you have the ability to make them not full screen. its called snapping.
vcfan - most of the Neowinians (and especially the critics) know this - look at the old Windows Developer Preview and Consumer Preview threads, where snapping was shown in photo after photo.
It's not enough. These are painful reminders of the same sort of folks that Andy Rathbone has a whole CHAPTER devoted to in his series of "Dummies Press" Windows books - "How do I Make It Work Like My OLD Windows?"
There is a technical term for such people - it's called "fanaticism".