I usually use the ones labeled (test) since they don't take very long, and the end product is completely built, if not pretty or efficiently.
For a final project, use the final ones. But seriously, you shouldn't pump out a "final project" too soon. Make sure to test the map out plenty, and make "final" compiles when you think it's good enough to be released.
I don't like quake, never liked quake, and don't like Star Wars quake. So basically jk2mp.exe never gets used on my computer.
Shaving is not a high priority with Jedi. Would you want to shave with a lightsaber?