When Twitter user @aklingus asked their followers for things that were huge in the '90s that would be impossible to explain to someone born after the 2000s, the response was overwhelming. People brought up pogs, slap bracelets, VHS tape rewinders, and more. What '90s things do you think would be toughest to answer for?
What the hell, who doesn't love a good prompt tweet. 90s kids: quote this with something that was gigantic in the 90s that you couldn't possibly explain to someone born after 2000— AK Lingus In Cartoon Form (@aklingus) July 19, 2021
Collecting calling your folks and giving the operator the name “Dan Needaridehome” so you wouldn’t have to pay the quarter for the pay phone— Dan Rackley (@DanWRackley) July 19, 2021Impossible to explain?
Fake cassette adapters that would allow you to play your CDs through your car’s tape deck. pic.twitter.com/kyIG4g7MJE— Decent Trial Lawyer (@DecentTrial) July 19, 2021Impossible to explain?
Car Stereo Faceplates
Taking the faceplate off your car radio off to prevent theft—or the entire radio which wasn’t small.— Gen X GRRRetch (@Gretchen415) July 19, 2021
And latching The Club on your steering wheel.Impossible to explain?
We Had To Hustle To Hear Our Favorite Songs
Waiting around listening to the radio on your boombox so that you could hit "record" on the cassette part when your current favorite song came on— jml (@__JML__) July 19, 2021Impossible to explain?