teenager in the 90s?

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Riverclerk, Jan 25, 2006.

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  1. I can vaguely remember the eighties as I was born in 1979, but it was my teenage years in the 90's that stuck out for me. Here ios an e mail that brought back a lot of memories which i received a couple of days ago!!!

    1) 10p Mr Frosty Ice Pops on long summer days!
    2) Gordon the Gopher!
    3) You could do or tried to do the Prodigy step. 'You're no good 4 me....'
    4) You owned or longed for an Adidas three stripe tracksuit
    5) You owned a compilation tape with TOP TUNES such as "Mr Vain", "What is love" and "Rhythm is a dancer" and 'How Bizarre, How Bizarre"
    6) Girls thought Blue Mascara was cool!
    7) Girls actually fancied Garry Barlow more than Robbie Williams
    8) The Racoons! (nuff said)
    9) You owned a pair of Nike Air Max, and wore them to death
    10) Mr Motivator (What ever happened to him?)
    11) Running on the spot dancing!
    12) You wore leggings/cycling shorts with long t-shirts
    13) You owned a Bennetton, NafNaf, sweater shop jumper or waistcoat
    14) Girls owned scrunchies in an array of colours and tacky headbands with their names written on in thick glitter
    16) You bought Smash Hits for the song lyrics and the immense amount of stickers that you would stick everywhere!
    17) You had a pen pal
    18) You could only watch the Simpson's on sky
    19) On a Saturday afternoon you watched Catchphrase, Gladiators, Generation Game, Noels House Party and then Casualty
    20) You taped the Pepsi Chartshow on radio one and tired in vain to pause the tape before the annoying guy talked and ruined the whole thing.
    21) Cans of Coke were 25p
    22) 10p Space Raiders Crisps
    23) A grey Fruit of the Loom jumper was a must have
    24) Sharkie & George were the crimebusters of the sea
    25) Puffa jackets
    26) You used the line "it's a free country" every day
    27) The Sky Sports Blimp!
    28) Impulse body spray for girls
    29) Hooch Alcoholic Lemonade (where's it gone?!)
    30) 'Don't forget your toothbrush', 'TFI' and Big Breakfast with Chris Evans
    31) You had at least one troll
    32) You know the dance to Macarena and Saturday Night. You also tried to scat like Scatman John! Bi bat ba ba da bo...
    33) You watched Baywatch and longed for the day that Eddie & Sharni got together!
    34) You watched Byker Grove 'ha ha ha whatcha laughin at!' (the themesong ending), and saw PJ get shot in the eye with a paintball!
    35) PJ and Duncan not Ant and Dec! Dodgy Pop Not Dodgy Presenting!
    36) Shellsuits & bumbags!
    37) You longed to live in Beverley Hills90210
    38) Home and Away was a prime time ITV programe watched by millions
    39) You owned a Spice Girls album
    40) Fruit salads and black jacks!
    41) Strike it lucky on a sunday night with Michael Barrymore when he was straight & married & not barmy
    42) Chain letters
    43) You had fake ID
    44) You remember Todd Landers in Neighbours
    45) You religiously watched Saved by the Bell on a Saturday morning!
    46) You more than likely lost/nearly lost a wobbly tooth on a wham bar!!
    47) CK one (probably the fake one from the market)
    48) Going Live, then Live and Kicking was the place to be on a Saturday Morning - you know you remember the number 0181 811 8181 (or 081 811 8181 if you're really old!)
    49) You knew every word to the theme tune from Fresh Prince of Bel Air
    50) You collected Premier League Stickers and did swaps at playtime
    51) Girls wore crappy lipstick such as - coffee shimmer, heather shimmer and birthday suit!
    52) You wore kickers and wallaby's with the tags hanging from them
    53) You thought saying - "I know you are, you said you are but what am I" to every cuss that that came your way!
    54) "love got the world in motion" with the John Barnes Rap
    55) When you used to run away from some thing and shout ' leg iiiiiitt'
    56) You'll remember that in the summer of '96, englandbattered Holland4-1 in the european championships only to feel the inevitable heartbreak of losing a penalty shoot-out to Germanyin the Semi-finals.

    You loved the 90's!!

    So does anyone remember any of these!!!
  2. Riverclerk, not wishing to dampen your spirit, most of us on this thread will have spent the 90's in NI, Balkans, Middle East, Sennelager or SPTA
  3. Riverclerk: You are either a young pup, or else I am an old fart! :cry:
  4. Yeah fair point drain, I didnt join until 96 so Im a bit behind the times!!! Sorry guys!
  5. Aww sorry legs, Im just a young pup at 26!!
  6. split the topics apart :wink:
  7. Cheers Canteen, I had a funny feeling after I posted it!!!
  8. I was born in 1985, October but I still remember some of those.. the late 90's, early 2000 are probably more mine. Heh
  9. Remembar most of them brings back some memories of some good times. Most of them are early 90s bordering on late 80s though.
  10. Can of coke was not 25p River Clerk
  11. Born in '81, fcuking brilliant, remember the Scat man? Superb, I know its not that long ago but funny what you forget
  12. He was cooool :D
    Apparently he’s dead now… I guess poo isn’t good for you after all

    Here he is looking his best


  13. I remember them all. I was born in 82, though.

    The worst thing is, I've still got CDs with those songs on, can still remember the lyrics to Fresh Prince of Bel Air and can still do the Macarena and Whigfield :oops:
  14. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Kinhell I was in green baggy skin, DMS and puttees. I am an old git!
  15. feckin hell born in 85 and remember most of these things, NAFnaf jackets classic!!!!