I think perhaps that people who don't understand might think I have plumbed new depths of hobby craziness. Today I picked up two sheets of 2mm clear plastic to hold down game maps with. Teed Tools in Fisherton Street cut them to size for me and didn't charge me for wastage - still, they set me back £32. That was something I loved Avalon Hill for: mounted gameboards.
This is good: Top 10 reasons why kittens are better than babies. Especially as I am currently funding 2 nearly grown babies through the last, expensive stages of their educations.