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Stay on same build, never update
 
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4.58%
Stay on same ROM, flash its nightlies regularly
 
70 Vote(s)
26.72%
Stay on same ROM, just flash its stable builds
 
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19.47%
I flash a different ROM every day
 
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I flash a different ROM every week or two
 
87 Vote(s)
33.21%
I flash a different ROM every month or few months
 
49 Vote(s)
18.70%
I flash a different ROM every year or so
 
8 Vote(s)
3.05%

[POLL]How often do you flash a different ROM?

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By fredryk, Senior Member on 22nd December 2012, 09:53 PM
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23rd December 2012, 02:30 PM |#11  
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Too often

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23rd December 2012, 02:34 PM |#12  
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I think I'll keep with stock 'till warranty passes like 1 year or something... BTW I'm getting the phone tomorrow
23rd December 2012, 04:20 PM |#13  
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Depends on the ROM. If I like it I'll stick to it for a while.

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23rd December 2012, 05:17 PM |#14  
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For those staying with stock... Don't you flash your kernel also?

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23rd December 2012, 05:40 PM |#15  
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For those staying with stock... Don't you flash your kernel also?

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I find stock kernel the fastest and most reliable. Sure, I could get better battery life with custom kernel, but since I mostly charge my phone overnight, 10 hours of battery doesn't make much of a difference. And stock just works. You don't have to worry about SODs or reboots or anything. Perfect for me.

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23rd December 2012, 08:28 PM |#16  
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For those staying with stock... Don't you flash your kernel also?

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For most of my time with the GNex I have been on stock but with a custom kernel, though the stock kernel does work really well I got used to the extra things like headphone volume boost, colours/contrast, fast USB charge, etc. If anything I favour those features over battery life, though to be honest I have never experienced bad battery life no matter what ROM or kernel I've tried.

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23rd December 2012, 09:38 PM |#17  
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i don't understand how people flash roms every day? do they just not have any apps to reinstall or what?

I run the CM 10.1 nightlies, and only clear my cache and my Dalvik cache before each flash. My apps are not affected by the frequent updates. It's only when a version change occurs that I have to fully wipe and reinstall everything.
23rd December 2012, 11:09 PM |#18  
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I was a major flashaholic until I found xblack, since then I haven't flashed anything else, so been like a month. I'm trying to live a life that doesnt consist of messing with my hone daily. I found something super stable that works great, so I've stuck with it. Only thing I've flashed since is the latest zen kernel
24th December 2012, 12:11 AM |#19  
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I'm battling a flashahlics addiction and the bad news is I can't afford to get cured at Passages Malibu but I flash a new one like every 2 weeks since I stopped flashing every single daily

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24th December 2012, 03:19 AM |#20  
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I've been flashing EOS nightlies as they are released, I was flashing francos kernel too but I'm using stock at the moment.
24th December 2012, 03:30 AM |#21  
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Whenever a new SlimBean is out.

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