The scene is constantly evolving, and while some things will forever be frozen in time on your long-lost Myspace profile, there are a few popular items that may have escaped your memory. Read on for a nostalgia-filled trip down memory lane.


These adorable dead pets became even cooler once they were endorsed by everyone from Juliet Simms (in her Automatic Loveletter days) to All Time Low.

Happy Bunny

The witty phrases from the one and only Happy Bunny were on everything from slippers to keychains, offering a variety of platforms for your favorite cheery insults.


These plush dolls started as just a sketch in a love letter, but quickly rose in popularity within the scene and elsewhere. It was revealed in mid-2015 that STX Entertainment plans to remind you why you loved them with an animated flick, according to Variety.

Emily the Strange

This moody teen was definitely relatable to all who identified with her somewhat dark outlook on life. In April 2013, creator Rob Reger launched a Kickstarter that successfully funded a live-action look at Emily and her band, the Strangers, with the catchy single “Calling All Guitars.”


Everyone’s favorite brown, furry monster originated in Japan but quickly grew in popularity in the U.S. and particularly the scene after being adapted for a manga. Domo was then seen everywhere from ads for Target and 7-Eleven to a stage on the 2013 Warped Tour.

Happy Tree Friends

The scene was so into these cute yet gruesome little creatures that even Fall Out Boy embraced them. The foursome were transformed into cartoon characters living in the Happy Tree Friends world for the “Carpal Tunnel Of Love” video from 2007’s Infinity On High.

Invader Zim

This Nickelodeon cartoon is responsible for classic scene memories such as “The Doom Song,” which undeniably got stuck in your head at one point or another.

Spiky earrings

It’s hard to forget the phenomenon of the thin jelly bracelets lining the arms of scene kids everywhere, but their Claire’s shelf counterpart was considered just as rad at the time.

Before the Twilight series ignited the late 2000s fascination with all things blood-sucker, there was this booming social network that offered an alternative to its more mainstream counterparts.