WP8 Is Eating Itself Alive

Anyone have a problem with their WP and a absolutely massive "OTHER" folder constantly growing in size with no way to clear it out other than factory resetting?

This issue seems to be getting lots of traction on the wpforums over the past we and is making may people's devices unusable, mine included.

http://www.ijsmblog.com/2013/01/mystery-of-ever-expanding-other-storage.html

http://windowsphone.uservoice.com/forums/101801-feature-suggestions/suggestions/3494721-gives-the-wp8-user-a-tool-to-clean-up-his-phone

http://www.wpxbox.com/mysterious-other-in-phone-storage-in-windows-phone-8/