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Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:47:39 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By cubie:
No surveillance.
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Let's not blow it out of proportion. It wasn't as pervasive or as noticeable but general population surveillance was absolutely present in the 90s.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:48:35 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By 6winchester2:
The movies.

"Pulp Fiction."

"Reservoir Dogs" (think that was 90s, right?).

And of course...

...HEAT!!!!
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Fuck  yes.

Broken Arrow
Independence Day
Last of the Mohicans
The Peacemaker
Ronin
The Hunt for Red October
The Postman
Jurassic Park
Memphis Belle
Last Man Standing
The Edge
Tombstone
Sleepy Hollow
There's Something About Mary
The Fifth Element
The Sixth Sense
Heat
Speed
The Matrix
Saving Private  Ryan
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:49:13 PM EDT
[#3]
My health..
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:49:46 PM EDT
[#4]
gmt400's
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:51:01 PM EDT
[#5]
It was the last of the great decades so everything
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:51:03 PM EDT
[#6]
Lisa, I miss Lisa.

She was always down for ANYTHING, even if there were friends involved.

Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:51:20 PM EDT
[#7]
Young Gen X women.

Society wasn't totally feminized yet.

China was still weak at that time.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:51:31 PM EDT
[#8]
Blissful ignorance.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:51:52 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By sjm1582002:
USENET

No censorship, anything went.

Profanity. Racisim. Doxing. Threats of physical violence.

Some groups made this place look like Romper Room with well behaved little children.

Highly entertaining.
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USENET is still a thing.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:53:05 PM EDT
[#10]
Radio stations were better back then, but I must admit I dig access to music on my phone. I also miss hot chicks not totally fucking up their looks with shitty tattoos.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:53:07 PM EDT
[#11]
Ross Perot
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:53:53 PM EDT
[#12]
Things didn't hurt as much as often.
With a young family it was a financially tight decade for me.
Because of that I really don't miss it.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:54:13 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By AA717driver:
300 horsepower being a lot.

TC
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Lol. I had a Camaro in HS with 320hp and it was the fastest car at my school. My current truck has 420 and child seats in the back.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:54:53 PM EDT
[#14]
Yo!...



...MTV Raps
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:55:34 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By DaveJRSC:
No smart phones existed, social media was nothing more than a few BB’s, and the internet was generally seen as a novelty.
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Yup, the good 'ol days...
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:56:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: steelycr] [#16]
OP had a pretty good list... some of the music was ok... some decent movies... some good tv...

Eta: Art Bell!!!! FUCK YEAH!!!
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:57:56 PM EDT
[#17]
Hip huggers. High waisted jeans are an abomination.


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Link Posted: 9/22/2022 3:58:02 PM EDT
[#18]
Nirvana
Soundgarden
Collective Soul
Pearl Jam
Stone Temple Pilots
Bush
Smashing Pumpkins
Temple of the Dog
Foo Fighters
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:01:18 PM EDT
[#19]
Having hair on my head.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:02:28 PM EDT
[#20]
'90s... not much.  Overrated.  '70s and even (cough) the '80s were better.
Political correctness was beginning to gain traction.
Lead directly to today's woke bullshit.
Continuation of the '80s Nanny state.


What I do miss:

I was young and moved out for the first time.
Some of the music was innovative and great to listen to.
No wife or kids... did a lot of outdoor activities like
camping, canoeing, caving, rock climbing, fishing, and
vacationing in other states and countries.
My Z28 Camaro.
Women looked and behaved like women, and most didn't choose
to look repulsive.
Not proud of it but... screwing bored, horny housewives with
no strings attached.


Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:03:27 PM EDT
[#21]
Rewatching Buffy The Vampire slayer since it aired in 97, gonna have to go with super hot SMG and Charisma Carpenter. God damn SMG was smoking in the first season with the little bit of baby fat she had. (she was 19 in 97 and I was 14.)
Also, not having the Beetus or MS would be nice.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:03:50 PM EDT
[#22]
We all talk about how great the '80s were (and they were great for the most part), but the '90s weren't that bad, either. Personally, I thought the tech from the '90s was the most desirable because it was pretty decent but hadn't taken over peoples lives yet.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:04:54 PM EDT
[#23]
my hair.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:05:40 PM EDT
[#24]
Being in my 20's.

Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:06:37 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By 1975:
80s guy here. Down the road we'll be asking "what do yo miss about the 2020s", but I can't honestly imagine missing anything. This is the shittiest of decades.
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yeah, just wait until running water and electricity go sideways
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:08:30 PM EDT
[#26]
My 30's.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:08:37 PM EDT
[#27]
1991 was much different than 1999.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:11:54 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By 07AMF:
Everything
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My kids were still kids, and they were a blast to have fun with.

The jobs I had in the 1990s, however, were extremely high stress with long hours/weekends.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:12:00 PM EDT
[#29]
Pretty much everything.

I mostly miss my youth and my health. I was in my prime back then.

My wife and I wish our paths had crossed back then. I was a stud Marine and she was a petite young college girl. We would have fucked like rabbits. I told her once that I probably would have put her in the hospital and she agreed.

Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:12:11 PM EDT
[#30]
Most of it. I'm 54 and it was my favorite decade.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:12:30 PM EDT
[#31]
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Originally Posted By Lungbuster:
Hip huggers. High waisted jeans are an abomination.


https://www.ar15.com/media/mediaFiles/196752/47225167-D7B5-410F-9001-720F132179CD_jpe-2535408.JPG
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Indeed!  

High waisted is a refuge for muffin tops, hence their current popularity.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:13:03 PM EDT
[#32]
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Originally Posted By Lungbuster:
Hip huggers. High waisted jeans are an abomination.


https://www.ar15.com/media/mediaFiles/196752/47225167-D7B5-410F-9001-720F132179CD_jpe-2535408.JPG
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With a thong peeking out the back!
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:13:05 PM EDT
[Last Edit: Frank_B] [#33]
No Internet or smart phones.
Flip phones did everything that was really necessary.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:13:19 PM EDT
[#34]
Being in my 30s.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:14:36 PM EDT
[#35]
I miss a lot from the 90's........

but mostly my "erection".
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:15:18 PM EDT
[#36]
Real gun shows with cool shit.

Cheap ammo

Women - you went to bars to pick them up.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:16:37 PM EDT
[#37]
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Originally Posted By aggiesq:
1991 was much different than 1999.
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True. People were just starting to party like it was 1999.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:18:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: Frank_B] [#38]
Angst over Y2K. What few Cobol programmers who still existed were making bank on it.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:19:23 PM EDT
[#39]
Ginger Lynn
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:19:44 PM EDT
[#40]
My life
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:21:08 PM EDT
[#41]
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:22:50 PM EDT
[#42]
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Originally Posted By 07AMF:
Everything
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Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:23:24 PM EDT
[#43]
Youth.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:26:01 PM EDT
[#44]
Two of the biggest things:

1.  Lack of people around.  It wasn't non stop traffic all day.  I remember riding my bike on my street and rarely seeing a car.  Once 8pm came around, the roads were empty.

2.  The feeling that everything was going to be okay.  No far off threats being constantly hammered home.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:26:55 PM EDT
[#45]
My 20's
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:28:02 PM EDT
[#46]
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Originally Posted By DocApocalypse:
Nirvana
Soundgarden
Collecti­ve Soul
Pearl Jam
Stone Temple Pilots
Bush
Smashing Pumpkins
Temple of the Dog
Foo Fighters
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This is the list of shitty bands, right?
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:28:14 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Happy_Hour_Hero:
I miss titties in movies
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Well that did happen in 90’s movies, seemed more of an 80’s movies thing to me.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:30:22 PM EDT
[#48]
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Originally Posted By BPGuy:
My 20's
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Preach.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:31:25 PM EDT
[Last Edit: whollyshite] [#49]
Primarily, being in my teens and early 20s...  

Also:
Pre-smartphone
Somewhat pre-mass social media
Napster
Cheap gas
Cheap cigarettes
Cheap everything
Jobs everywhere
High school
Single and minimal responsibility
Rush Limbaugh Show
Summers in Nashville
Young (but legal) women
Bar hopping
Good music
Parties at my friends' houses.

That's just a few.  I would much rather be back in time to the 90s, as a general rule, but not at the expense of losing my awesome kids.  The 90s were awesome, and an awesome time to become an adult.
Link Posted: 9/22/2022 4:32:44 PM EDT
[#50]
I miss the 70's more, when I was a teenager. Just about everything was legal or, if you were caught, you were told not to do it again.
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