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31 Songs You Danced To If You Went To Middle School In The Mid 2000s

"Tonight will be the night that [James] will fall for you."

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1. "Fall For You" - Secondhand Serenade

Why we're dancing to this: Because Joey just asked you to slow dance and Alex told me that Katie told him that Joey told her that he LIKE-likes you.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Joey just asked you to slow dance and Alex told me that Katie told him that Joey told her that he LIKE-likes you.

2. "Shake It" - Metro Station

Why we're dancing to this: Because I think I failed my science test and I've been waiting all day to finally let loose.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because I think I failed my science test and I've been waiting all day to finally let loose.

3. "Get The Party Started" - Pink

Why we're dancing to this: Because this dance is lame and it needs a little ~pep~.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because this dance is lame and it needs a little ~pep~.

4. "Check Yes, Juliet" - We The Kings

Why we're dancing to this: Because Becca's totally into you, bro! She told me in the note we were passing. Mrs. Dawson took it from me, though.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Becca's totally into you, bro! She told me in the note we were passing. Mrs. Dawson took it from me, though.

5. "Damaged" - Danity Kane

Why we're dancing to this: Because Ricky broke your heart, but that doesn't mean that you shouldn't give Drew a chance.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Ricky broke your heart, but that doesn't mean that you shouldn't give Drew a chance.

6. "Just Dance" - Lady Gaga

Why we're dancing to this: Because Lady Gaga is a legend — any more questions?
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Lady Gaga is a legend — any more questions?

7. "I'm Yours" - Jason Mraz

Why we're dancing to this: Because Jason speaks to my soul.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Jason speaks to my soul.

8. "Misery Business" - Paramore

Why we're dancing to this: Because this BBM that I got from Christine might be enough to end her and Zach's relationship. Then, he'll be my bf. (:
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Why we're dancing to this: Because this BBM that I got from Christine might be enough to end her and Zach's relationship. Then, he'll be my bf. (:

9. "She Will Be Loved" - Maroon 5

Why we're dancing to this: Because I might be a little broken, but I know Adam will ~fix~ me.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because I might be a little broken, but I know Adam will ~fix~ me.

10. "Work It" - Missy Elliot

Why we're dancing to this: Because I have to start practicing to be in Missy Elliot's next video.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because I have to start practicing to be in Missy Elliot's next video.

11. "1, 2 Step" - Ciara

Why we're dancing to this: Because if being in that Missy video doesn't work out, I can audition for a Ciara video, right?
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Why we're dancing to this: Because if being in that Missy video doesn't work out, I can audition for a Ciara video, right?

12. "Don't Cha" - The Pussycat Dolls

Why we're dancing to this: Because Emma isn't hot like me.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Emma isn't hot like me.

13. "Sugar, We're Going Down" - Fall Out Boy

Why we're dancing to this: Because I love being ~emo~ — it's totally not a phase.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because I love being ~emo~ — it's totally not a phase.

14. "Low" - Flo Rida

Why we're dancing to this: Because we have Reeboks AND swag.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because we have Reeboks AND swag.

15. "My Humps" - Black Eyed Peas

Why we're dancing to this: Because Michael told me I had a nice butt, so I have to show it off, right?
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Michael told me I had a nice butt, so I have to show it off, right?

16. "Beautiful Girls" - Sean Kingston

Why we're dancing to this: Some eighth grade chicks just walked in.
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Why we're dancing to this: Some eighth grade chicks just walked in.

17. "Hey Ya" - Outkast

Why we're dancing to this: I just wanna shake it like a polaroid.
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Why we're dancing to this: I just wanna shake it like a polaroid.

18. "Since You Been Gone" - Kelly Clarkson

Why we're dancing to this: Because I erased Mark's number from my Razr, and he should know that I'm a prize.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because I erased Mark's number from my Razr, and he should know that I'm a prize.

19. "Stacy's Mom" - Fountain of Wayne

Why we're dancing to this: Because Myra's mom is totally hot! Maybe she'll give me a chance once I'm 16.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Myra's mom is totally hot! Maybe she'll give me a chance once I'm 16.

20. "Womanizer" - Britney Spears

Why we're dancing to this: Because Daniel is a d-bag and he has for pay to what he did.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Daniel is a d-bag and he has for pay to what he did.

21. "Mr. Brightside" - The Killers

Why we're dancing to this: Because we just had some ~fruit punch~ and margarita (mix), and we're feeling loose.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because we just had some ~fruit punch~ and margarita (mix), and we're feeling loose.

22. "You Belong With The Me" - Taylor Swift

Why we're dancing to this: Because we're young and dumb and Taylor totally deserved to win "Video of the Year." Beyoncé who?
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Why we're dancing to this: Because we're young and dumb and Taylor totally deserved to win "Video of the Year." Beyoncé who?

23. "SexyBack" - Justin Timberlake

Why we're dancing to this: Because we're the ~sexiest~ class of all time. #Classof2009
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Why we're dancing to this: Because we're the ~sexiest~ class of all time. #Classof2009

24. "Umbrella" - Rihanna

Why we're dancing to this: Because Matty let me use his umbrella yesterday, and I want to return the favor. (;
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Matty let me use his umbrella yesterday, and I want to return the favor. (;

25. "Touch My Body" - Mariah Carey

Why we're dancing to this: I heard this song coming from my dad and step-mom's room yesterday, and it's such a bop for adults like us.
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Why we're dancing to this: I heard this song coming from my dad and step-mom's room yesterday, and it's such a bop for adults like us.

26. "Crazy In Love" - Beyoncé

Why we're dancing to this: Because Vince looked at me in Pre-Algebra today, and I think he really, really, REALLY likes me this year.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Vince looked at me in Pre-Algebra today, and I think he really, really, REALLY likes me this year.

27. "The Sweet Escape" - Gwen Stefani and Akon

Why we're dancing to this: Because I talked my way out of getting a detention for chewing gum in gym!
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Why we're dancing to this: Because I talked my way out of getting a detention for chewing gum in gym!

28. "Telephone" - Lady Gaga and Beyoncé

Why we're dancing to this: Because until "Telephone Part 2" is released, we have to enjoy what we currently have.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because until "Telephone Part 2" is released, we have to enjoy what we currently have.

29. "Hot N Cold" - Katy Perry

Why we're dancing to this: Because Reggie keeps changing his mind about whether or not he'll ask me to the dance. Like make up your mind. :(
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Why we're dancing to this: Because Reggie keeps changing his mind about whether or not he'll ask me to the dance. Like make up your mind. :(

30. "Girlfriend" - Avril Lavigne

Why we're dancing to this: Because maybe Alex will finally get the hint that REBECCA IS NOT FOR HIM and go for me.
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Why we're dancing to this: Because maybe Alex will finally get the hint that REBECCA IS NOT FOR HIM and go for me.

31. "Hollaback Girl" - Gwen Stefani

Why we're dancing to this: I just like spelling "B-A-N-A-N-A-S."
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Why we're dancing to this: I just like spelling "B-A-N-A-N-A-S."

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