We make fun of the duck face now, but in 2005 this was the only way to pose for a selfie. Bonus points if you gave the peace sign while doing the duck face. That was the only way to play the selfie game.
Why did we write on everything? We doodled on our sneakers, our back packs and our pants. Vandalizing all of our nice things was such a cool thing to do, right? Ugh, how did our parents deal with us destroying everything they paid for?
We saw Paris Hilton in the infamous tracksuit. Britney rocked it. Jessica Alba, Eva Longoria and Jennifer Lopez all sported the look. Lindsay Lohan even wore it on the red carpet. Admit it, it was on all of our Christmas Lists in 2005.
It seemed like a cool idea when you bought it. Then you bought it and it was sticky and sweaty and made loud noises every time you moved. It would last a week before it got a hole in it and it was a really stupid purchase. Really, really stupid.
Thanks, Avril (and Billie Joe Armstrong), for making everyone want to try to rock a tie. Ties as belts. Ties in our hair as headbands. Ties around our necks as ties. Ties here, ties there, ties were a dumb trend everywhere.
I don't think that sending an email from ILuvButts69@hotmail.com is going to get you the job of your dreams. Or sending your grandma a message from IHiThEbOng420@yahoo.com is going to go over very well. When it comes to email addresses, boring and simple is the way to go.