The fact of the matter is, many of us don’t need the insanely powerful feature set offered by Office 2010 (or even older versions of Office) for the basic document creation and spreadsheet editing we do from day to day. (Hell, you can even tackle mail merge with Gmail and Google Spreadsheets.) What’s more, absolutely free, open-source tools like OpenOffice.org provide many of the more powerful features you’d want from a desktop office suite.
Did you upgrade? Will you upgrade? I will when things slow down.