Currently Being ModeratedApr 19, 2012 2:24 AM (in response to Rick Whitelaw)
This is Apple's warped sense of humor about how full screen should work. Aparrently the designer only uses tablets so has no clue how the real world works.
This is totally hated by most power users but, alas, Apple aren't doing anything about fixing this patently broken design, let alone admitting that they could have made a mistake.
Your options are to either put up with it or back out to Snow Leopard.