Ok so you guys that have done all this stuff. Rooted, modded, flashed, super-usered, amoled and what not. What did this really do. Now you can load "rooted apps", is that really a big deal? One thing I can see is that it allows you to delete bloatware. Otherwise known as the programs loaded on by Verizon but not wanted by every user. Which would be worth it alone in my opinion. It will also allow you to tether without having to "pay". Is the "rooted" phone better? Or is it just not "held back"? The rooted apps, are they all that and a bag of chips? Do they do things that a non rooted app can't? Let me add this. I know you guys are tired of us newbies asking some of these questions and I for one appreciate the manner at which you guys answer them over and over. This site and the sister site are FULL of information. The MUST READS are great and all the instructions are very well written and seem to be easy to follow. Although I have not attempted any of the rooting or more complicated things.