The world is a lot different than it used to be. That goes without saying. These days it seems like everything just moves so fast. The 90’s almost seems like a different century. Wait a minute…yes, it seems fitting for a list such as this. They really were a different century. So much has changed since then. The clothes you wore to high school? No longer cool. The things you collected? No longer cool. The music you listened to? No longer cool. It’s all different now! So if you want to catch up, we’re here for you. That’s what we get paid for – imparting extremely trivial knowledge on to our readers, viewers, and listeners.
Today is going to a marvelous trip back through history. All those things that are no longer cool, no longer true, or just no longer exist…that’s what we’re going to be looking at. There may be some nostalgia, but there may also be some relief. Seriously, who ever thought that Beanie Babies were a good idea? Those stuffed little critters turned every other mom into a rabid stuffed critter collector. Okay, over exaggeration, but jokes aside, these are 25 Things People Actually Believed In The 90’s.
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The future would be better than the past
From the end of the Cold War right up until 9/11, the 1990’s boom made western civilization think that everything would just keep getting better. That optimism was short-lived.
The housing market can only go up
That babies wouldn't remember anything anyway, so we shouldn't use anesthesia
Although anesthesia is always dangerous, research began to show that operating on fully conscious babies was not a good idea.
One day you would take your kids to Blockbuster
Or you would just watch Netflix. That’s cool, too.
When you grow up you, won't just walk around with a calculator in your pocket
Said every math teacher ever.