I've not flown FS for over a year now (because my Windows machine died and I've switched to Mac) but I really miss it and itching to get back as soon as I can buy a new, fast Windows pc that will run FSX well. I previously flew FS 2004 but see no reason to not go to FSX when I get a new pc.
All that said, I went shopping for the planes and scenery I would like to have and was a bit surprised when I saw the total. But if you wanna play you gotta pay!
Here's a screenshot of what I want (did I miss anything?):