I really like the look & feel of LXDE (despite GTK) ;-)
There are a few things that concern me about newbie usability, most notably the need to hack config files to do common things like add a menu listing. Could we get a GUI Menu Editor? (Like what happens when you right-click on the KDE start button > menu editor)
What other common tasks should be easier than they are, and is there a plan to GUIfy much of this?