Because I look like a STUD in my gi & the chicks dig it.
Because the dojo is close to my house.
Because the word "Aikido" just SOUNDS cool.
Because it's magic.
Because I already paid for it.
Because willing victims are more desirable than lawsuits.
* Actually, I stopped going about 6 weeks ago, but I'm going back tomorrow.
Anyway, just thought I'd add nothing to the thread...