One Quickie

Turn off the Lion "autorepeat shows accent chooser" (General->General)
I actually want my characters to autorepeat rather than seeing the accent chooser. Run this in the terminal, and restart affected apps:
defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false
(thanks to Paul Kafasis)

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