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Quiz: Can You Guess The Prices From This 1996 Best Buy Flyer?

Test your mid-90s electronic price knowledge. Thank God it isn't 1996 anymore.

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  1. How much did this Apple computer, with a 1.6 gigabyte hard drive, cost?

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    $899.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $1499.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $2399.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $2999.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A Macbook Air laptop, with 128 gigabytes of memory, costs $1,099.99 today.

  1. How much was the printer that went along with it?

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    $99.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $199.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $279.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $379.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Printers typically cost about $79.99 today.

  1. How much was this 35" TV?

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    $599.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $759.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $999.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $1099.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    I found a 35" Magnavox on Craigslist for $25.

  1. How much was this pager?

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    $49.99
    Correct
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    $69.99
    Correct
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    $89.99
    Correct
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    $109.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Do they even make pagers anymore?

  1. How much was this portable CD player?

    With skip protection!

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    $49.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $79.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $99.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $149.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    CD players go for about $20 nowadays.

  1. How much were these camcorders?

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    $599.99 and $799.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $699.99 and $899.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $799.99 and $999.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $899.99 and $1099.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    $599.99 and $799.99!

    You can find one of these camcorders for about $100 on Craigslist.

    $599.99 and $799.99!
  1. How much was Braveheart on VHS?

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    $8.95
    Correct
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    $11.95
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $15.95
    Correct
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    $19.95
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other tape was worth the extra $5.

  1. How much was a Sega Genesis?

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    $69.99
    Correct
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    $89.99
    Correct
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    $102.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $122.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You can find these for about $35 on ebay.

  1. How much was this Minolta film camera?

    With zoom!

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    $79.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $159.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $189.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $210.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You could probably find this at a Salvation Army for $10 or less.

  1. How much were VCRs?

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    $99.99
    Correct
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    $169.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $199.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $279.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You'll find one of these at the top of someone's driveway... for free.

  1. How much were these laptops?

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    $1799.99 and $2499.99
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    $1899.99 and $2599.99
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    $1999.99 and $2699.99!
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    $2099.99 and $2799.99!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Good luck even finding something like this that actually works.

  1. How much was this AM/FM cassette player?

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    $59.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $69.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $79.99
    Correct
    Incorrect
    $89.99
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hey, the AM/FM walkman was only 15.

How'd ya do?

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