Well, for the first time since I started using Linux 7 years ago, I had the damn thing just lock up on me completely. Well, excluding the times I ignored Debian's pretty warning about removing Perl ("Are you sure you want me to do this?" ) or similar fun + games (such as back in the good old days, telling SuSE to remove rather than upgrade it's kernel and then completely ignoring the warning message...). Wasn't even trying this time, honest 'guv!
Ah well, here's to another 7 years