I use Smeeta almost exclusively nowadays. From time to time I switch to Nekros or other frames for which I run Carrier (if I expect the sentinel to take damage) or Helios (to take blackmail photos of that perverted eximus... you know which one).
Thing is, I manage just fine with my spacecat, but when I switch to a Sentinel I don't feel lazy or anything, I just enjoy the ride. I don't even notice I'm attracting drops until I get something rare and think "Oh, right, I'm vacuuming stuff like the Mega Maid!".
My point is vacuum is not an enabler for "lazy players", it's a huge quality o