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22 Embarrassing Things British Teens Did In The '00s

Nando’s really was a classy dining experience.

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1. Considered Nando's a fine dining experience.

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2. Tried to be cool just like the kids from Skins.

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3. Wore waaaaay too much Lynx.

The smell of a high school boys changing room is the worst smell known to mankind.
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The smell of a high school boys changing room is the worst smell known to mankind.

4. Or Impulse, if you were a girl.

5. Tried to breed gooey aliens like some kind of mad scientist.

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6. Spent an embarrassing amount of time composing ringtones on a Nokia.

7. Possibly got frosted tips.

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8. Or chunky highlights.

The '00s were a great time for hairstyles.
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The '00s were a great time for hairstyles.

9. And waaaaaay too much hair gel.

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10. If you were especially rebellious, maybe you got a non-standard piercing.

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11. Wore a skate or surf brand backpack, despite not skating or surfing.

12. Got a custom case for your Razr and thought you were Paris goddamn Hilton.

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13. Got overly emotional when Sunny D was taken off the shelves.

You'd have happily turned orange for the privilege of drinking it.
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You'd have happily turned orange for the privilege of drinking it.

14. Considered magazines like Bliss, Mizz, and Sugar a good source of dating advice.

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15. Showed how charitable and kind you were by wearing rubber bracelets.

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16. Learned the dance moves to this banger.

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17. Used your Myspace page to express your emotions through song.

18. Set up an email account with an incredibly cringy address.

if you think you had an embarassing first email address, my first email address was 'greatwhitesharkgirl@hotmail.co.uk'

19. Used the "sorry, my friend sent that" excuse.

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20. Fell for at least one of the rumours about Soulja Boy or one of Kennan and Kel dying.

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21. And got unhealthily invested in the first few seasons of Big Brother.

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22. And, finally, got drunk underage and kicked one of these.