The Struggles Only ’90s Kids Will Understand

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It’s quite easy to get nostalgic about the ’90s, talking about the joys of owning a Tamagotchi, or being more offline than online. However, not everything was fun and hyper colored back then. If you grew up in the ’90s, you definitely remember the struggles of dial-up Internet, or how you would spend the whole day listening to the radio just to hear your favorite song and record it on a tape. I’m not even talking about all those hours you’ll never get back from rewinding rented VHS tapes…

Are you walking down memory lane already? Then scroll down for 21 things that will resonate with all true ’90s kids!

#1. When your brand new “anti-shock” Discman wouldn’t fit in your pocket…

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#2. …And you would listen to the radio all day long just to record your favorite song on a tape

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#3. Which would break the next day so you spend hours trying to fix it with a pencil

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#4. Or what about those times when you were anxiously waiting for a message from your crush and THIS appeared

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#5. Kids today will never understand what we went through for one game

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#6. Or what it was like to accidently overwrite a floppy disk

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#7. This is what your music library looked like back then

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#8. Try counting all the hours you’ll never get back from rewinding rented VHS tapes…

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#9. And the struggle of trying to play game boy at night was real…

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#10. Fortunately, you could get special lights to attach to your Gameboy

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#11. Or even a magnifying glass for the visually impaired

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#12. Remember when your dad would film your birthday parties with this gigantic camera?

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#13. And when you couldn’t use the Internet…

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#14. Because your mom was on the phone

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#15. Dear Generation Z, try listening to this for one hour straight

#16. I’m not even talking about all the actions you had to take just to burn a CD…

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#17. …only to see this…

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#18. And those times when you were actually waiting for a call but your little brother was using the Internet

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#19. But at least you were a pro at footbag

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#20. You also had these!

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#21. And hemp necklaces went with everything. Things were not so bad after all!

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