Friday, April 14, 2006

The Spoiled Meme

If you can say yes to forty or more, you're spoiled.


(1) your own cell phone
(2) a television in your bedroom
(3) an iPod (not that brand, but I have a broken mp3 player)
( ) a photo printer
(4) your own phone line
(5) TiVo or a generic digital video recorder (on my fancy new computer)
(6) high-speed internet access (i.e., not dialup)
(7) a surround sound system in bedroom
(9) DVD player in bedroom
(10) at least a hundred DVDs (if I count the multi packed DVDs)
(11) a childfree bathroom (since I have no kids...)
( ) your own in-house office
( ) a pool
( ) a guest house
(12) a game room
( ) a queen-size bed or larger
( ) a stocked bar
(13) a working dishwasher (My parents)
(14) an icemaker (My parents)
(15) a working washer and dryer (My parents)
(16) more than 20 pairs of shoes
( ) at least ten things from a designer store (I don't think Mariposa counts)
(17) expensive sunglasses
( ) framed original art (not lithographs or prints)
( ) Egyptian cotton sheets or towels
(18) a multi-speed bike
( ) a gym membership
(19) large exercise equipment at home (ancient exercise bike count?)
( ) your own set of golf clubs
(20) a pool table (My parents)
( ) a tennis court
(21) local access to a lake, large pond, or the sea
(22) your own pair of skis (Value Village x-country...never used)
( ) enough camping gear for a weekend trip in an isolated area
( ) a boat
( ) a jet ski
( ) a neighborhood committee membership
(23) a beach house or a vacation house/cabin (My parents...we have a trailer in a "Campers Country Club")
(24) wealthy family members (My uncle)
(25) two or more family cars (three currently, four when my brother wasn't at sea)
( ) a walk-in closet or pantry
(26) a yard
(27) a hammock (not up, but it is owned)
( ) a personal trainer
(28) good credit
(29) expensive jewelry (one pair of emerald earrings)
( ) designer bag that required being on a waiting list to get
(30) at least $100 cash in your possession right now (Thanks D!)
(31) more than two credit cards bearing your name
(32) a stock portfolio (I bought some Michaels craft store stock while I worked there)
(33) passport
( ) a horse (I used to...not right now...but once I'm working!!!)
( ) a trust fund
( ) private medical insurance
(34) a college degree, and no outstanding student loans (I the bank of Mom and Dad)

Do you:
(35) shop for non-needed items for yourself (like clothes, jewelry, electronics)
( ) at least once a week (not any more...but that's probably a good thing)
( ) do your regular grocery shopping at high-end or specialty stores
( ) pay someone else to clean your house, do dishes, or launder your clothes
( ) go on weekend mini-vacations
( ) send dinners back with (almost) every flaw
( ) wear perfume or cologne
( ) regularly get your hair styled or nails done in a salon (not any more...used to have acrylic nails [for like...three months])
( ) have a job but don’t need the money OR
( ) stay at home with little financial sacrifice
( ) pay someone else to cook your meals (does going out to eat a lot count?)
( ) pay someone else to watch your children or walk your dogs
( ) regularly pay someone else to drive you/take taxis
( ) expect a gift after you fight with your partner (WHA??)

Are you:
( ) an only child
( ) married/partnered to a wealthy person
( ) baffled/surprised when you don’t get your way (I used to be.)
( ) been on a cruise
(36) traveled out of the country
(37) met a celebrity (a couple Canucks...they wouldn't remember me though)
( ) been to the Caribbean
(38) been to Europe
( ) 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
( ) moved more than three times because you wanted to
( ) dined with local political figures
( ) been to both the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast

Did you:
( ) go to another country for your honeymoon
( ) hire a professional photographer for your wedding or party
(39, 40) take riding or swimming lessons as a child (I'm counting both...and not just because it turns me into spoiled, but because there wasn't a space for "owned a horse when you were a kid")
( ) attend private school
( ) have a Sweet 16 birthday party thrown for you

HA! I KNEW I was a spoiled princess! I told you! I told you! Neener neener...

Oh wait. Probably not necesarily a GOOD thing. But I'm cute, and I'm not a snot, so that makes it ALLLLLL better.

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