21 Photos That Will Give All Early '00s Edinburgh Uni Students Intense Flashbacks

    "Teviot, with these 75p vodka and cokes you're really spoiling us."

    1. If you were in Pollock Halls, your room almost certainly looked like this.

    2. Or, if you were in a shared flat in first year, it probably looked a bit like this.

    3. You'd decorate your room with a ton of posters from the Potterrow sale that seemed to go on all term.

    4. Not to mention the postcards that you pillaged from the free racks dotted around campus.

    5. You never figured out what the deal was with this shop, but you bought a bunch of stuff there anyway.

    6. Till's Bookshop on the Meadows was a wonderful haven.

    7. Friday nights were about one thing only: Teviot.

    8. And Wednesday nights belonged to The Cavendish.

    9. You never meant to end up here on a Saturday night, but somehow it always seemed to happen.

    10. Or, if you were a wee bit arty, you'd probably head to The Egg at The Wee Red Bar instead.

    11. If you were gay, or even if you weren't, you'd inevitably end up at CC's at least once a week.

    12. But no matter where you went, Brattisani's or Marmaris kept you supplied with cheesy chips on the way home.

    And it was a genuine tragedy when Brattisani's closed in 2004. RIP.

    13. You spent most of your student loan on giant jeans or Emily the Strange T-Shirts at Flip on North Bridge.

    14. And you spent whatever was left on Malteser cakes from Choco-Latte on Clerk Street.

    15. That's when you weren't shopping for fancy dress costumes in Armstrong's, of course.

    16. And you'd get all your music here.

    Once you managed to elbow your way past all the serious beardy men, you could get some great bargains.

    17. You can divide your uni experience into two eras: Before the Cowgate fire, and after.

    18. EUSA societies had pretty straightforward goals.

    19. You were genuinely excited whenever you got a uni email.

    20. Planning your nights in was genuinely stressful.

    Yes, Vogue Video had an incredible range of films, but Blockbuster sold popcorn. It was basically a snack-based Sophie's Choice.

    21. But, if all else failed, you could always use your Snapfax to get into the Odeon on Clerk Street for a mere £2.50.