as long as double standards don't creep in for the mods!
trickykid: "of course now i have my illegal copy of office 2000..."
How big is the partition that you made? You should be fine getting away using diskdrake to resize it, but what to do with the space you've freed up? i'd not recommend resizing your / too risky, it may be big enough to turn into /home or somwthing like that.