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How British Were Your Teenage Years?

Were you necking Lambrini when you should have been studying?

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  1. How British were your teenage years?

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    Went to Reading / Leeds festival.
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    Had "Mr Brightside" by The Killers as your jam.
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    Had a blog.
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    Got an ill-advised tattoo.
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    Had a MySpace alter-ego.
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    Asked your friend if someone was online so you could check if they blocked you.
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    Made your friends/classmates in Sims.
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    Rinsed all your money on your pay-as-you-go mobile.
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    Downloaded polyphonic ringtones.
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    Got a new song on your phone and had to bluetooth it to everyone in your year.
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    Worried that people could steal your identity via bluetooth.
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    Tried to convince your parents that mobile phones probably wouldn't give you cancer.
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    Drawn a dick on your friend's Bebo "Whiteboard".
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    Drawn dicks all over your friend's exercise books.
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    Played a game which basically involved hitting your friends in the balls. (Names vary)
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    Played a game which basically involved pulling your friend's trousers down in public.
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    Played knuckles (the version with just fists).
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    Played slaps.
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    Played bloody knuckles (the version with the pound coin).
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    Still have scars from any of the above games, emotional or physical.
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    Performed a choreographed dance routine in front of school.
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    Loved "getting low" to songs.
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    Owned "Jack Wills" clothing.
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    Got the "Jack Wills" catalogue.
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    Was embarrassed buying condoms.
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    Dutifully kept your friends updated on which base you and your partner had got to.
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    Knew exactly how much sex everyone in your year was or wasn't having.
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    Dated someone too old for you.
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    Gone on a regrettable girly/lads holiday.
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    Had an incestuous friendship group.
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    Gone to the local STI clinic with your friends for tests - just in case.
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    Had a pregnancy scare.
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    Was suspended for bad behaviour.
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    Skipped school.
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    Picked your GCSEs / A Levels based on what your friends / crush were doing.
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    Hung out in a Starbucks during sixth form / college because it was cool.
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    Took hundreds of pictures on every social occasional and uploaded them all to Facebook.
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    Got trip hoodies with a cringe-inducing nickname.
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    Made CD compilations.
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    Bought an iPod nano.
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    Copied your homework from someone else at form time.
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    Faked your parent's signature for your homework diary.
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    Painstakingly covered your exercise books in wrapping paper / wallpaper samples.
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    Resat an exam.
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    Ironically did the "Sexy A Levels" results day jump.
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    Endured cringeworthy parent's evenings.
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    Planned an amazing leaver's prank.
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    Not actually followed through with the prank because school threatened to ban you from the prom.
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    Had a really regrettable home-dye job.
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    Dealt with that awkward transition where your parents still had to buy your clothes but they didn't approve of what you wanted.
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    Worn Uggs.
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    Smoked weed for the first time like it wasn't a big deal.
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    Acted like you knew everything about drugs because you'd smoked weed.
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    Was sold fake drugs.
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    Ordered legal highs from the internet.
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    Blamed your hangover on food poisoning to your parents.
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    Had one friend with the most convincing ID so they always bought the booze.
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    Drank white lightning or K cider.
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    Drank the cheapest bottle of wine from the off licence.
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    Drank lambrini (lol).
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    Went to a regular pub you knew they wouldn't ID you in.
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    Look down on underage drinkers the second you turned 18.
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    Have an of-age alter ego you could pretend to be when talking to strangers in the pub.
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    Drink in parks, or car parks.
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    Have one friend with cool parents who bought you drinks.
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    Had a secret house party when your parents went out of town for the night.
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    Had your house trashed.
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    Trashed someone else's house.
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    Argued for hours over the rules of Ring of Fire.
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    Played strip poker.
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    Smoked without inhaling.
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    Tried to learn to roll cigarettes.
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    Got a provisional licence as soon as you turned 17.
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    Failed at lease one test.
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    Got a car as soon as you passed.
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    Didn't get a car/ learn to drive, and relied on your friends to drive you places.
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    Compared your life to "Skins".
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    Compared your life to "The Inbetweeners".
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    Knew all the words to "Mean Girls"
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    Tried to be like "Jackass".
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    Switched over to the music channels during the adverts just to avoid the "Crazy Frog" adverts.
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    Spent way too much money on your prom.
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    Knew, or heard of, at least one person who arrived to their prom in a helicopter.
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