+1,266

Being a 90's baby and being a 90's kid are two very different things, amirite?

94%Yeah You Are6%No Way
BreakfastFans avatar
Share
3 163
The voters have decided that BreakfastFan is right! Vote on the post to say if you agree or disagree.
This user has deactivated their account.
@355518

The reason why people born from 1993-1999 are so ashamed of being 2000s kids is because of real 90s kids (1983-1992) being smug towards 2000s kids.

If YouTube, Twitter, Tumblr, and Amirite started in 1995, and the present year was 2002, we would have 80s kids (1973-1982) being smug towards 90s kids, and people born from 1983-1989 would be ashamed of being 90s kids, and would call themselves 80s kids.

Just wait. In 2022, we will have 2000s kids (1993-2002) being smug towards 10s kids, and people born from 2003-2009 will be ashamed of being 10s kids, and will call themselves 2000s kids.

Anonymous +38Reply
@The reason why people born from 1993-1999 are so ashamed of being 2000s kids is because of real 90s kids...

2010s kids already like dumb stuff as it is or their lives involve around social media, cell phones ,and technology. My prediction is that 2020s kids will like stuff that's just as dumb if not more dumb than what 2010s kids think is cool.

@The reason why people born from 1993-1999 are so ashamed of being 2000s kids is because of real 90s kids...

I agree with you. I have been using the internet for along time and i remember in 2002 "80s" kids used to talk about how much better the 80s were compared to the 90s

This comment was deleted by its author.
@1921039

I was born in '94 and I most of that shit didn't even exist until I started high school, so how can it be part of my "childhood"? Ages 4-12 is childhood. I grew up with a lot of 90s music and culture despite not being a "true 90s kid". HS Musical came out when I was 12 but I never liked that crap. Most of my favourite music and TV is from the 80s or 90s, so really I feel like I should've been born in the 70s.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are 0Reply

This is getting annoying, I mean all these posts about people being so arrogant just cause they were "90's kids".
It's not like all the coolest things came out while you people were alive.
I remember watching Hey Arnold.
I had slap bracelets.
I've killed countless tamagochis.
I rushed to the tv every night at 7 just to watch Pokemon.
And that was my only priority.
Rugrats was one of my favorite shows.
The logic of CatDog never made sense to me but I would watch it anyway and not a single fuck was given.
ringpops? You mean MY LIFE?
So seriously you "90's kids"..can you NOT?

I'm really sick of "90s kids" being so arrogant. Big deal, you watched different TV shows that had a different type of humor and animation style. You only think it's better because IT WAS YOUR CHILDHOOD. Get that through your heads—it doesn't mean 2000s kids suck. They're still growing up. All kids kinda suck, to be honest.
This comes from someone born in 1994, by the way. I consider myself a late 90s/early 2000s kid.

Anonymous +39Reply
@I'm really sick of "90s kids" being so arrogant. Big deal, you watched different TV shows that had a different type...

Yeah, I know right, I mean the now senior citizens probably thought the same about them when they were growing up in the 90s, they are making such a big deal about 2000s kids, but those 90s kids don't get that the internet says that teenagers in the 90s were terrible, and that today's teenagers are better than them, so those 90s kids should really grow a spine and act mature.

Anonymous 0Reply

idk what to think... i was born in 94 but dont really remember a lot of things until 2000....

Anonymous +27Reply
@idk what to think... i was born in 94 but dont really remember a lot of things until 2000....

You are a 2000's kid. You didn't exist from 90-93, you were a born in 94,
you were an infant in 95, and you were a toddler from 96-97. Sorry, but just being a kid from 98-99 isn't even close. You were still a kid from 00-06. Seven 2000s years against two 90s years, you are a 2000s kid.

Anonymous -11Reply

Fiddie Diddie acts like a douche, not like a 90's kid. I say we vote him in as a late 00's kid, pretty much as bad as you can get. Also, I think the 90's carried over culturally into the 00's a bit, maybe 03ish, so 90's kids aren't much different than early 00's kids. Something went horribly wrong in the middle of the last decade, so there's the gap.

@Mackie318 Fiddie Diddie acts like a douche, not like a 90's kid. I say we vote him in as a late 00's kid, pretty much as bad...

There's a distinctive difference between the late 90s and the early 00s. Example, I would never mistake Lizzie McGuire (2001) for the 90s. The idea that things from 2003 could be considered 90s is a huge stretch.

Who gives a damn if you're a 90s kid?! It's not like it was the greatest decade to ever have existed. I'd much rather be an 80s kid, or even a 70s kid.

Anonymous +22Reply

I was born in early 94 and I don't really consider myself a 90s kid. Although, I lived a very 90s lifestyle because I have three older siblings. And to the kids born in 99 saying they experienced the 90s...hahaha.

Anonymous +20Reply

Ok here's my opinion on this s*. 90s kids are kids who grew up from 90-99 and 00s kids are kids who grew up from 00-09. I say this cause if you think deeply about this, real 90s kids were the kids who actually grew up in the 90s and real 00s kids were kids who actually grew up in the 00s. I was born in 92(deffinatly a 90s baby) and I would say I'm a 00s kid cause that's the decade I fully grew up in . Yeah I remember watching Rocko's modern life and renting VHS and owned a N64 from 96-99, but I don't remember Nirvana or the start of Bill Clinton's term. I like to say I'm a 00s kid cause in that decade I remember 9/11, Bush years, playing outside, starting middle school and high school, getting my first cell phone, the end of real cartoons, getting my drivers license, having a myspace, emo/scene was really popular, rise of smartphones, advancements in technology, that's my f**** decade and I'm proud to have grown up in it. so all you 96ers claiming 90s as your decade just stop and except the 00s. I can't wait until 2023 when 03ers claim they grew up in the 00s, I'm gonna look down on them and say, "No you didn't, I grew up in that decade I'm a real 00s kid and your a 10s kid."

Anonymous +19Reply
@Ok here's my opinion on this s***. 90s kids are kids who grew up from 90-99 and 00s kids are kids who grew up from...

I'll be 28 in 2023 so I would consider myself a late 90s kid...I'm a 95er but I'm not saying I'm a full on 90s kid...I was 10 in '05 so from 00-05 and 95-00 is a big difference in age and what I have watched during those two periods. I'm just glad I'm not a 00s baby!

'93 counts. Being born in '93 means that you were 6 years old when the millenium hit so you definitely remember being in the 90's.
I was born in '93 and I remember most things from age 3+.

Anonymous +18Reply
@'93 counts. Being born in '93 means that you were 6 years old when the millenium hit so you definitely remember...

You are right 93 should count. When we were born most bands like BackStreet Boys and Nsync, and others like them, started their band and as we grew up they became popular. The kids before 93, they count, but most the bands they grew up to, before 93, were bands before the 90s. It should be like 95+ shouldnt count as a 90s kid, they should be counted as a 90s baby.

Anonymous +11Reply
@You are right 93 should count. When we were born most bands like BackStreet Boys and Nsync, and others like them...

No. *NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, etc were targeted at PRETEENS in the 90s. In other words, people who were born in 1983-1990 (oldest were age 15 in 1998 when NSYNC came out). Me and you were barely old enough to understand the lyrical content. I was born in '92.

@'93 counts. Being born in '93 means that you were 6 years old when the millenium hit so you definitely remember...

Only January, February, and March of 1993 count. If you were born from April 1993 on wards, you are not a 90s kid. You need to at least spend a quarter in the 90's as kids to be a 90s kid.

Anonymous -28Reply

Born 99. I'm not saying at all that I'm a 90's kid, just that the 90's kind of felt as if it were the 90's up until around 2004. I mean heck, I had Tamagotchis and Furby's, and I only ever watched VCR's till 2005.

Anonymous +18Reply
@Born 99. I'm not saying at all that I'm a 90's kid, just that the 90's kind of felt as if it were the 90's up until...

as far as your aware somebody could lie and pretend that the 90s never existed and everyone came into existence in 2000 and you would have no way of disproving them

@Born 99. I'm not saying at all that I'm a 90's kid, just that the 90's kind of felt as if it were the 90's up until...

Born in 99' too. I can remember everything You don't have to be born in early 90's. Sometimes people born in the early 90's or late 80's dont remember SHIT that happened in the 90's. Guys, if you aren't 13 by December 31, 2012... you are not a 90's kid or a baby.

