Honestly I think you're making a sweeping generalization assuming that anyone who roots their phone without reading everything there is to read first is just trying to be "cool".
Granted, there are a lot of folks out there that could stand to tak...
Can you confirm that you have permanent root and s=off? This guide is the one I used and it has steps for confirming that you have both: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=858996
If the permaroot and s=off check out, then if ...
CB, while I can understand your frustration I believe your attitude could be seen as elitist.
I think that perhaps what we should be doing is trying to come up with a root cause solution that might work instead of telling people not to try someth...