31 Ways to Tell If You Were a ’00s Kid

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People born in the ’80s and ’90s get all hyped up when they talk about their childhood memories and how it was simpler and much cooler back then. The only games they knew were played outside and the television shows were filled with values and lessons. For them, their era was the golden generation before technology took the world by storm.

But, it is time to hand over the crown to the 21st century kids who also have their own treasures and moments. After the decade , let us stroll down the memory lane and rekindle the awesomeness that the years of 2000s brought us.

1.  “Soulja Boy” was the most popular song in every corner of the street.

You know the "Soulja Boy" by heart

2.  You have seen and witnessed how Adam Sandler released a steady stream of movies over the years.

You saw all of Adam Sandler's movies even though your parents didn’t approve

3. You know “who lives in a pineapple under the sea”.

You know and loved the sponge that lives in a pineapple under the sea

4.  You were one of the first who were lucky enough to see “Avatar” in 3-D and it blew your freakin’ mind!

You went to see see "Avatar" and other movies in digital 3D and thought it was amazing

5.  You would prefer to text your friends instead of talking to them face to face.

Your main form of communication between friends was texting or IM

 

 

6.  Unfortunately, you were one of the many who watched 9/11 unfold Live on TV and to this day are scared of airplanes.

7.  You always made sure your Myspace layout was the best!

8.  You love to join Dora and Diego on their explorations.

Dora and Diego were your favorite explorers

9.  You have your own prejudice about The Simpsons until you saw their movie, and it turns out that you love them.

You thought the Simpsons sucked but still saw the movie and liked it

10.  You always root for the schemes of the adorable evil genius Stewie Griffin.

You impersonated somebody from "Family Guy" and your friends thought it was hilarious

 

 

11.  You thought everything was “gay”.

You thought everything was gay

12.  You didn’t understand any of the jokes in “The Hangover” but it was still your favorite movie.

You used to sneak around and watch movies like "The Hangover" and found out that you were too young to get the jokes but still laughed

13.  You dreamed of shooting a music video on a boat.

You wished you could make a music video on a boat

14.  You feel that you are in “the zone” when you sang every Lil Wayne song perfectly.

You thought you were beast when you perfected a Lil Wayne song

15.  You watched “Everybody Loves Raymond” with your parents during dinner.

You watched "Everybody Loves Raymond" with your parents

 

 

16. You only listened to Michael Jackson after his death.

You started to listen to Michael Jackson after he died

17.  You were torn between PS3 and Xbox, but decided that the latter was better when Xbox 360 came out.

You either had a PS3 or an XBOX but liked XBOX better when 360 came out

18.  You bought a Wii and a bunch of games but the “Mario” ones were your favorite

You bought a Wii and a bunch of games but the "Mario" ones were your favorite

19. You had mixed feelings about the Jonas Brothers.

You either loved or hated the Jonas Brothers

20.  You developed a major crush from either a Disney or Nickelodeon star.

You had a major crush from someone on Disney or Nick

 

 

21.  You wanted to have an awesome life in a hotel or a cruise ship just like Zack and Cody.

You wished you lived on a hotel or cruise ship like Zack and Cody

22.  You listened in songs like “Gives You Hell”, “Hollaback Girl”, or “Hot In Here”.

You giggled when you heard songs like "Gives You Hell", "Hollaback Girl", or "Hot In Here"

23.  Sudoku puzzles were a thing.

You or someone in your family was obsessed with Sudoku puzzles

24. You always love to watch shows and movies like “Kim Possible”, “Spy Kids”, “Agent Cody Banks”, and “Phineas and Ferb”.

You loved kid spy shows and movies like "Kim Possible", "Spy Kids", "Agent Cody Banks", and "Phineas and Ferb"

25.  You played “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band” all night long.

You played "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band" until your fingers stared cramping

 

 

26.  You cried in Pixar movies like “The Incredibles”, “Up!”, and “Finding Nemo”

You loved Pixar movies like "The Incredibles", "Up!", and "Finding Nemo"

27. “Fred” was pretty popular on YouTube

You watched "Fred" on YouTube

28. “iCarly” and “The Amanda Show” were totally the bomb!

"iCarly" and "The Amanda Show" were the funniest shows ever

29.  Miley Cyrus and Hillary Duff were two of your childhood crushes.

You were obsessed with Miley Cyrus and Hillary Duff

30.  DDR mats were pretty much a rave at your house.

You had a DDR mat at your house

31. You owned a Razor phone (most likely the pink one)

 

 

Now that you’ve read about the 2000s, want to read about the ’80s and ’90s? Check these stories out:

All the Reasons the ’90s Kids Had the Greatest Childhood Ever

Nostalgia Alert! The ’90s Are Back

 

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