Top Ten Reasons Why 80s and 90s Were Good

The Top Ten

1 The Music

Me: can I listen to the 80s
Mum: no honey
Me: why?
Mum: because it will give you cancer
Me: Lol

For me CARELESS WHISPER is the absolutely masterpiece of each years! - BloDayBey

Almost all my favourite bands are from the eighties and nineties!

I'd also like to say that there was not so much technology, so people actually went out and socialised for real.
Also, I realise the irony of saying this in an internet forum...

My parents use to say we grew up listening to Michael jackson and we will say to our kids that we had dustbin beaver in our times

2 The Television Shows

Don't forget these cool cartoons everyone:Rugrats, Catdog, Hey Arnold, Ed, Edd n Eddy, Dexter Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, Recess, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Powerpuff girls, Cow and Chicken and 1999-2004 SpongeBob - TheMask

Compare Family Ties with something like Mean Girls. I think we know which one's better. - Metalhead1997

Fresh Prince of Bel Air - venomouskillingmachine

R.I.P Saturday morning cartoons 1960s-early 2000s

3 No Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, or Nicki Minaj

Good, I'm glad they weren't there

They were toddlers IDIOTS

4 The Electronics

The 80's electronics brought us Nintendo along with Italian plumber - Delgia2k

Rotary phones, pagers, Nintendo and Atari, etc. - Metalhead1997

Gary you forgot the best two,LINK AND SAMUS! - Lord28

Introduced Mario, Luigi, Sonic, DK, Kirby, etc.. - Garythesnail

5 The Sports

Tennessee Football was King of the SEC!

6 TV Was Free

The cables were free - Delgia2k

In britian we have freeview - Harri666

7 The Movies

Arguably one of the best decades for movies. I like 80s movies better than 90s films, but overall both decades had CLASSIC films. - Metalhead1997

Almost all my favorite movies are from this time period! (Flight of the Navigator, Back to the Future, Home Alone, etc. ) - RockFashionista

Did someone saw the movie Scarface? I hope. - Delgia2k

Movies of our time are also great, though.

8 The commercials were funny
9 Great Comedies
10 The Celebrities

The Contenders

11 Good Nicktoons
12 Sonic the Hedgehog used to be much better back then
13 Super Mario Bros.
14 The Nintendo 64
15 The Nintendo Entertainment System
16 The Disney Movies

One of the best things about this era. - RockFashionista

Frozen brainwashed those people. - SamuiNeko

Disney's Hercules (1997) RULES!

Disney' Hercules (1997) RULES!

17 No Justin Bieber

One Direction similar ages.
Louis the oldest would've been 7 in 1999 till December when he turned 8.
Zayn, Liam, Niall would've been 6 in 1999
Harry would've been 5 in 1999 like Justin Bieber.

Haters he was a baby, baby, baby oooh.
1994 - birth, 1995 - 1, 1996 - 2 1997 - 3 1998 - 4 1999- 5
He was only five in 1999.
At least he would be too young to know or understand the millennium bug scam at the time.

Aaron Carter who didn't get bullied on the internet because no social media.

18 Justin Beiber Fanboys Never Existed

Aaron Carter fan girls existed, and no social media to bully anyone haha.

19 Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader until his death in 2004
20 The top 3 best Mario games ever (Super Mario RPG, Super Mario 64 and Mario Kart 64 all released in 1996)

Super Mario 64 was crap! - Lord28

21 Introduction of The Legend of Zelda

The video game series just so you know, not the cartoon. - Skullkid755

22 The 80s had its very own fashion style
23 Super Mario 64

That game is Terrible! - Lord28

24 The graphics of Super Mario 64
25 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series produced by Filmation based on Mattel's toy line Masters of the Universe.
26 Hotter Girls

That's so true...they were also very sexy-looking as well!

50s: Hot
60s: Hot
70s: Hot
80s: Very hot
90s: Really hot
00s: a bit hot

27 Nobody from the Last Decade was Hating on Your Decade, Like 80s and 90s Kids Do Now
28 Anti-feminism was not as well-received
29 Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under more.
30 No Social Media
31 No social media to slag off celebs.
32 Metroid
33 Parappa and Lammy
34 Chuck E. Cheese's

*sigh* not every 80s and 90s kid was a Yank. I wouldn't even know what this place was. I mean I bet you don't know the Gulliver's theme parks for kids aged around 3-11.

35 Coin operated horse rides at the store

I found several of these at nearly very store I went to in the 90s and now I hardly find them at those same stores anymore.

36 Vegas had more neon

There are more LED lights and hardly any neon.

37 Canto-pop and Mando-pop
38 No social media to slag off 80s and 90s kids.
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