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The ($00.9999 or 99.99¢) Store.

Posted in Buying Shit! with tags , , on March 31, 2009 by tikimexican

When I was a kid, a dollar was a decent amount of cash. If your parents or uncles/aunts handed you a buck to keep you occupied, you’d have a nice walk of anticipation to the store to grab a can of soda, a bag of chips, and a Lil Debbie snack cake. In that era, the dollar store was a safe haven from being disappointed at not having enough money to afford something. Anything you saw was a dollar ($1.07 depending on tax rate, but you could find 7¢ on the walk there) so you could shop around for a toy, some candy or whatever.

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