18 Ways The Mall Saved Your Teenage Years, As Told By GIFs

When Your Parents Dropped You Off You Had A Small Slice Of Freedom

Glee: The Complete Fourth Season
Glee: The Complete Fourth Season

You were finally free to be yourself!

But You Were EVEN COOLER If You Had Your Own Wheels

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Youtube

Look at you, straight flossin.

You Felt Like A Complete Bad Ass When You And Your Friends Skipped 6th Period To Go To The Mall

GBF
GBF

You only took the popular kids with you, leaving all the other nerds behind and sad.

You Were Cool

The Devil Wears Prada (Full Screen Edition)
The Devil Wears Prada (Full Screen Edition)

SO COOL

Saved by the Bell: The Complete Collection
Saved by the Bell: The Complete Collection

The absolute PINNACLE of high school awesomeness.

But You Were Young So The Mall Was The Only Place You Could Go Out, But You Looked Cute When You Did

The Devil Wears Prada (Full Screen Edition)
The Devil Wears Prada (Full Screen Edition)

Seems utterly ridiculous to get dressed up to go to the mall now, doesn’t it? Actually, hahaha, when was the last time your adult self went to the mall anyway?

When You Got Grounded Your Life Was Basically Over As Your Social Life Depended On Being At The Mall

Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23: The Complete Series
Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23: The Complete Series

You Went To Spencer’s And Laughed At All The Sex Toys And Gag Gifts

Austin Powers 1-3 Collection
Austin Powers 1-3 Collection

It was the very first place you saw a “Mean people suck. Nice people swallow” t-shirt!

You Loved Going To The Food Court Where You Ate Chick-Fil-A

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Youtube

It. is. so. good.

The Mall Was The Best Place To Take A Date

30 Rock: Season Three
30 Rock: Season Three

Dinner and a movie all under one roof!

You Walked Around Aimlessly For Hours And Tried On Clothes You Couldn’t Afford

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion

Or you’d see if you could steal them just to spice things up!

You Went To Bath And Body Works And Tried On All The Spritzes

Glee: The Complete Fourth Season
Glee: The Complete Fourth Season

Cucumber Melon 4 life. Everything else is sub-par.

The Mall Told You Everything You Needed To Know About Being Popular

The Simple Life: Season Two - Road Trip
The Simple Life: Season Two – Road Trip

All the coolest music was at the FYE.

You Got Your First Part-Time Job At The Mall, Which Meant Having Your Own Money!

The Simpsons: The Complete Sixth Season
The Simpsons: The Complete Sixth Season

But by the time your parents stopped giving you gas money because you had a job now, things got a bit too real.

After Working At The Mall You Started To Get Sick of The Place And The Idiots Who Shop There

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Youtube

IF I HAVE TO HEAR THAT FUCKING “ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU” MARIAH CAREY SONG ONE. MORE. TIME.

All The Cute Boys You Liked Worked At The Mall And You Would Pop By Their Work

Man of Steel (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD with UltraViolet)
Man of Steel (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD with UltraViolet)

Hiiiiiiiiiiii.

There Was Nothing Better Than Going To Wet Seal/Forever 21/Bakers/dELiA’s For All The Hottest Looks

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Youtube

Gurl you are like so major in that glitter crop top rn.

But Even Though You Lived In The Mall As A Teenager, Since Moving Away You Avoid It Like The Plague

Project Runway: The Complete Eighth Season
Project Runway: The Complete Eighth Season

Better to not run into all the idiots you went to high school with. TC mark

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