Getting closer to the edge...

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    So I took a baby step and rooted my phone. I am interested in flashing my first ROM but have a few questions.

    If I flash a ROM onto my Bionic and VZW releases an update, do I have to re-install the stock software or can I just leave it flashed with the new ROM?

    Where is a good source to read about flashing a ROM before I do it for the first time?

    Are there any situations where I brick a phone and totally cannot recover from it? Where can I read about that?

    Sorry for the newbie questions but I want to be sure before I take the first step.

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    What ROM are you looking at anyways?

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    I am looking into Eclipse and Th3ory. Not because I have extensive experience with either but because more experienced people seem to be excited about them.

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    Cool. Now do you have titanium backup?

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    Also, grab the 902 xml for your PC just in case something gets messed up. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1417116
    This would wipe data, but there r ways to prevent if interested.
    Also, when you flash a ROM, you will basically set up your phone like it was just purchased.

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    I have the Titanium Backup and safestrap. I will download the 902xml today.
     
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    Grab rsdlite 5.6 too.

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