I joined the elite
I have a permanent account.
I have the money. If I don't spend it on this, I'll spend it somewhere else. It'll be gone either way
I like knowing I'm supporting LiveJournal. I think they are an amazing company, fabulously open-source, and I <3 bradfitz
I'm addicted to livejournal. I'm going to keep buying Paid accounts. Why not make it permanent? More features! And if I keep it for six more years, not any more money!
I had a $1 coupon from a PeanutLabs survey.
So, $149 later, I own a permanent account