srry for the beginning bro, ive just had a killer headache all day. 7 miles kayaking in the sun = long day. anyways, im pretty sure a large reason for many pumpers is money. or it certainly doesn't hurt. i would suggest that you jump on this bandwagon now, because pump is growing. most paintball veterans, tourney and rec, know what pump is like and respect those who play pump. think of it as a much more pure form of the sport, much the same way fly fishing is to fishing and bow hunting is to hunting.
With semi its hard to tell who really loves the sport, but with pump, you know that everyone of them is a true player and ambassador to the sport.
why wouldnt you join?