Hope to play? Or expect to play?What won't even out over the long run is the ability scores my PC was created with. That two minutes of rolling, even if it was thrilling (it's not for me), could never compensate for the hundreds of hours I hope to play that character.
There's a very big difference.
Hope implies a realization on your part that the odds are at least reasonable that you'll not be playing that character for all that long, after which you'll get to try out the roll-up process again. But your context makes it read more like 'expect', a somewhat-entitled sentiment with which I cannot agree whether speaking as a DM or a player.