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15 August, 2022 | 01:04 AM

What is was like being a kid in the 90s: Aussie dad shares nostalgic summary

What is was like being a kid in the 90s: Aussie dad shares nostalgic summary
Dad's VERY relatable post about being a kid in the 90s touches millions of nostalgic Aussies: 'Cheez TV, TV guides, Harry's Practice and Rage' An Aussie dad has shared a nostalgic summary about growing up in the 90s Brad Kearns reflected on old television shows, toys, books and games He would play a tamagotchi, watch Cheez TV and read Goosebumps books On weekends he would hire new release movies from Video Ezy 'I'm not saying times are sh*t now. But the 90's were pretty sick,' he wrote By Carina Stathis For Daily Mail Australia Published: 01:56 BST, 15 August 2022 | Updated: 02:11 BST, 15 August 2022 e-mail 6 View comments A father-of-three has touched the hearts of thousands of nostalgic millennials after posting a relatable summary of growing up in the 90s in Australia. Brad Kearns shared a nostalgic post on social media which struck a chord with thousands who related to his memories of Cheez TV before school, Goosebumps books, tamagotchis and visits to Video Ezy. 'I'm not saying times are sh*t now. But the 90s were pretty sick,' he wrote alongside an image of himself as a child. Brad Kearns (pictured, left with wife Sarah) shared a nostalgic summary on social media which struck a chord with thousands who related to the detailed childhood reflection 'I'm not saying times are sh*t now. But the 90's were pretty sick,' he wrote alongside an image of himself as a child (pictured) 'I'd finish my Crispix or pop-tarts and sit back down to Sailor Moon on Agro's Cartoon Connection. We'd flick it over to Cheez TV for Pokémon and then some Dragon Ball Z before we had to leave,' Brad wrote, adding how television commercials were all about kids toys. 'We'd get into mums Nissan Bluebird and feed the Tamagotchi on the way to school with Alanis Morriset blaring. Front doors with Safety House signs along every house near school. 'I'd get out with my Tazos and glow in the dark Odd-Bodds ready for a big day of hustling.' 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'After school we'd head down to the drain pipes or fire trail and we knew to be back by dark. We'd always just end up in a cul-de-sac till the adults yelled at us to come home,' Brad continued. 'If we stayed in, afternoon TV was the best. They'd have Power Rangers, Totally Wild and then the afternoon cartoons until the adults would make us watch the news at 5:30. 'We'd watch the Simpsons at 6. Neighbours at 6:30 and Home & Away at 7:00.' What is was like being a kid in the 90s: Watching Pokémon and Dragon Ball Z on Cheez TV before school Reading Goosebumps novels in the library Playing with a Tamagotchi and Tazos Watching Behind the News and Round The Twist Buying lollies for 20c at the school tuckshop Writing a lunch order on a paper bag Renting out movies and television shows from Blockbuster and Video Ezy Watching The Simpsons at 6pm weeknights Advertisement 'Afternoon TV was the best. They'd have Power Rangers, Totally Wild and then the afternoon cartoons until the adults would make us watch the news at 5:30,' Brad wrote (stock image) Poll What is your favourite 90s memory? Playing with a Tamagotchi Renting movies from Blockbuster or Video Ezy Buying lollies at the tuckshop Watching Cheez TV Reading goosebumps All of the above What is your favourite 90s memory? Playing with a Tamagotchi 0 votes Renting movies from Blockbuster or Video Ezy 4 votes Buying lollies at the tuckshop 0 votes Watching Cheez TV 2 votes Reading goosebumps 0 votes All of the above 1 votes Now share your opinion Brad dubbed 7:30pm as the worst television time slot because only Better Homes & Gardens, Harry's Practice or Getaway would be on - so instead they'd play. 'We'd go record songs on the $35 cassette player we got from Parklea Markets with our birthday money. By 8:30pm the good sh*t like Buffy, Sliders or the X-Files would come on,' he said. Brad said the weekends would be start with watching Rage then Video Hits, followed by playing sports outside and 'running amok' with cousins. 'There'd be sleepovers or a BBQ and we'd just shove mattresses on the lounge room floor. We'd watch Gladiators, Xena and then Hercules. After that the TV guide would tell us what the Saturday night movie would be. It was always a f*cking pearler,' he said. On weekends Brad would hire new release movies from Video Ezy (pictured) or Blockbuster The social media post resonated with thousands who agreed the 90s was an 'amazing' period before everyone had a mobile phone. 'Friday night trips to Video Ezy - my kids don't even believe me when I tell them we had shops to hire videos. Kids now days really are missing out!!' one woman commented. 'Omg this seriously sums up my 90s childhood! If I wanted something to read or some cool as posters for my room I'd go down the deli and buy a smash hits or TV hits magazine!!' another added. A third said: 'Those were the best days! Corner delis everywhere with 20c bags of lollies, use a iron to straighten our hair and we all knew where everyone was by the pile of bikes on the front lawn.' Others also praised old television shows including Hey Hey It's Saturday, Funniest Home Videos, Beverly Hills 90210 and Passions. Share or comment on this article: What is was like being a kid in the 90s: Aussie dad shares nostalgic summary e-mail Add comment Comments 5 Share what you think Newest Oldest Best rated Worst rated View all The comments below have not been moderated. View all The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Add your comment Enter your comment By posting your comment you agree to our house rules . Submit Comment Clear Close Do you want to automatically post your MailOnline comments to your Facebook Timeline? Your comment will be posted to MailOnline as usual. 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