I also bought Prophecies the day it was released (I made sure I had it pre-ordered, so I picked it up from the shop on release day.) The expansion packs are all worth the buy as well.
The only issue I have with the game is that a lot of the users are friendly to be honest. For one or two quests/missions they are fine, but when it comes to joining a decent, sustainable guild, they're dreadful.
I'm also very hyped about Guild Wars 2, so hyped I don't remember the release date, can anyone remind me? Either way though, I'm going to be sure to get it and see what it's like!