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    Posted on Feb 4, 2018

    26 Things People Who Weren't Teens In The Mid-'00s Will Never Understand

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    1. The conversation everyone reluctantly had when no one else was online:

    2. The escape from reality that was almost better than a real vacation:

    Neopets

    3. The game you were up all night playing:

    4. The phone you wanted more than anything because every celebrity had one:

    5. The holy grail of flip phones:

    6. The moment that shook you to your very core:

    7. The feel-good music that defined you:

    8. And the angsty music that understood you:

    9. These things that you saw all over MySpace...

    Amanda Lee / Via facebook.com

    10. Which were actually pretty accurate for your personal style:

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    11. And the only acceptable way to take a pic for your profile:

    Andrea Hickey / BuzzFeed

    12. These animated avatars that you spent hours tweaking:

    Meez

    13. And these cartoons, which basically defined the internet in the 2000s:

    14. The Russian Roulette of illegal music downloading:

    15. The bracelets you and your friends all wore, though it's questionable what they actually meant:

    16. The Flash site that gave you Trogdor the Burninator and Teen Girl Squad:

    17. The cool new social network that forced you to get a college friend to invite you because high school students couldn't join yet:

    Facebook

    18. The site that helped you deal with the stress of everyday '00s life:

    Andrea Hickey / BuzzFeed / LiveJournal

    19. The stepbrothers who made it all okay:

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    20. And the commercial you couldn't get out of your head:

    21. Each new graphic tee you picked up from PacSun on your trips to the mall:

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    22. Along with the really long shirts you got to offset your extra low-rise jeans:

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    23. The Victoria's Secret Pink underwear you owned even though you felt slightly weird about the messaging:

    Andrea Hickey / BuzzFeed

    24. The shoes literally everyone had:

    25. The soundtrack to your life:

    Death Cab for Cutie / Atlantic Records

    26. And the Gospel:

    Paramount Pictures

    For more flashbacks to the best era ever, check out Back to the 2000's and It's 2005 and This is Cool as Hell on Facebook!

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