1. The stiff, slippery horror of peeling off the PVC pants you wore in 40-degree heat.
2. Slowly liquifying 'cause you decided to wear faux fur in a subtropical climate.
3. That awesome look when you got sunburnt through fishnet.
4. Never quite pulling off a casual beachy look.
5. Fred Nile trying to ban all your favourite bands from touring.
6. The ridiculous joy when you found someone else who shared your interests...
7. And the even more ridiculous joy when you got the net and found forums full of alternative Aussies.
8. Buying all your cosmetics at chemists and $2 stores, 'cause the real brands only had "natural" colours.
9. Wearing these bloody stupid things.
10. Becoming an expert accessoriser so you could add a lil' spooky style to your uniform.
11. The crushing disappointment when your Fudge hair colour faded to a weird, gross grey the first time you even looked at water.
12. Dying inside when Tree of Life switched to their summer stock.
13. Feeling totally inadequate 'cause you didn't have a pair of these bad boys.
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