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http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...oard,2955.html It is back in all it's plagerism glory.

http://www.tomshardware.com click that link to kill your cache and find the guide through that.
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post #42 of 52
"Bent spring".
Wait, what? It's "Buckling spring" you dolts. Plus it's used in the Model-M, arguably the most famous keyboard ever.
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Igor Wallossek learned to copy and paste.
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Given things like "Bent Spring", I'd say he hasn't quite mastered the art of it yet. Good start though.
Edited by ch_123 - 6/13/11 at 3:08pm
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post #45 of 52
Lame reviews. The black widow, seriously? I'll stick with my Filco Linear-R that apparently has a switch bordering on extinction...
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It's time for OCN to stand up for its posters. lawsoot time baby.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Also, they plagiarized our guide like mad and apparently used images from GeekHack members without permission.


*yay*
Hold on, you're saying Tom's stole content from multiple sites?

Why would they do that? They're one of the biggest and most well known sites around. I'm sure they have plenty of resources and connections to do their own research. Surely they knew if they did, it would make it back to enthusiast sites like us.

It doesn't make any sense....
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Originally Posted by Makav3li View Post
Lame reviews. The black widow, seriously? I'll stick with my Filco Linear-R that apparently has a switch bordering on extinction...
What's with the baseless razer hate? Maybe the black widow really was the best?
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Originally Posted by EvanPitts View Post
^^^
Money. The gaming crowd things anything that has the word "gaming" in front means it is somehow better, and they will pay more for "gaming".

Offices really suffer with some of the cheapest kraapp imaginable. They may only be "typing", but they have to do forty-sixty words per minute, without errors, for hours on end - and bad keyboards lead to sloppy, error ridden work and workers that end up injured with carpal tunnel or something. I wish they did a little marketing to that segment - nothing is worse than the garbage keyboard I have at work, like really, $3 keyboard in which I spend half my time making corrections because half the keys don't work properly.

Mechanical switches are hard core. I had an old IBM keyboard that clunked on for at least fifteen years, and was only tossed because it was god-awful ugly, had turned yellow, and no motherboards come with a DIN-5 keyboard connection anymore.
DIN to PS/2 adapters are pretty cheap.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Also, they plagiarized our guide like mad and apparently used images from GeekHack members without permission.


*yay*
and got paid for it...
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
Hold on, you're saying Tom's stole content from multiple sites?

Why would they do that? They're one of the biggest and most well known sites around. I'm sure they have plenty of resources and connections to do their own research. Surely they knew if they did, it would make it back to enthusiast sites like us.

It doesn't make any sense....
Tom's hardware absolutely did not create those .gifs of cherry MX switches.
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
Hold on, you're saying Tom's stole content from multiple sites?

Why would they do that? They're one of the biggest and most well known sites around. I'm sure they have plenty of resources and connections to do their own research. Surely they knew if they did, it would make it back to enthusiast sites like us.

It doesn't make any sense....
Yep, they have lots of resources at their disposal... Such as plagiarizing other sites! Complete with the same mistakes
Edited by ch_123 - 6/14/11 at 12:51am
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