Back in the mid-2000s, nothing was worse than... 1. Going to listen to music on your iPod and seeing this symbol: Facebook: 2005aticah 2. Burning a CD and seeing the worst two words in the English language: photobucket.com 3. Running out of minutes and having to wait 'til after 9 like a BARBARIAN. whisper.sh 4. That tear in your Livestrong getting bigger and bigger: Facebook: 2005aticah 5. Hearing the OTHER worst five words in the English language: instagram.com 6. Starting a download and seeing a wait time like this: spiletta42.tumblr.com 7. Only to have it all be in vain: Twitter: @angryblkmandc 8. Being in the middle of an excellent Flash game or YouTube video and having this happen: photobucket.com 9. Turning on TV Guide and missing the ONE channel you wanted to see. Twitter: @Kattkuh 10. Developing 12 pictures of your thumb. instagram.com 11. Listening to your CD player and trying to stay cool while it kept skipping. reddit.com 12. And taking the CD out and seeing this: Twitter: @EstellahHill 13. Seeing this heinous sight on your Xbox: photobucket.com 14. Hobbling yourself with a scooter slam to the ankle. reddit.com 15. Downloading a song for six hours only to be betrayed by LimeWire. me.me 16. Your ringtone recording being sabotaged. Twitter: @monkaaaay 17. Misspelling a word on your totally cool, totally unique Converse. facebook.com 18. Taking one bad step and ending up with sopping wet Uggs. Twitter: @Agv_White_Girl 19. Losing a part of your super-cool awesome pen. weknowmemes.com 20. Your boogie board making you look like the fool you are. Twitter: @unwhcretunately 21. Loading up your Netflix queue and seeing the movie you REALLY want is going to take weeks to arrive. photobucket.com 22. Spending hours putting in album art just to have none of it save. Twitter: @plantblogger 23. Taking your favorite movie out of the VCR and seeing this: curious-rabbit.tumblr.com 24. And your mom reading the message that was for YOUR EYES ONLY. facebook.com Times were tough.