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Subject: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: John Titor on 01/10/18 at 4:27 pm

I remember things just feeling weird with the CW, Ps3/wii, things were not bad tho, but it felt like a new era.
What was inthe00's feelings on the 2006/2007 school year ?
This goes for middle school, high school or college



I remember Gwen Stefani was at her peak, The Razor phone and sidekick was as well. Peak of Myspace as well.
Peak of pop punk. Aim was slowly going down in usage around this time, but people were still using it. I would say
85% of people used aim.  BLu Ray discs GOT HUGE this school year. PSP was in its prime. The general vibe in the school
was that the 2000's feeling was fleeting, this truly felt like the last real 2000's school year.


This was the last school year before the mall culture ended.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Zelek3 on 01/10/18 at 7:12 pm


I remember things just feeling weird with the CW, Ps3/wii, things were not bad tho, but it felt like a new era.
What was inthe00's feelings on the 2006/2007 school year ?
This goes for middle school, high school or college

No elementary? No fair!

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: 2001 on 01/10/18 at 10:52 pm

I really liked it overall. I started feeling more comfortable with the popular culture. The whole Pimp My Ride PSP culture of 2004-early 2006 wasn't my style.

The first time I started feeling "with it" is when movies like Borat, Idiocracy, and The Last King of Scotland. They were more high brow (I consider the humour in Borat high brow yeah) and I enjoyed them.

Then there were the video games. I got into high school in late 2006. I had no friends back then, one day I just sat on the floor in the hallway and started playing Mario Kart DS. A girl came up to me and asked me what I was playing, and it turns out she was a Nintendo fangirl too. That was the first friend I made in two years. I was so hyped for the Wii. I got it on my 14th birthday, February 2007. Being honest it was a very disappointing console but the hype was real.

I remember the PS3 being hyped to high heaven. My Business Studies teacher said it was going to be a game-changer. Just the day before release, he asked "who's going to the mall tomorrow for the big event?" and no one knew what the hell he was talking about. "Guys, the PS3 is coming out! The world is going to change forever!" hahaha. Everyone else was like "I think my PS2 is fine", "My PS2 still plays DVDs, that's all I use it for" ;D He was a Sony fanboy but God damn he was so hot, my raging teenage hormones  :-[

Speaking of teenage hormones, I truly feel like this was when I hit the 'real' part of adolescence. It's like something went off in my brain, and I went from being a child to a young adult/core teenage years. I just started acting a lot more mature. I was done with my pre-teen rock rebel phase. I started taking of my appearance, started doing my hair every time I went out. No more walking out in sweatpants for me LOL

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Rainbowz on 01/11/18 at 10:08 am



this truly felt like the last real 2000's school year.


More like 2007-2008. ;)

That school year was the peak of late 2000’s culture.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Longaotian00 on 01/11/18 at 1:47 pm


More like 2007-2008. ;)

That school year was the peak of late 2000’s culture.


2007-2008 was the last core 2000s year. However, the true 2000s were leaving in the 06-07 year

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: John Titor on 01/11/18 at 2:15 pm


2007-2008 was the last core 2000s year. However, the true 2000s were leaving in the 06-07 year


you could feel in as early as feb

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Longaotian00 on 01/11/18 at 2:40 pm


you could feel in as early as feb


Feb 06?

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: John Titor on 01/11/18 at 4:10 pm


Feb 06?


feb 2007

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Slim95 on 01/11/18 at 8:50 pm

The 2006/2007 school year was a solid late 2000s school year. It felt normal to me and not really weird. In this school year you noticed how much things have changed especially technologically in 2006. It was definitely the modern part of the decade.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Slim95 on 01/11/18 at 8:51 pm


2007-2008 was the last core 2000s year. However, the true 2000s were leaving in the 06-07 year

The true 2000s were gone after 2005.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Longaotian00 on 01/11/18 at 8:54 pm


The true 2000s were gone after 2005.


Where I live, they remained until about August of '06. Early/Mid 2006 felt very similarly to 2005

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Longaotian00 on 01/11/18 at 9:08 pm


The 2006/2007 school year was a solid late 2000s school year. It felt normal to me and not really weird. In this school year you noticed how much things have changed especially technologically in 2006. It was definitely the modern part of the decade.


