I know that statistically there are pretty high odds that at least one person who reads this article will also be working on a homemade time machine, so if you are that person, I am here to tell you to stop what you are doing. We thank you for your efforts, but the truth is, we have no need for time travel now. The only yestertime worth returning to has already been restored to us, thanks to the Twitter and #ExplainThe90sIn4Words. Pretty much anything and everything that was ever great about the '90s has been tossed into the Twitter ring and my overalls-wearing, scrunchie-toting, Pokémon master-aspiring self could not be any happier about it.
It's no wonder that the trend has gone viral: Even 15 years after the fact, we can't get enough of our '90s music, our '90s television shows, or even the extremely questionable '90s toys. And I am reveling in the beauty of this because, for once, the One Direction fandom cannot hack this Twitter trend—because most of them weren't even alive yet. Most of the tweets that have gone up today are pure gold, but to save you the trouble of extra scrolling, we went ahead and rounded up some of the best ones here (you're welcome):