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The 90's

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Gorn Captain, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    Remember the 90's? What are your fond memories of the last decade of the 20th century? I started high school in 97, pager on my belt, ready for action.
  2. Graduated high school in 1991, graduated from college in 1996, got married in 1997. So yeah, I have some pretty good memories of the 90's.
  3. Marial

    Marial Synthlandia Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 8, 2011
    I graduated from hs in '91 too, college in '95. Didn't get married until much later. Mostly I remember it being a time of much greater optimism. These days I find the air to be, generally, a bit more rancid.
  4. I would have to agree. I know people often look to their younger days and fawn over how much "better" it was, but I think it truly was better back then. The economy was okay, there was a little more hope, the world didn't seem as frightening or volatile, and there certainly seemed to be more freedom. I mean, really, the biggest thing we seemed to have to worry about was a president getting.....well, you know...from an intern. It's much different now. The world my kids are growing up in is not very much like the one that you and I grew up in, at least the way I see it.
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  6. bassdude51

    bassdude51 Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    Central Ohio
    I was in my 40s during the 90s and at the time, I thought that the 90s sucked compared to the 50s, 60s and 70s days of my youth.

    But now...............I look back at the 90s with fondness...........compared to the "crap" of the 21st century!
  7. My kids spent their childhood in the 90s, so it was a fun time for us. As far as music goes the only thing I really remember was the Backstreet Boys and N'Sync coming out of my daughter's bedroom. :meh:
  8. I turned 10 in 1990.

    Finished primary school in 1992

    First concert ever: Pantera in 1993. Loved and remember every second of it. One of my all time fav bands and bass players.

    Got my first guitar and kissed a girl for the first time in 1994 .

    Played first gig in 1996.

    Finished HS and got my first car in 1997

    90s rocked!!!!!!!!!!
  9. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
    We had more liberty. 2001 was truly the end of the innocence.
  10. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA

    The 90's. The Cold War ended. Technology was burgeoning. The economy was firing on all cylinders. Gas was cheap. The metal was nu. The grunge was grungy. Progress seemed at hand. Unfortunately, as is the case in most theater, that first act would be much more upbeat than the second act (the 00's) that would follow it. Hopefully these 10's will provide us with an upbeat ending replete with show stopping dance number.
  11. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Disagree , the cold war never ended.
  12. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    It was greatly defrosted.
  13. beavis & butthead, clarissa explains it all, ren & stimply, salute your shorts, OJ messing up my power ranger episodes, a "nice shirt" was a polyester button up, corned beef hash and eggs for dinner because that was all my sister knew how to cook, the tick, the critic, and finally king of the hill and south park

    EDIT: HARRIET THE SPY! Oh my my my I loved me some Harriet the spy...
  14. bluesblaster


    Jan 2, 2008
    not so much, I was working my ass off that decade
  15. HaMMerHeD


    May 20, 2005
    Norman, OK
    Did a lot of things in the 90s. Graduated high school. Joined the army. Left the army. Met the woman I would marry. Yeah. Mostly regrettable. Not a fan of the 90s.
  16. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    OJ used to get in the way of Perfect Strangers. Bastard.
  17. ArtechnikA

    ArtechnikA I endorsed a check once... Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 24, 2013
    Don't remember much of the '90's.
    90-93 was work. Turned 40.
    January 1994 my first wife walked out.
    Two weeks later the Northridge earthquake hit my house.
    Ripple effects of transportation infrastructure disruption cost my job.
    1994->1999 was starting over from scratch and rebuilding everything from zero.
  18. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    I was born '93, yinz is old.
  19. Was born in the 90's and I love everything about them. I'd take them over the 10's any second.
  20. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    Lubs me the 90's! I started HS in 96' and fondly remember my days.
    I had my pager too :)
  21. Gaolee

    Gaolee It's all about the polyester Supporting Member

    All decades and years have their good points and bad points. I was a new parent in 1990, so being a responsible working adult with dependents and being a responsible parent who did all the PTA, kid sports, kid music, etc. stuff defined the 1990s for me.

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