Remembering the 90’s

Its almost 2 in the morning and I totally hibernated last night so 7adi not sleepy, out of sheer boredom I was on this site [link] looking at “you were a child of the 90’s” when I decided to make my own list of 90’s thing .. some what kuwaiti style ..

-Birthdays at hungry bunny.
-remembering when the first mcdonalds opened in Kuwait oo the line for drive through was so long
-lunches at Chi Chis
-Khiran Resort was the place to be
-Remembering when Fridays opened
-BBS carnivals were cool
-Home Alone and Macaulays screem when he put the after shave
-Mr. Bean
-making our own “slip and slide” by closing off the garage door, wetting the whole area with the hose and making it slippery with two (or more) bottles of baby johnsons shampoo
-Cartoons like elsanafir, elshanakil, ranzi etawa, lady lady, captain majed, grandizer, floona, bombo, sally, etc.
-Kooshballs madry kooshkins in different colors
-Baby G watches in all different colors
-The watches that were able to turn off the TVs (Remote control watches)
-Air Jordans and Space Jam. Michael Jordan was the shit back then
-habbat titanic
-gergai3an was normal and not over the top
-Nerf balls/Nerf Guns
-trying to copy how Michael Jackson danced
-owning tapes .. and making maqa6i3 with the two deck tape players/recorders
-“enta shafar gaayr 3adi”
-tetris on gameboys and sonic on sega
-JTT was hot
-Boys II Men, Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys and N Sync
-Thinking your grandmother was like khalti gmasha
-you hear the song “Di Di” by cheb khaled at every single party
-Mighty Ducks
-At one point or another .. we all tried to break dance .. dont deny it
-Cienma ilsalmiya, il7amra and qurna6a
-Fudruckers ely 3al ba7ar
-The days when Orbit had good shows, or what seemed to us back then as good shows
-People weren’t addicted to their computers, phones, and electronics in general … cuz not everyone had them
-But everyone had a baijar
-it was cool to wear overalls, with one of the buttons not closed
-we weren’t allowed to play outside during wagt elgayla .. oo kena nan6ir ra3i il barid na6ra
-on the way to school they always had the song “9abaaa7ch allah bilkhair ….”
– Flute lollipops that came with sheet music
– The orginial Beverly Hills 90210
-Everyone had a favorite Ninja Turtle, and we had to eat pizza
-The Video Club
-Maseerat were remotely safer.
-Ice Ice Baby Ice and Vanilla Ice’s dancing.  Informer.  MC HAMMER!!
-6al3aat firqaat Miami oo aghaneehum il 3ajeeba
-Walking to the baqala after school.
-Archie Comics
-Majed Comics
-Lulu il9agheera
-flannel shirts were the coolest thing to own worn on top of your overalls with all the buttons open
-The balls ily kena neshtereehum that had different smells ily 3ala grape or strawberry etc.
-Going to play in Muthana, khaleejiya and downstairs in mujama3 zahra
– Watching The Fresh Prince and Full House
– Rollerblades
-Madeenat il tarfeeehiya oo the dancing videos
-Fawazeer Sherihan (was that 80’s or 90’s?)
-IRC and ICQ .. I dont think I need to elaborate
-“hathaa hoo il mooooj elazraag la tu6ib fy ba7raah taghriiiig” the kuwaiti soccer team was good :p
-COOLIO and Gangsters Paradise
-Bill Nye the Science Guy
-Slaaaiman el6ayeb
-Keth oo khaaal oo when inti9ar il sharra7 oo dawood 7sain were a funny duo
-3algaaaaaaam mur wimdalgam
-Sweet Valley High, Goosebumps, Baby sitters club, rewayaat 3abeer
-Wrestling .. WWF .. Razor Ramon, Shawn Michales, Diesel, Bret Hart, Undertaker LOOOOOOOOOOOOOL (btw Razor ramon labas the 123 kid 7afatha )
-Maktabat ilmanar ily bilsalmiya .. yam il video club
-wearing the hats ma3kooseen .. nafs will smith in fresh prince
-Yukon bab wa7ed
-habaat Guess ily ib mujama3 mariam
-Mortal Kombat
-When habbat il forwards bedaw :p
-Birth of 3arabenglish … IRC language
-Windows 3.1, ba3dain 9aar windows 95
-Cienmat il fanar awal ma ba6elat. lazim na7jez gabil 3 or 4 days 7ag il weekend
-Intermission bil cienma hehehe
-Macarena, Men In Black Dance, Mr Boombastic Shaggy
-Mission Impossible and Speed
-Mambo Number 5
-Khabbat Y2K
-3abdallah elbari wel ba7ri
-Aqua Park  oo bunjee jump ib 7adeeqat il shi3ib
-Ice Skating oo il aghani ily kanaw i7e6oonha
-Cargo pants, ripped jeans in the knee, dirty jeans oo the yellow sunglasses
-7abeeeeebi ya nooor il 3aaaaaain
-Diana 7adaaad “amaanaaih lady”
-Mandaaaam 3alaaaaik daam3 il nadam ghaaali
-M7amad liblooshi – yaa naar shibyy
-Fathaa2eyaat oo cienama2yaat
-O.J Trial, Hard Copy, Emergency 911, COPS LOOOL
-The Price is Right, Family Feud, Wheel of Fortune, that jam3iya game, nesait isimha.
-“did i doo thaaat??” Family Matters , Steve Urkel
-Friends & Seinfeld hehe
-Renegade … Kent amoot 3alaih
-Stickers and sticker books .. esp scratch and sniff stickers
-Elmers glue LOL
-Eljazeera elkhathra kanat gezzz
-Nintendo … Donkey Kong and Super Mari Bros.
-When Demi Moore shaved her head for G.I Jane
-Jurassic Park and Free Willy
-2465050, 565373(weyahum)1
-a lot of ear piercings
-En6aliq 6
-Nokia – oo the snake game ooo the samba ring tone
-Jim Carey kil aflama .. The Mask, Ace Ventura
-Tupac Vs Biggie
-Jumanji … Didn’t they ban the game from fantasy world or something?
– Mercedes “Shabaaa7”, Shafaar caprice, Wanait Splash,
-Arnold Schwarzzenager .. I WILL BE BACK .. oo all his movies :p
-the lollipops of the 90’s .. Pushpops
-Mujama3 elnugra wilsalmiya elqadeema hahahahahahah!
-Alanis Morrissette (this is for mirim), destinys child, Mariah Carey
-Baywatch .. or Pamela Anderson to be specific and the Hoff .. David Hasselhoff … “don’t hassle the hoff” ;p
-The khitameya of my post will be “Cotton Eye Joe” … Where did you come from where did you .. where did you come from cotton eye joe. Oo Salamatkum
Okay ta3abt wana afakir oo eni I ask people to help me.  If you have more to add .. lemme know! 🙂


