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17 Things Everyone Remembers About Shopping At Spotlight As A Kid

"I know it's school rules to wear a navy hair ribbon but look at all the pretty colours."

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1. It was impossible to buy a hair ribbon that matched your school uniform when there were so many better options.

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2. So many.

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3. Choosing a scrunchie was a little easier.

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4. You needed your plastic lunchbox to be your favourite colour.

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5. And your water bottle had to be too.

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6. Your backpack had to match your obsession-of-the-moment.

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7. And you also found material for your mum to make something that matched your favourite cartoon.

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8. Your dance concert costumes depended on the sequin material selection.

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9. Or you may have just bought a ready-made costume for general dress up purposes.

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10. You always headed straight for the faux-fur. And if you were lucky, had a pillow for your bed made out of the good stuff.

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11. When scrapbooking was your favourite hobby, Spotlight became your favourite shop.

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12. You definitely went through a crochet headband phase.

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13. There were so many tempting, yet unnecessary additions to your pencil case.

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14. As well as all of the necessary ones.

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15. Your class project posters needed some sparkle.

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16. But when you realised it's damn hard to write on glitter, you opted for the brightest coloured cardboard you could find.

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17. And as soon as you left you were already thinking of everything you'd beg your parents for the next time you visited.

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