13 on July 17th WOOT WOOT XD

Anonymous +2Reply
@Born in 99' too. I can remember everything You don't have to be born in early 90's. Sometimes people born in the...

You don't remember a single thing from the 90s. You are not a 90s kid by any stretch of the imagination.

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are +4Reply
@Rae_Caroline You don't remember a single thing from the 90s. You are not a 90s kid by any stretch of the imagination.

Mate I was born June 1999, I still have early memories of the early 2000's, I remember seeing the way people dress were still a quite similar to the 90's but not too much. I love the 90's as in shows like fresh prince etc, I love the way people used to dress except by the time I was born. So just cause we were babies and barely have any memories doesn't mean u can exclude us from the 90's generation

This comment was deleted.
@1845546

Lol, it's a baby girl named Madison whose childhood sucked so bad she spat out her binky and wanted to watch another episode of Jersey Shore. ENJOY YOUR CRAP CHILDHOOD, 1999 BABY!

I was born in late '97, and I remember 90's culture in the early 00's. I remember when 90's songs were still popular. My first console was the N64, and my cousin had the PS1. I remember 90's shows like "Fresh Prince of Bel Air". I remember when CD players were still being used.
I remember VHS, and used to love 101 Dalmatians when I was 6 years old. Sure, people born in the early 90's will say that people born from 1994-1999 aren't 90's kids, and they are 75% right, but just because we aren't 90's kids doesn't mean we don't remember 90's stuff. After all, I'm pretty sure people born from 1984-1988 remember some 80's stuff in the early 90's. =)

Also, the 00's years from 2000-2006 were great. 2007 and 2008 were okay. 2009 was the worst year ever. But the first 6 years of the 00's were great, except for Hurricane Katrina and 9 11, but the 90's had it's own issues. (OJ Simpson and Columbine)

Anonymous +16Reply
@I was born in late '97, and I remember 90's culture in the early 00's. I remember when 90's songs were still...

You watched re runs of Fresh Prince, and just watched VHS because you were too poor to get DVD. And CDs are still being used today. You didn't exist from 1990-1996, you were born a BABY in 1997, you were an infant in 1998, and a toddler in 1999! LMAO

If you were born after March 31, 1993, you are not a 90's kid.

Anonymous -25Reply

'93 or '94 is a '90s kid. '95 is pushing it; it depends on the person. Yeah, the MAIN '90s kids were born around '87-'92, but the generation isn't limited to them. If you have a good number of memories from the '90s, you count as a '90s kid (not just '99, though, the meat of the decade). I was born in '94 and my earliest memories are from '96 and '97. A lot of my memories from the decade just relate to my family, my preschool life, and my pets, and I'll spare you of those. Culturally, though, I remember hearing '90s music on the radio and on CDs in the car (Sister Hazel, Blues Traveler, Counting Crows, the Gin Blossoms, Uncle Kracker), watching "Pokemon" at my friend's house (I thought it was kind of stupid and a "big kids'" show, though, not one for me), begging my parents for a Furby, playing with Hot Wheels, asking my parents to buy me an original PlayStation after seeing ads for it, etc.

I'm a '90s kid.

The figure I see most commonly cited on the Internet is that "true" '90s kids are ones born from '85 to '94. However, in my opinion you can be culturally '90s without being a '90s kid (this'd be if your childhood was built on reruns of '90s shows and listening to '90s music).

Anonymous +15Reply
@'93 or '94 is a '90s kid. '95 is pushing it; it depends on the person. Yeah, the MAIN '90s kids were born around...

Someone who was born in 1994 remembers 1996 and 1997, years when they were only TODDLERS?! No, you are just lying. The only 90's years you were a kid was 1998 and 1999. then you spent 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006, SEVEN long years in the 00's against TWO years in the 90's. You are a 00's kid, not a 90's kid at all. You were born after March 31, 1993.

Anonymous -31Reply

I say if we all shared the same 90s culture then there should be no fight about it. The whole thing still carried 'till at the most the late '04. If anything we all pretty much experienced the same old things. Whether it'll be in music, shows, games, toys, movies and so on so forth. Even if the shows were re-runs it doesn't matter cause it was like new to you and watch what those watch who were born in the 90s. Personally I'm friends with people who were born before 1995 in which that's the year I was born in and we all did what can be considered part of the 90s and I'm grateful my childhood was great. There are kids out there who have never watch Rugrats, Recess, Cat and Dog, or owned a N64, or heard of most artists that we know of or had VHS, etc. All I'm saying is don't be down if you were born in the late years of the decade because if you shared as with others who were born in whatever year in the 90s then don't be upset. Hopefully people will understand.

Anonymous +15Reply

hey thats not fair, I was born july 94 and my uncles were just 2-8 years older than me. I did just about everything they did throughout my early childhood which was definatly considered 90's things like playing pokemon red + blue, the best and only true versions of pokemon, I watched hay arnold, pokemon, catdog, angery beavers, full house family matters, fresh price of bel-air and all through the 90's! I'm a 90's kid!!!!!!!

Anonymous +14Reply
@hey thats not fair, I was born july 94 and my uncles were just 2-8 years older than me. I did just about everything...

You watched those shows as re-runs. You were born after
March 31, 1993, so you are a 00's kid, like it or not.

Anonymous -38Reply

1995--90's toddler?

@ashnicoleluvsblg 1995--90's toddler?

1976-1985: 90's adolescence
1983-1992: 90's kid
1988-1997: 90's toddler
1990-1999: 90's baby
1991-2000: 90's fetus

I've been feeling really nostalgic lately, so I might as well share. :) I was born early 1990 and remember most of the decade. All the neighbourhood kids would go outside and it was easy making friends, we'd play for hours until it got dark. We played games like grounders, four square, nikky nikky nine doors, rode bikes, climbed trees, flied kites, and played video games of course, like N64, Snes, Sega Genesis, Gameboy color & the original game boy, and Playstation 1. Roller blading was popular, skateboarding, grunge music, Nirvana, Spice Girls, flannel, overalls, comfy clothes, and no one cared what you wore. We'd play with super soakers, tamagochis, pogs, pokemon cards, sky dancers, legos, bop-it, skip-it, yo yo's, (etc). I won't even mention the cartoons since everyone else does anyways. :P

The 90s were fun and early 2000s were good too. I'm not saying one decade is better than the other, it's just very different now. I'm sure in 10-15 years todays kids will be looking back on the 2000s with the same rose coloured glasses as the 90s kids have on now.

Anonymous +13Reply
@I've been feeling really nostalgic lately, so I might as well share. :) I was born early 1990 and remember most of...

I was born in late 1989, and things from the 90s and first half of the 00s seem so much different from today. I just wish that I was 6 years old again.

@I've been feeling really nostalgic lately, so I might as well share. :) I was born early 1990 and remember most of...

I think for a true answer we need to find a person born in the 1960s who would not have the rose tinted glasses on

Can I put a word in for the 00s kids, please?

Yeah, I was born in 99, I'm DEFINITELY a 00s kid. I can't remember any 90s culture, except Disney movies. And I'd just like to say, on behalf of all 00s kids out there....

PLEASE STOP BRAGGING ABOUT HOW GOOD THE 90s WERE?

I mean, yeah, I know you had the Disney renaissance, and there was a load of cool stuff that happened in that decade, but seriously, we get it, you're nostalgic for it. And that's cool! But please, please, don't tell us about it! We don't care! It just makes us feel bad!

Actually, the most annoying thing is when you won't let us be nostalgic over our stuff, because we're 'too young'. That's not really fair. I mean, I don't know about anybody else, but whenever I hear the opening seconds of Bob the Builder: A Christmas to Remember, I immediately cry with nostalgia. And, I don't know if this is a British thing, but there is a wonderful sense of unity whenever somebody shouts 'BOGIES!' in the middle of a library, and you repeat it back to them, louder. And hey, we have Phineas and Ferb!

Now, please, don't hurt me!

@OPINIONSWOOO Can I put a word in for the 00s kids, please? Yeah, I was born in 99, I'm DEFINITELY a 00s kid. I can't remember...

Let's see your 90s story: You didn't exist from 1990-1997, you were a fetus in 1998, and born in 1999 AS A BABY. YOU'RE A 2000s KID! YOU HAD A FAIL CHILDHOOD!

@Guest3445 Let's see your 90s story: You didn't exist from 1990-1997, you were a fetus in 1998, and born in 1999 AS A BABY...

