Ah, damn, I don't want to do a wipe, that seems really really unnecessary for root. I mean, what the hell? What really gets me is I can't back up /data without root, and I can't root without wiping /data.
Besides, the wife would kill me.
Samsung Stratosphere (rooted, retired)
Motorola Devour (rooted, retired)
Acer Iconia A500 (rooted)