The phrase “played out” refers to someone or something that isn’t popular anymore.
1990s turn 33!
Slammer Whammers were illustrated tokens similar to POGS. They appeared around the time POG craze started to fade.
Cherry Coke is a flavored version of Coke. Introduced in the early 80s, it was a popular trade item within 90s lunchrooms and parties.
Moesha is a 1996 African American sitcom following the life of Moesha Mitchell and her family in South Los Angeles.
Rumble in the Bronx is a 1995 action film starring Jackie Chan. While visiting relatives for a wedding in Bronx borough of New York City, Keung (Jackie Chan) finds himself in a battle with rival gangs. The movie made Jackie Chan a household name among American audiences.
The “New Millennium” was a design and fashion trend during the late 90s. Visual designs utilized reflective dark tones and placed “2000” at the end of their names.
The PlayStation 2 was second iteration of Sony’s popular video game console. It released in North America on October 26,2000. People seeking to purchase the system lined up for days prior.
Tommy is a character from the television sitcom Martin. The running gag is that he always claims to have a job, but nobody has ever seen him working.
Frames were a controversial web design element frequently utilized in 90s websites. Web pages would be divided in sections, with portions of the site embedded into a scroll-able “box” or “frame”.