Would You Rather

Discussion in 'Droid 2 Roms' started by want a droid, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. want a droid

    want a droid Active Member

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    I'm currently running Liberty v1.0. I'm going back to squidly because of personal preferences.

    Would you rather:
    -Install a backup from 10 days ago
    -Wipe and re-install squidly
     
  2. NiceGuysFinishLast

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    Whenever I change ROMs or anything of the like, I just SBF and do a factory reset, just for peace of mind. I like starting with a clean, stable, known platform and doing my own mods from there. Like working on a car or motorcycle.
     
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    I would also go for a fresh install. Don't know that I would go to the hassle of sbfing first.

    tappin and a talkin
     
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    I would SBF, factory reset, wipe data/cache, and start from a new stock ROM, root and go from there. That's just me, I enjoy setting up from scratch :p
     
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    i like your analogy and i understood after i read it a few times(doing or knowing your research of a certain car/bike that is 'good' and easy to mod) . But say you modded your car/bike like (ei added a new intake/exhaust kit) and if you wanted to switch to another kit then basically you are saying that you would either 1. remove the parts, replace the old parts, then remove those and then place the new kit. or 2. you buy a completely new car/bike and then place the new kit on that. and maybe scrap the other car/bike. Just pointing out how your analogy doesnt really make sense. the first one i made up somewhat does though.
     
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    I was referring to when I buy a bike/car to work on. I prefer to buy a stock vehicle and make my own mods to buying something that someone else has "worked on"... I don't trust the quality of other peoples' work, that's why I do all my own maintenance.

    The analogy stands because if I were to add a new supercharger, I would take the old one off, and my car would be stock.. A new air intake doesn't go in and write system entries to every other part of my car, a new ROM does...

    Edited to add: And if I had a car that was having problems, I wouldn't just start putting new parts on it, I'd start taking mods off one at a time until I found the one causing the problem, THEN start doing modifications. Always better to start with something of known configuration that WORKS, or you'll never track down problems you cause later.
     
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