25 Classic Phrases From The 90s

If you said this sort of thing nowadays, people would have no idea what you were talking about

The 90s were a crazy time, filled with VHS tapes, the dawn of the internet, and Tamagotchis. It was a wonderful time to be alive, but things have changed a lot since the turn of the millennium. Here are some phrases that only made sense back before the year 2000.

1. “Call me later. My minutes are free after 9pm.”

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2. “They’ll be waiting at the gate when our flight lands.”

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3. “She changed her AIM status and I wasn’t happy about it.”

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4. “Do you have any spare change for me to call home?”

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5. “Use the rewinder, it’s way better than the VCR.”

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6. “I just bought this new album, but I can’t get it open.”

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7. “The floppy is too small for the file, I need to use a ZIP.”

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8. “Be sure to print off the Mapquest directions before we leave.”

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9. “I asked for some Gak for Christmas.”

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10. “Shall we go to the store to rent a movie?”

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11. “Did you remember to bring the adapter? I want to listen to some music.”

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12. “Need to take the ball out of my mouse and give it a clean.”

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13. “I want to see a movie. Let’s check the times in the paper.”

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14. “Want to go online? Wait a few minutes…”

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 15. “The anti-skip protection on this thing is busted.”

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16. “Be careful, you’ve only got 40 frames left.”

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17. “Mom and dad left the number of the restaurant they’re eating at so we can call in emergencies.”

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18. “I get so bored in the bathroom that I read my shampoo bottles.”

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19. “I got this free trial of the internet!”

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20. “I missed the channel! Need to wait for it to roll around again.”

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21. “Which tape can I use to record this show?”

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22. “Don’t turn off until the message tells you.”

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23. “Aw, my pencil ran out of lead.”

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24. “Remember to use the CD-RW, not the CD-R.”

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25. “I’m hanging up!” (Literally)

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