Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Spoiled Rotten

As seen at Purple Kangaroo's:

Tick the ones that are true. If you tick 40 or more, you're spoiled. And I am.

Do you have...

X☑ your own cell phone
☐ a television in your bedroom
☐ an iPod
☐ a photo printer
☐ your own phone line
X☐ TiVo or a generic digital video recorder
X☑ high-speed internet access (i.e., not dialup)
☐ a surround sound system in bedroom
☐ DVD player in bedroom
☐ at least a hundred DVDs
☑ a childfree bathroom (Mostly)
X ☑ your own in-house office (does a corner of the bedroom count?)
X ☐ a pool (It's an inflatable one, does that count?)
☐ a guest house
☐ a game room
X ☑ a queen-size bed (we actually have two of these, one in our room that we made and one in the guest room.)
☑ a stocked bar
X☑ a working dishwasher
X☐ an icemaker
X☐ a working washer and dryer
☐ more than 20 pairs of shoes
X☐ at least ten things from a designer store (if Nordstrom's counts.)
☐ expensive sunglasses
X☐ framed original art (not lithographs or prints) (Both my father and step-father are artists)☐ Egyptian cotton sheets or towels
X☑ a multi-speed bike
☑ a gym membership
X☑ large exercise equipment at home (an exercycle in the bedroom, which I often hang clothes on.
☐ your own set of golf clubs
☐ a pool table
☐ a tennis court
☐ local access to a lake, large pond, or the sea (lots of water within an hour's drive of here)
☑ your own pair of skis
☑ enough camping gear for a weekend trip in an isolated area
☐ a boat
☐ a jet ski
X☐ a neighborhood committee membership
☐ a beach house or a vacation house/cabin
X☐ wealthy family members
X☐ two or more family cars
X☐ a walk-in closet or pantry (closets)
X☐ a yard
☑ a hammock
☐ a personal trainer
X☑ good credit
X☐ expensive jewelry (5 nice things)
☐ a designer bag that required being on a waiting list to get
X☑ 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 (small, but we do have a few shares of mutual funds)
X☑ a passport
☐ a horse
☐ a trust fund (either for you or created by you)
X☐ private medical insurance
☑ 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 X☐ do your regular grocery shopping at high-end or specialty stores
X☐ pay someone else to clean your house, do dishes, or launder your clothes (not counting dry-cleaning) (if hiring a teenager for a few hours every now and then counts)
X☐ 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
X☐ stay at home with little financial sacrifice (my husband is carrying the freight while I go to school)
☐ pay someone else to cook your meals
X☐ pay someone else to watch your children or walk your dogs (Posh New Place)
☐ regularly pay someone else to drive you
☐ 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 (France)
X☑ met a celebrity (Dude! Native New Yorker!)
☐ been to the Caribbean
X☑ been to Europe
X☐ been to Hawaii
X☐ been to New York (Dude! BORN in New York!)
☐ eaten at the space needle in Seattle
☐ been to the Mall of America
☐ been on the Eiffel tower in Paris (Too tall, too small)
X☐ been on the Statue of Liberty in New York (This is why I didn't go up the Eiffel Tower)
☐ moved more than three times because you wanted to
X☑ dined with local political figures
X☑ been to both the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast

Did you:
☐ go to another country for your honeymoon (We honeymooned at my mom's house.)
X☐ hire a professional photographer for your wedding or party
X☐ take riding or swimming lessons as a child (swimming)
X☐ attend private school (elementary school)
X☐ have a Sweet 16 birthday party thrown for you (I had about 10 friends over for a Roaring Twenties party)


Decomposition/Andrea said...

I'm stealing this one.

Angie said...

I am saving this one to do later.

halloweenlover said...

oh lordy, I am totally spoiled. I'm afraid to do this one.

Genevieve said...

I get 36.

purple_kangaroo said...

Awww, but it's nice to be spoiled, right?