23 Memories Every 90’s Kid Growing Up In The Middle East #kuwait #q8 #uae

September 16, 2014

This list of ‘been there-seen that’ will remind you that you are truly from that glorious time – the 90’s. For the ones who missed out, this is your chance to discover what it was like for a 90’s kid growing up in the Middle East!

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1. This was a very common sight on TV.

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2. Whenever we used to get money on Eid, we used to feel like millionaires.

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3. We spent hundreds of happy evenings playing ice & water, arm wrestling and hop-scotch.

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4. It was a time when we didn’t worry about calories or fat content. If we saw chocolates, we ate chocolates. Period.

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5. Keeping us indoors was impossible. But when we did stay inside, we played fun board games like Snakes & Ladders, Ludo and Monopoly.

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6. You just couldn’t live without Indomie.

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7. It was an achievement for you when you could fake an illness and not have to go to school that day.

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8. Collections of Pokemon cards, Lays tazos & Suntop stickers were like treasures to us.

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9. We used to hate it when we saw this.

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10. Our fingers would hurt but we won’t stop playing games like Mario, Contra and Mortal Kombat.

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11. These were the only things that existed in the name of songs.

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12. The only time you liked writing was when you could use these ink pens. You even loved the smell of ink.

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13. We used to cherish our color pencil boxes.

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14. Erasable pens were our favorite – something that we won’t let anyone else borrow.

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15. A day trip to amusement parks and water parks were the best days of our lives. It was nothing short of an adventure. They all felt like Disneyland to us back then. 

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16. Getting to own a floppy disk was like a dream come true.

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17. You still cherish the mild touch of the wind on your face when you first rode your (BMX or MTB) bicycle without training wheels.

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18. Photography was so much easier, with no fancy technical options.

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19. You were content with this television set, you didn’t mind the curvy picture on the screen.

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20. There were many gaming consoles we tried our hands on – Atari, Family Computer, Nintendo and Sega.

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21. We used to get worried when a game cartridge would stop working and we try fixing it by blowing in it!


22. This was a luxury back then!

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23. Captain Majid used to be your favorite cartoon show!

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  1. Agree and missed those days aww my childhood.

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