I follow your logic, and yes, I see pulled apart PVC occasionally. Lack of expansion fittings, etc. for reasons.

I was taught, 'wipe, glue (both ends) and push', and only the plumbing guys had to prime.

There's a pic of a riser pulled out of the MA on a meter pan floating around (ECM?), that seems to be a prime example of 'pull out', although there is no expansion joint visible in the pic. Now that I said this, IF the glue joint was 'stronger' (in the pic) would the MA threads fail, or would the meter pan be damaged??

Also, whats with the link to plumbing estimates in your post??