10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Shwaish
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 04:16:10

    hehehehehhehehe so true!!


  2. Daddy's Girl
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 05:17:16

    Actually 3yal il 90’s ma le7gaw 3la “Cartoons like elsanafir, elshanakil, ranzi etawa, lady lady, captain majed, grandizer, floona, bombo, sally”

    cause ohom maloot children of the 80s 😀

    I would like to add something…

    Owning a tin can of the Versace Perfume was cool 😉 Red for girls o blue for boys o baby pink madry ish7aga!

    o by 1992 khalas mojama3 il neqra inqarath min il wojood…

    Every single day of the weekend hanging out at Laila Gallery was it 😀

    7alaw Jaw Breaker 😉

    hmmm shino b3d?!

    Madry if anyone remembers… ice cream taxi mal il so3odiya ilee actually 3la taxi

    Teenage mutant ninja turtles, Teenage mutant ninja turtles, teenage mutant ninja Tuuurtles…

    Cartoon akhy il 3ziz ilee ma nadry shino salfetah o il actors 3balna ryayeel o imdablejeenhom 3la inhm 7reem i6la3aw sej 7reem akher shay!

    Cartoon Network!

    Cinemat il Salmiya was cool also…

    The closing of n7no wal a6fal in 1994 :`( o the opening of Fantasy world somewhere in the 1995-1996 … ugh!


    Imrakaz wara faker o irba7 min mamsha leen mamsha 😀

    O don’t u forget … Unbreak my heart song…


  3. MiYaFuSHi
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 06:34:07

    Cough cough ghbaaaaaaaaaaaaar! lol


  4. newbride
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 12:33:33

    loooooooooooooooooooool waaaaaaaaaaaaaay ebdaaaaaaaaaaa3 7adee 7adee gemt athker shaklee el 3ajeeb hlftraaaa 😛 waaaay ambeeh o ba3ad habaat el trolls loooool ambeeeh

    great post waayed tha7knee


  5. Jacqui
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 21:20:38

    You forgot afro/kisha hair was cool back then 😛


  6. bougies
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 05:52:16

    Tara ana sawait kilshay on the list!!! Tara the kinds now are boring ma3a hannah montana oo kharabee6hum!!!


  7. Abdulmohsen
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 06:00:57

    fakkir o irba7 on KTV? slamatak ads? like cola? 3baid ilshimmery of alqadsia?

    great post!


  8. Chirp
    Jun 10, 2009 @ 21:35:02

    Shwaish – haha ;p

    Daddys Girl- lool thanks for extra ones!!

    Miya – HAHA 7ada :p

    newbride – il7imdila ena ilpost tha7ekach 😉

    Jax – eeee sa7!

    Bougies – eee 7adhum! oo they are always on their psp’s!

    Abdulmohsen – eeee bas ma3arif 3baid ilshimeri ;p thanks! 🙂


  9. Cooookiez
    Jun 11, 2009 @ 21:27:50

    Zain chethy ! Now I feel old :/


  10. cover page
    Jun 18, 2009 @ 13:56:20

    bananas in pyjamas

    that mango soft drink nesait esma

    polaroid cameras

    nokia ringo

    SHOWBIZZ <———– how can some1 forget that

    umberella chocolate o the chocolate aly u have to squeeze out of a tube ( like a tooth paste tube )

    spiral shoelaces

    ma63am sultan center aly 3al ba7ar

    Fendi beaded bags ( late '90s )

    the watch aly u can change the wrist band color

    ice cream with the bubble gum at the bottom

    free willie and lassy

    married with children


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