on a payment plan for over 800.00 and my children decided it looked like a toaster and, within a month of purchase, put a big fat peanut butter sandwich in it. Needless to say, repairs on this monster were astronomical. Im glad for d.v.d players now because my grandson cannot fit anything bigger than paper in it. What a savings for us!

  • Jem

    Jem

    over 2 years ago

    Disposable cameras, because now I don't have to wait to get my millions of travel photos developed, I can see what I'm taking a photo of and I can make photo books!

  • Kimmi

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    over 2 years ago

    Cassette Tapes and Walkman's. The Walkman's were so bulky and difficult to carry around, especially since I was 5-10 years old!!! As for the cassette tapes, rewinding to hear your favourite song was a great test of your patience, on the bright side, it always made your music sweeter!!!

  • Anthraxitus

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    over 2 years ago

    VHS tapes

  • Kat2411

    Kat2411

    over 2 years ago

    The tape deck cassette player.... 'skipping' songs was a lot more taxing back then!

  • Explorer1358551

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    over 2 years ago

    I remember a time when the 'cool boys' wore bright red and blue Hawaiian shirts and cargo pants.. I wonder if this was a trend world wide? Or just little New Zealand :) sooo glad its over! Hawaiian shirts should only be worn in Hawaii and cargo pants are only worn by people who also carry swiss army knifes!

  • Melliegrubber

    Melliegrubber

    over 2 years ago

    Really clunky shoes. They were huge and heavy (but I secretly wanted them)

  • Explorer1358551

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    over 2 years ago

    I remember when the 'cool guys' at my school wore bright red and blue Hawaiian shirts and cargo pants. - so glad this is over! Hawaiian shirts should only be worn in Hawaii and cargo pants are only worn by people who also carry a swiss army knife!

  • Rhiannon

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    over 2 years ago

    The ENORMOUS platform shoes that were made popular by The Spice Girls! They were just dangerous!

  • Charmaine

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    over 2 years ago

    Fluro zink. Not cool on your face, less cool smeared on your clothes!

  • beckyperren

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    over 2 years ago

    This was a tough one, but it has to be my neon green 'bum-bag'- which for the benefit of anyone reading this who is not in the UK is also called a fanny pack (US, Canada), belt pack (US), belly bag (US), Buffalo pouch (US), hip sack (US), waist bag (US), cangurera (Mexico), koala (Venezuela),banano (South America), pochete (Brazil) or moon bag (South Africa)! .... Functional: yes, but so is a bag. Flattering: no. Target for muggers: probably! I hope it's one trend that doesn't come back in fashion!

  • KP22

    KP22

    over 2 years ago

    Disposible cameras. Everytime you went on vacation you would have to try to figure out how many you would need and you couldn't tell how the photos came out.

  • Serena

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    over 2 years ago

    I grew up in the 90s and whenever I saw pictures of my parents, my mom always had on these crazy 'mommy jeans' which were worn way above the waist and usually light colored and pleated on the front with blouses tucked right into the waistband. How did something so hideous become so fashionable? The economy was pretty good in the 90s, the internet was just starting to boom too and yet these fashion disasters crept in.

  • Clare89

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    over 2 years ago

    Film Cameras - thank goodness for digital!! Now my friends and I can take lots of useless photos!

  • barbarella

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    over 2 years ago

    Kriss Kross. Enough said.

  • Samara

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely Hypercolour t-shirts!!! So fun when i was younger but gee they were ugly. So glad i don't see them on people now.

  • bozalina

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    over 2 years ago

    I am so happy to not have the discman anymore!! You didnt even have to bump it for it to skip!! Imagine plugging that into the contiki bus stereo instead of an ipod/mp3 player... it would take from Lucerne to Paris to finish the day song!! :)

  • AmberJ

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    over 2 years ago

    that guys short shorts and mullet!

  • Sarah

    Sarah

    over 2 years ago

    Crimped hair!! Oh, it was awful, like "Perm 2.0". All the height, all the horror, but without the long term commitment.

  • Samara13

    Samara13

    over 2 years ago

    There are 2 things I am grateful most people have left in the 90s - men with mullets (let's be honest, it's not sexy boys!) and the good ol' scrunchie! I laugh my a** off every time I go through old photo's from the 90s and see photo's of myself with a pony tail on top of my head with a fluro scrunchie! Mum, what were you THINKING!?

  • Liam

    Liam

    over 2 years ago

    i reckon everything! should of left it

  • Christie...

    Christie...

    over 2 years ago

    The outfit that has unfortunately turned up in every one of my 90s photos: bandannas, bare midriffs, and baggy 3/4 cargo pants. Woah too much style in one polaroid. (I can't mention my jelly sandals if I still love them can I?)

  • krpotter

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    over 2 years ago

    VHS and Casette tapes! First world problems, but rewinding that shit was a pain!!

  • MusicAndRealm

    MusicAndRealm

    over 2 years ago

    I miss cassette tapes because I always used it when I sang on the stage. I never forgot when I sang using cassette tape then music was lost. Hehehe. But guess what? I won even the music was lost because the judges love my voice without music. :)

  • Coffs

    Coffs

    over 2 years ago

    Alex the Kid and the Sega Master System!!!

    Wait, on second thoughts that's what the 90's was all about....

  • Ravery

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    over 2 years ago

    Old brick-like cellphones, mine was so large it even had a stand up charger like a portable phone!

  • Serena

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    over 2 years ago

    'Shoulder pads' (shudders at the very thought of them) - It seemed like all my aunts, my mom and her friends and the women in my neighborhood had this. l always hated them. Why would a lady want to look like she has buff shoulders?

  • Mark

    Mark

    over 2 years ago

    gotta be dial up for sure

  • illy

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely cassettes! trying to find the one song you wanted to hear took forever, Thank god for ipods!

  • Explorer1386688

    Explorer1386688

    over 2 years ago

    Penny loafers and the rats tail... yummy... I mean yuck yuck yuck ha and then there was plaid pants!

  • jenjen

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad to have left tamagochi's in the 90's,because these days I actually leave my room instead of getting addicted to feeding a fake pet.Leaving my room = seeing the world!

  • Janineonajourney

    Janineonajourney

    over 2 years ago

    Growing up as a youngster in the 90s I am going to have to admit that my idols where the spice girls :( shame on me. From the ridiculous wedges to the baby pigtails and sparkly dresses I wore them all and have since thrown them away and all I ask is please fashion world don't bring them back!!!!

  • Luke

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm just glad Beverly Hills 90210 isn't on anymore!

  • NicoleB

    NicoleB

    over 2 years ago

    The teased, puffy bang!!! AWEFUL!

  • NicoleB

    NicoleB

    over 2 years ago

    The teased, puffy bang! AWEFUL!!!

  • Explorer1320313

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    over 2 years ago

    Necklaces with your name on a grain of rice - pretty pricey for something you got at a shop kiosk. Which meant if you had one, the girls were definitely feelin' the swag!

  • Janineonajourney

    Janineonajourney

    over 2 years ago

    Lycra and Overalls - no matter who you are, these are two items that are just not sexy.

  • AlexG

    AlexG

    over 2 years ago

    the VHS!!! and shoulder pads lol i feel like my grandmother wearing shoulder pads and and VHS because recording and rewinding was a pain in the butt! lol

  • pampee89

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    over 2 years ago

    I am so happy that Doc Martins were left back in the 90's these are the most god awful fashion statement anyone could have had the misfortune of donning in there wardrobe... Glad that these were finally reported to the FASHION POLICE!!!

  • Amanda1

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    over 2 years ago

    Hawaiian shirts, skater belts, rainbow knee length socks, denim on denim with big platform shoes like the spice girls! The decade for the original Boy and girl bands! Everyone wanting a haircut like Rachel from friends! Crash Bandicoot on Playstation! Everyone wanting a Furby or a supersoaker! The last generation that probably knows that having fun is going outside and not sitting around on technology all day! The ninetys shouldn't be forgotten it should be embraced! :)

  • JillyBeans

    JillyBeans

    over 2 years ago

    I am thankful to leave "scrunchies" behind. I mean really, so much fabric and froof - it was impossible to twist it perfectly to find a balance between your pony-tail being limp & ineffective and having it so tight you practically gave yourself a DIY facelift... Thank god for the modern hair tye!

  • Rachael

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm so glad we left behind the computer graphics of the 90's, I mean at the time I thought my computer games & sega games were hardcore but yay to the graphics being believable nowadays haha

  • EmmaV25

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    over 2 years ago

    i was glad to leave tensil jeans and double denim behind (even though some people have since tried to bring back double denim!!) wearing matching burgundy tensil pants with a burgundy tensil box-style jacket while playing bubsy and aladdin on sega megadrive....HOT!

  • tjarvis89

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm happy that bike pants have been well and truly left in the 90s! When I look back at my childhood photos it looks like my mother stockpiled bulk bike pants from Best & Less in every colour and print for me to team with a baggy t-shirt. Thanks mum!

  • tjarvis89

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd be happy if I never saw a scrunchie again! Why, oh why, did we all think they were the bomb-diggity in the school yard?

  • Hannah

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad that the technology of hair perming seems to predominately be restricted to only those over the age of 75

  • aequitas

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    over 2 years ago

    all of it it was so bad fluro, rave, it just did not feel like it had its own style it was just a mismash of other decades

  • Serena

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    over 2 years ago

    I am guilty of this fashion faux pas and now that I come to think of it, when did I ever look good in a 'Poncho'.
    The time I wore it to school on my birthday - NO
    The time I wore it to the Beach - NO
    The time I wore it to a party - NO

    Darn, this would explain why I didn't have too many friends during my childhood. While I thought I looked pretty hot, people thought otherwise.
    (Yes, all those photographs of my in my poncho are now burnt)

  • Moreen

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    over 2 years ago

    MacGyver, Anaconda the movie and cabbage patch dolls...

  • Jessevans

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    over 2 years ago

    The Casseste tape! hate having to rewind and turn over, but sad, that it was so easy to make mixed taped of your favourite songs!

  • NicoleAlison

    NicoleAlison

    over 2 years ago

    Im so glad Bike shorts are no longer in fashion! and I dont mean the ones that people wear riding bikes! Me and my sister used to live in mid thigh length brightly coloured/Patterned bike shorts, I dont know what my mum was thinking buying them for us lol

  • Explorer1376059

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    over 2 years ago

    Two things -
    - The black and white Game-Boy and Pokemon game. It was like carrying around a library book, and
    - The Furbee. The thing was so irritating, randomly spoke at odd times and always looked like it was watching me - it was just plain creepy!

  • Sammy88

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    over 2 years ago

    Spice Girls - EVERYTHING SPICE GIRLS!! The platforms, CDs, VHS of their tours taped from tv lol, the brand clothes..... looking back shame!! but at the time thought I was deadly haha -.-

  • Jake92

    Jake92

    over 2 years ago

    Snap Pants! they were cool then (apparently) but fingers crossed they never come back in fashion!

