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ORDER Social Group... For us with ORD (Obsessive-ROM Updating Disorder)

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26th March 2010, 04:27 PM   |  #1  
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Thanks mikechannon, awesome job !



Thanks af974 for the artwork




ORDER Social Group

Come on guys, join in!

Hi, my name is Ezequiel and I have had ORD since 2005. Because of this, I have created a group which I not only maintain, but also I am a proud member of. This kind of group therapy might not give out any results (as we would need someone who has been able to recover from it), but at least we will be able to get past the feeling that we are in essence lonely in this world since no one outside of xda-devs seem to understand what we go through

So, what exactly is ORD?(thanks Fallen Spartan for the definition)

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I have finally figured out what is wrong with us all.

We got something that can be called ORD

Obsessive-ROM Updating Disorder

you might have it if you:

-Flashes new roms as soon as they are available

-Need to have the lastes OS build

-Need to have the latest packages, it do not matter if there is no changes to the application, just as long as it has a higher build number.

-Is often forgetful in daily activities cause you are thinking of what the next leaked update will be

-Often does not follow instructions and fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace because your urge to browse websites sutch as Htcpedia or xda-developers.

-Difficulties completing household chores as you are constantly refreshing your browser for updated roms

-Often having difficulty concentrating on conversations as you are constantly backing up contacts etc, setting up mail and customizing graphics on the newest rom

-Appearing not to listen when spoken to (often being accused of beeing obsessesive with "that damn phone"

The idea is based on a thread started by G1Bricked

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26th March 2010, 06:21 PM   |  #2  
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My name is Blair and I am an Addict!
I have been an addict since I got a Kaiser 2 years ago.
Now I cook my own personal ROM's, helped Root a couple Android Devices, and cant stop visiting XDA waiting to get or help with the latest and greated WinMo/Android Mod.

Phewwwwwww!
I feel better already.....ohhhh wait is that a new WinMo build...........
26th March 2010, 07:39 PM   |  #3  
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Lol!

Im Orb and Im a humanoid, so I can type more and faster
Im waiting that a profession: Psychologist for not humans to be created, so Ill be in the first list to get an appointment, I have problems

The real story:

I started on Winmo world back in 2004 when I saw a friend of mine with a Blue angel, I was amazed with it and later on I got an Universal from a trip to Europe, since that I got in love with WM/HTC world, but something was missing....I was bored...
Until I came across XDA!! and all changed, the possibilities were almost infinite on flashing (flashed so many times Ive lost the count)and customizing, money was my limit to buy more devices so I stayed only with great Uni from 2005 till 2009 that I got the chance to buy a Rhodium (I am not counting my wifes Excalibur on this story).
Later on I wanted to have a Maple to upgrade my wifes Excalibur and was looking for one for several months, and recently Ive found a great deal!
Flashing continues...

Thats the end of the story....for now
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26th March 2010, 07:49 PM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by orb3000

Lol!

Im Orb and Im a humanoid, so I can type more and faster
Im waiting that a profession: Psychologist for not humans to be created, so Ill be in the first list to get an appointment, I have problems

With close to 8600 posts, I would dare say that you have time rather than problems
27th March 2010, 01:33 AM   |  #5  
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With close to 8600 posts, I would dare say that you have time rather than problems

Lol!
Yeah, my work (believe or not I have a work) allows me a lot of free time which I spent happy here (only not happy is my wife)
So yes.... I do have a problem!
27th March 2010, 01:58 AM   |  #6  
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Hi my name is Gulli I've had ORD since February 2007. but I'm curred now.
To be curred I had to sell all my HTC devices and buy an iPhone but untill there is some other was to cure ORD I can't return to Windows Mobile or Android Doctors orders. I still have my Topas but it's for sale and I've had the offical 2.53 rom on it for more then a week.
27th March 2010, 02:33 AM   |  #7  
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Hi my name is Gulli I've had ORD since February 2007. but I'm curred now.
To be curred I had to sell all my HTC devices and buy an iPhone but untill there is some other was to cure ORD I can't return to Windows Mobile or Android Doctors orders. I still have my Topas but it's for sale and I've had the offical 2.53 rom on it for more then a week.

I was beginning to wonder what had happened to you

Let me ask you this, did you jailbreak your iPhone? Cause if you have, then I am sorry to inform you that you are not completely cured ....

back to Step 1 with you...
27th March 2010, 02:57 AM   |  #8  
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I was beginning to wonder what had happened to you

Let me ask you this, did you jailbreak your iPhone? Cause if you have, then I am sorry to inform you that you are not completely cured ....

back to Step 1 with you...

