The real reason why POGs disappeared
Like most fads of the 1990s, like Hammer Pants and Pauly Shore's career, it's difficult to explain why POGs were ever considered desirable. Or even explain them at all. At least Pokemon had a video game world to explore, and at least Beanie Babies were actual stuffed animals. POGS, though? Why were they called "milkcaps" when they are mere cardboard disks? What do you do with them? And what happened to kill the fad so fast?
We're gonna dive in and explain the whole rise and fall of this addictive, yet shockingly simple, game.