You’re cruising down Main Street and you start pointing at business signs and logos speaking to no one in particular you say: I have that font, that one and yep, I have that one too!
You see a CD-ROM of fonts in the bargain bin for $5.00 and even though you already have 99.9% of them you buy the CD anyways.
You show off your font collection to your non-designer friends and they just stare blankly at you.
Your home dcor is nothing but your own typography work.
No matter how, you obtain a really old software version of Fontographer and you get utterly excited, even though it won’t run on your current computer.
Your font collection contains fonts for both the Mac and the PC even though you only have one computer
You get into font family wars with your designer friends.
You find that your font collection exceeds the capability of the font management software that you just bought.
The CDs containing fonts are getting out of control and you decide to put them all on an external 200gig hard drive and they still won’t fit.
Every object you see in everyday life is soon turned into a dingbat or a wing ding.
Your printing service recognizes you as soon as you drive into the parking lot.
You are forced to uninstall a number of fonts because the operating system can’t handle your working collection.
Finding out that you are running out of storage space for your fonts, you turn towards that little bit of extra space on your web site server.
You can’t receive any e-mail because you took up too much of your web server space for extra fonts.
You find out through haggling that your custom neon light manufacturer will give you a huge price break if you throw into the deal your font designs