Vinyl is fun. To me the fun is around he whole experience picking out an album, putting on a side, listening to an entire 15-20 minute side in one shot, looking at the cover art. To me, 15-20 minute is the perfect length for a musical statement. After that I can decide to flip it or put on something else. For me vinyl has absolutely zero to do with sound quality. I don't have that great of a stereo anyways. Most of my records were bought for <$1 at garage sales (or inherited from my older brother many years ago). It's getting a bit harder, but vinyl doesn't have to be expensive. Part of the fun, too, is the "thrill of the hunt." I don't know ahead of time what records I want to buy, but if i stop by a thrift shop or garage sale I always look through the vinyl section. I've found some really great stuff, and I buy stuff that I wouldn't normally get because it's cheap. Vinyl gets me to listen to music that's a bit off my radar. 90% of my music listening is on my phone, either commuting or working out. It's just where my life is at. Vinyl has its place, and I really enjoy it when I get the rare chances to dedicate time for music listening.