1. Because I like contemplating whether I agree with the order they're in
2. Because they wrap things up in neat, accessible packages
3. They make things short and to the point
4. I enjoy vertical sucession
5. Other people hate lists
6. Those people tend to be the ones who spout on for hours and use unnecessary big words
7. They could use a list format
To be honest, lists are often crappy and fail to be funny like the ones in magazines. My rebuttal to this?: But....