Assignment 4a: How to Decide if Something is Worth Buying
Occasionally, you’ll have to play a small-scale lottery with yourself where you are either the winner or loser.
Too often have you gotten something (book, TV show, CD, movie etc.) thinking that it would be amazing because the premise sounded amazing. You bought it and too late discovered that it is so completely horrible you want to invent a time machine to go back and slap yourself for even considering getting it, you impulsive idiot.
However, unlike the actual lottery, you have a choice. You have the ability to pre-emptively discover whether there is any chance of you actually liking that particular something.
Here is how to decide if something is worth buying.