Here's another reason that I'm happy to be a born-again casual player of WoW.
Take a look at this picture of the Howling Fjord, my absolutely, completely, utterly favourite zone in the game so far:
Compare and contrast with this, shot on my holiday:
I can feel the difference, deep down inside me.
WoW is cool. It's great fun. The visuals are often breathtaking and inspired. It's a wonderful place to spend a few hours in of an evening, to escape the bustle of the city and to do something fun with friends. It's a cool place to socialise.
But I'd rather spend more time exploring the beauty of this world than spending untold hours fighting my way through the same virtual environment again and again.
I will not make my Karazhan mistake again this year.