Its nice for a change. When they first came out with Gemstones, you had Crystals cluttering up your caves and nurseries for 24 hours at a time! Plus there was a chance for Rainbow "mistakes" with the 4 elements.
I've gotten 3 of every single gem dragon so far--one egg display, an adult dragon, and a baby. The babies are starting to get stuffed into the hibernation cave, though ._."
After that, I stop trying to breed anymore. Though this month has been the quickest! Usually I don't get lucky till the second week--then my luck starts. I got 2 topaz in a row (one on the EBI the other in the EBC), and my third only a couple of breeds later.
I never use gems, either. The gem dragons are difficult, but they give me something to do. I own two of every dragon already, and my shines are all gold.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.