OK, I just refreshed the SF board page and not a single one was unread...that's just pathetic. So in the interest of giving me something new to read and something to ponder, this thread. I'll start off:
You know you're a Chowhound when...
-your friends and/or SO know better than to even THINK of touching their food until you've taken a photo of it for your CH post. (I had one hound actually slap my hand!)
-you order the strangest possible thing you can find on the menu simply so you can say you tried it.
-you read cookbooks the way other people read novels.
-on Wednesdays (or whatever day your local paper does it) you turn to the Food Section even before reading the frontpage.
-the thought of being internet-less (and thus Chowhoundless) for more than a weekend leaves you queasy
-your job may be in serious peril if you don't stop reading CH at work.