... okay, to be fair, apart from "elves are just very cool and I love pointy ears"
Thing is, there is something about them beiong much older than they look that is just relatable in a way. Idk. I too, often, feel older than I probably should at this point (or maybe the times are jusut moving far too fast for me to keep up these days, idk), yet people tend to estimate my age to be younger than it is. (the only time when that wasn't the case was when I was stressed out of my mind. Even got a white hair from it. Not very fun.)
Well that, and they are really snazzy, because elves