Originally Posted by Liquidacid
some people lack self esteem so in order to feel validated in their choices need everyone to agree that what they like is "better"
Actually, I find the question interesting from a purely academic perspective. Did a market assement study on MMOs, so to me it's hugely interesting to see how WoW and SWTOR and their fan bases develop.
But I guess you're too simple to see anything else than the obvious reasons as the explanations for people's interest in the question...