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25 Things All '00s Girls Are Secretly Ashamed They Did

*Burns Juicy Couture tracksuit*

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1. Buying a fake Takashi Murakami Louis Vuitton bag and passing it off as a real one.


You might have also done the same thing with a Dooney & Bourke or Coach bag.

2. Wearing low-rise jeans and intentionally showing off your thong.

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♫ That thong thong thong thong thong ♫

3. Creating a Sim that looks just like your BF or crush and making a family with it.


"Yup, we'll have three kids and live in a mansion -- with a kitchen that always catches fire."

4. Feeling more attracted to Chris Kirkpatrick than J.T.

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Everyone knew the crush order was J.T., J.C., Lance, Joey, and maybe Chris.

5. Leaving a super-emo AIM away status with either My Chemical Romance or Dashboard Confessional lyrics.

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Because only they could put into words your tween/teen angst.

6. Dying your hair so it looked skunk-colored.

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'Cause you wanted to feel ~dirrty~.

7. Getting way into your usage of Jergens Natural Glow.


And of course everyone in class could smell it on you.

8. Wearing ironic graphic tees.


Which you usually scored from Urban Outfitters.

9. Bedazzling your own clothes.

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Jackets, jeans, T-shirts, purses, NOTHING was safe from your bedazzler.

10. Going in chatrooms and pretending to be older than you were.


You were catfishing before it was even a thing.

11. Creating a fake profile to stalk somebody (aka your crush or enemy).

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You couldn't risk liking your crush's photo from a long time ago on Myspace.

12. Wearing short skirts and Uggs.

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Deep down you knew this wasn't cute.

13. Being obsessed with Abercrombie & Fitch and thinking it was the coolest store ever.

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Can't even fathom to think about all that money wasted on their jeans, tees, and hoodies. =(

14. Having Tom as one of your Top 8 friends instead of one of your real friends.

You thought just maybe if Tom saw himself in your Top 8, he might add you to his.

15. Taking high-contrast selfies.


It never really never made you look better, unless you wanted to like a vampire from True Blood.

16. Illegally downloading music on LimeWire and lying to your parents about why your computer was running slow.


"I swear, I don't even know how it got a virus."

17. Having a collection of pink Von Dutch trucker hats.


Mainly because EVERY celebrity wore one.

18. Trusting dating advice from Seventeen magazine.

"Yes, because my crush totally wants me to play games with his head."

19. Having an embarrassing screen name.

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The screen name said everything about you. And yes, at the time, you totally wanted to be MrsChadMichaelMurray69.

20. Wearing foam platform flip-flops with everything.


And also, these weren't meant to be worn everywhere as well.

21. Saving up your entire allowance for years just to afford a Juicy Couture velour sweatsuit.

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Which made the fact that they got dirty and ripped after the first time you wore them that much more painful.

22. Writing all your feelings in a Xanga account.


The world needed to know your pain.

23. Being Team Marissa.


In retrospect, Summer was way cooler than Marissa.

24. Making a mix CD about your crush.


Of course you had to include Ashanti's "Foolish" and Hoobstank's "The Reason" on the playlist.

25. Going through your deep and dark emo phase by getting side bangs and wearing too much eyeliner.

And thank god that phase is OVER!



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