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I don't know, I'd say something like hyperinflation in Germany[0] was probably a collapse that, er, "adjusted for inflation" was as big (for the Germans anyway) as "no more chips" might be to us today. And people still adapted to it and tried to get on with their lives in altered circumstances.[1]

[0]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperinflation_in_the_Weimar_R...

[1]: a charming novel about this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Obelisk




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