i think a lot of metro sea sickness could be cured - in part - by offering a choice (yes a choice - remember those?) of Wipe, Disolve in or Plain
The screens flying back and forth doing routine things (like going between flipping desktop and start "menu" is insane
Does apple hold a patent on apps that fade in from nowhere - zooming in quickly?
that would be better than huge WIPES
PS - W3 - i see youve shaved