Oh my god, some people just have to be seen to be believed. The approximately 1,482,993rd go-round of “what knitting needles can I take on the airplane” discussion is happening on the Knitty forum. People saying they can’t imagine going that long without knitting. People claiming that being deprived of their favorite (metal, natually) needles is tantamount to mental torture. People talking about getting the shakes if they can’t knit for more than an hour.
Get a collective life. I like to keep my hand busy, too, but even if I can’t I always have my brain to entertain me.