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22 Little Things Teenage Girls Were Obsessed With Doing In 2004

Saying "Boo, you whore."

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1. Searching for a boy that would kiss you like Chad Michael Murray kissed Hilary Duff in A Cinderella Story.

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"Waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought, useless and disappointing."

2. Paying to see The Notebook in theaters several times just to witness your favorite scene on the big screen again.

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Your little teen self was probably too young at the time to realize how big of an impact this movie would have on your entire life and being.

3. Saying "that's hot" as many times a day as humanly possible.

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"Guys, but like seriously, that's hot 🔥🔥🔥."

4. Trying to learn the ASL version of the song "The Rose."

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You never did the butterfly hand motion quite as gracefully as Napoleon, though.

5. Calling everyone you knew a whore.

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Literally everyone, and for no reason. You just really liked quoting Mean Girls.

6. Listening to Jesse McCartney's "Beautiful Soul" on repeat until your fingers felt like they would break off from snapping so many times.

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Dududududu *snap* dududududu *snap*

7. Creating THE ultimate CD playlists for road trips.

The best part was giving the CD a fun name like "SuMmEr jAmZ" and then decorating it with Sharpies.
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The best part was giving the CD a fun name like "SuMmEr jAmZ" and then decorating it with Sharpies.

8. Making those playlists illegally on LimeWire.

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OOPS.

9. Setting up TiVo timers so that you wouldn't miss your favorite shows when your mom or dad took over the television set.

"MOM, DAD! The O.C. is on and I CANNOT miss it. I repeat, I CANNOT miss it."
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"MOM, DAD! The O.C. is on and I CANNOT miss it. I repeat, I CANNOT miss it."

10. Drooling over Stephen and Talan on Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.

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If you hadn't been rooting for Stephen and L.C., you would have wanted Stephen for yourself.

11. Rocking an Avril-inspired look, heavy eyeliner and all.

This was a look for one of your edgier days, of course.
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This was a look for one of your edgier days, of course.

12. Experimenting with the whole dress-over-jeans look.

It kind of worked. Two outfits in one.
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It kind of worked. Two outfits in one.

13. Dousing yourself in Britney Spears's Curious perfume.

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Those boys in 8th grade English were definitely CURIOUS about why you smelled so overpoweringly fruity.

14. Texting all your friends to meet you at the nearest Abercrombie & Fitch using your Motorola Razr.

"Need a new pair of distressed jeans. See u soon!"
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"Need a new pair of distressed jeans. See u soon!"

15. Navigating your way through that newish social media site, Myspace.

And trying desperately not to offend anyone when you finally decided who to put in your top eight.
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And trying desperately not to offend anyone when you finally decided who to put in your top eight.

16. Waiting for your crush to sign on to AIM so you could have a ~deep~ conversation about your day.

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And when your crush wasn't on, you'd waste time messing with SmarterChild.

17. Giving your mom and dad a headache by blasting Green Day's American Idiot album every time you got in the car.

Reprise
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Your guilty pleasure. Your parent's worst nightmare.

18. Spending hours at a mall kiosk trying to find the perfect faceplate, bumpers, and accessories for your cell phone.

It was ALL about the accessories.
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It was ALL about the accessories.

19. Running errands sporting your new velour Juicy Couture Tracksuit.

The bigger "JUICY" was plastered across your butt, the better.
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The bigger "JUICY" was plastered across your butt, the better.

20. Ranting to parents, friends, and ANYONE who would listen about how bad McDonald's is for you.

Super Size Me was the first food documentary that truly changed your life.
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Super Size Me was the first food documentary that truly changed your life.

21. Arguing with your friends about whether or not Janet's "wardrobe malfunction" at the Super Bowl was intentional.

HA.
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HA.

22. And finally, trying to master Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance by replaying this scene over and over and over again from 13 Going On 30:

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You obviously mastered it.

CORRECTION

Oops! The song mentioned in number four is actually titled "The Rose." An earlier version of this post misstated the title.

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