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    People Are Sharing The Most Mid-2000s Things They Ever Did And It's Fantastic

    What a moment in time.

    A few days ago I asked no one in particular what the most mid-2000s thing they ever did was:

    what's the most mid 2000s thing you ever did? mine was use an iTunes code from the cap of a Mountain Dew Code Red to download a Bloodhound Gang song

    BTW, the song was Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo.

    And, hey, lemme tell you, the responses came rollin' in. The replies were chocked (chopped? chop't?) full of...

    MySpace:

    Argued with my girlfriend at the time over why she wasn't my #1 friend on MySpace https://t.co/PQWOZZY5gk

    Flip phones:

    Hold my flip phone next to a speaker to record a song I wanted as a ring tone. https://t.co/t4aqlfvNcO

    John Mayer:

    Wore a “Jesus is my Homeboy” shirt from UO to a John Mayer concert. https://t.co/9Zj6XWwNLy

    DDR:

    i got really, really into dance dance revolution for six months https://t.co/7FNiWmacxf

    Limewire:

    Absolutely destroying the family computer by downloading music with Limewire https://t.co/8Whl3yw2jg

    The Sims:

    got our dad to order us a pizza hut value meal because it came with The Sims 2 for PC for FREE. honestly a steal. https://t.co/BPHpFsGdA2

    Zunes:

    Owned a MICROSOFT ZUNE. https://t.co/t12EvFDt1R

    Lance Armstrong:

    buy a fake livestrong bracelet from my classmate https://t.co/NfuBuP1hzX

    Avril Lavigne:

    Had a pink T shirt that said I 🖤 ASHTON but wore it with a fishnet shirt undeath, Good Charlotte wristbands, Tripp pants, and an Avril Lavigne tie https://t.co/nPCXvKby5k

    U2:

    I had the U2 iPod https://t.co/19yMtXcnwZ

    Sidekicks:

    Entered a contest to win a rhinestone encrusted Sidekick. I saw the ad in Teen People. https://t.co/EVnVdIheC6

    Paris Hilton:

    Me and My Sister downloaded Paris Hilton’s Sex Tape, ‘A Night in Paris’ on Limewire and broke our computer https://t.co/G3t4WzpDMT

    Even more MySpace:

    Hooked up with someone off of MySpace. https://t.co/zSC0foxyHD

    Dido:

    took a black and white laserjet printer photo of dido to the hairdresser for reference. https://t.co/bpUVntmMiE

    Ancient jobs:

    I had a job at a newspaper. https://t.co/q5PVTh7JT3

    The 2004 election:

    I volunteered at a John Kerry phone bank to impress a girl https://t.co/OHHWfgDV3P

    Poker:

    I was a professional online poker player. https://t.co/6yBSW5ZYGC

    The holy trinity of the mid-2000s:

    remembering to put my Virgin Mobile flip-phone on vibrate when i saw REVENGE OF THE SITH in theatres (then likely going home and playing Guitar Hero) https://t.co/F4FTI6NYAt

    Powerful outfits:

    @davestopera dressed like this one time

    Clandestine ringtone operations:

    man in phone shop agreed to fix my flip phone for free if I sent him the mario bros theme I had over Bluetooth https://t.co/FAp9cjR8c0

    Guster and AIM:

    I took a date to see Guster and left a melodramatic AIM away message while were were out. https://t.co/vIgzBxupZq

    JNCO:

    Wore JNCO jeans to more than one ska concert. https://t.co/TfVF0xWO1K

    Sufis:

    bought a Dane Cook CD https://t.co/gWsoAwdkk3

    Kanye:

    @davestopera Went to FYE and actually bought Graduation by Kanye because 50 cent said he’d retire from rapping if Kanye outsold him week one

    Hair dye:

    Dyed my hair highlighter green, tried to grow a goatee, bought shirts at Hot Topic almost exclusively https://t.co/A0Mn6YQMbG

    Fine art:

    @davestopera made a clock in the shape of an iPod mini playing a Keane song at school

    DMB:

    I ripped every Dave Matthews Band album off Kazaa, then burned them on to blank CD-Rs https://t.co/Q710Sty5lk

    Even finer art:

    strategically peeled the metallic part off of gum wrappers and covered the entire front of my school planner with them https://t.co/kuuPclBGrq

    Fine cinema:

    I bought and wore a “Vote for Pedro” T-shirt https://t.co/rolG0su8FY

    Fabulous outfits:

    wore a t-shirt that said Ben Affleck's Future Girlfriend https://t.co/kiVMyDIs4c

    Family Guy:

    Showed up to a middle-school dance in two polo shirts, both with collars popped, and a Family Guy hat https://t.co/zcBboutyk4

    Lindsay Lohan:

    Got chunky blonde highlights to try and look like Lindsay Lohan in Freaky Friday 🤷‍♀️ https://t.co/zP2sdDrkCe

    The ORIGINAL Josh:

    I saw a Josh Hartnett movie in a theater with his name on the poster, right there above the title. https://t.co/bzcQrDtesx

    Warped Tour:

    Attended Warped Tour wearing a Something Corporate t-shirt https://t.co/k2MtgMkP1J

    And finally:

    Deployed to Iraq twice. https://t.co/nVAny8T8YO

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