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21 Things All Late '00s Girls Will Have Totally Forgotten About

It was the greatest decade.

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1. Invisible bras being a ~thing~.

It was a clammy, but very trendy, look.
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It was a clammy, but very trendy, look.

2. Getting tagged in at least one of these a week.

And knowing that getting tagged as "the animal lover" was a massive slap in the face.
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And knowing that getting tagged as "the animal lover" was a massive slap in the face.

3. These exact Uggs, and this exact pose, being cool.

It was practically your uniform.
Twitter: @Sie_corl

It was practically your uniform.

4. What Frankie and Benny's food tastes like.

Back then, every birthday party was at Frankie and Benny's.
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Back then, every birthday party was at Frankie and Benny's.

5. How much you wanted an iPod and how jealous you were of the first person in your year to get one.

And when you finally got one, you shared your ear phones with your BFF on the school bus.
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And when you finally got one, you shared your ear phones with your BFF on the school bus.

6. Eeeeeveryone wearing footless tights and kitten heels.

This was the look of the '00s.
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This was the look of the '00s.

7. Nothing in the world smelling as good as Fierce by Abercrombie & Fitch.

If anyone in your school year went on holiday to America, you got them to bring you some back.
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If anyone in your school year went on holiday to America, you got them to bring you some back.

8. How good this exact pizza tasted.

It's sad that this meal only existed before you started experiencing hangovers.
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It's sad that this meal only existed before you started experiencing hangovers.

9. An Oceana being the first ever nightclub you went to and this being what it looked like inside.

If you were lucky, it might have even had a visiting bucking broncho.
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If you were lucky, it might have even had a visiting bucking broncho.

10. Quite how much you fancied McFly.

Everyone had their own personal favourite and people who fancied Danny the most were the coolest.
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Everyone had their own personal favourite and people who fancied Danny the most were the coolest.

11. How gross fake tan smelled and how badly it stained all of your belongings.

It made your mum so mad.
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It made your mum so mad.

12. The simple pleasure of a refillable bowl of Pizza Hut Ice Cream Factory ice cream.

You thought you'd eat more of this as an adult.
Twitter: @MartinStrain

You thought you'd eat more of this as an adult.

13. Pandora bracelets being the most glamorous piece of jewelry you could own.

Sooo chic.
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Sooo chic.

14. Quite how poignant "How to Save a Life" by The Fray felt.

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You cried about the breakdown of a two-week long relationship while listening to this song.

15. What WKDs actually taste like.

And how drunk you felt after half a bottle.
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And how drunk you felt after half a bottle.

16. Quite how resilient your Nokia 3310 was.

Not to mention its amazing battery life.
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Not to mention its amazing battery life.

17. The Beckhams moving to America and it feeling like a weirdly big deal.

It was an oddly stressful time.
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It was an oddly stressful time.

18. How alternative wearing these earrings made you feel.

Even though you weren't allowed to wear them to school.
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Even though you weren't allowed to wear them to school.

19. Calling your friends things like ~sexy~ and ~sexual~ and sometimes just ~sex~.

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It makes no sense now, but everyone did it.

20. Quite how much straightener burns hurt.

The neck, ear, and wrist ones were the worst.
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The neck, ear, and wrist ones were the worst.

21. And why it seemed like a good idea to wear ballet pumps in the rain.

Sometimes you even wore socks with them.
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Sometimes you even wore socks with them.