Manual of Life - Alternative Definitions

n., Deciding not to buy any more books until such time as you finish reading all the books that you currently possess, but have not yet read.

Are-you-Serious Sacrifice - Deciding not to acquire books and films/music.
You-Are-Serious Sacrifice - Deciding not to acquire books, films, and music.

Also see: Patience; Sheer idiocy.


NightWatchmen said...

You have no idea of how true that is.

I still have two fat books (Kahlil Gibran and Leo Tolstoy's) and a PD James. God only knows how long I will resist the temptation :)

May we suggest :

Double Sacrifice
n,, Deciding not to buy any more books and buy DVD's/download movies till one reads all the books that one has and watches all the movies in our DVD collection and on the laptop.

??! said...

Three? Just three?! Man, you have no idea how lucky you are. Try 120 odd unread books.

And thanks. Incorporated.

Anki said...

only 15 here

but like 200 films!!!

mockingword said...

This: http://thelesserbeat.wordpress.com/2008/01/02/new-year-resolutions/

Lasted roughly three months.
Sheer idiocy.