116 Things Brits Cared About 10 Years Ago (But Probably Don’t Today)

RIP Nokia 3310.

1. Nokia 3310s.
2. Snake 2.
3. Getting a new high score on Snake 2 on your Nokia 3310.
3. Composing ringtones on your Nokia 3310.

4. Not letting people use your phone because you were nearly out of “minutes”.
5. Only being able to save five texts.
6. Being jealous of your friend’s hot pink Motorola Razr.
7. Delta Goodrem.

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8. Teletext.
9. Using Teletext to find out the weather.
10. The Rasmus.

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11. MySpace.
12. MySpace Tom.
13. Having a cool song on your MySpace profile.
14. Filling out MySpace surveys.
15. PC4PC.
16. Ordering your Top 8 friends.

17. Eamon.
18. Frankee.
19. “F.U.R.B.”

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20. Blotting paper.
21. Tip-Ex pens.
22. Tip-Ex mice.
23. Ink erasers.

24. Skins.
25. Sid and Cassie.
26. Tony and Michelle.
27. Chris and Jal.

28. Hotmail.
29. Buying CDs at HMV.
30. Reading song lyrics in the sleeves of CDs.
31. Playing CDs on your Discman.
32. CDs, in general.
33. Miss Teeq.
34. The two that aren’t Aleesha Dixon out of Miss Teeq.

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35. Big Brovaz.

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36. Jane Norman.
37. Jane Norman carriers.
38. Russell Brand’s sex life.
39. Christina Milian.
40. Sunny Delight.

41. Rebecca Loos.
42. That time Rebecca Loos wanked off a pig on The Farm.
43. Ashlee Simpson.
44. Ashlee Simpson’s chunky highlights.
45. Desperate Housewives.
46. Gabby’s affair with John the gardener.

47. Victoria Beckham’s music career.
48. Emma Bunton’s music career.
49. All of the Spice Girls’ solo music careers.
50. Scented gel pens.
51. Band Aid 20.

52. Peter Andre.
53. Dido.
54. Lemar.
55. Busted.
56. Charlie’s eyebrows.

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57. Goey aliens.
58. Neopets.
59. DollzMania.

60. Footballer’s Wives.
61. Chardonnay’s boobs, after they were set on fire.

62. Top Of The Pops.
63. Fame Academy.
64. David Sneddon.
65. Millions.

66. Big Brother.
67. Nasty Nick.
68. That wine bottle.
69. Whether or not Makosi got pregnant in the hot tub.

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70. Bebo.
71. David Beckham’s hair.
72. Michael Owen, in general.

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73. Kerching.
74. Whether Taj could make a million for his mum.
75. The 411.
76. The fact that Missy from Kerching was in The 411.

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77. Baby Gs.
78. I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.
79. Stars In Their Eyes.
80. Matthew Kelly.

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81. MSN.
82. Getting on MSN before your mum needed to use the phone.
83. Song lyrics in your MSN name.
84. MSN away messages.
85. Flattering webcam pictures.
86. Britney and K-Fed.

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87. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
88. Chris Tarrant.
89. That man who cheated on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? by coughing.
90. The Sims.
91. ctrl+shift+c rosebud

92. 10 Years Younger.
93. Wife Swap.
94. Usher.
95. Tammy.
96. T-shirts with messages on both the front and back.
97. R.Kelly.
98. Singing “It’s Your Birthday” to people on their birthday.

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99. Paris and Nicole’s friendship.

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100. The O.C.
101. Marissa, RIP.
102. Livestrong wristbands.

103. Evanescence.
104. Sophie Ellis-Bexter.
105. One Tree Hill.
106. Brooke’s feeling every time Lucas got back together with Peyton.

107. The Atkins diet.
108. Gareth Gates’ spiky hair.

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109. Owning a digital camera.
110. LimeWire.
111. Napster.
112. SSX.

113. “The Cha Cha Slide”.
114. JoJo.
115. Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling, as a couple.
116. Lindsay Lohan’s music career.

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