Originally Posted by XplosiV
Maybe it's just me, but I thought it was a fairly standard practice to always start from stock, then root or flash (odin) a rooted rom then update with any other things. At least that's how I do it. Was always much easier to keep the flow simple that way.
Well, I wouldn't say standard practice, but "best practice", sure. There are people that "dirty" flash - updated ROM right over the top of old version. There are people that simply do a full wipe, then put on the new ROM. The best practice would be to return to complete wiped stock with Odin, then throw down your recovery and new ROM.
Just depends on how often you change/update ROMs and how much free time you have, I guess!