18th April 2015
The new editor in WordPress.com is quite annoying. It is annoying because:
Unfortunately there is no option to switch back and forth between the annoying and the classical editor, you either have to go via the wp-admin area, or use below direct URLs. Also see Timethief's post Navigating the Classic WordPress.COM interface (dead link).
Here are the URLs to access the classical editor:
A similar annoyance is the new statistics page. I prefer the "old" statistics page which can be found in https://wordpress.com/my-stats?blog=2434324. Every blog has a unique number, mine is 2434324.
Added 05-Nov-2017: The "old" statistics page unfortunately is no longer available.