13 things that only 90s kids who used MSN Messenger will truly understand

The saga of display names, sign-in troubles and dramatic convos— it was where all your hopes and dreams lived and died...


If you’re a 90s kid, the thrill of that MSN Messenger sign-in screen still won’t have left you. You still get shivers of joy at the memory of all your friends’ names popping up as you pondered whether your display name was really cool enough, before having a four-hour ‘convo’ with the person you’d just spent all day with.


All of the best drama happened on MSN, and it’s probably where you first summoned the courage to talk to that kid you fancied. And then never spoke to them ever again.


So here are 13 things that only you 90s kids who used MSN will truly understand…