10. While watching CNN your daughter exclaims, "That's the guy who bought my Girl Scout cookies!"
9. Predator drones circling overhead
8. Your mailman made a mistake and gave you a shipment of plutonium
7. Streets have fewer minivans, more tanks
6. Sign on lawn: "Trespassers will be gassed and tortured"
5. Sean Penn keeps coming over
4. Your address: 145 Murray Street; newspaper's headline: "82nd Airborne Deployed To 148 Murray Street"
3. At Home Depot, you notice four Saddam doubles arguing about carpet
2. In driveway, Humvee with license plate "Ruthless 1"
1. Classified ad seeks "The mother of all affordable split-level homes"