1. While Finally Taking Some Vacation
The scenery of a road trip with the serenity of not listening to your friend sing "Bohemian Rhapsody."
2. Getting to Your Nine-to-Five
The cost of public transportation without the everything else of public transportation.
3. Job Hunting for a New Nine-to-Five
The perks of a startup but the vowels of a company with a normal name.
4. Adopting a Pet
The cuteness of a kitten with the maintenance of a pet rock.
5. Getting Some Grub
The romance of dining out and the convenience of dining in pajamas.
6. Deciding What Movie to See
The emotion of the art film but the "holy s**t, did you just see that car explode?!" of the action flick.
7. Taking Up a New Hobby
The health benefits of Pilates and the stress reduction from doing nothing. (Hey, you're still horizontal.)
8. Upgrading Your Wheels
The utility of the pickup but the parkability of the moped.
9. Picking a Mode of Communication
The charm of a handwritten letter but the ease of simply texting "k."
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