This all kind of reminds me of when Final Cut Pro version first come out over 15 years ago.
It seems every that is different or goes against the grain goes through the same cycle. First hate, then ridicule and finally love. :)
It seems they may be suffering from Software Bloat. Sometimes the best and quickest cure is a full software re-write. It is not easy and it can take time.
Maybe they are already working on something new behind the scenes.
Soon you may even feel like a VJ. I know I do. I sometimes work ahead of the playback play head making changes. Give it time. :)
I love FCPX! :)
I believe they are listening to us. :)
Also, we have not had to pay for an upgrade for FCPX or Motion in over 5 years! :)
Final Cut Pro 10 is considered a professional post production tool by a growing number of professionals in our industry. It just may be time for a full and fair re-evaluation of what it can now do.