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23 Things All Australians Thought Were Cool In 2006

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1. Colourful iPod nanos were trendy AF.

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2. Bebo was a 🔥🔥🔥 way to communicate.

3. And writing MySpace blogs or bulletins was a great way to get your ~feelings~ across.

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4. While MSN was still the best way to strike up conversations with people you spent all day with at school.

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5. Australian Idol was still one of the best shows to watch.

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6. Slogan tees from Supre were the hottest trend.

7. And the pleather belts that wrap around your waist were a great way to jazz up your outfit.

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8. The Veronicas were hair goals.

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9. As was Chris Hemsworth and his surfer dude locks.

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10. This song was the bomb.

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11. This girl group dominated the end-of-year Aria charts.

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12. And you could barely turn on the radio without hearing "Forever Young" blaring out.

WEA

13. Buying credit at the newsagent was the best way to top up your phone.

And sending your friends $1 of credit when you needed them to text you back urgently.
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And sending your friends $1 of credit when you needed them to text you back urgently.

14. Flip phones and slide phones were the obvious choice.

15. Literally EVERYONE was doing Borat impressions.

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16. Colourful skinny leg jeans were starting to make their mark at Jay Jays.

17. And the emo trend was really picking up.

Magazines such as Dolly and Girlfriend helped you really discover your true emo self.
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Magazines such as Dolly and Girlfriend helped you really discover your true emo self.

18. In fact, 2006 was just a really good year for emo music.

STILL COOL. IT'S STILL COOL.
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STILL COOL. IT'S STILL COOL.

19. Sanity always had great two for $30 CD sales.

Do people still shop at Sanity?
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Do people still shop at Sanity?

20. And making mixed CDs for mates became a fun hobby.

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As long as you didn't accidentally kill your computer using Limewire.

21. Aviator sunglasses were all the rage...

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22. ...while the boho look was still going strong...

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23. And for some reason people were still insisting on wearing ugg boots outside the house.

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