Growing up in the ’00s, there were plenty of things we all did (whether we want to admit it or not). There we foods we all obsessed over, shows we couldn’t stop watching, and it’s safe to say everyone had an embarrassing AIM screenname we would never reveal to our boss today. While we look back in shame, those were the best of times–where literally everything was safe and no one elected a Cheeto as President of the United States.
1. Really chunky highlights were your signature.
2. Spending every weekend at the mall, but you only had $20 so you would buy ONE t-shirt from Hollister or Abercrombie.
3. Scrunched hair with straight bangs was hot.