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Hmm, well I found the blues perfect for typing, and no issues gaming on them either, and I type a lot more than I game nowadays.

Plus, I do like that loud click. It just seems almost obligatory that I should try another switch, but I don't really want the hassle of buying it, deciding I don't like it, then trying to sell it. Really don't know what to do.

That is unless The Keyboard Co operate some sort of crazy "buy-it-use-it-return-it" returns policy, but I doubt it.
    
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Out of these, which ones should i get?

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Hmm, well I found the blues perfect for typing, and no issues gaming on them either, and I type a lot more than I game nowadays.

Plus, I do like that loud click. It just seems almost obligatory that I should try another switch, but I don't really want the hassle of buying it, deciding I don't like it, then trying to sell it. Really don't know what to do.

That is unless The Keyboard Co operate some sort of crazy "buy-it-use-it-return-it" returns policy, but I doubt it.
If you really like Blues, Browns will more than likely be a let down for you. The tactility has been euphemistically described as "subtle". "Nonexistent" is the word I would use.
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Alright, thanks. I'll go for blues, then.

Now, to get the correct layout (UK/EU) with the proper enter key, or get the lamer US layout, just because I can get it in White. :thinking;
    
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I successfully switched from the UK layout to the US one. I am at a stage that I can switch between them relatively seamlessly, although I tend to end up swearing at computers that use the UK layout when I forget that it isn't the US layout, and get " instead of @.
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Asdfgh, I forgot that those two keys were switched around. That'd piss me off like no tomorrow.

UK it is!

Can you Dye keycaps? I read a guide a while back involving some food colouring (I think) and a frying pan, but is there any other way? I should think food colouring wouldn't be too bright.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Hmm, well I found the blues perfect for typing, and no issues gaming on them either, and I type a lot more than I game nowadays.

Plus, I do like that loud click. It just seems almost obligatory that I should try another switch, but I don't really want the hassle of buying it, deciding I don't like it, then trying to sell it. Really don't know what to do.

That is unless The Keyboard Co operate some sort of crazy "buy-it-use-it-return-it" returns policy, but I doubt it.
Late reply, but I agree with ch_123.

If you like the blues, get it. Many people think they are better (for typing anyway). I can't stand the blues, the clicky-ness is annoying to me. That's why I'm going with browns. I think that's one of the main reasons many people buy mx browns TBH.

Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Alright, thanks. I'll go for blues, then.

Now, to get the correct layout (UK/EU) with the proper enter key, or get the lamer US layout, just because I can get it in White. :thinking;
Don't get another blackwidow .

BTW, the US layout IS the correct layout. Everyone knows this. J shaped enter keys are abominations. Vertical ones are nearly as wicked. I believe Obama said something about this during his inaugural speech. That was also part of ancient roman law IIRC.


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Asdfgh, I forgot that those two keys were switched around. That'd piss me off like no tomorrow.

UK it is!

Can you Dye keycaps? I read a guide a while back involving some food colouring (I think) and a frying pan, but is there any other way? I should think food colouring wouldn't be too bright.
Yes you can, depending on the keys. It was RIT dye. That works for some keyboards. There is also vinyl dye/paint. Use many thin coats. I painted my wasd with that stuff and it has lasted a while (the RIT dye wears off of my keys very quickly).
Edited by drjoey1500 - 3/11/11 at 4:44pm
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I believe Obama said something about this during his inaugural speech.
What's an Obama?
    
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What's an Obama?
Some important leader guy lol
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Some important leader guy lol
No, I'm pretty sure it's a foot fungus.
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