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Things We Don’t Miss From The 90’s [90’s Nooner]

If you grew up in the 1990’s, it was a great time – the music, the television, the epic summer blockbuster movies, the birth of the internet, reality TV that was actually reality TV, the fashion, etc.

But like with any time period that is highly looked upon, there are things we are glad that didn’t stick around.Here’s a list of 5 things we’re don’t miss about the 1990’s according readers on Reddit:


Don’t forget to check out the 90’s Nooner weekdays at Noon. We look back at the music of the 90’s along trivia and more. Pretty much anything goes from the 90’s – so if it’s an obscure band you remember or haven’t heard in a while, send us a request!



CD Player Skipping



Even with the supposed “Anti-Skip Protection” if you breathed on your CD Player the wrong way the thing would skip.

Another thing too – the battery power, or lack thereof. I remember spending most of my allowance on batteries because the power the CD players would suck.




Late Fees



Though they still happen today, they aren’t as bad as they were back in the 90’s. Seemed like every chance Blockbuster (or selected video chain) had to charge you a late fee, they did.







Didn’t you hate it when you would page someone “911” and it took them forever to call you back – It is the 90’s equivalent of not getting a text reply back in modern times from someone for hours on end.

I guess even if the technology changes, some of the problems from the human error side stay the same.




Dial-up Internet



Remember the pains of being on the internet talking with your friends on AOL Chat and someone in the house picked up the phone, cause the connection to disconnect?

Yeah – rough times. Thankfully we have high speed, non-dial-up internet these days.


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The toy was introduced in 1998 and was the hottest thing that Christmas; selling over 40 million units in it’s first 3 years of production. How and why this was the hottest thing, we may never ever know.

For whatever reason, Hasburo decided to bring the Furby back in 2005 and 2012.


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