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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C
QUIZ: Which 1990s Irish TV show are you? 
How alike are you really to Podge and Rodge?

WHILE THE US was producing the likes of Saved By The Bell, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, we had our own TV gold being streamed into sitting rooms around the country.

From seeing Dara Ó’Briain, Derek Mooney and Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh in their formative years on Echo Island to the timeless comedy perfection that is Father Ted, we certainly punched above our weight in the nineties.

Or at least, we all have a real grá for that TV decade. Even if The Den will at this stage, probably never win an IFTA, we still miss Zig and Zag terribly.

So which nostalgia-filled Irish TV show from the 1990s are you? Take our throwback quiz to find out.

1. Pick a new set of Pogs to add to your ever-growing collection.
These Alf ones
These hologrammed bad boys

These Pokemon beauts
This slick Simpsons collection
2. Which of these Spice Girls best represents your personality?
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Baby Spice
Scary Spice

Ginger Spice
Sporty Spice

Posh Spice
3. Choose a Nickelodeon classic to watch at a sleepover.
Hey Arnold!
Clarissa Explains It All

Ren & Stimpy
4. Pick a 1990s activity to do this weekend.
Play Super Mario 64 with your friends
Watch Mary-Kate and Ashley movies

Chat on MSN (maybe come up with a new status)
Go to Xtra-vision and pick up some videos
5. Who was your favourite presenter of The Den?
Ray D'Arcy
Ian Dempsey

Damien McCaul
Francis Boylan Jr
6. What was your favourite PC game in the 1990s?
Tomb Raider

Age of Empires
7. Which of these would you pick as your Irish 1990s anthem?
Body II Body - Samantha Mumba
C'est La Vie - B*Witched

Love Me For A Reason - Boyzone
Spanish Lady - Dustin
8. Which is your favourite questionable accessory from the decade?
Snap bracelets
Tattoo chokers

Mood rings
Jelly shoes
9. Pick a 1990s Irish soap to watch after school.
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Ros Na Rún

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Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You are A Scare At Bedtime
You've a razor-sharp sense of humour and you're not afraid to be cheeky if it makes people laugh. People always have the craic with you, even if you get them into trouble now and again.
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You are Blackboard Jungle
You're one of the smartest in your group and the one that everyone wants on their team during quizzes. You're full of fascinating facts that you're happy to share with everyone.
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You scored out of !
You are The Den
You've always loved kids and seeing the more lighthearted side of everything in your life. You treat everything with a healthy dose of fun and you're a joy to be around.
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You are Father Ted
You're absolutely gas craic, and aren't afraid to poke fun at both yourself and others. You probably have a lovely bottom and get up very early in the morning, too... very early in the morning.
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You are Glenroe
You love the countryside and you're always up for the odd bit of lighthearted gossip too. You've great appreciation for Irish culture and all of its intricacies and are able to overcome any challenge.
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Suddenly feeling nostalgic? Then don’t miss the #ThrowbackStage this year at Electric Picnic, all powered by Electric Ireland. The stage has hosted the likes of Bonnie Tyler, The Vengaboys, Mark McCabe and 5ive, to name a few. To find out more and to be in with a chance to win tickets, keep an eye on Electric Ireland’s website.

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