40 Things That’ll Leave Any Millennial Trying To Remember When Was The Last Time They Thought About Them

40 Things That’ll Leave Any Millennial Trying To Remember When Was The Last Time They Thought About Them

1.

Disney’s “Fast Play” announcement, which was startling and loud AF:


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2.

DVDs that came in cardboard boxes:

3.

Riverdance, which moms LOVED:

4.

Multi-disc CD player boom boxes that even came with remotes:

5.

Catherine Zeta-Jones as the spokesperson for T-Mobile:

6.

Breyers’ Viennetta cake (which you thought was the FANCIEST dessert ever):

7.

Taco Bell hot sauces that came in packages with this design:

8.

Answering machines that weren’t attached to phones:

9.

And microcassettes that went inside the answering machines:

10.

Disney Store bags that looked like this and that you also didn’t want to throw away:

11.

Kudos (which everyone thought were healthy ’cause they were granola bars):

12.

The annoying Six Flags “old man”:

13.

McDonald’s that looked like this (aka like something out of Saved by the Bell):


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14.

And McDonald’s French fries that came in this packaging:


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15.

The whole people trying to make French fries be called “Freedom Fries” mess:


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16.

Extra-long telephone cords (that were usually used on the kitchen phone):

17.

Cell phones that had walkie-talkie functions:

18.

Blockbuster Video coupons that came in the Sunday newspaper:

19.

Philadelphia Cheesecake Snack Bars (that tasted like heaven):

20.

Those 1-800-Dentist commercials that played non-stop between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.:

21.

And those Girls Gone Wild commercials that played at midnight (usually on MTV, E!, and Comedy Central):

22.

Books that were written specifically to be read on the toilet:

23.

Car stereo systems that looked like this:


Pioneer

24.

ALF doing 1-800-Collect commercials:

25.

A VHS rewinder machine:


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27.

These Liquid Ice Breakers:

28.

Y2K reminders on electronics:

29.

The World’s Finest Chocolates (which you’d low-key eat a few of, even though you were supposed to be selling them):

30.

Pert Plus, which would always leave that distinctive scent in your entire bathroom after you showered:

31.

Logitech’s giant mice:

33.

Super Soaker keychains, which were hard as hell to use and barely squirted water:

34.

Keebler’s Magic Middles cookies that were truly magic:

35.

The very underrated TV series The PJs:


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36.

American Express commercials that featured Jerry Seinfeld and Superman:

37.

Oxygen bars:


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38.

Tiny TVs that came with a built-in VCR:

39.

Virgin Cola, which I don’t think I ever saw anyone drink:


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40.

And finally, Windows Media Player and its hypnotic visualizations:

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