With all of the recent information we've seen from sources -- both official and not -- about the upcoming Cataclysm expansion, excitement couldn't be higher. But without so much as a release date to look forward to, patience for the World of Warcraft as we know it is growing thin. Why keep raiding when quest rewards in new expansion zones will do me just as well? How many alts can one really level before the prospect becomes mere tedium? (Especially when those daily Cataclysm screenshots make the revamped old world look so exciting!) But with Blizzard's we'll-release-it-when-it's-done philosophy -- and mind you, I think it's a great philosophy -- we could be waiting an awfully long time before Cataclysm hits. So the question of the day is this: what are you doing while we all wait out Cataclysm?

This article was originally published on WoW Insider.