Apologize if this has already been posted already, but I found this off a site and thought it was pretty funny. (Note, I did not make these up)
YOU KNOW YOU'RE AN AMATEUR ASTRONOMER IF
... you've been solar observing with your Dob and only half of your face is sunburned.
... you go to bed with rings around your eyes.
... you spend more for yourself on astronomy gear than you buy for your entire family in gifts in one year.
... either Orion, Meade, Celestron, or Lynn Preston has ever said, "I'm sorry but that charge card has exceeded its limit."
... you sat through all four (count 'em four) hours of ASTEROID just to spot technical astro-errors.
... your work schedule takes a back seat to occultations, meteor showers, eclipses, and comets.
... you look upon comet Hale-Bopp's departure with sadness.
... you have spent the last year looking for a black hole with your 10" relecting telescope.
... you report at the the next meeting of your club that you observed the Horsehead Nebula at the last club observational gathering.
... you take all the seats except the driver's seat out of your car so that you can haul your gear to remote sites.
... all the interior lights in your car are tinted red.
... you sleep with the pillow under your shoulders, not under your head.
... the fogged bathroom mirror brings a tear to your eye.
... you stop to check on something at the observatory while you are on a date.
... your grass becomes hard to mow because of all the cables going to your radio telescope.
... you upgrade the suspension and tires on your new van so you can haul a trailer full of telescopes up the mountain.
... while at North Myrtle Beach, you notice a beach house with a dome on it, but nobody can tell you anything about it!
... you seriously consider missing work or school to attend the Mid-Atlantic Star Party.
... you will drive hundreds of miles to look at clouds.
... you will attempt to stargaze at Allison's Woods in zero degree weather because it's the first decent night in six weeks.
... you actually like muggy summer nights because that's when Jim Rouse says you can get some great planetary shots.
... you will buy a house beside a cemetery just to get away from street lights.
... you raise hell if Sky & Telescope is late but not if the Sport's Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is late.
... you own stock in Meade Instruments.