To collect it and have a sealed copy. I have lots of sealed albums but with a lot of those I have a copy on cd as well but therein lies my dilemma because this is only on vinyl. I want to keep it sealed but I have no other way of listening (except when it ends up on youtube) which is nothing like listening to it on vinyl. It's the battle of the collector vs. The music lover in me.
I can understand this. At least, to have it sealed for a little while. This was the first time I went out to an actual store and bought like 8 vinyl records. There's a small thrill to cutting open a fresh new record, then listening to it. Way more fun than a CD
In fact, a friend of mine still does this with CDs (buys them, keeps them sealed on a shelf). And I always thought it was strange until now.