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How spoiled are you?

Do you have:
(1) your own cell phone
() a television in your bedroom
(2) an iPod (it's not an ipod but same thing)
(3) a photo printer
(4) your own phone line
(5) TiVo or a generic digital video recorder
(6) high-speed internet access (i.e., not dialup)
() a surround sound system in bedroom
() DVD player in bedroom
(7) at least a hundred DVDs
(8) a childfree bathroom
(9) your own in-house office
(10)a pool (does an above-ground 15-foot wide pool count?)
() a guest house
(11) a game room
(12) a queen-size bed or larger
(13) a stocked bar
(14) a working dishwasher
(15) an icemaker
(16) a working washer and dryer
(17) more than 20 pairs of shoes
(18) at least ten things from a designer store
() expensive sunglasses
(19) framed original art (not lithographs or prints)
(20) Egyptian cotton sheets or towels (do dishtowels count? :) )
() a multi-speed bike
() a gym membership
(21) 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
() 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
(22) two or more family cars
(23) a walk-in closet or pantry
(24) a yard
() a hammock
() a personal trainer
(25) good credit
(26) expensive jewelry
() a designer bag that required being on a waiting list to get
(27) at least $100 cash in your possession right now (it's actually Trav's cash...he's painstakingly saved his allowance in order to buy a new playstation whenever they come out)
(28) more than two credit cards bearing your name (not counting gas cards or debit cards)
(29) a stock portfolio
(30) passport
() a horse
() a trust fund (either for you or created by you)
(31) private medical insurance
(32) a college degree, and no outstanding student loans

Do you:
(33) shop for non-needed items for yourself (like clothes, jewelry, electronics) at least once a week
() do your regular grocery shopping at high-end or specialty stores
(34) pay someone else to clean your house, do dishes, or launder your clothes (not counting dry-cleaning)
(35) go on weekend mini-vacations
() send dinners back with every flaw
() wear perfume or cologne (not body spray)
(36) 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
(37) pay someone else to cook your meals
(38) pay someone else to watch your children or walk your dogs
() regularly pay someone else to drive you taxis
() expect a gift after you fight with your partner

Are you:
(39) an only child
() married/partnered to a wealthy person
() baffled/surprised when you don't get your way
() been on a cruise
(40) traveled out of the country
(41) met a celebrity
() been to the Caribbean
() been to Europe
(42) been to Hawaii
() been to New York
() 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
(43) moved more than three times because you wanted to
() dined with local political figures
(44) been to both the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast

Did you:
() go to another country for your honeymoon
(45) hire a professional photographer for your wedding or party
(46) take riding or swimming lessons as a child
() attend private school
() have a Sweet 16 birthday party thrown for you

Hey - at least I didn't hit 50 *snicker*


( 8 thoughts — Whatcha' think? )
Apr. 11th, 2006 02:57 am (UTC)
Who do you pay to cook your meals? I was thinking of a personal chef thing.
Apr. 11th, 2006 03:50 am (UTC)
I figured that we eat out more often than we eat in, and we have to be paying someone to cook those meals, right? :) That's how I read it.
Apr. 11th, 2006 02:58 am (UTC)
And what the hell does your own phone line mean anyway? Am I 12?
Apr. 11th, 2006 03:11 am (UTC)
I was wondering the same thing! I mean...Trav and I DO have a phone line...and it is our own...but that's not what they mean, right?
Apr. 11th, 2006 03:12 am (UTC)
(Guess this meme was generated for the teens on LJ. But wait...it talks about weddings, so...gah. I don't know.)
Apr. 11th, 2006 03:51 am (UTC)
I actually do have my own. Because we both work from home, we have our 'main' home line, my office has a dedicated line, and Scott's office has a line of its own. We both also have cell phones. :)
Apr. 11th, 2006 04:17 am (UTC)
Counting things that Vogon has or pays for that I use, I scored 17.

(I have my own cell phone, high-speed internet access, a childfree bathroom, a queen-size bed or larger, a working dishwasher, an icemaker, a working washer and dryer, framed original art [mostly mine, some I bartered for], Egyptian cotton sheets or towels, a multi-speed bike, and a walk-in closet. I wear perfume or cologne, stay at home with little financial sacrifice [childcare would zero out what I'd make], have dined with local political figures, been to both the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast, took riding or swimming lessons as a child [at the YMCA] and attended private school [for three years because the small-town public school couldn't cope with me].)

What's a Sweet 16 birthday party? I thought that was a college basketball thing.
Apr. 11th, 2006 04:44 am (UTC)
You are way more natural than I am on many fronts than I am. You take the effort to do thing right, to put work and pride into things, and to take time to save money. You are much better off in the long run :)

I scored higher because I take advantage of WAY too many convenience items and services, and also because we are a high-tech family.

A Sweet 16 party seems to be a thing done only in the deep south or in certain circles in other places. It's a throwback to another time, where 16 meant you were a 'woman', so a big deal was made. It's an elaborate party, similar to the 15th (Quinceniera) in certain Hispanic cultures or the 13th in Jewish culture (Bar and Bat Mitzvah).
( 8 thoughts — Whatcha' think? )