The title of my post comes from a particularly banal comment made by the young salesperson. He hadn't quite twigged yet to the fact that I actually know something about cameras and photography. He showed me one camera, and said what was particularly nice about that one was that it had a wide angle lens so that you got "more in the picture." That falls somewhere in the range of "turn it up to 11" - don't you think?
I ended up buying a Sony Cybershot, mostly because it has a 5X zoom and a Zeiss lens. I'm a sucker for good glass. And no, it's not the one with the handy wide-angle lens.