You Hucked Toonies in a Foolish Attempt to Be Rich
You heard a schoolyard rumour that the government would pay a bounty for anyone with one of those sweet new toonies that split, so you and your friends were throwing toonies around all afternoon until your mom told you it wasn’t true.
Your Mom Made You Get Up and Move Around During Body Breaks
Your Board Games Came with a Lot of Gimmicky Parts
Crocodile Dentist, Grape Escape, Ask Zandar, Mr. Bucket, Shark Attack, Don’t Wake Daddy . . . so many ’90s games needed elaborate plastic toys to make them fun.
You Remember Weird TV Shows That Are Hard to Place
Do you remember plasticky monsters? Could’ve been Bump in the Night or Freaky Stories. Puppets teaching you stuff? That was Professor Iris or Eureeka’s Castle. What about a green puppet alien thing who hung out in her backyard and sort of spoke English but also spoke gibberish and was kind of bald but also had pig tails? That would be Nanalan’, the strangest of the strange Canadian TV shows.
You Have Strong Feelings About the House Hippo
Okay, you know they aren’t real, but why can’t they be?! Who doesn’t want a house hippo?
You Probably Had a Poster of Keanu Reeves or Pamela Anderson on Your Wall