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24 Things Every Emo Girl Did 10 Years Ago

Only read this if you were hxc.

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1. You owned at least ONE thing that had your undead crush Jack Skellington on it.

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2. You spent hours coming up with an alliterative screen name that showed how dark and tortured you were.

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3. You used an actual camera to capture your perfect scene bangs for your Myspace profile pic.

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4. Your favorite after school activity (after concerts, duh) was impromptu bathroom photoshoots with your girls.

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5. You prayed that your favorite My Chemical Romance song would come up on your iPod Shuffle so you could imagine starring in the music video with Mikey and Frank.

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6. Your ~go-to look~ was a band tee with a tank underneath, a cardigan, skinny jeans, flats, and the brightest makeup possible.

7. If you were hoping to impress William Beckett, you sported fishnets, stripes, and Vans with an edgy print.

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8. Every selfie you took was harshly overexposed to achieve that Myspace queen aesthetic.

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9. You lived to share your excellent musical taste with your crush by burning him mix CDs with cute lettering.

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10. You were convinced that the only way to show off your uniqueness was through a variety of Manic Panic dyes.

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11. And you abused a straightener to the point where your hair could probably cut someone.

12. You let your boyfriend know you were mad by changing your away message to angsty Simple Plan lyrics.

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13. You were elated when you finally got a Sidekick and could update your Xanga on-the-go.

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14. You actually taught yourself HTML to get skulls and Fall Out Boy on said Xanga, and you'd protect that layout at any cost.

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15. You created entire Myspace albums dedicated to photos with band dudes, to commemorate the time you ACTUALLY GOT TO TOUCH THEM.

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16. You made your own merch for your favorite bands, and your concert experience wasn't complete without at least one signature... near the boobs if possible.

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17. You wondered what was on your camera after a concert, and prayed your finger didn't cover Sonny Moore's gorgeous face in all the pics.

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18. You raced to Borders every month as soon as the new issue of AP came in so you could lust over whoever was on the cover.

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19. And you carefully cut out the best spreads so you could hang them on your wall and practice lip-locking with Billie Joe.

20. You learned to play piano in hopes of impressing Gerard Way some day.

21. And you constantly updated your AIM buddy info to prove how ~music savvy~ you were over all the other girls.

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22. You had no shame on going overboard on the eyeliner because you were convinced it correctly captured your emo aesthetic.

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23. You wrote lyrics, concert dates, and inside jokes on your Converse sneakers to make them edgier.

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24. And finally, you made sure to post your BEST pic to your Myspace profile to show everyone you were living your hardcore emo life to the fullest.

xX EmO QuEEns 4 LyFe Xx
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xX EmO QuEEns 4 LyFe Xx

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