Jeudi 30 mars 2006 — Dernier ajout vendredi 30 mars 2007

Am I spoiled ? Nearly YES

Go through the list. Tick everything you have or have done. If you can tick 40 or more, you’re spoiled.

Nearly spoiled with 35 ticks ;-)))

  • (x) your own cell phone
  • () a television in your bedroom
  • () an iPod
  • (x) a photo printer
  • (x) your own phone line
  • () TiVo or a generic digital video recorder
  • (x) high-speed internet access (i.e., not dialup)
  • (x) a surround sound system in bedroom
  • (x) DVD player in bedroom
  • (x) at least a hundred DVDs
  • () a childfree bathroom (with 4 kids it is rather difficult)
  • (x) your own in-house office (to be able to work even not at work !!)
  • () a pool
  • () a guest house
  • () a game room
  • (x) a queen-size bed
  • (x) a stocked bar (in fact a fine wine cellar)
  • (x) a working dishwasher
  • () an icemaker
  • (x) a working washer and dryer
  • () more than 20 pairs of shoes
  • (x) at least ten things from a designer store
  • (x) expensive sunglasses (the ones I bought in a airplane)
  • (x) framed original art (not lithographs or prints)
  • () Egyptian cotton sheets or towels
  • (x) 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
  • () your own pair of skis (I stopped nearly 20 yrs ago)
  • (x) 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 (yess !)
  • (x) wealthy family members
  • () two or more family cars
  • () a walk-in closet or pantry
  • () a yard
  • (x) a hammock
  • () a personal trainer
  • (x) good credit
  • () expensive jewelry
  • () 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)
  • () a stock portfolio
  • (x) a passport
  • () 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 :

  • (x) 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)
  • () 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 you
  • () expect a gift after you fight with your partner

Are you :

  • () an only child
  • (x) married/partnered to a wealthy person
  • () baffled/surprised when you don’t get your way

Have you :

  • (x) been on a cruise
  • (x) traveled out of the country
  • (x) met a celebrity (Singers like Jacques Higelin, I do not count politicians as celebrities)
  • (x) been to the Caribbean
  • (x) been to Europe (I live there)
  • () BEEN TO HONG KONG
  • () been to Hawaii
  • () been to New York
  • () eaten at the space needle in Seattle
  • () been to the Mall of America
  • (x) been on the Eiffel tower in Paris
  • () been on the Statue of Liberty in New York
  • (x) moved more than three times because you wanted to
  • (x) dined with local political figures (I have been 10 yrs MP)
  • (x) been to both the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast (even in different continents)

Did you :

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