WHERE ARE YOU?

A sample test might go like this (unstandardized, unwarranted, etc.):
When did you adopt each of the following innovations?

ITEMFirst on block (2)Eventually (1)Never had it (0)
VCR---
Answering machine---
CD player---
DVD player---
Mobile telephone---
Pager---
Video Camcorder---
Digital camera---
PDA (Palm, Newton, etc.)---
Satellite dish---
Home fax---
Home security system---
Remote car starter---
Car alarm---
Home computer---
E-mail---
Internet---
World-Wide Web---
Cable modem---
Second phone line---
Home page on WWW---
Banking on-line---
Purchase on-line---
Computer magazines---
Brag about your <gadget>---

Add up first column (times 2) plus the second column (times 1), then subtract the sum of the checks in the third column -- just for fun!

Can also assign individuals to adopter categories on the basis of a single innovation, but less reliable.