What the hell, our childhood wasn't a failure you fukwit, we had ed, edd and eddy and shows like that the 90's show were also great but that doesn't mean that from 1999 and later is bulshit

My theory is if you don't remember most of the 90's then you don't belong to that decade. So basically late 80's and about 90-92 are pretty much the only "90's" kids. I know the ones that were born after are all like "I remember those shows!" but reruns don't count.

@Palindromed What about 1993 babies?

If you were born in 93 and probably don't remember anything til you were 3 or 4 then you remember about 3 or 4 years at most of a decade? Nah doesn't seem like it counts to me.

@Marki If you were born in 93 and probably don't remember anything til you were 3 or 4 then you remember about 3 or 4...

I was born in 94. but I still remember a lot of things from when I was two years old. I consider myself a 90's kid because I remeber doing all the same crap that other 90's kids brag about.(not that I don't brag either

sestrada16s avatar sestrada16 Yeah You Are +11Reply
@sestrada16 I was born in 94. but I still remember a lot of things from when I was two years old. I consider myself a 90's kid...

No you are not a 90's kid! Here is your 90's story. With 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 gone, you were born in 1994 as a BABY! You were an infant in 1995. You were a toddler in 1996 and 1997. You can't just wave the 1998 and 1999 flag, because TWO years as a child in the 90's is not good enough. You were 6 in 2000, 7 in 2001, 8 in 2002, 9 in 2003, 10 in 2004, 11 in 2005, and 12 in 2006. That's SEVEN years against TWO. You are a 2000s kid, not a 90s kid at all.

Anonymous -20Reply

I think if I watched the early 90's shows, I count.

I was born in 1996 and have noticed, when I grew up in the 2000's that a lot of the stuff in the 90's was still going on during that time period. The emphasis of it wasn't as big or exaggerated, but it was still there. I may have not lived through it, but I know some of the stuff that the 90's contained and a lot of that was still there in the 2000's. It isn't even that big of a deal, people freak out over it for nothing.

Anonymous +10Reply
@I was born in 1996 and have noticed, when I grew up in the 2000's that a lot of the stuff in the 90's was still...

The early 2000s and the late 90s are distinctively different, no matter how much 90s born teenagers would like to think otherwise. You know, the people who think Lizzie McGuire is the 90s.

There was still late 80s influence in the 1990-1992, but that doesn't mean it was 'still like the 80s'.

I was born in 81 and I consider myself a 90s kid. I was 10 through 18 in the 90s so I believe that counts. I love and miss that decade. Granted, the technology is so much better today, but the 90s were a generally more innocent time. It's kind of lame today in comparison. But I'm biased.

Well '95 isn't really a 90's kid, so what the hell am I?
We still don't have a good name for that last decade...

Anonymous +9Reply
@Well '95 isn't really a 90's kid, so what the hell am I? We still don't have a good name for that last decade...

You are a 00's kid, plain and simple. If you were born after March 31, 1993, you are not a 90's kid.

Anonymous -32Reply

I'm the same guy as above, what about mario party 1, blink 182(maybe that was a little more for teens but remember I did everything my uncles and aunts did) nintendo 64, gameboy color, rokkos modern life( I think I spelled rokko wrong but whatever) If you were born 90-94 maybe 95, you're a 90's kid

Anonymous +9Reply
@I'm the same guy as above, what about mario party 1, blink 182(maybe that was a little more for teens but remember...

No, because 94ers spent TWO years in the 90s as kids, and SEVEN years in the 00s as kids. 95ers spent ONE year in the 90s as kids, and EIGHT years in the 00s as kids. You can't be a 90s kid if you were born after March 31, 1993.

Anonymous -18Reply

born in 94, and the people older than that saying someone my age isnt a 90's kid. I remember ALL of thew things you listed.

Anonymous +9Reply
@born in 94, and the people older than that saying someone my age isnt a 90's kid. I remember ALL of thew things you...

But you were only a kid for two years in the 90's, and seven years in the 00's. You are a 00's kid, like it or not. If you were born after
March 31, 1993, you are not a 90's kid.

Anonymous -17Reply

S:

Right, I'm sick of this shit. I've read over this goddamn page a million times and I'm sick of all these dick head early 90s kids giving us late 90s kids grief. I was born in late '97 so sure yeah I'm not a '90s kid just a '90s baby/toddler or whatever. But what does that mean I'm NOT ALLOWED to embrace '90s culture? Listen to all the '90s bands like blur and oasis? I can definitely listen to the Blur album "13" because at least I was alive for that one (it came out in March '99). Allowed to wear flannel shirts and wear my hair curtained? Of course I bloody am. My older brother was born in mid '91 and he gets all arrogant and protective about the '90s thinking it's his decade when I was born in it as well. Yeah sure I'm a noughties kid (2000s kid) but that doesn't mean I can't look at old '90s photos of me in like '98 or listen to old '90s bands as a '10s teen. So Fiddie Diddie and all those other bellends get a life and move on. Do I wish I could have experienced more of the '90s? Course I do! In fact I wish I could have been born in 1978 so I could have been a '90s teenager/adult. And finally let me just get something straight, you early '90s pricks ARE NOT the judges of what passes to be a '90s kid so stop thinking you are. So yes, the '90s were great but they're over so let's just move on and get ready for the 2020s or something.

@willgrogan104 S: Right, I'm sick of this shit. I've read over this goddamn page a million times and I'm sick of all these dick...

By the time you were 3 yrs old the decade was already over. At what point did you grow up in the late 90s?

@willgrogan104 S: Right, I'm sick of this shit. I've read over this goddamn page a million times and I'm sick of all these dick...

It's funny how you guys so desperately want to be 90s kids, trying to validate yourselves by saying things like "I remember THIS from the 90s!!1!1!" or "I listened to 90s music in 2005!1!!1!!", while at the same damn time insisting that you don't care about being a 90s kid, or "the 90s weren't that special" or "you're not the judge of me!!1!!1"

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are -7Reply

Early '93... shrug

Anonymous +8Reply

I was born in '94 and I consider myself a '90s/2000s kid hybrid. I remember my first computer I had when I was 3 and it had windows 95 (of course, we were wealthy enough that we could afford my own computer). I lived in the Northwest and I was around grunge culture all the time, even after Kurt Cobain died it still lived on and still does today to an extent. I seem to remember and grew up with all the same things a kid born in '88 or '89 would remember, so how the hell do I not count AT LEAST somewhat as a 90s kid. Besides the first half of the 2000s weren't that different from the 90s anyway, just more technology. I played outside when I was a kid and still got dirty just as much as I loved my video and computer games. But then again kids still go play outside in Oregon. Portlandia wasn't lying when they said the 90s are still alive in Portland.
I love 90s culture and would give anything to go back. Maybe I'm not a true 90s kid, but I know that I am a product of 90s culture (and even 80s culture due to hand-downs from my cousins) and no one's going to tell me otherwise. And besides, 80s kids are defined as those born between '72 and '84, so why can't I count as a 90s kid?

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +8Reply

Personally I was born in 1994 and here's my opinion on the subject. I had several older cousins who were born in the 80s that I was very close with as a child. I also grew up in a town where trends were 2-5 years behind places like New York or LA. Maybe I am more of an 00s kid, who knows? Does it matter? Most of my childhood was in the first half of the 2000s, which were not a bad time to live in. I would consider 2001-2005 to be the 90s hangover era, where people were still trying to catch up after all the hype and blind optimism built around the new millennium went away with Bush and 9/11. I should also note that I grew up with culture of both eras. And I very explitically remember listening to Limp Bizkit and Rage Against The Machine with my 13 year old cousin in 2000.
Even if I'm not a true 90s kid, that doesn't take away the fact that most of my favourite music, TV programmes, films, etc. are from the 90s and do bring back a nostalgic feel for me. I'm also not a 60s kid, but I enjoy the music from that era a lot, probably because the 60s and 70s were the inspiration for most of the 90s counter-culture. My favourite bands are grunge, which I did hear a lot growing up, but of course what 4 year old would understand why Nirvana is so great?
People born around 92-95 to me would be considered Millennium era kids, which is special in it's own way. 1997-2005 was a great time to grow up.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +8Reply
@marsukai503 Personally I was born in 1994 and here's my opinion on the subject. I had several older cousins who were born in...

