PeterCJ (pryrt) wrote,
PeterCJ
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How spoiled am I?

Do you have:
(-) your own cell phone
(x) a television in your bedroom
(x) an MP3 player — I've got a PalmOS device that can play MP3s
(-) a photo printer
(x) your own phone line
(x) TiVo or a generic digital video recorder
(x) high-speed internet access (i.e., not dialup) — Fiber rules!
(-) a surround sound system in bedroom
(-) DVD player in bedroom
(x) at least a hundred DVDs — That few?
(x) a childfree bathroom — Actually, a childfree house.
(-) your own in-house office — I've got a computer room which is used for doing officey stuff, but not a "home office"
(-) a pool
(-) a guest house
(-) a game room — About the only thing my living room is used for is gaming. Does that count?
(-) a queen-size bed or larger
(-) a stocked bar — Wouldn't want one, anyway
(x) a working dishwasher
(x) an icemaker — Thankfully, this one wasn't qualified with "working"
(x) a working washer and dryer
(-) more than 20 pairs of shoes
(-) at least ten things from a designer store
(x) expensive sunglasses — prescription sunglasses are expensive.
(x) framed original art (not lithographs or prints) — With famous artists such as "me" and "my uncle". They're framed, original, paintings, and arguably art
(-) Egyptian cotton sheets or towels
(-) a multi-speed bike
(-) a gym membership
(-) large exercise equipment at home
(-) your own set of golf clubs
(-) a pool table
(-) a tennis court
(-) local access to a lake, large pond, or the sea — how "local" is local
(-) your own pair of skis
(-) enough camping gear for a weekend trip in an isolated area
(-) a boat
(-) a jet ski
(-) a neighborhood committee membership
(-) a beach house or a vacation house/cabin
(-) wealthy family members — depends on how "wealthy" and "family" are defined
(x) two or more family cars — RX-7 and RX-8, both are mine, so that counts as "family cars", right?
(x) a walk-in closet or pantry
(x) a yard
(-) a hammock
(-) a personal trainer
(x) good credit
(-) expensive jewelry
(-) a designer bag that required being on a waiting list to get
(-) at least $100 cash in your possession right now
(x) more than two credit cards bearing your name (not counting gas cards or debit cards)
(x) a stock portfolio
(x) a passport — why is having a passport being spoiled?
(-) a horse
(-) a trust fund (either for you or created by you)
(-) private medical insurance
(x) a college degree, and no outstanding student loans

Do you:
(-) shop for non-needed items for yourself (like clothes, jewelry, electronics) at least once a week — my amazon book and dvd shopping comes close to weekly
(-) do your regular grocery shopping at high-end or specialty stores
(-) pay someone else to clean your house, do dishes, or launder your clothes (not counting dry-cleaning)
(-) go on weekend mini-vacations
(-) send dinners back with every flaw
(-) wear perfume or cologne (not body spray)
(-) regularly get your hair styled or nails done in a salon
(-) have a job but don't need the money OR
(-) stay at home with little financial sacrifice
(-) pay someone else to cook your meals
(-) pay someone else to watch your children or walk your dogs
(-) regularly pay someone else to drive your taxis
(-) expect a gift after you fight with your partner

Are you:
(-) an only child
(-) married/partnered to a wealthy person
(-) baffled/surprised when you don't get your way

Have you:
(-) been on a cruise
(x) traveled out of the country
(-) met a celebrity — how famous does the celeb have to be, and how do you define "met"
(-) been to the Caribbean
(-) been to Europe
(x) been to Hawaii
(-) been to New York
(x) eaten at the space needle in Seattle
(-) been to the Mall of America
(-) been on the Eiffel tower in Paris
(-) been on the Statue of Liberty in New York
(-) moved more than three times because you wanted to
(x) dined with local political figures — I've been a church picnics with 1-2 state senators
(x) been to both the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast — I've seen the sun rise over both coasts, and set over one of them

Did you:
(-) go to another country for your honeymoon
(-) hire a professional photographer for your wedding or party
(x) take riding or swimming lessons as a child — swimming lessons are being spoiled?
(x) attend private school
(-) have a Sweet 16 birthday party thrown for you

27 that I count as full xes. Another 4 that were borderline, but I said "no" on. And others that I might have said "yes" to, were it not for privacy issues

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petercj

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