Agree with you, and thats how I am using it at the moment. Just wish I could disable the metro interface completely.
Why MS never gave its users an option (desktop mode, or metro mode) is beyond me. Metro does not work nicely on a desktop with a mouse. The apps fill the screen, and there is no multitasking.
MS is blaming the OEM's for the poor sales of Windows 8 for not making enough touchscreens. But not all of us want touchscreens.
I don't really use the metro apps at all, but I use the new start menu heaps, and like it far more than the old one, but spend at least 80% of my time in desktop mode, so although I don't want to bring the old start menu back, being able to opt to boot into desktop mode rather than straight into metro could be good
Windows Key and and typing to find what you want isn't new to Windows 8. Windows 7 had it too (and I think Vista). I am finding your commentary is a little hard to take seriously and smacks to me of trolling.