Why do you guys keep saying that the "90s culture lasted until 2005"? No it did not! 90s culture ended with 911. That distinctive, laid-back feel was uniquely 90s and early 00s. When the terrorists hit us, we lost that. And that was that!

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are +1Reply
@Rae_Caroline Why do you guys keep saying that the "90s culture lasted until 2005"? No it did not! 90s culture ended with 911...

I love how people exaggerate 9/11, as if everything changed overnight. Or as if that's the only terrorist attack to ever occur in the US. What about Oklahoma City 1995? Or Waco '93? Terrorism was there in the 90s, albeit it was not focused on as much as it was in the 2000s. Trends don't change overnight either. In my town it was still very common for people to listen to Matchbox 20 and the Goo Goo Dolls as late as 2005. Changes like these are gradual, they don't just happened at the snap of a finger. And to me 2004 seemed a lot more laid back than life today in 2013. That's why I say 2002-2004 was like 90s-lite.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +5Reply
@marsukai503 I love how people exaggerate 9/11, as if everything changed overnight. Or as if that's the only terrorist attack to...

I think on this matter, where you live has a lot to do with your experience. Maybe in the Northwest 9/11 didn't change much, but here on the East Coast, are you kidding me? It was like the world was flipped upside down, and yes, the change was overnight. Unlike those other attacks you mentioned, 9/11 was the first time since Pearl Harbor that a foreign power hit us on our own soil. That really shook the US to its core and made us fear that our nation wasn't as powerful as we thought it was. The 90s had a distinctive laid back feel because we had a great pres (Clinton) that kept us out of war and kept our economy strong. In 2000, GB was elected, and with that, all of those things went out the window. For me personally, the period from 9/11 up until around 2004 or so after the Iraq war was going strong, felt like a very hostile time in the US, with people distrusting and fearing Muslims and others who were not like them, and adopting an "us vs. them" mentality. This just wasn't the case in the 90s. The 90s had more of an "everybody get together" vibe, while this period had a "stick with your own kind" mentality. At least where I'm from anyway.

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are -1Reply
@Rae_Caroline I think on this matter, where you live has a lot to do with your experience. Maybe in the Northwest 9/11 didn't...

Point taken. But my point was it's not like we all woke up on the 12th of September and there were SS soldiers marching in the streets. People still went to work and carried on with their daily lives. To me the whole post-9/11 vibe didn't show up THAT quickly; tv and films are made well in advance, so the change isn't as noticeable until late 2002/early 2003.
Remember, Rome wasn't built in day.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +1Reply
@marsukai503 Personally I was born in 1994 and here's my opinion on the subject. I had several older cousins who were born in...

I was born in November 1993. My sister was born in 1992, just one year older than me. Everything she watched, listened to, did, or went through in the 90s, I was right there with her. My memories start from preschool. Even had a teacher there who I thought looked like Uncle Jesse from full house. For people to be like 93 doesn't count as a 90s kid doesn't make sense to me. My sister wasn't watching reruns so neither was I.

Born in 1996. I'm not a 90's kid. I have some memories but I don't identify with that decade. Millenium kids all the way.

HS96s avatar HS96 Yeah You Are +8Reply
@HS96 Born in 1996. I'm not a 90's kid. I have some memories but I don't identify with that decade. Millenium kids all...

Why is it that if someone born in the early 90s says this, they get thumbed down? Everyone knows it's true, but I guess they don't want to hear it from certain people.

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are 0Reply

I'd say I'm both so they can't be very different haha. 1991 :) I was a baby and a kid!!!

Anonymous +7Reply

I think it's funny that a lot of these kids think they're 90s kids because they were born in the mid-late 90s and they claim to have many memories about that decade. A 90s kid is someone who spent his/her childhood in the 90s. You'd have to be born the 80s or early 90s to be a 90s kid ie 1990, 1991, or 1992. 1993 is pushing it barely making the cut but 1994-1999 means that you are a 2000s kid because all your childhood memories took place in the 2000s and are still happening today because you were babies and toddlers at the time. Not kids. To be a kid you have to be at least five years old because five year olds are old enough to be in school. By the end of the 90s beginning of 2000s you were starting school. If you were born in the mid-late 90s your memories from the 90s are watching reruns of 90s tv shows or knowing somebody that was around at the time who was old enough to remember things

@computernerd I think it's funny that a lot of these kids think they're 90s kids because they were born in the mid-late 90s and...

I was born in 1994, but I don't really like to call myself a 2000s kid. The early 2000s yes, but by the time 2005 rolled around I was in middle school, and by 2008 high school, so I feel more like a teenager of the 2000s and early 10s. To me kids who grew up in the early 2000s are different from those who grew up later in the decade, mostly because the early 2000s were very different from the latter half of the decade, and still had a vaguely 90s vibe up until 2002/2003, and a lot of late 90s fashion stayed fairly popular until 2004/05.
I guess I'm technically late 90s/early 2000s kid, but what does it matter? The 90s are still my favourite decade, even if I wasn't old enough to fully experience them.
I know some people who were born the same year as me that don't remember anything before 2000, or even 9/11. I have somewhat clear memories from as early as 1997.
The whole 90s kid label is just stupid, if you were born in '98 but like 90s better than today, call yourself a 90s kid. Why does it make you any better or worse of a person? My mum was born in the late 50s, but I don't hear her discussing how she's a 50s or 60s kid with others her age.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +5Reply
@marsukai503 I was born in 1994, but I don't really like to call myself a 2000s kid. The early 2000s yes, but by the time 2005...

The last year of the early 2000s was 2002. 2003-2007 were the mid-2000s. You were still under age 13 throughout almost ALL of this time. So how on Earth is it that you don't identify as a 2000s kid?

What's more, the teenage years, while not technically part of your "childhood", is still a period of growth and development. So even if you are a 90s "kid", if your teens were in the 2000s, you typically still identify with, if not even more so, the era in which you were a teen. It's funny that in this debate, the people arguing were all very young in the 90s. Most people identify with the era when they came of age.

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are 0Reply
@Rae_Caroline The last year of the early 2000s was 2002. 2003-2007 were the mid-2000s. You were still under age 13 throughout...

That's true. But most teens nowadays are into the whole 'retro' fad, which makes them not want to identify with the era they live in. I kind of feel the same way however, I really should've been born in the 70s, that way I could be a teen in the grunge era.
The reason I don't identify as a 2000s kid is because I feel different compared to those who spent ALL of their childhood in the 2000s (i.e. those born between 1996-2000). The core years of childhood are ages 6-10, which for me were 2000-2004. I don't really identify with those who experienced those ages later in the decade. As I said before, I'm a late 90s/early 2000s kid, and 2003 could be considered the early 2000s.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +2Reply

As the OP, here's what I think. Anyone from January 1st, 1990 to December 31st, 1999 is a 90's baby, but not a 90's kid. A true 90's kid was alive and creating memories throughout the entire decade. That means that they would have to be at least 5 or 6 when the 90's started. That is why I think I'm a 2000's kid even though I was born in 1994. I turned 6 in 2000 and I have a fairly good memory from that point onwards. What I think of as my childhood was during the 2000's. Now in 2010, I'm clearly not a kid anymore. I have a job, I'm an upperclassman, and I can drive. Even though I have a few vague memories of the 90's, that's not when I grew up. 

@BreakfastFan As the OP, here's what I think. Anyone from January 1st, 1990 to December 31st, 1999 is a 90's baby, but not a 90's...

i was born in 1992 and i consider myself both a late 90s and 00s kid. as from the age of 5 upwards most people will have memories

@BreakfastFan As the OP, here's what I think. Anyone from January 1st, 1990 to December 31st, 1999 is a 90's baby, but not a 90's...

That doesn't make any sense. That's the definition of ULTIMATE 90's kids. I was born in 1990, and I became a child in 1994, became a preteen in 2001, and became a teenager in 2003! I am not a 2000's kid, I'm a 90's kid! What, do you consider age 9 to be a baby?

Anonymous +1Reply
@BreakfastFan As the OP, here's what I think. Anyone from January 1st, 1990 to December 31st, 1999 is a 90's baby, but not a 90's...

You're right about one thing- you are not a 90s kid. But someone born from 90-92 is an entirely different matter.

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are 0Reply

This is what drives me crazy. Why do care if others label you? If you wanna be a 90s kid be a 90s kid. If you feel like an 00s kid then be that.

Hell- if you were born in 94 but love surf music and the rat pack call yourself a 60s kid!!!

