Throwback to the 80’s and 90’s


Let’s take a trip back to the 80’s and 90’s shall we? Here are some things you might remember from then if you grew up in Australia. A bit heavy on the tech stuff.

1Getting the following stuck in your head, “Have you ever, ever felt like this? When strange things happen, are you going round the twist.”

Round The Twist

2These floppy disks

Floppy Disks. (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

3Playing “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego” and “Wolfenstein”

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego

4Turbo button on your computer. Why on Earth wouldn’t we have that pressed?

Turbo Mode

5Scrunched Socks. I used to twist mine

Scrunch Socks

6Fortune Telling

7Almost everyone’s parents owned this awesome cake book.

Women’s Weekly Cake Book

8Munch on Munchreros!


9Windows 3.1

Windows 3.1

10That annoying moment when someone calls your house and disconnects you off the internet


11T.Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom


12When the lucky kids had game boys

Nintendo Game Boy

13But the rest of us had this

Ring Toss

14England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales – Inside, Outside, Inside, Scales


15Agro’s Cartoon Connection was the best

Agro’s Cartoon Connection

16When these chocolate ciggies were acceptable

Chocolate Cigarettes

17When the internet looked like this

Old Yahoo

18And sounded like this, “ohoh!” – ICQ

19Upside Down Upside Down

Mr Squiggle

20Hypercolour T-shirts!

Hypercolour t-shirts