29 Things that defined your late 80s/early 90s childhood

29. Double Ships in Galaga

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28. Accidentally shooting your captured ship in Galaga

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Especially if it was your last ship...

27. Garbage Pail Kids

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26. Diamond Kings

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and all other baseball cards before the strike.  (I still have this one somewhere)

25. Slap Bracelets

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24. T.G.I.F.

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23. Bead Necklaces

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and selling them to your classmates in middle school.

22. Playing cards with friends

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21. MTV: Unplugged (The Golden Age)

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20. Nickelodeon

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19. Mariah Carey's Whistle Notes

18. This screen...

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17. Which led to many of these screens...

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16. Drinking both of these in large quantities...

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...at least as long as they were around.  Surge was the best though.

15. Eating so many of these...

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SO. DAMN. MANY.

14. A freezer full of these...

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...and eating no fewer than 4 of them in one sitting.

13. Getting this from the ice cream truck...

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12. Jigglers

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11. Original Cry Baby's...

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...and selling them to or buying them from your middle school classmates.

10. Going where everybody knows your name

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9. Mobile gaming at its finest...

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8. Especially with this cartridge inside

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7. A closet full of these...

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6. Paired with a dresser full of these...

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I think I still have a pair.

5. Being a part of this family every week...

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4. Desperately wanting these...

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3. And these...

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...but having to settle for the generic Kmart versions instead.

2. The Fresh Prince

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1. Finally getting your first "real" pair of these...

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...and not being able to skate with them at the roller rink.

Agree?  Disagree?  There are many many more so feel free to share yours in the comments!