If you think about it, being considered "cool" was not that hard when you were a kid. All you had to do was bring in the right snacks.
Most kids were picky when it came to what candy and chocolate they liked best, but no one would say no if you offered them a piece of gum.
Here are 10 types of chewing gum that made everyone befriend you on the school yard.
1. Do you remember how you'd have competitions on who could blow the biggest bubble?
2. "Juice gum" has been around since the '80s, and no kid could resist these bubble gum rocks.
3. Be honest, did you buy these more for the gum or for the comic?
4. Hubba Bubba tape was awesome. Unfortunately it only lasted for a day, everyone somehow managed to finish a tape at morning recess.
Kids on the playground acted like drug dealers with this roll of gum.
5. Nothing healed your spirit more than bubble gum bandages.
Fights started over the watermelon-flavored gum.