Yep, this is how it works.
Probably don't have room to have it in the corner per say, but I bet I can get close.
Nope, that was only temporary.
I'm actually planning on this... I originally mounted the strip inside before I had my light built, I was using a screw in array and didn't want to drill any holes for it.
I think I covered all your points @Manfromthenorth lol.
By praying I mean the leaves pointed up, In any cycle (veg or bloom) I've always heard this was a sign of a healthy plant.