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Default [Q] Clean flash

I always wondered, will flashing a clean ROM & restoring /data from the backup (previous version), be the same as dirty flashing but just longer?

Asking because some ROMs should be flashed clean every now and again - if bugs occur - but would flashing the ROM + GApps (+ Kernel) & restoring /data, avoid me from getting any bugs? After all, the system files are updated and the data restored is for apps and settings previously made.
DEVICE: Sony Xperia Z2 (D6503)
CURRENT ROM: Rooted Stock 17.1.A.2.55
CURRENT KERNEL: Stock
BOOTLOADER: Locked


 
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I think I'm allowed to bump after all this time.
DEVICE: Sony Xperia Z2 (D6503)
CURRENT ROM: Rooted Stock 17.1.A.2.55
CURRENT KERNEL: Stock
BOOTLOADER: Locked


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