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    30 Pictures That Are Too Real If You Were Over 12 In 1999

    And yes, this was almost 20 years ago.

    1. Getting McDonald's gift certificates from your relatives that looked like this:

    2. Using Google meant having a homepage that was, um, more janky looking.

    3. Remembering to carry around your Subway Sub Club card so that you could earn that FREE sandwich.

    4. Not really getting why Britney Spears' Rolling Stone cover was so controversial.

    Rolling Stone

    5. Living for the "Celebrity Jeopardy!" sketches (mainly for Daryl Hammonds’ Sean Connery) on SNL.

    NBC

    6. There being a Millennium edition of EVERYTHING.

    7. Reading movie guides at Barnes and Noble and never buying them.

    8. Wanting every Gap fragrance (to wear on different days in the week).

    Gap Inc.

    9. Singing along to the Gap's "Everybody In..." commercials.

    Carl Byrd & Co. / youtube.com

    10. Ordering CDs through Columbia House's Play (and still not paying for them).

    Columbia House

    11. Not being able to step into a store without seeing Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace merchandise.

    Matt Campbell / AFP / Getty Images

    12. People waiting in line in front of movie theaters for DAYS before The Phantom Menace opened.

    Stephen Jaffe / AFP / Getty Images

    13. Getting excited about DVD technology, but realizing it was so expensive.

    Steve _G/ youtube.com

    14. Janine Lindemulder staring at you from the cover of Blink-182's Enema of the State.

    UMG

    15. Downloading MP3s on Napster.

    16. Fruitopia (aka the nectar of the gods) vending machines.

    17. Owning this soundtrack because of Lenny Kravitz's cover of "American Woman" and Madonna's "Beautiful Stranger":

    WMG

    18. Wanting Old Navy's item of the week...which was usually performance fleece.

    Jen Wolford/ youtube.com

    19. How cool TLC looked dancing in a futuristic space ship in their video for "No Scrubs."

    Sony Music

    20. Watching Backstreet Boys' fans shutting down Times Square when the guys appeared on TRL.

    MTV International / youtube.com

    21. Loving Lauryn Hill's iconic Grammys sweep.

    Vince Bucci / AFP / Getty Images

    22. Jennifer Love Hewitt on the cover of every teen magazine.

    People Inc.

    23. And all of these being the ultimate teen movies:

    Sony/New Line/Warner Bros./ Universal Pictures

    24. Watching Diana Ross grab Lil' Kim's breast at the VMAs.

    MTV

    25. Anytime you thought of Ricky Martin you pictured him dancing in front of a checkered background with frosted tips in the music video for "Livin' la Vida Loca."

    Sony Music

    26. ~Wondering~ how Jennifer Lopez had such a clear webcam video in her music video for "If You Had My Love."

    Sony Music

    27. Owning a portable CD player that looked like a mini-UFO.

    28. Wanting an iBook...in EVERY color.

    Apple

    29. Carrying around money that looked like this:

    Howell Michael / Getty Images

    30. And finally, there being Y2K warnings everywhere:

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