  • sarahjw

    sarahjw

    over 2 years ago

    Glad to say goodbye to televisions with the huge box at the back! hello plasma!

  • John

    John

    over 2 years ago

    For me it has to be HAMMER pants! These pants were hilariously goofy, and so was the dancing that went along with them :)

  • Sammy88

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    over 2 years ago

    My natural 'Ranga' hair.... was not allowed to dye it as a child in the 90s.... Now happily able to do so ;) haha

  • HUTCHA

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    over 2 years ago

    Hypercolout T shirts they're dead never to return!

  • Luca

    Luca

    over 2 years ago

    I can't say I'll miss AskJeeves. With his pin-stripe suit, red tie and overly British demeanor, it was like asking advice from a pitiable butler. "Jolly good query, sir."

  • missbee

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    over 2 years ago

    Dial up internet... waiting... waiting... waiting... waiting... eat lunch... waiting... waiting... oh hello internet you've finally connected!

  • doctau

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad to have left behind film cameras - needing to be so careful taking photos because of the limited number meant you missed out on getting those spontaneous ones perfectly capturing you moment on adventure and wonder when travelling

  • christineking

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    over 2 years ago

    Goodbye Walkmans! Now I don't need two hands to carry around my tunes with me!

  • HayleyM

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    over 2 years ago

    I don't miss any of it! Bring it all back, the colour, the patterns, the weirdness. It's a hell of a lot more interesting than todays clothes, and more comfy to.

  • Explorer1177359

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    over 2 years ago

    I was young in the 90's so apart from all the hideous floral matching clothes I was dressed in, I would have to be most glad to have left the slap bracelet in the 90's.....cos damn they hurt!

  • angelica

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm so glad that cassette tapes are now over. Aside from being costly, there are times that the tapes get jumbled up that u have to pull them out till you've reached the JUMBLED area. And you have to use your fingers or a pen to roll them in again. Such an effort :D

  • Ilang

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    over 2 years ago

    Walkman, Discman, Dial up connections - im glad all are left in the 90's. But the most annoying thing in the 90's was... Barney The Purple Dinosaur! ICK!!! Soo glad that dark age is over :-)

  • Explorer1327312

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    over 2 years ago

    The fluro C-Shirt zip up body suits that you wore swimming! Painful and ugly! I remember being forced to wear it through my childhood in the 90's n even crying because I didn't want to wear it haha not only did it look terrible but sand would get inside your suit and rub into a rash! I still cringe at the thought of it lol My Aunty actually invented the C-Shirt brand god love her! Cheers lol

  • elvalenna5

    elvalenna5

    over 2 years ago

    Hammer pants, side ponytails and scrunchies.

  • JustPez

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    over 2 years ago

    The old bulky mobiles and wired telephones, although they did give a pretty solid bicep workout!

  • Explorer1111755

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    over 2 years ago

    Boom boxes. Thank Steve Jobs for iPad's- phone and music all in one!

  • misashi

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    over 2 years ago

    Have to say floppy disc/diskettes. Had to really stack them up for any useful program for the PC in the 90s, now it's all thumbdrives and smaller too!

  • Melanie Weaver

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad dial up internet is gone. Every time someone rang you would get disconnected from the internet !!

  • tiaCris

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    over 2 years ago

    Zip drives and big Hair!

  • xbee

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    over 2 years ago

    Glad to see that overalls have stayed in the 90's and not made a comeback yet! You can wear them high, low or one strap unbuttoned but you still can't make them cool. I still hold a secret grudge against my mum for making me wear them to school. I'm all over the end of overalls!

  • gadey240

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    over 2 years ago

    Jelly Shoes! sweat fest! cant believe they are back....

  • AmyPhoto

    AmyPhoto

    over 2 years ago

    Although I think they made a comeback, neon spandex shorts and pants! And although they sounded good, cassette tapes were frustrating because they'd always get jumbled and break. But still great times!! :)

  • Becmo

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    over 2 years ago

    Bike pants, because they are just wayyy too much information.

  • Katy

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    over 2 years ago

    Their are so many things! Cassette tapes and VHS, rewinding was awful and it was ruined if the tape got tangled.Floppy discs, I always lost my data. FInally, dial-up internet. I don't even have to tell you why.

  • Kyles and Ben

    Kyles and Ben

    over 2 years ago

    The Denim outfits and spiky fringes that no girl should ever be put through...trust me i have the pictures to prove it!!! :)

  • Becmo

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    over 2 years ago

    Shoulder pads. Why? Just look at Elaine from Seinfeld.

  • AmyPhoto

    AmyPhoto

    over 2 years ago

    Also, extremely happy that cell phones were more popular and took over for pagers! Especially the ones that couldn't accept text. Most people didn't have cells so it was silly to have a pager unless you were a doctor, etc.

  • Explorer1223813

    Explorer1223813

    over 2 years ago

    Blue stone washed high waisted jeans. Not flattering at all!

  • Kiah

    Kiah

    over 2 years ago

    Slap bands, purely annoying!

  • Michael

    Michael

    over 2 years ago

    I am glad to have left the zach morris cell phone as well as bright color sweat suits !!!

  • Candice

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    over 2 years ago

    Was this just a South Africa thing? Or was it just my family? - Guys wearing super-short, super-thin, lumo running shorts to social occasions. Please no!!

  • KylieJ

    KylieJ

    over 2 years ago

    Ha ha, definitely the CARS! My first car was a 1990 Holden Commodore. I was finally free from the restraints of 'bumming' lifts from my family and friends!!! BUT... my precious beast had something wrong with it that nobody could figure out, and it stalled every couple of kilometers. I was so excited by my new-found independence though, and I couldn't just give that up! So I would drive my little self to work in my extremely well worn VN, and I would get those SAME family members and friends to follow behind me to take me home to get Dad when the car broke down! I had to give it up when one day I ventured out past the toll road and noticed smoke coming from under the bonnet. I opened the bonnet and smoke poured out. There were plastic bits melting. That was the end of my first car, and the beginning of my reluctant first steps into the grown-up world of car loans...

  • Jen_au

    Jen_au

    over 2 years ago

    Cassette tapes for sure!!! Remember after you re-recorded stuff off the radio over them a few times and they got all wonky sounding...

  • laurenemily

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad that I've left my Hanson front Bop t-shirt in the '90's! It had a picture of the Hanson brothers on the front and then "Mmm Bop" on the back lower bottom part of the shirt. I used to think it was super cool and pretty much wore it every day I could whilst I played my tamagotchi...

    I remember I used to wear these shoes to the beach and swimming pool called surf mocs... they were moccasins made out of wetsuit material that you wear to protect your feet from rocks, coral etc. They looked truly hideous! Haven't seen those surf mocs around since early 2000's thank goodness!

    I remember I used to also love wearing blue hair mascara and slime green nail polish because slime green was the new "it colour"...

    Oh the memories! I'm glad I can laugh about it now :-)

  • Vanessa

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    over 2 years ago

    So many things I do not misss... tapes, vcr's, beepers! how about dial up internet! puffy hair! pay phones? lol are those still around?

  • KylieJ

    KylieJ

    over 2 years ago

    Oh, and the FURBY! That little example the technological evolution of toys can stay there in the 90's! Furbies FREAKED ME OUT! Is it just me, or did it seem like their eyes were always on you no matter where you were in the room?! Eeek!

  • Bella91

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    over 2 years ago

    cassette tapes! took forever to rewind, and then when the tape got pulled, you had to spend forever winding it back in with a pencil. and accidentally recording over your favourite song was the most devastating thing back then!

  • Amanda

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm pretty glad butterfly clips cocooned themselves in the 90's.
    Every kiddy/tween girl I knew had a colourful & glittery variety stashed in hair accesories kit along with glitter hair gel/hairspray, scrunchies & hair mascara thinking we were all the rage.
    I guess the 90's in itself was a caterpillar waiting to turn into a butterfly

  • Ch3l5

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    over 2 years ago

    Tamagotchi's!!! Oh the time i wasted on that thing as a child :)

  • StephT

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    over 2 years ago

    Jeans jumpers had to be the worst with only one strap attached!

  • mjolson

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    over 2 years ago

    Cassette tapes...i wasted so much time listening to the radio with a finger on record and play so if a good song came on i could record it...aka the mixed tape:)

  • VakaVeronica

    VakaVeronica

    over 2 years ago

    Am I correct that Skirt-trousers with platform trainers were in vogue at the end of the 90's? Ugh how did we leave the house?!

  • Kyles

    Kyles

    over 2 years ago

    I was happy to leave the perm, glasses, braces and a lil extra weight behind in the 90's and pass into the 2000's a brand new person..... but I still have a couple of 'cassingles' from way back when to remind me of the person I once was..!! lol

  • Explorer1152198

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    over 2 years ago

    Tamagotchi! Everyone had one. I think mine lasted a week, then I got bored - Just not the same as having a real pet!

  • Kristie1986

    Kristie1986

    over 2 years ago

    I'd have to say the first mobile phones. They were bigger than cordless home phones today, LOTS heavier, and didn't work most of the time. They were BRICKS, in every sense of the word!

  • KylieJ

    KylieJ

    over 2 years ago

    I have decided I could best express my memories of the 90's with poetry!

    The 90’s were fun while we were there,
    With chunky scrunchies in our hair,
    But it’s best that they stay there in the past,
    Some things weren’t meant to last!

    My Dad’s shorts showed too much thigh,
    And I wore my ponytail way too high.
    I wore Hypercolour T-shirts when I shouldn’t.
    I tried to catch some Pokemon but couldn’t,

    The grunge look really just looked dirty,
    And I still have nightmares about my Furby.
    I’ll admit - Sonic the Hedgehog was a 90’s perk,
    But I had to blow on the cartridge to make it work.

    Beavis and Butthead were a bad influence on me,
    And I never really took to liking Crocodile Dundee.
    While it’s true that TV soaps hadn’t turned slutty yet,
    I’d still much rather watch a DVD boxed set.

    I hoped I’d learn magic like the teenage witch Sabrina,
    So I could fight back against the Nutbush and Macarena.
    I cranked Coolio on my Sony Discman and grooved,
    But the music skipped every time that I moved.

    Yes, it’s best that we leave the 90’s where they are,
    The technology, the fashion and my first crappy car.
    Contiki, remembering the 90’s has made me feel ill,
    It’s best that you send me to recover in Argentina and Brazil!

  • Katherine

    Katherine

    over 2 years ago

    There's so many things I'm glad was left behind. Printed leggings, baggy t-shirts, crimped hair not a good look.
    Walkman both cassette and cd kind so bulky, so glad for ipod!