Where I'm at, in Mid 2006 I had a CRT TV, I was using dial up still, we used VHS not DVDs, analogue camera. In '07 we used none of that stuff.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: 80sfan on 01/12/18 at 12:15 am

2006 felt like The Year Of Social Media!  :-X

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: John Titor on 01/12/18 at 10:41 am

I remember when ps3 and wii and came out, the vibe felt very advanced lol

Who can forget the Iphone hype that started early that year

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: ZeldaFan20 on 01/12/18 at 2:20 pm


Where I live, they remained until about August of '06. Early/Mid 2006 felt very similarly to 2005


Thats how it was everywhere ;D. Well maybe except in Alberta where Silm's from :-X

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Zelek3 on 01/12/18 at 3:32 pm

From what I remember in elementary school, the 2006-2007 school year was definitely the one where Early Gen Z kid culture had fully arrived. The WB and UPN became the CW, Hannah Montana was entering its peak popularity, Gen Y childhood shows like Yu Yu Hakusho, Chapelle Show, Bernie Mac Show, Malcolm in the Middle, Charmed, Inuyasha, Yu Gi Oh, That 70s Show (last season sucked though), Xiaolin Showdown, Teen Titans, Justice League Unlimited, etc. ended their original runs, the Wii and PS3 came out, HDTVs were rising in popularity, the Lilo and Stitch franchise ended, and more. John was in high school then though so she wouldn't have sensed these childhood-transition vibes, lol.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Slim95 on 01/12/18 at 4:58 pm


Thats how it was everywhere ;D. Well maybe except in Alberta where Silm's from :-X

No it isn't like that everywhere... Firstly, every place you live and your own personal experience is dependent on culture. Secondly, it was not like that in the U.S. Most people started hearing about YouTube in the summer of 2006. Music has also changed this time becoming more electronic like Justin Timberlake's song Sexy Back. Then you had hip hop changing and incorporating some late '00s style synths. Technology was changing in 2006. I didn't have a flat screen TV yet but those were getting popular. Bad Disney movies like High School Musical came out in early 2006. The 2005 - 2006 school year was quite changeful as well. The "late 2006 shift" is still there but you saw hints of changes earlier in the year as well. This was the year technology was changing so much.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: ZeldaFan20 on 01/12/18 at 6:34 pm


No it isn't like that everywhere... Firstly, every place you live and your own personal experience is dependent on culture. Secondly, it was not like that in the U.S. Most people started hearing about YouTube in the summer of 2006.


Further proving my point ;D.


Music has also changed this time becoming more electronic like Justin Timberlake's song Sexy Back.

And when did Sexy Back came out? Oh yeah:

Single: July 18th 2006

Entire Album: September 8th 2006

And recorded during 2005-2006


Then you had hip hop changing and incorporating some late '00s style synths. Technology was changing in 2006. I didn't have a flat screen TV yet but those were getting popular. Bad Disney movies like High School Musical came out in early 2006. The 2005 - 2006 school year was quite changeful as well. The "late 2006 shift" is still there but you saw hints of changes earlier in the year as well. This was the year technology was changing so much.

I'll give you that, the 2005-06' year was certainly changeful and more tech focused as the 2004-2005 school year. However, culturally many mid 2000's trends were arguably at their zenith that year, despite Late 2000s trends rising. But notice the 2005-2006 school year includes... wait for it... the years 2005 & 2006. Culture, therefore, didn't change overnight from Dec 31st 2005 to January 1st 2006. The Late 2000s seeds were in place already in 2005 (Launch of The Office and How I Met Your Mother, Xbox 360 released, iPod rising massively in popularity, etc.), but grew steadily in popularity throughout 2006. By the end of 2006, the oncoming Late 2000s trends had overtaken the Mid 2000s trends.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Slim95 on 01/12/18 at 6:51 pm


Further proving my point ;D.


And when did Sexy Back came out? Oh yeah:

Single: July 18th 2006

Entire Album: September 8th 2006

And recorded during 2005-2006


I'll give you that, the 2005-06' year was certainly changeful and more tech focused as the 2004-2005 school year. However, culturally many mid 2000's trends were arguably at their zenith that year, despite Late 2000s trends rising. But notice the 2005-2006 school year includes... wait for it... the years 2005 & 2006. Culture, therefore, didn't change overnight from Dec 31st 2005 to January 1st 2006. The Late 2000s seeds were in place already in 2005 (Launch of The Office and How I Met Your Mother, Xbox 360 released, iPod rising massively in popularity, etc.), but grew steadily in popularity throughout 2006. By the end of 2006, the oncoming Late 2000s trends had overtaken the Mid 2000s trends.

Yeah I can agree with that. It's not like everything changed in an instant and there were still mid 2000s trends in 2006 but that was still the first year where you had predominately late 2000s stuff.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: Zelek3 on 01/12/18 at 8:40 pm


Bad Disney movies like High School Musical came out in early 2006.

You think that because you just were aging out of the kid culture at the time and it was starting to shift more to Gen Z than Gen Y.

To those over 30, ALL Disney Channel movies are bad. Just look at their IMDb ratings; even the "classic" ones like Cadet Kelly have bad ratings.

Subject: Re: The 2006/2007 school year was so weird lol

Written By: 2001 on 01/12/18 at 9:03 pm


I remember when ps3 and wii and came out, the vibe felt very advanced lol

Who can forget the Iphone hype that started early that year


Some people in my class had the Vista beta before it fully released. I had a custom start up screen on my laptop that looked similar to Vista's and fooled a couple of people ;D

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