"Hi my name is Brad and I am a photoaholic"

Quote Originally Posted by GaussianNoise

PS...anybody want to break the news to my wife?
This could have a thread all to itself.

Although, you could say something like: "This guy I know just sent his camera in to be checked out. It wound up costing 660.00, so I thought the prudent thing to do was to buy this inexpensive back-up..."