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During my adolescence in the early 2000s, it was just becoming cool to be an outcast. People were putting quotes on their AOL Instant Messenger profiles like “You laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at you because you’re all the same”
The kissy-face emoji wasn’t a thing. Instead, if you liked someone, you coordinated a group hangout at the movies where everyone got dropped off in minivans. You’d ignore each other for the first twenty minutes, and then find common ground over how HILARIOUS this Fat Albert movie was.