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36 Y2K-Inspired Captions That’ll Give You Flashbacks To Your Butterfly Clip Days

These quotes are what dreams are made of.

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Pull out your butterfly clips and airbrushed tees, besties. The 2000s are back, and they’re better than ever before. Now that your favorite shows from the era, like Hannah Montana and That’s So Raven, are streaming on Disney+, you now take some style pointers from the naughties and have a newfound appreciation for trends like mini skirts, trucker hats, and sparkly bling that’s anything but cheugy. Chances are you’re rocking everything from Polly Pocket #looks to phone charms on Instagram or TikTok, which is why you need the very best Y2K-inspired captions ASAP.

While you’re pretty sure your BFFs would pick up on your 2000s-inspired style choices instantly, you know Y2K-themed quotes will really make them feel nostalgic for the good ol’ days. Way back when, aka 2004 or so, you and your besties would come home from school and turn on MTV Cribs, make friendship bracelets with letter beads, or jam to your Britney Spears CD. (Can you believe that Apple Music and Spotify weren’t a thing?)

Flash forward, not much has changed. You’re still spending your days looking up bracelet guides on Pinterest and figuring out how to style low-rise jeans for Instagram. You’re taking pics while the greatest hits from Destiny’s Child play in the background. The only thing missing is some Y2K-inspired captions that’ll give you and your followers all the (virtual) butterflies and flashbacks with some major naughties nostalgia. Ideally, your caption will make them want to text you something like, “Do you remember how hard it was to text on a flip phone?” or, “That post was hot.”

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  1. “It’s the 2000s. You’re bedazzling a pair of jeans in your room that’s covered in Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears posters. Life is good.”
  2. “Dressing up like it’s 2004? That’s *actually* hot.”
  3. “Hey, MTV. Welcome to my crib.” — MTV Cribs
  4. “Check out my new bling.”
  5. "My friends, aren't they something?" — Miley Stewart, Hannah Montana
  6. “It felt so good to fall in love.” — Destiny’s Child, “Brown Eyes”
  7. “That’s just, like, the rules of feminism.” — Gretchen Wieners, Mean Girls
  8. “This outfit has major Polly Pocket vibes.”
  9. “More butterflies, please.”
  10. “Sit back and let me pour out my love letter.” — Destiny’s Child, “Cater 2 U”
  11. “Does this mini skirt make you feel like it’s 2002?”
  12. “The only club I want to go to is Club Penguin.”
  13. “RIP to my Tamagotchi.”
  14. “Flare jeans over skinny jeans any day.”
  15. “If you need me, I’ll be sorting my Pokémon cards.”
  16. “Excuse me, where’s Limited Too?”
  17. “I keep on fallin' in and out of love with you.” — Alicia Keys, “Fallin’”
  18. “Make Mariah Carey proud. Wear an airbrushed tank.”
  19. “Automatic, supersonic, hypnotic, funky fresh.” — Ciara “One, Two Step (feat. Missy Elliott)”
  20. “Raised on Britney Spears and Bratz.”
  21. “Yoga pants walked so flare leggings could run.”
  22. “Amigas, cheetahs, friends for life.” — The Cheetah Girls and Belinda, “Amigas Cheetahs”
  23. “Big pants, little top.”
  24. “The category is flawsome.”
  25. “I think it’s time to re-introduce the velour tracksuit to my closet.”
  26. “Talk to the trucker hat.”
  27. “Drop your best away message in the comments.”
  28. “What? Like it’s hard?” — Elle Woods, Legally Blonde
  29. “That is just so typically me.” — Britney Spears, “Oops!...I Did It Again”
  30. “All my girls at the party.” — Janet Jackson, “All for You”
  31. “The 2000s called. They want their flip phone back.”
  32. “Oh, snap!” — Raven Baxter, That’s So Raven
  33. “Friends who make bracelets together, stay together.”
  34. “Lip gloss check.”
  35. “Couldn’t wait for the summer and the Warped Tour.” — blink-182, “The Rock Show”
  36. “Hey now, hey now. This is what dreams are made of.” — Lizzie McGuire, The Lizzie McGuire Movie