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    37 Extremely Random Things From The 2000s You Definitely Forgot About

    You'll probably be saying, "I miss this time," while reading this.

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    1. On the Line, the rom-com that starred Lance Bass and Joey Fatone from NSYNC:

    Photo of Lance and Joey talking to two other guys in On the Line
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    2. The Girls Gone Wild infomercial that played late at night and featured Real World cast members:

    Screenshot that says: The following is a paid program for Girls Gone Wild

    3. Los Lonely Boys' "Heaven"...

    Screenshot of Lonely Boys performing in a church
    Los Lonely Boys/

    4. ...and Sting's "Desert Rose," which used to be played nonstop:

    Screenshot of Sting in the back of a car filming with a video camera out the window

    5. Flip phones that had an antenna you needed to pull out:

    Katey Sagal talking on a flip phone on a red carpet
    Mathew Imaging / FilmMagic / Getty Images

    6. For Dummies instructional books:

    A "MacBook for Dummies" book featuring a hand typing on a keyboard on the cover

    7. The weird Spider-Man commercial for Hardee's/Carl's Jr. (would Spidey really ditch MJ for a burger?!):

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    8. Apple's Genius Bar that featured black and white photos of old famous celebs, scientists, athletes, etc.:

    Photo of people sitting at a Genius Bar
    Greg Mathieson / Getty Images

    9. The Pepsi promotion that gave away free iTunes downloads:

    Screenshot from the commercial of the Pepsi logo next to the words ""

    10. Expensive iPod cases that cost almost as much as an iPod:

    A Coach iPod case

    11. Happy Bunny T-shirts:

    A blue T-shirt with a bunny on it that with "I'm not spoiled. I deserve all my stuff" written on it

    12. Debbie Downer from SNL:

    Debbie Downer at a party making a face
    Dana Edelson / NBCU Photo Bank / NBCUniversal via Getty Images

    13. And SNL's "The Ambiguously Gay Duo" (who were voiced by Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell):

    Screenshot of Ace holding a phallic crystal while Gary looks on

    14. History Channel shows that sprung up because of the popularity of The Da Vinci Code:

    A title card for "Beyond the Da Vinci Code"
    History Channel

    15. The magazine racks at Borders that had bright fluorescent under lighting:

    Workers pushing books with a magazine rack in the background
    San Francisco Chronicle / San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images

    16. The signs that Borders would put up to announce authors who were coming in for signings:

    Borders sign that says storytime and singing with Tina Louise
    Patrick Mcmullan / Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

    17. Taking selfies with flip phones:

    Samantha Mumba taking a selfie with a flip phone
    Dave Hogan / Getty Images

    18. The Family Guy ringtones you would buy from Jamster:

    A screenshot of the Jamster commercial showing where to text and Peter Griffen dancing in the screen of a flip phone

    19. Winamp players:

    A winamp player on a computer screen
    Matthew Schneider/

    20. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's tween line that they sold at Walmart:

    A box for Mary-Kate and Ashely brand caller-ID telephone

    21. Encarta CD-Roms (which was always a lifesaver):

    Microsoft Encarta 2000 DVD

    22. Got Milk? ads:

    Got Milk? ad featuring the cast of High School Musical
    Jason Merritt / Getty Images

    23. The Education Connection commercial jingle:

    A screenshot of woman holding a diploma and standing next to letters that say "Make $25,000 more

    24. And the Lionel train alarm clock commercial that played NONSTOP:

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    25. Bumpits:

    A screenshot of a Bumpit from the commercial
    Allstar Innovations/

    26. Groovy Chick products:

    A pink mini-backpack featuring Groovy Girl on it

    27. Philadelphia Cheesecake Snack Bars:

    A product shot of a box of Strawberry Cheesecake Philadelphia Cheesecake Snack Bars

    28. Blockbuster's "No more late fees" campaign (which was a last-ditch effort to compete with Netflix):

    A screenshot of crowd in front of Blockbuster store with a sign that is being put up that says "No More Late Fees"

    29. Portable DVD players:

    A portable DVD player opened and playing a Disney movie

    30. The Producers being the biggest show around:

    Spencer Platt / Getty Images

    31. Multi-disc CD player boom boxes that even came with remotes:

    A silver 3-CD player boombox from the late '90s

    32. Soda logos that looked like this on vending machines:

    Vending machine showing different sodas

    33. The iPod dog — that everyone wanted at some point:

    The iPod dog

    34. TBS's delightful Dinner & Movie:

    A screenshot of for a commercial for TBS' "Dinner & Movie" series which started at 8:05 pm

    35. MTV's Rich Girls:

    Logo for Rich Girls

    36. And MTV's Date My Mom (which was the most awkward dating show):

    A mom standing next to her son

    37. And finally, the super-annoying HeadOn commercial:

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