I'm a hands on person. When I'm learning something, I need a text book, worksheet or something showing me exactly what I'm learning. It also needs to be physical, not something 'in the air'. I can do maths, but horrible when it comes to air maths. Same for spelling. I may have got a crocodile in spelling, but air spelling is difficult for me. For example, if someone asks me to spell 'crocodile' I can write it, no problem. If I'm telling them, I have to think. So it shouldn't surprise anyone I'm the same way when it comes to possessing media. I know we are living in the digital age, but I'm a sucker for feeling like I actually own something I purchased. I know most are transferring to and comfortable with digital, but I don't understand it. When I purchase a music CD, I feel like I actually own it when I physically hold the CD in my hands, am looking at the artwork or placing the disk in my car stereo. The same goes for books, games or films. If I own it, I want to put the disk in my PS3 or in my media cabinet or placed on display. It's the way I am, I want to possess it in hand, not floating somewhere in the air tonight.
PS - If you are curious why I used this particular photo for the r.a.n.t. the answer can be found on a previous blog post. Can you figure it out? - HERE