We're talking about a very delicate, intimate matter over at Gameshark.com this week- playing with yourself.
Now, just go ahead and admit it. You get that new game but game night is 4-5 days away. It's 12:30 AM and you've read through the rules, punched out the pieces...so you make sure the front door is locked and think "I'll just set it up to see what it looks like". Then you think "I'll just play a turn or two to see how it goes. Before you know it, you're playing the game by yourself.
Don't worry, it isn't nearly as shameful as watching scrambled porn channels or subscribing to Maxim Magazine.
I wonder how many BGGers had "their first" soloing AGRICOLA?