Millenials Still Remember These Old Things… (37 PICS)

Posted in PICTURES       10 May 2022       1565       7 GALLERY VIEW



The delightful lady from the Honey Bunches of Oats commercials:

The comfy — super well-worn — chairs that Barnes & Nobles used to have:

The three- or five-disc DVD changer that was the ultimate luxe — being able to put several of your favorite movies in at once truly felt like the peak of technology:

DVDs that were basically screensavers and played several hours of a reef or aquarium scene:

The coupons that came inside DVDs, which sometimes were legit great coupons:

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The 1-800-COLLECT commercials that were part of a Buffy the Vampire Slayer contest:

The Jerry Springer Too Hot for TV! VHS tape that they would show commercials for late at night:

Old-school arcade change machines that had the giant metal fronts and the big red button:

Emeril Live and his "bam!" catchphrase:

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And the original Japanese Iron Chef series, which was the most dramatic cooking show ever:

The Michael Graves section at Target, which was full of home accessories that were just so chic:

And the clothing sections of Target having red carpet:

Elton John's "Candle in the Wind 1997" single, which everyone owned a copy of:

TLC's Clean Sweep (which was like a hoarders version of Trading Spaces)...

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...and Discovery Channel's The Christopher Lowell Show, which were daytime TV shows you'd always watch reruns of if you stayed home sick:

McDonald's gift certificates that you would get from relatives who had no idea what to get you as a gift:

And the N64 players inside McDonald's that were just germ collectors:

VH1's Divas Live, which was truly an EVENT and MOMENT:

The giant stuffed animal pile (that you just wanted to jump into) in the back of Disney Stores:

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The old Comedy Central logo:

MTV's 10 Spot programming block:

Fox's criminally underrated stop-motion TV series, The PJs, which starred Eddie Murphy:

The old logo for Boomerang — and also all the old pre-1990 cartoons that they used to show:

The giant and heavy TVs they would put on display endcaps inside stores:

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The yellow video game tickets you'd give the cashier at Toys "R" Us in order to buy an item:

Restoration Hardware stores that were light and bright (painted with mint green walls) and sold kitschy throwback stuff:

Rebecca Romijn as the host of MTV's House of Style:

Dolly the sheep (the world's first cloned mammal):

The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, which were a legit awards show:

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Real California Cheese commercials (that featured this logo):

The games Rosie O'Donnell would play with the audience on The Rosie O'Donnell Show:

Rosie's house band, John McD and the McDLT's:

When record stores would arrange their singles and albums based on chart placement:

Sam Goody with its so-late-'80s store designs:

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Chuck E. Cheese's late '90s/early '00s makeover (where he was supposed to be some sort of skater):

The green carpet inside Chuck E. Cheese that you would crawl all over and was definitely much grosser than you realized:


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Quillie 1 week ago
MusicBox, and the Party Zone.

back in the day when the M in MTV was for Music
       
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Deborah 1 week ago
Quillie,

If we're talking Mtv, I'm thinking headbanger's ball, unplugged sessions, and the animation shows like The Maxx, Aeon Flux, and of course the duo that doesn't even need naming.
       
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Lidia 6 days ago
Deborah,

huhuh.. you said ball
       
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Quillie 6 days ago
Lidia,

yeah, those two
       
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Midge 1 week ago
30 blockbuster awards were legit? lol. those shows were always a scam on popular music and bias. hmm #1 hit? only the most played on the radio
       
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Elena 1 week ago
#25 I even had that Bulls jacket.
       
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Appy 1 week ago
Getting free tapes (and later CDs) from Columbia House, and then getting more just by using a different name.
       
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