100 Awesome Things from the Indian 90s, that’ll make you wanna go back

Remember your parents complaining “Kids these days…” when you were busy playing Mario for hours together on TV?

Well, it’s your turn now.

Here are some of the coolest things from the 90s India that’ll take you a trip down the memory lane.

I bet you will feel bad for how grown up you are now.

I sure did feel bad, writing this article.

Those were truly the golden days!

No responsibilities, no stress, no frikkin’ Facebook!

Damn, what world are we in these day?

Well, accept it, move on and enjoy this collection.

Don’t forget to share! :)

You secretly hated this guy.

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You still remember the “Jalebeeee…” kid.

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You aspired to be this guy, riding your BSA Champ.street_hawkYou never imagined you could be more handsome.

196471,xcitefun-india-old-ads-22You stole these.

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This was your world before Mp3s.

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You imagined flying, one day.

airindia

You collected these like crazy, and chew off the gum (until the juice lasted).

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These were readable like a million times over and over.

amarchitrakatha

These were yummy. And a luxury that you had to fight to get one.

amulchocolates2

Your first pop addiction.

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You saw many like these in the magazines.

atlas ad

You had one of these. Just like your friends.

bata

Or these.

bata2This guy was the most clever guy you knew.

birbal

 You had one of these. The “always stuck” machine.

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All of your friends had a pair like yours.

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This was a novelty.

box

You instantly recognize this logo.

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The BSA SLR Ad feat. Kapil Dev.

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You actually enjoyed playing this with your parents.

carromboard

You’d set the alarm for every 30 mins.

casio

You pretended playing this, while it was the songbank.

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 This was your show off item.

casio-diary

You traded these.

catridges

You bought these at railway stations.

chacha

You’re thinking about Kroor Singh and his “Yekkuu” laugh now.

chandrakanta

You loved the smell of the ink.

chelpark-ink-india

This one’s too.

cinthol

You hurt your fingers playing this.

contra

You never got this until you were “big enough” to get one.

cricket_bat

Eeew!

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Mom actually put it on you and you liked it.cuticura

You loved these for the magnets.

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And for the “close-open” sound it made.

disney-princess-art-pencil-box

You didn’t get annoyed seeing this (like you do these days with your Internet provider).

doordarshan

You got hypnotized every time this  played.

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Your dad used this.

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You’d be in front of the TV 10 mins early.

ducktales

Your first engineering job.

dynamo

We all had this.

encil

You got this free with Complan.

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You bought it for the cover. Accept it.

frooti

You enacted him after every episode.

giant_robot

 You loved the Amar Chitrakatha series.

gitacomics

 Your “well-to-do” friends introduced this to you. You got one at the local festival.

glasses

You loved the taste, and the color.

goldspot

goldspot2

 You’ve never seen it again.

10paise

Your uncle had one. And you begged for rides.

herohondacd100

 You played all kinda games with the ink. Also, broke the nib.

heropen

You fought with your dad for this.

hotwheels

You haven’t seen this either.

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You tinkered with it, shouting from the terrace.

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Parents bought it for you. Didn’t bother to use.

Kiwi_with_brush

Ahem.

ks

You were kinda uncool then.

ladderad

You crave for it now.

lemon_juice

Your first and last AK 47.

leotoys2

You fancied her.

Liril

Stop shaking your head.

made_in_india

You’d cut out the logo to collect them.

magg

Never saw these again.

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They were cool, then.

mandrake-the-magicianSome of you collected these.

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matchbox

 You either loved this, or didn’t taste it at all.

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Brown paper. You’d make the most of it.670px-CoverTextbook-Step-3

You don’t like the new one.

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Your garland.

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Mom thought you were mad for shouting “by the power offf….”.

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Not all of you will recognize this.

misha

You are singing the jingle now.

mowgli

You really believed it was Japanese technology.

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You flipped over every time you got one.

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You were once cheap.

parrys

Naughty. Naughty.

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Loved all of them.

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You upgraded to one of these.

Pilot hitechpoint

From one of these.

reynolds 045 pen

You still love this model like your current car.

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You never missed an episode.

ramayan

Your first manly shave was on this thing.

razor

You still admire it.

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This should remind you of your teacher.

ruler

You didn’t like your friend for having one of these.

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Female folks in the house had these.shilpa-liquid-kumkum

shilpa-sticker-kumkum

 You only saw a few of these, and thought it was weird.

sipani-dolphin

You hurt your finger spinning it.

spinning-top

You didn’t notice him then.

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You would die for collecting these.

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You were perfectly OK with this. Didn’t even realize the screen was curved then.

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These didn’t make any sense to you.

Vimal

You played with these.

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Your first cricket bat.

writing board

 You collected these like crazy and thought they fought for real.

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 Your first camera and it had no fancy filters.

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I’m sure I missed many things here.

What can you re-collect from your childhood?

What do you miss most from those days?

Mani Karthik

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