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QUIZ: Can You Remember What These Items Cost in 1997?

In honor of DealNews' 20th anniversary, see if you can remember what an Apple laptop, a cell phone, a Big Mac, and more common items cost back in the year of our birth.
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Stephen Slaybaugh is a Brooklyn-based writer with more than 20 years experience. In addition to his work for DealNews, he publishes The Agit Reader music webzine and has written for The Village Voice, Paste, The Big Takeover, and many other publications.
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30%, great year though
Not sure about '95 but I know around '95 McDonalds would have specials where the Big Mac was $.99 or 2 for $2. The meal was also $2.99 for the longest time. When it jumped above $3 it seemed the price moved up quickly from there. That's good though. In high school I could put multiple Big Macs away in a sitting and never see the difference. That would certainly no longer be true.
Lindsay Sakraida (DealNews)
Oh I see, it shows up at the end. I did fairly mediocre!
Lindsay Sakraida (DealNews)
I think we need to know what the average score is!
10%.....humiliating! The only one I got right was the price of postage.
Who cares?
Lindsay Sakraida (DealNews)
In 1997, I was spending mad babysitting money so I didn't pay super close attention to prices. And also I predominantly shopped at Delia's.
5/10 or 50%
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