It's great that you've just popped in!
I'm just a regular Joe, who loves usability of GNOME on the one hand, but on the other likes the openSUSE approach to make a computer a useful device. So as a compromise I use both Debian and openSUSE simultaneously and thanks to virtualisation it's pretty flawless.
I've always been missing some nice guide to GNOME (at least in Polish) describing things in the manner: take this and do this. At wiki.suse.pl you can find an attempt on making one:
You can usually find me at forum.suse.pl where I do the cleaning jobs.
Feel free to contact me:
e-mail: <pbojczuk _AT_ gmail.com>
Love & bruises,
Przemyslaw "Stefan" Bojczuk