Hi, my name is Jim and I have a Flashing Addiction


  1. Hunterbeav

    Hunterbeav Well-Known Member

    Hi all .....this rooting thing all started innocently enough..was just going to get the hotspot fix and that was it....now I'm an addict....even when everything is going good in my relationship with my evo I'm always looking around for something better looking, faster, more attrabutes...I feel cheap and unfaithful....my god what am I to do...are there meetings, are there pills that will help....maybe I should start R.A. ( rooters anonymous ) at least then there would be others like me to talk to....:D...who will join

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  2. Xtremedays

    Xtremedays Well-Known Member

  3. Droidster

    Droidster Well-Known Member

    In the club.... do they have a 12 step to slow down... oh ya, buy an iphone:D
    it is strange, I wanted occasional wifi for the laptop and didn't wanna spend the $$ then I found out I can play angry birds without ads... that was it...
  4. Granite1

    Granite1 Zercron Encrusted Tweezer Moderator

    Hi Jim. :)
  5. Granite1

    Granite1 Zercron Encrusted Tweezer Moderator

    I'm in pseudo recovery. I was a flashaholic with my Hero. Just got the EVO, so I'm being a good boy so far.
  6. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    yeah i thought that i had an evo addiction til i rooted. now i really have it bad now. i literally cannot put the phone down. i use my phone so much now that i'm constantly charging my phone. it is not that i do not have a bad battery life. its just that i'm using it too much. i may get a bigger battery but that will make my beautiful evo ugly. i hate my addiction (not really). help!!!!!!!
  7. mijjah1974

    mijjah1974 Member

    I'm in. Can't put it down, always reading the forums. Having to mod, theme, try new things. Just can't seem to get enough.
  8. Hunterbeav

    Hunterbeav Well-Known Member

    Lol......lord help us!!!!
  9. Mr. Ed

    Mr. Ed Well-Known Member

    I was constantly in trouble with the fiancee....got her an android phone and all is well
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  10. Matlock

    Matlock Well-Known Member

    Hello.. My name is Matt, and I have an Android Rooting addiction... and I love it!!

    You should have knocked out a Poll for it. lol
  11. medwa

    medwa Well-Known Member

    Spoken like a true addict!
  12. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    i'm currently trying out a sleep app. it says that i have to put the phone down next to me. i woke up snuggling with it in my arms. is there anything wrong with that?
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  13. kuscoot

    kuscoot Active Member

    No.


    You know, the first step to recovery is admitting you have an addiction. So congrats to my many fellow addicts. . .
    I'm not sure about turning my addiction over to the "EVO GODS" . . . I'm not sure that step will work as intended!
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  14. CzarMatt

    CzarMatt Well-Known Member

    I can stop whenever I want! Really! I can! I...you... get off my back! *flashes a ROM* Oh, that's the stuff. :D
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  15. Hunterbeav

    Hunterbeav Well-Known Member

    Lol, talk dirty to me you little android phone;)
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  16. Xtremedays

    Xtremedays Well-Known Member

    Same here. Always told to "Put the phone down!"......tried for a month to get her to upgrade to an Evo but she decided on the Epic.....guess in a couple weeks when she wants hers rooted I will have to learn on that one. :D
  17. Hunterbeav

    Hunterbeav Well-Known Member

    Mine had an EVO before me. I rooted hers so she could have the sprint hotspot and she never plays with hers...I'm constantly playing with mine...maybe it just a guy thing that we learned at a very young age...teeheee;)
  18. Granite1

    Granite1 Zercron Encrusted Tweezer Moderator

    I worked for the first time in a week today. First day back with the evo. Got yelled at by the boss. Then I had to spend about 20 minutes showing him features and such. Poor guy has a BB......I think the addiction may have spread to a potential convert....
  19. kuscoot

    kuscoot Active Member

    I must introduce the term ENABLING . We have several typical examples of the power of addiction. Enabling your wives to become an addict... just not right. Even worse is enabling your boss to engage in the addiction. You sir have gone too far. Please save yourselves and get to a meeting tonight. You've all heard the saying "I was hooked after the first Rom". Don't let yourselves have that same fate. There is hope if you act quickly.
    GodSpeed EVO Addicts.
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  20. surfologist87

    surfologist87 Well-Known Member

    Good job soldier!!!
  21. surfologist87

    surfologist87 Well-Known Member

    Bahahaha im thinking of getting my girlfriend a hero. So that she understands a little of what my problem is.
  22. fortisi876

    fortisi876 Well-Known Member

    When you guys saying "rooting" addiction do you really mean 'flashing'?
    If yes, then count me in I'm definitely a flashoholic!

    However, this latest version of MIUI has made me it's bitch and have since seized the numerous daily flashes. It still has its quirks but man overall it kicks some ass!
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  23. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    help!!! i just flashed mikfroyo 4.4. i cant stop!!!!!!!!!!! no more roms please!!!!!
  24. Hunterbeav

    Hunterbeav Well-Known Member

    You do know that mikfroyo 4.5 is soon to be finished lol. I'm on 4.5 beta3 as we speak....this flashing of roms will never end.......quietly Jim says ( I hope )
  25. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    yeah i know,
    i kind of like to wait til it is out of beta. couldn't wait.
    i have issues!

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