I was mmo-trained by FFXI. Cutscenes were huge in that game's storyline and we usually were riveted. So, I never go away during WoW's scenes. They give meaning to a lot of quests, and served to get me into the lore of WoW, which tbh, didn't interest me at all prior to playing the game.
A reader lives a thousand lives, the man who never reads lives only one. - George R.R. Martin