I've decided to be the last one on the planet to buy a camera. I have had a lovely old Canon Rebel (sadly from the post agassi days) that has sat on a shelf for months/years since the batteries ran out and they're almost $20 bucks a pop. I'm starting to worry that grandchildren will have no photos of me during these impressionable years besides ones from parties with me in spandex tights.
Anyway I think the Canon sd200 is the best one, but as with anything that can be researched endlessly on the internet, thinking you may have got a good deal is very tough these days. There's just nothing like a new product release 2 weeks after you tell your mother that she should buy her powerbook to cut to the heart of the materialistic soul.