Rewind·Posted on 6 Aug 201818 Things That You Probably Haven't Thought About Since 2008Avril Lavigne was a trailblazer in the useless necktie movement.by Hanifah RahmanBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Everyone loved shutter shades, à la Kanye West. Getty Images They were totally useless, but the epitome of noughties fashion. 2. Almost as much as they loved Bottle Pop — a '90s throwback revived by the Jonas Brothers. Candy Mania / Getty / Via youtube.com JB brought back Baby Bottle Pop with the ~catchiest~ theme song. 3. Wacky, colourful phone socks were an essential phone accessory. Getty Also pretty useless, but so cool. 4. Speaking of phones, you've probably forgotten how curvy the iPhone 3G was back in '08. Mario Tama / Getty 5. And before the iPhone took off, there was the Sidekick, which was probably your dream phone. Mark Davis / Getty Images HSM's Sharpay had one, which meant it was an ~essential~ accessory for every girl in '08. 6. Facebook walls were the best way to communicate with your friends. Facebook / Via youtube.com Preferably, wall posts would have included lots of "LOL"s and "GR8"s. 7. And you've probably forgotten how much effort went into making your Bebo page look cool. Bebo / Via wikihow.com Custom made skins were ~essential~. 8. My Super Sweet 16, gave you birthday party envy every time you watched it. MTV / Via theverge.com You cringed at the dance routines though. 9. And don't forget Pimp My Ride, the ultimate makeover show of '08. MTV / Via youtube.com 10. Sky+ was the only way to catch up on your favourite TV shows. Roger Swift / Via youtube.com It was a world without "on demand" and "streaming", and if you forgot to record your fave show you'd just to hope there was a rerun. 11. Scoubidous were a wildly popular hobby, for some reason. Amazon.co.uk You knew you'd reached pro scoubidou levels if your mum put them on her keyring. 12. And Selena and Demi were total BFF goals. Mark Davis / Getty Images They were Disney's platonic power couple. 13. Quizzes from teen magazines were 2008 staple. it me 💁 @CailaTess 10 yr old teen magazine quiz. FYI: I'm still searching for the guy/puppy/lunch sandwich "I'm totally in tune with." 04:24 PM - 15 Aug 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite And they obviously gave you very scientific and accurate results 14. Those trick videos that circulated the internet scared the shit out of you, even though you knew what was coming. Tap to reveal Click to reveal Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Brienn Rockhil / Via youtube.com This was all YouTube was good for back in '08. 15. Tiny dogs were carried around in handbags, which everyone just accepted as totally normal. Amy Sussman / Getty Images 16. WAGS were were the epitome of elegant chic back in '08. Gareth Cattermole/Leon Neal / Getty The "pob" was iconic. 17. Tiny little waistcoats were a fashionista's staple. Scott Wintrow / Getty Images 18. And finally, ties that had absolutely no practical use were an essential must have. Kevin Winter / Getty Images Avril Lavigne was a trailblazer in the useless necktie movement.