Pacman. Rubix Cubes. Ferris Bueller. Side Ponies. Scrunchies. The Babysitters Club. LipSmacker. WonderBall Chocolate. Power Rangers. Parachute Pants. Back to the Future. The list can go on, but the sweet sensation of nostalgia can turn bitter when you think about how much easier life seemed back then.
And the prices? Totally clutch.
But, what if those $2 movie tickets weren’t actually cheaper by today’s standards? What about computers? Or houses?
What if our perception of price increases are completely wrong?
Were the 1980’s really better than current times?