So, the whole “Only 90’s kids” club has become such a meme of its own now that it’s experienced some backlash. And no, nobody’s more special than anyone else by virtue of their birthday. But let me just lay out a case for why us 90’s kids did, in fact, occupy an interesting and important moment in history:

• We’re the last generation to remember a pre-internet era, and were there for its infancy
• We’re the last generation to know what America was like before the world turned upside down in 2001
• We brought an everlasting and irreversible curse upon humanity by buying all those Furbies

If that isn’t at least a little noteworthy, I don’t know what is. Enjoy these 13 other interesting tidbits from a decade long ago…

13. Map mat

Just like the navigators of old.

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12. Hocus Pocus

Did you know this movie only has a 34% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes? What the hell?

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11. *sigh* (dances reluctantly)

Hey macare-macare-macarena, hobbydobbydooduwhassabayacosa buena…

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Yup! #90s#90skid#90slife#1990s#thestruggle#truth#comedy#funny#picture#kids#life#love#live#mood#goals#throwback#flashback#wednesday#remember#neverforget#classic#vintage#nostalgia#childhood#memories#goodnight

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10. Parachute time

I was sure this thing would swallow me whole.

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#90s #90skid #90skids #90slife #90sbaby #90sproblem #90sfashion #90sflashback #90stoys #90sgame #90sstuff #goodtimes #goodolddays #nostalgia #nickelodeon #disney #love #childhood #memories #oldschool #oldtimes #goodtimes #throwback #photooftheday #amazing #picoftheday #instadaily #instagood #bestoftheday #ilovethe90s

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9. No fear

When the CD had that big parental advisory sticker on it, you knew it was gonna be lit.

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Did you know someone like this?#90skidsproblems #90skids #todayskidswillneverknow #90skidsrule

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8. A lotta balls

Now we use FRICKIN’ LASERS.

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The joys of taking apart your mouse to play with the tracking ball ? #mouse #ball #computer #accessories #90s #1990 #90skids #90sproblems #throwback #tbt #followforfollow #f4f #follow #followme #picoftheday #problems #firstworldproblems #remember #funny #comedy #90skid #inthe90s #fromthe90s #90smemes #hilarious #likeforlike #like4like #lol

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7. The maze

My dumb as$ thought I could reach the end if I just watched long enough.

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? who remembers this screensaver?

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6. It’s Saturday night

RIP, Chris Farley.

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“No Chelsea. Put the salad down. Do you even want Marcus to notice you next week? You can only eat air and memories from here on out”

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5. Drink the kool-aid

Kids who did A have anxiety disorders now. Kids who did B are all in prison.

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This takes me back. I was A. #90s#90skid#90slife#1990s#throwback#flashback#monday#nostalgia#childhood#remember#neverforget#kids#life#love#memories#moment#takemeback#isitfridayyet#goodnight#goodtimes#classic#funny#picture#fun#thestruggle#school#days

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4. CLACK

Speaking on anxiety…

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3. Block busted

Their messiah left but one message: “Be kind…rewind…”

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??? #90s#90skid#90slife#1990s#blockbuster#newyear#throwback#flashbackfriday#flashback#friday#tgif#remember#neverforget#kids#life#love#live#moment#music#fbf#thestruggle#truth#nostalgia#childhood#goodtimes#theyllneverknow#goodnight

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2. Bubblegum yum

Toss in some ginger ale and a puke bucket and you’ve got the whole set!

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1. Advanced

I must be very dumb because I literally never read any of these.

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Which books are missing from this list?

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Now that you’re feeling all warm and fuzzy, I should probably warn you to acclimate yourself back into the current year slowly. Cause it’s…quite a shift.

What else should be on this list?

Tell us in the comments.