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17 Ridiculous Price Hikes Since 2000

Shit is really, really expensive.

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Since 2000, inflation has risen by 35%. Let's look at a few things that have exceeded that rate.

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17. RENT - 43%

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Unless you're living in NYC, (in which case your rent has probably gone up by about 999999%) rent prices have increased a tad bit more than the rate of inflation.... Not horrible.

15. COFFEE - 45%

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I’ll have a tall half-skinny half-1 percent extra hot split quad shot (two shots decaf, two shots regular) latte with whip; hold the coffee.

14. CABLE TELEVISION - 49%

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You mean 30 shows about weddings isn't enough?

13. DRINKS - 50%

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...worth it

12. PRESCRIPTION DRUGS - 54%

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...not worth it.

10. FUNERAL EXPENSES - 57%

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This is so shitty.

7. LAWYERS - 64%

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5. CHICKEN & MEAT - 100%

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but factory farming tastes so good!

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