30 Terrible Trends Of The Early 2000’s

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30. Furbies

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Me hungry! Me haunt dreams! ME CONSUME SOUL! AHHHH AHHHH AHHH!

29. T9 Texting

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“hey I’ll be there in five miniscules”

28. 3D Doritos Ceased To Exist

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Amazing how a chip that’s 95% air could be so delicious.

27. Avril Lavigne

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Canada’s chief exports are maple syrup and horrible musical artists.

26. Trucker Hats

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I blame Ashton.

25. Early Cell Phones

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Hey, at least they had Snake.

24. Velour Sweatsuits

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Ever wanted to look, feel, and smell exactly like a stuffed animal?

23. Jackass Reruns

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I’m Johnny Knoxville, and this is the same episode you’ve seen 48 times.

22. From Justin to Kelly

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More like “From Box Office to Trash Can.”

21. Britney’s Bald Head

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Me at age 13 would definitely still hit it.

20. Cleaning Tamagatchi Poop

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Thank God PETA never lobbied for virtual pet rights.

19. Pokemon Above Number 151

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It turns out that you don’t actually have to catch ‘em all.

18. Slamball

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“How can we make white people good at basketball?” “Let’s make the entire court a trampoline.”

17. Finger Skateboards

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I’m only bitter because I never figured out how to do an ollie.

16. MySpace

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Let’s just pretend we never had accounts. It’s better that way.

15. Heely’s

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Poor idea, worse execution. Unless you liked the thought of wearing platform shoes that you could kinda roll downhill with.

14. Ripped Jeans

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We’re going to charge you 30 more dollars for 30% less denim.

13. Frosted Tips

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Any time you’re having a good day, just remember that at one point in your life you thought these were cool.

12. Portable CD Players

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It’s portable music! As long as you aren’t walking, jogging, shifting slightly, riding in a car, or moving in any way whatsoever. Anti-skip, my ass.

11. Primitive MP3 Players

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You guys! I can listen to the same 16 songs as many times as I want without burning a CD!

10. Ugg Boots

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Unleash your inner eskimo. It might be a 90 degree summer day, but at least you look fetch.

9. Ringback Tones

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“You know what I wish? I wish that every time I called Jimmy I got to hear 5-15 grainy seconds of 50 Cent’s ‘In Da Club.’” -No One, Ever

8. Recorders

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Alright kids, buy this $10 plastic flute so we can teach you a completely irrelevant skill.

7. Skateboarding

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When failure in a sport equals a grotesque and painful injury, you’re gonna have a bad time.

6. Ja Rule

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“WHAT WOULD I BE WITHOUT YOUUUUU?” A much happier person, apparently.

5. The XFL

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The players can date the cheerleaders!? How BADASS is that!? Too bad the football was mediocre. At least the beginning of the games were cool.

4. The Spice Girls Breakup

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I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want: A reunion tour.

3. Tom Green

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I wonder what back alley this guy is living in today?

2. Early Reality TV

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The tribe has spoken: these shows sucked.

1. Abercrombie & Fitch

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Because nothing makes you want to buy overpriced cargo shorts more than giant shirtless dude murals on the walls.

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  1. 7
    MickHaller

    As a kid I thought the movie Freddy Got Fingered with Tom Green was hilarious. Now, I often think about taking a bath and dropping the toaster in with me whenever I see it.

    Nice workMehLog in or sign up to reply. • 1 year ago
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    Marissa

    Girls still wear Uggs. And still think that they are cute for some reason…

    Nice workMehLog in or sign up to reply. • 1 year ago