remember when 2 dollers and 50 cents was a lot of money?

Discussion in 'The Whiners' started by Sunnie, May 18, 2004.

  1. Sunnie

    Sunnie Jes-Jes

    My dad used to pick me and my younger brother up from school once a week. He'd give us a dollar to buy candy with, and every week I'd go without candy so I could save up my dollars. After a couple of weeks I could buy an Archie Comic book.
    I miss 5cent candies.
  2. FunkyPhreshMama

    FunkyPhreshMama Visitor

    i used to get three dollars allowance to clean my room when i was 5, i thought it was so much money. now days $1000 dont seem like a lot since i have to pay bills n shit all the timei mean i know it is a lot but once you pay rent, electric, phone and any other crazy shit that comes up its all gone........
  3. I remember when I lost a tooth, I got $2.50 from the tooth fairy, and I thought I was rich!! That was the most money the tooth fairy left me. I usually only got 25 or 50 cents, but it was the Pow Wow weekend, so the toothfairy thought I needed a little extra spending money. That's what my mom told me when I was so amazed at my riches!
  4. Caitlin

    Caitlin Member

    It really depends on how you look at it. If I was going shopping for instance, 2.50 would be nothing...yet if I'm at school, and I want to get something for lunch, 2.50 is really happening
  5. Caitlin

    Caitlin Member

    Why does Archie have checkerboard patterns in his hair?
  6. Sunnie

    Sunnie Jes-Jes

    Hey! I was 9. Back off.
  7. VanAstral

    VanAstral Member

    now... depends where y'are... $2.50 america'll go far in a lot of places.
  8. Fractual_

    Fractual_ cosmos factory

    shit it still is for some people.

    you can get a 40 oz for 2.50!
  9. Sage-Phoenix

    Sage-Phoenix Imagine

    I'm a Brit so $2.50 is pretty meaningless. How much would that be in pounds?

    Well okay for the sake of argument I'll go with £2.50.
    It was a lot when I was child. It could get me a magazine and weeks supply of sweets/candy (I didn't eat that much) from the local corner shop. My brother and I used to cycle there.
    Now days said amount in said shop gets me one night to a night and a half (depending on the movie) DVD rental.


  10. kier

    kier I R Baboon

    in my day.....

    hehehe :p

    i used to get about half the pocket money other kids would get round here, i was happy though....i have saved up money, and am quite good with it :) though i do like shopping, i try not to let the money in my account go down over a yeah!
  11. Orsino

    Orsino Member

    I bet you could go to tijuana a get a kilo for $2.50 :D
  12. sitareric

    sitareric Banned

    Now thas responsible money managment!!:p
  13. May Aizelle

    May Aizelle Member

    I miss penny candies..

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