Working in the technology industry, and generally being a tech geek, I get caught up in the hype of new product launches.
I got a PlayStation 2 the first day it came out — though I'm still deciding on a PlayStation 3 — and purchased a plasma earlier this year, before the prices dropped substantially.
So I'm what you would call an early adopter.
But that's not always a good thing. In fact, there's at least 10 reasons NOT to be an early adopter.