back to top

19 Things You Definitely Remember Doing If You Were A Teen In The Mid '00s

You probably wouldn't watch a movie on your iPod Nano now.

Posted on

1. Downloading music off of Limewire and risking the safety of your computer every single time.

Or just ending up with a completely different song.
Twitter: @1kammy

Or just ending up with a completely different song.

2. Knowing at least one person with a "Vote for Pedro" T-shirt, because everyone was obsessed with Napoleon Dynamite.

Fox Searchlight Pictures

3. Using the internet on your phone sparingly if at all, because it was super expensive.

4. And spending money on a snippet of a song so you could use it as a ringtone.

5. Being very invested in The O.C., and knowing loads about it even if you didn't watch it.

Fox

6. Taking your selfies at super high-up angles.

The photos were mostly of your hair, with a tiny bit of your face visible.
Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

The photos were mostly of your hair, with a tiny bit of your face visible.

7. Or buying a webcam so you could take selfies with it.

Imagine needing to buy a whole separate device so that you could take selfies.
Amazon

Imagine needing to buy a whole separate device so that you could take selfies.

8. Wearing ponchos as an everyday look.

To be fair, they were really cosy.
Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

To be fair, they were really cosy.

9. Or if your aesthetic was more emo, writing lyrics on your Converse.

In retrospect, it's hard to imagine wanting to draw over £45 shoes.
Twitter: @rjoakley

In retrospect, it's hard to imagine wanting to draw over £45 shoes.

10. Spending ages choosing the perfect song for your MySpace profile.

11. Wearing girl boxers, sometimes with little slogans on them.

Amazon

12. And wearing these tiny cardigans that didn't do very much.

Michael Buckner / Getty Images

13. Playing Dance Dance Revolution.

14. Being obsessed with owning Playboy everything.

Jewellery, T-shirts, pencil cases...
Twitter: @Paulius98

Jewellery, T-shirts, pencil cases...

15. Wearing a waistcoat over things that didn't need a waistcoat.

It was a very smart-casual era.
Peter Kramer / Getty Images

It was a very smart-casual era.

16. Giving yourself a French manicure.

17. Listening to "Bad Day" by Daniel Powter when you were well, having a bad day.

Warner Brothers Records

18. Watching films on your tiny iPod Nano screen.

19. And joining Facebook groups because you found the names relatable, most of which you forgot to delete.

Facebook