Rewind·Posted on Jan 3, 202135 Lies People Between The Ages Of 27 And 36 Told Themselves In Their Teen YearsFact: RealPlayer was the worst way to watch videos.by by Brian GalindoBuzzFeed Staff, by Matt StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. That watching movies on your iPod Nano was cool: nowuzit/ youtube.com You did nothing but strain your eyes (and your Nano's battery) watching low-res movies on it. 2. That iPod Socks did a good job of protecting your iPod: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images It only protected it if you never took your iPod out of the sock. The minute you pulled it out, your iPod was exposed to being damaged from a drop. 3. That strong body sprays did a good job of covering sweat odor: walgreens.com If anything, it enhanced it. 4. That The Real World didn't jump the shark with the Las Vegas season. MTV / Courtesy: Everett Collection It felt much more like Big Brother than The Real World, TBH. 5. That you had any idea what was going on once The Challenge started adding fans as contestants alongside Real World ones: MTV Having to learn a bunch of new people's names and personalities was just too much. 6. That the cars on Pimp My Ride looked good after the makeovers: MTV They should've just bought them new cars. 7. That shuttershades looked good: Ericlefrancais / Getty Images Nope they didn't — they always looked like party favors from an '80s-themed birthday party. 8. That texting or typing like this on AIM looked so cool: barnorama.com It didn't! And it was way too much fucking work to do and was a headache to read. 9. That Pepsi Blue was the best flavor: Pepsi/ coreyvandersleen.wordpress.com It tasted like medicine. 10. That you knew what the lyrics to "The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)" were: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Sony Music **mumbles some lyrics and dances along to song** 11. That you never stalked crushes and people you hated on Myspace: Nicholas Kamm / Getty Images Literally that was what EVERYONE did on it. 12. That Myspace stickers on your page looked unique: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF gfycat.com It just made your page look like a GIF-y mess. 13. That Von Dutch trucker hats were oh so cool and looked good: zumiez.com They never looked good — you just wanted one 'cause you saw all the celebs rocking them. 14. That nonfat, sugar-free frozen yogurt was as good as regular ice cream: Unalozmen / Getty Images You could put all the cereal and fruit toppings you wanted on it, but it still wasn't as a good as ice cream. 15. That these were so cool and would be a great alternative to getting a real-life dog: Getty Images Like, it would never take the place of having a real dog. 16. That green and purple ketchups were a cool idea: Getty Images Literally, it was ketchup and didn't need to be a different color! Also, did anyone actually buy it?! 17. That RealPlayer was a good way to watch videos: RealPlayer It didn't work 85% of the time. 18. That rating hot people "not hot" on Hot or Not was funny: knowyourmeme.com This was just a problematic site, period. 19. That chunky highlights looked great: Mark Mainz / Getty Images You looked like a skunk and you knew it. 20. That Gelly Roll pens were the best: joann.com They looked pretty, but, honestly, they were hard to write with and dried out after like one use. 21. That Mango Sours Altoids were the greatest Altoids ever: reddit.com THEY SHREDDED THE INSIDE OF YOUR MOUTH. 22. That everyone on Entourage wasn't a 100% hateable: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO LBH, they were all horrible. 23. That quoting Borat was funny and not at all annoying: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox You knew deep down you were being annoying AF by doing it. 24. That self-tanner gave you a naturally tan look: popculture.com It never looked real, plus it made you smell like wet Doritos. 25. That you using astringent was a good way to clean your face: walgreens.com You knew something wasn't right 'cause you could feel it stripping your skin and leaving it bone dry. 26. That white belts looked good with everything: hottopic.com Even worse, they got dirty quick and ended up just looking beat up and dingy. 27. That using a CD label–maker program made your mix CDs look way better: brothersoft.com No, it made them look bootleg and wasted your printer ink. 28. That you were ~edgy~ for wearing all the different-colored jelly wristbands: Twitter: @qweenpush To paraphrase Tai from Clueless, you were a virgin who couldn't drive. 29. That body jewels looked sophisticated: ebay.com Not only did they not look sophisticated, they never really stuck well onto your skin and would fall off almost immediately. 30. That body glitter was worth the mess it took to put on and to clean up afterward: reddit.com It wasn't. 31. That you were deep or edgy for writing song lyrics or phrases on your Converse: poshmark.com Cute, but neither deep nor edgy. 32. That you were such a rebel for wearing state T-shirts with sexual innuendos: amazon.com It just made you look immature. 33. That platform flip-flops were dressy and could be worn almost anywhere: famousfootwear.com Nope, they were just flip-flops. 34. That wearing flip-flops with bootcut jeans or baggy pants dressed them up: Carley Margolis / FilmMagic for Paul Wilmot Communications / Getty Images Again, nope, they were just flip-flops that are literally meant to be worn to the beach or the pool. 35. And finally, that the room makeovers on TLC's Trading Spaces looked good: A. Smith & Co. Productions / Everett Collection / Everett Collection They always looked sooooo budget! But, LBH, you didn't watch it for the makeover; you watched it for the reactions of the people not liking their room makeover.