10 Things... That Were Socially Acceptable in the Noughties 6 years ago

10 Things... That Were Socially Acceptable in the Noughties

Everyone loves the 90s.

Pogs, bicycle shorts, neon, snapbacks and tomagotchis have such a special place in hearts and minds. Do you know why? Because talking about the 90s distracts people from remembering the noughties – the genuinely most mortifying decade there e'er was. We were batsh*t crazy back then and the below analysis of acceptable behaviours proves such.

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Demanding someone wb at the end of text messages

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Hey hun! Wat u up 2? Wb x

Seriously, mortified.

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Asking your crush who they fancied on MSN Messenger

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Do you like anyone? But do you like like them?

Subtle.

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Showing off the 24 choooons on your Creative Zen

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And bragging that it only took ten hours to download them all from limewire.

Thief.

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Divulging all your secrets to strangers on Faceparty and MySpace

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U free 2 talk?

Christ on a bike.

Knocking on your friend’s door to see if they wanted to hang out

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Super needy.

 

Spending your weekends hanging out at Central Bank/ Temple Bar/ Asha

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Listening to The Dresden Dolls or Fall Out Boy on the aforementioned Zen.

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Getting your tragus pierce in George’s Street Arcade

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And rocking that silver ball for 4-6 weeks.

Inspirational.

Spending all your credit sending an MMS on your Motorola Razr

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And it was probably a Piglet inspirational quote.

 

Trying to nail Eye of the Tiger on the Dance Machine because Tucker inspired you

You definitely look deadly.

Going out dressed in Parachute Pants. 

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Mother of God.