  • Explorer1251799

    Explorer1251799

    over 2 years ago

    Taping music directly from the radio onto a cassette, but the DJ would always speak 30 seconds into the song. My sister and i would always use the Disney cassettes that came with the books. had to make that difficult choice between Bambi and mariah carey. Mariah usually won. no longer have that problem.

  • Dan likes to travel

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    over 2 years ago

    Glad to rid myself of my motorola 650 with the 7 hour battery life but hey was high style at the time

  • Toys

    Toys

    over 2 years ago

    Mr. Blobby!! the large pink blob, covered with yellow spots, sporting a permanent toothy grin and freaky jiggling eyes...Mr Blobby couldnt even speak! he communicated through a series of electronical altered grunts .. urrghh and to think it was on the UK charts twice! bhahahahah

  • codjef

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    over 2 years ago

    VHS tapes,I hate when the VCR eats them all the time!!!!!!

  • rSoheil

    rSoheil

    over 2 years ago

    Tapes and VCRs! specially video tape rewinders! Had to wait for a long time to get to my favorite parts! Hated to get a jammed tape! :)

  • snooze

    snooze

    over 2 years ago

    hypercolour tshirts, that change colour with your body heat as well as people touching them they were such the rage for a while lol

  • Explorer1254512

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    over 2 years ago

    Dial Up... waiting for ages listening to the screeching... thank god for wireless and broadband!!!

  • FriendlyCarl

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    over 2 years ago

    Tear-away pants were a terrible fashion idea. They were pants that buttoned up along the outside seam and were frequently ripped off of unsuspecting students in the school yard.

  • vintage113

    vintage113

    over 2 years ago

    I'd have to say that I'm glad that stirrup pants, floral printed denim, fluro, and plastic sandals all got left behind in the nineties. Oh wait....they haven't! I have seen all of these items in stores recently. I feel like every store could costume the cast of My So Called Life right now. Guess you can't keep a good thing down.
    Although there is one trend that I haven't seen resurface yet and that is the matching two piece windbreaker/track suit combo. They were hideous and people could hear you coming a mile away!

  • KrystalLynn11

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    over 2 years ago

    This is crazy. I JUST woke up from a dream where I had a box full of VHS and casette tapes and was frustrated because one of those casette tapes had the film hanging out of it and I couldn't get it back in! Honestly, I can't say I don't miss those, I do. But I'm glad computers have evolved from what they were in the 90s!!

  • MaryMo

    MaryMo

    over 2 years ago

    Billy Ray Cyrus' "Achy Breaky Heart"

  • BacheloretteStyle

    BacheloretteStyle

    over 2 years ago

    LIGHT UP SNEAKERS! Hahaha... Thank god they are gone. i saw a little kid in the movies last night wearing them and i was like *urgh* seriously.. haha x

  • Alexander

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    over 2 years ago

    The High top and Rat Tail hair cuts

  • Mallory

    Mallory

    over 2 years ago

    I would have to say one of the worst trends of the '90s was curled and teased bangs... It made you look like a poodle!
    And god forbid you participated in any kind of sport where you would do a performance, like figure skating or dancing, because then, for a little extra flair, you would add glitter into those teased bangs. Good luck getting that out! You'd have sparkly things falling out of your hair for weeks afterward!

  • Explorer1298902

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    over 2 years ago

    glad we have evolved from VHS and cassette tapes

  • Explorer1310761

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    over 2 years ago

    I am glad that bike pants and scrunchies are no longer in!

  • cravesadventure84

    cravesadventure84

    over 2 years ago

    mom jeans

  • Landi7541

    Landi7541

    over 2 years ago

    Tech wise - definitely the VCR Player, rewinding took forever and they always seemed to break! Fashion wise - The infamous Scrunchie in all is multi colour glory! So glad that is over! :)

  • riacrispino

    riacrispino

    over 2 years ago

    JNCO, go for the limbo.
    Butterfly clip, die with the Reddi Whip.
    Fanny Packs, stay in the sacks.
    All of the above, I don't love.

    Everything else svelte, in the '90s we have felt.
    Who wants an iPod combination when once you had imagination?

    Once a '90s kid, always a '90s kid.

  • Priss

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    over 2 years ago

    The big heavy, chunky portable music cassette player "the Walkman", having to flip the tape over from the "A" to "B" side and than rewinding it with your finger...really appreciate MP3 players now!

  • ashleyv

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm so glad that my poofy bangs and perm were left in the 90's!!! Of course this was up to my parents and now I look back at pictures and can't believe the thought I actually looked cute!! GROSS!!

  • Steph

    Steph

    over 2 years ago

    fluro/psychedelic patterned wrist snap-bands. so painful, in so many ways.

  • Carlin

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    over 2 years ago

    Those giant floppy disks (and not the 3 1/2 inch kind, the truly floppy floppy disks)! Very unwieldy and inconvenient!

  • Jezzcar

    Jezzcar

    over 2 years ago

    Those hideous floral leggings that my mum, aunt and I used to wear all the time with white socks pulled half way up our calves. Those were the days...

  • Scott Bowden

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely don't miss the long family drives in the old family wagon that had vinal seat's that burnt the back of your legs and the lack of airconditioning but not being able to put the windows down in the car.

  • xoxoMandieRosexoxo

    xoxoMandieRosexoxo

    over 2 years ago

    Those saddle pants with the loops on the bottom to wrap under your shoe. I used them once and the elastic in the loop was ruined forever after!! Too bad... Though my adorable jellies I can still rock!!

  • Jgrl80

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd have to say dark brown lip liner bordering around the lips with pale frosted pink lipstick in the centre! So many wrong makeup, hair and fashion looks that I am soooo glad to say goodbye to. OH and Bob Saget on Americas Funniest Videos. LOL!

  • Catherine

    Catherine

    over 2 years ago

    Dial up internet.... start it up before school and come home to find it still loading, on the plus side i could find 30 between internet pages hahaha!

  • kfenton

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    over 2 years ago

    Hammer pants No one can/did pull those off.

  • Wing

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    over 2 years ago

    Dial up connection, it is so slow and whenever the phone ring the connection will break. and 2G phone, even though it is tough and can last for years it's small screen really is hard to read. Although vcr tape is slow in rewinding, a lot of my youth memory is recorded in them, it will be great to play them again. But the floppy disk should go, its memory size is too small to record much things in modern society

  • Laby

    Laby

    over 2 years ago

    Giant hoop earrings -- they were just plain dangerous.

  • Alix

    Alix

    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad to have left my wallkman behind for my Ipod - it was a lot harder to run carrying that huge thing and it used to skip. 16GBs of music in one place? Yes, please.

  • gianc1jj

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    over 2 years ago

    scrunchies and stir-up pants!

  • Jacqueline

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    over 2 years ago

    The matching parachute jacket and pant outfit that mum would dress me, my brother and sister in. Always matching of course with a splash of fluro yellow, green or pink.

  • Joshua93

    Joshua93

    over 2 years ago

    Mulllets! and walkmans, no one needs a filthy mullet and walkmans is just a huge object i dont know how people jogged with them haha :)

  • Katie

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    over 2 years ago

    So happy to have left behind my crimped hair and neon scrunchies!!!

  • smahanti

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    over 2 years ago

    The Walkman.

  • Explorer1127613

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    over 2 years ago

    aqua net hairspray with big teased bangs, double socks, pony tails to the side with a scrunchie

  • Jacqueline

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    over 2 years ago

    The neon parachute jacket and pant combo that mum used to dress me, my brother and sister in. I don't miss those sibling photos where we are dressed in matching outfits or those crinkly sounds the outfit would make just to let everyone know you were near.

  • AllieHansen

    AllieHansen

    over 2 years ago

    Every hairstyle worn by the cast of Full House:

    http://crazy-frankenstein.com/free-wallpapers-files/tv-series-wallpapers/full-house-wallpapers/full-house-cast-wallpapers-1024x768.jpg

  • Travel4Life

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    over 2 years ago

    I definitely do not miss those ginormous scrunchies. They were more of a head warmer than a fashion statement!

  • MusicAndRealm

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    over 2 years ago

    don't forget the beeper... tot toot! i have color yellow beeper when i was a kid. :)

  • h.campbell

    h.campbell

    over 2 years ago

    This is probably just a North American thing, but Northern Getaway clothes! Their clothes had to be the tackiest clothing going, but of course we all thought we were the coolest with our "Catstreet Boys" t-shirts or various other sweaters and tops with random animal characters plastered all over them. Oh, and the coordinating leggings to match...

  • kia88

    kia88

    over 2 years ago

    I see the side pony tails are coming back but I am glad I left the hairspray and ridiculously high bangs. Looking back at pictures, I ask myself "what were you thinking". I am also glad I left behing the stonewash jean shirts with the neon colored short shirts.

  • Briony

    Briony

    over 2 years ago

    Skorts = skirt + shorts! No chance of flashing the boys whilst doing cartwheels and hanging upside down off the monkey bars. They were even part of our school uniform! I wouldn't be seen dead in that fashion monstrosity nowadays.

  • Laby

    Laby

    over 2 years ago

    Teletubbie dolls -- they were obnoxious. And no matter how many times I tried to relocate my little sister's, it always found it's way back... I think the Furbie was in on it. The stuff of nightmares.

  • Carl

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    over 2 years ago

    Tamagotchi - They were harder work too look after than a real pet, lol!

  • AllieHansen

    AllieHansen

    over 2 years ago

    Tamagatchi pets. They died no matter how much you fed them, and always broke your pencil point when you tried to press that impossible reset button.

    http://www.toysnjoys.com/tamagotchi/musicstar_risingstar.jpg

  • foureyedcrab

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    over 2 years ago

    Oh man its got to be tear-away pants! I remember all the years back in the 90's where everyone at elementary school would be wearing them and it'd be the most "hilarious" prank tearing them away from other people. It was like the whole new devolved level of pantsing. Extra 10 points if the person forgot shorts underneath them!

  • AllieHansen

    AllieHansen

    over 2 years ago

    So, crop tops might have made a comeback but the fountain ponytail tied by a scrunchie of matching fabric should never be allowed in the new millennium.

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  • Irene

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    over 2 years ago

    Being born in the 80’s makes me the luckiest person,
    To witness the changes of technologies and fashion in person,
    The past has brought us many incidences,
    To helped us accomplished many successes,

    From VHS to DVDs,
    From cassettes to CDs,
    Newer technologies guaranteed my satisfaction,
    To watch and listen endlessly without interruptions.

    Fluro flashing in all places,
    Giving soreness to both my eyes,
    Shorts showing too much skin,
    Giving shivers to my all my skin.

    The best thing is yet to come,
    Having digital cameras at home,
    Taking pictures without hesitation,
    As film roll cameras give me frustrations.

    Argentina and Brazil,
    The greatest place to chill,
    Contiki happy to fulfill,
    For my dreams to be filled.

