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I generally use firefox, and have the 9 beta flash player running smooth. But I find Konqueror will usually render things better and more consistently. I vote Konqueror, because when firefox can't 'do it' for me, Konqueror always can.
I prefer Konqueror, because the UI seems a little more stable (based on QT, not XUL), it seems a little lighter and faster, and because it integrates better with KDE. The only good reason to use firefox, IMHO, is if you really want AJAXy stuff like gmail. And, gmail works more or less with Konqueror now, so I prefer to just use that rather than switch between the two.
Opera gets my vote. Far better keyboard control than FF, and feels more finished IMO. Also, the mouse gestures and built in torrent client are handy. As is it starting up with the last session saved. Being able to turn off the plugins and GIF animations from buttons on the toolbar is handy for when I get pointed at sites like MySpace or just anything with loads of ads on it, and the Java and JS toggles are handy for if I ever need to go to a dodgy site.
I've never found a use for any of the firefox extensions that aren't included in Opera by default.
Firefox's only real plus side over opera, IMO, is that it's open source, and can therefore be run easily on 64-bit machines, while Opera cannot.