NO ONE HERE CARES!!!! Those who do care are trolls trying to start a fight about it.

Thing is no one of my generation would give two shakes if called myself a 70s kid or an 80s kid (I was born in '77) because being defined as either does not pay the rent or put food on my table.

There is nothing to debate here just go be what you want to be and stop trying to fit in a specific box and stop seeking approval from others.

Own the label of your choice!

Anonymous +6Reply

I hate how you 90s kids are so arrogant. I was born in early 1997, and I have like a few vague memories of 1999, but I am not a 90s kid. I am a 90s baby. But because I grew up in the 2000s, do I suck because of that???? Shut up and get a life. Move on. Besides, ALL of the things you 90s kids say are only from the 90s, WERE STILL THERE even in 2005! I don't know about kids now, maybe they dont play outside or talk to people or watch real TV shows, but they're 10s kids. 00s kids, we lived our childhood JUST like you did, with some newer tech stuff and different, not BETTER, music. and we know about 90s stuff. Hey Arnold! went on until I was 7! I watched it and Rockos Modern Life, and Pepper Ann and Recess (although Recess went to reruns about 3 months after I started watching it). I murdered Furbys and Tamagotchis, and I was in LOVE with my Pokemon, and the PokeDex (anybody remember that?). Pogs, i dont remember, but is that bad? No. Move on.The 90s are over so stop insultin us 00s kids.

Anonymous +5Reply
@I hate how you 90s kids are so arrogant. I was born in early 1997, and I have like a few vague memories of 1999...

You are exactly right, most 90's kids are sooo arrogant. Yeah the 90's are over. 00's are here, they aren't that bad, but sometimes 00's are stupid, so I like to watch re-runs and I'm a late 90's baby. SO EVERYBODY SAYING THAT IM NOT BORN IN THE 90'S OR CAN'T REMEMBER IT, STFU BECAUSE I CAN! I REMEMBER THOSE DAMN LIT UP SNEAKERS, ALL THOSE TV SHOWS, GAMES, AND SHIT I AM SO SICK OF THE BICKERING!

Anonymous +14Reply

Here's how I'll divide up the decades

1950's
First signs: 1947
Full swing: 1953
Quintessential year: 1955
Beginning of the end: 1959
Last gasp: 1963
1960's
First signs: 1959
Full swing: 1965
Quintessential year: 1968
Beginning of the end: 1970
Last gasp: 1973
1970's
First signs: 1969
Full swing: 1974
Quintessential year: 1976
Beginning of the end: 1979
Last gasp: 1981
1980's
First signs: 1979
Full swing: 1983
Quintessential year: 1985
Beginning of the end: 1988
Last gasp: 1991
1990's
First signs: 1989
Full swing: 1992
Quintessential year: 1996
Beginning of the end: 1998
Last gasp: 2003
2000's
First signs: 1997
Full swing: 2003
Quintessential year: 2005
Beginning of the end: 2008
Last gasp: 2011
2010's
First signs: 2007
Full swing: 2011
Quintessential year: TBD
Beginning of the end: TBD
Last gasp: TBD

First signs - The year in which the first cultural trends that would define the new decade appeared.

Full swing - The first year in which the culture had changed enough to have its own identity independent of the old decade.

Quintessential year - The year that seemed to be the most representative of the culture of its decade.

Beginning of the end - The first year in which the culture of the decade didn't seem as authentic as it used to.

Last gasp - The year in which the last cultural holdouts of the old decade disappeared.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +5Reply
@marsukai503 Here's how I'll divide up the decades 1950's First signs: 1947 Full swing: 1953 Quintessential year:...

That's interesting. Why do you have the 90s influence lasting so long after it ended, but have the 2000s ending just one year after it "officially" ended? What criteria do you have for determining when and what cultural trends defined the decade and when they began or ended? This is a highly subjective matter.

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are 0Reply
@Rae_Caroline That's interesting. Why do you have the 90s influence lasting so long after it ended, but have the 2000s ending...

A lot of fashion trends from the late 90s lasted as long as 2003/2004 in most cases. Urban pop, pop punk, and nu metal that were common in the first half of the 2000s were all carry overs from the late 90s, the only difference is that it wasn't until later on that most of those genres became more commercial. As I said before, there was still a lot of new music, tv shows, and films made before 9/11 that were released throughout 2002 and early 2003. The 2000s were a very 'mashup' type decade anyway, so it's hard to say what is and isn't 2000s culture, because most of it is just blatant copies of stuff that came before. The 90s to the 2000s are like the 60s to the 70s.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +1Reply
@marsukai503 A lot of fashion trends from the late 90s lasted as long as 2003/2004 in most cases. Urban pop, pop punk, and nu...

I think most of that is a matter of opinion. I could argue that urban pop, or mainstream white artists performing music with black influences, began as early as the 50s with Elvis singing the blues. Many of the things we associate with the 90s are actually rehashed trends from earlier decades. But I will agree that the 2000s was a decade with mixed influence in its trends

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are +2Reply
@Rae_Caroline I think most of that is a matter of opinion. I could argue that urban pop, or mainstream white artists performing...

Fair enough, the 90s did sort of start the whole mashup feel that lasted into the 2000s and even today. To me, the reason I would put 2011 as the end of the 2000s is that by then everyone has smartphones (their popularitystarted around 2007-08, with the release of the first iPhone) and things like LMFAO's Party Rock Anthem, My Little Pony 'brony' fad, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Netflix on tablets and phones, and the revival of TV dramas (e.g. Breaking Bad, Walking Dead), are all very much part of early 2010s culture. Electropop fads started in the late 2000s but is still going strong today, and will probably be more associated with the 2010s rather than the 2000s. The whole urban pop/hip hop type music with slower temps and dirty south influence is mostly gone and not as popular as it was in 2005.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +1Reply

What's the big deal if ur a 90's kid?
My opinion (and i don't care if u disagree)
If u were born in the 90-99 ur a 90 teen/kid/toddler/baby and/or fetus. If u were born in the 90s, then ur a 90's whatever, whatever u r. I mean who cares if they grew up in the 2000. I conseder them a 90's whatever they r born in the 90's.that counts. Thats y it's called the 90's.

Anonymous +4Reply

i was born n 1990!!!!! 90s baby!!!!! after 94 ur a 90s kid smh @ these children lol jk jk but yeah after 94 MAYBE 95 ur a 90s kid

Anonymous +3Reply
@i was born n 1990!!!!! 90s baby!!!!! after 94 ur a 90s kid smh @ these children lol jk jk but yeah after 94 MAYBE...

Being 4 is being a kid. I guess having been born in '95 could make you count as a '90s kid. Only tangentially, though (you probably wouldn't have any memories from before '97 or '98). If you're 3, though, you're more of a toddler than a kid.

Anonymous +7Reply
@i was born n 1990!!!!! 90s baby!!!!! after 94 ur a 90s kid smh @ these children lol jk jk but yeah after 94 MAYBE...

No, you're a 90's kid. You grew up then. The ones born later on 90's babies because they were pretty young when the decade ended.

Anonymous -2Reply
@No, you're a 90's kid. You grew up then. The ones born later on 90's babies because they were pretty young when the...

90's babies.. I was 4 on the new years of 2000 so I think I'm more of a 90's toddler because 4 is getting kind of old for a baby...

@i was born n 1990!!!!! 90s baby!!!!! after 94 ur a 90s kid smh @ these children lol jk jk but yeah after 94 MAYBE...

No, it's if you were born after March 31, 1993, you are not a 90's kid. 94ers spent 2 years in the 90s and 7 years in the 00s as kids, and 95ers spent 1 year in the 90s and 8 years in the 00s as kids. You need to be born from April 1, 1983 to March 31, 1993 to be a 90's kid.

Anonymous -3Reply
@No, it's if you were born after March 31, 1993, you are not a 90's kid. 94ers spent 2 years in the 90s and 7 years...

Oh my god, how stupid are you? I was born in September '93, so that means that i'm not a 90's child because of a few months? So my cousin who was born in January '93 and, in YOUR logic, he's a 90's kid and i'm not. Really? I remember a lot of those years, the cartoons, the movies, the songs, the boy bands, the toys, ... My brother was born in '89 and I grew up playing with him, with HIS 90's toys (because according to you, I don't belong to the 90's), watched to the same movies and the lived in the same decade. I was 7 in the 00's and I clearly remember of those years, not so much as my brother, of course, but I do. If you have a golden fish memory and can't remember anything, that's your problem buddy, but don't say that I CAN'T REMEMBER OF MY LIFE. I'm also really proud to be a child until 2004, those days had the same 90's vibe, but i was born in the f** 90's! So, again, i was born in 1993 and according to the normal people understanding, that means i'm a 90's kid. BTW - your behavior here shows that you didn't learn anything from the 90's!! You are a shame to the real 90's kid, who don't discriminate.