  • Erin

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    over 2 years ago

    The way guys wore their jeans - halfway down their butts so that every time they took a step they'd have to hold them up so their pants didn't fall off. It just wasn't a good look on anyone.

  • AllieHansen

    AllieHansen

    over 2 years ago

    The Zack Morris cell phone! Not quite small enough to zip away in the fanny pack...

    http://zackmorriscellphone.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/zackphone.jpg

  • Michael_M

    Michael_M

    over 2 years ago

    The bowl cut. The hideous, hideous, HIDEOUS bowl cut. Oh and overalls and those tear away pants. Whenever I wore those tear away pants I was so scared somebody was going to come and rip them off me. Living your recesses in fear is not how school was supposed to be!

    Something else I'm glad that never made it past the 90's was Justin Timberlake's "Mr.Noodle's" hair.

  • Jem_g

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    over 2 years ago

    My 'Avril Lavigne' style baggy pants, sneakers and necktie, because sadly I was not the sk8er girl I thought I was...

  • Natalie

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    over 2 years ago

    The cassette tape, or as I like to call them "if you want to listen to me again, don't leave me out on your car's dashboard." I must say though, if you were ever mad at someone, it was kind of fun pulling out all of the tape from their favorite cassette tape.

  • AllieHansen

    AllieHansen

    over 2 years ago

    Here's a combination of 90's fashion & technology: FURBY. You weren't cool if you didn't have one, and you weren't safe if you did. My Furby's favorite hobby was waking me up in the middle of the night saying, "FEED ME," or brainwashing me with subliminal messages hidden in an adorably creepy Furby language.

    "FEED ME!"
    http://imthatold.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/furby.jpg

  • gel

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    over 2 years ago

    Cassette tapes and ballpens - how we needed the tip of our pens to break that tiny piece of plastic on our cassette tapes just so they don't get recorded on.

  • JesseUnstuck

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    over 2 years ago

    fluorescent trackpants! Ugh never want to see those again!

  • JemmaPeyton

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    over 2 years ago

    VHS players. I was a child of the 90's and remember my Pinocchio tape getting mangled and spat out much to my disgust!

  • gel

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    over 2 years ago

    The Macarena. This song has some powerful influence that makes anyone sing and dance for days! Gives the worst last song syndrome too.

  • Explorer1228905

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    over 2 years ago

    I certainly don't miss Furbies sans-off-button. That creepy little voice that could guilt you into playing with it! Also, bandanas should be reserved for Survivor contestants only. Best thing to come out of the 90's? Me ;) hahaha

  • 60inchtool

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely remember dial up internet most in the 90s. It used to take like 2 mins to connect, and then you couldn't even use your phoneline at the same time! Definitely glad to leave that behind in the 90s!

  • Meli26

    Meli26

    over 2 years ago

    Having grown up in the 90's, my childhood was filled with memorable fashions and old technologies. Although I don't miss VHS, dial up internet and bulky recorders, one tech I am glad we've left behind is the portable Walkman and its tiny cassettes. No need to carry those large things anymore when we have small sleek Ipods to satisfy our music needs during our long trips!

  • AllieHansen

    AllieHansen

    over 2 years ago

    My favorite 90's outfit to forget about is probably the windbreaker jacket/pants combo. Not only did it look like a deflated snowsuit, but it was absolutely impossible to do anything discrete in! Ever try to sneak up on someone in a windbreaker tracksuit? I bet you got dirty looks from people when you wore one to the library.... Not to mention, no one needs that much protection from wind. Let's hope this one stays in the 90's.

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  • mere

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    over 2 years ago

    Having to rewind VHS tapes all the time!

  • wanderlust89

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    over 2 years ago

    Definatly the jean from head to toe... thank god that's gone.

  • RortizGypseekers

    RortizGypseekers

    over 2 years ago

    The baggy pants of the 1990s were just plain awkward. Pants didn't only just seem as if they were about to fall down-men were constantly forced to hitch up their britches. The style was not particularly flattering or particularly comfortable..

  • altergeist

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad shell suits have been smote from the pages of time. Not only where they seriously, achingly hideous, but I've evolved a theory that they were a massive fire hazard to anyone wearing them, and anyone nearby. Notice how there's fewer cases of spontaneous human combustion these days... Coincidence? I think not.

    Oh and popper pants. Not much worse than popper pants.

  • kt13

    kt13

    over 2 years ago

    VCR/VHS and cassette tapes. dial up...can't believe we actually used that. technology has come a long way!

  • Lynne

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    over 2 years ago

    Sony Walkmans.

  • RortizGypseekers

    RortizGypseekers

    over 2 years ago

    1. I don’t miss Dial-up modems

    If you were on the Internet back in the 90’s you might remember how one of these devices sound. You might also recall the numbers 14.4 or 19.2 baud. Those were the days where we was sitting patient and waited for a webpage to load from the top and down and where we paid for Internet for how much time we have used and not how much data we downloaded. Imagine if we still was paying for the time we spend on the Internet..! I don’t miss dial-up modems.

    2. I don’t miss the floppy disk

    I just can believe that we used those slow low capacities media not that many years ago. If we think about the amount of data we share on the Internet today it is just crazy that we only was able to store 720 KB or 1.44 MB on those disks not to mention the big 5 ¼ disks :-) I remember that I once installed Lotus Smart Suite from floppy disks. There were 27 disks and when I put in number 25 it was broke..! I am just glad I don’t have to install anything using floppy anymore. I really don’t miss floppy disks

    3. I don’t miss CRT Monitors

    For my final one I have to mention this big heavy piece of hardware that was filling up our entire desk back in the 90s. They were expensive heavy to move around and not very nice to look at for an entire day. I don’t miss CRT monitors, but actually I still have one standing at home. Maybe it is time to let it go.

  • Jenbabe

    Jenbabe

    over 2 years ago

    Leg warmers, it was alright back then but with gobal warming dont need them anymore!!

  • Kate

    Kate

    over 2 years ago

    8 inch Big black floppy disks and the 5 1/4 inch disks - and POGS (the game)-

  • Explorer1265505

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    over 2 years ago

    I don’t miss those Reeboks black snap up pants with the white stripes on the side. Comfy, but looked pretty dorky on a lot of people! And those high waisted “mom” jeans.

    I don’t miss cassettes either—I remember being especially upset when my Sailor Moon soundtrack tape got eaten by the machine!

  • MaryMo

    MaryMo

    over 2 years ago

    Light up shoes. Everytime you walked around it was like a rave. Many epileptic people suffered during those times....

  • alphajoemega

    alphajoemega

    over 2 years ago

    Oh Contiki, a topic near and dear to my heart.

    When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears with
    their tedious diatribes about how hard things were.

    When they were growing up; what with walking twenty-five
    miles to school every morning - uphill... barefoot... BOTH ways
    Yadda, yadda, yadda. And I remember promising myself that when I grew up,
    there was no way in hell I was going to lay a bunch of
    crap like that on kids about how hard I had it and how easy they've got it!
    But now that I'm over the ripe old age of thirty, I can't help but look around and notice the youth of today. You've got it so easy!

    I mean, compared to my childhood, you live in a damn Utopia!
    And I hate to say it but you kids today you don't know how good you've got it!
    I mean, when I was a kid we didn't have the Internet.

    If we wanted to know something, we had to go to the damn
    library and look it up ourselves, in the card catalogue!! There was no email!! We had to actually write somebody a letter, with a pen!
    Then you had to walk all the way across the street and put
    it in the mailbox and it would take like a week to get there!
    Stamps were 10 cents! Child Protective Services didn't care if our parents beat us. As a matter of fact, the parents of all my friends also had
    permission to kick our ass! Nowhere was safe! There were no MP3' s or Napsters! You wanted to steal music, you had to hitchhike to the damn
    record store and shoplift it yourself! Or you had to wait around all day to tape it off the radio and the DJ'd usually talk over the beginning and @#*% it
    all up! There were no CD players! We had tape decks in our car.
    We'd play our favorite tape and "eject" it when finished
    and the tape would come undone 'cause that's how we rolled, dig?
    We didn't have fancy crap like Call Waiting! If you were on the phone and somebody else called they got a busy signal, that's it!And we didn't have fancy Caller ID either! When the phone rang, you had no idea who it was!
    It could be your school, your mom, your boss, your bookie,
    your drug dealer, a collections agent, you just didn't know!!! You had to pick it up and take your chances, mister! We didn't have any fancy Sony Playstation video games with high-resolution 3-D graphics! We had the Atari 2600 with games like 'Space Invaders' and 'asteroids'. Your guy was a little square! You actually had to use your imagination!! And there were no multiple levels or screens, it was just one screen forever! And you could never win. The game just kept getting harder and harder and faster and faster until you died! Just like LIFE! You had to use a little book called a TV Guide to find out what was on! You were screwed when it came to channel surfing!
    You had to get off your ass and walk over to the TV to change
    the channel! There was no Cartoon Network either! You could only get cartoons on Saturday morning. Do you hear what I'm saying!?!
    We had to wait ALL WEEK for cartoons, you spoiled little rat-bastards!
    And we didn't have microwaves. If we wanted to heat something
    up we had to use the stove ... Imagine that! That's exactly what I'm talking about! You kids today have got it too easy.
    You're spoiled. You guys wouldn't have lasted five minutes back in 1990 or before at 1980 even!

    Regards,
    30 year old Crowd

  • Natalie

    Natalie

    over 2 years ago

    Pleated, high waisted pants/jeans - (hideous and sure to never return in the style cycle), mirrored sunglasses - bib overalls - tight cut off jean shorts - cell phones too big to carry - packing boom boxes around.....the list is endless. The 90's were far from stylin'

  • Alexandra2

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    over 2 years ago

    TRAIN-TRACK BRACES!!!! I had to wear them for three years, never once smiling with my teeth, and living in fear of being caught on camera. Whoever created the braces that are practically invisible deserves this trip for ending the teasing that comes along with the metal filled mouths!

    ***Please note: I now have straight teeth that will never go unseen if I win this trip, it has always been a dream of mine to explore Latin-America

  • Melvin

    Melvin

    over 2 years ago

    I loved those Colorful Sunglasses that the 90's brought and the Fresh Prince of Bel Air . Im only 22 but Im definitely a 90's kid.

  • Heidiho6

    Heidiho6

    over 2 years ago

    At the time, I thought it was the best when the Computer Lab teacher announced it was “Oregon Trail day!” Looking back, I have to laugh at the old school Macintosh game where you typed in words like “pow” and “bang” to hunt for bison, elk and deer as you made your way across the Oregon Trail. All while trying not to die of dysentery, cholera or of a snakebite. Come to think of it, maybe my days of playing Oregon Trail are why I love traveling so much!

