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Inside a 90s backpack


1.Sticker albums

Remember that old Glorietta store called Stick ‘Em Up? During the day, my schoolmates flocked to that store to purchase these felt stickers to add to their growing sticker collection. You’re not allowed to use the prized babies though because they’re only meant to be ogled at and be envied. Fights ensued over whose sticker collection is better. My friends swear that up to this day they have albums tucked away in their closets. This calls for a sticker convention…any takers?

2. Stationery

When girls my age got sick of stickers, they switched to collecting stationery. In elementary, we collected those rose-scented sheets with matching stickers and envelopes. The collection, however, evolved to note pads after Tickles opened. I remember being part of that craze, going to the store week after week to look and buy their notepads to suit my teenage letter-writing mania.

3. High-tech pencil case

We marveled at this mechanic thing that stored paper clips, a sharpener, staple wires, erasers, and pens.

4. Trapper Keeper

We didn’t need this back then but kids got one because it was a great place to store their stationery and stickers in.

5. 128 Crayon Case

Hot pink and electric blue were my favorite colors from the Crayola briefcase. It was so fun to color the activity books because of the numerous shades to choose from.

I was territorial with my crayons because kids who would borrow from me would either: break the good colors in half or make the sharpest end dull.

6. Books

I used to bring coloring books to school to pass the time. Eventually I moved on to real books. I began reading Archie, then the Sweet Valley series (from Kids, Twins, High, and Senior Year), Nancy Drew, the Babysitters Club, and R.L. Stine.

8. All-in-One Pen

I suspect that the mechanical pencil case fad faded because of this writing instrument. The All-in-One pen boasts of inks from the rainbow.


October 22, 2007 at 5:38 pm 2 comments

The Gwapings!

I instantly felt that pang of pity for them because they’re not as famous anymore. And to paraphrase what Jomari Yllana said in the vid, they’re no longer recognized by the teens of today. So sad. But at least Direk Johnny still knows them.

April 6, 2007 at 2:28 pm 3 comments

Ace Ventura: Pet detective

Hey guys! This clip is soooo funny! Wait for it until it loads before you watch so you won’t get “bitin.” I super loved this movie and thanks to whoever made this, I get to have 20 minutes of fun and laughter from Jim Carey. I miss this guys! I wish he could have new funny movies again. hahahaha! Enjoy it!

March 22, 2007 at 3:58 pm 2 comments

The Tick

One of the amusing superheroes of the 90s was The Tick. I used to watch it on RPN 9 with my brother (who introduced me to the show), we’d always laugh at this superhero’s antics and depth (yes! he talks about stuff that are somewhat not what you get from the typical superhero). The show was great because it was something different from all the spiderman/woman, batman and superman cartoons proliferating the tv stations back then. In case you guys kinda have no idea what I’m talking about (nooooooo!) or have forgotten who this guy is, watch the video! Its hilarious!

March 15, 2007 at 10:42 pm 3 comments



Ok, hold your horses people! I’m pretty sure you know who Arthur is (i.e. if you have cable and all – i channel). This was one of my favorite shows because it just tells you what a kid goes through during his childhood. Fighting with your siblings (and getting along with them!), having friends, fitting in school, raising parents (hehe!), and just dealing with whatever kids deal with! In the show all of the characters were animals, can u guys identify what types of animals were there (without using Google ah!)?

Well, that’s kinda hard. Since I wouldn’t know either. Hehe. But I really loved this show. 🙂

March 15, 2007 at 10:30 pm 13 comments

Hit me baby one more time!

Who can ever forget this hit song which started in the late 90’s? It’s all time favorite Britney Spears with her 1st hit song “Baby One More Time”

March 15, 2007 at 3:31 pm 14 comments

Spice girls on the loose!

Since the Spice girls were  popular during the 90’s, other kids couldn’t help, but act and look like them. Look at these kids, they look soooo much like the get-up of the Spice girls! Hahaha!

March 14, 2007 at 9:55 pm 6 comments

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