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21 People From Your Childhood You'll Have To Explain To Your Kids

“All I can say is that the '00s were a crazy, crazy time!” —you to them

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1. They'll never know how badly this stoner made you wanna buy a PC.

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2. Or how much you wanted Gordo to finally get noticed by Lizzie.

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3. They won't know how hard Kevin "PopoZão" Federline tried to parlay being married to Britney Spears into a rap career.

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4. They'll never know how we amused ourselves by watching the Jackass crew get hurt doing stupid stunts.

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5. Or how Jesse Camp won that random contest on MTV to be a VJ.

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6. They won't know how Shaggy wrote the ultimate fuckboy anthem, "It Wasn't Me."

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7. Or that Ryan Cabrera was basically a John Mayer lite (with chunky highlights).

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8. They won't know that you voted for Ryan Starr week after week 'cause she was a mini rock star on American Idol.

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9. They'll never understand your fascination with Speidi and their staged paparazzi photo shoots.

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10. Or that the real STAR of the Missy Elliott videos was the little girl who danced in them.

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11. They'll never know that the original Russian #FakeNews was t.A.T.u.'s supposedly ~forbidden~ romance.

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12. Or how Willa Ford was supposed to be the "bad girl" pop princess.

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13. They'll never know the perfect harmonies of Evan and Jaron.

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14. Or what it’s like to learn the latest dance moves from Darrin Henson.

15. They’ll never know the joy of watching Paige Davis hosting Trading Spaces.

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16. Or how much of a fashion icon Mischa Barton was.

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17. They'll never know that Destiny's Child was originally a quartet — that included LaTavia Roberson and LeToya Luckett (aka Destiny's Orphans).

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18. Or that this is the only Blink-182 lineup that matters.

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19. They won’t know how there was a Tweet before Twitter.

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20. They definitely won’t know who Tom Green is, or understand why he came to a red carpet with a coffee maker.

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21. And finally, there’s just no way they’ll ever know how this was everybody's first social-media friend.

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