I have always hated MMO games, and probably always will.
I never played any MMOs before WoW -- wasn't even tempted at all. I knew people who played EQ and UO, but it never really sounded interesting or compelling. When WoW was announced, my immediate thought was, "great, now I'll have to wait another 3 or 4 years before I see a Blizzard game I can play." But a month after it came out I was talking with a coworker about it and he made sound interesting enough to try it. I was hooked immediately.
You should give the 10 (14?) day free trial a spin, you might be surprised.
“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” -- Carl Sagan