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24 Things You'll Get If You Spent Your Teenage Years In Kingston

Time to wander round the Bentall Centre with no real purpose.

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5. You wasted several hours messing around in the Apple Store taking loads of Photo Booth pictures.


9. After a thrilling time in Bentalls, you'd head to Shakeaway and drop most of your pocket money on some ludicrous concoction involving way too much chocolate.

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And then drink it really fast and feel really sick.

11. And you were absolutely thrilled when Morrisons filmed its Christmas advert with Freddie Flintoff in that square.

Even though it was clearly July or something and everyone looked really hot in their coats.

12. You probably went to browse Krish for exciting new colours of hair extensions.

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Important for stocking up on neon hair mascara and other essentials.


13. And you had one cool friend of a friend who worked in Banquet Records.

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Which was infinitely cool and you would go there to read the little handwritten reviews of albums.

16. Or if you were more emo, you'd hang out in a graveyard and drink red wine while playing music out of your phones.

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What a truly glamorous place.


18. Once you hit 18, you probably went drinking at The Mill at least once.

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Reasonably priced Jägerbombs, but WHY is the bar so high up up?

19. Your first clubbing experience was probably Oceana.

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Until they had to rename it...

20. Or perhaps you were more a McClusky's kind of person?

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But you probably knew it by its ~other~ name anyway.

22. Or sometimes The Hippodrome, the club that literally looks like a leisure centre.

23. You got extremely excited about that Jamie T. song that mentioned Hampton Wick.

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And you obviously knew Hampton Wick was the place to get off the train if you didn't have a ticket.


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