When you grab the remote at a total strangers house who just got HDTV to "make things better", and by the time you're done calibrating the room has cleared out, and you haven't been invited back.
When you read all the posts in this thread, and copy and pasted a few emails to the wife for her to laugh and realize I'm not the only freak.
When you "laughed out loud" in a quiet office to this thread.AND THE #1 WAY TO TELL YOU'RE ADDICTED TO AVS--
You find a piece of A/V gear on Ebay, Amazon, etc. at a great price, copy and paste the model# into the search box in the appropriate AVS forum, and realize it's a POS....god bless AVS. (great thread)