When you were 18….

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Post # 2
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2018 - UK

1. Popular movie was the first LOTR, tv show was the wire, song was Lose Yourself

2. Food – I’m going to say milkshake, there was a new cafe near my college which did amazing flavours 

3. Was at college full time but also worked in McDonalds

4. Hangout was a local nightclub, which was awful…

5. Struggling to think of a craze, I know emo style and Slipknot hoodies were big among my peers

Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

1. A popular a.)movie and tv show were…Batman Begins and Lost

                  b.) song was…  Golddigger (Kanye) Just a lil bit (50 cent)

2. Food that you ate all the time? Burritos from this one “Mexican” place 

3.  Did you work? Yup, waitressed during the school year and lifeguard in the summer

4. Where was your hangout place? The barn with my horse

5. Name one current event or popular culture craze that year  Livestrong bracelets, Motorola Razr phones, double popped collars, “Solow” flared leggings…oh the early 2000’s

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

 

2002 UK
1. A popular a.)movie and tv show were…I cannot remember what I used to watch. Perhaps Big Brother actually as it was on its first few series 

                  b.) song was…   Shaggy’s It Wasn’t Me was pretty big. 50 Cent In Da Club was big too but that was around my 19th birthday. Apparently that was playing when I met my husband 🤷🏼‍♀️

2. Food that you ate all the time? Cafe Nero stuff as it was the only coffee shop where you could smoke inside and me and all my friends smoked 

3.  Did you work? Yep, at Claire’s Accessories 

4. Where was your hangout place? Cafe Nero or The Regal Pub – we spent so much time getting drunk in there 

5. Name one current event or popular culture craze that year polyphonic ring tones were a big thing. And programming ringtones into your Nokia phone 

Post # 5
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Busy bee

Fun thread!!

1. A popular a.)movie and tv show were…   Movie: Meet the Parents, TV: The West Wing 

                  b.) song was…   The Thong Song (LOL)

2. Food that you ate all the time? Was really getting into sushi – it was still a newer thing in my area 

3.  Did you work? Nope. Was in college.

4. Where was your hangout place? Dorm rooms/college parties

5. Name one current event or popular culture craze that year: The Y2K hysteria, the huge mess of the Gore v. Bush election and “hanging chads”. Ooof…

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2016

1. A popular

a.)movie and tv show were… Iron Man/Grey’s Anatomy

b.) song was…I Kissed a Girl Katy Perry

2. Food that you ate all the time? No idea.

3.  Did you work? Yup as a lifeguard at the local pool

4. Where was your hangout place? Local pizza shop

5. Name one current event or popular culture craze that year – Obama was elected that year and it was the first year I could vote!

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

I was 18 in 1995….

1) Movie- Toy Story (the original), song- Gangsta’s Paradise, Tv show- Friends.

2) I ate Taco Bell a lot.

3) I worked at Hollywood Video

4) The Oklahoma Federal Building bombing

Post # 8
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: Dorset, UK

1. A popular a.)movie and tv show were…  Ummm I think friends was in its final season lol 

                  b.) song was…   Can’t remember

2. Food that you ate all the time? I was in my first year of university so it was a lot of pasta, bread and noodles lol 

3.  Did you work? I was studying for my degree at university and worked part-time in customer services for Vodafone. My soul was crushed 

4. Where was your hangout place? K2 the rock bar inside our student union

5. Name one current event or popular culture craze that year – I honestly can’t remember, I wasn’t even on social media back then so I think a lot of culture crazes passed me by, but for me this was my dye my hair, get tattoos and a lip ring phase! lol 

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2019

I turned 18 in Dec 2007, so I’ll do this for 2008 because for that full year I was 18

 

1. A popular a.)movie and tv show were: Gossip Girl was EVERYTHING

                  b.) song was:   ‘Apple bottom jeans, boots with the fuurrrr (with the FUURRRR)’

2. Food that you ate all the time? I really got into Thai red bull (which is like syrup and came in short fat cans bought from the Asian grocer). SO BUZZED ALL THE TIME 

3.  Did you work? In a few pubs to fund uni

4. Where was your hangout place? A bar called Shenanigans in Perth WA. They had Karaoke on Thursdays and it was LIT

5. Name one current event or popular culture craze that year. KRudd said sorry and the right wing got all butthurt about it

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

When I was 18.

1. Popular movie was Mean girls. Popular song was This Love by Maroon 5.

2. Food that I ate all the time – bueno chocolate 

3. In a local cafe for my gap year

4. Where did I hang out? Church. Ha the time in my life when I was brainwashed by the Pentecostal church. 

5. Popular trends – trucker hats, von Dutch, Paris Hilton, the OC – Misha Barton was queen. 

Take me back. Youth is wasted on the young 👏🙌

 

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2018
  1. T-Pain song ‘I’m Sprung’ was really big and I really loved the Backstreet Boys song ‘Incomplete’. I remember going to see Chronicles of Narnia at the movies.
  2. I’m sure I ate the same food as I do now – Mexican, Italian etc.
  3. I was working at a Jewelry store.
  4. I was out partying every weekend.
  5. IPod Nano had come out and I sooo wanted one.
Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2019 - Turkey

1. A popular TV series :Lie to me 

Movie: Crazy, Stupid, Love. 

                   

2. Food that you ate all the time? Crepe with chicken. 

 

3. Did you work? No, I was at the university. 

 

4. Where was your hangout place? Etiler, İstanbul. Cafes close to my university. 

 

5. Name one current event or popular culture craze that year : the YouTube makeup culture started to become popular and I was living for it. 

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