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    Posted on Oct 14, 2015

    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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

    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.

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

    11. Having to have the latest digital camera.

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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."

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

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

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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.

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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.

    16. Being jealous of anyone with a Razr.


    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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