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    Updated on Oct 10, 2020. Posted on Oct 9, 2020

    28 Pictures From The 2000s That Will Make Millennials Feel Like They Were Both Yesterday And 40 Years Ago

    Take me back to the days when purple ketchup was the only disconcerting thing in my life.

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    1. Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon as the anchors for SNL's "Weekend Update":

    A photo of Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallen sitting at the Weekend Update desk
    NBCUniversal via Getty Images

    2. The different skins you would put on your Windows Media Player to customize it:

    A Windows Media player overlaid with the "skin" of a green human head

    3. The gray and red interiors of Circuit City stores:

    A photo of the TV section in a Circuit City store in the early 2000s
    Corbis via Getty Images

    4. A box of Shrek Dunkaroos:

    A Shrek shaped Dunkaroos

    5. Sitting at Borders for hours and not buying anything:

    Two men sitting in chairs inside a Borders reading books
    The Sydney Morning Herald / Getty Images

    6. Cool and chic bedrooms with honeydew melon colored walls and very brightly colored bed sheets:

    An Ikea metal loft bed set up with a pink couch on the bottom of it
    South China Morning Post via Getty Images

    7. CD kiosks at the Virgin Megastore:

    A man listening to a CD while at a CD kiosk in the Virgin Megastore
    Spencer Platt / Getty Images

    8. The Osbournes doing an in-store DVD signing for the release of The Osbournes Season 1:

    The Osbournes at a table signing DVDs at a Virgin Megastore
    Christopher Polk / FilmMagic / Getty Images

    9. The "Dude, You're Getting a Dell" guy, whose voice you can probably hear in your head right now:

    The Dell Guy looking to the camera as he records himself in his bedroom with a camcorder
    Analog Indulgence/ Dell/

    10. This warning you had to see whenever you watched any DVD:

    The FBI anti-piracy warning that played on DVDs before movies started
    David Mcnew / Getty Images

    11. This black and white photo of Converse with stick figures drawn on them:

    A pair of drawn on Converse with with a red rose between them

    12. This Taco Bell restaurant design:

    A photo of a Taco Bell with a tan exterior and tile roof and old signage
    Joe Raedle / Getty Images

    13. The Sub Club card stamps:

    A close-up photo of Subway's Sub Club stamps
    Tim Boyle / Getty Images

    14. Verizon's "Can you hear me now?" commercials:

    A screengrab of Verizon commercial featuring  the spokesperson saying "Can you hear me now?" into a flip phone
    Play Pause Video/ Verizon/

    15. The N64 machines they had for kids to play at McDonald's:

    A N64 machine at a McDonald's

    16. Two kids holding Bratz dolls at a Toys 'R' Us:

    Two girls reading the back of Bratz doll box
    Lyn Alweis / Getty Images

    17. A Furby ~listening~ to music from an iPod Nano:

    18. The iTunes page in 2003 with pure classics as the Top Songs:

    An iTunes page

    19. The Song of the Day cards Starbucks used to give away for free:

    20. This photo that everyone took at least once in order to make more friends on Myspace:

    A photo of a guy holding up a piece a paper with his "Friend ID" number on it

    21. A blurry, messy mirror selfie that's impossible to see:

    A screenshot of girl taking a photo in the mirror with flash distorting her face

    22. Trading Spaces — the perfect "I stayed home from school 'cause I am sick" TV show:

    A promo photo of the cast of Trading Spaces
    A. Smith & Co. Productions / Everett Collection

    23. The glamorous Baby Phat flip phone:

    A pink flip phone with the Baby Phat cat on it and fake diamonds around the outer screen
    Evan Agostini / Getty Images

    24. Dollz Mania and all the different clothes you could ~design~ for them:

    Three rows of Dollz Mania doll avatars

    25. iPods that came in giant boxes:

    An iPod box for a 20GB iPod

    26. TVs that were flat in the front and had a huge back like old school TVs:

    A early 2000s direct view TV with a flat front and playing Zelda Master Quest on the Game Cube

    27. Razor scooters being displayed in a Sharper Image store:

    An employee setting up Razor scooters as a window display at a Sharper Image
    Chris Hondros / Getty Images

    28. And finally, purple ketchup, which was something nobody in the 2000s asked for:

    A photo of Heinz Ez Squirt Funky Purple Ketchup
    Getty Images

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