Australian nostalgia: the TikTok trend bringing up your childhood

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TikTok is getting nostalgic about your childhood with this trend. But some issues from the 90s have been fully modified.

If there’s one factor the web loves above all else, it’s somewhat nostalgia.

Particularly with the world being so dreary, there’s nothing that brings purer pleasure than being reminded of the jelly sandals I wore day-after-day like a Queen as little one.

Rewatching Round The Twist is actually what bought me via Sydney’s second lockdown — and made me query score requirements.

So it’s not stunning that TikTok has jumped on a nostalgic trend, #backintheday, and it’s a healthful journey down reminiscence lane.

I may actually discuss these all day, however as an alternative I’ll decide a number of that sparked pleasure. Like this reminder of the jelly sandal’s huge sister, the (often Disney) princess plastic heel that I believed was enjoyable for about two minutes earlier than chucking them away:

This Zooper Dooper one didn’t fairly make sense to me — as a result of certainly these nonetheless exist for us as adults — till I learn the feedback, and searched Woolies, solely to find that the packaging misplaced it’s Transformer-like robots, and so they’ve modified the packaging so nobody slices their mouth corners whereas sucking on an icypole anymore. Which technically is an effective factor, however nonetheless, how else are you meant to know you’re alive?

OK excuse me, however why do youngsters TV reveals insist on altering the animation? Just take a look at what they did to Bob The Builder. I really feel the very same means about Bananas In Pyjamas and Pingu — that cheeky penguin doesn’t want to speak.

Remember Paddle Pop stick competitions, the place you ate far more Rainbow Paddle Pops than you ever cared to simply on the slim probability you gained a vacation to Hawaii?

And the rainbow parachute that gave everybody hours of leisure in main faculty? Especially should you had been fortunate sufficient to get to run round below it. Those had been the days.

Let me simply go away you with another that just about dumps my whole main expertise into one TikTok. Remember these picket cubes and blocks they used to make you do maths with? Neither did I, till I watched this.

Those had been the days.

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