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    22 Emo Trends From 2007 That Need To Come Back In 2017

    Ten years ago was such a different time.

    1. Writing lyrics on your Converse.

    2. Straightening your hair to within an inch of its life.

    3. Having your fringe cover at least one eye.

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    4. Dyeing a chunk of your emo fringe a different colour.

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    5. Writing messages or band names on your hands.

    6. Wearing studded belts, most likely more than one at a time.

    7. Listening to your emo music out loud on your phone.

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    8. Posting emotional lyrics as Facebook statuses.

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    9. Wearing a shit-ton of black eyeliner.

    10. Or red eyeliner.

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    11. Wearing a tie with everything.

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    12. Changing your name online to something more emo.

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    13. Using these comics to express your feelings.

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    14. Wearing shag bands even if you weren't 100% sure what they meant.

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    It was all quite confusing but you were obsessed with breaking them anyway.

    15. Wearing clothes with ribcages on them.

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    16. Taking all your selfies this way so that they were mostly showing the top of your head.

    17. Owning everything that was to do with The Nightmare Before Christmas.

    18. Making "free hugs" signs when going to a concert.

    19. Wearing wallet chains.

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    20. Putting these badges on everything.

    21. Typing "liek thiiss <333 xD"

    22. And of course, arm warmers.

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    Safety pins, stripes and lace, was the most emo combination.

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