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The fancier box you had, the more popular you would be in the class.
The objective of buying toys was to break them and remove motors like these.
In supermarket, whenever we would pass by this Nido color box set, we would struggle to take our eyes away from it.
Best snack ever.
Only the kids of 90’s will know the relationship between this cassette and a pen.
Old Qatari taxi.
Our dream fountain pen.
Before the cricket days, our attention was in football.
This roundabout does not exist anymore.
Old currency of Qatar.
Legendary Chips Oman.
If you have lived in Qatar in the 90’s, I am sure you have seen notebooks like this.
Common notebooks of Qatar. They are still available in the market.
Old five riyal notes.
Popeye the sailor.
Fan speed regulator.
Old Q-Tel phone.
Hamad General Hospital.
Souq Faleh. To buy school back packs, uniform, or blanket, we would go to this market.
Nothing could beat Tom and Jerry.
The are supposed to aid you in writing, but we would use them to fight against each other.
My first watch.
This is how our tables and chairs looked like in school.
Qatar women’s hospital.
First Pentium II Computer.
Carom board. I played it a lot but I was never very good in it.
Brief case. My father had a brief case like this and we would often jump on it like kids jump on a trampoline.
Old Qatar museum. Our favorite was the aquarium. This museum was not boring like the present Museum of Islamic Arts.
On the way to Umm Ghuwalina.
We came to Qatar with this a Gulf Air plane that had livery like this.
The watch with calculator. The guy who first brought this watch in the class was a hero.
I guess this was in Wadi Al Sail.
Thunder, thunder, thudercats. We were ever fascinated about the fight between Mamra and Thundercats.
Air tickets-this is how they used to look like back then.
Yan Yan- it is still my favorite.
WWF-World Wrestling Federation. Our young mind was fascinated with this belt. Often after making a symbolic belt like it, I would wrestle with my brother to win the belt. Also in the 90’s, there was a sumo wrestler named Yokozona, and because of being overweight, I used to be bullied as Yokozona during my kindergarten days.
You have made it and you know it.
Harees. During Ramadan, we would often receive harees as iftaar from Qatari neighbors. Lived in Doha for more than two decades and still cannot eat harees.
Old orange colored taxis of Doha. We did not have a car for about a decade and taxi was the mean to get around.
Quality street chocolate.
Radio. During Ramadan, our hobby was listening to taraweeh prayers led by Shaykh Sudais and Shaykh Shuraim in radio.
Cookies. Whenever guests (mehmans) would bring these cookies, we would be excited.
Do you know the word bleep? Whenever we would see a person with bleep, we would think of him as a very important person.
Abu Bakr Al-Siddique Mosque. We had an acquaintance living near this mosque. Whenever we would visit her house, we would be excited about praying in this mosque. That acquaintance of ours has passed away. O Allah! Have mercy on her. Still today whenever we pass by this mosque, we remember her.
A must have for Asian mothers.
Shaykh Khalifa bin Hamad- he was the emir of Qatar when I arrived in Doha in 1992.
This is old Souq Waqif I guess.
The first NOKIA mobile.
I still like LEGO.