  • Caroline_Australia

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    over 2 years ago

    Dial-up internet! I occassionally have to go back to that speed if i use up my download limit and it makes me so glad we have moved on to the high speed interenet!

  • Bee

    Bee

    over 2 years ago

    mix tapes that you'd have no choice but to listen through the ENTIRE collection before getting to the song you wanted

  • Eruss028

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    over 2 years ago

    Fashion: glad to have left behind "the Rachel" hairstyle, denim overalls, slap bracelets and scrunchies.
    Tech: So glad to be done with answering machines, dial-up internet, and fax machines.

  • GMorr2000

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    over 2 years ago

    Remember Lycra Biker Shorts and fanny packs? I'm happy that those are long gone.

  • biancach

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    over 2 years ago

    Fanny packs and speedos. Together. Simply because only one of them is already bad enough.

  • kaysands

    kaysands

    over 2 years ago

    Fashion: The awkward mushroom cut that plagued so many of our hairstyles.
    It was a great day for mankind when that went out of fashion.
    Tech: Sympatico dial up internet. That stupid dial tone is the soundtrack to my nightmares.

    On the other hand, will someone PLEASE bring back Tamagotchi's?

  • canadacass

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    over 2 years ago

    Where do I start…the overalls with the one strap hanging down, neon windbreakers, terry cloth wristbands and headbands, fanny packs, those t-shirts that change colour when you touch them, man tank-tops/wife beater shirts to show off the muscles like A.C. Slater on Saved by the Bell. It’s a good thing these trends have gone out of fashion, though, I am fairly certain I spotted every single one of these fashion faux pas on the Great Wall of China last year…that is what I love about travelling with fellow tourists, it’s like good fashion sense and good taste go out the window when you are backpacking around in a foreign country. “These people don’t know me, so who cares if I wear my neon 90’s gear here?!”

  • Laby

    Laby

    over 2 years ago

    Platform shoes... because unless your name is Candi or Bubbles, you probably shouldn't be wearing them.

  • biancach

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    over 2 years ago

    Fanny packs and speedos. Together. Simply because only one of them is already bad enough.

  • BieBie

    BieBie

    over 2 years ago

    OMW!! Remeber those Jelly baby plastic shoes?? THey were the worst!! Oh and those spice girl shoes!!! Damn those were ugly!! So glad thats over!!!! Oh and that colourful sun block hahaha i had pink and lime ones omwww!!! Hahaha its soo funny!! We thought we were the best!!! Hahahaha!

  • symac

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    over 2 years ago

    Sooo glad I no longer have to lugg around a bag of tokens! Via la metro card :)

  • Ag'z

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    over 2 years ago

    Lol don't be haters people after fashion is a cycle....let us not forget colored jeans are back as with the platform, leg warmers, yes even plastic shoes embrace it lol after all looking good is a matter of perception, confidence and a certain amount of don't give a damn....after all look at Lady Gaga....hahahaha! besides i happen to like shocking colors you will never loose me in a crowd!

  • Explorer1291519

    Explorer1291519

    over 2 years ago

    From the 90's I am glad cable companies have advanced and we no longer have to change the cable box from the "A side" to the "B side" to get certain stations. Then you flipped to the B side and tried to make out the pictrues through the static and listen as best as you could if your parents didn't have premium channels....LOL So many times my brothers and I tried to watch shows we could barely see

  • Noheli

    Noheli

    over 2 years ago

    I love that the school outfit and choker necklaces faded out!

  • josurinu

    josurinu

    over 2 years ago

    The Zach Morris brick-cellphone! Can you imagine lugging that huge cellphone around? Smartphones are godsend! We can use the internet, GPS, text, and even see each other via some sort of webcam like FaceTime! Old cellphones had the only capability of phone calls. Now we're too advanced. Zach Morris was a cool guy and all, but that phone had to go! (And 20 years from now, someone will make fun of me for my iPhone as it will be sooooooo ancient by then. LOL!)

  • MelissaMM

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    over 2 years ago

    I am really, really glad to have left behind my homemade (by loving mom:) toy troll doll print shorts with elastic waist - I was too young to know any better, please forgive me for my fashion disaster! Mom & I still joke about them.

  • deanbo

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    over 2 years ago

    I still remember standard 5 discos. In my primary school the clever kids were the popular ones LOL. Most of us hadnt had our first french kiss yet. We still used to rock that party! the main song was outherre brothers...
    Girl your booty is so round
    I just wanna lay you down
    Let me take you from behind
    I won't come until it's time
    But if I cannot sleep with you
    Maybe I could have a taste
    Put your niney on my tongue
    And your booty on my face
    Boom boom boom now let me hear you say wayoh
    WAYOH!!!

  • JJackson

    JJackson

    over 2 years ago

    The View-Master binoculars with the round slide cartridges. Yeah you know the one. That was invented in the 1930's and yet I still spent hours watching slides of movies and scenery's in the 90's. Good riddance.

  • LauraM12345

    LauraM12345

    over 2 years ago

    I had so many fashion faux pas! Oversized glasses, baseball hat in neon colours with a neck shade :S. T-shirts from everywhere I travelled to (ron john surf shop anyone?)

  • Ross

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    over 2 years ago

    The winged tramp stamp tattoos on the girls & the chino revolution for the guys...need I say anymore!

  • Oppi89

    Oppi89

    over 2 years ago

    i was born just on the cusp of the 90's in 89 so for most of the 90's i was too young to know or care about anything to do with fashion though there was one thing i wish i had never owned, my ninja turtles Bum Bag(Fanny Pack) thought it was the coolest thing i owned at the time wouldn't be caught dead with one these days pretty much on board with burning every last Fanny Pack in existence

  • Danika.M.O.

    Danika.M.O.

    over 2 years ago

    Definitely glad to have left broomstick skirts (despite the comfort they were hideous) and slouchy socks - which were both impractical and uncomfortable.

  • vmcmains

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    over 2 years ago

    I am happy that parachute pants are no longer in fad. Why? Parachute pants are not flattering on anyone...big or small. Young kids look back at MC Hammer and think he looks redunculous (a slang word that will probably be out-dated in a few years)!

  • e.m.o

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    over 2 years ago

    i was a 92 baby - so a 2012 20 yearold (perfect age to tear up a contiki adventure 90's style just btw) and when i little i remember the sometimes hideous mistakes of fashion and technology. now although technology has advanced and yes the VCR, walkman and tape set all posed admirable debates to be hated rulefully, and the long bright red fingernails and silk blouses were cringeworthy none take the top for most hated thing of the 90's when placed against the ferbie!!!!!!!!!!! GIANT GREMLIN OWL DOLL THINGS THAT CONSTANTLY WANT TO 'BE MY FRIEND'!! now i don't know about you but these things gave me nightmare - a sequel to chucky doll or goosebumps if you will with a army of ferbies all chanting be my friend before fluttering their cheap plastic battery controlled eyelids and prevent any chance of sleep that night or any in the near future. thank god they were a fad and didnt last long!!!!!!

  • ronnie

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    over 2 years ago

    Sandals with socks. What was I thinking? Was it too cold to wear my sandals without socks, but not to warm to wear it with socks. I have no idea, but I thought I was cool.

  • CarCarBean

    CarCarBean

    over 2 years ago

    I know the idea is to mention something your glad was left in the 90's... and at first I thought I was glad but now that I think about it... listened to it again... reminisced in the memories.... I can 100% say I wish it would come back... Sir Mix-A-Lot - "Baby Got Back" (1992, #1 US)... GREATEST SONG OF ALL TIME! Sure it came out the year I was born but that hasn't stopped me in all my 19 years of living from reciting the words with my gal pals, making a "mix" CD with it, and being the "butt" of jokes... oh the good times, they we're rolling.

  • ConstantTravelerStuckAtDesk

    ConstantTravelerStuckAtDesk

    over 2 years ago

    Denim!! Oh gods denim was everywhere! Why does one need to wear denim from head to toe!? I'm a huge fan of jeans, but come on! Jeans with a jean shirt with a jean jacket?! *headdesk*

  • ColieG

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    over 2 years ago

    Now this is a story all about how
    The 90's had flipped, turned upside down
    and I'd like to take a minute just sit right there
    I'll tell you what funny things those dudes used to wear...

    In the 90's my and my buds in a haze
    on the playground, where I spent most of my days
    Chilling out, leg warmers oh so cool
    Listening to our tape decks after school

    When a couple of guys, they were up to no good
    Started making trouble in my neighbourhood
    I got in a fight: "yo! crew cut hair!"
    He popped his collar and said "who even dare?"

    I hopped on my bike and when I got back
    Of cell phones, heard, that was whack!
    If anything I could say this brick was rare
    And I thought, yeah, for those I do care!

    And now the new decade has tempted fate
    Said "Cheers!" to those old outfits, out of date
    Looked at my childhood, on my face a smile
    We'll see those funky trends again... in a while!

  • Kim

    Kim

    over 2 years ago

    the huge bell bottom jeans that came back into style... i had the ones that engulfed my shoes.. you couldn't even see them! and the 8 pound zack morris cell phone of course.. thank goodness those are gone.

  • AM

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm going to have to go with the most frightening toys to ever be created - Furbys. I remember spending the night with friends, waking up in the middle of the night to a creepy alien voice, coming from an even creepier little animal staring at me from said friend's closet. Why would anyone create such a monster?! My childhood in the 90's was great, but I must say that I am glad to be rid of Furbys.

  • tynansunshine

    tynansunshine

    over 2 years ago

    Just-under-the-knee shapeless dresses with flimsy spaghetti straps and platform shoes! Why? Because how's a girl flaunt what she got in an oversized table cloth and foot-bricks? Eeeek.....

  • miss_mandymac

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    over 2 years ago

    Wash-n-curl and slap bracelets! First wash-n-curl didn't work EVER and slap bracelets kept me in trouble at school...

  • Tee

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    over 2 years ago

    Hammer Pants! because let's face it, those did ABSOLUTELY nothing for your figure

  • KatyJane

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    over 2 years ago

    Thank goodness I wasn't really old enough yet during the 90s to have been subjected to too many cringe-worthy fashion items. For example: those why-were-they-ever-designed Parasuco Jeans and neon windbreakers. No thank you. And I am so much happier with my iPod than I was with my little Discman, or better yet: my bright, Canary yellow portable cassette player.

  • Mike56

    Mike56

    over 2 years ago

    The mullet. Enough said.

  • Coreen SA

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    over 2 years ago

    Those colourful roll-over socks that you wear 2 at a time, so that you have eg pink at the bottom and green at the top....really scary fashion statement! Ooooh AND the hair scrunchie...

  • katztruta

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    over 2 years ago

    Maybe this was just a thing that happened in my small town, but I am extremely happy that girls (and boys for that matter) don't walk around wearing construction worker boots anymore. Pair those with Pixie cuts and Spandex leggings, and can we say hideous????

