Membership rates are:
Full Membership: $65.00
Student Membership: $25.00
Associate Membership: $45.00
What are the benefits? Vendor and online retailer discounts.
How does one join? By providing their first and last name/e-mail address and creating a password for their SBL account.
Therefore membership with AAA (I do indeed fit into this category) would make one a certified auto mechanic. It's sixty or seventy bucks annually, you know. But you get benefits on basically everything. It's got to be for something merit-based.
OR John thinks that spending a few bucks to join a club is what gives his life meaning. He "belongs" to a community, and he has to, as it would be impossible for him to do otherwise and not get the recognition he believes he so deserves.
Maybe in John's world, money really can buy everything.
Could it be?