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19 Things You Cared About In 2000 (But Don't At All Today)

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1. Popstars became a thing...

2. As did Sophie Monk.

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3. This dude was rollin' around the streets of Kirribilli.

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4. Channel 7 got a new logo and it freaked everyone out for about a week.

5. The Sydney Olympics were on, and if you were in school in Sydney chances are you went to Homebush on an excursion.

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6. Anthony Mundine disappeared from the NRL to go punch some people.

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7. And the Playstation 2 came out, proceeding to take over your life.

8. "Mascara" by Killing Heidi was on your discman...

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9. When you weren't jamming out to "Poison" by Bardot.

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10. Bootmen and Chopper took over your local Civic Video.

11. And you probably watched The Dish for school.

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12. Savage Garden was all you ever needed.

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13. And Survivor: Australia was released, wherein one of the contestants suffered 3rd degree burns after falling into a fire.

14. Remember The Mole? Yeah, that was a thing...

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15. You were probably wearing low-rise jeans.

Because this was a time when that was the only meaning of ~hipster~.
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Because this was a time when that was the only meaning of ~hipster~.

16. While fighting with your parents so they'd finally let you get your belly button pierced.

Tbh Mum, you could have fought harder.
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Tbh Mum, you could have fought harder.

17. A Nokia 3315 was at the very top of your Christmas list.

18. And when your dream finally came true, you became a master of Snake II.

19. But mainly, you spent the year celebrating the fact the world didn't implode when it ticked over from 1999.