People are aware of the spacebar functionality in dialogues. If they don't press spacebar, then that's because they simply don't want to, and not because they are lazy/unaware/in need of guidance etc.
Lemme guess...you were doing a HM FP? Story mode is where you need to be to NOT skip. If you're in hard modes, skipping is the expected norm. People are there for the trinkets, not your RP.