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What can 10 yuan buy in China in the 1960s? [Copy link] 中文

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smuffy Post time: 2015-5-27 16:06
11) White Rabbit Candy
10 Yuan got you two kg of White Rabbit candy back in the day. Now you can buy ...

I remembered trying desperately to remove the paper wrappings for this sweet. Didn't quite like the idea of letting the paper melt in the mouth.

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For two bob I got a large app,e pie, a soft drink, a bag of lollies and an icecream today two bob gets you nothing

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I can remember that in 1980s a fried chicken costed 3-5yuan, but nowadays a fried chicken will cost 30-50yuan.
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Excellent comparison and it contrasts the rise in prices very well
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The first new car I bought in 1974 cost less than what I pay every month for rent now.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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