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13 things that will make any 00s teen Eminem fan feel absolutely ancient

‘Stan’ is older than some kids sitting the Leaving Cert this year.

IF YOU LOVED Eminem as a kid in early-noughties Ireland, join the club.

1. My Name Is was released 18 years ago

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2. The came The Real Slim Shady in 2000

Remember watching the video on MTV and being disgusted at this part?


3. You definitely had one of these on your Nokia 3310

Keep in mind, this is a magazine from 1999.


4. With your polyphonic Stan ringtone

Stan was released in 2000, people! There are people doing their Leaving Cert this year that were born after it was released.

5. Or sometimes you’d make your own

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6. Remember Hailie?

She looked like this .

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Remember the Mockingbird video?

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Well, now she looks like this:

She’s 21 and studying psychology at Michigan State.

 7. His first movie, 8 Mile, was released 15 years ago

He won his Oscar in 2003 for Lose Yourself, well deserved.

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8. Remember your mam finding this CD and have conniptions over you listening to it?

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9. Surely the likes of Mosh, Toy Soldiers, and Just Lose It aren’t that old?

No no, they are. They’re all on Encore, released 13 years ago.

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10. The dancer in the Just Lose It video now looks like

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11. You absolutely BEGGED your parents to let you go to his first Irish gig in 2003 in Punchestown

12. He was also the sole reason most people went to Oxegen in 2010

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13. But you finally realised you were getting too old for this shit when he played Slane five years ago

Fifty people arrested? We’ll go back to the discman.

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