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Price {Amount} What it can buy
Terrible {Under $10} A candy bar, cigarettes, a movie ticket, a paperback novel, a cheap meal, a quick cab ride, over-the-counter drugs
Poor {Under $50} A night in a cheap hotel, a basic cellular phone, most common hand tools, basic first aid kit, common prescription medications, decent clothes, backpack, common hand weapons (knives, batons, baseball bats, etc.), alarm clock, a good flashlight, cab ride across town
Mediocre {Under $250} Nice clothes, a good cellular phone, one night in an good hotel, a very comprehensive first aid kit, 4-man tent, a digital camera, most prescription medications, most shop tools, uncommon hand weapons (swords, axes, maces), discount plane tickets
Average {Under $500} Fancy clothes, rental of an office or small apartment for a month, bicycle, basic professional toolkit (for a plumber, electrician, or the like), most handguns and shotguns, a very basic personal computer, video game console, a nice pair of binoculars, most plane tickets
Fair {Under $1,000} Most hunting rifles and carbines, nice apartment for a month, basic laptop computer, decent personal computer, decent LCD television, an ATV or dirt bike
Good {Under $5,000} Military gear (body armor, assault rifles, full-auto sub-machine guns), a cheap scooter or moped, a tricked-out laptop or personal computer, a large plasma television, a semester at a state college (in-state)
Great {Under $10,000} A compact car, a motorcycle, basic surgical procedures, a small motorboat, a semester at a state college (out-of-state)
Superb {Under $100,000} A small and/or rural house, a luxury car or sports car, a personal yacht, a motor home
Fantastic {Under $1 million} A private jet, a small mansion or nice urban house, a local business
Epic {Under $10 million} A small corporation, an office building
Legendary {Money is no object} A personal island, a large corporation
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