this isn't just "a 4 letter" word.
it's a noun and a verb.
almost everyone you know has owned one and done it.
there is widespread passionate involvement from preschool to post-retirement, amateurs and professionals.
there are endless opportunities for discussion, upgrades, accessories, apparel, art, collection, competition, etc.
when you are engaged in the activity you are in intimate contact with the object.
probably worth 18 large - without regret.