[POLL] Free CFW Usage

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by Lacius, Apr 4, 2019.

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  1. Before August 2018 (before signature patches)

  2. August 2018

  3. September 2018

  4. October 2018

  5. November 2018

  6. December 2018

  7. 2019

  8. I don't use free CFW.

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  1. Lacius
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    I'm curious what the overall trend has been like regarding free CFW usage. When I say free CFW, I'm referring to Atmosphere, ReiNX, and anything else that doesn't cost money. If, for whatever reason, you've used more than one free CFW, please choose the date for the first time you started using one.

    If you use free CFW and SX OS, then vote for when you started using free CFW.

    This thread is not for debating the pros and cons of using free CFW as opposed to SX OS.
     
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  2. 1lln3ss

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    I'm not sure where to vote... I dont have any CFW yet, was looking to check my options, then that shitstorm happened
     
  3. Quantumcat

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    When did reinx come out? Would be then
     
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  4. Idontknowwhattoputhere

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  5. gizmomelb

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    needs more options so as to be clearer in data collection and state whether the user has SX OS or not .. as you fail to account for users who have purchased CFW AND also use free CFW.
     
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    Not really, it is the date you started using free CFW. That's pretty clear. The date you started using SX OS has as little to do with the poll as the date you first rode a bike or moved out of home or had your first kiss.
     
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  7. Hayato213

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    November for me when I got my internal Trinket M0 Modded Switch.
     
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  8. gizmomelb

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    you'll be unaware, but Lacius's intention for this poll is to compare the numbers of people using free vs paid CFW.
     
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  9. Lacius
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    If you don't use CFW, then you don't use free CFW.

    In order to be consistent with my last poll, more options cannot be added. If a person uses free CFW in addition to SX OS, then he or should would vote for when he or she started using free CFW. I will add that information to the first post.

    Yes, but not exactly. It's to compare the adoption rates. In other words, the goal is to see if the rate of free CFW adoption is consistent, slowing, speeding up, etc. contrasted with SX OS. It is not to see which is more popular. A single poll could accomplish that.
     
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  10. Lilith Valentine

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    I didn't actually start running any CFW until late last month, but you can rest assured knowing that I didn't pay for free code.
     
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  11. gizmomelb

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    Looking at subsets of data allows the interpretation of data however is wanted.

    A more thorough data set would include details for which months the voter purchased CFW (if at all) as well as when they started using free CFW.

    That would then show trends if people tried CFW but couldn't get it to work and then purchased SX OS, as well as whether SX OS purchasers moved away to free CFW.
     
  12. CrisFTW

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    Well besides SX OS being the only CFW I've used for a good while, Atmosphere is just a better CFW. I don't know whats the point of ReiNX besides having anime on the boot sceeen. Difference I see more is that Atmosphere just gets CFW first on any firmware before anything else for those who like to update their Nintendo Switch (stop updating the Nintendo switch right away)
     
  13. gizmomelb

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    Yes, you have expressed your opinions loudly and on many occasions, just as you have done here also. I am so assured now.
     
  14. Lacius
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    To do anything like that, I'd have to also redo the SX OS poll, and I'm not going to do that right now. This should suffice for now.

    If your posts don't have a point, don't make them.
     
  15. gizmomelb

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    Oh, the irony.
     
  16. Lacius
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    Could you clarify where there's any irony, or are you shitposting again?
     
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    When reinx came out, atmosphere was not released. So there was no question of which was better because one didn't exist for users yet.
     
  18. Lacius
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    Atmosphere was usable during that time, despite not having an official release yet.
     
  19. hippy dave

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    First official atmosphere release (october) was when I made the effort to switch.
     
  20. mmajunkie77

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    This guy just doesn't quit lol.

    I'll pass.
     
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