Original Link: http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2013/04/26/css3-transitions-thank-god-specification/

This article is packed with a number of quirks and issues you should be aware of when working with CSS3 transitions. Please note that I’m not showing any workarounds or giving advice on how to circumvent the issues discussed

CSS transitions are as handy as they are annoying when dealing with some of their more minor points.

This post goes a long way towards dealing with those annoying points