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12 Dark Secrets About Nickelodeon Game Shows That'll Change How You See Your Childhood

When we were kids, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, and Hollywood Squares were not the game shows we wanted to watch. If it wasn't kids competing and no one was getting slimed, what was the point? That's why Nickelodeon TV shows were so important to us! We got to imagine ourselves running Legends Of The Hidden Temple or being mesmerized by the VR technology on Arcade. But there are some things about your favorite game shows you may not have known.1. Marc Summers Had OCDNickelodeonHost of arguably the messiest show on television, Summers had a severe case of OCD. He

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17 Images Of McDonald's From The 80s and 90s That Will Punch You In The Face With Nostalgia

McDonald's was the place to be in the 80s and 90s. It wasn't just a restaurant, it was a party. There were toys, games, and of course...Happy Meals. If you visited a McDonald's even once, you'll get insane nostalgia when looking at these pictures. 1. This Burger Prison90s Kids Only2. Spyware Happy Meal Toys90s Kids Only3. Magnetic Looney Tune Superheroes90s Kids Only4. McDonaldland Cookies90s Kids Only5. The Mac Tonight Commercial6. VHS Toys I Always Wished Were Mini-VHS Tapes90s Kids Only7. Styrofoam Containers That Are Probably The Reason For Global Warming90s Kids Only8. Plastic Dinosaur Puppets90s Kids Only9. Video Game

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Pappyland Was The Best Show You Don't Remember

Morning television as a kid was the thing we all looked forward to. Whether it was cartoons, infomercials (don't @ me I loved those) or whatever else you watched while eating your cereal, you knew there was something to look forward to. Up until recently, I had completely forgotten about the absolute best morning television show in existence. Who remembers Pappyland?Rolling StoneI'll wait until your nostalgia stops punching you in the face. The show aired on TLC as part of their Ready, Set, Learn! lineup. Pappy Drewitt, which is a level of clever I never appreciated as a child, lived

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11 Things From Your Childhood You Don't Even Remember

Obviously things have changed a lot since we were kids. With technology moving as quickly as it does, there are things that we used to do that seem completely outrageous now. The things that were normal even five or ten years ago seem completely archaic and ridiculous now. There are definitely a few things that seem to stand out more than others though, especially when it comes to the things you forgot that you used to do regularly. Being able to listen to music on a kiosk before buying itJohnOliverMusicThese are probably still around in some malls, but a lot

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A Reminder That 'Popular' Was The Most Important Teen Drama On Television

I'm about to remind you of the most iconic WB series of all time, and I'm willing to physically fight you on it if you disagree.WBRemember Popular? The show about high school kids doing high school things living high school lives? It was probably the best thing to ever grace our television, and gave us the most iconic quote of all time. WBIf you're fuzzy on the details, it was pretty wild. Two girls, Brooke and Sam, totally despise each other. But then their parents get married and now they're family. The girls now have to live together, despite

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Waterbeds Had A Crazy Beginning, But What Happened?

Listen. Waterbeds were the thing to have in the 80s and 90s. If you weren't sleeping on a giant water balloon, what were you doing? RedditProbably the craziest thing about waterbeds is that they were invented in 1968 as a thesis project. Charles Hall created one while he was in design school as his Master's thesis, and since then he's never turned back. "In each house I have a water bed," he said. "And you know what? I wouldn’t sleep on anything else. They are the most comfortable bed around.""Each house" tells me he's a kajillionaire thanks to

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13 Faces You Definitely Recognize But Had Completely Forgotten About Until Now

It's hard to remember every name from every movie, TV show or commercial from your childhood, but that doesn't stop us from recognizing their faces. There were a lot of characters to keep track of, let's see how many you actually remember! 1. Buena Vista Pictures2. NBC3. YouTube4. Warner Bros. 5. Lucas Film Ltd. 6. The Family Channel7. CBSThere are more faces you probably forgot about, click to the next page to see more and to check your answers! 8. Nickelodeon 9. DiC10. CBC11. PBS12. Fox Kids13. DiC EntertainmentCan you remember all of their names? Check below for the answers!

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8 Facts About Happy Days Even The Biggest Fans Probably Didn't Know

Happy Days was such an iconic show. To this day, I have no problem sitting down in front of the TV and catching an episode with my family. The messages, the humor, and the characters were all so relatable and family friendly. When you watched an episode of Happy Days, you knew you were in for 30 minutes of great entertainment from Richie, Potsy, Ralph Malph, and of course, The Fonz. But there are a lot of things you probably didn't know about this great show! Read through these facts and see if there's anything new to you!1. Sound

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Do You Know What These Are?

If you show a picture of these to anyone over the age of 30, there's a good chance they can tell you what they are. Anyone under the age of 30? Well, let's just say they'll have some spirited guesses but nothing accurate. If you don't know...they're roller skates from the 1970s! Roller skating, roller derbies, and roller rinks were maybe THE hottest trend in the 70s. As kids, you had the clunky metal strap-on roller skates that attached right to your shoes! Hopefully you didn't lose your key, otherwise there's no way those puppies were fitting properly!Ahhh,

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Do You Remember 'The Bobbsey Twins?'

If you grew up anywhere between 1904 and 1995, there's a huge chance you'll remember The Bobbsey Twins. The books were about an upper-middle-class family which had two sets of fraternal twins: Nan and Bert who were 12, and Flossie and Freddie who were 6.The series featured a lot of episodic adventures, but as the Hardy Boys grew more popular, detective plots began to introduce themselves into the stories. Though they didn't involve violent crime or anything, the mysteries added an extra element of excitement for young readers. The first of the 72 books were published in 1904 and