Well, I give my speech tomorrow. With that said, I am no longer taking data (mainly because I do not want to re-write it). As promised, I am posting some of the results of my survey. Once again, a big hearty thank you to those who helped me with this.
1) Rate your personal level of expertise in wii homebrew application creation
1.58 out of 10
2) Rate your personal level of expertise in wii homebrew installation
8.25 out of 10
3) Rate your personal level of expertise in wii homebrew use/knowledge
7.92 out of 10
4) Rate the usefulness of Disc backup loading
5.58 out of 10
5) Rate the usefulness of USB backup loading
9.58 out of 10
6) Rate the threat of piracy on the homebrew community
4.25 out of 10
7) Rate the threat of piracy on the video gaming community
4.83 out of 10
8) Rate the effectiveness of Nintendo’s system updates to thwart homebrew
2.25 out of 10
9) What reason did you purchase your wii? (Paraphrased and selected answers)
"It's just an awesome game console.", "Boredom.", "...bought for more family/children", "The kids wanted one.", "I am a Nintendo loyalist.", "...because the homebrew community was huge for the Wii.", "...a nice console for a not too high price.", "To play The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess."
10) What reason did you apply software modification to your wii? (Paraphrased and selected answers)
"I love making things do what they're not supposed to do.", "To allow the wii to be more widely usable.", "Because I could.", "Not playing games from discs."
13) If applicable, do you prefer using Disc backup loading or USB backup loading?
100% (Ignoring mention of Gamecube Backups)
14) What is the most common homebrew application used on your wii other then backup loading applications, if applicable?
First Place: Wad Manager / Multi Mod Manager Second Place: Tie - snes9xgx and wiimc / mplayer (yes, I grouped them)