  • Hannah

    Hannah

    over 2 years ago

    Reebok pump sneakers. I played basketball and for the life of me I could never feel the difference when I pumped up my sneakers.

  • mrowl

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    over 2 years ago

    baggy pants that basically showed your whole ass. I tried it once, it's annoying to walk in those. you almost have to walk like a penguin wearing pants like that, and it looks stupid.

  • Explorer1192176

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    over 2 years ago

    girls wearing flannel shirts, walkmans hooked into your pants...which had pleats, jeans with holes in the knees, the mullet, see-through mesh tops, Simpsons ties.

  • Meld123

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    over 2 years ago

    THE ATTACK OF THE DEMIN!
    I'm a 90's baby, so thought it was the norm, but looking back at a professional family shoot of all of us wearing nothing but demin is a sight to see. My friends even snuck it on my photo board at my 21st last year for a laugh! A style I would like to happily forget.

  • Megan

    Megan

    over 2 years ago

    Giant cell phones ! ....oh wait, cell phones seem to be getting bigger again.

  • ShanTheExplorer

    ShanTheExplorer

    over 2 years ago

    my love for the backstreet boys : / in the day they sounded cool but now that i listen back, all their songs were SO corny.

  • Kim

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    over 2 years ago

    Fanny packs!!!!! i'm scared to even say the word in case they appear again!!!

  • EastCoaster

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    over 2 years ago

    Palazzo pants! Now you might not really think of the 90's when I say that but I sure do! They are the pants that look like a skirt....weird I know. I learned to sew in the 90's and thought that a matching vest, scrunchy and palazzo pants was incredibly hip. Not my best look but extremely memorable! Best left as that an incredible yet horrifying 90's memory.

  • Matt

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    over 2 years ago

    VHS! it has to be said, the skipping, rewinding and endless "waiting for my best part" when it comes to watching the Lion King or Rocky I was indeed a pain and a pleasure. Although, a Contiki VHS of the world's best sights back in the 90"s could come in handy to reminisce of those days...

  • Lindzee

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm happy that walkmans are left in the past, because I love my mp3 player :)

  • Antje

    Antje

    over 2 years ago

    Tamagotchi. Omg, that was so annoying! I'm actually glad my parents never gave me one.

  • vivimtz

    vivimtz

    over 2 years ago

    hairstyles! horrible idea trying to get my curly hair 'waffled' like everyone else :( WAFRO FAIL

  • Loretta

    Loretta

    over 2 years ago

    I must admit..I do miss my tear-aways! Your level of "cool" was defined by your number of undone buttons, only the truely gangsta could stride through the school wearing pants that blew around in the wind!
    As well as my fake hair scrunchie which I wore until it dreaded..then it became messy buns each surrounded in a beautiful array of fluro butterfly clips!
    Man I was cool!

  • JoshuaJonathanLow

    JoshuaJonathanLow

    over 2 years ago

    Im happy to leave the days of recording my favorite song on the radio behind, the annoying DJ's interrupting the song midway certainly didn't help!

  • ~Kate~

    ~Kate~

    over 2 years ago

    So glad that platform trainers and Adidas poppers went out of fashion, as well as "handkerchief" style tops and wearing skirts over trousers!!!! And hair crimping!!!

  • lucky charm23

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    over 2 years ago

    Remember those little circles with the bar across them (kind of like a no-smoking sign) where you pulled one side of your t-shirt through? Definitely those - they came in all sorts of neon colours...looked great when you wore leggings - NOT!

  • drhawking

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    over 2 years ago

    Those horrible fluro caps that had the long material trailing from the back to cover your neck to protect it from the sun. They looked awful! Why did we ever wear them?

  • Karleen

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    over 2 years ago

    So glad to be out of lime green matching short vest combos and high waisted parachute pants!!! what were we thinking?

  • Explorer1307215

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    over 2 years ago

    Happy Pants, they may have been comfy, but those colours were terrible

  • charmed_tiger6

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    over 2 years ago

    Oh my god...where to start?! Fluro coloured clothing, vest skiivy looking tops, scrunchies, leggings with a baggy jumper (with the big pocket in the middle), those scrunch down socks, some bad looking hairstyles (i was young and trying to keep the hair out of my face), tamagochis being banned in schools! lol, tazos!, the old brick phones, cassette tapes and forever having to wind them back up and hope that they will still work, cameras that took film (although I guess it was fun to be surprised by the photos due to forgetting about them after the process time etc.), vhs tapes (same issues as cassette tapes and also they took up soo much space and were ugly), slow dial up internet and the crappy slow computers back then... thank god we were oblivious to the fact they could be a billion times better like they are now! Sooo many things... Though what is better about now compared to then is that I am older now which means I can travel on my own and work to make money to do so! =) Oh and don't get me wrong, there was some cool stuff back then like some of the music, tv shows and movies :)

  • mollysky

    mollysky

    over 2 years ago

    Skidz for the early 90's... and overall's just in general. AND SKETCHERS!

  • tropicali1234

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    over 2 years ago

    Are you afraid of the dark! (tv show)

  • EuroExplorer2014

    EuroExplorer2014

    over 2 years ago

    Definately the VHS! A pain in the arse to find the shows you wanted to see as fast forwarding and rewinding took ages. Also, over a period of time, the tape degrades to the point it cannot be watched again :(

  • chocolatelocks

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    over 2 years ago

    VHS and Dial Up Internet! I DO miss the good TV shows, though...

  • Cricky

    Cricky

    over 2 years ago

    Did someone say house party. I love me some 90's hip hop. But I was glad to say goodbye to color blocking, baggy pants and the wave hair do with a perfect curl under for the bang portion.

  • atsirhc

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    over 2 years ago

    Floppy discs...enough said. We've come so far!

  • jonnyb

    jonnyb

    over 2 years ago

    Cassette tapes for sure. I love flipping through songs on my MP3 player and wonder why Cassettes even existed for as long as they did.

  • LaurenMilian

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    over 2 years ago

    BUM BAGS! Terrible accessories, no idea how it replaced a handbag. Sadly my Dad refuses to leave his in the 90's and dons his neon one whenever he can.

  • jonnyb

    jonnyb

    over 2 years ago

    I was the cool cat in school. Had a nice Jan Sport backpack which I one strapped onto my back and had the latest trapper keeper design to keep all my sports team notebooks in. A fashion sense that would put Zack Morris and Slater to shame.

  • kc83

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    over 2 years ago

    Cassette tapes! Such a pain fast forwarding and rewinding the tape to try and get to the song you're looking for!

  • iclyne

    iclyne

    over 2 years ago

    My favourite yet now most hated was the tie dye fluro outfit I had. Honestly I looked like the son of a hippy. Tie Dye shirts with Matching Tie Dye shorts and sandals.

  • TrevorB

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely VHS. Although I wish the sick clothing would come back in, love the colors.

  • B

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    over 2 years ago

    hahaha its really funny reading all these
    @Ashlea - I totally agree about the pontail and the two pieces left out in the front. Sadly I was one of those people!
    I am so glad that I have out-grown the stage of my life with younger me sitting on the bus clutching her brand new discman, changing the cd over from R.E.M's “Losing My Religion” to Kriss Kross's "Jump".
    Coming back from school and watching the Fresh Prince of Bel Air and macaulay culkin in Home Alone. The weekends were spent hanging out in the local park with all the kids wearing our daggy-baggies matching track suits!! and marvelling over the brand new Razor scooter's.
    I am so glad we left the track pants behind and mum having the need to buy me and my sisters matching EVERYTHING.

  • •sarah•

    •sarah•

    over 2 years ago

    Dial up internet...I can still hear the dialing tone in my head to this day...

  • Inaru

    Inaru

    over 2 years ago

    Austin Powers "Yeah Baby"

  • gavinkayla

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    over 2 years ago

    The hypercoloured clothes and trackies - I'm glad these days they are just left to clowns!!!

  • Inaru

    Inaru

    over 2 years ago

    Austin Powers "Yeah Baby"

  • Lordtommo

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    over 2 years ago

    I Think I'd have to say the mini disc player, what an expensive, uninspiring piece of junk that was. I ended up using it as a paper weight about two years after I brought it!

  • mtrumantigeru

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    over 2 years ago

    acid wash jeans... ew.

  • NikSmiles

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    over 2 years ago

    Massive Optical Glasses that covered my whole face ...wooooo hoooooo :D

  • TarafromNS

    TarafromNS

    over 2 years ago

    VCR and "walkman" portable radio - gotta love the ipod!!!!!

  • Chelsea

    Chelsea

    over 2 years ago

    corduroy clothing! especially the ones that people thought looked good in pink. it just isn't as pretty as what we all thought back then.

  • Explorer1382275

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    over 2 years ago

    The 90s was the decade when my mum thought it was a good idea to clothe me in a matching themed jumper and leggings, paired with a headband, jelly sandles and socks. Even as a kid it was not a good look!

  • Explorer1279131

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm very happy that we left stirrup pants in the 90's!

  • Explorer1279131

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    over 2 years ago

    Oh and lets not forget the crimped hair!

  • Aymie

    Aymie

    over 2 years ago

    Jellies!! They were pretty uncool

  • Kylie

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    over 2 years ago

    OMG definately the portable CD player. I remember lugging that thing around on the train for my hour long ride to work. It took up half your hand bag, and then you'd have to take extra CD's as well. They even use to have the CD walkman bags in the B105 showbags so you can carry it with your CD's.

  • Profile_placeholder_tiny

    over 2 years ago

    floppy disks, VCR, disposable cameras and crimped hair.

  • MorganSpiked

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    over 2 years ago

    I had a flouro pink and blue shellsuit with zebra piping down the arms and legs and at the time thought I looked the business and my mates were all jealous of my snazzy shellsuit especially when I paired it with my flouro blue Reebok hightop trainer. Sadly photographic evidence of me wearing this outfit exists and everytime I visit my parents I have to see it. I don't know what my mum was thinking of when she a) bought me the shell suit and b) when she actually let me leave home wearing it:)

  • Mika29

    Mika29

    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad we left spray jackets and mullets (well, most of us did hehe) back in the 90's! Double cringe when paired together! Why? I think you all know!! haha

  • mmount

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    over 2 years ago

    Any ladies out there remember scrunchies and butterfly clips? Those along with huge bangs made you the popular girl!

  • ExoticPrincess

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    over 2 years ago

    I traded cassette tapes and VHS for iPods and Blu-rays.

  • Kon_knee21

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    over 2 years ago

    Cassette Tapes and VCR's. I hated having to rewind and fast forward just to listen to a song again!! I remeber I used to recrd songs from the radio onto a tape. HAHAHA thinking back on that I always had half the song cut out :)

  • NurseKara

    NurseKara

    over 2 years ago

    I'd have to say the hairstyles. Big Hair, Side pony tails and I'll even add the Burt Reynolds dirty moustache. They can definitely stay in the 90's.

