But I have also found that this has become harder and harder to do over the years, especially in a time effective manner. When I am done with a character I don't want to have to spend several weeks or months trying to get others to perm them.
I feel that the general mentality of the player base, for good or ill, is now one that makes getting killed by other players very hard and getting permed by other players far harder still. Even when you help by running about without a clone.
Often I think this is because nobody wants to just smash other characters. They want to avoid that final, permanent ending so as to not demoralize or completely ruin the experience of other players. And I think that this is mostly a good thing. But not all players want to play this way.
This even impacts players who, while not specifically looking to perm, just want a more hardcore experience with fewer pulled punches. Something you have a hard time getting anymore.
So I suggest there be a command you can run that acts as a switch. When turned on it displays a tag that other players can see. Maybe something like "(HAPPY TO BE KILLED)" next to their name when you look at them. Or similar.
It is off by default but players looking for a more hardcore experience or looking to perm can toggle it on and play away. This changes nothing about the rules or theme. It just lets other players know that they can go hard and that it will be appreciated by the receiving end.