Friday , 15 December 2017

Things Every British Schoolgirl Did In The ’00s

“Am I ‘Charlie Red’ or ‘So…. Kiss Me!’ today?”

Spent ages playing the “Love Calculator” and working out which way of doing it would give you the best result.

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 Played M.A.S.H. during rainy day lunch breaks.

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And you’d do both of these with your huge collection of gel pens.

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Bought individually from the counter in WH Smiths, of course.

Agonised over which body spray to buy from Superdrug.

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Red was the sexiest, everyone knew that.


Perfectly applied hair mascara for that casual sunkissed look.

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Covered yourself in body glitter.

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Eventually, you’d learn about only applying it to your collarbones and cheekbones from an article in Mizz.

Sprayed a thick layer of hair glitterall over your head.

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Bought one of these for each of your best friends every time you went on holiday.

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Tried to keep your holiday hair braid in for as long as possible.

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Begged your mum to buy you the sassy tops from Tammy Girl.

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Watched SM:TV Live every Saturday morning.

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And sang along to Wonky Donkey and the Pokemon Rap.

Spent ages creating the perfect cool MSN name.

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Flirted with SmarterChild whenever you were bored.

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Owned loads of “Bang On The Door” stationary.

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Nudged your friends on MSN if they weren’t paying enough attention to you.

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Kept your P.E. kit in a Jane Norman bag.

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Or La Senza, if you felt like being scandalous.

Read all the Jacqueline WIlson books.

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Made you and your crush get married in Sims 2.

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Then killing him* eventually when he was a jerk.

*his Sim, that is.

Went bowling but spent the entire time playing Dance Dance Revolution in the arcade.

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Wrote love messages to your BFFs on Bebo.

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Agonised who would go into your top 8 on MySpace.

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Got married to your best friend on Facebook.

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Took long baths with bath pearls you bought from the Body Shop.

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Lusted after the D&G Motorola Razr.

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But actually, you were just glad to finally have a phone at all.

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Even if it was a monstrosity like the Nokia 7600.

Went through a phase where you wore Jack Wills all the time.

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Teamed with trackie b’s and some fake Uggs, probably.

Desperately want to be Marissa, Sugar or Effie.

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And of course, drank way too much Smirnoff Ice.

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