@No, it's if you were born after March 31, 1993, you are not a 90's kid. 94ers spent 2 years in the 90s and 7 years...

Wrong I'm not bout to put a long paragraph . but I was born March 95 (LA,Cali) fashoo fashoo(for sure) I remember when I was 2,3,4, & 5 and can tell u Memories so I really dnt need you to tell me what I remember unless u Jesus or a long lost cousin FAWWKUMEAN. I remember watching the shows sand trust not every show from the 90s era was considered a rerun nd the fashion nd candy etc. I had and can see very clearly .. Sooo yeaa I understand where u coming from but fashoo I Know ima 90s Kid/Toddler/Baby either one dont really matter On Ma Mama I was still born in tha 90s what your opinion is because everyone has one just like everyone has a asshole .. Guess I did write a Damnn paragraph .. Fucc it 😂😂

I was born in Early 97 i consider myself a 90s kid/toddler. I grew up watching all the 90s shows i had a gameboy and also remember 9/11( i lived in New York City). Its not like when 2000 came around the 90s trends just went away. I remember the time where we lived without iPhones and all the new technology. When did the 90s trends really end 2002 or 2003?

joejg_630s avatar joejg_630 Yeah You Are +3Reply

And my brother(born in 2003) had a laptop when he was 7 and he has an iPad now. I had a gameboy when i was 7. like i said the 90s trends didnt end as soon as 2000 came around

joejg_630s avatar joejg_630 Yeah You Are +3Reply

It seems as the comments with the most negative thumbs down are usually the ones that make the most sense.

'93 and i still remember most of the stuff that happened (: i think anything after '94 is not.

@smokebluntsfuckcunts '93 and i still remember most of the stuff that happened (: i think anything after '94 is not.

Actually, when it comes to 93ers being 90's kids, it only applies if you were born in January, February, or March of 1993. If you were born after March 31, 1993, you are not a 90's kid.

Anonymous -36Reply

i was born in 94 definitely consider myself a 90's baby and kid i remeber all the shit from the 90's dont get why the early 90's kids are tryna take that away from us thats bullshit we all know the 90's were the best so whats the big deal.

I would say if you're born between 1982 and 1991, you are a true 90s kid. My reasoning behind this is that childhood is from ages 4 to 12, with 8 being the median age. Basically, whatever decade you were 8 years old in, you're a child of that decade. 1992-1995 births are early 2000s kids, which could be sort of counted as '90s kids' because the early 2000s were part of the millennium era, which began in 1998 and lasted until 2003, and still felt pretty 90s-esque.
There's nothing wrong with being a 2000s kid either, I enjoyed a lot of stuff in the 2000s up until 2006, then suddenly things got crappy for me, but that's just my opinion.

Anonymous +2Reply

Let me explain cause most of you guys don't have it right. I was born in 84, so that makes me a 80s baby. I grew up on late 80s and 90s (90-99) tv, toys music, style etc. That makes me a 90s kid, not a 90s baby. I don't remember any songs in the early 80s, I don't remember their toys or styles. Just because you were born in the 90s, that does not mean you grew up on 90s style, you grew up on 2000 and up style and music. Most of y'all who claims y'all grew up in the 90s just because y'all were born in the 90s don't remember the Rodney king beating, L.A riots, walco burning, Oklahoma City bombing, Versace, Diana, OJ Simpson trial etc. so that does not make u a 90s kid. I was born in 84 and don't remember bob marley or Marvin Gaye's death, so I'm not a 80s baby. Stop trying to be old young kids and let life takes its course. Yes the 70s, 80s and 90s were the best, but don't claim you grew up in the 90s just cause you were born in the 90s

I was born in late 1992 and consider myself a 90s baby and a 90s kid. I grew up in the late 90s and early 00s. Also, many of the things 90s kids experienced were similar to what 90s kids experienced. For example, I have an older brother who was born in late 1985. He is an 80s baby b/c he could only remember at most 1989, and that was the year the 1990s wanted to come out of its shell. I did not start to develop until 1996-1997, when I was about 3 or 4 years old. Now the 90s were a pretty cool decade. It was the decade when TGIF & SNICK were dominant. My brother started watching this in 96, when he was 10. I did not start watching this until the following year. TGIF ended in the late 90s, but SNICK stayed until early 00s, the time when I was still growing up. So I consider myself a 90s baby and 90s kid, as I was still 6 in 1999, but I also consider myself a 00s kid as well as I was still growing up in the first half of the decade. But I still remember watching pre-1990s show in the late 90s and early 00s, such as The Cosby Show, Three's Company and Three's a Crowd, Growing Pains, Family Ties, Different Strokes, The Brady Bunch, Get Smart, Happy Days, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, etc. Even though those weren't 90s shows, I still watched it and it made me feel like I was being raised in the 60s, 70s, and 80s, even though it was the early 00s. I know that the today is not as good as the good ole days of the late 20th century, but 00s babies and kids are not to blame for this. They just sort of got wrapped up due to so much going on at one time. So that's my opinion, and does not have to be anybody else's opinion.

late19th- early 20th century = racial descrimination

late 20th- early 21st century = generation descrimination

late 21st- early 22nd century = ?????????????????????

100% HUMANITY ENDS...

Anonymous +1Reply

If cutt off dates are really that important i would say 96+ isn't a 90s kid cuz at least 95ers were little kids in the 90s but old enough to know about toys,clothes,tv&music ,atleast in my case, depends on that person really but personally my "earliest" memories were about 1 1/2-2 yrs old pluss i had older siblings but bottom line in my case my fondest memories are my 90s memories & im verry nastalgic i have a nephew born in 200 so by that i know if i was remebering 90s or 200s reruns i luv the 90s and consider myself a child of that decade and not just cuz i was born in the 90s

Anonymous 0Reply
@If cutt off dates are really that important i would say 96+ isn't a 90s kid cuz at least 95ers were little kids in...

Thank you! I'm a 95er and I remember so much from the late 90s of me being 1 1/2 or 2 to 5 years old. I loved being a little little kid in ye late 90s :) best time to grow up in my opinion ahah

@If cutt off dates are really that important i would say 96+ isn't a 90s kid cuz at least 95ers were little kids in...

95'ers as 90's kids?! LMAO Here is your 90's story. With 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1994 gone, you were born in 1995 as a BABY. You were an infant in 1996. You were a toddler in 1997 and 1998. You can't just wave the 1999 flag as if ONE year of childhood in the 90's amounts to something. Then look at you being 5 in 2000, 6 in 2001, 7 in 2002, 8 in 2003, 9 in 2004, 10 in 2005, 11 in 2006, and 12 in 2007. 95'ers are 2000's kids, not 90's kids at all.

Anonymous -10Reply

And FYI for all those who think memories don't form until age 4 http://children.webmd.com/news/...first-memories

joejg_630s avatar joejg_630 Yeah You Are 0Reply

I was born 94, I can remember remember everything 90's because I had two older siblings, one born 89 and one born 90.....sothe environment I grew up in was very 90's I can recall every show, such as "cooper", "living single", "kablam", "rockos modern life", "family matters" "nicks version of doug to disneys version of doug" "beetle borgs" "nick@nite".......etc so to me I will always consider myself a 90's kid

Everyone is being wayyyy too sensitive about this. i was born 1994 and i consider myself a 00s kid and a 90s babies i dont get whats the big deal being a 90s kid anyways. IMO shows like courage the cowardly dog and Dexter were still running in the 00s. 1980-89 are 80s babies and 90s kids and 1990-99 are 90s babies and 00s kids

to be a 90's kid, like previous comments said you have to remember most of the decade..MOST the MAJORITY meaning more than 5 years.. I was born in 1988, and fully consider myself a 90's kid, because even though and 90's culture carried over into the 2000's it wasn't the same

BrokewWealth88s avatar BrokewWealth88 Yeah You Are 0Reply

Tags : kids, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century, teens, adult, 90s kid, 00s kid, 10s kid, amirite, 80s babies, 80s baby, 90s babies, 90s baby, 80s born, 90s born, 00s born, 2000s born, 2010s born, 10s born, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
early 90s, early 00s, mid 90s, mid 00s, late 90s, late 00s, early 2010s, early 10s, cartoons, tv shows, movies, 90s music, 90s songs, 00s songs, 00s music.

