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  1. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    Hello Eris users (and former Eris users ;)). I just thought I'd drop in to make my 10,000th post here where I started at Android Forums.

    That was almost 14 months ago, but it seems more like 14 days or so, if you know what I mean.

    It's good to see so many Eris uses still with their devices, and it's very good to see the usual very helpful people coming here to lend assistance, doogald, Demache, erisuser1, ScareyAlien, etc.. you guys make the Eris world go around. ;)

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  2. doogald

    doogald Guides Guide

    Wow, 10,000! That's something else.

    Remember how many of us desperately waited last year for the promised first quarter update that didn't come until May? Well, many of us except for you. Now we get a new, unannounced OTA and mostly everybody is shrugging.
  3. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    I did notice a rather nonchalant attitude here about that latest OTA.

    I think 2.1 was such a leap for the Eris, moving from 1.5, that the anticipation built up (for most ;)) as we watched many other Android devices get it ahead of ours.
  4. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary Moderator

    Frisco,

    10k is pretty impressive...congrats and thank you for continuing your guidance and contributions not only here but in the other forums too! Glad you have stayed in touch with your "roots" ;).

    Yeah, the OTA mania from the early months of 2010 was a sight to behold. I didn't make my first post until after rooting when the 2.1 OTA first came out, but I did enjoy lurking and reading all of the speculative threads and posts about the OTA and the 2.1 leaks. I also downloaded them, just in case...;), but thankfully never "leaked" :p.

    By the way, I'm thinking of installing a task killer...what does everyone think about that? :p :) :eek: ;) :D
  5. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    You can give us daily reports on what differences you notice once the phone killer, I mean task killer, is installed. ;)
  6. bberryhill0

    bberryhill0 Well-Known Member

    I installed leak 1 two days before root was achieved. :( I am watching the update threads but not like I was last year.
  7. gruss

    gruss Well-Known Member

    Wow. Frisco I remember when you were happy with 1.5 and getting warnings from mods :)
  8. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary Moderator

    dude...that had to have sucked! I waited it out like Frisco (but I was awful tempted, I must admit).

    I missed whatever posts may have elicited such warnings (from our normally mild-mannered, but very eloquent yet outspoken Frisco), but I remember seeing "On Probation" under his name :eek:. For a while, I thought it was self-imposed title as protest against "The Man" ;). Still curious though...:D
  9. gruss

    gruss Well-Known Member

    Lol I don't really remember or paid enough attention to care but I remember some. I installed the leaks way before root but wasn't one of the folks saying ya gotta do it....so I understood his point.
  10. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    They've since taken me in and handed me a stun gun. ;)
  11. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    Yeah, it was my sub-title.

    I love messing with that sub-title. ;)

    No, it was kind of like the guy who gets pulled over for rolling through a stop sign or whatever, and then, because he was feeling grouchy in the first place, argues with the cop who was just going to give him a warning. Not a smart thing to do. Ticket time! :D
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  12. byteware

    byteware Well-Known Member

    Congrats. I've moved on from the Eris as well, but I still like to keep track of this forum...
  13. zoomy942

    zoomy942 Well-Known Member

    I'm trying my best to get an Eris to get back on the saddle - after using a RAZR2 for an unemployed year. But they are hard to find away from eBay and for less than an astronomical price.

    Ugh.

    The search continues.
  14. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    I see you got dibs on one listed in our Classifieds here. Did that fall through?
  15. zoomy942

    zoomy942 Well-Known Member

    I don't know yet. I have had about 50 fall through and another 50 being priced north of what i'm capable of doing. I PM'd him and a few others. I have PM'd people on other forums too.

    Problem is, I'm not a fan of Ebay, and I live in Sun Valley Idaho which is WAY outside craiglist range.
  16. offanairplane

    offanairplane Well-Known Member

    I may have a good quality Eris for sale soon.
    I've been working overtime a lot lately, and I got a tip from a little birdie that my wife is planning on buying me a Thunderbolt for my birthday in May.

    There are a few dings and scratches, nothing major, and my trackball works perfectly. PM me in May if you're still looking.


    edit:
    Just checked the price of a new Incredible on Verizonwireless.com and it's $529 retail, which I would be paying since I have no upgrade yet. Holy crap! I can only imagine what a Thunderbolt would cost. Maybe I'll be getting a used Incredible from ebay for my birthday instead of a Thunderbolt. I've seen lots of those between $200 and $250, many of which say they are mint. Either way, my Eris will be for sale. :)


    And what is the deal with the refurbished Incredible being the same $529 as the new Incredible?
  17. zoomy942

    zoomy942 Well-Known Member

    I saw some of that pricing too. It's madness! I dont need anything more than a droid that does google voice and that's about it. Smartphone pricing is outrageous!

    PZ
  18. bberryhill0

    bberryhill0 Well-Known Member

    I'm amazed that people are still asking $150 for an Eris on Craigslist in Bend, OR.
  19. zoomy942

    zoomy942 Well-Known Member

    Agreed! Hence why i'm having so much trouble getting one.

    PZ
  20. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    I'm tempted to ship you mine, but it would need some work to be activated. It's rooted and on an old version of CyanogenMod.

    It's in perfect shape, over clocked just right, fast, etc.

    I presume you're on Verizon. You'd have to spend some time getting things as they should be to get service to it. I use it on wifi only, as I have a Fascinate now.
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  21. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    Check your PM, zoomy.
  22. JrzDroid

    JrzDroid Well-Known Member

    I remember the days when I was constantly in the Eris threads looking for the next big thing. It seems like just yesterday that Frisco, OftheDamned, Caddyman and myself were all over these threads trying to help anyone who asked for it. Since I've moved to the DX forums I've really missed the real "community" feeling that the Eris section had.

    Congratulations on 10,000 posts Frisco!
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  23. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    Thanks, JrzDroid.

    I think you hit the nail on the head about the Eris community as compared to some other device sections here, as far as how it feels to us.

    We have to be careful about that, though. It's possible that those other forums have the same feel to the old timers there. I've found that the regulars in Fascinate seem tightly knit, with many of them meeting and interacting in other venues, such as chat and irc.

    But, yes.. Eris will remain my Android Forums home. *sigh*
  24. byteware

    byteware Well-Known Member

    I'll ditto Jrz on this one... I haven't participated in other device communities like I did with the Eris. There was just something about the people in the Eris group. Mostly warm and friendly and fun.

    And occasionally cold, undead, friendly, and fun.
  25. Podivin

    Podivin VIP Member VIP Member

    lol @ cold, undead, friendly and fun. You left out "smokin' hot avatar" :)
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