A long while back I included the "Complete Word" shortcut:
in my coding practice, avoiding the tricks I had developed to prompt the visual studio intellisense back into giving me suggestions for word completion.
This saves a lot of "micro-time" and improves flow.
Another time when I found myself coaching intellisense is when looking at the parameter info. This would be achieved, e.g. by re-typing a comma or the opening
( of a method call.
On Friday I realised there had to be a keyboard short-cut, tonight I hunted, and found the treasure:
Ahhh, the joy!