OK... Here is what I honestly think.... I have to be born in the 1980's to be a 1990's kid....

I was born in 1998... I don't care what you say... I am a freaking 90's baby because I WAS BORN IN THE 90S.... I know I am not a 90s kid... I honestly do think you have to be born in the 80s to turly be a 90s kid..... Even though I am a 2000's kid, But I still had a good childhood because in the early-mid 2000's. There was no iPhones, I know for a fact iPhones didn't come out until late 2000's, the year, 2007. I know some of the old 90s cartoons carried on into the 2000s and I remember watching them when I was little. I loved VCR tapes... DVD's weren't popular until late 2000's when they got rid of VCR tapes..... I played outside just like y'all did.... please no hateful comments.

This is bullshit because I'm a '95 and I remember watching all the mid to late 90s shows like Johnny bravo, dexter, etc! It's all I watched when I was a baby to 5 years old when it hit 2000! But some of those shows went into the 2000's so if ur born in 97/98/99 ur a 2000s kid!

I was born in 91 and I am proud to be a 90s baby. I remember beanie babies, furbys and the pokemon craze as I had the yellow game. I remember super Mario 64, crash banjo kazoee, glover and rocket robot on wheels. I also had a sega genesis and I remember playing the original sonic games on it as well as games like castle of illusion, toy story, lion king, Aladdin and animaniacs. I have fond memories of the boy band and girl band craze of thee late 90s and the spice girls. eventhough I may know the ps2 era better the 90s are more nostalgic to me.

I'm a 90s kid born in 1992.Any one born in 1985-1994 is a 90s kids but if you were born in 1995-2000 you have the right to call yourself a 90s kids because the 90s were so cool it didn't end until early 2005. It got carried over to the early 2000 in 2005.In the early 2000, kids born from 1995-2000 had what the 90s had.They had toys,games(made in 1990) and Cartoon that were still ongoing from 1995-2005(Ed Edd n Eddy). The early 00s kids also grew up their childhood without Internet(When Internet weren't use much)and IPhone too.I think that what make a 90s kids.The 90s culture ended in 2005 when the world is starting to become high tech.In 2007 we had the first iPhone.The world changed a lot after that.So if you were born from 1995-2000 you are also a 90s kids. You experienced how the 90s was. Don't listen to what people say about you not being a 90s kids if you were born from 1995-2000. Just because the 90 ended in 1999 doesn't mean it the end of the 90s culture. The 90s culture lasted until 2005.The early 2000 is like 90% like the 90s. If you were born from like 2003-2009 then I'm sorry I can't help you lol. Many kids born in 2003-2009 experienced high technology when they were kids like Digital Cable(Pay to watch Cable) and IPhone(2007). I'm not sure where 2001 and 2002 should be on the list but I'm for sure that the 1995-2000 grew up with free cable like the 90s did and how they go out side all the time when they were kids. Most Kids now days don't even go out side lol. Evolution of Technology is fuc*ing us up.But it doesn't matter anyway because every 80s,90s,00s have it own way of being cool. If you're born in 1995-2000 you can call yourself a 90s or 00s kids it doesn't really matter.

Crazy_Apples avatar Crazy_Apple Yeah You Are 0Reply

I was born in 1990. I think the cut off dates for being a 90's kid should be 1982-1991. You're a kid from some would say 3-12, but let's do 3-17 with 18 being the official age of entering adulthood. Keep in mind that a decade is a 9 year period and 82-91 is also a 9 year period. Now let's put all of that together. Everyone born between 1982-1991 were all kids within the same decade 1990-1999. The oldest 90's kid being 17 and the youngest 8 by 1999. Then we all entered the 2000's as kids and became adults (turned 18 graduated high school and started college) within the same 9year decade 2000-2009. To call yourself a kid of the decade then you would have to be a kid throughout the entire decade. I was in my second year of college by the time 2009 came to a close. So everyone born in 82-91 can call themselves the kids of the 90's it doesn't matter if you were an older or younger one or how much of the decade you remember. It also doesn't matter how much of your childhood you lived out in the 00's. We all eventually became the adults/young adults of the 00's. I'm not saying 92, 93, and 94ers don't remember the 90's. They just weren't within the same 9year cycle as the rest of us.

I was born in 1992

Shyboy1992s avatar Shyboy1992 Yeah You Are 0Reply

I was born January 4 1992

Shyboy1992s avatar Shyboy1992 Yeah You Are 0Reply

I was born in the 1983 and i remember stuff from the 80s. Although i was mainly raised in the 1990s. In the early 90s there was still alot of trends, fashion, toys, music, and movies/shows still popular. So it is possible for a 90s baby from the mid 90s to remember some stuff from the 90s although i still would not consider them a 90s child. Also 90s being the last great generation things were significantly different in the 00s. Technology has grown and ruined society as wep know it today.

Crystalavances avatar Crystalavance Yeah You Are 0Reply

when did you graduate high school? Its not that complicated. if you were born in the 90's you really grew up in the 00's. 70's-80s, 80s-90's Trust me you think the age you grew up in sucks, but 10 years from now the kids will be robots. I was teens in the 90s, we were obsessed we the 80's! everything was 80s parties and pop culture, we thought the 90s sucked. Now you look back it was kinda cool. You will see things diff once you hit 30 something mark. 60s 70s was still in fashion too in 90s hippies, bell bottoms, tie die, etc.. the 80s and 90s are like the new 60s and 70s. It will go on forever.

Anonymous 0Reply

I don't get when lot of people say "people born between 1994 and 1999 can't remember the 90's because they were toddlers so they don't count" I have my first memories from when I was one year old and remember even more from when I was 2-5???

Anonymous 0Reply
This user has deactivated their account.
@1858724

That was hilarious. Props to you 😄

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are +5Reply

Here's my position on the issue. As a person who was born in 1992, I consider myself to be a 90s kid, but JUST BARELY. The prime of my childhood I consider to have taken place from 1997 to 2004. That's about equally 90s and 2000s. Many of the best things culturally in the 90s I was too young to appreciate, but what stands out most to me was the great kids television programming of the era. Nickelodeon, Disney, and Cartoon Network were all great back them, and this was special, because prior to these networks, children didn't have much of an outlet for entertainment. These networks brought relatable characters that could help kids going through tough times feel like they were not so alone. The 90s were really the last decade before the Internet moved from just being used for business to being used for entertainment, and thus, we were the last group to have a pre-Internet childhood. No offense to anyone born later on, but the difference between having that simple childhood experience and a childhood greatly influenced by technology is quite pronounced. Everything is now available at these kids' fingertips, and they just don't appreciate the simple things as much.

Otherwise, I remember the overall laid-back vibe of the decade, and some of the kid-friendly music toward the end of the decade (boy bands, girl groups, etc), but that's about it. The best years of my childhood were definitely in the early 00s (the aforementioned things were still going strong during this time)

Now, to all of you saying that the 90s really went on until 2005 or so, NO THEY DID NOT. The 90s ended, culturally, with the election of GB and 9-11. These events were culturally 2000s and what really began the security-crazed feel of that decade. The terror attacks, the wars, the sharp political divisions, gay activism, craze with everything being big (think, Hummers, McMansions) are all uniquely 2000s.

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are -1Reply

born 92, remember everything from the 90s thank you.
i know its not a big deal because technology and television became better in the 2000's, but the subject of this post was 90's baby and 90's kid, and I was both. :)

Anonymous -2Reply

The 90s culture lasted until about 2002 or so; the core of the '90s, the years unquestionably free of 80s or 00s influence, were 1995-1998. I think to be a 90s kid you have to have some good memory of the 1995-1998 period. Therefore, I think that the last true 90s kids were born about 1993, with 1994 and maybe early 1995 being either/or years.

I would call, with some degree of person-to-person variation (these are averages)

Born 1983-1985 - Early group '90s kid (predominantly '90s kid, but some '80s influence)
Born 1986-1989 - Full '90s kid
Born 1990-1993 - Late group '90s kid (predominantly '90s kid, but childhood carried on into the 2000s)

I was born December 25, 1992.

