I surely missed out on many things...Skeets. But listening to many here on fasttech, I realized a long time ago that a lot of people after being addicted to tobacco, became addicted to buying mountains of stuff that, when they got it they thought it was the very best ever, and six months later, they all thrashed it on sent it to the RTA cemetary.
I only started vaping to curb my addiction to tobacco....and wasn't keen on starting another one. Saved a mountain of money after quitting tobacco for 8 years now....didn't want to wind up with boxes of discarded vaping material.
When I smoked cigarettes, smoked the same brand for 40 years. Kind of doing the same with vaping. What I have makes me happy. Like you say, and I don't disagree with you, I must have missed better things . But I never think about that.