nux4lyfe Posted January 5, 2015 Share Posted January 5, 2015 Signs You Grew Up In Vancouver In The '90s The Huffington Post B.C. | By Andree Lau Posted: 12/31/2014 12:15 pm EST Updated: 01/01/2015 1:59 am EST The '90s in Vancouver were a heady time, when two of the city's biggest events were sponsored by (gasp) tobacco and beer companies. When you could pet animals and gaze at polar bears at the Stanley Park Zoo. When Science World didn't belong to Telus, and GM Place didn't belong to Rogers. So if you cheered — and wept — over getting this close to the Stanley Cup, and got the bulk of your sex education from Rhona Raskin on Z95.3, then take a trip down memory lane with us. Here are 26 signs that you grew up in Vancouver in the '90s: You shopped here. Maurice Jassak/SeeVancouverBC.com And you ate here. Bill Brewer/walkvancouver.com You were really excited by the Vancouver Grizzlies... ...then you quickly realized just how bad the team was. You spent a lot of time at Johnny Zee's... Jesse Ferreras/HuffPost B.C. ...and at this place. Forum Vancouver You knew this as GM Place. radiobread/Flickr You took photos of fireworks with a film camera. You got sunburned watching cars go by really fast at the Molson Indy. Richard Lam/Canadian Press You felt the soaring elation... ... and the crushing disappointment. Mike Powell /Allsport And then more disappointment. Steve Bosch/Vancouver Sun/CP You listened to (the original) Z95.3 FM. RadioWest.ca You watched "The X Files" to see what parts of the city you could spot. "I know those trees!" 20th Century Fox/CP OMG, Mulder's apartment! Jimmy Thomas/Flickr And Scully's apartment! Jimmy Thomas/Flickr You recognize this logo. Evan Leeson/Flickr ...because it was just so damn cool. Austin Marshall/Flickr You felt a bit sad when the Stanley Park Zoo closed. You phoned in to rant on "Sound Off with Bruce Allen." Telecaster Guitar Forum And you listened to "Sex, Lies and Audiotape" with Rhona Raskin on Z95.3. Rhona.com Our city sure looked different back then... City of Vancouver/Ryan Griffis Flickr ...but we wouldn't change a thing. Yupp, I'm a Vancouverite,.....Alright! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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