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I Remember When Nickelodeon Only Showed Cartoons

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    I'M So Old

    I remember when Nickelodeon made these little machines that showed cartoons for a nickel.I loved them. We didn't have a television and this was my earliest introduction to cartoons.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Jan 25, 2013

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    Did They Really?

    Doesn't anybody remember Double Dare? Legends of the Hidden Temple? All That? The Amanda Show? Figure it Out? Finders Keepers? Kenan and Kel? They had plenty of live-action shows in the 80s/90s. I guess this group is referring to the fact that cartoons were the primary shows...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 13, 2013

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    Nickelodeon used to be

    so cool and now it simply sucks.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 20

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    I Miss It!

    I used to stay watching cartoons. Hand me a toy and i would be insulted. lol. I miss Hey Arnold, Rugrats, Doug and The Monsters. The good old days.. man do i miss them :(
    PleaseBeFree PleaseBeFree 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    Back In The Day

    I remember when Nickelodeon only showed cartoons, but now they show all this other crap like Icarly, or Victorious, and all those other crap they put on today. Same goes for MTV I remember when they only showed music videos and not this reality crap they show today. It seems the...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Jan 27, 2013

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    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M Aug 20

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    I'm back people omg it's been wayyyy to long. Tell me something you remember I remember when me and my friend mark egged his nabbers car 😂 to be fare there son egged his.
    janerosetta janerosetta 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I thought MTV stood for music television! They should change it to RTV (reality tv) and bring back the music video only MTV....with the exception of the "remote control" game show...
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    We came back from Germany the second time and we landed stateside on my 15th bday
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    Set up a board on a cinder block and we had a ramp. Can't do that now. Someone might get hurt.
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    I had to carry my friend's phone numbers around on a piece of paper and wait until I found a landline phone to contact them. ha! oh, high school in the 90's. what a trip.
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    all these pictures where taken
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 27

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    Need some new questions in explore! Lots of repetition!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 6

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    Seems like an eternity ago
    kauaiboy76 kauaiboy76 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    vanivoo vanivoo 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    It seems so long ago. And in ways, it was. I'm only 25 and I remember when I didn't have the internet, or a computer. Life was real. I wasn't drawn to electronics and addicted. I...
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    Before I told I went to my grandmas and grandfathers house every other weekend. My grandfather molested me for years. I don't remember when it started but I know it had been...
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    I remember when I would go on my ps3 and my man was on I would get excited.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Growing up as a kid, I wasn't really allowed to watch Kenan and Kel and other stuff like that by myself. But even then, the animated shows were totally awesome. I did watch that...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M Sep 8

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    Viacom better ******* find this so that it will be passed down to Nickelodeon to fire all their current writers and hire in the old ones. Even ComedyCentral's SNL is too ****** now...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Real Monsters and Catdog for life . Does anyone remember Mr.Meaty?
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    My first painful breakup was so traumatizing it happened when I was 16... I'm 20 years old & it still bothers me today. Or maybe I'm just weak lol... I lost it to my boyfriend...
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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I love any and most cartoons. The old Disney cartoons rock.
    ONEPIECE749 ONEPIECE749 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I do not watch them being all grown now,well except for still wearing diapers,but back as child I liked them very much..just as much I think as the children that watch them now...
    mrpampers2 mrpampers2 26-30, M Aug 30

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    I still love my cartoons. My favorite are the super hero ones. Spider-man and the Avengers but almost any super hero cartoon is good to me. I'm also a fan of family guy and...
    jonders66 jonders66 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This happened at my 16th birthday party back in early march. I remember how excited I was, turning 16 finally!!! My party was on the Saturday after my birthday, a Friday. I talked...
    Animecrazyluv Animecrazyluv 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    i really do enjoy watching them , when i was young i used to watch them all the time for but when i was 14 i think for some reason i cant remember i stopped watching them for like...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I can say a lot of people have come and gone into and out of my life... i hope the same thing cant be said for her.. I didn't mean to meet her.. i didn't think it would happen like...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Still watch cartoons but i prefer old ones !
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    I'm only 25, and I like older TV shows better than new ones. Granted, I do have exceptions (Mythbusters, The Following, and Bob's Burgers being a few), but for the most part, I...
    nightpatroller78 nightpatroller78 22-25, M Aug 27

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