Re: Most Overrated
Fun thread - glad you dug it up from the past. I find there are two things that guys (pre)tend to love that don't live up to the hype for me. Steak and Strip clubs.
Steak: I expect this to be an unpopular choice. It's not that I don't like steak, but I rarely ever get the satisfaction I feel I should given the price I pay. That, by definition, is overrated. (or I guess overpriced.) I tend to enjoy the sides better than the actual steak, and find that I'm usually happier with the pork chop at half the price.
Strip bars / gentlemen's clubs: Otherwise known as money pits. As much as I appreciate female beauty, and find myself incapable of looking away when an attractive woman crosses my line of sight, I derive no pleasure out of the staged performance where I'm expected to throw away cash. To me it's a simple ROI equation. I'd rather spend my money on the golf course.
A couple of others on my list...
Designer jeans. I had a friend reveal that he spent almost $200 on a pair of jeans. I could follow someone for 10 miles on the same sidewalk and not be able to tell you if s/he were wearing $20 jeans or $200 jeans. Does not compute.
Bluetooth. I read review upon review before buying a bluetooth compatible device. I drive a lot so I like to keep my hands free when I talk. Every ear piece I've purchased let me down, and usually it's the quality on the other end of the line. I can hear everything crystal clear, but the person on the other side can't hear me well. Disappointing. Overrated.
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