Same experience, minus the jig. I was a member for ~5 years in the early 90s. Never got anything but a magazine and a bill.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.