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    29 Pictures That Perfectly Capture How Hilariously Tragic The Year 2006 Was

    What a weird, weird time to be alive.

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    1. Chris Hemsworth rocking a solid Meg Ryan haircut.

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    2. The Jonas Brothers in knockoff Ed Hardy tees.

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    3. The earliest known picture of the Kardashians on a red carpet*.

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    *Not actually the earliest picture, but the earliest one I could find.

    4. Rihanna showing that she's the queen of iPod Minis.

    Rihanna with an ipod.
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    5. Taylor Lautner and his thinly spiked Göt2b gelled hair.

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    6. Carrot Top showing off his freshly shaved pubes.

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    7. Carrot Top uncomfortably caressing a pillow with boobs.

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    8. This picture of Eve nervously watching Kevin James slam a piece of pizza, debating whether to get help, internally screaming, "Is this man all right?"

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    "This man is not okay."

    A closeup of eve's face looking nervously
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    9. Clay Aiken in a brown suit, silky tie, and a "Can I please talk to the manager?" haircut.

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    10. Ryan Cabrera and the buttload of gel needed to make hair do this.

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    11. Kevin Jonas and his tiny bandana staring deep into your soul.

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    12. Paris Hilton and a giant dead fish.

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    13. Brooke Hogan and her "blinged out" grill and stunner shades on the Teen Choice Awards red carpet.

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    14. And here's another picture of Brooke with Paul Wall and their matching grills.

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    What a time!

    15. Billy Ray Cyrus and his chunky highlights and Kelly Clarkson haircut holding up pairs of men's underwear.

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    16. Davey Havok and Jade Puget of AFI looking like the baby of a Hot Topic and a Myspace scene kid.

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    17. Justin Timberlake with that fedora that was basically glued to his head from the years 2005 to 2007.

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    18. Joey Fatone showing off his *trendy* graphic tee.

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    19. Rachel Bilson taking a picture with a Sidekick so she could (probably) get it for free.

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    20. The Pussycat Dolls posing with Bratz Dolls.

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    21. Lil Jon and his Crunk!!! Energy Drink.

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    22. Katy Perry and Tom from Myspace.

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    23. Jessica Simpson working hard for that VIP Membership Card from Blockbuster.

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    24. Kim Kardashian hanging off of Paris Hilton, grasping for any source of relevancy.

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    25. Kim contemplating her life as Paris's assistant*.

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    *She was never actually her assistant but might as well have been.

    26. Rihanna studying the Pussycat Dolls on a chunky TV straight out of 1996.

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    27. Miley Cyrus holding up a portable house phone.

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    28. Tommy Lee, Hayden Panettiere, Miley, and Lance Bass in a picture together for some reason.

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    29. And forgotten couple Joel Madden and Hilary Duff.

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    Never forget.

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