I agree. I was born in 81 but don't really consider myself an 80's kid. I remember the 80's well but the 90's were much more significant for me. If you're born in the 90's, you really aren't a 90's kid. You're a millennium kid. Even if you were born in 90 you were still in single digits by the end of that decade. Not even human yet.

@stunnerable I agree. I was born in 81 but don't really consider myself an 80's kid. I remember the 80's well but the 90's were...

If you were born in '81, then that means you graduated High School in '99, which would really make you a 90s TEEN.
I mean really, did you grow up watching the shows aimed at young children in the 90s as a kid? No, unless you had younger siblings then maybe, but it's still wouldn't be your "childhood".

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +11Reply

I was born in 1999 and i remeber LOTS of things from the 90s, 80s, and even a little from the 70s. Yes im a 90s BABY but i dont have an Iphone and things like this generation.

When I was little i had a nintendo 64.
Pokemon, courage the cowardly dog, the rugrats, all that, and ed, edd, and eddy, were a few of my favorite shows not to mention the powerpuff girls and scooby doo where are you
I played the orginal mortal kombat and street figther.
My older brother "who was born in 1986" had bull everything.
And yes rememeber the controversy over "ebonics"
I loved the power rangers and toy story.
I ate gushers and fruit buy the foot and lunchables which was pretty much my diet!
I STILL watch VHS movies.
Just because I didnt get to see things live in the 90s doesnt mean I don't remember. I am a 90s baby not a 90s kid but not THAT much changed between the 90s and the early 2000s.

Anonymous -5Reply
@I was born in 1999 and i remeber LOTS of things from the 90s, 80s, and even a little from the 70s. Yes im a 90s...

You don't "remember" anything. The decade was already over by the time you were born.

@I was born in 1999 and i remeber LOTS of things from the 90s, 80s, and even a little from the 70s. Yes im a 90s...

Not much has changed from the 90s and early 2000s? LMAO! If you were born in 1999, you were still an infant in 2000, and were a toddler in 2001 and 2002, and didn't become a child until 2003! So how could you remember the early 00's if you were only an infant in 2000, and a toddler in 2001-2002? LMAO

Anonymous -12Reply
@Not much has changed from the 90s and early 2000s? LMAO! If you were born in 1999, you were still an infant in...

Just cause we were infants in the early 2000's doesn't mean we can't remember anything, we can but just a bit and can also be blurry in the mind

Most people I know consider 4-year-olds to be officaly "kids". So if you were 4 in 1999, I guess you would be a 90's kid AND a 90's baby.

Anonymous -6Reply
@Most people I know consider 4-year-olds to be officaly "kids". So if you were 4 in 1999, I guess you would be a...

No, because being a child for ONE year in the 90's and being a child for EIGHT years in the 2000s is not even close. 95ers are 2000s kids.

Anonymous -6Reply

I hate how kids think they're 90's kids just because they saw a cartoon that was made in the 90s -__-

Anonymous -6Reply

I was born in 97' and I should defiantly b considered a 90's kid because where I lived for like 2 years. was behind America so we just got the things that came out in early 90's also I was here when the millennium hit and I lived next to the twin towers and I know every show that the 90's kids are talking about

Chicken and cow :'( I miss you
I miss you, stupid Non-Logic but Fun Cartoon Network shows!! :'(

ShioryKyokos avatar ShioryKyoko Yeah You Are -10Reply

My theory is that you'd really want to be born in the first quarter to count. If you were born in June 1992 you can be a 90s kid because you actually were alive in all four quarters of the 90s, you MIGHT have a memory or two from the second quarter (ie. late 94) and then have lots of memories from the third quarter and then definitley remember the entire fourth quarter crystal clearly.

Anonymous -14Reply

I said something like this and got -30. (well i said if you can't remember much you're not a 90's kid) Must have been a bunch of 11 year olds voting.

But yeah, i think that basically if you started grade 3 in the 90's you're a 90's kid

You are not a 90's kid if you were born in the late 90's, enough said. In my opinion, you have to have been born from '87-92'. I myself was born in 1991, and I remember so much. Slap bracelets, when yo-yos were popular, finishing every sentence with PSYCHE or NOT! Talk to the hand, Surge, the Nickelodeon that was around before Spongebob, when country music became mega popular and crossed into the mainstream, the shootings of Tupac and Biggie. I fully remember nano pets, Furbies and the annoying advertisements for them, when childhood did not revolve around technology or trying to be more mature then what you really are. I remember Fresh Prince, the Power Rangers, and Oregon Trail. By the way, we have a reason to be arrogant. This generation absolutely sucks, and I feel no shame in saying that. We are the last generation that actually had real childhoods, because we knew how to be kids. Do you know how many kids today dress retardedly, all becaue they want to "fit in"? The 90's were relaxed with fashion and music, you dressed how you wanted. Plaid shirts, torn jeans, light up sneakers were all considered to be the cool thing. Plus no Justin Beiber. Long live the 90's!

Anonymous -23Reply

1984-1987: 90's Teens

1988-1992: 90's Kids <--

1993: Stuck in the Middle

1994-1999: Justin Bieber Generation.

The cut off date for 90's kids was 1992, and 1993 is sometimes considered a 90's kid. But because Justin Bieber was born in 1994, that is the ultimate cut off year. Sorry, but if you were born in 1994, you're apart of the 2000s Faggot Bieber generation. I don't care how much you scream, tell me to go fuck myself or whatever... If you were born in Biebers year of 94, you lose! Sorry!

Anonymous -23Reply
@1984-1987: 90's Teens 1988-1992: 90's Kids <-- 1993: Stuck in the Middle 1994-1999: Justin Bieber...

Nice try, but the things a '94 baby and a '99 baby grew up with are almost a generation apart. The only way I could be counted as a "Justin Bieber kid" is if I grew up hearing his music on Radio Disney, which I stopped listening to by the time I was 11. So I guess by your logic if I were to be born in '88 then I must be a Taylor Swift kid because we were born the same year.

Also the epic troll fest against Bieber is long over, because most have grown up and realised he's just another teen idol that will go away within a couple of years.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are +10Reply
@marsukai503 Nice try, but the things a '94 baby and a '99 baby grew up with are almost a generation apart. The only way I could...

In order to be a 90's kid, you need to be born in the 80's.
I was born in 1984, and I'm certainly not an 80's kid, since I could only remember the last 2 years of the 80's, and I don't consider them that memorable.
70's Babies are 80's Kids.
80's Babies are 90's Kids.
90's Babies are 2000's Kids.

1980-1982 are the first group of the 90's Kids, considering that they were legal adults in 2000.

1983-1987 are the core group of the 90's Kids, considering that they were the 13-17 age group in 2000.

1988-1989 are the last group of the 90's Kids, considering that they were preteens in 2000.

Anonymous +1Reply
@marsukai503 Nice try, but the things a '94 baby and a '99 baby grew up with are almost a generation apart. The only way I could...

Things a 94 baby and a 99 baby grew up with almost a generation apart? Not really. You said you still considered 2005 part of your childhood, right? Well so would a 99 baby.You both had the 2000s childhood experience.

Rae_Carolines avatar Rae_Caroline Yeah You Are -2Reply
@Rae_Caroline Things a 94 baby and a 99 baby grew up with almost a generation apart? Not really. You said you still considered...

Not really, the things 6 year olds watch vs what 11 year olds watch are very different. In other words, someone born in '99 would still be watching Barney in '05, whereas someone born in '94 would be grown out of that by then.

marsukai503s avatar marsukai503 Yeah You Are 0Reply
@marsukai503 Nice try, but the things a '94 baby and a '99 baby grew up with are almost a generation apart. The only way I could...

Honestly, I agree with you. 1994 is just lumped with 1993 and 1995, not grouped like 1985-1994 or 1994-2003. 1999 is just lumped with 1998 and 2000, not grouped like 1990-1999 or 1999-2008. 1998 is lumped with 1997 and 1999, 1997 is lumped with 1996 and 1998, and so on.

@1984-1987: 90's Teens 1988-1992: 90's Kids <-- 1993: Stuck in the Middle 1994-1999: Justin Bieber...

Mate not everyone born 1999 is a 'Justin Bieber' generation that's an insult, he's a faggot so don't that

Well, we are not talking about those born in 94 we are talking about those born in 92 and earlier. You don't count for anything.

Anonymous -24Reply
Anonymous