But it’s paid for

1. That’s your car?
2. Yeah…what?
1. You should get a new one.
2. But it’s paid for. Why should I?
1. To get the latest and greatest.
2. The car works. It get’s me where where I need to get to. And, it’s paid for.
[We looked at each other briefly. The problem lies often in not listening and not understanding. Years later, I too say But it’s paid for when asked foolish questions about unnecessary upgrades.]