#1 – Forget having nice stuff
It may seem worthwhile to have an HD-TV… but the picture doesn’t really look that good when the screen is perpetually covered with grimy little hand prints.
And that sleek universal remote you’ve got that controls your entire home theater? It doesn’t work as well when a little monster chews the buttons until half of them don’t work.
As for your cutting edge laptop with a high-res 14.1″ display… well it doesn’t look nearly as cool when its covered with snot and caked-on bits of Cheerios…