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It's not as much the sheer decibel quantity of the noise that will annoy people as much as it's the high pitched, plasticky sound, and the fact that you'd be inflicting that sound several hundred times per second on the other people in the room if you can type quickly.
What do you want me to say to this? Should I start telling people that the Cherry MX Blues are just as loud as Buckling Springs?

What is your goal here? It's beginning to feel like you're trying to troll me.
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post #10522 of 14551
From my experience I've brought my Filco MX-Blue into work. I live in cube land and I have people within 20ft of me. They could hear it, but they never complained to the point where it was like WOW STOP WORKING OVER THERE ITS SO LOUD ZOMGGGG. They just made a comment "wow I guess you got a new keyboard".

I asked my co-workers if it was an issue, and they said no. I felt bad that I was loud enough for them to actually make a comment so I returned my keyboard to home, but recently I just don't care anymore and have another Filco Blue in transit and plan to use it at work

EDIT: I'm not sure if the Blues are louder than a pen, but I think it depends on how tolerable the surrounding people are and how loud it is in general. My cube is near the break room and the plant/operations floor (I work at an industrial gas company) so the union guys kind of get loud. Even on rubber domes they can be noticeable in my work...so either way someone is gonna hear you
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post #10523 of 14551
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What is your goal here?
To point out that Blue Cherry switches aren't particularly subtle.

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It's beginning to feel like you're trying to troll me.
PROTIP: Not everyone who has a different opinion to you is trolling you. You really need to get that persecution complex of yours checked out.
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It's not as much the sheer decibel quantity of the noise that will annoy people as much as it's the high pitched, plasticky sound, and the fact that you'd be inflicting that sound several hundred times per second on the other people in the room if you can type quickly.
I think that's where my co-workers really noticed is when I get really into entering in accounts or typing up and e-mail is when I'm probably nearing 100wpm and all those clicks add up, and heaven forbid if I bottom out thats louder lol.
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post #10525 of 14551
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To point out that Blue Cherry switches aren't particularly subtle.
You're making it sound like the clicks are loud and obnoxious, almost as if it's louder than the clicks made by Buckling Springs. You're also giving me the impression that all you want to do is negate everything I say (you see, today isn't the first example of this).

Did I say that the click is very subtle? Nope. All I said is that it's subtle. It's not like I'm saying that they're hard to hear, am I? However, the clicks are quieter than the sound of bottoming out. But take notice here that I did not say that they're significantly quieter, but just that they are quieter. How much quieter are they? It's enough of a difference to notice.

So can you please get off my case now? Damn, dude. It's like you think someone is going to read what I'm saying and go "zomg so that means the clicks are really quiet! I'm gonna get a keyboard with the Cherry MX Blues right now!!!!!". But you see, that's not going to happen. I've been describing the click as "subtle" since about April of 2010, and I have never had anyone misunderstand me. You're the first person to get all up in my face about it, and so I would appreciate it if you'd back off. What's the big deal here? It's not like I'm saying something like, "The clicks of the Cherry MX Blues are 90% quieter than Buckling Springs".
Edited by TwoCables - 1/7/11 at 5:45am
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post #10526 of 14551
But people who aren't used to the mechanical keyboards are going to bottom out like crazy. So it's gonna be audible.
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post #10527 of 14551
I find the Cherry MX Blues loud and obnoxious, almost as if it's louder than the clicks made by Buckling Springs. Also, I don't really mind hearing a person on Buckling Springs. Sounds like Work. The Cherry Blues sound like Mr. T flaunting his gold. YOMV.

post #10528 of 14551
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But people who aren't used to the mechanical keyboards are going to bottom out like crazy. So it's gonna be audible.
But that's the sound of bottoming out, and I already covered it.


Edit: holy crap. I guess I'm not wanted here anymore.
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The irony here is that I was backing up something that someone else said. But cool sperge rage, bro. Bonus marks for putting words in my mouth about buckling springs and the like.
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The irony here is that I was backing up something that someone else said. But cool sperge rage bro. Bonus marks for putting words in my mouth about buckling springs and the like.
Thanks for making it clear that you really are just trying to troll me.

Edit: I don't have time for this right now.
Edited by TwoCables - 1/7/11 at 6:05am
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