Go ahead, buy some rings. See all the expert opinion? Think what it could do for your lives! I mean seriously, how many times have you seen power rings used as a plot device? Any time something huge has to happen or there’s no possible other way for it to work, a ring (or specifically Sonic’s billionth ring) becomes the convenient plot device.
Ah, Lennie. Every time I read his dialogue I think of Cosmo from Fairly Odd Parents.