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22 Signs You Were a Bit of a Chav In The `00s

Before smartphones and Netflix came around there were so many other ways for us to spend our time. Checking out new football boots in SportsDirect, breaking your computer by using LimeWire and changing your MSN name every day.

The early noughties brought a whole subculture. Chances are if you recognise anything here, then you were in it.

1. You did this with your socks

And you were probably rocking some Adidas poppers and all.

TrackiesTuckedSocks

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2. Trainers were a big deal

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via sportsdirect.com

3. As was your hairstyle. So you obviously stuck your fringe down onto your forehead

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via dailymail.co.uk

4. And used something that looked like this to do it

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via treacyadvertising.co.nz

5. If your barber was up to it, you might have ended up with one of these

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via http://slodive.com/

6. And then embarrassingly covered it up in school with this

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via safestchina.com

7. Gold jewellery

Sovereign ring, check. Gold chain, check. Diamond stud, check.

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via independent.co.uk

8. You had to smell the business too

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via discountted.com.au

9. If you just had a birthday or it was after Christmas, you definitely used these

Aftershave

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10. So many stripes

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via nrgm.fi

11. Why would you wear a two strap bag when you could wear one of these?

And your mates definitely ripped the velcro every day.

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12. So sometimes you just wore this bad boy

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13. You spoke an entirely different language

Yeh seen bruv’, safe, gotta merk dat wasteman. Solid.

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via thedrinksbusiness.com

14. If you had to wear a tie to school it probably ended up like this

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via telegraph.co.uk

15. School shoes were a tough choice

SchoolShoes

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16. You met your mates on the street to just ‘hang about’

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via cornerstonegroup.files.wordpress.com

17. You probably had one of these to play with

Wallie, Heads and Volleys, Keepy Uppys, One Bounce.

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via deviantart.net

18. And you would make the loser do this

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via dmcdn.net

19. You listened to music with just one headphone in on your 64mb mp3 player

Eminem, Oxide & Neutrino, Blazin’ Squad, So Solid Crew, Lethal Bizzle, Devlin, More Fire Crew.

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via dailymail.co.uk

20. Never smiled in photos

You scowled and sometimes threw up a gang sign or the middle finger.

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via pinimg.com

21. You spent a lot of your time with your hand like this

Without ever knowing why.

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via http://i.imgur.com/

22. And finally, you probably made an underground mixtape with your mates

Brraaaaaappp.

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