Can you go on a Christmas shopping spree in the 1970s without going over budget?

Prepare to be enraged at how much cheaper shopping was in the '70s.

 

Christmas is an opportunity to demonstrate how much you care for your loved ones through materialistic goods! That's how it works, right?

In this quiz, we're putting you in our handy dandy time machine and sending you back to the 1970s to peruse through a classic Christmas catalog to do your Christmas shopping. There's one catch, though: You need to stay under our predetermined budget, provided for you in the questions. Sorry, Santa's rules, not ours! Happy shopping!

  1. Two of these Barbie playsets are less than $8. Which ones are they?
  2. Please choose the bike that is under your budget of $50
  3. You've got to get a gift for your mom, but don't spend more than $8.50!
  4. Get yourself a nice Christmas tree, but stay under a budget of $35.00.
  5. Be sure to grab a friend the gift of some nice warm gloves. Don't spend more than $2.50!
  6. You'll need to buy your sister a hair styling tool set, but don't go above a budget of $15!
  7. Buy your brother a hot new radio, but stay under a cool budget of $25.
  8. Get yourself a cozy pair of slippers for those chilly winter mornings. Stay under $3.00, though!
  9. You'll need to buy your dad a sweater for the holiday season, don't spend more than $9.00!
  10. Get yourself a new toy car! Stay under $6.00
  11. Finally, choose a stuffed animal to snuggle close with this holiday, but don't spend more than $5.00!

Can you go on a Christmas shopping spree in the 1970s without going over budget?

Your Result...

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85 Comments

Ratt1959 1 month ago
6 of 11, started out good but missed the last three.
ThomasPotter 3 months ago
You got 7 out of 11
You're a Christmas shopping expert!
Coolrain 6 months ago
You got 4 out of 11
Oh no, you went over budget too many times! Now you get coal for Christmas!

I sure wish these prices would make a come back!
texasluva 6 months ago
I'm overbudget and broke---Now what 🙄😬
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Tresix 6 months ago
3 for 11. Don’t really remember Seventies’ prices.
DeeBarcs 6 months ago
I stink at this game, I only got 3.
DeannaT 6 months ago
Went over budget! 6 out of 10. I was a kid in the 70s and forgot about those cute slippers. Ones with the white around the ankles & a character on top. I always wanted a pair. Well Merry Christmas everyone 🎄🌟
mwhittingtin 6 months ago
This was fun. I didn't start shopping for gifts until I had a job so it was after 1975 when I went shopping.
Charlotte 6 months ago
2/11 but my mom was doing all the shopping for me & my brothers in the 70's
MikefromJersey 6 months ago
"You got 7 out of 11. You're a Christmas shopping expert!"
lear1980 6 months ago
Only 5-11, but I wasn't on the getting not the buying end back then.
bukhrn 6 months ago
4/11, but then What do I know, in the '70s I didn't have a lot of money to buy gifts, I had to spend it foolishly, Food, rent, clothes/ shoes for the kids.
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