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19 signs you were a teenage Westlife obsessive

Were you a Shane gal or a Nicky gal?

SPIT ON US Westlife. The Irish boyband touched the lives of millions of tweens worldwide with their dulcet tones, leather jackets and floppy hair.

But were you a SUPER FAN? Or, still.

1. You’ve loved them from the moment you first saw that over-gelled hair

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2… and quickly vowed to marry a man with a blonde step or frosted tips

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3. You cried for days when Bryan left

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4… and remember the horrific shirt Nicky was wearing when they announced it

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5. You still know all the lyrics to this song despite it breaking your heart

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6. You know that open ties are cool


7. As well as sitting on stools

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8. You saw them in the o2 at least 4 times

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9. And smelled like them for most of your formative years

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10. You covered your school things in Westlife pictures

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11. As far as you’re concerned, Uptown Girl is their song

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12. You follow EVERYTHING they do now

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13. You know bizarre things about each member

Mark is terrified of birds and Bryan went to the same school as Mikey from Boyzone.

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14. You saw a panto or show just because Bryan’s sister was in it

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15. You went to one of their farewell tour dates in Croke Park and water-logged the stadium with your tears

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16. You’ve visited their hometowns in Sligo and Dublin

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17. You genuinely planned to get this when you were older

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18. And can almost tolerate Bertie because of his Nicky Byrne connections

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19. But most importantly, you live in hope that they’ll re-unite some day

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