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17 Things You Did And Cared About In 2005 That You Would Never Do Today

Remember when there was NOTHING worse than getting a "burn error" while making a mix CD?

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1. Printing out MapQuest directions.

The worst part was forgetting to choose the black-and-white color selection before printing and wasting all that color ink on ads.
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The worst part was forgetting to choose the black-and-white color selection before printing and wasting all that color ink on ads.

2. Arguing with someone about being either Team Jolie or Team Aniston.

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Kevin Winter / Getty Images

People always seemed to have WAY too strong opinions about what happened.

3. Wanting to dress head to toe in Abercrombie & Fitch.

Flared pre-distressed jeans with an A&F graphic tee was the LOOK.
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Flared pre-distressed jeans with an A&F graphic tee was the LOOK.

4. Worrying about going over your cell phone minutes.

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"Dude, I am sorry, but you can't use my cell phone, I am almost over my minutes for the month! As it is I've already gone over my texting limit!"

5. Rushing to Blockbuster early on Fridays to make sure you could rent a copy of the newest release.

There was nothing worse than going to rent a movie and it not being there.
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There was nothing worse than going to rent a movie and it not being there.

6. Being upset that Blink-182 broke up.

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"wiLL MuSIc eVEr bE ThE SAmE aGaIN?" —you in 2005

7. Lugging around a portable DVD player whenever you traveled.

And being happy if it got three and half hours of playtime.
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And being happy if it got three and half hours of playtime.

8. Using the TV Guide Channel to find out what's on.

Of course, sometimes you just ended up watching the TV Guide Channel instead of actually looking for something to watch.
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Of course, sometimes you just ended up watching the TV Guide Channel instead of actually looking for something to watch.

9. Getting excited about burning a mix CD for some sort of occasion (like a road trip).

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Of course, nothing ruined this more than getting the dreaded "encountered an error while burning" message 99% into burning the CD.

10. Finding the LiveJournals of people you went to school with and secretly reading them. And getting excited every time they posted a new entry.

You probably created a fake account just to spy on them.
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You probably created a fake account just to spy on them.

11. Having to have the latest digital camera.

"Yeah, this camera is better than yours — it's 5 megapixels!!!"
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"Yeah, this camera is better than yours — it's 5 megapixels!!!"

12. Labeling every guy who cared even just a little bit about his appearance a "metrosexual."

"OMG, I saw Tony buying Bioré Pore Strips, he such a metrosexual...like David Beckham."
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"OMG, I saw Tony buying Bioré Pore Strips, he such a metrosexual...like David Beckham."

13. Putting cryptic song lyrics in your AIM profile just for attention.

"Everybody, can't you tell I am ~sad~?"
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"Everybody, can't you tell I am ~sad~?"

14. Having a section of your buddy list dedicated to people you NEVER talked to but loved to stalk.

Mainly it was just your crushes.
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Mainly it was just your crushes.

15. Covering your arms with as many LiveStrong bracelets — and all the colors and causes that came after — as you could.

Even if you didn't know what they stood for, it made you seem like you cared.
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Even if you didn't know what they stood for, it made you seem like you cared.

16. Being jealous of anyone with a Razr.

Somehow it made every other phone look prehistoric.
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Somehow it made every other phone look prehistoric.

17. And finally, taking selfies for the sole purpose of updating your Myspace profile.

Tom Hardy's MySpace profile #neverforget

Seriously, Myspace selfies were the only reason we took selfies!

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