18 Things That Were Cool 10 Years Ago

If you did at least five of these things, then congratulations! You were cool in 2005.

It seems only yesterday that accessing the Internet from our phones still seemed light years away, Mr & Mrs Smith were creating some serious chemistry on the big screen, and we were cheering Lance Armstrong to the finish line during the Tour De France. How much things change in a decade!  

Here's our list of 18 things that were cool 10 years ago.

1. If you were really cool, you even had a camera on your flip phone

2. Hair streaks on men. They were still a thing

3. As was man liner

4. And being totally punk rock like Avril Lavigne and wearing pink streaks in our hair

5. And if you were all alone on a Saturday night, you went to your local Blockbuster store and rented King Kong, or Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

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6. Following Lily Allen on Myspace before she hit it big

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7. Hearing Crazy Frog for the first time and wishing you hadn’t. Then getting it stuck in your head for days

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8. A visible g-string paired with low-cut jeans was the height of cool. Extra points for a cropped shrug

9. Boho was everywhere (and so was Paris Hilton)

10. An evening dress wasn’t glam unless it was satin

11. But it was Gwen Stefani who showed us where fashion was really at. Hollaback Gurl!

12. You cried real tears when Destiny’s Child officially broke up. (But being secretly relieved because we all like Beyonce best anyway)

13. And were totally jealous of your friend’s CD car stacker

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14. You seriously considered trading in your Astra for a Volkswagen Beetle. In the brightest colour possible

15. And thought for a fleeting moment that you needed a Bluetooth earpiece

16. You rushed out to buy a ‘Vote For Pedro’ T-shirt and couldn’t stop quoting Napoleon Dynamite to save yourself

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17. You saved up for an iPod Nano

18. And finally, you wore at least one rubber bracelet for whatever charity you thought was worthy

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What was your favourite thing about 2005? Let us know by commenting below!

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Posted by Bruce190Report
My ipod NANO still works after all this time, though ipod MINI works well too.