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I'd say StarOffice, though I rarely use the extras.
I would go for Gnome Office because it's less bloaty, but I need the better compatibility StarOffice has with MS Office since I'm in a Windows-centric educational environment. Plus, why not take advantage of a free educational license from Sun?
I was flipping a coin between KOffice and OpenOffice.org. I have not had any problems opening documents created/updated in "that other (M$)" suite with either. KOffice is becoming more of a cohesive and simple product to use, but I have read some reviews that seem to indicate that KOffice has some more improvements to realize before it becomes the great one. OO.o is heavy, but has become more nimble in recent releases; however, it also has a really nice feature set.
Open Office, hands down. Some of the lesser-used apps like Draw need more user input in order to make it more intuitive, but Writer and Calc are solid. The performance improvement I've seen since its beta days have been most reassuring.
However, I would like to see other suites step up that weren't so shell-centric and give OO.o someone to jog with.
Distribution: Linux Mint 8, Ubuntu Studio 9.10, DSL 4.1
OpenOffice, hands down. Free, stable & it's a great way for me to introduce friends who use Winblows (& consequently think M$ Office is their only choice in suites) to an alternative that gets the job done on SO many levels.