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    37 "Hot Guy Things" That Definitely Aren't "Hot Guy Things" Anymore


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    1. Guys with super flat-ironed hair and that made this face in every pic they took:

    Pete Wentz on a red carpet with flat ironed bangs and making a side grunt face
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    2. Guys who wore suggestive graphic tees:

    A photo of Chris Pratt wearing a green T-shirt with "Take Me For A Ride" written on it.
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    3. Guys with this "bangs for days" haircut:

    Zac Efron with a side bang hairstyle/
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    4. Guys who just, like, dry humped the air in a congo line:

    5. Guys who enjoyed giving each other wet willies while eating pizza:

    6. Guys who wore zippered skin-tight baby tees:

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    7. Guys who, just like, slapped their own asses:

    8. Any guy with a bowl/mushroom cut:

    Nick carter with a bowl cut
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    9. Guys who were really into patriotism:

    NSYNC in an american flag
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    10. Guys with thermals under short-sleeve T-shirts (but especially graphic tees) and polos:

    A photo of John Cho wearing a white thermal underneath a dark gray polo.
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    11. Guys who weren't afraid to expose a tit or two:

    A photo of singer Don Philip wearing a black button-up shirt with only one button in the center buttoned.
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    12. Also those pants, ooh lala:

    A photo of singer Don Philip wearing a black button-up shirt with only one button in the center buttoned.
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    13. Guys who wore fedoras they got as part of a mob costume they bought at Party City:

    A photo of Ashton Kutcher on stage receiving a Teen Choice surfboard award while wearing a black fedora.
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    14. Guys who liked having hot wax poured on their chest:

    15. Bucket hats you would get at a carnival or fair:

    o-town guy in a bucket hat
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    16. Any guy with extremely spiky gelled-up hair:

    A photo of Freddie Prinze Jr. in a suit with spiky frosted tip hair.
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    17. And ESPECIALLY spiky tips that were frosted:

    A close-up shot of Freddie Prinze Jr.'s lavender frosted tips.
    Jim Smeal / Ron Galella Collection via Getty

    18. Or if spiky gelled frosted tips wasn't quite your thing, then you always had uncooked ramen noodle hair:


    19. Guys with extremely baggy cargo shorts:

    Back Street Boys' Howie Dorough wearing baggy green cargo pants and a Von Dutch cap:
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    20. Guys who were really into bedazzling:

    o-town guy with a bedazzld yankees uniform
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    21. Any guy wearing this exact "going out for the night" outfit:

    Aaron Paul on the red carpet for a Teen Vogue even wearing baggy distressed bootcut jeans and a stripped button down.
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    22. Guys in teen movies who wore corduroy newsboy caps:

    Aaron Paul in a corduroy newsboy cap
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    23. Honestly, most of Aaron Paul's mid-'00s wardrobe was "hot guy" attire:

    Aaron Paul wearing a puffy vest and all umatching clothing
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    24. Guys who wore matching track suits without shirts:

    A photo of B2K wearing matching light black tracksuits.
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    25. Any guy who wore beaded and shelled necklaces — preferably puka:

    A photo of Justin Timberlake and JC Chasez on stage at each wearing several shell and beaded necklaces.
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    26. Guys with *the* Ryan Cabrera haircut:

    A photo of Ryan Cabrera with wildly spiky hair and blonde highlights.
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    27. Guys who could only figure out one button:

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    28. Guys who were really good at making dramatic hand movements:

    A photo of the Backstreet Boys in velvet suits with Nick Carter making magic hands.
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    29. Guys who hung out together in piles of stuffed animals:

    A photo of the Backstreet Boys lying on a bunch of stuffed animals.
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    30. Guys with heavily manicured chin straps:

    JC with a chin strap
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    31. Guys with itty bitty soul patches:

    Ty pennington with a tiny soul patch
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    32. Guys wearing giant striped ties as necklaces:

    a guy with a large tie he is using as a necklace
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    33. Guys with faux hawks:

    A photo of David Beckham during a practice sporting a faux hawks.
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    Bonus points if they were frosted.

    A photo of David Beckham during a practice sporting a faux hawks.
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    34. Guys with shredded clothing:

    Lance Bass wearing an ivory knitted turtle neck sweater with a the entire bottom portion ripped.
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    35. Guys with reflective leather clothing:

    NSYNC wearing all leather outfits with reflective accents.
    Steve Granitz / WireImage

    36. Any of the guys who had to stand shirtless outside an Abercrombie in the mall in distressed bootcut jeans or baggy cargo pants:

    A shirtless guy waving at the camera while standing in front of an Abercrombie & Fitch.
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    37. And finally, literally any guy who worked at Hollister and rocked weirdly, almost green-tinted distressed jeans with Hollister logo tees:

    Jessie McCartney standing inside a Hollister.
    Jaimie Trueblood / WireImage for Hollister Co.

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