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17 Reasons Valentine’s Day Was Way Better In The ’90s

No thrill compared to opening your box of valentines at the end of the day.

No thrill compared to opening your box of valentines at the end of the day.

Maybe you got a Lisa Frank card, if you were really lucky.

Maybe you got a Lisa Frank card, if you were really lucky.

Or *swoon* this one.

Or *swoon* this one.

And you would choose very carefully which cards to give to certain boys…

And you would choose very carefully which cards to give to certain boys...

If you got this one… ouch.

Instead of drowning your unrequited love in white wine, you got turnt on cookie cake.

Instead of drowning your unrequited love in white wine, you got turnt on cookie cake.

Or on the ultimate Valentine’s Day treat:

Or on the ultimate Valentine's Day treat:

You probably gave your crush a mix CD, which was SO much better than a Spotify playlist.

You probably gave your crush a mix CD, which was SO much better than a Spotify playlist.

Or if you were too chicken to burn a CD-R, you would play your favorite love song over and over, just thinking of them.

If you had good friends, they would send you a VERY IMPORTANT candygram.

If you had good friends, they would send you a VERY IMPORTANT candygram.

If you were popular, you would get at least three.

And everyone knew the Disney valentines were the coolest.

Like, this one meant you were at the peak of your game.

Like, this one meant you were at the peak of your game.

But the best valentines were the ones that came with SUGAR.

But the best valentines were the ones that came with SUGAR.

You probably ate a lot of these cookies, too, which seemed Valentine’s-y for some reason?

You probably ate a lot of these cookies, too, which seemed Valentine's-y for some reason?

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And soooo many of these.

And soooo many of these.

Texting wasn’t a thing yet, so you raced home and waited for your crush to call your family landline.

Texting wasn't a thing yet, so you raced home and waited for your crush to call your family landline.

And when they didn’t, your mom definitely let you have your favorite ice cream.

And when they didn't, your mom definitely let you have your favorite ice cream.

But at the end of the day, you REALLY only wanted one thing for this holiday:

But at the end of the day, you REALLY only wanted one thing for this holiday:

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