You’re a 90’s kid if…

Note: My answers are in bold.

You remember watching Doug, Ren & Stimpy, Pinky and the Brain, Bobby’s World, Felix the cat, The Tick, and AAAAAAAH Real Monsters!
You just cant resist finishing this . . . “Iiiiiiin west Philadelphia born and raised . . .”
You remember TGIF, Step by Step, Family Matters, Dinosaurs, and Boy Meets World.
You remember when it was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.

You remember reading “Goosebumps”.
When everything was settled by Rock, Paper, Scissors…or Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum, in a dish…or Eeny Meeny Miney Mo…
You remember watching The Magic School Bus, Wishbone, and Reading Rainbow on PBS.
You remember when Yo-Yos were cool.
You remember those Where’s Waldo books.
You remember eating Warheads.
You remember Ring Pops.

When they made the new lunchables so that you could make pizza AND tacos.
You remember Furbies.
Saved By The Bell was the coolest show ever!

You haven’t always had a computer, and it was cool to have the internet.
You watched the original cartoons of Rugrats, Power Rangers, and Ninja Turtles.
You remember Care Bears.
Silver dollars, which were cool to have.
You remember wanting to sit on the orange Nickelodeon couch.
You know the Macarena by heart.
“Talk to the hand” . . . enough said
You always said, “Then why don’t you marry it!”
You remember Highlight’s magazine.
You went to McDonald’s to play in the playplace.
Before the MySpace frenzy . . .
Before the Internet & text messaging . . .

Before Sidekicks & iPods . . .
Before PlayStation2 or X-BOX . . .
Before Spongebob .
When light up sneakers were cool.
When you rented VHS tapes, not DVDs.
When we recorded stuff on VCRs.

Way back.
Before we realized all this would eventually disappear.
Who would have thought you’d miss the 90’s so much!
Post this if you remember these days . . . or if you smiled at one of these things.

Yup, I’m a 90’s kid! Wow, I’m getting old! 🙂

Stereotype Homeschooler Quiz

Growing up/now:

You own/have owned a pair of khaki[x]

You were at least 13 when you first heard the “f” word[x]

Everything in your closet was handed down to you[almost everything]

You do/have tucked things in that shouldn’t be tucked in[I don’t think so :)]

You have been a member of at least three co-ops[]

You were a true 16 and never been kissed[x]

Your mom drives a van of some sort[x]

You have at least one childhood picture where you, your mom, and all your siblings matched[x]

You are/were/will be a PSEO Student[sadly, no…I wish I was able to be!]

At some point in your life you were more comfortable with adults than kids your own age[x]

Have studied ways to defend your beliefs, debate, and/or create laws[x]

Have used uber-conservative Abeka curriculum [for some subjects]

Total: 9

You use big words that most adults could not use in conversation[x]

You can use the words sublime, epiphany, and cognizant correctly[x]

You have a favorite word.[x Does awesome count? LOL Just kidding. It’s really Inconceivable!]

You have an understanding of Latin root words and how to use them[x]

People from the outside world are referred to as “public schoolers”[x lol sometimes]

You or one of your siblings knits.[x]

You laugh at the decline in literacy in America[x]

You score constantly higher than “public schoolers” on standardized tests.[x]

You have no concept of cafeteria food[]

Family vacations are/can be referred to as “Field Trips”[what’s a family vacation? LOL]

Traveling on said vacations have included stopping at historical site markers along the way[]

You have never been in a public elementary school, middle school, or high school during regular school hours (any or all of the above)[x only middle school – I’ve subbed during Elementary & visited my Dad during High School!]

You have gone to or been involved in a Homeschool Convention [x]

Total so far: 19

You read books on a regular basis[x]

You have taken part in a political protest[x]

You were a Pride and Prejudice fan before the movie[x]

You were a Lord of the Rings fan prior to the movie[x as good as the movies are – the books are better!]

You were a Chronicles of Narnia fan before the movie[x]

You speak a language other than English[Yup! Latin, Sign Language, HTML (LOL), some French, Spanish, and Arabic]

You dream of dating characters from books instead of celebrities [I’ll change that to marry :)]

Total so far: 26

It has been assumed that you:

Have won many spelling bees[]

Have no social life[x]

Have no friends of the opposite gender[]

Are outstandingly smart[x]

Are extremely inept[]

Only listen to classical music[]

Play piano or the violin[x]

Do not own a pair of trendy jeans.[]

Have no knowledge of drugs or alcohol[x]

Don’t date, only court.[x]

Have never been to a “party”[]

Know no other beliefs other than what your family believes [x]

Total so far: 32

You have been asked more than once:

Do you wear pajamas to school?[x]

Do you get perfect grades because your mom grades you?[x]

Does your mom teach you, or does somebody else’s mom?[]

How do you meet people?[x]

Why aren’t you in school?[x]

Do you get days off whenever you want?[x]

Are you going to be homeschooled through college?[x]

Do you have a big family?[x]

What are your parents protecting you from?[x]

To quote something famous[]

For the answer, because supposedly homeschoolers always have all the answers [x]

Grading:

1-10You’re not really a homeschooler…You just do school at home.

11-21 You’re a homeschooler, but not what the world expects.

22-32 You’re a normal homeschooler.

33+? You probably wouldn’t have Facebook/a blog to begin with…But congrats! You’re the stereotypical homeschooler!

That was fun! And yes, I am a stereotype homeschooler. I scored a 41.

ATTENTION: All homeschoolers who read this are required to do it too! HAVE FUN!