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    29 Absolutely Iconic Quotes Every Single Millennial Thought Was Hilarious A Decade Ago

    Borat voice: "Very nice!"

    1. Remember when "Your mom goes to college!" was just the perfect comeback to everything?

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    From: Napoleon Dynamite

    2. Or, alternatively, if you liked something, you could say, "Very nice!"

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    From: Borat

    3. "IDK, my BFF Jill?" was a classic retort to a parent.

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    From: A Cingular/AT&T commercial

    4. And "Wouldn't you like to know, weather boy?" worked as a retort to any person of your choice.

    5. Whereas "Shun the non-believer!" was not applicable in any circumstance, but we still quoted it anyway.

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    6. Same with "Charlie bit me!"

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    7. Ah, the classic "Why are you so obsessed with me?"

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    From: Either the song "Obsessed" by Mariah Carey or Mean Girls


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    From: Mean Girls

    9. And "What is this mysterious ticking noise?"

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    10. One would need only say the word "Shoes," and you would sing the song.

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    From: "Shoes"

    11. Whereas you didn't need any prompting to sing "Hide yo kids..."

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    12. Remember "I like rusty spoons"?

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    From: "Salad Fingers"

    13. And "Pork chop sandwiches!"

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    From: The dubbed GI Joe PSAs

    14. What about the classic "Oh my god, Becky..."?

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    From: "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot

    15. And "I like turtles."

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    16. I feel like we all forgot about "winning."

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    From: Charlie Sheen

    17. And "How dare you, she's a nice lady!"

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    From: The Hangover

    18. Remember when the word "Friday..." could literally trigger the song each and every Friday of the year?

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    From: "Friday" by Rebecca Black

    19. Not so much a phrase, but...remember when "McLovin" was peak comedy?

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    From: Superbad

    20. As well as the quote "What is this? A center for ants?"

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    From: Zoolander

    21. I hate to bring this up, but...remember when we all quoted "Imma let you finish..."?


    From: The 2009 VMAs

    22. And sang the "If I was your girlfriend..." song?

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    23. As well as the "Got any grapes?" song?

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    From: "The Duck Song"

    24. I remember screaming "Do the Helen Keller..." at middle school dances.

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    From: "Don't Trust Me" by 3OH!3

    25. As well as the words to "Chocolate rain."

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    From: "Chocolate Rain" by Tay Zonday

    26. What about "Trololololo..."?

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    From: "Mr. Trololo"

    27. Or "Boom goes the dynamite"?

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    28. If I heard "Ebony Dark'ness Dementia Raven Way" today, I would simply be immediately transported to the mid-'00s.

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    From: "My Immortal," the infamous Harry Potter fan fiction

    29. And finally, I wonder how the guy from "Hello, it's me, your cousin Oskaar from Iceland!" is doing.

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