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17 Little Things That Brought You So Much Damn Joy In 2009

There was no better feeling then seeing that red Netflix envelope in the mail.

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1. When you'd shut your flip phone hard and get that satisfying noise and the "BITCH BYE" feeling inside:

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2. Whenever you managed to print out a MapQuest map and only use one page:

3. When you'd come up with a clever and racy email address:

4. When you'd write the perfect text — that included everything you wanted to say — in 160 characters or less:

5. When you managed to perfectly record the ringtone you wanted on your first attempt:

6. When you'd get a Starbucks Song of the Day card and it was for an artist you actually liked:

7. Whenever you'd successfully enter your iTunes gift card code in just one try:

8. Whenever you'd perfectly organize your illegally downloaded MP3s in iTunes and made them look legit:

9. Whenever you'd make a playlist on iTunes, put it on your iPod, and then listen to it for the first time in the wild:

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10. When you'd destroy someone in a poking war:

11. When you'd find the perfect Facebook bumper sticker (that hadn't been overused):

12. Whenever you'd fill out an Honesty Box to tell someone (anonymously) that you had a crush on them:

13. Whenever you'd get a perfect selfie with a front-facing camera:

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14. When you'd get a perfect Photo Booth photo using the Warhol-esque filter:

15. Whenever you'd email your friends a video you found funny (like Shoes):

16. Whenever you'd get a physical Netflix DVD in the mail:

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17. And finally, when you'd hear the squeaky door opening noise and see that your friend was logging onto AIM:

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