One of the things that sucks about being on the outside is the surprises.
I was blown off my chair when I heard .NET 3.5 released yesterday.
I talked about some of the new stuff in August.
My favorite feature (that I designed, at least) was IDataErrorInfo support in WPF data binding.
Even God likes it. ;-)
You really should be thanking Dr. Bent, who made it.
And Bea, who made sure it worked.