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    If You Don't Know These 35 Facts, Then I'm Sorry, You Were Raised Wrong

    Removing someone from your Myspace Top 8 was just a savage move.

    1. That you learned so much about rich people things — like what La Mer Crème de la Mer was — by watching VH1's The Fabulous Life:

    Logo fo The Fabulous Life of Jennifer Lopez episode
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    2. That you learned more from VH1's I Love the '80s and I Love the '90s than you ever did from any history class:

    I love the '80s logo set on orange background
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    3. That there will never be a more iconic duo than Paris and Nicole:

    Photo of Paris Hilton and Nicole both wearing pink dresses in 2004
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    4. That you can't hear a Now That's What I Call Music!...

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    5. ...or the Fired Up! commercial without singing and dancing along:

    Only the real ones will remember this iconic infomercial from our childhood 😂 #firedup #90sbaby #TodaysKidsWillNeverKnow

    6. That nothing annoyed you more than the Shirley Temple DVD collection commercial that played every five minutes on Cartoon Network:

    A screen grab of the commercial with Shirley Temple holding a dancer's hand and "Little Miss Broadway" written over her
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    7. That there was nothing you wanted more than a VCR and DVD TV combo in your room...

    A Toshiba DVD and VCR combo TV  displaying hot air balloons on the screen

    8. ...and an iMac desktop:

    White iMac desktop
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    9. That — even though it made you carsick and you had to strain your eyes to watch it — nothing felt cooler than watching a DVD in the car:

    TV fold down screen between passenger and driver in car
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    10. That you can't hear Avril Lavigne's "Sk8er Boi"...

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    11. ...or Jimmy Eat World's "The Middle" without screaming out the lyrics:


    12. That the best things about Borders were the gifts and magazines sections:

    Woman touching frames on a display inside Borders
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    13. That Mariah Carey's episode of Cribs is one of the most iconic TV episodes of all time:

    Mariah Carey wearing a towel sitting in a tub

    14. And that Charity falling off the bus on MTV's Next is one of the most iconic moments in the history of reality TV:

    Girl falling off steps of a bus

    15. That you loved when Hildi Santo-Tomas was one of the interior designers on Trading Spaces 'cause you knew it would be a messy episode:

    A publicity photo of Hildi Santo-Tomas smiling at the camera
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    16. That a brand-new stack of blank CDs felt like endless possibilities:

    Stack CD discs in box isolated
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    17. That there was nothing scarier than the first time you downloaded an MP3 from LimeWire, because you thought the FBI was going to break down your door:

    I remember the first illegal download I did I was scared lol #limewire #rip #bunk

    18. And that there was no bigger feeling of triumph than finding a real and good quality MP3 of a new song you wanted on LimeWire:

    A image of the LimeWire page downloading songs

    19. That Abercrombie & Fitch was the most divisive store ever:

    Abercrombie store front inside the mall in the early 2000s
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    20. That this wasn't just a design aesthetic, but a whole personality:

    Pink Hello Kitty CD player

    21. That these cameras weren't great and you always thought twice about taking a photo with it 'cause the film for it was pricey:

    Blue Polaroid I-Zone camera

    22. That everyone knew Chappelle's Show quotes, whether they watched the show or not:


    23. That you had to watch Undressed...

    A screenshot for the intro to MTV's Undressed which features a hole in the between un and dressed with a clip of two people undressing in it

    24. ...and Talk Sex with Sue Johanson with one finger on the remote control, in case your parents walked in:

    Sue Johanson sitting a red desk with her hands folded

    25. That the most ambitious crossover event in history wasn't Infinity War, but actually "Lady Marmalade":

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    26. That AIM was the greatest way you could talk to your friends:


    27. That nothing caused more drama than when someone messed with who was in their Top 8:

    28. That there was nothing more satisfying than answering your flip phone in a dramatic manner:


    29. That there was no worse feeling than going to Subway and realizing you forgot your Sub Club card:

    Hand holding a Sub Club card with 7 out of 8 stamps on it
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    30. That these tasted soooo good that it was worth destroying the inside of your mouth for them:

    The worst move Altoids did was get rid of Tangerine Sours

    31. That this tasted sooo medicinal, but everyone drank it anyway:

    Product shot of Pepsi Blue
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    32. That the Honeycomb monster...

    A furry ball with a face standing in a kitchen
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    33. ...and the Quiznos rats were absolutely creepy:

    Two rats things performing a song in front of a Quiznos

    34. That nothing could get people onto the dance floor quicker than hearing "Peace up, A-Town...":

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    35. And lastly, that nine times out of ten, you'd end up watching way more of the TV Guide Channel than you intended to when checking it:

    Screenshot of TV Guide Channel from 2002