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post #10921 of 14564
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Originally Posted by v193r View Post
<1% of ppl can use my kb unless they know the hhkb layout, colemak and can touch type.
Are you talking about me?
post #10922 of 14564
maybe, do you not fulfill the requirements?
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Don't mind me, just waiting for those Leopolds from EK.

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post #10924 of 14564
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Originally Posted by Maytan View Post
Don't mind me, just waiting for those Leopolds from EK.

Ho! Art they coming out so soon son? I do not know what thou meanest by EK but I wait still for the Leopolds from double-u double-u double-u dot classy keyboards dot com.

I did hear a rumor that the gentlemen over at yonder internet location may thought they needs change the name of their dwelling to some vulgar and horrific thing. I personally find 'classy' to be sufficient and would be appalled at any change especially to the likes of any modern whim.
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EK= Elitekeyboards.

I don't think that datacal has any plans to stock Leopolds.
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Originally Posted by xira View Post
Yeah I really don't care about ports but I love the blank keys on the Ultimate, although I guess I could buy blank caps for the Rosewill it's just something I don't want to deal with. Also pretty annoying I have to buy a seperate USB>PS2 adapter since the Rosewill doesn't ship with one. I like the weight of the Das but I like the smaller profile of the Rosewill. I've also never heard a Rosewill in person, and although they should be similar since they are both Cherry MX Blues I am skeptical. But with that said, the glossy finish is a huge drawback not because of the cleaning, but because of the delicate scratching. I'm really torn and I understand both will be great choices but it's hard to make a decision, but I will make one by Friday.


(fyi: I looked at the upcoming Leopold/Lei on geekhack but wasn't really impressed)
Never fear: you can order this USB to PS/2 adapter with the Rosewill keyboard:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812200349
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post #10927 of 14564
im be attending school 2morrow with my hhkb. and last time i got asked if my laptop kb was broken, why are they are the keys blank, and why is it better. i wasnt quick and witty enough to give as good of an answer as i had wanted. i said mech kbs give feedback so you know when you pressed the key and blank keys make touch typing easier sorta. Im still not happy with these weak arguments. gimme some inspiration/convincing arguments.

Here is what I got so far:
mechs give tactile feedback
can make you a better typist since you dont need to bottom out thus less fatigue
keys dont get mushy. nothing wears out.
scupted keys put less stress on the finger moving.
I would say "Very quick snap back into rest position" -Manyak. But scissor/chitlet switches on my laptop are faster and you can test this by playing snake and seeing which switch is easier to actuate and doubletap and speed of actuation.

Manyak needs to update his the nkro and usb vs ps2 section now that nkro usb is out on a few kbs.
Edited by v193r - 2/2/11 at 7:09pm
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post #10928 of 14564
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Originally Posted by v193r View Post
gimme some inspiration/convincing arguments.
There are no arguments that will both make you feel good about yourself and make others think you're anything but elitist and lame.

Sorry dude, just part of the territory.
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Just say you love typing on it and it looks nice to you. That's all you really need to say.
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if anything ill let them type on it. if that doesnt convince them, i wont try.
ill let the hhkb do the talking.
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