Manufacturing standards then and now

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Breakfastographer 2 Regular Member • Posts: 421
Manufacturing standards then and now
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Since we have to pick a reference time frame, let's say, compared to the 1950s, would you say... (pick your closest answer or write a reply)

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manufacturing standards have improved. Products are now higher quality.
46.1% 35  votes
manufacturing standards have declined. Products are now lower quality.
9.2% 7  votes
products are the same quality now as they were.
1.3% 1  vote
manufacturing standards have stayed the same, but materials used are of higher quality.
5.3% 4  votes
manufacturing standards have stayed the same, but materials used are of lower quality.
6.6% 5  votes
problems with more recent products stem mostly from increasing use of electronics in products.
6.6% 5  votes
manufacturing standards could be the same, but growing wealth disparity meant lowering standards to keep products affordable.
0.0% 0  votes
products are lower quality because they become technologically obsolete more quickly. This is a problem.
10.5% 8  votes
products are lower quality because they become technologically obsolete more quickly. This is NO problem.
2.6% 2  votes
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11.8% 9  votes
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