Remember the khushi of having a crisp red Rs. 100 note as a kid? It really was something else! Today, Pakistanis are recalling their fondest memories of Rs. 100 and the time they used to think it was a lot of money:
My fondest childhood memory is thinking that Rs. 100/- is a lot of money.
— Lawyerman™ (@lawyerman_ktk) September 8, 2021
And netizens have their own memories to add to the list:
100 rs meant 33 BP Mister Bears OR 50 nony pops.
It was enough money
— Maham ♀️ (@ItsNotaRant) September 8, 2021
And getting coke, top pops and a candy all in 10rs from the school canteen .. tbh that's my fondest memory 😂😂
— K. 🇵🇰 (@kholanasirr) September 9, 2021
Level of dreams humara 💕
It meant 20 Kolson Slanty at that time tbh. I used to dream of buying endless packets https://t.co/vOcjKjYGyI
— Biryani stan account (@Foureyedreview) September 9, 2021
Samajh nai ata tha kaisay spend karein:
bro I rmr when my dad gave me 50 rs. the first time. it felt so good and like such a big amount :') https://t.co/uDqUPiuHgF
— dawn (@poetryandcocomo) September 8, 2021
From appetizer to dessert, sub kuch ajata tha:
You get a 2 rupe wali qulfi, paapar and gum/candy/chooran for 5 rs .Mayn those were the days 💔
— fakhar (@sum_wittyhandle) September 8, 2021
100 rps? That was the kind of "big money" that adults had.. it was 20rps for kids max one could have.. and that was just too much money
— زید (@Ansarrriii) September 8, 2021
Hahaha, big relate!
I remember i would go to this uncle’s house only cuz he gave 100 rupees eidi.
— Jibby (@JibbyD) September 8, 2021
Lal note was something special.
It really was a lot of money. https://t.co/yllQNj70iP
— AncientSoul (@NyaPakPuraneLog) September 9, 2021
But in childhood it really was ! I remember 20 rs mein itni saari 'cheez' ajati thi :/
— distal phalanges (@_SafiaMehmood) September 9, 2021
That was my pocket money 15 years ago 😭😭 https://t.co/E63pvKc7g7
— Main Kahan Tou Kahan (@grumpydesimil) September 8, 2021
Can’t believe ek zamaanay mei milti thi:
8 rupee coke bottle tho🥺
— haider bin naeem حیدر نعیم ملانہ (@haidernmalana) September 9, 2021
Richie rich 🤑
Could fetch you 50 Top Pops Back in the Day😢
— Iqra Yusuf (@IqraYusuf12) September 8, 2021
And the best part is, aa bhi jata tha utne mei lunch:
Amma 30 rs deti thi school mei lunch ke liye 😭😭 https://t.co/r4HI9mW5m4
— Wolfgang (@Itsarsal) September 9, 2021
Awww. My kids still think that. He is 8 and he thinks he can buy everything with his 100 Rs. Oh you should listen to the list it goes on and on…..
— Dr. S.A.M (@Sana_AhmadMalik) September 9, 2021
Sufficient it was for our content little selves. https://t.co/vrATM9ia3d
— Bilal Shah (@ImBilalShah) September 9, 2021
Haha pretty sure the formula doesn’t work ab!
My spoiled ass rlly kha abba ka dimagh ke 5th mei 50 6th mei 60 7th mei 70 and so on denay hain mujhay😭😭😭😭 Apni deyari lagai hui thee. https://t.co/f7S78jHp1o
— Utha le re baba (@PathanticBaji) September 9, 2021
When children at my school had 200/- rupees as their pocket money and I’d get 50 a week. I’d whine tooooo muchhh to my parents https://t.co/92EHLWvoEM
— fetch (@mwantschai) September 9, 2021
What are your fondest memories of spending money in your childhood? Let us know in the comments below!