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    Apr 30, 2020

    50 Pictures That Perfectly Capture What A Ridiculous Time The 2000s Were

    The decade that gave us "No Heelys" signs and some interesting fashions.

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    1. Blink-182 signing CDs at an FYE in-store:

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    2. Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson at a Girls Gone Wild party:

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    3. And Justin Timberlake wearing a Girls Gone Wild trucker cap:

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    4. Steve Jobs talking about how to burn a mix CD during an Apple presentation:

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    5. This sign that solely existed to stop people from wearing Heelys:

    6. Adrianne Curry walking the runway for an Ed Hardy fashion show:

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    7. These Star Wars: Episode II β€” Attack of the Clones cereal boxes that come complete with marshmallow Yodas:

    8. Willa Ford wearing Juicy Couture:

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    9. The cast of 7th Heaven on Trading Spaces:

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    10. This Emo SpongeBob that looks like he has been listening to Dashboard Confessional all day in a dark room:

    11. SuChin Pak at a Napster party:

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    12. The Pussycat Dolls' Melody Thornton and Nicole Scherzinger posing with some Bratz dolls:

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    13. Bai Ling delivering Netflix DVD envelopes to people waiting in line to get into the first screening of Star Wars: Episode III β€” Revenge of the Sith:

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    14. A Desperate Housewives PC game that I am seriously curious about:

    15. This very, very bedazzled flip phone:

    16. This 50 Cent special-edition Xbox:

    17. The TiVo mascot sitting on a throne made of TiVo boxes:

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    18. An ad for Pepsi's free iTunes bottle cap game:


    19. Stripped-era Xtina at a party hosted by Teen People and The Sims:

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    20. LFO at a party for A&F Quarterly:

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    21. Samantha Mumba taking a selfie with a flip phone:

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    22. The super-annoying Crazy Frog in a flat-brimmed hat with a huge GANSTA chain on:

    23. Lil' Kim playing Nintendo GameCube with Cole and Dylan Sprouse:

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    24. Two girls watching Mean Girls on a portable DVD player:

    25. The Spy Kids on the cover of Nickelodeon magazine:


    26. Ja Rule and Nelly posing in front of an iMac at the launch party for

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    27. Lance Bass training to be an astronaut in Russia:

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    28. Maxim magazine hosting a party for the Pussycat Dolls (and also that awning for Cingular, LOL):

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    29. And Mark McGrath at that party, wearing a Volcom trucker cap:

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    30. Halle Berry shopping at Kitson while carrying an initial bag:

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    31. Kendra Wilkinson promoting Playboy's Girls Next Door jewelry collection at the Kitson:

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    32. Destiny's Child posing with Carson Daly on the TRL set:

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    33. Craig David performing at the Virgin Megastore in Times Square:

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    34. And Anna Kournikova signing her FHM covers at the Virgin Megastore in Times Square:

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    35. Three different types of HitClips players along with songs by Faith Hill, Britney Spears, and NSYNC:

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    36. Kim Kardashian West texting on a Sidekick and Paris Hilton BBMing (probably) on a BlackBerry:

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    37. And Paris Hilton (along with Tinkerbell) being a guest on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno:

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    38. Hilary Duff promoting her new CD, Metamorphosis:

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    39. A Yahoo employee drinking Jamba Juice on the launch date of Yahoo Answers:

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    40. Michael Scott wearing a Livestrong bracelet in an episode of The Office:

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    41. A Shrek Game Boy Color game:

    42. And Shrek Gushers that looked more like Shrek's boogers:

    43. David Beckham promoting his video game David Beckham Soccer for PlayStation:

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    44. Miranda and Carrie eating cupcakes on Sex and the City:


    45. This pic of two people trying to take a photo of Pete Wentz with flip phones:

    The most 2007 picture ever tbh πŸ˜‚πŸ‘Œ Blurry @petewentz and flip phones! (Sweden show, 2007) can't wait to see you back here in 80 days! πŸ’œ

    46. Ryan Pinkston at the release party for the Bad Boys II soundtrack, which was sponsored by Sean John clothing and Sprite Remix:

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    47. Everything going on in this Disney Channel homepage:

    48. And def EVERYTHING going on on this J-14 cover from 2007:

    49. This screenshot of someone watching Britney Spears' infamous "Gimme More" VMA performance on old YouTube and using Internet Explorer:

    50. And finally, Myspace's Tom posing with Dane Cook:

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