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23 things that all Irish schoolgirls did in the 00s

Be honest.

IF YOU WERE a school girl in noughties Ireland, you’ll…


1. Have covered yourself in Glitter Babes products

2. Spent an entire class playing the Love Calculator

3. Swapped gel pens on a daily basis


4. Watched the OC religiously while lusting after Adam Brody

5. Wore Impulse body spray to feel fancy

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6. Covered your tin pencil cases with the name of the fella you fancy using Tipp-ex

7. Brought issues of Mizz into school to do the quizzes at lunchtime

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8. Got a braid on holidays so everyone would know you were in Spain

9. Had an MSN name of some ~emotional lyrics~

10. Had this Bang on the Door duvet set

11. Begged your mam for new Penneys PJs before going to a sleepover

12. Read Jacqueline Wilson and Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging and laughed at the rudey parts

13. Sent essays of notes to your friends despite being able to chat to them in 20 minutes

14. Begged your mam to bring you to Hairy Legs for some Nope, Susst, and Hobo gear


15. Your idea of gaming was the Sims and a dancemat

16. Took your mates out of your top friends on Bebo when they pissed you off

17. Fancied Jesse McCartney and Shane from Westlife

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18. Felt extremely jealous of anyone who had the pink motorola Razr

19. Had your first sample of alcohol in the form of a WKD

20. Loaded up your pink iPod mini with Westlife and Scooter songs

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21. Wore so much Juicy Tubes that your lips permanently looked like a glazed doughnut

22. Found out the first name of the person you were going to marry using your bus ticket

23. Were outright obsessed with Abercrombie until you eventually found a rip-off hoodie and all was right in the world

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