12 Signs You’re a 90s Newfoundland Child

The 1990s were some great times for Newfoundland and Labrador. If you’re a 90s Newfoundland child, here’s a blast from the past for you!

 

You Were Born at the Grace Hospital

Grace Hospital, birthplace of many 90s Newfoundland babies
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You’ve Been to a Red Circle Before You Knew What Circle K Was

Red Circle was a lot more common in 90s Newfoundland than today.

 

You Remember When the Village Mall had a Walmart, Sears, Dominion, and Most Importantly, a Water Fountain

You Used to Watch The Simpsons at 5:30PM on CBC before supper

 

One of the Schools You Went to is Permanently Closed

IJ Samson, a closed 90s Newfoundland school
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Your First George Street Experience Was Listening to 90s Dance Music on Magic 97 Every Weekend

Benders on George was a big part of 90s Newfoundland cultureThe Party Wagon may have come from the 80s but you could see it on George Street in 90s Newfoundland.
An old Magic 97 ad from 90s Newfoundland. The station changed in 2001.

You’ve Rushed to Find Money and Chase Down Dickie Dee

A 90s Newfoundland summer would be incomplete without Dickie Dee.

You’ve Watched a Movie at Empire Theatres While Eating Taco Bell

Empire Theatres Studio 12 St. John'sStudio 12 opened just a few weeks before the new millennium, but was part of the childhood for many 90s Newfoundland kids in the early 00s.

… Checked the Movie Listings in the Telegram Before You Went…

In 90s Newfoundland, you could check the paper or call in to get movie listings. Empire Theatres has a website, but the paper was still common to use.

…And Played Some Games at Starcade After!

Starcade at the Avalon Mall
cbc.ca

 

You’ve Been to a Birthday Party at McDonald’s…

McDonald's was popular for birthday parties, and in 90s Newfoundland, it was the same
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…Or Totally Tubular

90s Newfoundland wouldn't have been the same without Totally Tubular
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You’ve Watched the St. John’s Maple Leafs at Memorial Stadium before Mile One existed

 

Your Family Had 1 Cell Phone, It Didn’t Even Have Games, and You Weren’t Allowed to Use It

90s Newfoundland cell phone ad

 

You Heard This on OZFM Every Friday on the Way To School

 

What else reminds you of growing up in 90s Newfoundland?

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