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

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Hunterbeav, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. flyjbaker

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    I never thought I would turn into a phone geek....but here I am!!!
     

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  2. Hunterbeav

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    Lol me 2...and I'm carrying pencils in my top shirt pocket :(
     
  3. stompyevo

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    +100, me too i onlly used my PC for reading about rooting and now i love my EVO even more
     
  4. Granite1

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    +1. Mee too. Even the PC games have eased up quite a bit. Ok, I'll be honest, they have stopped altogether.

    My entire evening after the heathens are put to bed consists of: Beer, Android Forums, and rocking back and forth until the Nandroid backup has completed. :rolleyes:
     
  5. expose11

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    I rooted my Hero just three months in. I was flashing every update of cm till I got aosp. I was happy. Then my speaker broke on my beloved Hero. I was at my anniversary date so I got the EVO. This thing is so fast coming from a Hero, who needs to do anything to it.
    One day later, I'm rooted........And so it continues.
     
  6. Granite1

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    I flashed the latest GB ROm onto my old Hero... it never ends!
     
  7. Granite1

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    Still don't have the marbles to root the evo........one day.....I can still flash away on the old Hero to get my fix. :)
     
  8. Xtremedays

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    Its a piece of cake.....when you finally root your Evo though, your Hero is going to feel neglected ;)

    I sold me Hero off after I rooted my Evo because it started collecting dust.
     
  9. An UrgeTo Dance

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    Hi I'm Urge, I just rooted my phone a day ago, flashed MikFroyo, and I'm already thinking about flashing another ROM.
     
  10. Druid_42

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    Yep, same boat here. We recently upgraded our family plan to 3 EVO 4Gs, (18 yr old daughter, wife, and I) and the 18 yr old asked me about jailbreaking. "It's called rooting, jailbreaking is for iphones." I have one down and 2 to go. I ask them if they want me to flash theirs yet, and I get this wild look of fear in their eyes. They grip their Evos to their bosoms like I was asking to take away very soul. Yet, it is only a matter of time, because as they complain about their battery life, asking where the charger is, I laugh and tell them where my battery is at. They look at me with scorn in their eyes.
    I do highly recommend Azreal X as a ROM to try. I'm running 3.1, but they just released 4.0 (ggggrrrrrrrrrrrrr!) yesterday. Yeah, that's right, I'm upset, because I absolutely ADORE my phone's performance on 3.1. They can't make this any better, can they? I see the new features, sigh heavily, and click on the download link.

    Oh, BTW, has anyone named theirs yet? Just curious.
     
  11. frenchy714

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    I too am constantly getting in trouble with my fiancee.....At times she feels like she's competing with my Evo for time! Terrible huh lol.

    I should get her an android phone....There's no price for peace of mind in the household.
     
  12. akazabam

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    That worked out quite well for me. I bought my wife an Evo. She won't let me touch it, though, lol.
     
  13. frenchy714

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    I started letting her play with Evo here and there, she likes to play angry birds and fruit ninja, but once she gets on it, it's hard to get it back! :D
     
  14. andygu3

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    Hi my name andygu3, long time Hero flasher, soon to be an Evo flasher:D

    Little late to the game but never to late to try something new;)
     
  15. JB in AZ

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    Welcome andygu3! ;) I've rooted, but am still on stock rom for now....This is an awesome phone. You won't regret this decision.

    Lots to read here....start with this: Rooting for Dummies.
     
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  16. frenchy714

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    How is Mik 4.5? Any significant changes from 4.4?
     
  17. Granite1

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    WHATS UP ANDY!!! The evo is what I expected from the Hero, but better. :) I'm going to root this sucka tonight!

    Folks Andy will no doubt be helping us with our evo's soon enough, he helped me with my Hero several times. ;)
     
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  18. andygu3

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    3 days I've had the Evo, where's my root?:eek:
     
  19. lcallen80

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    I'm so glad there is a group of rootheads i can talk to...Hi my name is.....umm...my name is..wait i think i put it in the root of my sd card..no wait!! that was the rom i flashed!!! somebody please help!!!
     
  20. ocnbrze

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    OMG the new mikfroyo is out!!!!!! it is so fast and smooth. man just in time for my fix. i mean...... wait. oh yeah, i told myself i would stop. damn it!!!MAKE IT STOP!!!!!!! NO MORE PLEASE.
     
  21. Granite1

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    I'm currently getting my fix with myns myriad of themes and add ons. :D
     
  22. dan330

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    would this count on my HMO???... pay for help?
     
  23. Granite1

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    If you have a flex spending account, I think you're covered.
     
  24. ocnbrze

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    I love this thread!
    so to all the new rooters
    Hello, my name is Jim and i'm a flashaholic. since i rooted my phone i have flashed in no particular order:
    myn's warm2.2 rls5, fresh, mikforyo 4.4, mikfroyo4.5, koni's elite, miui 1.19,cm7 ,kings froyo unleashed, myn's warm z, and soon to be caulkin's evio 2 v1.8 (i know, i know, can't help it)

    it has been 2 days since my last flash!
     
  25. jconeab

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    Hahaha, same here. All my gaming activity has stopped and I am constantly on these forums reading up on different ROM's and customizations. Charging my phone twice a day because I can't put it down... the woman just sighs at me when I get caught playing with it and not listening to her :(
     

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