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12 Things Every Avril Lavigne Fan Remembers From 2002

From hanging out with guitarist Evan to kissing a fan's foot, do you remember these classic Lavigne moments?

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When you could get emo just by looking at the 'Let Go' cover


Avril's eyes could pierce your soul.

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When she went everywhere with her guitarist

Avril Lavigne, Evan Taubenfeld & Fred Durst during MTV Icon - Metallica - Show at Universal Studios Stage 12 in Universal Cit
Chris Polk/FilmMagic

Evan Taubenfeld was her right-hand man, and we all thought they were secretly in love. Here they are with Fred Durst.

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When she kissed a fan's bare foot on 'TRL'

Remember how awkward and down-to-earth she was?

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When she did the devil horns like every two minutes

Avril Lavigne during Avril Lavigne at the Viper Room at Viper Room in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff
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Honestly, she made this face in every picture.

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When she put a cockroach in her mouth

During the making of the "Sk8er Boi" video, Lavigne was dared by director Francis Lawrence to put a dead bug on her tongue for 10 seconds. She got $100.

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When you debated the 'I'm With You' lyrics

Was it a "damn cold night" or "damp cold night"????

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When you had to borrow your dad's necktie

Avril Lavigne performs at Irving Plaza in New York City. 7/31/02  Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect
Scott Gries/ImageDirect

To best emulate Avril's rebellious look.

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When she cameo'd in this video with Sum 41 members

This was Treble Charger's biggest hit before they disbanded.

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When she opened the 2002 VMAs

On the Radio City Music Hall marquee!

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When she played the AOL sessions

Classic World Wide Web content.

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When you had to ward off all your middle school friends calling her a 'poser'

All those people saying she was a wanna-be punk were soooo annoying.

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When you first heard 'Sk8r Boi'

And that twist ending!

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