  • NikkiC

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    over 2 years ago

    I was only a young child in the 90s, but I tell you what, those huge multi-coloured Hair scrunches and the fringes my mum used to style for me were so lame! glad they're gone for sure :D

  • thatgirlpossessed

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    over 2 years ago

    Bike shorts. Seriously who thought wearing bike shorts was ever a good look, especially the typical 90s American TV scene of a guy wearing lycra ones and rollerblading somewhere. I have a picture of me wearing a pair of colourful butterfly print ones and I cringe.

  • Gerry

    Gerry

    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad to be rid of tear aways and the disc man! you were almost 100 % guaranteed to have them ripped off of you while walking with your disc man on... I wish I could say that I wore underwear at that age but I thought I was too good for them.

  • jrober38

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    over 2 years ago

    Florescent coloured ski suits. Whoever thought neon was fashionable on the slopes was dead wrong...

  • Steven

    Steven

    over 2 years ago

    Tamagotchi! It was a huge fad at my school, so to be "cool" i got myself one. I just couldn't see what was so great about them. My electronic pet died in a week...sad times.

  • amandagriffin88

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    over 2 years ago

    That would have to be the one-piece wrists to knees, zip-up full body swim-suit I rocked out in in the 90's. It was blue, and had bright yellow flowers and did not let a ray of sunlight so much as glint on my skin from the knee's up. Disgraceful. I blame mother. ....but I cannot explain the continual wearing of it for the many years after her initial purchase...

  • Jessica

    Jessica

    over 2 years ago

    Thinking back I can't even believe we survived without mobile phones. Imagine having to be AT your house in order to receive a call... and forget about texts! How did we find our way around if we were lost? Or even let someone know we were late?
    With relying on landlines as our main mode of conversation EVERYONE knew who was calling... "Jesss it's your booyyyfriend." Talk about no privacy!

  • Julie88

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    over 2 years ago

    Thankfully I was born in the late 80s so was still too young for most of the awful 90s fashion. But who could forget the high waisted jeans or denim overalls with the little mid-drift top. There was way too much denim in the 90s.

  • Alex

    Alex

    over 2 years ago

    i am very happy to have left behind:
    - peddle pushers.
    - peddle pushers with the skirt over the top
    - platform sneakers.
    - sneaky jeans (runners nd jeans)
    and double denim, especially with sneaky jeans thrown in.

  • DDelaurier

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    over 2 years ago

    The mushroom cut/undercut hair style. Thanks mom!

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  • Sherry

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    over 2 years ago

    I was so fortunate to be born in the early 90s, however I did catch some of the bad things off the 90s from what I remember :P Some of those things were those elastic black chokers, that you would be able to wear on ur neck and ur arm. another thing was the VHS and most definitely the multi-coloured togs :/ wow! hated those things.

  • Sherry

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    over 2 years ago

    I was so fortunate to be born in the early 90s, however I did catch some of the bad things off the 90s from what I remember :P Some of those things were those elastic black chokers, that you would be able to wear on ur neck and ur arm. another thing was the VHS and most definitely the bright multi-coloured togs :/ wow! hated those things.

  • apryor01

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    over 2 years ago

    the nineties was the best decade ever...
    with the matching fluro pants and matching sweater...
    we had spice girls blasting from our walkman...
    and who could forget that backstreet boy band...

    Leonardo dicaprio poster on my wall...
    with flower thongs making us all extra tall...
    then harry potter emerged in 1997,
    had tv shows like friends or 7th heaven

    we had playstation, game boys, nintendo 64,
    we had jenga, guess who and even connect four,
    with everyone reppin' the crimped hair,
    and who could forget the fresh prince of bel air

    see the nineties was the best decade,you know this is true,
    even with dial up taking more than a minute or two,
    the nineties have come and gone so fast,
    so lets hold onto those memories of the good times of the past!

  • Caity91

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    over 2 years ago

    My denim bell bottom pants with matching denim cropped tank top! Denim on denim is a no and also for a young girl the outfit was quite risque, what was i thinking?!?!?!

  • Monashee

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    over 2 years ago

    Dial-up internet - I'm so glad technology has progressed and we don't need to endure the annoying connecting sound and slow speed anymore!

  • Tracey

    Tracey

    over 2 years ago

    Happy Pants! Man those MC Hammer happy pants that should have been left on Jeannie from 'I Dream of Jeannie'. I am so glad those were left behind and have yet to make it major comeback like everythin else.

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    I am so glad that the 20th century left behind non digital cameras- imagine going on holiday now and having to reinsert film every 20 minutes! (or in my case every 20 seconds) So appreciative of the new camera technology that keeps getting released - makes coming home from travelling and being able to relive the experience through high definition photos just that little bit more bearable!

  • EmilyJWilkes

    EmilyJWilkes

    over 2 years ago

    Even though I was only young, I have to say the matching pale blue and yellow floral skort (skirt x shorts) and matching vest top outfit my mum made me, which I used to wear EVERYWHERE was pretty daggy looking back! As well as mulit coloured thick leggings, and overalls...how we loved denim.
    VHS used to be great until we discovered that dvds dont need rewinding, and rewinding suddenly took FOREVER! :P oh how time flies, back when we had teletubbies, noddy, johnson and friends, round the twist, and all thoes bizzar and somewhat creepy childrens tv shows. as much as they scared me i have to say im glad we got over those.

  • ash89

    ash89

    over 2 years ago

    I wore clogs, I thought they were cool. Clip clopping along, black heavy ugly shoes they were. I also don't miss scrunchies..

  • Katie.Sease

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    over 2 years ago

    Jelly shoes, I think they are coming back in style. They gave you the worst blisters. That and hair scrunchies. You weren't cool unless you had a ponytail to the side in a scrunchie.

  • sammorey

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    over 2 years ago

    definately acid wash and jelly sandals, amazing at the time but they below in the 90's!

  • kahlia

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    over 2 years ago

    the ridiculous layering in the 90's was crazy. being a 91' baby my mum use to dress me up like a christmas tree!
    they say blue and green should never be seen unless a colour in between.. well this rule certainly didn't exist in the 90's because i was rockin' blue shirts with green overalls, pink shoes & a big colourful flower in my overly hair sprayed blonde hair!
    the worst fashion accessory in the 90's? the awful overalls! the only people that could ever pull them off are Monica, Phoebe & Rachel from Friends in 90's! Let's forget they ever existed & leave denim for jeans :)

  • steph003

    steph003

    over 2 years ago

    For fashion I would say:
    Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses – because now they are back in style and everyone likes a comeback kid ;)

    Oh and for tech:
    I would have to go with - VHS, Discmans, CRT T.V.s, 1st generation computers … but I am NOT glad they went away at all, just glad they got a much needed upgrade or change; like some people (hint-hint :D)

  • Kadisha

    Kadisha

    over 2 years ago

    Wow... I love the 90's and it's coming back with all of those neon colors! I sure remember watching Beverly Hills 90210, listening to the Spice Girls and rock those huge shoes!? What about when Vanilla Ice traumatized me with his Ice Ice baby song! I must admit that I was in love with Nick Carter from the Backstreet Boys ;) There are some things that I sure do not miss like the VCR and cassettes! But there is one thing that I will love... to travel to South America. Arriba!!!!!!!!

  • Veronica

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    over 2 years ago

    In general, ALL the big bulky devices.....the big walkmans, VCRs, big cell phones, cassettes and vhs tapes....NOW everything conveniently comes in smaller devices and media is stored in usb keys.

  • Alex

    Alex

    over 2 years ago

    Flannel shirts. We all aspired to be lumberjacks.

  • Ready2Travel

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    over 2 years ago

    FLOPPY DISKS!
    Needing to treat them like your great grandmother's china and keep them away from dirt, dust, sun, wind, rain, heat, cold ... LIFE ... otherwise they would develop bad sectors and ALL your 1.44MB of data would be LOST FOREVER!

  • mw

    mw

    over 2 years ago

    body glitter b/c it never washes off. and the fanny pack. they may be practical but i still make fun of my mom for using one.

  • Jordanh8

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    over 2 years ago

    It has to be the Walkman "Discman", as cool and hip as they were, they were a drag to carry around considering my pockets weren't nearly big enough.

  • Explorer1240444

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    over 2 years ago

    glad to me done with tear-away pants...was always so afraid someone would forget to have something underneath....plus they never ripped off completely in the first go, so the benefit was totally lost

  • GIMo

    GIMo

    over 2 years ago

    The mullet, femlet, teasing of hair, crimping, and above all, the illustrious "tail". I'm so glad those hairstyles are gone.

  • Kelley

    Kelley

    over 2 years ago

    maybe it's because i was young in the 90s, but i'd be glad to have most of it back! the music, the fashion, VCRs, cassette players... call me old fashioned, but that sounds like a good life to me :)

  • Tess

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    over 2 years ago

    Videos (VCR's), I'm so glad I no longer have to see the rewind lines on the screen, I don't have to blow off all the dust before putting it in the player and I don't miss having to pull out all the broken bits of plastic and tape when one got stuck in the player!

  • Danthanh

    Danthanh

    over 2 years ago

    My childhood was the 90's!! So although I have fond memories for certain things, I am glad to leave a few in the past. In terms of fashion, I do not miss scrunchies, acid wash jeans/the jean on jean style and jean overalls. With technology, I don't miss my cassette tapes and cassette player, sony walkman, panasonic discman or floppy discs. I also don't miss my dial-up internet! I still remember the time where I got my internet through AOL after installing a CD. Haha. Scenes from the movie "You got mail" run through my head.

    As for any childhood toys, does anyone remember Furby?! Haha. I had one but now I don't miss it at all. Kinda creepy now that I think back on it.

  • tanyaj

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    over 2 years ago

    Happy to see the demise of the caps with flap at the back that conveniently rolls up and attaches with velcro! Sun smart for the amazing NZ summers maybe, but definitely not a good look (even if they did swing out like a mini cape in the wind).

  • cindyyoleisha81

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    over 2 years ago

    I would definitely leave the flared un-hemmed pants that drag along the floor when you walk, and eventually became ragged and disgusting. LEAVE THEM IN THE 90s!!

  • Samantha

    Samantha

    over 2 years ago

    Pre-Paid Dial-Up internet. It took a half an hour to download a song, 6 hours to download a music video clip and a movie? Don't even bother!
    Especially when I'd get halfway through downloading something, then mum would get on the phone and I'd have to start all over!

  • Explorer1320859

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    over 2 years ago

    The entire 90's can be forgotten! The home cut bowl styled hair, purple and aqua happy pants that I thought were amazing but were actually hideous and the hypercolour shirts - not the greatest thing to wear to school and do sports in. Snap pants can also stay in the 90's the fear of someone ripping them undone, way too much to handle.

