A semi-true story.
At the cat ranch in the living room while flipping through the cable channels, we came across a "reality" show called Doomsday Preppers. These are folks who are convinced that a financial or environmental cataclysmic event will happen soon, so they are preparing by building bunkers, hoarding canned/jarred food and bottled water. Stuff like that. This one couple said they work 6-8 hours a day on fortifying their stronghold. And they take personal defense courses. And cooking courses. And time at the shooting range. I have no idea when they actually sleep. That's when this conversation ensued:
Me (sheepishly): I think, ya know, if I had tons and tons of disposable cash and didn't have to work for a living...I might, ya know, do something like this.
She (incredulously): Do something like what? Build a fallout shelter? Prepare for the apocalypse? Why? Do you think it's gonna happen soon.
Me: No, not really.
She: So why would you do it?
Me: Well, if I had all that time and money on my hands I think I would be bored. I'd need a hobby. That seems like a decent one.
Me: Yeah, you know...just in case.
She: A hobby, eh? Why wouldn't you just go do some work for a charity or something? If you had all that time and money on your hands, I mean.
Me: Oh, man...full-tiime charity work? That's sounds exhausting.
I'm a jackass, apparently.