Borderlands was much more fun and remarkable in the sense it was so original as far as a loot/RPG/shooter. I had never played anything that looked or felt quite like it before. I just felt a sense of wonder exploring Pandora and actually being able to acquire the best weapons from drops from certain bosses. The only big strike against it was the terrible anti climatic ending.
Yes, Borderlands 2 is technically the better game, but it's all built on what we've already seen in the original game. You can't go home again.
All those moments will be lost in time, like Evisceration Rubi's in Borderlands 2. GT: Althea N Hell