  • Niki

    Niki

    over 2 years ago

    Three words: Jean overall shorts.... oh yeah. Those were bad. I had more than a few pairs and I used to leave one strap undone and hanging, because I was cool like that. lol. Those can stay in the 90's thank you very much.

  • AshBujeya

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    over 2 years ago

    oh the colour! oh the hairspray! oh the midriffs! from a time when men in tight jeans was sexy to a time when men wear tighter jeans than the girls! but the 80's was a wonderful time when girls just wanted to have fun and guys just had to have faith! i wish i was around in the 80's just so i could look back and wonder just how i thought my hair being as tall as the ceiling was sexy!! it'll come back! the 80's with all their flouro glory are COMING BACK!

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    I am so pleased that the massive, inconvenient mobiles of the 90's did not see it through to the 20th century. I would like to say no to radiation levels and hello to pocket carrying convenience!

  • katy

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    over 2 years ago

    Nothing wrong with the 90's! I loved every stylish moment of it! Fashions come and go, we can look back now and say how hideous our outfits were but if we kept all our clothing, our kids or grandkids would wear them proudly! The same can't be said for technology, when it comes to that....bring on the future!

  • georginags

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    over 2 years ago

    Argh BUTTERFLY HAIR CLIPS AND HAIR MASCARA!! The clips were too difficult to put into my frizzy hair and hair mascara just freaked me out. It looked like people had coloured plastic hanging out of their heads

    BUT the one thing I want to see back in - those t-shirts that change colour when you apply heat! I’m not sure if they are from the 80s (I had one in the 90s) but those were fun

  • suzd1990

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely the choker necklaces. They were foul, and seemed a little bit like a fetish.

  • Varsha

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    over 2 years ago

    3/4 length cargo pants! I'm pretty tolerant about clothing but that was an assault on the eyes.

  • bectaylor24

    bectaylor24

    over 2 years ago

    We can't forget the TAMAGOTCHI! The 'virtual pet' which needed more care and love than any living being. I don't think anyone I knew left the house without one round their neck, or gave it to their parents to look after when they were banned from school. What a waste of time!

  • Jen1101

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    over 2 years ago

    Fanny Packs and scrunchies! Yuck!

  • daniciampa

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    over 2 years ago

    The little white socks with frills at the top. There are way too many photos of me wearing these teamed with my blue school dress and brown rossi boots. Talk about EmBarrAsIng!!!

  • Beck

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    over 2 years ago

    The tights with boots and big puffy socks...omg lol terrible!

  • Explorer1137760

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    over 2 years ago

    OVERALLS!!! Nobody looks good in overalls. Period.

  • louissaunders

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    over 2 years ago

    cassette tapes getting chewed by the stereo!

  • Crystal

    Crystal

    over 2 years ago

    Side ponytails and anything that resembled the hairstyles of New Kids on the Block or Vanilla Ice.... yikes!!!

  • Ainslee

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    over 2 years ago

    Cassette tapes that got stuck in the tape deck in the car! How annoying!! And double denim, what were people thinking???

  • emwebbwagg

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    over 2 years ago

    Boomboxes.... although they were and still are amazing, they just dont fit in your pocket like an iPod.

  • Cathy

    Cathy

    over 2 years ago

    Showing my age here, but most things in the 90s are shrouded in an air of nostalgia for me - the horrible clothes, the frustratingly slow technology (although I do like the VHS' ability to remember where you were up to, for eternity), the old computer operating systems... I guess I'd say the one piece of tech I'm happy to have left in the 90s - physically left, as I buried it in a potplant out of frustration - were the tamagotchis. I was far too young to be able to look after another creature, living or technological. Who needs that kind of pressure?!

  • Jessica

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    over 2 years ago

    Mid-drift tees and choker necklaces,, soooo glad they are a thing of the past. Althoguh unfortunately they mid-drifts are coming back :(

  • lyt

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    over 2 years ago

    8-Ball leather jackets and Hammer pants. Why? Exactly.

  • Em

    Em

    over 2 years ago

    Chillin in my lee pipes, felt stylin like TLC in those, So hot in those baggy jeans!

  • Explorer1412866

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    over 2 years ago

    Can I call an equal tie between Hammer Pants and Scrunchies. I mean, Scrunchies were far more widespread, but, hammer pants...just....they give me chills even thinking about them.

  • yesterdays-angel

    yesterdays-angel

    over 2 years ago

    velour leggings...nuff said

  • Explorer1412866

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm also glad we left Napster behind. That horrible piece of virus riddled software is in the grave where it belongs. Now, Walkmen are something that I only have positive things to say about.

  • KristynTahnee

    KristynTahnee

    over 2 years ago

    Wearing my big hair Scrunchy with all those funky butterfly clips, BODY GLITTER on. Sportin' my Midriff Top, ripped jeans above the waist. Rockin' down the street to the Spice Girls and Hanson on my walkman yeah! Ooh! Gotta get home in time for 90210! "Like you knooow...whatever!"

  • Serena

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    over 2 years ago

    I am guilty of this fashion faux pas and now that I come to think of it, when did I ever look good in a 'Poncho'.
    The time I wore it to school on my birthday - NO
    The time I wore it to the Beach - NO
    The time I wore it to a party - NO

    Darn, this would explain why I didn't have too many friends during my childhood. While I thought I looked pretty hot, people thought otherwise.
    (Yes, all those photographs of my in my poncho are now burnt)

  • Lauren.

    Lauren.

    over 2 years ago

    Sadly I am guilty of all of these - Butterfly Hair Clips, Midriff Halterneck Tops, Hair Beads and the stylish look of a slicked back pony tail with 2 pieces of long fringe down the front of your face.
    Something that SHOULD have been left back in the 90's though but somehow got through, was Jeggings. Hidious!

  • Clairebear19

    Clairebear19

    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad to have left behind Spice Girl shoes (shudder). I'm pretty sure if you were a teenage girl (or even a fabulous boy) in the 90's you will understand what I'm talking about and have probably owned a pair yourself. If you don't know them, imagine Nylon/plastic takkies (sneakers for some), on 5cm of spongy high heal. They were just awful, especially because my dog loved to chew on the spongy part, and yet, too many of us die hard spice girl fans HAD to have them. RIP Spice Girl shoes, may you NEVER make a come back.

  • Explorer1331059

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad we left behind the big tv and computer monitors! If you wanted a big screen you had to be prepared to sit directly in front of it, the colours kinda dull and the back of it to be just as deep as the width of it - so much space wasted in your lounge! Also glad we left the big cargo pants with the million straps coming off them that did't really have any use but both the pop star wanna-be kids could wear them as well as the skater punk kids!

  • CarlyJDevine

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    over 2 years ago

    I am proud to say I have left behind the fluro bomber jackets and matching parachute pants in the 90s......so embarrassing mum!!!!!!!!!!

  • Explorer1315798

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    over 2 years ago

    Walkmans! Thank god for ipods

  • Vorbis

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    over 2 years ago

    Cassette tapes - I used to fall in love with ONE song, buy the band's tape, and then have to spend forever finding the damn thing each time.

  • Lana

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    over 2 years ago

    The walkman and the VHS ; you got to just love "the want it now" generation

  • Pamela

    Pamela

    over 2 years ago

    Cassette tapes! Sitting in front of the radio waiting for your favorite song to come on so you could record it. Glad I have iTunes just to buy it now!

  • Jessica

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    over 2 years ago

    Audio Tapes! Despite the great times sitting listening to the radio & making mixed tapes of fave songs, the quality and tediousness is not to be missed. Clothing... USA hoodies and flared jeans, can someone say tacky!?

  • Springy

    Springy

    over 2 years ago

    It would definitely have to be denim overalls teamed up with a denim jacket! I'm definitely happy to have left those fashion pieces back in the 90's!

  • Patchooh

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    over 2 years ago

    Double cuffing of denim jeans. It really wasn't flattering on anyone. The big problem is....it's back in style. And I'm doing it too!!!

  • laura61092

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    over 2 years ago

    Those hideous looking bun nets that should have only been reserved for dancers..and yet we all wore them at some point.

  • Danielle

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    over 2 years ago

    lemon juice brassy bleached hair... enough said

  • Explorer1211456

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    over 2 years ago

    Snap bands! Any item of jewellery that is thick and elastic, tie-dyed and fluro are not accessories to any outfit!

  • Sez

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    over 2 years ago

    The small floral patterned dresses, leggings and tops...and now they're coming back again :( Other than that, I quite liked the 90s, granted, I was a kid :)

  • Maddi3

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    over 2 years ago

    It was cool when i was in school in the 90's to take the blue plastic round thing out of coke bottle lids, cut out the middle and stretch them into a fashionable bracelot haha!!. I'm pretty sure they stopped making them with that inside for this reason!

  • Dannie

    Dannie

    over 2 years ago

    Double denims

  • Chaloo

    Chaloo

    over 2 years ago

    My "Baby Spice" Spice Girls platform shoes for sure! Spent a fortune on the things to make sure I was the coolest girl in my class. Oh I was blinded by the power and influence of the Spice Girls and their motto of "GIRL POWER!"

    http://rachelrabbitwhite.tumblr.com/post/8116418036/oh-no-he-jeffrey-campbell-spice-girls-shoes

    I also owned the PlayStation one Spice Girl game (that's commitment).

    *Begins singing "Stop right now, thank you very much, I need somebody with a human touch" tra lala

    Oh go on, you know you want to sing along :)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O3b_7hdWiM&feature=related

  • Julie

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    over 2 years ago

    my hair crimper

  • Jennifercarlton24

    Jennifercarlton24

    over 2 years ago

    As a little kid gorwing up in the 90's I obviously didnt get much say in what I wore but I am so glad to be rid of the hideous floral printed tights with stirrups that my mother used to dress me in...sorry mum

  • Tenille

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    over 2 years ago

    lycra bike pants with a baggy t-shirt - need i say more?

  • rashul

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    over 2 years ago

    Justin Timberlake with bleached-blonde, spikey hair

  • bridgey

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm glad those tacky platform flip flops and sneakers were left in the 90's!

  • DoraExplorer

    DoraExplorer

    over 2 years ago

    Scrunchies. Especially fluro scrunchies, lets keep them as a carefree fashion statement from the 90's.

  • Mona

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    over 2 years ago

    defenitely the shoulder pads and the vhs. glad we don't have to rewind to be kind :-P lol

  • TravelBug79

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    over 2 years ago

    did someone say.......FANNY PACKS? Sure they were great for carrying your pogs and NKOTB (thats new kids on the block for you non fans!) trading cards....but paired with your 1 shoulder overall shorts and visor.....i'm glad those days are gone. :)

  • Explorer1376389

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    over 2 years ago

    Tapes and Tape Players. I cant believe it took so long to discover DVDs were just so much better!

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