Thanks to all who had a reply to my question. Even though the Curve is cool and sleek, the 8800 fits me better. So, this evening, I will call T-Mobile and order one for myself.
Now, do not think that this means that I will be leaving you Curve junkies alone. I will check in from time-to-time and let you all know how the 8800 is working out for me.

Thanks again!