The iPhone has not arived yet maybe in a week and I'm shure it will be jailbroken within the first hours. but wait I havn't flashed my Topaz more at least a week so I must be curred.. right ? or maybe it's just because I wan't it to have an official rom when someone buys it well **** at least I feel curred :P
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thanks mikechannon, awesome job !



ORDER Social Group

Come on guys, join in!

Hi, my name is Ezequiel and I have had ORD since 2005. Because of this, I have created a group which I not only maintain, but also I am a proud member of. This kind of group therapy might not give out any results (as we would need someone who has been able to recover from it), but at least we will be able to get past the feeling that we are in essence lonely in this world since no one outside of xda-devs seem to understand what we go through

So, what exactly is ORD?(thanks Fallen Spartan for the definition)



I cannot believe that you stole my idea, and used it, and didn't give me any credit for it at all. I made the post/thread "I... Hate... Xda!" and I'm not even linked here, seriously? So mean!! >:{
27th March 2010, 05:07 AM   |  #10  
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My Story ...
It started back in late 2008, early 2009. I had just purchased my new HTC Fuze and wasn't very satisfied with how it performed. After a few hours of searching, I came upon XDA Developers and started reading about what could be done to my phone to make it better. In excitement, I created an account on the forum ...

At first, I was flashing ROM's to my device so that I could get the best features and performance. I would leave the ROM on the device for a few weeks; then weekly, daily, and finally ... hourly. I didn't notice that I was becoming addicted at first; my friends and family had. We would be at a social dinner or event and I would find myself logging into XDA from my phone to see if a new ROM had been released. I'd pretend to be involved in the conversation we were having, but cursing inside at the fact that I wasn't in front of my PC to download and flash it to my device.

Popular chefs like NRGZ28, NATF, and ARUPENTHAL would announce an updated release of their next Fuze ROM and I would find myself refreshing my browser every hour waiting for the "uploading" message to change to "uploaded & ready" - like a junkie waiting on a street corner for his pusher to arrive. I would get frustrated at how long it was taking to download the ROM from my 16 Mbps downstream connection. I would stay up all night trying to figure out the best time to download ROM's so that I could push my 16 Mbps connection to it's limit - I even called my ISP to complain about the fact that I couldn't get an OC48 fibre optic connection to my house. I even called RapidShare, Hotfile, MediaFire, and 4shared technical support to plead with them to remove the waiting period - I even bought every single item from the popup advertisements.

During the day, I would find myself taking several breaks so that I could check the forum to see if a new ROM was available or another registry tweak that would enhance my phone. I would tell my colleagues that I had a bladder condition just so I could sneak to the bathroom and check the forum. If a ROM had been released, I would go back to my desk and announce that I wasn't feeling well just so I could go home to download the ROM.

I found myself filled with anxiety wondering if someone else had already downloaded the ROM. Would there be a download slot left for me? I found myself pre-booking helicopter flight services to my home just so I could get there as quickly as possible and make sure that I was the first one to download the latest ROM. I found myself setting up sockpuppet accounts so that I could trace the IP Address of any member who had downloaded the ROM before me ... just to call their ISP and have their accounts suspended so that it wouldn't happen again.

And it got worse; I met a dealer name Da_G. He started supplying me the latest versions of kitchens so that I could make my own ROM's. No more waiting. No more pushers. I was "plugged-in" at the source. I would find all of the latest application packages, and add them to my kitchen. If I ran into a problem, I knew I could turn to him for another fix. I craved it more than life itself; I needed the latest ROM ... even before HTC thought of it.

Near the end, it's all I could do. I even worshipped the great goddess Flar of XDA, so that I would be blessed into the order of modship just so I could get into the "inside track". I sold myself like a cheap prostitute/junkie in need of "just one more fix; and then I'll quit; honest". Then another release of Opera or SenseUI would come out; then a new version 6.5 - the cycle would repeat itself over and over.

I found myself waiting in dark alleys looking for iPhone users just so I could show them the latest ROM I had built; "see," I would say, "I have an app for that too". I was a lost soul like those that perish in the Bermuda Triangle; except mine was that of a lost GPS signal. I found myself on street corners calling friends and asking: "Can you hear me now". I lost everything, my house, my home, my wife, my dignity, my HTC Fuze. I felt like I was in a deep dark cave unable to use the backlight of my Fuze to shine the way.

But then, I was saved - I found ORDER. Founded on the teachings of the grand master ITJE and his three followers of the HardSPL: FALLEN SPARTAN the mystic flasher, STYLEZ the rominator, and the all-knowing MIKECHANNON; the high priest EGZTHUNDER1 seeks to enlighten those afflicted with his wisdom. He taught me that all was not lost ...

I simply had to go buy another phone.


My name is hilaireg and I have ORD.

Last edited by hilaireg; 27th March 2010 at 05:22 AM. Reason: not to be taken seriously ... i hope :)

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