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Remember when that was a thing?

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  • iWishMyNameWasRebeliWishMyNameWasRebel Posts: 174Member, Premium Member Posts: 174Member, Premium Member
    Always keeping a quarter when you left the house in case you had car trouble. And a road atlas.
    Parachute pants. Ugh.
    Frosted lipstick. When everyone looked like they had frostbite.
    Dial-up internet. It was amazing. You could start dialing, go make dinner, clean up the kitchen, take your shower, come back to your computer and you were finally connected to the whole world.

    Good grief I'm old. I guess the next thing I should list is indoor plumbing... :D
  • aChuisle_moChroiaChuisle_moChroi Posts: 5,159Member Member Posts: 5,159Member Member
    Zubaz

    *shudder*

    Often worn by dudes with mullets
  • Katiebear_81Katiebear_81 Posts: 719Member, Premium Member Posts: 719Member, Premium Member
    Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman. That was a thing. And Sully? Was that his name? I had one of those roach clip feathers (had no idea what it was) that I clipped at the back like his because I thought that was the coolest idea/look.
  • Just_J_NowJust_J_Now Posts: 9,579Member Member Posts: 9,579Member Member
    Windows 95 and AOL.
  • aChuisle_moChroiaChuisle_moChroi Posts: 5,159Member Member Posts: 5,159Member Member
    Today sponge!!!

    Thank god for the Today Sponge in the early 90s.
    edited April 2018
  • VersicolourVersicolour Posts: 5,867Member Member Posts: 5,867Member Member
    Waistlines above the belly button. And shirts that got tucked into said waistlines!

    Side ponytails - my hair would start to ache eventually

    Moccasins
  • aChuisle_moChroiaChuisle_moChroi Posts: 5,159Member Member Posts: 5,159Member Member
    Yay for side ponytails!

    Sun In
  • marissafit06marissafit06 Posts: 1,996Member Member Posts: 1,996Member Member
    Always keeping a quarter when you left the house in case you had car trouble. And a road atlas.
    Parachute pants. Ugh.
    Frosted lipstick. When everyone looked like they had frostbite.
    Dial-up internet. It was amazing. You could start dialing, go make dinner, clean up the kitchen, take your shower, come back to your computer and you were finally connected to the whole world.

    Good grief I'm old. I guess the next thing I should list is indoor plumbing... :D

    This is back!
  • Avocado_AngelAvocado_Angel Posts: 2,362Member Member Posts: 2,362Member Member
  • Avocado_AngelAvocado_Angel Posts: 2,362Member Member Posts: 2,362Member Member
    Pedal pushers... I thought they were the holy grail of trousers as a nipper. Don't think I'd be so keen to wear them now lol
  • hud54014hud54014 Posts: 3,753Member Member Posts: 3,753Member Member
    Moon_Stone wrote: »
    Garbage Pail Kid Cards.

    I had so many of these. Wish I held onto them
  • QuasitaQuasita Posts: 1,547Member Member Posts: 1,547Member Member
  • seltzermint555seltzermint555 Posts: 9,717Member Member Posts: 9,717Member Member
    Dial-up internet. It was amazing. You could start dialing, go make dinner, clean up the kitchen, take your shower, come back to your computer and you were finally connected to the whole world.

    Fantastic! In college in the late 90s I finally had internet for the first time and shared with my bff/roommate for a year. We had endless fights over the one computer and also the phone, since tying up the computer meant also tying up the phone line. Only year in our 27 year friendship that we fought!

    I honestly didn't know pagers still existed until this thread. I had one for like 2 months in 1996 partly because they were translucent purple & teal, and cost just $4.99/month which seemed like such a great deal. But I used it like once a week to contact my boyfriend at work. Not worth it.
  • Avocado_AngelAvocado_Angel Posts: 2,362Member Member Posts: 2,362Member Member
    Remember when white dog poop was a thing?

    What happened to that ? It just disappeared.
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