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A Definitive Ranking Of Old School Dances From The 80s And 90s

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Last updated on June 27, 2014, at 5:07 p.m. ET

Posted on June 27, 2014, at 5:07 p.m. ET

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31. The Milli Vanilli

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A wack dance for wack people.

30. Raise the Roof

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It was cool while it lasted, but then white folks ruined it.

29. The Snake

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Definitely a mom dance.

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28. The Typewriter

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Iconic and fun to look at but pretty ridiculous when you think about it.

27. Da Dip

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A dance that many not many people really knew how to do even though they did it in the video.

26. The Southside

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One of the most important dances in history. The only reason it isn't ranked higher is that it wasn't as big outside of the south.

25. The Ed Lover Dance

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Part dance, part clowning around. A perfect expression of excitement.

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24. The Fila

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A fancier variation of your common side-to-side, but kind of clunky and probably doesn't look as good unless you have a crew.

23. The Cabbage Patch

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Nothing says 90s like the Cabbage Patch. Why'd they call it that, anyway?

22. The K-Swiss

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A solid dance that didn't age too well. Looks best with a flat top and stonewashed jeans.

21. The Smurf

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Super simple, but still super cool.

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20. The "Jump On It" Dance

People still pull this out whenever "Apache" comes on.

19. The Electric Slide

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Without it, there would be no Wobble. Good for birthdays, weddings, county fairs, church events, and funerals, the Electric Slide is a community unifier.

18. The Humpty Dance

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Back when rappers used to dance. Fun and hype.

17. The Big Daddy Kane

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One of the coolest dances around. Outkast knows.

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16. The Robocop

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A good, sturdy classic that can be done to any song.

15. The Tootsee Roll

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An unquestioned classic. To the left! To the left! To the right! To the right!

14. The Biz Markie

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Everybody looks cool doing the Biz.

13. The Percolator

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It is always time for the percolator.

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12. The Roger Rabbit

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Easy enough for average dancers to do, versatile enough for pros to get fancy with.

11. The Running Man

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Popularized by MC Hammer, this wildly adaptable dance was all the rage by in the day.

10. The Moonwalk/The Backslide

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Self-explanatory.

9. The Butterfly

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Definitely one of the sexiest dances of the 80s and 90s.

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8. The Prep

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Contained, yet turnt.

7. Voguing

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Yaaaaaaaaaaaasss. Work, mother!

6. The Reebok

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Simple yet effective.

5. The Bogle

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When your groove needs just a little more flavor. Booyaka!

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4. The Bankhead Bounce

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An expression of joy and turntness from the Dirty South.

3. The Butt

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Ranked so high because 26 years later, it still gets a party turnt. You can't go wrong with go-go.

2. The Kid n' Play

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An iconic dance, perfect to do while at The Function with your bestie or as a celebration during your favorite sport.

1. The Wop

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Classic. Timeless. Perfect.

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