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Old 02-08-2017, 03:05 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Cujo
It's all relative to the local income though isn't it.
If average income is equivalent to 50 dollars a month then 13 for a bottle of booze is a lot.
This is true. Its still informative though, especially when you aren't making money in the local currency. Or spending in it for that matter...

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Originally Posted by fishlocker
(In the states) have eggs for 99cents a dozen and milk at under 3 dollars per gallon.
Food is cheap in the US right now. Its weird because a few years back when gas was pricey it seemed like every other week the food prices would increase.

Now, I am convinced there must be some deflation happening. A sampling of my local sales ads this week (these prices are typical):




Boneless skinless chicken breast-$1.77/lb

Whole milk, 1 gallon-$1.89

Large cantaloupe-75 cents (for the whole thing, not per pound)

Blueberries, 6 ounces-75 cents

Hass Avacados-3 for $1

1 Pound of sharp all natural aged cheddar-$1.99

Red cherries, one pound-88 cents

18 large eggs-$1

Strawberries, 1 pound-87 cents



I could go on. Been like this for almost two years now. Its unreal
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