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    21 Slightly Cringe Things All British Teenagers Have Done At Some Point

    It wasn't a proper Nando's trip unless you mixed Fanta and Coke.

    1. Stirred your Pizza Hut bowl of ice cream until it looked like this.

    Twitter: @b0ttlemen

    Eating solid ice cream was very uncool back then.

    2. Combined Coke and Fanta in one glass every time you went to Nando's.

    Twitter: @tablouisesmith

    This was the cocktail of your teenage years.

    3. Went to the Apple Store and took photobooth pictures like this with all your friends.

    Twitter: @austintelliott

    You still have Facebook albums full of these pictures.

    4. Rolled up your M&S school skirt so you got a little roll around your belly.

    Twitter: @alessiaviolino

    The higher your skirt, the cooler you were.

    5. Took photographs of yourself inside whichever coffee chain you happened to be hanging out in.

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    It was very cool to spend three hours sipping a single Starbucks frappuccino and documenting every moment with a picture from your digital camera.

    6. Took photographs of your friendship group's feet in this exact pattern.

    Tabatha Leggett / BuzzFeed

    Bonus points if you all swapped shoes so none of yours matched.

    7. Took photographs of yourselves on any bus or train journey you went on.

    Twitter: @Najwasfn

    As a teenager, the best part of any day out was the journey there.

    8. Made a new best friend for life while you were covered in body paint at Reading or Leeds festival.

    Twitter: @hattons_bootay

    You still see occasional life updates from them on Facebook.

    9. Took photographs of your friend group at night, in a park, sharing a plastic bottle of vodka.

    Twitter: @daisygorman

    Sometimes you sat on the swings, sometimes you sat on the see-saw.

    10. Got personalised T Shirts or hoodies for a group trip to Ayia Napa after finishing your A Levels.

    Twitter: @HeatherHope92

    Though you also considered going to Newquay, Kos, Malia, and Magaluf.

    11. Snuck Glenn's vodka into nightclubs by pouring them into Boots miniatures and then stuffing them down your bra.

    Twitter: @roseycheeks92

    You saved no more than £5 but you felt invincible.

    12. Shared iPod Nano earphones on the bus on every school trip ever.

    Twitter: @search

    This was a true sign of friendship.

    13. Raced home from school so that you could talk to boys on MSN asap.

    Twitter: @hollythurstonxx

    Talking to random boys you didn't know via MSN was the best part of your day.

    14. Went to "house parties" that were basically just your friends dancing in a circle in someone's kitchen with an iPod plugged into some crackly speakers in the corner.


    Back then, this was considered a very fun way to spend a Friday night,

    15. Tried on hundreds of prom dresses in TK Maxx, and ultimately chose the glitziest one of all.

    Twitter: @edenolivia_

    You just wanted to look like Hilary Diff in A Cinderella Story.

    16. Left a classroom if your teacher was anything over 15 minutes late.

    teacher: is late to class by maybe 2 seconds students: Did you guys know that if our teacher doesn't come back in 15 minutes we can leave th

    You wanted to leave at 10 past, but you made yourself wait until quarter past.

    17. Hosted a house party for which your mum bought WKDs.

    Twitter: @CSimmss213

    Or if she shopped at Aldi, the rip of version which was called a VS.

    18. Strawpedoed alcopops.

    Twitter: @NecklacesFash

    This was the ultimate sign of being a lad.

    19. Bleached your hair using a £4.99 kit from Superdrug.

    It made your hair feel like straw but you did achieve that yellowy look you were after.

    20. Pre-drank with your friends in your bedroom, but then pretended to be sober when your parents gave you a lift into town.

    Cassie Smyth / BuzzFeed

    If you couldn't get the bus, this was your only option.

    21. And got really militant about the rules to a drinking game that focussed around drinking from a central communal vessel.

    Twitter: @Datgirlcalleigh

    So. Much. Fun.

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