11/13/2012 04:25 pm ET

The Trending 20: Teens Tweet About Awkward Middle School Years

"The Trending 20" is a regular series where we round up interesting, informative and hilarious tweets from worldwide Twitter trending topics, fueled by young tweeters on the interwebs. Have one to submit? Give us a shout @HuffPostTeen.

Let's face it: There's nothing about middle school life that isn't awkward. Today, teens on Twitter from around the world came together to share in a cringe-worthy reflection on their sixth grade years. From a universal obsession with gel pens to an existence free from the burdens of being a boy band superfan, pre-high school life was not only LOL-worthy, but, according to these tweeters, easier in a lot of ways. Do you agree?

Click through 20 of our favorite tweets from the worldwide trending topic #in6thgrade and share your own memories in the comments below!

In 6th Grade...
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