ULPT: If you want free shoes, buy a pair at Nordstrom that won’t change much over the years (dress shoes). When you’ve gotten your wear, return them within two years. Many Nordstrom’s will take them back and give you a full refund. Just put that money towards the next pair and repeat.
In the anime, Ash Ketchum was supposed to be a huge Pokémon fan before he left on his journey. But every time he sees any kind of Pokémon, he has to pull out his Pokédex because he doesn’t know what it is. Ash Ketchum was a poser before he left on his journey.