26 Pictures That Will Drag You Back To The Mid-'00s Whether You Like It Or Not

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The conversation everyone reluctantly had when no one else was online:


The escape from reality that was almost better than a real vacation:


The game you were up all night playing:

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The phone you wanted more than anything because every celebrity had one:


The holy grail of flip phones:


The moment that shook you to your very core:


The feel-good music that defined you:

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And the angsty music that understood you:

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These things that you saw all over MySpace...

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Which were actually pretty accurate for your personal style:

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And the only acceptable way to take a pic for your profile:

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These animated avatars that you spent hours tweaking:


And these cartoons, which basically defined the internet in the 2000s:

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The Russian Roulette of illegal music downloading:


The bracelets you and your friends all wore, though it's questionable what they actually meant:


The Flash site that gave you Trogdor the Burninator and Teen Girl Squad:


The cool new social network that forced you to get a college friend to invite you because high school students couldn't join yet:


The site that helped you deal with the stress of everyday '00s life:

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The stepbrothers who made it all okay:

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And the commercial you couldn't get out of your head:


Each new graphic tee you picked up from PacSun on your trips to the mall:

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Along with the really long shirts you got to offset your extra low-rise jeans:

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The Victoria's Secret Pink underwear you owned even though you felt slightly weird about the messaging:

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The shoes literally everyone had:


The soundtrack to your life:

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And the Gospel:

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