1. The song-by-song nature of digital downloading has made compilations a restrictive, overexpensive, and unnecessary.
2. By buying it you allow the record companies to define what's "the best," which usually consists of the singles that those companies pushed hardest, and everyone knows the best songs on an album are the ones you never hear on the radio.
3. By buying compilations, you are denying yourself the pleasure of listening to an wide catalogue of music as it was first listened to, and thus have no sense of history.
4. Any compilations you do have in your possession should be hand-crafted and traded with prospective girlfriends.
Doug: Why must you be such an anti-compilationist?