Best Gingerbread ROM?

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    I've nearly tried them all and can't find the one for me. My personal favorite so far is CyanogenMod7. It has added the screen off animation which is very very cool. Other than that fantastic feature, I am finding a lot of problems in that ROM such as constant restarting, very bad battery life, etc. I give him credit for all of his hard work, but I am really looking for a new Gingerbread ROM to run with the screen off animation. Right now, I am preparing to use Ultimate Droid 3.0 Beta. I've tried jeffv2, neubanks, Project Elite, Charity ROM, and pretty much every other Gingerbread ROM. If you have one that I haven't mentioned that doesn't have many issues, please tell me the name of the ROM and where to download it. Thanks dancedroid
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    IM IN LOVE WITH ULTIMATE DROID 3.0 :) Just tried it and having a ton of fun. Still looking for another ROM running Gingerbread because I'm not sure I like the speed of this one... I will test out a 1.2 GHz kernel on it.
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    you wont find any difference between any Roms. ultimate droid and my rom are all built from cm source. the only way you'll see difference is if you download an older version that doesn't restart. the older one on my site (jan 4th) is probably the most stable, i never had any restarts and it has good battery.
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    i haven't tested it lately but every kernel ive tried has killed wifi.
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    UD has been running pretty good for me. A few bugs here and there and data turns off sometimes which can be annoying. Should be a lot better with the next release.
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    I'm in love with Bugless Beast 6.2.1. Unless Peter does something stupid in future updates, I plan on sticking with it for a very long time.
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    I thought BB wasn't a true Gingerbread rom. Just Froyo with some Gingerbread features added in.

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    Bugless Beast is 6.2.1 is basically a GingerBread themed Froyo ROM. But it's also the closest thing to GB while maintaining stability and having all features that work.

    All the GB ROMs at the moment have broken 3G data and various other bugs that keep them from becoming ROMs we can use on a daily basis. I've tried UD and Jeff's. Jeff is making the most progress and putting the most time into it but until the major bugs are fixed I use BB.

    Just keep playing with the daily releases.
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    I use GB as my day to day rom actually. I hardly ever use 3G cause I'm always on Wifi. My billing cycle is almost over and I've only used like 300 mb of data. I normally use around 2gb but lately I've just kept wifi on.

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    Just keep an Airplane mode widget in the power widget bar of the pull down screen. After a call, flip that on and off and your 3G should come back on. It's annoying, but really not a deal breaker. Worst case is you have to reboot your phone, which takes 30 secs. Come on people, be adventuresome. ;)
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    I'm running Jeff's rom with slayher's 300-1200 kernel. I have no data at all over wifi and that funky data problem after a call. I just use my power button to toggle airplane mode. The lack of wifi is annoying though. No Pandora while I sleep lol. I'm using it daily with only the aforementioned issues.

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    ummm.... well im using the jan. 4th one and i dont like some things about the setup. I have some good tips for you if you want... first, you really gotta get rid of ADW.Launcher. I'm not a fan of it and you should make it an option to have. What a really like about Ultimate Droid 3.0 is the Launcher. Check out the Ultimate Droid 3.0 launcher and tell me how you like it. That is the main reason I would choose Ultimate Droid over your ROM. I do give you more credit for making the ROM by yourself though.... SO NICE JOB AND KEEP MAKING ROMS dancedroid
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    Try changing your kernel - perhaps to something around 1000 max.
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    That's exactly what I'm doing, GB has too many issues at the moment, it's the bat life that keeps bringing me back to BB, I'm at 50% after 13 hours which included running a bunch of benchmarks on a 1.1ghz kernel (the kernel I always use)
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    Bottom line, the camera has issues and the phone call incoming or out going will stop 3G data.

    Jeff2v's reply to this problem is " I don't use the camera, and I don't use the phone"

    All I can say is, good luck everyone. I want a camera smart phone that works in both fashions.

    Keep up the good work.
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