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You know you're a '90s kid if—well, if you've been thrown into a frenzy by unconfirmed reports that A-list boy band 'N Sync will reunite at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards.

Justin Timberlake is already slated to perform at the award ceremony, where he will be presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, along with six nominations. But the New York Post's Page Six is now reporting that his teenage-years bandmates—Lance Bass, J.C. Chasez, Joey Fatone, and Chris Kirkpatrick—will emerge onstage for a full-scale reunion. If true, that would be the first public 'N Sync performance since the members sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" at their 2004 Challenge for the Children basketball tournament nine years ago. (The group had gone on hiatus in 2002, when Timberlake wisely opted to focus on his solo career.) It could also mean several other things:

There's no word on whether the reunion performance will lead to anything or if it's an, err, no-strings-attached deal. But Twitter has launched into full-on wisecrack mode:

Anyway, prepare with 'N Sync's performance at the 2000 VMAs:

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