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Signs that you’ve had too much of the 90’s

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Once again I’m grateful to Mr D. – otherwise known as Dennis DeSimone for the following bit of light heartedness in the day!

Have these signs of the nineties happened to you?


  1. You try to enter your password on the microwave.
  2. You haven’t played patience with real cards in years.
  3. You always call playing patience “solitaire”.
  4. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of three.
  5. You e-mail your friend who works at the desk next to you.
  6. You chat several times a day with a stranger from South America, but you haven’t spoken to your next door neighbour yet this year.
  7. Your reason for not staying in touch with friends is that they do not have e-mail addresses.
  8. You hear most of your jokes via e-mail instead of in person.
  9. When you go home after a long day at work you still answer the phone in a business manner.
  10. When you make phone calls from home, you accidentally dial 9 for an outside line.
  11. You’ve sat at the same desk for four years and worked for three different companies.
  12. Your company’s welcome sign is attached with Velcro.
  13. You have your CV on a floppy disk.
  14. It’s dark when you drive to and from work, even in the summer.
  15. Annual leave is something you roll over to next year.
  16. Every week another brown collection envelope comes around because someone you didn’t even know worked there is leaving.
  17. Your relatives and family describe your job as “works with computers.”


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