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should I buy a happy hacking keyboard in japan?

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Hi guys I am going to japan in bout two months and I am taking about $450 to spend and i was wondering if I should invest in a HHKB they are $240 in japan.

Or

Should I buy a new cherry mx board, as I already have a cherry mx brown Keyboard:

post #2 of 13
Cherry's for dirty peasants, get a HHKB.
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Can someone please explain to me what is so great about these 1990 keyboards?
This isn't a troll I just don't understand, you'll have a nice beautiful system and then some old 1990 kb next to it.
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Don't know how something like a HHKB can look like it's from 1990 (almost none of the new mechanicals do actually) but it feels insanely better to type on. Nice not typing on rubber mush. tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post

Don't know how something like a HHKB can look like it's from 1990 but it feels insanely better to type on. Nice not typing on rubber mush. tongue.gif
Are they any good for gaming?
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Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post

Are they any good for gaming?
Yeah.
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post #7 of 13
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I think they're just atad bit expensive though whatta bout the realforce 87u they're like 160 in japan
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Cherry's for dirty peasants, get a HHKB.

frown.gif
post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post

Cherry's for dirty peasants, get a HHKB.

I lol'd
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post #10 of 13
lol I wouldn't touch a keyboard without back lit keys personally. Not that I need to look at my keyboard, just that it looks dull at night without it devil.gif

Though I did use a IBM Model M keyboard for years and loved it, though it does nothing to help your gaming ability like a good mouse would. Unless your using OEM trash keyboard.
Though I painted my Model M black because the color was really nasty looking after so many years, ended up just tossing it out a few years back due to age and not being usb.
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